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||A father of two
A husband of one..........
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||bridge between corporate people and project team
||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
AKG K701 : balanced
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 . SOLD
Maverick D1 : takes its tube-out for home Hi Fi, loaded with WE 396A
Topping TP60 : hmmmmmm, SOLD
Audio Space Houston Mini 1998 SE EL84 tube amp : came with headphone out, but only take its speaker out via resistor network
Yulong A28 : balanced out paired very good with LCD 2.2 and HE-500, but its high / low SE out suck SOLD
Schiit Mojo : a lot better than Yulong A28
Matrix HPA-3B class A : required opamps swapping for better sound
||iBasso DX50 : should I upgrade to DX90?
iBasso DB2 : hopefully can find L shape Hirose connector to replace the straight connector SOLD
Matrix Mini-i Pro (2014) : the driver for 2015 model worked on 2014, add support for DSD256
iFi Nano iDSD SOLD
||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
||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?
burdie's Recent Activity
Matrix Mini-i Pro Impressions?
burdie posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 4/9/16 at 8:35am | 279 replies | 82236 views
Introducing the Matrix M-Stage HPA-3U and HPA-3B, review to follow!
burdie posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/28/16 at 2:51am | 168 replies | 20376 views
The AKG K712 Pro Support and Impressions Thread
burdie posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/3/16 at 4:46pm | 4468 replies | 486607 views
HE-500, LCD2, D5000, DT770, SR80, on a speaker amp (Emotiva mini-X A-100) Project
burdie posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/1/15 at 7:39pm | 3787 replies | 248622 views
The Opamp thread
burdie posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 9/1/15 at 6:48pm | 5304 replies | 677882 views
iDAC2. Calling 5 Head-Fi'ers. A litte surprise. (page 37)
burdie posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 7/8/15 at 8:17pm | 753 replies | 83286 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 | 469 replies | 57449 views
iFi Audio Nano iDSD discussion + impression
burdie posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/22/15 at 12:55am | 1682 replies | 203687 views
Schiit Mjolnir headphone amplifier
burdie posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/21/15 at 10:22pm | 3523 replies | 417621 views
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