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blasjw

Location:

Silicon Valley

Forum Post Count:

201

Join Date:

2/25/13

Last Online:

3 weeks ago

What I do for a living:

Electrical Engineer/Mathematician/Cryptographer

Headphone Inventory

AKG K7xx (62 Ohms), K553 Pro (32 Ohms)

Audio Technica ATH-AD700 (32 Ohms), MSR7 (35 Ohms)

Beyerdynamic DT-880 Manufaktur (600 ohms), DT-770-PRO-32 (32 Ohms)

Etymotic ER4-S (100 Ohms)

Fostex TH-900 (25 Ohms), TH500RP (48 Ohms)

German Maestro GMP 400 (300 Ohms)

Grado SR80 (32 Ohms)

Sennheiser HD650 (300 Ohms)

ZMF Purple Galaxy LTD Edition Vibro Planars (inbound - 50 Ohms)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Bravo V2

Emotiva mini-X a-100

Gustard X10

Schiit Magni (<0.1 ohm), Mangi 2U, Vali

Yulong U-100

Source Inventory

Adcom GDA-600 (Burr Brown PCM63)

AudioQuest Dragonfly v1.2 (ESS Sabre 9023)

Behringer DEQ2496 (AKM4394)

Emotiva ERC-3 spinner (Analog Devices AD1955)

Gustard X12 (ESS Sabre 9018), U12 (XMOS ­ U8)

Melodious Audio MX-U8

Onkyo C-S5VL SACD Player (WM8742)

Oppo BDP-93 (CS4382A)

Schiit Modi (AKM4396), Modi 2U (AKM4396)

Sony BDP-BX57, BDP-S570, BDP-S350, PS3 Slim, PS3 Fat (w/3.55 Firmware for SACD DSD ripping to DSF)

Yellowtec PUC2 Lite USB to AES converter

Cable Inventory

Emotiva X Series Digital Coaxial RCA, X Series Optical Toslink, X Series IEC Shielded Power, X Series Balanced XLR
Audioquest Evergreen .6m (1.96 ft.) 3.5mm to 3.5mm Analog Audio Interconnect Cable, Forest USB A to Mini USB, Forest OptiLink Full to 3.5mm Optical Audio Cable, Forest USB A to USB B, Evergreen RCA to RC
Hosa Pro Dl Cable 1/4IN Ts Rca 3F, EBU-003
GLS Audio Mic Cable Patch Cord - XLR Male to XLR Female

Power-Related Components

3 x Emotiva CMX-6 Precision Common Mode AC Line Filter & Power Distribution System
Schiit Wyrd
UpTone Audio USB REGEN

Other Audio Equipment

Niles Audio AXP-1 Auxiliary Input Selector
Pre: Emotiva USP-1, Schiit Sys (passive)
Amp: Emotiva XPA-200, Onkyo M-282 (thinking about replacing it with a Vincent SP-331 Hybrid)
Speakers: Onkyo SKF4800, Polk RTi-A12, JBL ES80BK
Subs: 2 x Sony SAW3000/Z 12", JBL ES250PBK 12"

Miscellaneous:
Behringer ECM8000 Ultra-Linear Measurement Condenser Microphone
Behringer DEQ2496 Digital 24-Bit/96 kHz EQ/RTA Mastering Processor (Added heat sinks to the SHARC DSP chips and the AKM DAC - no more spontaneous resets. Planning on upgrading the power supply. Eventually may upgrade the DAC and possibly upgrade the analog I/O as well)

Wish List: Emotiva UPA-200, UMC-200, UPA-700

Audio-Related Tweaks

Op-Amps:

2 x AD797AD Single (8-DIP)
4 x AD797BRZ Single on 2 x dual SOIC to 8-DIP adapters
2 x Burson Supreme Dual (discrete)
2 x Dexa Special Edition Dual (discrete)
2 x LM4562NA Dual (8-DIP)
2 x LME49860NA Single (8-DIP)
2 x LME49990MA Dual (8-DIP)
4 x OPA627AU Single on 2 x dual SOIC to 8-DIP adapters
2 x OPA-2604AP Dual (8-DIP)

Interests (non-headphone)

Electronics, Computers, Movies, Music, Car Audio.

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New Audio-gd DAC-19 [10th Anniversary Edition]
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    blasjw posted in this thread in Computer Audio 6/16/15 at 11:18am | 2416 replies | 188577 views
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    blasjw posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 6/12/15 at 8:54am | 494 replies | 37527 views
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