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Jones Bob


Vancouver, WA USA

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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

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.

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

Schiit Mjolnir
Schiit Lyr
Altmann BYOB
DIY Tripath

Source Inventory

Schiit Yggdrasil -it really is that good.

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 Diamond USB cable
Ridge Street Audio Designs Poeima!!! silver ribbon balanced XLR interconnects

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.
Straightwire Crescendo II XLR balanced interconnects
Stock Audeze ADZ6SE TRS single ended and ADZ6B4 XLR headphone cables

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 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
iPhone 6 Plus 64G

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The Stax Thread III
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/19/16 at 8:27am | 9349 replies | 548230 views
AudioQuest Diamond USB cable
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 7/15/16 at 4:01pm | 0 replies | 61 views
What a long, strange trip it's been -- (Robert Hunter)
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Mike Moffat (Baldr) 6/9/16 at 3:20pm | 845 replies | 69655 views
Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/19/16 at 8:26pm | 2938 replies | 338772 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 | 3542 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 | 11661 replies | 2305449 views
Audeze LCD-4
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/11/16 at 3:57pm | 4295 replies | 348574 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/5/16 at 7:36am | 9254 replies | 1052757 views


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