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Headphone Inventory

CURRENTLY: Sennheiser HD800, Ultrasone Edition 8 (Ruthenium), HD650 (de-foamed); Shure SE530 IEMs; and Ultimate Ears TripleFi 10vi IEMs. FORMERLY: Sennheiser HD590 and Shure E500PTH.

Headphone Amp Inventory

CURRENTLY: HeadAmp GS-X; Benchmark DAC1-USB built-in amp; HeadRoom Total BitHead (2006 rev). FORMERLY: HeadRoom Ultra Micro Amp (returned within 30-day audition period).

Source Inventory

Benchmark DAC1-USB; HeadRoom Total BitHead (2006 rev); Pure i-20 iPhone dock / digital transport; mostly lossless ALAC, or 96KHz/24bit WMA Lossless where possible.

Cable Inventory

HEADPHONES: Double Helix Cables Clone (Silver) Balanced (terminated in HD800 connectors); APureSound V3 Balanced (terminated in HD650 connectors); Stock HD800; Stock HD650; and another stock HD650 self-modded terminating in 2x3pin XLR balanced. INTERCONNECTS: Monster Studiolink 2 Meter Balanced 3-pin XLR Interconnect.

Power-Related Components

Monster HTS 2000 Home Theater Power Center

Other Audio Equipment

M-Audio Studiophile BX5a Deluxe - 70-watt Bi-amplified Studio Reference Monitors; iPhone 4S; iPod Shuffle 1G (fabulous, but no longer functional).

Audio-Related Tweaks

De-foamed my HD650s (with noticeable--though not dramatic--improvement in lifting the veil).

Music Preferences

Rock, Bluegrass and Classical, with a little Blues and Jazz mixed in (not simultaneously).

schaqfu's Recent Activity

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Pure i-20 iPod/iPhone Dock as a DAC
schaqfu posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 4/11/13 at 7:14pm | 545 replies | 139176 views
updated their location 11/7/12 at 5:15am
    iPhone 5 as a source
    schaqfu posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 9/25/12 at 3:59pm | 95 replies | 39621 views
    Northern Virginia, Maryland, DC Meet: January 28th
    schaqfu posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 1/28/12 at 11:12am | 78 replies | 2480 views
    CEntrance DACmini DAC/Amplifier Official Thread
    schaqfu posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/27/12 at 3:42am | 1377 replies | 164910 views
    Sennheiser HD800 Certificate for Frequency Response Arrived
    schaqfu posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/20/12 at 7:58am | 717 replies | 142998 views
    New Benchmark DAC1 HDR released...
    schaqfu posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/19/12 at 10:17am | 71 replies | 15932 views
    iPad (or iPad 2) and 24-bit files
    schaqfu posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 1/18/12 at 1:55pm | 68 replies | 37874 views
    NoVa/DC/MD Meet: June 18th
    schaqfu posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 6/3/11 at 2:34pm | 111 replies | 4088 views


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