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About Me:

Inventory changes too quickly to keep up. So I'm just listing favorites in no particular order.

Headphone Inventory

Noble Audio Kaiser 10 (Toxic Cables Silver Widow cable)
JH13pro FreqPhase (Toxic Cables Silver Poison)
Unique Melody Merlin (Beat Audio Cronus cable)

Stax SR-007MkII
Sennheiser HD-800 (Toxic Cables Scorpion balanced)
Audeze LCD-3 Fazor (Effect Audio Thor Silver)

Stax SR-4070 (with SR-507 leather pads)
Mr Speakers Alpha Dogs
Smeggy Thunderpants

Headphone Amp Inventory

Too many! Favorites include:

KGSShv (off-board with servo boards, 2sa1968, 14mA)
Violectric V281 (with remote option and 24/192 USB add-on)
AURALiC Taurus mkII
Questyle CMA800R (two of them in dual mono mode)

Source Inventory

Aurender X100L music server
YBA Design WM202
Auraliti PK90 music server with Nuforce LPS-1 power supply
Audiophilleo 1 with PurePower (Love this combo!!!!)

Cable Inventory

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

Power-Related Components

Yulong P18
APC S15
CablePro Revelation

Other Audio Equipment

DACs:
Resonessence Labs Invicta Mirus
Anedio D2
Questyle CAS192D
Calyx Femto

Audio-Related Tweaks

Linkwitz Labs Orion++
Best speakers ever.

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

Currently run Sjofn HiFi (the clue) monitors which work best right up against the back wall - perfect for my space. Drive them with Ghent Audio M500P monoblocks

Music Preferences

My reviews:

Flagship closed headphone roundup: http://parttimeaudiophile.com/201...

Resonessence Labs Herus: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

Questyle CMA800R amp: http://www.head-fi.org/products/q...

Resonessence Labs Herus: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

ADAM Audio F5 speakers: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

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...

Audiophilleo 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...

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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:


Aurender X100L
Resonessence Labs Invicta Mirus
Yulong D200
Lear LCM-BD4.2
Noble K10 and 5C

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Yulong's new DA8
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[Review] Noble Audio Kaiser 10 - The Wizard Rises Again
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Review: Questyle CMA800 Current Mode Amplifier
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AURALiC owners unite!
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HM-901
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B.M.C. Announces PureDAC
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Review: Resonessence Labs Invicta - new high end DAC/amp/playback system
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