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Music, reading, occasional golf/tennis, and the English game of cricket.

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Private Equity investment professional

Headphone Inventory

Audez'e LCD XC
Fostex TH 900
Hifiman HE 4
Hifiman HE 6
Kingsound Electrostats (don't use 'em anymore)
Senn HD 650
Senn HD 800
Stax 007 MK1
Stax SR 009 (yeah baby!)
Stax SR 5
V-Moda XS

First set of HPs owned: ATH M50 and Grado SR 325is (still own 'em but with my daughters)
HE 400, Senn Momentums - Gifted to my nephews
HE 500 - sold
LCD 2.2 - sold
LCD 3 - traded

Headphone Amp Inventory

In alphabetical order:
Bottlehead Crack with Speedball upgrade
Burson Soloist
Emotiva mini-X
Project Ember
Schiit Asgard, Lyr, Mjolnir, Vali
Stax SRM 717
Zana Deux Prototype

Electric Avenues PA2V2
Fiio X-7 and X-11

Source Inventory

Macbook Air. Mac mini
DACs: Geek Out 720
Schiit Bifrost Uber with USB,
Schiit Gungnir

Ordered: Geek Pulse X with femtoclock

Other: Portable stack - CLAS -db + RSA SR 71B

Cable Inventory

Q-cables for LCD 2.2, 3 (balanced and SE)
Moon Audio Silver Dragon balanced HP cables for the orthos and balanced interconnects
Moon Audio Silver Dragon cable and adapters - balanced, SE - for the TH 900
PYST (Bifrost to Lyr)
BNC Halide for Macbook Air to Bifrost
Speaker tap cable from BTG for the Emotiva
Toxic Cable Silver Widow for the Senn 650
Toxic Cable Silver Poison balanced cable for the Audez'e cans
Double Helix Cable - Complement 2 balanced cable for the Audez'e cans
Wywires Red cable for the HD800

Audio-Related Tweaks

JVC integrated receiver
NHT tower speakers

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Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
kothganesh posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components Today at 12:32 am | 1499 replies | 132597 views
Light Harmonic Geek Wave
kothganesh posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Yesterday at 9:52 pm | 711 replies | 39760 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
kothganesh posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard Yesterday at 8:29 am | 2751 replies | 508492 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
kothganesh posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/16/14 at 9:24am | 13923 replies | 603557 views
Hifiman he-400i Impressions and Discussion
kothganesh posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/15/14 at 9:47am | 2103 replies | 147612 views
Is anyone building the KGSSHV?
kothganesh posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 9/14/14 at 9:54pm | 460 replies | 38066 views
Schiit Gungnir DAC
kothganesh posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/14/14 at 9:50pm | 1569 replies | 226145 views
Non-audiophile reactions to high-end headphones Part II
kothganesh posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/14/14 at 9:49pm | 3817 replies | 250389 views


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