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Lohb

Location:

South-East Asia

Forum Post Count:

1707

Join Date:

1/13/13

About Me:

Westerner living in Asia.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Designing headphone wood cups/accessories in my spare time.

What I do for a living:

Post-grad student.

Testing a small part-time 'audio hardware art' start-up in next 12 months..

Headphone Inventory

Love to find underdog audio equipment good for electronic music that punches above its weight class...

LCD 2.1 - The deepest darkest chocolate with a dash of coffee & cream........modification work in progress.
(My modification to ALBIZIA SAMAN wood + (direct to planar soldered) KIMBER CABLES 19AWG CRYO OFC, male 4-XLR to balanced speaker taps mod / SE Oyaide 3.5" to female 4-XLR. Black micro-suede 2015 ear-pads . Black leather 2015 headband. Planar pad. 3D printed Fazor/more open grills.


Prototype exotic wood Fostex-based planar magnetic can dubbed "Origin" just now........


Knowledge Zenith ED-9 - Crazy cheap earphones with a rich tonality and great detail/separation/sound-stage.Scales significantly with a C5 amp.


OWNED

***SOLD*** MODIFIED HiFiMAN HE-400

***SOLD*** MODIFIED NAD VISO HP-50

***TORN DOWN OUT OF ACTION*** MODIFIED DENON D2K




*****************************WANT TO BUY****************************

CANS/SPEAKERS END-GAME SET-UP :

ETHER-C or LCD-X

PEDJA ROGIC TDA1541A DAC/TRAFO KIT + DIY CURRENT DRIVE AMP + ROBINETTE BOX + 4x AUDIO NIRVANA D.I.Y. CONES....+ MY DESIGN SPEAKER CABINETS.

Headphone Amp Inventory

CAYIN C5.....excellent budget level portable amp. Organic, wide 3D presentation..... pairs excellently with my modded T20RP's.

***SOLD*** LIGHT HARMONIC GO1000 - transparent and dynamic, but lacking soul.

***SOLD*** TEMPLE AUDIO BANTAM GOLD Speaker Amp - 50 watts into 8 ohms/6-8 watts of underused headroom into 50/60 ohms

Source Inventory

Heavily modified battery-powered TDA1387 based DAC/AMP (16x chips)
*** Work in Progress *** Looking for the TDA1541A sound from an obscure chip....

ASUS ZENFONE 4 + UAPP

MACBOOK AIR with AUDIRVANA + 2.x.x
Direct Mode and Integer Mode 1


***TRADED*** BERESFORD BUSHMASTER MKII DAC/AMP

Cable Inventory

CRYO UP-OCC LITZ or CRYO UP-OCC cables
ANTI-CABLES 0.2M RCA-RCA
DIY 3-line 24AWG UP-OCC USB Cable (Data-Only Modification)
TERADAK USB Data+Power Y-Merger Cable
PSA TYPE 6 LITZ INTERCONNECT with CRYO'd 3.5's

Power-Related Components

ENERGIZER XPAL 8000mAh portable battery
TERADAK 5-volt USB power cleaner/regulator
MBAir mains isolation.

Music Preferences

Glitch Hop, melodic glitch, roots electro + new electro, IDM, deep dubby acid-tinged underground house, italo-disco, dark tangential future funk (aka quality techno), electronica, deep dubby techno, ambient... dub.........et cetera....

Interests (non-headphone)

Kawasaki ER6N
Original Jeet Kune Do
Want to learn kite-boarding (but not die tangled in the kite at the bottom of the ocean).

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Amp recommendations for Audeze LCD-2
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Today at 5:11 am | 8171 replies | 816251 views
The NEW Cayin C5 portable power house.
Lohb posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps Yesterday at 11:03 pm | 1781 replies | 168407 views
Knowledge Zenith (KZ) impressions thread
Lohb posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 9/1/15 at 5:49am | 6197 replies | 490379 views
Electronic Music Exchange (House, DnB, Dubstep, etc.)
Lohb posted in this thread in Music 8/27/15 at 10:31pm | 6312 replies | 191572 views
GUSTARD H10 High-current Discrete Class A output Stage Headphone Amplifier
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/27/15 at 10:21pm | 3186 replies | 190485 views
NEW 2015 - HIFIMAN HE400S
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/27/15 at 10:18pm | 1469 replies | 143161 views
The Audeze LCD-2 Ortho thread (New)
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/27/15 at 7:33pm | 7059 replies | 407668 views
Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/22/15 at 7:22pm | 6453 replies | 395901 views
Audeze LCD-X
Lohb posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/18/15 at 10:11pm | 6891 replies | 564648 views
The Opamp thread
Lohb posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 8/18/15 at 10:03pm | 4969 replies | 575458 views

 

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