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Head FI newb

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Sailing, tube audio, DIY, solar...

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Headphone Inventory

LCD-2.2 Rosewood

Headphone Amp Inventory

Krell KSA5 clone
SuSy Dynalo
Woo Audio WA3+
Constant Current Source Mod
Power Tubes (TS 7802WB, Amperex 7802, WE421A, GEC 6AS7G, JAN-CAHG-6080WA, Bendix JAN-CEA-6080WB Graphite Cross, 6H13C Winged =C=, GE5998A/JAN, Chatham 2399, Cetron 7236, Sylvania 7236, RCA 6080, GE 6AS7G copper shield)
Driver Tubes (Amperex 6DJ8 PQ A-frame Holland Tek Selected, Amperex JAN 6922, Allied Japan 6BZ7 gold pin, 6Н1П-ЕВ, Brimar 6BQ7A, Sylvania 6BQ7A, RCA clear top 6GU7, RCA clear top 6FQ7, 6SN7 Mouse Ears, 6Н5П-ЕВ triple mica)

Source Inventory

Schiit Modi
Digital FLAC/ALAC via Aspire netbook
iPod Touch 4th gen
Pure i20

Cable Inventory

Next on the DIY list

Power-Related Components

SCA-35 (mod)

Other Audio Equipment

Mission 700

Audio-Related Tweaks

CCS Mod, power supply bypass, power supply high ESR recap, heater virtual ground.

Music Preferences

Jazz, electronica, exotica, metal, acoustic

Interests (non-headphone)

Sailing / Sailboat Racing

GrindingThud's Recent Activity

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Testing audiophile claims and myths
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Sound Science 5/20/15 at 3:46pm | 6335 replies | 386417 views
The Audeze LCD-2 Ortho thread (New)
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/18/15 at 3:39pm | 6937 replies | 391348 views
2359glenn | studio
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 5/17/15 at 4:39am | 11589 replies | 244308 views
Audeze LCD-3 Impressions Thread
GrindingThud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/9/15 at 5:16am | 3740 replies | 208512 views
Krell KSA 5 Clone (China)
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 5/3/15 at 4:53am | 24 replies | 4222 views
Audeze Deckard - class A amp, USB DAC
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 5/2/15 at 5:21am | 67 replies | 11525 views
Beta-22 attenuator issue/question
GrindingThud posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 4/14/15 at 7:23pm | 10 replies | 187 views
Skeptico Saloon: An Objectivist Joint
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Sound Science 4/14/15 at 4:45pm | 1657 replies | 44802 views
Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
GrindingThud posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/13/15 at 6:20pm | 6143 replies | 368133 views


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