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2leftears

Location:

Kent, UK

Forum Post Count:

38

Join Date:

12/1/13

Last Online:

2 weeks, 2 days ago

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD540, HD560, HD650, HD800

Headphone Amp Inventory

Lehmann Linear
DIY designed & build desktop/portable amp (1992, loosely based on NAD1020 pre-amp high output section)

Source Inventory

Marantz SA11S3 CD player
Marantz CD80 CD player (1989), fully recapped Oct 2013, DEXA & OPA627 opamp roll
Marantz CD80 CD player (1990), fully recapped Nov 2013, DEXA & OPA627 opamp roll
Technics SL-XP1 portable CD player (wish they still made them like that!)

Cable Inventory

Atlas Equator
Eringa 302 (Kudos to anyone recognising these! (Dad, not you...)
DIY XLR (Shark/Neutrik)
Shark speaker cables

Other Audio Equipment

Marantz PM11S3 stereo integrated amp
2 Spendor S3/5R2 sealed-box 2-way monitor speakers

Technics SU-V2A stereo integrated amp (1980-ish, venerable SVISTK8040)
2 KEF Chorale sealed box 2-way speakers (1972)

Music Preferences

15th, 16th & 17th Century European, Turkish, Armenian / Sephardic music (Jordi Savall HXXI) / J.S. Bach / Marin Marais
Japanese & Chinese trad. instrumental
Throwing Muses / Kristin Hersh / Dead Can Dance / Lush / Tom Waits / JJ Cale / Captain Beefheart / various 4AD Indie / Tinariwen

Interests (non-headphone)

Photography

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Late 70's Minolta Cameras

2leftears's Recent Activity

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Do you own a vintage CD player? (pics please!)
2leftears posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 2/27/14 at 4:44am | 86 replies | 4540 views
Capacitor Upgrades
2leftears posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 2/25/14 at 6:03am | 8 replies | 311 views
Cmoy power: Li-ion batteries in series?
2leftears posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 2/25/14 at 4:50am | 25 replies | 630 views
Has the full capability of 16 bit/44.1k been realized yet?
2leftears posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 2/23/14 at 2:30pm | 15 replies | 754 views
Music sounding better on some nights than others?
2leftears posted in this thread in Sound Science 2/23/14 at 1:01pm | 22 replies | 683 views
Wow! Sennheiser HD 540 Reference are so good.
2leftears posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/23/14 at 12:42pm | 574 replies | 27721 views
Does it matter if you listen your headphones with switch L/R channel?
2leftears posted in this thread in Sound Science 2/19/14 at 6:25am | 10 replies | 498 views
Post pics of your builds....
2leftears posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 2/19/14 at 6:07am | 9573 replies | 2803607 views
Speaker placement, or how I learned to stop worrying and love the bookshelf.
2leftears posted in this thread in Sound Science 2/16/14 at 9:52am | 5 replies | 309 views
Solid vs. Stranded: Does it matter?
2leftears posted in this thread in Sound Science 2/16/14 at 9:15am | 40 replies | 6389 views

 

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DIY Headphone Amp 1992
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600 views
Latest upload: Feb 15, 2014
Marantz CD80 OpAmp Roll
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192 views
Latest upload: Feb 14, 2014
Avatars
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Latest upload: Feb 23, 2014

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