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||Westerner living in Asia.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Designing headphone wood cups/accessories in my spare time.
|What I do for a living:
Testing a small part-time 'audio hardware art' start-up in next 12 months..
||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.
Exotic wood Fostex-based planar magnetic headphones.
***TORN DOWN OUT OF ACTION*** MODIFIED DENON D2K
Knowledge Zenith ED-9 - Superb cheap earphones with a rich tonality and great detail/separation/sound-staging.Scales significantly even with an entry-level C5 amp. Going against the grain/consensus on the KZ thread, I love the gold nozzle on them as it nails tonality and find the stock un-modded brass nozzle sterile with ragged treble.
Rock Zircon - Waiting for delivery. Hopefully my bassier exercise IEMs
***SOLD*** MODIFIED HiFiMAN HE-400
***SOLD*** MODIFIED NAD VISO HP-50
*****************************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
||***SOLD*** CAYIN C5.....excellent budget level portable amp. Organic, wide 3D presentation..... paired 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
||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
||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.
||IDM, melodic glitch, roots electro + new electro, deep dubby acid-tinged underground house, italo-disco, dark tangential future funk (aka quality experimental techno), electronica, deep dubby techno, ambient... dub.........et cetera....
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
ROCK Zircon + Mula IEM Impressions Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... Yesterday at 9:56 pm | 239 replies | 8041 views
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Vintage/Current R2R DAC Owners Discussion, Insight, and Review Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/30/15 at 6:15pm | 558 replies | 16088 views
GUSTARD H10 High-current Discrete Class A output Stage Headphone Amplifier
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/28/15 at 11:51pm | 3331 replies | 205373 views
Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/28/15 at 9:37pm | 6636 replies | 407244 views
**Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/27/15 at 12:22am | 20794 replies | 936321 views
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