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Lohb

Formerly known as MunkyNutz.

Location:

Luang Prabang South-East Asia

Forum Post Count:

771

Join Date:

1/13/13

About Me:

Living in Asia

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Lush hills/mountains of Asia.
Producing planar magnetic wood cups/accessories in my spare time.

What I do for a living:

Post-grad student from October

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........work in progress.
(My modification to MOON EBONY wood + (direct to planar soldered) DOUBLE HELIX CABLES PEPTIDE DIY CRYO LITZ, male Kobiconn (RSA/ALO) to balanced speaker taps mod/ SE Oyaide 3.5" to female Kobiconn (RSA/ALO). Crocodile skin headband or crocodile skin suspension headband.)


FOSTEX T50RP - " 'Baby' closed LCD-2.1 signature"
(My modification to ....gloss black modded dual-entry cups / crocodile skin headband / Litz cryo balanced cables Kobiconn (RSA/ALO) balanced to 3.5mm + Kobiconn (RSA/ALO) to balanced speaker taps / soft black suede-topped HM5 memory foam earpads / textured leather/suede elastic suspension headband )
Sound sig. ...Enhanced bass + "de-shouted mids" + treble recessed signature.


DENON D2K - Dynamic cone monsters
(My modification to ....wood upgrade kit to cups in Albizia Saman/Monkey Pod wood and new Mogami balanced/SE re-cable DIY kit, internal modification after extended listening, Sennie 650 headband cushion, suede-topped HM5 memory foam earpads.

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

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






*****************************WANT TO BUY****************************
Lite Audio PCM1704 DAC
or
Pedja Rojic TDA1541A DAC/trafo KIT
+
TED JORDAN EIKONA 2 or AUDIO NIRVANA 12-15" full range cones in self-build cabinets + a sub
+
HiFiMAN HE-400i
+
Stax SRX-MK 3 (1975-1979) with HFM-560 headband installation somehow / my designed leather/suede earpads....+ Woo Audio WEE electrostatic energizer (old meets new)

PORTABLE
iBASSO DX50 (Opamp + caps mod kit)
+
iBASSO PB2 portable amp (LME49990 4x Opamp / dummy buffer kit) transportable stack for my Fostex T50's...

Headphone Amp Inventory

TEMPLE AUDIO BANTAM GOLD Speaker Amp - 50 watts into 8 ohms/6-8 watts of underused headroom into 50/60 ohms (silvered mica caps on the input/output filter + my design CNC alu/exotic wood trim case asap)

BERESFORD BUSHMASTER MKII DAC/AMP *** SWAPPED for D2K.*** - Very natural sounding DAC. Headphone out only good for dynamic cans in my exp...not enough power for planars.

Source Inventory

SANSA CLIP ZIP ROCKBOXED

MACBOOK AIR with AUDIRVANA +
(Direct Mode and Integer Mode 1)

HifimeDIY U2 DAC (ES9023). use it as a stop-gap between DACs...or mobile Macbook Air use.
Also used to bridge USB to optical Bushmaster MK2 DAC before on MACBOOK AIR which has no native optical out.

Cable Inventory

CRYO UP-OCC LITZ or CRYO UP-OCC cables
ANTI-CABLES 0.5M RCA-RCA

Power-Related Components

MAINS ISOLATION STUFF

XP8000 BATTERY PACK mains isolation device
XPAL WILLY voltage regulator 12 volts + 16 Volts plugs for 2 small speaker amps
HifimeDIY USB mains isolation device - for DAC when MBA on mains
MBA mains isolation off internal battery

Other Audio Equipment

Anker MP141 Bluetooth 4.0 Portable Speaker...my travel speaker.

Music Preferences

Glitch, roots electro + new electro, IDM, deep dubby acid-tinged Chicago house, italo-disco, dark tangential future funk (aka quality techno), electronica, deep dubby techno, ambient, dub.........and much more.

Interests (non-headphone)

Kawasaki ER6N
Custom single speed titanium mountain bikes painted by tattoo artists with Japanese artwork.
Build your own speakers scene aka - How to out-spec. a supposed "$4k" speaker set for $400 with improved version cones.
Want to learn kite-boarding (but not die tangled in the kite at the bottom of the ocean).

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Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Today at 12:58 am | 3812 replies | 231389 views
DIY Cable Questions and Comments Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions Yesterday at 9:48 pm | 2400 replies | 89107 views
Hifiman he-400i Impressions and Discussion
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 9:41 pm | 1330 replies | 103585 views
MrSpeakers Alpha Dog Revealed! - The World's First Production 3D-Printed Headphones
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/19/14 at 10:38pm | 7829 replies | 504246 views
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updated their location 8/19/14 at 5:50pm
    **Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
    Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/19/14 at 4:51pm | 17928 replies | 754671 views
    = HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
    Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/16/14 at 12:24am | 7440 replies | 481678 views
    Denon D2000/D5000, MD2000/MD5000 Appreciation Thread!
    Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/14/14 at 6:04am | 4015 replies | 202683 views
    NAD Viso HP50 : Another superb headphone from Paul Barton?
    Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/11/14 at 4:09pm | 1367 replies | 151662 views
    What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
    Lohb posted in this thread in Music 8/8/14 at 9:49am | 54555 replies | 1671777 views

     

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