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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

arnaud's Recent Activity

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Stax SR-009 Channel Imbalance Trouble / Driver Problem?
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 2:33 pm | 568 replies | 36893 views
Light Harmonic Geek Wave
arnaud posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Yesterday at 9:05 pm | 712 replies | 39831 views
The Stax Thread III
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/15/14 at 3:46pm | 3306 replies | 163373 views
Headamp Blue Hawaii Special Edition
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/11/14 at 8:15pm | 6014 replies | 495777 views
Review: Resonessence Labs Invicta - new high end DAC/amp/playback system
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/10/14 at 6:43am | 714 replies | 65834 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
arnaud posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/6/14 at 5:04pm | 1500 replies | 132652 views
My DIY electrostatic headphones
arnaud posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 8/31/14 at 3:42pm | 1544 replies | 202772 views
New Esoteric players (K-01, K-03): anyone has seen or heard?
arnaud posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/30/14 at 1:28pm | 160 replies | 32822 views


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arnaud's photos in Stax SR-009: Best Headphone Ever Made? - Head-Fi TV, Episode 008
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arnaud's photos in Amplifiers shootout for Stax 009 (Eddie Current Electra, AudioValve RKV +  WooAudio Wee, Stax SRM727 / SRM007t2)

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