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About Me:

Audiophile into headphones
Married with two in college

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

listening, 2 channel audio, computers, strength training, aquariums.

What I do for a living:

programming in manufacturing with Esprit software

Headphone Inventory

Beyerdynamic DT880 Premium 600 Ohm (jack of all trades)
Audio Technica ATH-AD900 - 35 Ohm (female vocal champs)
Superlux hd668b - 56 Ohm (velour pads) (neutral)
Superlux HD-681 EVO - 32 Ohm (good bass)
AKG K612 PRO Reference - 120 Ohm
Koss Porta PRO (good for TV)
various in-ears mostly for the gym

Headphone Amp Inventory

Keces HA-171
Beresford Bushmaster MKII amp\DAC
Little Dot MKIII (Novosibirsk tubes)
Objective 2 (rear RCA's) built by JDS Labs
Purity Audio KICAS/Caliente (sold)

Maverick Audio D2 DAC

biosciencegeek cmoy (TLE2082 op-amp)

Source Inventory

Oppo DV-980h
Samsung BluRay player BD-C6500 (hated it as a Bluray, great as a source for HP's)
Panasonic DVD-RV31 (good as a transport only)
Onkyo Integra DX-C606

AudioControl C-22 (for correcting any issue's)

Cable Inventory

Esoteric Audio Graphis RCA's with Eichmann Bullet Plugs (detail, detail...and more details)
Audio Art IC-3 RCA & SC-5 speaker cable (great all around cable)
Monster M1000 RCA (an old friend)
Canare Cable 605 L-4E6S RCA (extended highs)
Esoteric Audio EA5 RCA (neutral)
Signal Cable Analog 2 RCA (great bass)
Signal Cable Silver Resolution RCA (jury still out)

Power-Related Components

Dedicated circuit\line for main audio system
The Blue Circle BC86 MKII

Other Audio Equipment

Main audio system-
NAD C542 CD->
Placette Audio Remote Volume Control-->
McCormack dna 0.5 amplifiers (X2) vertically bi-amping-->
Monitor Audio RS6 speakers in Rosenut

Audio-Related Tweaks

Speaker positioning is critical and often overlooked
Vertical rather than horizontial.bi-amping
cables make a difference
kick family out before listening...

Music Preferences

The kind with instruments and sometimes singing...

Interests (non-headphone)

Relaxing...weight training...2 channel audio...cooking...eating...

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

Nexus 7 Gen2 32GB

CADCAM's Recent Activity

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AKG K601 & K612 Pro Owners... UNITE!!
CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/14/15 at 5:31pm | 1817 replies | 177975 views
First headphone amp - recommendations please
CADCAM posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 1/14/15 at 11:50am | 18 replies | 283 views
[Review] Superlux HD681 EVO
CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/9/15 at 3:38am | 543 replies | 136317 views
Purity Audio KICAS\Caliente amplifier **Price Drop**
CADCAM posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 1/4/15 at 4:05pm | 0 replies | 316 views
Beresford Bushmaster MKII appreciation thread
CADCAM posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/4/15 at 8:34am | 15 replies | 932 views
KECES HA-171 review - 2 inputs, preamp and loop-out
CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/26/14 at 12:04pm | 8 replies | 1374 views
Private message is messed up lately
CADCAM posted in this thread in Feedback & Bug Reports 12/11/14 at 11:05am | 7 replies | 96 views
Sennheiser HD 600 Impressions Thread
CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/9/14 at 9:26am | 10144 replies | 600192 views
The Beyerdynamic DT880 Discussion thread
CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/8/14 at 10:02am | 8433 replies | 495535 views
The ATH-AD900 Thread
CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/24/14 at 9:28am | 655 replies | 76101 views


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