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Tellico Plains, Tennessee

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About Me:

Headphone enthusiast. Started out with Beyerdynamic DT770's in the 80's.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Reading, audio, watching blu ray movies, the internet, mountain landscape photography, hiking.

What I do for a living:

Automotive glass manufacturing

Headphone Inventory

CURRENT: HifiMan HE-6, HifiMan HE-500, Hifiman HE-5LE, vintage Beyerdynamic DT 990, Beats Studio V2.0 (For portable use).
Will also be a beta tester for the HE1000.
I absolutely love the Hifiman house sound. Its my favorite of any manufacturer so far.

GONE: AKG Q701 (bass modded), AKG K702, AKG K340, Audeze LCD V.2, AudioTechnica M50x, Beyerdynamic DT 880 600 ohm, Grado SR 60i, Hifiman HE-560, Nad HP-50, Philips Fidelio X2, Sennheiser HD800, HD650, HD600, Sennheiser HD 540 Reference 1 and 2, HD 560 Ovation II, Sony MDR-V6, Stax SR-Lambda Signature.

Headphone Amp Inventory

Beta 22 with Sigma 22 power supply.
Also, currently using a Harman Kardon HK3490, 120 w/channel @ 8 ohms receiver as well, at times, especially for HE-6 (speaker taps).

Gone: HeadAmp GS-1, Gustard H-10, Marantz PM8005.

Source Inventory

Marantz CD6004, Marantz CD5001, Oppo BDP-95 universal disc player for Hi-res SACD, DVD-Audio, and Blu-ray Audio playback.

Cable Inventory

Audioquest Black Mamba RCA interconnects, and Signal Cable Silver Resolution Reference RCA interconnects, Pangea AC-14SE Mk. II power cords.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Grill mods on HE-6, HE-500, HE-5LE.
Running HE-6 and sometimes the HE-500 straight to speaker taps on Harman Kardon HK3490 receiver.

Music Preferences

Pop, r&b, top 40, classic country, classic rock, acoustic, some hip hop.

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Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Flagship
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Battle Of The Flagships (58 Headphones Compared)
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MrSpeakers Ether Impressions Thread
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HifiMan HE-560 US Touring Event - Sign up List Updated
daltonlanny posted in this thread in Head-Direct Premier Sponsor Forum 4/20/15 at 11:47am | 147 replies | 6403 views
Audeze EL-8: The EL-8 is a must-hear at CES 2015
daltonlanny posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/20/15 at 11:27am | 5107 replies | 443174 views
HifiMAN HE-6 Planar Magnetic Headphone
daltonlanny posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/19/15 at 9:01pm | 16281 replies | 860800 views
SIBILANCE - List the headphones you have sold because of sibilance
daltonlanny posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/19/15 at 1:42am | 114 replies | 9055 views
Amps that can drive the HiFiMan HE-6 planar headphones
daltonlanny posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/18/15 at 12:47pm | 4020 replies | 268986 views


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