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Denver, North Carolina

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About Me:

Retired in 1999 after 32 yrs. in IT. Started when 16K made a main frame. Into audio since I was 12.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Throwing pots, I fire ^6ox, and a little Raku or Reduction when the opportunities arise.

What I do for a living:


Headphone Inventory

AKG K1000 #5142, Balanced
Denon AH-D7000, Balanced, my 2nd pair
Etymotic ER4P w/custom fit tips
Grado RS-1, #5086 Balanced
HiFi Man HE-400 Balanced
Sennheiser HD420 circa 1982
Sennheiser PX-100 II
Sennheiser RS-180...my TV watching phones
Sony MDR-V6 circa 1990

Alessandro MS-1
AKG K702, now in NY
Audio Technica ATHES7
Adudez'e LCD-2 v1 #5312331 Balance, now in AZ
Beyerdynamics dt770 (250 ohm)
Bose QC-1.....traded to Bose for QC-2
Bowers & Wilkins P5, now in Philly
Bose QC-2.....dont fly without them!
Denon AH-D2000
Denon AH-D7000 Balanced...beautiful, now in Canada
Grado SR-80...gone but not forgotten
Grado SR-325i, #5693 w/headphile mods
Grado GS-1000 #347, nice, but I am an RS-1 kinda guy
Grado HF-1, #302, liked'em but underused, now in MN
Grado HF-2, #144, Ditto ^
Klipsch Custom 1....my granddaughters lovin them
Pioneer SE-50 circa 1972....now in Missouri
Sennheiser HD-280
Sennheiser HD-650...gone and forgotten, just not my sound
Sennheiser PX-100
Sennheiser PMX-200
Sennheiser RS-140
Shure E2G.......now leading a new life in Singapore
Shure SE310....now in The Netherlands
Sony MDR-F1
Sony SA5000

Headphone Amp Inventory

FiiO E11 portable
Woo Audio 22 balanced desktop
Yamaha A-S300 speaker amp - dedicated K1000 power source

Grado RA1/HG...now a French Grado
Grado RA1 9v
PA2V2................ nice little amp
C&C Box V2....a pretty little thing
C&C XO...........not very reliable
Woo Audio 3+.....bought from Jack at CanJam08
Woo Audio 2........great amp but wanted balanced
Headamp AE-2..nice portable amp, just never used
iBasso T3D......lost twice on the way to Paris

Source Inventory

Yamaha CD/SACD S2000 w/balanced o/p
PDP - FiiO X3 8gb/64gb SD

Cambridge Audio DacMagic....now living In Salisbury, NC
Cambridge Audio DVD-99 SACD
Marantz CD-5001
Pacific Valve Vanguard CDM12....now in NJ
PDP - Samsung YP-R0 8gb - my Wifes now
Sansa e280 v1 8gb
Sansa clip 2gb
Samsung Galaxy 4 8gb/32gb SD - sold to Amazon
Yamaha 1800 DVD/SACD

Cable Inventory

ALO 1 meter power cable
Isotek 1.5 meter premium power cable
Blue Jeans interconnects

Power-Related Components

Isotek Orion AC line conditioner w/Isotek premium power cord, won at CanJam08 from Let There be Sound

Other Audio Equipment

AR 215 PS powered by the Yamaha A S300
Bose Lifestyle 12 surround system for the 60" Vizio
Bose Companion 3 series II for my computer
Snell KII with Denon amp and Pioneer CD for tunes in the studio

Music Preferences

Pretty much everything with the exception of a few Genres I find annoying like Rap, Metal, Dubstep...etc.

Interests (non-headphone)

I use Music Collector to keep track of my CD collection, 1126 albums, 1290 discs, 16561 tracks, 1123 hr 42 min 37 sec.........11/09/14

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

My Kartcher G-2000-QT powerwasher with T-racer & Canon T3i DSLR with18-135mm & 70-300mm IS lens

And I still like my 1999 Tacoma, looks good and runs great with 193k miles. It's gone, sold it I miss not having a truck
...........but my new ride, a 2008 Miata GT with retractable hardtop is soooooooo much more fun to drive.

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