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What I do for a living:

Designer, Woodwork, Social work and everything else that is interesting and meaningful ;)

Headphone Inventory

Philips Fidelio X1 (Van Damme XKE Pro-Patch + Neutrik Rean gold jacks recabling)

Superlux HD-681 (Fran`s mkII hw filter + custom velour pads + Van Damme XKE Pro-Patch dual-entry recabling)

Superlux HD-662F (custom wood re-design/build, custom hw filter + custom velour pads + Van Damme XKE Pro-Patch dual-entry recabling)

Xiaomi Piston ( v2.1 16Ω ) IEM

T-Peos Popular (incoming soon)

Headphone Amp Inventory

1) Aune T1 (re-capped with ELNA SilmicII)
2) iBasso DX50 @ mid-gain
3) ELE EL-D02 (re-capped with ELNA SilmicII)

Source Inventory

1) Aune T1 DAC (SS BB-PCM1793 + Tube buffer)
2) iBasso DX50 (WM8740) (Sound Unlocked 1.3.3 FW @ FLAC-only mode,CPU 312kHz, IRR off, DF slow roll-off)
3) ELE EL-D02 (SS BB-PCM2704)

Main tubes for Aune T1 DAC:

5x Siemens E88CC (GØ 1≠ 6A / GØ 1≠ 5L / EØ 1≠ 6A, grey plates, o-ring getter, gold pins)
Amperex 6GM8/ECC86 (⊿8J5, orange globe logo)
2x Ultron SQ PCC189/7ES8 (DJF V3B, Bharat India, gold label)
Amperex 6DJ8/ECC88 (GAC ⊿9F3, single support leg dimpled disc getter, orange globe logo)
Siemens PCC189 (IP1 B7C3, Blackburn)
2x Ultron PCC189/7ES8 (50402, white label)
Amperex 6DJ8 (GA8 ⊿0F3, A-frame, PQ orange shield logo)
5x Miniwatt-Dario ECC189 (|X1 ±2L4 .. , Chartres France, yellow "shield" logo)
Siemens PCC88/7DJ8 (≠2J)
2x Miniwatt-Dario PCC189 (IP9 ⊿9F1)
Mullard ECC88 (GAG ⊿5D2, newer shield logo)
2x JAN Sylvania 6922 (82219 EAD 7002, US, green label)
6H1N-EB (Voskhod, double wire supported "cup" getter)
6N23P (Reflector, V 72)
Pinnacle PCC85 (dark grey top glass, relabeled & uncoded, very very good!)
2x GE JAN 6BQ7A (green label, o-ring getter with glowing wire under it)
Tesla E88CC (37 white label, grey plate, O-ring getter, 101 U2 W4 crossed swords)
Tesla E88CC (32 yellow label, grey plate, O-ring getter, red tip glass, gold pins)

and lot of other good tubes... over 70 tubes ;)

Aune T1 upgrades:

Headphone amp board coupling capacitors > ELNA SilmicII 47uF 50V
Headphone amp board rail voltage capacitors > ELNA SilmicII 470uF 25V
Secondary power supply capacitors > ELNA SilmicII 470uF 25V
Main power supply capacitors > Panasonic FR 3300uF 25V

CMC gold plated OFC pins ceramic tube socket + CMC PCB socket adapter

Cable Inventory

Van Damme Pro Grade Classic XKE Pro-Patch

Other Audio Equipment

cheap modified UON HT-3010 2.1 PC system

Music Preferences

TOOL, A Perfect Circle, The Mars Volta, Dead Letter Circus, Tesseract, Karnivool, Porcupine Tree, Omar Rodríguez-López, Bosnian Rainbows, Nine Inch Nails, Animals as Leaders, Kilimanjaro Darkjazz Ensemble, Katatonia, Deftones, King Crimson, Bloc Party, Radiohead, Antemasque, Mutemath, Sigur Ros, Estas Tonne, Puscifer, Silversun Pickups, Atoms for Peace, The Joy Formidable, Mushroomhead, Kaya Project, Depeche Mode, Massive Attack, Martin Grech, Crosses, Lamb, Curve, Ganesh Rao, Chris Isaak, Wye Oak, Evaline, Alt-J, Jericco, Yoav, Thom Yorke, Klaxons, M83, DubFX, Ez3kiel, Foo Fighters, Eleven Tigers, Korn, Eskmo, Filter, Origami Sound, Finley Quaye, O. Children, Nick Drake, Pantha Du Prince, Rammstein, Caribou, Moderat, Metallica, Bonobo, Dream Theater, The Glitch Mob, 65 days of static, Anathema, Aromabar, Bahamas, Audioslave, Bat for Lashes, Type O Negative, Burial, PJ Harvey, Apparat, Blood Command, Boards of Canada, Cinematic Orchestra, Effigy, Friendly Fires, Hooverphonic, Gonzales, How to Destroy Angles, Jurojin, Ital Tek, Gypsy & the Cat, Arvo Pärt etc.

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

iBasso DX50: Mini Audio silicone cover (black) + 3250mAh "gold" battery (Samsung S3 i9300) + ADATA Premier Micro SDXC UHS-I 64GB + Savvies SU75 screen protector

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[New] Philips Fidelio X1
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[Review] Superlux HD681 EVO
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iBasso DX50 Wallpaper (320x240) Gallery
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