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About Me:

Read my articles:
http://www.innerfidelity.com/writ...

What I do for a living:

http://www.innerfidelity.com/writ... (plus an unrelated full-time job)

Headphone Inventory

Noble Audio 8C (Toxic Cables Silver Widow balanced cable)
Noble Audio 4C (Noble Magnus cable)
Heir Audio 8.A (93spec silver cable)
Heir Audio 6.A LE (Toxic Cables SPC Viper)
Heir Audio 4.A (Heir Audio Magnus-1 cable)
HiFiMAN HE400 and HE-6 (Toxic Cables Hybrid balanced)
Audeze LCD-2 (latest version, C3 Auric Ohno cable)
Beyerdynamic T1
Sennheiser HD-800 (Toxic Cables Scorpion balanced)
Several custom IEMs from Cosmic Ears - BA4 and BA4R, MA2, Pure, Pure Plus
V-Moda M-80 and M100
1964 Ears 1964-T
1964 Ears V3 (Beat Audio Supreme cable)
Westone AC2 and ES5
LiveWires Trips (Heir Audio Timbre Line reshell upgrade)
Unique Melody Merlin (Beat Audio Cronus cable)
Kozee Infinity X1
Earproof Atom
Aurisonics AS-1b
Aurisonics ASG-1
FrogBeats C4 (93PC cable)
Lear LCM-5 and LCM-2B (Lear C2 cable)
JH Audio JH13 (new FreqPhase version)
HiFiMAN RE-400
Stax SR-007MkII
Unique Melody Platform Pure 6
Mr Speakers Alpha Dogs

Headphone Amp Inventory

AURALiC Taurus mkII
Questyle CMA800R
Firestone Audio Bobby
Analog Design Labs Svetlana 2
Violectric V200
Icon Audio HP8 MkII
Yulong Sabre A18 and A28
Matrix Audio M-Stage
Leckerton UHA-6S mkII
KGSShv (build in progress)

Source Inventory

Auraliti PK90 music server with Nuforce LPS-1 power supply
Audiophilleo 1 with PurePower (Love this combo!!!!)
Meizu MX 4-core with SPDIF adapter
iHiFi-812v2 and 960
HiFi E.T. MA9 and MA8
Sansa Clip, Clip+, Fuze (all Rockboxed)

Cable Inventory

Lots of stuff from Cabledyne, Toxic Cables, Charleston Cable Company, NuForce, Signal Cable

Power-Related Components

Yulong P18
APC S15

Other Audio Equipment

DACs:
Resonessence Labs Invicta Mirus
Resonessence Labs Concero, Concero HP, Concero HD
Questyle CAS192
Yulong Audio DA8, D100mkII, and D18
Matrix X-Sabre
Firestone Audio Tobby
Grant Fidelity TubeDAC-11
Kao Audio UD2C-HP
Violectric V800
Anedio D2

Audio-Related Tweaks

Linkwitz Labs Orion++
Best speakers ever.

Past favorites: Green Mountain Audio Calypso, Teresonic Ingenium, Cadence Anina, Duevel Venus, PSB Mini Stratus

Currently run Sjofn HiFi (the clue) monitors which work best right up against the back wall - perfect for my space.

Music Preferences

My reviews:

Yulong A28 balanced amp: http://www.head-fi.org/products/y...

BMC PureDAC: http://parttimeaudiophile.com/201...

Questyle Q192 DAC/amp: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Auraliti PK90 file player: http://parttimeaudiophile.com/201...

AURALiC Taurus mkII amplifier: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Questyle CMA800 amplifier: http://www.head-fi.org/products/q...

Resonessence Labs Concero HP USB DAC/amp: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

AMI Musik DDH-1 DAC/amp: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Resonessence Labs Concero HD: http://parttimeaudiophile.com/201...

Edifier e10 Exclaim speakers: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Audioohilleo AP1 with PurePower: http://parttimeaudiophile.com/201...

Wren Sound V5AP: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Northern Fidelity NF DAC: http://www.head-fi.org/t/678769/r...

NuForce DAC-80: http://www.head-fi.org/t/678766/r...

Effect Audio Thor cables: http://www.head-fi.org/t/678772/r...

Firestone Bobby balanced headphone amp: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

NuForce Home Series: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Yulong Sabre DA8 DAC: http://www.head-fi.org/t/673033/r...

HiFi ET MA8 DAP: http://www.head-fi.org/t/672419/r...

Salk WOW1 monitors: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Asus Xonar Essence STU DAC/amp: http://www.head-fi.org/t/668495/r...

HeaDSPeaker Home Virtual Surround: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Firestone Audio Tobby DAC: http://www.head-fi.org/t/664270/r...

Yulong P18 power conditioner: http://www.head-fi.org/t/662501/r...

Matrix X-Sabre DAC: http://www.head-fi.org/t/650686/m...

NuForce DAC-100: http://www.head-fi.org/t/657263/r...

Audinst HUD-mx2: http://www.head-fi.org/products/a...

Icon Audio HP8 MkII amp: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

HiFi ET MA9 DAP: http://www.head-fi.org/t/651837/r...

NuForce HP-800 headphones: http://www.head-fi.org/products/n...

HiFiMAN RE-400 IEMs: http://www.head-fi.org/t/649066/r...

iHiFi960 DAP: http://www.head-fi.org/t/647503/r...

Resonessence Labs Concero: http://www.head-fi.org/t/634760/r...

Izmo M1: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Shonyun 301: http://www.head-fi.org/t/635892/r...

Shonyun 306: http://www.head-fi.org/t/639766/r...

93spec silver CIEM cable: http://www.head-fi.org/t/636431/r...

Woo Audio WEE: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Meizu MX 4-core: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

1964 Ears V3: http://www.head-fi.org/t/629288/r...

iHiFi 812 V2: http://www.head-fi.org/t/633258/r...

Lear LCM-5: http://www.head-fi.org/t/626470/l...

Meizu MX 4-core: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Audinst HUD-mini: http://www.head-fi.org/t/621781/a...

Focusrite VRM Box: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Nuforce Cube: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Heir Audio Magnus One CIEM cable: http://www.head-fi.org/products/h...

Heir Audio 4.A customs: http://www.head-fi.org/t/620356/r...

Nuforce NE-600X IEMs: http://www.head-fi.org/products/n...

Leckerton UHA-6S MKII: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Lake People G103 and G109 amps: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Emotiva Airmotiv5 speakers: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Yulong Sabre A18 amp: http://www.head-fi.org/t/615218/r...

HiFiMAN HE-400: http://www.head-fi.org/products/h...

Meizu EP40: http://www.head-fi.org/t/608733/r...

Audiotrak DR DAC 2 DX Muses Edition: http://www.head-fi.org/t/604019/r...

Heir Audio 6.A custom IEM: http://www.head-fi.org/t/610319/r...

Yulong D100 MKII DAC: http://www.head-fi.org/t/608098/r...

Pioneer Elite N-50 streamer: http://www.head-fi.org/t/582370/s...#post_7922537

JF Digital Music Server: http://www.head-fi.org/products/j...

Lear LCM-2B custom IEMs: http://www.head-fi.org/t/605348/r...

Pioneer N-50 network streamer: http://www.head-fi.org/products/p...#reviews

Serene Audio Talisman Speakers: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Earproof Atom custom IEMs: http://www.head-fi.org/t/598838/r...

Samsung Galaxy Player 5.0: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Heir Audio 8.A: http://www.head-fi.org/t/583508/h...

Kao Audio UD2C-HP: http://www.head-fi.org/products/k...

Yulong Sabre D18: http://www.head-fi.org/t/586153/y...

Teac WAP-8600: http://www.head-fi.org/products/t...

HiSound RoCoo D Power Edition: http://www.head-fi.org/t/591784/r...

NAD C 446 media tuner: http://www.head-fi.org/products/n...

Grace Digital Tuner: http://www.head-fi.org/t/582370/s...#post_7922531

Streaming Audio Devices: http://www.head-fi.org/t/582370/s...#post_7922529

Octet Matrix DE7 speakers: http://www.head-fi.org/t/575868/r...#post_7822327

Violectric V800: http://www.head-fi.org/t/574418/r...#post_7799058

Re:Thirty-Three vinyl headphone stand: http://www.head-fi.org/t/572316/r...#post_7763724

Lead Audio LA-200 integrated: http://www.head-fi.org/t/570044/r...#post_7728150

Audinst AMP-HP: http://www.head-fi.org/t/568054/r...#post_7697280

UM Merlin custom IEM: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...#post_7677858

UFi UCubes speakers: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...#post_7627759

Kozee Infinity X1 custom IEM: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...

Analog Design Labs Svetlana 2 amp: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...#post_7588283

Resonessence Labs Invicta: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...

Beat Audio Cables: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...

Westone AC2 custom IEMs:http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...

Violectric V200 amp: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...#post_7429168

Audio GD Reference 7 DAC: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...#post_7407784 (scroll down a bit)

Violectric V181 amp: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...#post_7395114

Yulong A100 amp: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...

Interests (non-headphone)

Literature. Favorite authors: Homer, CS Lewis, Fyodor Dostoyevski, Jacques Ellul, Leo Tolstoy, Franz Kafka, Soren Kierkegaard, George Orwell, Isaac Asimov

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

New toys, some of which I'll be reviewing as time permits. Reviews split between here, InnerFidelity, and Part Time Audiophile:


Questyle CMA800R in dual mono mode
Resonessence Labs Herus
Aurender X100L
Resonessence Labs Invicta Mirus
Adam Audio F5

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Review: Violectric V800 DAC
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