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Join Date:

2/21/07

Last Online:

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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 balanced)
Noble Audio 5C +Switch (Effect Audio Eros)
JH13pro FreqPhase (Toxic Cables Silver Poison)
Unique Melody Merlin (Beat Audio Cronus)

Stax SR-007MkII
Sennheiser HD-800 (Toxic Cables Scorpion balanced)
Audeze LCD-3 Fazor (Effect Audio Thor Copper 8 wire balanced)

Stax SR-4070 (with SR-507 leather pads)
Mr Speakers Alpha Dogs (Effect Audio Eros 8 wire balanced)
HiFiMAN HE-6 (Toxic Cables Hybrid balanced)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Too many! Favorites include:

KGSShv electrostatic amp (off-board design 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

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 (except perhaps the new Linkwitz LX521)

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 ICEpower monoblocks

Music Preferences

My reviews:

AURALiC Gemini 2000: http://parttimeaudiophile.com/201...

Yulong D200 DSD DAC: http://headphone.guru/yulong-audi...

Aurender X100L Music Server: http://parttimeaudiophile.com/201...

Resonessence Labs Invicta Mirus: http://headphone.guru/158/

NuForce HA-200 headphone amp: http://www.innerfidelity.com/cont...

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, Headphone.guru, and Part Time Audiophile:


Lear LCM-BD4.2
Noble K10 and 5C
Sony NWZ-A17
Calyx M
HiFiMAN HM-802
Fiio X5

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Review: Violectric HPA V200 amp
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