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About Me:

Built my first stereo amp at 16 - know my way around a soldering iron.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Cycling, Walking, Photography, Audio (obviously), Music, Playing the mandolin

What I do for a living:

Local Government

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD598, Sennheiser HD420SL, Sony MDR-XB41EX, Audio Technica ATH-M50X, Xiaomi Piston3, Xiaomi Hybrid Dual Driver

Headphone Amp Inventory

Pro-Ject Headbox S, Project Starlight, Mr Nixie Mini-Headphone amp, Schiit Magni

Source Inventory

Arcam CD62t, Cambridge Audio Azur 350C and 340C, Sony MZ-RH1 HiMD recorder, Sony MDS-JB930 & 940 MD decks, xDuoo X3 DAP

Cable Inventory


Other Audio Equipment

Quad 33 & 405 (tweaked) amps, QED A240CD amp

Interests (non-headphone)

Cycling, Motorcycling, Walking, Photography

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Honda Transalp 700 Motorcycle, Panasonic Lumix GH3 camera, Leica Trinovid 8x42 binoculars, Fujinon FMT-SX 7x50 binoculars, Mercian handbuilt steel bicycles

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Rockbox Xduoo X3
MandoBear posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 9/17/16 at 6:42am | 1366 replies | 137971 views
XDuoo X3 DSD 24Bit / 192KHz CS4398 Chip Lossless Music Player
MandoBear posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 5/17/16 at 10:51am | 4292 replies | 595533 views
Xiaomi Hybrid IEM Thread (Piston successor)
MandoBear posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 2/27/16 at 9:24am | 835 replies | 469633 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
MandoBear posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 1/22/16 at 11:34am | 17617 replies | 3217247 views
updated their location 7/25/14 at 1:46am
    Mr. Nixie tube headphone amp kit
    MandoBear posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 4/13/13 at 1:07am | 14 replies | 11108 views


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