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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, Denon DL103R, Cinemag 3440A SUT, Bottlehead Seduction phono pre w/C4S upgrade, TT Weights clamp and outer ring.

Cable Inventory

15' DIY w/DHC Nucleotide wire, Cardas Senn connectors and Neutrik plug in process.

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 integrated amp; 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 silver signal & ground wiring, Cliff phone jack,Herbie's Tendersoft feet..

Seduction caps are DynamiCap E's, Vishay bulk foil input resistor, tubes are Russian military surplus 6N23P-EB's; Herbie's Tube Dampers & Temdersoft 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; Mills non-inductive wirewound resistors; tubes include Raytheon 12AT7 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.

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Musical Surroundings Nova II Phono Preamplifier - SOLD
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    DIY Cable Questions and Comments Thread
    DownhomeUpstate posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 9/5/13 at 9:39am | 2313 replies | 84644 views


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