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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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About Me:

Mathematical modeller of the interesting bits that go inside things that go under water.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Photography, hi-fi, liquid socialising, keeping fit.

What I do for a living:

Principal Stress Engineer doing design substantiation.

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser PXC 250, Sennheiser HD25 1 II, Beyerdynamic DT 75, Beyerdynamic DT 311, Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro (250 Ohm), HiFMAN-HE-400 (sold).

Headphone Amp Inventory

Current: Naim DAC V1, CI Audio VHP•2 with VAC•1 Power Supply. Ray Samuels SR-71a.
Formerly: Earmax Pro, Graham Slee Solo.

Source Inventory

Pioneer BD-450 to Naim DAC V1 via coax. QLS 360 via coaxial to Chord Mojo feeding Ray Samuels RS-71a.
Media, 16/44 (CD) 16/48, 24/48, 24/96 and 24/192 audio files sourced from either DVD-A, Blu-ray or downloaded from sites such as Linn Records.

Cable Inventory

Nothing silly.

Power-Related Components

Naim Flatcap Power supply for NAC 92. VAC•1 Power Supply for the VHP•2.

Other Audio Equipment

Naim NAC 92 Pre-amp. Naim NAP 100 Power amp, Bower and Wilkins speakers.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Done it in the past, usually to the detriment of the equipment. Built my own hybrid headphone amplifier; doesn't quite match the SQ of the rest of my equipment.

Music Preferences

Pop, Jazz, Rock, Some Classical, anything which moves me.

Interests (non-headphone)

Hi-Fi, Photography, keeping fit.

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

Cannon 1Ds mk1, Sony a7ii, Cannon L-Series lenses -;)

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QLS QA360: Another DSD-capable DAP
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Naim DAC-V1 vs...
griff2 posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 12/10/15 at 1:45pm | 88 replies | 37302 views
Chord Mojo - The Official Thread .☆*¨*★. Please READ the 3rd post! .★*¨*☆.
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Sound Quality
griff2 posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 7/22/15 at 5:05am | 735 replies | 229011 views
Oppo PM-1: A New Planar Magnetic Headphone!
griff2 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/21/14 at 10:49am | 2547 replies | 289398 views
Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphone Impressions Thread
griff2 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/15/14 at 2:27pm | 3381 replies | 343842 views
CHORD HUGO preview report
griff2 posted in this thread in Sasaki 1/25/14 at 7:12am | 518 replies | 81806 views
Who has an end game setup?
griff2 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/27/13 at 12:07pm | 828 replies | 54436 views
**Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
griff2 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/25/13 at 9:05am | 21606 replies | 1009570 views
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