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richard51

Location:

canada

Forum Post Count:

112

Join Date:

7/21/13

Last Online:

22 minutes ago

About Me:

I am a lover of music and books.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

i search for the max quality sound for less than one thousand dollars for each piece of the chain

Headphone Inventory

Have:
Fostex th 7-b ( for the price, 60 dollars in canada, i think that this headphone is marvellous)

Hifiman he-400 ( famous reputation for the ratio quality/price)

Had:
Audiotechnica ath-m50 ( very good bass )

Headphone Amp Inventory

Have:
Ember project ( very good and very versatile,very beautiful, each tube is a new universe of sound) surprisingly high ratio quality/price/flexibility

Had:
Aune t1 tube dac/amp ( good synergy pairing with the ath m50 and the fostex, not with the He 400 for my ears)
Pa2v2 ( i dont use it now, but for the price interesting deal )
Bravo ocean tube amp ( good synergy with the He 400 and with the AKG 701)

Source Inventory

Have:
Beresford Bushmaster mkII with Ankaka Battery charger ( a pure marvel for the price)

Hifimediy asynchronus usb Sabre DAC ( 57 dollars and i am sure one of the best dac less than 200 hundred dollars, and an optic converter, all in one)
+ hifimediy usb isolator (that make in the chain an audible difference to my ears)

Had:
Aune t1 tube dac/amp. ( bad synergy with Hifiman He 400)

Cable Inventory

Morrow ma 1 interconnect rca cable ( quality/ price ratio extraordinary, and my most important discovery in audio) + Morrow Ma3 and this upgrade with the ma3 make a big difference...

Other Audio Equipment

Swan m10 2.1 multimedia speakers ( quality/ price ratio impossible to exceed, it cost me one dollar on ebay and the retail price is around 125 dollars) the sound is very musical, and if you are on a tight budget dont kill yourself buy it....You will smile ...( i pair the Swans internal amp with the Ember pre-amp with high gain and medium output resistance setttings function and its make all the difference )
Sorbothane feet are miraculous product for vibrations...They produced more clear bass and image...

Music Preferences

classical, world and jazz...

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**Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
richard51 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/19/14 at 12:58pm | 18327 replies | 775583 views
Project Ember Review
richard51 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/15/14 at 8:51pm | 283 replies | 24156 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
richard51 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/13/14 at 4:39pm | 9446 replies | 573706 views
Speaker amps for headphones
richard51 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/11/14 at 7:02am | 2845 replies | 95421 views
A New Apex product!!! Name it HERE!!!
richard51 posted in this thread in TTVJ Premier Sponsor Forum 10/1/14 at 5:06pm | 377 replies | 16078 views
Hifiman he-400i Impressions and Discussion
richard51 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/5/14 at 6:09am | 2556 replies | 176467 views
New from Garage1217, the solid-state Project Polaris!
richard51 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/21/14 at 5:58am | 351 replies | 11311 views
Swans m10 or microlabs 6c?
richard51 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 8/19/14 at 4:10pm | 9 replies | 210 views
$100 Dollar Desktop Speakers
richard51 posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 7/20/14 at 6:39pm | 2 replies | 125 views

 

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