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Stax and Sushi



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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

3 little angels and wife.

What I do for a living:

Acoustical engineer

Headphone Inventory

Current: Stax SR-009 / SR007mk1 (SN70XXX), Shure SE846 / SE315

Owned: 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: Macbook Pro'11 > iTunes & Audirvana+ > Audio-GD DI-DSP > Yamamoto YDA-01

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

Cable Inventory

Grover UR2, sort of DIY stuff

Power-Related Components


Music Preferences

Pretty eclectic

Interests (non-headphone)

My daughters and wife,
Photography, Travel

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Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
arnaud posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components Today at 12:29 am | 2105 replies | 207812 views
The Stax Thread III
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/25/14 at 9:14pm | 4042 replies | 209218 views
Question about amps for the Stax SR-009
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/22/14 at 1:21am | 755 replies | 80653 views
Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/20/14 at 1:31am | 6670 replies | 562113 views
Long awaited Smyth SVS Realiser NOW AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/15/14 at 3:55pm | 2740 replies | 208417 views
The JPS Labs: Abyss AB-1266 Impressions Thread
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/12/14 at 5:15am | 1814 replies | 143598 views
Stax SR-009 Channel Imbalance Trouble / Driver Problem?
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/27/14 at 2:36pm | 653 replies | 42610 views
Audeze EL-8?
arnaud posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 11/25/14 at 6:15am | 21 replies | 1888 views
Some HOT Science From Synergistic Research
arnaud posted in this thread in Sound Science 11/18/14 at 9:18pm | 711 replies | 27891 views


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