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Lohb

Formerly known as MunkyNutz.

Location:

South-East Asia

Forum Post Count:

952

Join Date:

1/13/13

About Me:

Expat living in Cloud City

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

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) TOXIC CABLES 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. Black micro-suede 2014 earpads with dust filter removed.)


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****************************

LIGHT HARMONIC GO 1000 running off USB ANKER 13,000mAh BATTERY PACK or clean Teradak 5-volts USB set-up.....

PEDJA ROGIC TDA1541A DAC/TRAFO KIT + DIY CURRENT DOMAIN AMP + ROBINETTE BOX

MAGNEPAN + SUB

ALPHA PRIME

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)

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)

Source Inventory

SANSA CLIP ZIP ROCKBOXED

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

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

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.
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

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Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/23/14 at 6:28pm | 4519 replies | 260471 views
Light Harmonic Geek Out EM/1000 Impressions Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 10/21/14 at 7:06pm | 1391 replies | 87608 views
Denon D2000/D5000, MD2000/MD5000 Appreciation Thread!
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/21/14 at 6:17am | 4196 replies | 207837 views
Fostex TH600 Dynamic Headphones
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/17/14 at 1:32am | 2373 replies | 168028 views
What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
Lohb posted in this thread in Music 10/15/14 at 10:24am | 55835 replies | 1704137 views
Electronic Music Exchange (House, DnB, Dubstep, etc.)
Lohb posted in this thread in Music 10/15/14 at 6:48am | 5795 replies | 166758 views
Hifiman he-400i Impressions and Discussion
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/15/14 at 4:03am | 2579 replies | 177868 views
**Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/13/14 at 8:38am | 18331 replies | 776299 views
Just listened to some Fostex T50RPs today... WOW!
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/10/14 at 12:23am | 10728 replies | 888767 views
HiFiman HE-500 (HE as in High End) Proving to be an enjoyable experience in listening. .
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/10/14 at 12:19am | 14937 replies | 607982 views

 

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