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San Raal

Location:

England

Forum Post Count:

232

Join Date:

10/27/06

Last Online:

3 weeks, 2 days ago

About Me:

Into the whole bigger is better, and they dont build em like they used to philosophy.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Music, PC gaming. The audition and aquisition of audio kit. Golf albiet very bad.

What I do for a living:

Software testing manager for a communications company in the UK.

Headphone Inventory

2 x K1000 w. SAA Endorphin and SAA Equinox
PS1000 custom HD800 cable socket by Deco Audio w. SAA Endorphin
HD800 w. SAA Endorphin
SR225 @Werk

Headphone Amp Inventory

Woo Audio 5 - Woo Trixed. Brimar brown bas 6SN7, Takatsuki 300B, WE422A. Further mods include Mundorf SIO coupling capacitors. Audionote tantalum resistors.
Mapletree EAR HD150SE for Work - Customised by Deco Audio, silver in cotton point to point.

Source Inventory

Michelle Orbe - SME IV - Audionote IQ3 cart

Mapletree Ultra 4SE Phono Stage - Extensive mods by Lloyd and Deco audio - 12sc7 converted to 12ax7, Mundorf Polyprop PSU Caps, Nordost umbilical, Mundorf SIO coupling caps. Volume, Channel and Source selector bypass. GE 5751 5*, Russian 1578, Tung Sol 6X5

Empirical Audio Overdrive DAC w. 192 USB ultra clock. Sigma Linear PSUs by AMB labs - built by Deco Audio.

Benchmark DAC

Cable Inventory

Stephan Audio Art Endorphin HD800 plug w. HD800 treatment
Stephan Audio Art Endorphin HD800 plug w. PS1000 treatment

Audionote silver Vx SME cable
Kondo silver litz tonearm cable

Nordost Valhalla mains (Crazy I know)
Nordost Brahama mains
Nordost Vishnu mains
Nordost USB

Custom Shiva umbillicals for Mapletree Ultra4SE and Woo WA5

Chord Sarum and Indigo+ RCA
Chord Signature

Power-Related Components

Isotek Nova

Other Audio Equipment

Something Solid XLR Shelving
Glenn adapters for 596 to 5U4G, EZ80 to 6X5, 12SN7 to 6SN7

Music Preferences

Anything that carries a tune, but not modern pop or R&B

Interests (non-headphone)

Stargate - May Syfy burn for cancelling it
Farscape/B5 - Greatest SciFi
Star Trek
Chess
Weber BBQ - Yes Ive BBQ a turkey :)
Growing vegtables and gardening.
World of Warcraft
Diablo 3

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

Apple i-thing fanboy :)

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Takatsuki Electric TA-300B
San Raal posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/19/14 at 5:06am | 153 replies | 22997 views
PS1000 Impressions Thread
San Raal posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/10/13 at 11:11pm | 2160 replies | 123494 views
Woo Audio Amp Owner Unite
San Raal posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/27/12 at 2:20am | 34136 replies | 1626419 views
Grado PS1000: The Legendary Flagship (Review)
San Raal posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/16/12 at 5:29am | 190 replies | 20490 views
New Audeze LCD3
San Raal posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/12/12 at 4:25am | 10572 replies | 764249 views
EML 300B Mesh (Pair) **SOLD**
San Raal posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 4/24/12 at 1:35pm | 2 replies | 1263 views

 

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