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Senior IT Engineer / Enterprise Storage

Headphone Inventory

Audeze LCD-X, Audeze LCD-3 (sold), Beyer DT-990 Pro/250, Mad Dog 3.2 (sold), HiFiMan HE300 (modded), Audez'e LCD-2 (Sold), Beyer DT990/250, Beyer DT990/600 (sold), Senn HD650 (sold), Darth Beyer V3 (sold), Sony MDR-7506

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Vali, Pioneer SA-9100 (restored), Schiit Lyr (Black), Aune T1, Schiit Lyr (Silver, sold), Audiosource Amp Two, Corda Eartube (sold), KICAS Caliente, Bravo V1 (heavily modded), Bravo Ocean, DIY Meta42, Various DIY CMOYs, MouseAmp (DIY)

Source Inventory

Schiit Gungnir, Aune T1, Hifimediy Async Sabre DAC, AudioEngine D1, Steinberg UR22, Music Hall DAC 25.3 (sold), Musiland MD10, Mac Mini, iPad, PC, Cambridge Audio iD100, Behringer SRC2496

Power-Related Components

APC H15, Furman RP-8D

Other Audio Equipment

Mini Maggie System, Crown XLS1500, XLS2500, Yamaha PC2001N, Proton D1200, DBX 223XS, Behringer DEQ2496, Aphex 204, Aphex 124A, Hosa Toslink->AES/EBU converter, M-Audio cx5 monitors, Polk PSW505, Velodyne FSR18, Sunfire Cinema Grand (sold), B&K Reference 50, B&K Reference 50S2, Marantz AV7701, Paradigm Studio Reference 100 v2, ads L15902, ads L1290/2 (sold), ads L980, ads L780, ads L570 (restored, sold), Def Tech SM55, Rotel 100x5 ICEPower, ... not sure this box is big enough for the whole list. heh

Audio-Related Tweaks

Tubes... way too many tubes. Various mods / DIY upgrades

Music Preferences

Just about anything and everything

Interests (non-headphone)

Movies/home theater, music, sports, photography, fishing, shooting, cooking, cars/trucks, gaming, computers, reading

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

Pentax K10D & lenses/accessories, Roku, Slingbox, Roland Handsonic HPD-10, iPad, Kindle Paperwhite

mhamel's Recent Activity

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Aune T1 USB Tube DAC+Amp Discussion Thread ***See first post for FAQ***
mhamel posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/29/14 at 7:44am | 5870 replies | 473296 views
December 2013 Mid-Level DAC Comparison
mhamel posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 12/30/13 at 3:16pm | 1330 replies | 119399 views
Hifiman HE-300 mod removes the dark sound
mhamel posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/24/13 at 11:29am | 77 replies | 4987 views
Bravo Audio - funny looking little tube amps
mhamel posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/21/13 at 1:16pm | 2598 replies | 349976 views
NEW Vali Schiit AMP!!!
mhamel posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/20/13 at 7:01pm | 4204 replies | 391255 views
Calling All "Vintage" Integrated/Receiver Owners
mhamel posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/20/13 at 6:46pm | 13340 replies | 846342 views
Schiit Gungnir DAC (Non-USB) - 9.5/10+
mhamel posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 12/20/13 at 6:30am | 1 replies | 288 views
Audeze LCD-X
mhamel posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/7/13 at 4:20pm | 4912 replies | 386426 views


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Amps I Own
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Random Photos I've Taken
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Latest upload: Jul 18, 2012
Bravo Tube Amp - Rebuild/Mods - 2010
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MouseAmp - 3rd DIY project, 2003
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meta42 - My 4th DIY amp project, 2003
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