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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.

ThurstonX's Recent Activity

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= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 2:20 pm | 7308 replies | 476180 views
= Hifiman Regrilling Mod =
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 8:56 am | 418 replies | 32756 views
DIY Cable Questions and Comments Thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 8/19/14 at 7:26pm | 2382 replies | 88486 views
Schiit Lyr Tube Rollers
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/19/14 at 6:37am | 2705 replies | 108152 views
JDS Labs C5/C5D (pg96) portable amp/amp+DAC appreciation + discussion thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 8/16/14 at 3:16pm | 2687 replies | 248758 views
Q701 impressions thread
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/16/14 at 2:34pm | 7584 replies | 397958 views
Ipod classic - rockbox - its happening.
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 8/15/14 at 8:05am | 3109 replies | 429466 views
Reversible AKG K701 bass mod
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/15/14 at 8:00am | 199 replies | 32642 views
= Hifiman “Fuzzor” Mod = (Driver backwave felt damping modification)
ThurstonX posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/14/14 at 1:03pm | 79 replies | 6615 views


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