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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Playing Piano
Psychology & Psychotherapy
Spending time with my beautiful wife :D

Headphone Inventory

I'm more into speaker-fi and less into head-fi nowadays!

- AKG K601


- Audez'e LCD-2.2
- Sennheiser HD438
- AKG K271 Mk II
- AKG 702 65th Anniversary
- Stax Sr-202
- Stax Sr-303
- Stax Lambda Signature
- Cosmic Ears BA4

Headphone Amp Inventory

KHV88 (DIY tube amp)


- Lake People G-103-S
- Stax Srm-3
- Matrix M-Stage (both stock and modified with OPA 627)
- Lehmann Black Cube Linear
- RSA Raptor
- Stax SRM-252-II
- Stax SRM-T1 (modified)
- Cayin C5
- JDS Labs C5

Source Inventory

DDDAC 1794 with output transformers


Yulong D18
db Labs Tranquility SE
Violectric V800
Meier Audio StageDAC
iBasso dx50
Fiio X5
Audio-GD Reference 5.32
Metrum Acoustics Octave Mk II

Cable Inventory

Nothing too crazy at the moment, just some good cables with low capacitance.


Kimber KCAG
Kimber Timbre
Oyaide DR-510
Mundorf Zendo
Neo by Oyaide RCAs
Vovox Sonorus S

Power-Related Components

Furman AC 210

Other Audio Equipment

Kawai MP-5 stage piano
Focusrite 18i6 sound card

Speaker Setup:
Three way speakers, DIY: Klangfilm Eurodyn replica midrange horn with JBL 2420 Alnico driver, Sonido Alnico bass, Monacor tweeter + autoformer crossovers

DIY SET amplifier

Octal tube preamplifier w/ 6AH4GT tubes (based on a design by Thomas Mayer)

DIY copper loudspeaker cables


Adam Arttist 5 active speakers
KEF x300a active speakers
Fujitsu Ten Eclipse TD512 fullrange speakers
Iso Acoustics speaker stands

Music Preferences

Mostly Jazz, classic music and lots of other well-recorded stuff

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Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
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Metrum Acoustics Musette NOS R-2R DAC (2015) Discussion thread
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updated their location 10/16/15 at 2:17pm
    SchiitShow 2015 Impressions
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    try to use Cardas to get a warm sound for my RS2e
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    pls remove, added in error
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