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Headphone Inventory

HiFiMAN HE-560s & HE-500s
AKG Q701s
AKG K550s
Grado SR225s

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Lyr
JDS Labs C5

Source Inventory

Schiit Bifrost Uber + USB
HiFimeDIY Sabre U2 Asynchronous USB DAC + USB Isolator

Cable Inventory

plusSound Echo Series cable (Cryo Treated Type 2 Litz Copper) for HE-500s
DIY cables for HE-560s and Q701s (Mogami W2799 in paracord)
DIY interconnects for Stack o' Schiit (Mogami W2893 in white Techflex)
a purtty Amazon USB that glows blue at the ends ;-)

Old Stuff in a Basket
Redco Mogami mini-quad cable for Q701s - chopped up for DIY interconnects
PYST RCA for Brifrost to Lyr x 2, since first pair was defective; fixed first, got a free second
AudioQuest Golden Gate 3.5mm-to-RCA

Other Audio Equipment

Rockbox'd iPod 160 GB Classic

Audio-Related Tweaks

Homemade Magick Monkey pads for HE-560s & HE-500s
HE-560 pads from HiFiMAN foam salvaged from making jergpads
HE-500 pads from butchered Q701 pads
Both pads angled and covered with the sweetest microsuede from Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores
jerg's grill, pad and felt mods for HE-500s; pads not used much
Bass port mod (port covered with spongy foam squares) and wool felt driver damping rings for Q701s

Music Preferences

stuff that makes my ears drool.

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Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Yesterday at 2:11 pm | 3120 replies | 118440 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 12:52 pm | 8300 replies | 528268 views
DIY Cable Questions and Comments Thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 9/19/14 at 6:22pm | 2560 replies | 94425 views
Schiit Owners Unite
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/19/14 at 2:51pm | 6943 replies | 350904 views
Mission: Replace the HiFiMAN ear pads with other brand ear pads
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/19/14 at 2:22pm | 481 replies | 49777 views
= Hifiman HE500 & HE400 Jergpad Mod v2.5 =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/18/14 at 12:09pm | 1669 replies | 106306 views
= Hifiman Regrilling Mod =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/17/14 at 2:35pm | 505 replies | 36542 views
Q701 impressions thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/13/14 at 10:06am | 7723 replies | 409376 views


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