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New England, USA

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About Me:

Audiophile into headphones
Married 24 years with two in college

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

listening, landscaping, 2 channel audio, strength training, biking, aquariums.

What I do for a living:

programming in manufacturing with Esprit software

Headphone Inventory

Full ~
AKG K612 PRO Reference ~120 Ohm
Audio Technica ATH-AD900 ~35 Ohm
Beyerdynamic DT880 Premium ~ 600 Ohm
Koss Porta PRO ~ 60 Ohm
Sennheiser HD600 ~300 Ohm
Superlux hd668b (velour) ~56 Ohm
Superlux HD-681 EVO (velour) ~32 Ohm

Kz ED-9
Kz ED-10
Kz Edse
Meelec CW31 Wooden
Mrice BALDOOR E300
Philips SHE3580 (gave to my son)
Xiaomi Piston 2

Sennheiser HD598
Takstar HI2050
Sennheiser PX100

Headphone Amp Inventory

Little Dot MKIII Novosibirsk power tubes
6ZH1P-EV VOSKHOD for HD600 or EI 6HM5 ( EC900 6HA5 6HQ5 ) Yugoslavian drivers for DT880
Keces HA-171
Beresford Capella
Beresford Bushmaster MKII amp\DAC

biosciencegeek cmoy (TLE2082 op-amp)

JDS Labs O2
Purity Audio KICAS/Caliente (great amp btw)
Qinpu A3
JDS Labs cMoyBB v2.03
Penguin Caffeine amp

Source Inventory

Oppo DV-980h
Onkyo Integra DX-C606
Samsung BluRay BD-C6500
Panasonic DVD-RV31

Beresford Bushmaster MKII (Anker Pro battery)
Maverick Audio D2 DAC (factory upgraded op-amp & tube)

Cable Inventory

Esoteric Audio Graphis cable with Eichmann Bullet Plugs
Monster M1000 RCA
Canare Cable 605 L-4E6S RCA
Esoteric Audio EA5 RCA
Signal Cable Analog 2 RCA
Signal Cable Silver Resolution RCA
Signal Cable MagicPower Power Cord
Audio Art IC-3 RCA & SC-5 speaker cable

Power-Related Components

Anker Astro Pro2 20000mAh Multi-Voltage external battery
200 amp Square D service with dedicated line for main system
The Blue Circle BC86 MKII in headphone room.

Other Audio Equipment

Main 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...
Sub while listening to headphones works great!

Music Preferences

Fusion Jazz

Interests (non-headphone)

Wife...kids...relaxing...weight training...2 channel audio...cooking...eating...Jake...

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

laptops- Asus Win7 & Gateway running Linux Maya Mint 17.1
Galaxy S4
Nexus 7 Gen2 32GB
I do not listen through my computer, tablet or phone...
I do ride my Marin San Rafael

CADCAM's Recent Activity

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Knowledge Zenith (KZ) impressions thread
CADCAM posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 10/3/15 at 4:14pm | 6702 replies | 549040 views
Chinese / Asian Brand Info Thread (Headphones, IEMs, Amps, DACs)
CADCAM posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 9/29/15 at 3:55pm | 18788 replies | 1318539 views
ROCK Zircon + Mula IEM Impressions Thread
CADCAM posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 9/23/15 at 11:12am | 247 replies | 8585 views
Beresford Capella Impressions & Discussion Thread
CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/21/15 at 4:00pm | 488 replies | 13181 views
Sennheiser HD 600 Impressions Thread
CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/14/15 at 5:49pm | 12492 replies | 746412 views
updated their location 9/8/15 at 11:13am
    AKG K601 & K612 Pro Owners... UNITE!!
    CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/4/15 at 4:57pm | 1997 replies | 209138 views
    The Beyerdynamic DT880 Discussion thread
    CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/3/15 at 4:12am | 9419 replies | 567768 views
    [Review] Superlux HD681 EVO
    CADCAM posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/22/15 at 6:50pm | 701 replies | 186842 views
    Beresford Bushmaster MKII appreciation thread
    CADCAM posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 8/20/15 at 6:58pm | 136 replies | 7688 views


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