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Jones Bob

Location:

Vancouver, WA USA

Forum Post Count:

671

Join Date:

3/22/13

Last Online:

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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.

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 -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

Retired:
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

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 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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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 | 10544 replies | 2103247 views
The Stax Thread III
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/11/16 at 7:40am | 8669 replies | 497108 views
What a long, strange trip it's been -- (Robert Hunter)
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Mike Moffat (Baldr) 4/1/16 at 9:23am | 621 replies | 48681 views
Audeze LCD-4
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/11/16 at 3:57pm | 3722 replies | 297032 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/5/16 at 7:36am | 9140 replies | 1032669 views
Stax SR-007 driver dead
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 3/1/16 at 10:08am | 11 replies | 567 views
Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/18/16 at 10:47am | 2342 replies | 283463 views
Schiit Gungnir w/USB 2 and Schiit Wyrd
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 9/7/15 at 2:46pm | 0 replies | 169 views
Diana: the second release by Abyss Headphones!
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/2/15 at 3:03pm | 159 replies | 16302 views
Did Sennheiser just reveal the Orpheus successor?
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/2/15 at 12:38pm | 1035 replies | 187773 views

 

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