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ThurstonX

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Headphone Inventory

HiFiMAN HE-560s & HE-500s
Philips X2
AKG K550s
AKG Q701s
Grado SR225s

Briefly owned:
Sennheiser HD 650s
AKG K712 Pros

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Lyr
JDS Labs C5

Source Inventory

Schiit Bifrost Uber + Gen 2 USB
HiFimeDIY Sabre U2 Asynchronous USB DAC + USB Isolator
Schiit Wyrd
Schiit SYS
Emotiva XPS-1
JVC AL-FQ5 turntable
Rockbox'd iPod 160 GB Classic

Cable Inventory

DIY cables for both HiFiMAN cans and Q701s using 100/46 type 2 Litz wire in paracord and braided

DIY interconnects for Stack o' Schiit + XPS-1: 3 pairs using 100/46 type 2 Litz wire in generic tubing with Platinum Grey Techflex covera and Rean RCA plugs

PC-to-Wyrd: A purtty Amazon USB that glows blue at the ends ;-)
Wyrd-to-Bifrost: Ziotek 1-ft. USB Shortys™ USB 2.0

Old Stuff in a Basket:
Redco Mogami mini-quad cable for Q701s - chopped up for DIY interconnects
More Mogami W2799
PYST RCA for Brifrost to Lyr x 2, since first pair was defective; fixed first, got a second for free
AudioQuest Golden Gate 3.5mm-to-RCA
Bits & Pieces

plusSound Echo Series cable (Cryo Treated Type 2 Litz Copper) for HiFiMAN - SOLD

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

Brainwavz HM5 Memory Foam Velour Pads with red Creatology adhesive foam mounting rings for Fidelio X2s; double-stacked black Creatology adhesive foam mounting ring attachments for stock pads for extra room

jerg's grill, pad and felt mods for HE-500s; pads not used much

jerg's HE-560s Enhancements, except the pads

Badass acrylic PC fan grills on HE-560s and HE-500s

Bass port mod (port covered with spongy foam squares) and wool felt driver rings for Q701s

Music Preferences

Stuff that makes my ears drool.

Interests (non-headphone)

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Philips Fidelio X2?!
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Today at 8:32 am | 1799 replies | 169853 views
Schiit Owners Unite
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/17/14 at 4:37pm | 7923 replies | 407963 views
Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/17/14 at 10:57am | 4186 replies | 159070 views
Indexes don't refresh, some threads keep refreshing
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Feedback & Bug Reports 12/17/14 at 7:07am | 70 replies | 1389 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/17/14 at 6:52am | 10892 replies | 677217 views
DIY Cable Questions and Comments Thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 12/17/14 at 6:48am | 2966 replies | 125103 views
Q701 impressions thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/15/14 at 10:14pm | 8266 replies | 456970 views
Ipod classic - rockbox - its happening.
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 12/12/14 at 8:27pm | 3248 replies | 467052 views
FS: AKG K712s, like new - SOLD
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 12/12/14 at 1:40pm | 12 replies | 768 views

 

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