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|What I do for a living:
||NPI Project Engineer: US, China and Malaysia
Stax SR-007 MK2
Retired and/or Sold:
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||DIY Dr. Kevin Gilmore designed KGST "mini Blue Hawaii" hybrid SS/Tube electrostatic headphone amplifier. 1950s NOS Tungsol triple mica square getter 6S4A tubes with Herbie's tube dampeners. Alps RK50 recently replaced original build Alpha potientometer. Also, replaced stock +/-15VDC supply in KGST with GRLV.
In process of building: KGSSHV Carbon
Retired from headphone use:
DIY Dr. Richard Marsh designed headphone amp. A great amp, only reason I retired it, can only play with dynamic headphones, which I no longer own.
DIY PP 6V6 tube amp (based on Poindexter's Musical Machine with Electraprint PSSS output transformers)
Music Angel PP 6P1P (6AQ5) tube amp
Retired and or sold:
Schiit Gungnir w/USB gen2
DIY ESS9023 DAC with LiFePo battery supply
DIY Buffalo II DAC with Paul Hynes shunt regulators and supply, then replaced with LiFePo batteries.
||AudioQuest Vodka Ethernet
Ridge Street Audio Designs Poeima!!! silver-ribbon balanced XLR interconnects
Curious USB Cable
Straightwire Crescendo II balanced XLR interconnects
Monoprice XLR balanced interconnects
AudioQuest Diamond USB cable
Q Cable French Silk TRS single ended copper litz headphone cable.
Pangea 4% silver clad copper USB cable
DIY Evidence Audio XLR balanced interconnects
Schiit PYST XLR balanced interconnects
Silflex glass toslink cable.
Stock Audeze ADZ6SE TRS single ended and ADZ6B4 XLR headphone cables
Moon Audio Silver Dragon V3 Premium headphone cable
||Uptone Audio UltraCap LPS-1 for microRendu
Furman PST-8D power conditioner strip
OEM power cords.
|Other Audio Equipment
||2013 Mac Mini as music only server upgraded with
1TG external HD
Apple Airport Express
Altec 890C Bolero speakers modded with vintage ESS Great Heil AMT tweeters.
Altec Model 19 speakers with vintage TAD TD-2001 HF compression drivers.
DIY Evidence Audio speaker cables
iPod Touch 5 32G
iPad Air LTE 32G
iPhone 6 Plus 64G
||Shorted all unused Yggy inputs.
Jones Bob's Recent Activity
BHSE - tube rolling
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/29/16 at 10:42am | 145 replies | 6237 views
The Stax Thread III
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/26/16 at 9:55pm | 10675 replies | 643348 views
Life after Yggdrasil?
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/4/16 at 1:57am | 1001 replies | 99308 views
The Stax SR-L500 and SR-L700 Impressions Thread
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/31/16 at 8:19pm | 422 replies | 90059 views
Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/28/16 at 9:11am | 8534 replies | 779733 views
Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/12/16 at 1:54pm | 3480 replies | 431333 views
AudioQuest Diamond USB cable -SOLD
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 8/14/16 at 8:14pm | 3 replies | 217 views
DAC for SR-009/BHSE
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/10/16 at 2:15pm | 62 replies | 9828 views
What a long, strange trip it's been -- (Robert Hunter)
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