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Stax and Sushi



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3 little angels and wife.

What I do for a living:

Acoustical engineer

Headphone Inventory

Current: Stax SR-009 / SR007mk1 (SN70XXX), Bose QC20i, Shure SE315

Owned: Shure SE846, Sony XBA-3, Stax SR-007A(SZ2), Sensaphonics 2XS (at least 3 pairs, all died), Sennheiser HD800 recabled Warren Audio / foam modded , Ultrasone Edition 9 recabled APS v3, Sleek Audio SA6 custom, Senns HD650 recabled APS v3, AKG K701, AKG 240S, Senns HD600, Grado RS-2, Koss Porta-Pro (died)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Current: Stax SRM-727A, RSA Tomahawk (collecting dust for years)

Owned: Lehmann Audio Black Cube Linear USB, Meier Audio Opera, RSA Stealth, Meier Audio Prehead MkI

Source Inventory

Current: iMac 27in retina / OS10.10 >> iTunes & Audirvana+ > Schiit Wyrd > TotalDAC USB cable/filter > TotalDAC D1-dual (USB)
Unused: Audio-GD DI-DSP > Yamamoto YDA-01

Owned: Denon DP-1300MkII turntable, Meridian 508.24, Meridian 588, Jolida JD100

Cable Inventory

Monoprice XLR, Grover UR2, sort of DIY stuff

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Music Preferences

Pretty eclectic

Interests (non-headphone)

Photography, Travel

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The Stax Thread III
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 5:17 pm | 4888 replies | 257312 views
Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 7:02 am | 6985 replies | 602078 views
Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Flagship
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/24/15 at 7:45pm | 2804 replies | 188486 views
Who is thinking of buying the Schiit Yggdrasil?
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/24/15 at 5:46pm | 152 replies | 11355 views
My DIY electrostatic headphones
arnaud posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 3/24/15 at 5:09am | 1792 replies | 249940 views
HD800 vs HE1000/MHP1000 impressions. Suprises all around!
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/23/15 at 6:55am | 186 replies | 5757 views
VERTO box & LUMINARE amp, by AudioValve
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/19/15 at 3:56am | 275 replies | 18651 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
arnaud posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/8/15 at 10:09pm | 3278 replies | 305528 views
Special HDtracks Sale Plus New Led Zeppelin!
arnaud posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 2/27/15 at 1:58pm | 30 replies | 2282 views


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