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||Westerner living in Asia.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Lush green hills of Asia.
Designing headphone wood cups/accessories in my spare time.
|What I do for a living:
||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 ALBIZIA SAMAN wood + (direct to planar soldered) KIMBER CABLES 19AWG CRYO OFC, male Kobiconn (RSA/ALO) to balanced speaker taps mod/ SE Oyaide 3.5" to female Kobiconn (RSA/ALO). Black micro-suede 2015 ear-pads . 3D printed Fazor/more open grills.
FOSTEX T20RP - 'Baby' closed LCD-2.1 signature.
(My modification to ....prototype wood dual-entry cups / rubber Fostex headband removed + hand-carved leather headpad installed / Litz cryo balanced cables Kobiconn (RSA/ALO) balanced to 3.5mm + Kobiconn (RSA/ALO) to balanced speaker taps / soft black micro-suede topped HM5 ear-pads.
Sound sig. ...Slightly DARK like LCD-2.1..enhanced bass + "de-shouted mids" + treble edge tamed signature.
***SOLD*** MODIFIED HiFiMAN HE-400
***SOLD*** MODIFIED NAD VISO HP-50
***SOLD*** MODIFIED DENON D2K
*****************************WANT TO BUY****************************
CANS/SPEAKERS END-GAME SET-UP :
ALPHA PRIME or LCD-X
PEDJA ROGIC TDA1541A DAC/TRAFO KIT + DIY CURRENT DOMAIN AMP + ROBINETTE BOX + 4x AUDIO NIRVANA DIY CONES....+ MY DESIGN SPEAKER CABINETS.
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||CAYIN C5 (OPAMPs upgrade....ADA4637-1BRZ).....excellent budget level portable amp. Organic, wide 3D presentation..... pairs excellently with my modded T20RP's.
***SOLD*** LIGHT HARMONIC GO1000
***SOLD*** TEMPLE AUDIO BANTAM GOLD Speaker Amp - 50 watts into 8 ohms/6-8 watts of underused headroom into 50/60 ohms
||SANSA CLIPZIP ROCKBOXED....
ASUS ZENFONE 4
MACBOOK AIR with AUDIRVANA + 2.0.x
Direct Mode and Integer Mode 1
***TRADED*** BERESFORD BUSHMASTER MKII DAC/AMP - Very natural sounding/organic 3D DAC. Headphone out only good for dynamic cans in my experience.....not enough power for planars. A real hidden gem in the low-end pricing. May pick it up again. I guess this is as close to organic/natural as Wolfson ever got with the overlooked/obscure Wolfson WM8524 DAC chip. Popping/noise issues on anything above 16/44 on some hardware/software combos though....
||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
||ENERGIZER XPAL 8000mAh portable battery
TERADAK 5-volt USB power cleaner/regulator
MBAir mains isolation.
|Other Audio Equipment
||Anker MP141 Bluetooth 4.0 Portable Speaker...my travel speaker.
||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.........and much, much .......................................more.
Custom single speed titanium mountain bikes painted by tattoo artists with Japanese artwork.
Original Jeet Kune Do
Want to learn kite-boarding (but not die tangled in the kite at the bottom of the ocean).
Lohb's Recent Activity
The NEW Cayin C5 portable power house.
Lohb posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 5/24/15 at 10:20pm | 1648 replies | 146754 views
GUSTARD H10 High-current Discrete Class A output Stage Headphone Amplifier
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Denon D2000/D5000, MD2000/MD5000 Thread!
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Electronic Music Exchange (House, DnB, Dubstep, etc.)
Beresford TC-3618 TOSLINK Optical Cable
Lohb posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 5/23/15 at 1:43am | 0 replies | 33 views
CRYO UP-OCC 3.5"-3.5" Interconnect
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CRYO UP-OCC LITZ 3.5"-3.5" Interconnect
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The Audeze LCD-2 Ortho thread (New)
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