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Jones Bob

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Vancouver, WA USA

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257

Join Date:

3/22/13

Last Online:

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What I do for a living:

R&D and NPI Mechanical Engineer

Headphone Inventory

Stax SR-009
Audeze LCD-3F
Stax SR-207


Retired and Sold:
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. Functional on a breadboard for now.
DIY Dr. Richard Marsh designed SS Headphone amp as written up in Linear Audio magazine. Kit from TechDIY.

Retired from headphone use:
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 Gungnir w/USBv2
-Waiting patiently for Schiit Yggdrasil to be releasd

Retired and sold:
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 Diamond USB cable
DIY Evidence Audio Lyric II interconnects with Eichmann RCAs
Straightwire Crescendo II balanced XLR interconnects
Q French Silk TRS single ended copper litz headphone cable.


Retired:
Pangea 4% silver clad copper USB cable
DIY Evidence Audio XLR balanced interconnects
Schiit PYST XLR balanced interconnects
Silflex glass toslink cable.
Straightwire Crescendo II XLR balanced interconnects
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 server upgraded with
16G memory
256G SSD
1TG external HD
Audirvana Plus v1.5.12
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

Audio-Related Tweaks

HiFi Tuning fuses
Jena Labs Contact Enhancer

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New Audeze "Prototype-Z"!
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/19/14 at 1:10pm | 210 replies | 13788 views
The Stax Thread III
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/18/14 at 5:09pm | 3506 replies | 176335 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/18/14 at 1:57pm | 3491 replies | 365878 views
Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/10/14 at 9:57pm | 6287 replies | 520434 views
STAX SR 507, 407, 307, 207
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/10/14 at 12:22pm | 13 replies | 394 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 10/10/14 at 10:41am | 3574 replies | 642346 views
Audeze LCD-3 Impressions Thread
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/10/14 at 10:39am | 3242 replies | 163797 views
Stax KGST,size,power,exact measurments??
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/29/14 at 5:12pm | 0 replies | 135 views
New Audeze LCD3
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/29/14 at 12:18pm | 9748 replies | 657658 views
Stax SR-009 Channel Imbalance Trouble / Driver Problem?
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/28/14 at 10:49am | 634 replies | 40086 views

 

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