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Jones Bob


Vancouver, WA USA

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What I do for a living:

NPI Project Engineer

Headphone Inventory

Stax SR-009
Stax SR-207

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.

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 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 Belden 2221 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

Audio-Related Tweaks

Schiit Wyrd USB Decrapifier
HiFi Tuning fuses
Jena Labs Contact Enhancer

Jones Bob's Recent Activity

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Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 2/27/15 at 7:35am | 2761 replies | 269360 views
New Audeze LCD3
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/25/15 at 6:22pm | 10119 replies | 713266 views
Who is thinking of buying the Schiit Yggdrasil?
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/24/15 at 7:21am | 106 replies | 6993 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 2/23/15 at 7:17pm | 5546 replies | 1145355 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/23/15 at 12:47pm | 4889 replies | 534167 views
Stax SR-009 and SR-007 Mk1 earpad DIY mods
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/22/15 at 2:51pm | 13 replies | 388 views
The Stax Thread III
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/12/15 at 4:32pm | 4595 replies | 242869 views
Stax protection
Jones Bob posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/3/15 at 4:13pm | 15 replies | 528 views
Audeze EL-8: The EL-8 is a must-hear at CES 2015
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/5/15 at 9:21pm | 2930 replies | 276899 views
Schiit Owners Unite
Jones Bob posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/13/14 at 12:41pm | 8986 replies | 464839 views


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