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Jones Bob

Location:

Vancouver, WA USA

Forum Post Count:

697

Join Date:

3/22/13

Last Online:

1 hour, 44 minutes ago

What I do for a living:

NPI Project Engineer: US, China and Malaysia

Headphone Inventory

Stax SR-009
Stax SR-L700
Stax SR-007 MK2
Stax SR-207
Stax SR-003


Retired and/or Sold:
Audeze LCD-3F
Audeze LCD-3C
Audeze LCD-X
Audeze LCD-2.2
Bose QC15
AKG701

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

Sold:
Schiit Mjolnir
Schiit Lyr
Altmann BYOB
DIY Tripath

Source Inventory

Schiit Yggdrasil

Retired and or sold:
Schiit Gungnir w/USB gen2
Schiit Bifrost
DIY ESS9023 DAC with LiFePo battery supply
DIY Buffalo II DAC with Paul Hynes shunt regulators and supply, then replaced with LiFePo batteries.

Cable Inventory

AudioQuest Vodka Ethernet
Curious USB Cable
Straightwire Crescendo II balanced XLR interconnects

Retired:
Ridge Street Audio Designs Poeima!!! silver-ribbon balanced XLR 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

Sold:
Moon Audio Silver Dragon V3 Premium headphone cable

Power-Related Components

Furman PST-8D power conditioner strip
OEM power cords.

Other Audio Equipment

2013 Mac Mini as music only server upgraded with
16G memory
256G SSD
1TG external HD
Audirvana Plus
Apple Airport Express
Sonore microRendu

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

Audio-Related Tweaks

Shorted all unused Yggy inputs.
Custom DIY TPS7A4700 (4uV noise) power supplies for mRendu and Airport Express.
Stax SR-009 digitally equalized for Harman Target Response curve.

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The Stax Thread III
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 8:48 pm | 9689 replies | 570570 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 | 175 views
DAC for SR-009/BHSE
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/10/16 at 2:15pm | 58 replies | 8358 views
What a long, strange trip it's been -- (Robert Hunter)
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Mike Moffat (Baldr) 8/3/16 at 12:33pm | 1020 replies | 82062 views
SOLD: Uptone Audio Regen (Amber)
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 7/19/16 at 8:08am | 1 replies | 133 views
Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/19/16 at 8:26pm | 3081 replies | 359522 views
Portland, OR May 7, 2016 Impressions
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 5/10/16 at 11:20am | 34 replies | 3600 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 4/11/16 at 2:57pm | 12448 replies | 2423118 views
Audeze LCD-4
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/11/16 at 3:57pm | 4470 replies | 364652 views

 

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