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About Me:

Old, partially deaf, but still going strong.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Sailing, lacrosse, ice hockey, audio. Still doing it all at age 64 (sort of)!

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Headphone Inventory

Audeze LCD-2, AKG K-701, Sennheiser HD-650, HD800

Headphone Amp Inventory

DNA Stratus + AVVT Meshplates
Blue Circle SBH + Custom Capacitor Pack + updated output stage

Source Inventory

Audio Note Cd4.1x
MacBook Pro + Wavelength Proton

Cable Inventory

ICs: 2 prs Crimson, 3 prs AN-Vx I, 3 pr AN-Lexus
Headphone cable: 2 prs Moon Black Dragon, 1 pr Norse, 1 pr. Moon Silver Dragon
Speaker:Crimson, AN Lexus, AN-SPe
Power: 2 Blue Circle BC61, 6x BC62, 1 Moon Audio Black Dragon

Power-Related Components

BC Shuko power bar
Isotek 4-way

Other Audio Equipment

Tonian Labs TL-D1 speakers
Audio Note AN-K Spe speakers
Stirling LS3/5A V2 speakers
Abraxas Class A KT88/KT66 PP-triode mono blocks
Fi 2A3/45 mono blocks
DeHavilland UV-3 Preamp
Closet full of tubes

Audio-Related Tweaks

Some locally made coupling devices (brass footers), sofas and rugs

Music Preferences

Periods: Baroque and Classical + Late Romantic and Early Modern music.
Favorite composers: Bartok, Sibelius, Mahler, Bruckner, Bach, Strauss, Chopin Instruments: Clarinet, French Horn, Classical Guitar, Cello.
Alt Country, Indie, Americana:
Favorite Artists: Bill Callahan, Clem Snide, Jay Farrar, Howe Gelb, Ohia-Magnolia Electric Co, Jimmy LaFave, Stephen Malkmus, and many, many more.

Interests (non-headphone)

Family, sailing, lacrosse, traveling, reading

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

Books, clothes, watches,....

Frihed89's Recent Activity

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DNA Stratus 2A3 amplifier - first impressions
Frihed89 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/5/14 at 11:12pm | 2045 replies | 140074 views
Maestral´s Had-AudioLab from Croatia Europe
Frihed89 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/11/14 at 12:03pm | 57 replies | 5495 views
HD800 being "picky" with amps myth
Frihed89 posted in this thread in Sound Science 6/23/14 at 2:19am | 238 replies | 9235 views
Moon Audio Feedback
Frihed89 posted in this thread in Moon Audio Premier Sponsor Forum 6/9/14 at 1:39am | 246 replies | 21736 views
Sennheiser HD650 Impressions Thread
Frihed89 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/8/14 at 3:38am | 20002 replies | 1230741 views
Audible Differences in Copper vs. Silver Cables?
Frihed89 posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 5/21/14 at 11:52am | 188 replies | 24045 views
Headphones you regretted buying the most
Frihed89 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/13/14 at 11:49pm | 1699 replies | 222547 views
Frihed89 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 4/7/14 at 4:31am | 16 replies | 2726 views
The new Eddie Current 2A3x4
Frihed89 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/3/14 at 4:10am | 143 replies | 7347 views


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