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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
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
||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
||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
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iFi Audio Nano iDSD discussion + impression
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Schiit Mjolnir headphone amplifier
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iFi iPurifier: audio+power purification. Tested by Jcue deejay on his DJ rig!
burdie posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 12/2/14 at 9:55pm | 34 replies | 9772 views
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