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Lohb

Formerly known as MunkyNutz.

Location:

Asia

Forum Post Count:

683

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.........en route asap..........
Let the modding begin soon !

FOSTEX T50RP (my modification to ....gloss black modded dual-entry cups / crocodile skin headband / Litz cryo balanced cables XLR / XLR to 3.5mm + XLR speaker taps / soft black suede topped 003 pads / textured leather/suede elastic suspension headband / enhanced bass + "de-shouted mids" + treble recessed signature)


DENON D2K upgrades ASAP (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.


***UP4SALE*** HiFiMAN HE-400 (my modification to ....woodies / bigger Jergmod grills / textured leather headband mod / cryo occ balanced direct termination cables XLR / XLR to 3.5mm + XLR speaker taps / Beyer velour earpads)


***SOLD*** NAD VISO HP-50 ( Suspension headband in light & airy black camo mesh + dual entry 3.5" mono plug balanced Cryo UP-OCC cables with Kobiconn (RSA/ALO) balanced male termination plug,flared bigger earpads)





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

Modified PCM1704 TUBE DAC with 6N2P tubes
or
DIYA GroupBuy TDA1541A TUBE DAC KIT with 6N2P tubes
+
TEMPLE AUDIO BANTAM GOLD Speaker Amp - 50 watts into 8 ohms/6-8 watts of underused headroom into 50/60 ohms (my upgrades...silvered mica caps on the input/output filter + my design CNC alu/exotic wood trim case)
+
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

BERESFORD BUSHMASTER MKII DAC/AMP *** SWAPPED for D2K.***

Soon to be modified INDEED 2021S MINI-AMP (Kobiconn IRIS balanced female panel mount plug vs taps /air coils replaced/better caps mix) with XPAL WILLY voltage regulator @ 12 volts
Does 2-4 watts into 50/60 Ohms on taps / Battery isolated from mains with XP8000 BATTERY PACK.

HifimeDIY U2 DAC (ES9023). Also used to bridge USB to optical Bushmaster MK2 DAC on MACBOOK AIR which has no native optical out.

Source Inventory

SANSA CLIP ZIP ROCKBOXED

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

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 - for 2-4 watts into 50/60 ohm mini-amp
XPAL WILLY voltage regulator 12 volts + 16 Volts plugs
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

Music Preferences

Glitch, electro, IDM, deep dubby acid-tinged Chicago house, italo-disco, dark tangential future funk (aka quality techno), electronica, ambient, dub, Acid House.

Interests (non-headphone)

Kawasaki ER6N
Honda Zoomer X/Ruckus modification scene
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).
Original Jeet Kune Do.

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Audeze Wood Care Kit + Audeze Wood Storage Case
Lohb posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... Today at 6:03 am | 0 replies | 35 views
**Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 7:17 pm | 17621 replies | 725350 views
Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 6:49 pm | 3529 replies | 212498 views
Hifiman he-400i Impressions and Discussion
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/11/14 at 10:35pm | 624 replies | 54940 views
Mac OS X Music Players - alternatives to iTunes
Lohb posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/11/14 at 8:04pm | 2217 replies | 322430 views
NAD Viso HP50 : Another superb headphone from Paul Barton?
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/7/14 at 8:33pm | 1254 replies | 136338 views
Denon D2000/D5000, MD2000/MD5000 Appreciation Thread!
Lohb posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/6/14 at 7:55pm | 3932 replies | 196819 views
DIY Cable Questions and Comments Thread
Lohb posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 7/1/14 at 10:34pm | 2234 replies | 80326 views
MHDT Labs Stockholm 2 : A Review
Lohb posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 6/29/14 at 5:14am | 16 replies | 1898 views
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