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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Playing Piano
Qi Gong, Tai ji
Spending time with my beautiful wife :D

What I do for a living:

I'm a student, musician and private tutor.

Headphone Inventory

- AKG K601 (for piano practice)
- Cosmic Ears BA4


- Audez'e LCD-2.2
- Sennheiser HD438
- AKG K271 Mk II
- AKG 702 65th Anniversary
- Stax Sr-202
- Stax Sr-303
- Stax Lambda Signature

Headphone Amp Inventory

KHV88 (DIY tube amp)
Cayin C5


- Lake People G-103-S
- Stax Srm-3
- Matrix M-Stage (both stock and modified)
- Lehmann Black Cube Linear
- RSA Raptor
- Stax SRM-252-II
- Stax SRM-T1 (modified)

Source Inventory

Audio-GD Reference 5.32
Fiio X5


Yulong D18
db Labs Tranquility SE
Violectric V800
Meier Audio StageDAC
iBasso dx50

Cable Inventory

Nothing special at the moment. Cables are the least important parts of a setup anyway.... Not that they don't matter at all, but spend your money elsewhere first.


Kimber KCAG
Oyaide DR-510
Mundorf Zendo
Neo RCAs

Power-Related Components

2x Wireworld Stratus 5²

Other Audio Equipment

Kawai MP-5
Cambridge Azur 740A ---> Eclipse TD-512
PC --> KEF X300A
In construction: Hornfabrik Miro; 3-way horn speaker - basic version with upgraded crossovers.
Soon: Icon Audio St 25 MkII

Music Preferences

Mostly Jazz

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REVIEW: Cayin C5 - A new reference in portable amplifiers
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Audio-gd SA-2 (SOLD)
AManAnd88Keys posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 10/14/14 at 9:27am | 2 replies | 177 views
db Labs Tranquility Dac , SIGNATURE Edition - Rare!!
AManAnd88Keys posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 10/14/14 at 8:29am | 10 replies | 750 views
Review: Estron Linum BaX --- New IEM Cable for a New Age
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