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burdie

Location:

Malaysia

Forum Post Count:

82

Join Date:

10/24/13

Last Online:

3 days, 19 hours ago

About Me:

A father of two
A husband of one..........

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

eating......

What I do for a living:

bridge between corporate people and project team

Headphone Inventory

Audeze LCD-2 Rev 2 Rosewood with DIY balanced silver cable

FAD Pandora Hope VI : why the Japanese put a locking mechanism on the detachable cable? Anyway, sold it after a month. Recently terminated balanced cable for friend

Hifiman HE-500 : why woman cannot stand the sound leaked from it, it was designed like that

Shure SE535LTD RED : anything wrong with a guy wearing red? next time I get a red custom cable for it

Yamaha EPH-100 : where I put it?

few old earphones from Sony Walkman : miss those college days

Headphone Amp Inventory

Topping TP22 : takes it balanced output (via speaker taps) for HE-500, but input is still singled end... SOLD

iBasso PB2 : Hirose connector termination is such a pain. However, it powered by Hiflight kits

Maverick D1 : takes its tube-out for home Hi Fi, loaded with WE 396A

Topping TP60 : hmmmmmm, SOLD

Yulong A28 : balanced out paired very good with LCD 2.2 and HE-500, but its high / low SE out suck

Schiit Mojo : a lot better than Yulong A28

Source Inventory

iBasso DX50 : should I upgrade to DX90?

iBasso DB2 : hopefully can find L shape Hirose connector to replace the straight connector

Matrix Mini-i Pro (2014)

iFi Nano iDSD

Cable Inventory

any good cable will do, regardless pure silver, spc, occ, ofc, single core, 7 strands, 19 strands bla bla bla. I don't have golden ear but I definitely got wooden ear

Power-Related Components

cheap power conditioner

Other Audio Equipment

Sony WM-FX777 : I still keep it, but rechargeable battery die..
Yamaha CD-N500 : takes it ability to play hi-res audio file and internet radio
Yamaha A-S700 : you do need an amp to drive speaker
Audio Space Houston Mini 1998 SE
KEF Q300 : if no speaker then no point to get player and amp
X-LS Encore : cheaper but better than KEF (SOLD)
Mordaunt Short Mezzo 8
PSB Alpha LR1 : free out from R.I.P. Z5500
Logitech Z5500 : R.I.P. together with PS3 (SOLD)
Edifier E25 Luna Eclipse : for office use, cute, but sound.......

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Canon 'L' lens, I changed DSLR but keep the L lens
Fujifilm X100s - those add-on accessories almost the price of the body. Sellers taking advantage of its retro look?

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Matrix Mini-i Pro Impressions?
burdie posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/13/15 at 7:08pm | 237 replies | 52967 views
Competition Closed...but what is in the Retro – Stereo 50?
burdie posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/20/15 at 7:18am | 275 replies | 20524 views
iFi Audio Nano iDSD discussion + impression
burdie posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/22/15 at 12:55am | 1359 replies | 142571 views
Schiit Mjolnir headphone amplifier
burdie posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/21/15 at 10:22pm | 3451 replies | 372081 views
AKG K701 - The best amp money can buy?
burdie posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 12/22/14 at 7:05pm | 14 replies | 998 views
The AKG K712 Pro Support and Impressions Thread
burdie posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/5/14 at 2:43am | 3828 replies | 348576 views
Windows Tablet with 5V charging via powerbank to eliminate USB noise
burdie posted in this thread in Computer Audio 12/4/14 at 7:07am | 4 replies | 388 views

 

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