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Headphone Inventory

HiFiMAN HE-560, HE-5LE & HE-500
Philips X2
AKG K550
AKG Q701
Grado SR225

Briefly owned:
Sennheiser HD 650
AKG K712 Pro

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Lyr
JDS Labs C5

Source Inventory

Schiit Bifrost Multibit + Gen 2 USB
HiFimeDIY Sabre U2 Asynchronous USB DAC + USB Isolator
Schiit Wyrd
Schiit SYS
Emotiva XPS-1
JVC AL-FQ5 turntable with "AT92DSH AT92E Cartridge w/Shibata JICO Brand Needle" from turntableneedles.com
Rockbox'd iPod 160 GB Classic

Cable Inventory

DIY cables for both HiFiMAN cans and Q701 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 Q701 - 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

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)

I don't understand this section...

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Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/23/17 at 8:45am | 12726 replies | 521854 views
Mission: Replace the HiFiMAN ear pads with other brand ear pads
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/23/17 at 6:43am | 607 replies | 120235 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/22/17 at 1:19pm | 17672 replies | 1183958 views
Fidelizer appreciation and impressions thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Computer Audio 4/14/17 at 1:52pm | 441 replies | 19718 views
= HE-560 Enhancement Mod (v1.5) =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/26/17 at 12:06pm | 335 replies | 39156 views
The 6SN7 Identification Guide
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/27/17 at 6:48am | 108 replies | 70156 views
CES 2017: MQA announces TIDAL Masters, and more
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Head-Fi Network & Industry News 2/19/17 at 6:29am | 682 replies | 41588 views
Ipod classic - rockbox - its happening.
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/16/17 at 5:14pm | 3621 replies | 639906 views

 

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