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3 days, 18 hours ago

About Me:

Lifelong metaphysical dilettante

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Besides listening to music (and building audio gear)?

What I do for a living:

Consumer bankruptcy lawyer

Headphone Inventory

Senn HD600; Beyer DT880/600, Senn 201

Headphone Amp Inventory

Bottlehead Crack with Speedball upgrade.

Source Inventory

Mach2Music w/Pure Music & Halide DAC HD; Oppo BDP-93; Merrill ES-R1 on Target wall shelf; Jelco 750DB arm, Zu Denon DL103; Cinemag 1254 SUT w/WBT 0201 RCAs; Bottlehead Eros phono pre; TT Weights super clamp.

Cable Inventory

15' Cardas replacement cable for HD600s; Belden 89259 interconnect; BJC 10 White (Belden 5000) speaker cable; Audio Sensibility Impact phono cable; Moon Audio terminated DH Labs BL-1 patch cable.

Power-Related Components

Shunyata Hydra 2 power conditioners, Shunyata Venon & Venom 3 power cords, Panamax conditioner/surge suppressor for digital gear, 2 dedicated 20A circuits (one analog w/Shunyata receptacle, one digital w/Furutech receptacles.

Other Audio Equipment

Bottlehead 2A3 Stereomour stereo amp; Bottlehead Extended Foreplay III linestage; Dynakit ST70 rebuild; GlassWare Audio Design Aikido Noval linestage in process; Blumenstein Orca speakers on steel & MDF stands; REL T2 sub on Auralex Gramma base

Audio-Related Tweaks

Crack has Speedball upgrade, Dayton film coupling caps bypassed with Russian surplus teflon FT-3s, Cardas RCAs, PEC 100K mil spec pot, NOS '60's RCA 6080 and Mullard CV4003 tubes, Belton octal socket, Nichicon KX 'Standard Audio' PSU electrolytics, all soft-annealed silver signal & ground wiring, Cliff phone jack, Herbie's Tendersoft feet..

Stereomour has Connex Tiffany RCAs; Cardas rhodium over silver binding posts; Alps Blue Velvet pot; Audiocap Theta coupling caps bypassed with Russian FT-1 telfons; parafeed caps are Mundorf Silver-Oil; tubes include NOS Raytheon 12AT7WA triple mica black plate and a matched pair of EML 2A3-S; teflon UX-4 sockets; Herbie's Tube Damper for signal tube; feet are Herbie's Hard Isoball footers.

Music Preferences

Jazz: straight-ahead, piano combo, progressive;, Americana; rock-n-roll; blues and electric blues, swamp funk.

Interests (non-headphone)

Craft beer, live music, fixin' up the house, good movies, Indian and Thai food.

DownhomeUpstate's Recent Activity

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SOLD Beyer DT880 600 Excellent cond.
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 6/11/15 at 3:54pm | 4 replies | 257 views
REL T2 sub
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 9/29/14 at 8:01pm | 0 replies | 169 views
IC - DH Labs Silver Sonic Interconnect
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 8/17/14 at 8:22pm | 3 replies | 254 views
Musical Surroundings Nova II Phono Preamplifier - SOLD
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 7/5/14 at 2:31pm | 1 replies | 350 views
DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 5/28/14 at 6:14pm | 3460 replies | 1437891 views


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