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Spareribs

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Join Date:

5/23/06

Last Online:

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About Me:

Growing up, I loved to climb trees and breath the fresh air.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Fine dining and passionate kissing

Headphone Inventory

AKG K1000, AKG K701, Sennheiser HD650 with Cardas cable

Headphone Amp Inventory

Woo Audio 5 300B Amplifier (with capacitor upgrades of Black Gate, Jensen and V-Cap.
Mills and Kiwame resistors and hand wound transformers)

(This Woo amp model has a K1000 input jack as well as the standard headphone jack)

VACUUM TUBES IN ROTATION:

Western Electric 300B tube

Sylvania 6SN7 (1952 "bad boys")
Sylvania 6SN7 GT VT-231 (1940's World War II military issue)
RCA 6SN7 GT VT-231 (1940's World War II military issue)
Ken Rad 6SN7 GT VT-231 (1940's World War II military issue)
Raytheon 6SN7 GT VT-231 (1940's World War II military issue)
General Electric 6SN7 GTB (1955 Joint Army Navy military issue)
Crosley 6SN7 GT (Sylvania rebranded)

RCA 5U4G VT-244 (1940's World War II military issue)
Sylvania 5U4G (1950's stock)
General Electric 5U4G (1950's stock)
Sophia 274B

Bedroom Amp:

Ming Da MC 84 C07

Tubes for the Ming Da:
1959 Baldwin organ 12AX7 (RCA rebranded)
Early 60s Philco EM87 (German made)
1963 Dynaco label 6BQ5 (EL84 type Sylvania rebranded) or 1959 Raytheon 6BQ5

Transportable Amp:

Head-Direct EF 1 (hybrid tube amp) using 12AU7 tube (1961 Baldwin organ label-Sylvania rebranded)

Source Inventory

Main Digital source: Bel Canto DAC 2 with Marantz DV4001 as transport and Denon 2910 for SACD

Bedroom DAC: Musical Fidelity V-DAC

Turntable: Thorens TD 125 MK II (made in 1972)

Cable Inventory

Power Cords:
Volex and Signal Cable power cords.

Interconnects: Dimarzio M Path stereo cable, Blue Jeans stereo cable, Moon Audio-Blue Dragon stereo cable, Signal Cable Analog Two stereo cable, Stereovox HDXV coaxial digital, Blue Jeans optical and coaxial cable

Power-Related Components

General Electric power surge protection strip

Other Audio Equipment

DIY type guitar tube amps, various guitars, Effectrode tube over drive pedal using 12ax7 tubes. Eico 667 tube tester (mid 1960s production)

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

1930s Western Electric 202 telephone (black oval shape you've seen in the film noir movies)

1952 Bulova automatic wrist watch

Late 70s Canon AE-1 camera. Great shots for film photos.

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Best Value Tube Amps
Spareribs posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/17/14 at 8:27pm | 2 replies | 136 views
Little Dot MK III - Customer Service
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tube amp vs solid state amp recommendations?
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Anyone reading head-fi on a kindle?
Spareribs posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 12/20/13 at 8:34pm | 2 replies | 65 views
Tube amp questions
Spareribs posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/28/13 at 7:42am | 5 replies | 171 views
Best looking tube amp
Spareribs posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/19/13 at 7:07pm | 1202 replies | 420412 views
NEW WOO!!!!
Spareribs posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/19/13 at 4:53pm | 6 replies | 429 views
Budget Tube Amp for HD650? (~$200)
Spareribs posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/18/13 at 6:30pm | 6 replies | 1095 views
Do audiophiles "like" music?
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Props for Ray Samuels
Spareribs posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/18/13 at 2:50pm | 30 replies | 1993 views

 

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