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What I do for a living:

Research social behavior
Statistician (biostats consultant)
Part-time analyst

Headphone Inventory

Audez'e: LCD-3F (2014), LCD-2 rev 1 (2011)
Beyerdynamic: T1 (2011)
Grado: RS1, SR-60
Stax: Lambda pro (1992)

and sundry small fry

Headphone Amp Inventory

Decware csp2+
Decware Taboo II, hp run balanced from speaker taps
Meier Classic
Meier Concerto
Meier Opera
Violectric V100
Schiit Lyr w. Matsu & Siemens tubes
Little Dot 1+

Source Inventory

Beresford Bushmaster mk 1
Meier Stagedac
Schiitt Bifrost (one of the first); uber-upgrade board yet to be installed
Eastern Electric MiniMax DAC

Arcam Alpha CDP
MacMini + Audirvana plus
iPod classic 120 with PURE i20 dock

Cable Inventory

Undecided about cable differences but have the following anyway:

Q-cable for LCD2/3
Decware Pre/Power silver interconnect
Various locally-sourced 'high-end' cables built at sensibly low prices

Power-Related Components

NZ Hydroelectric Dams & turbines; 20kV overhead transmission lines

Other Audio Equipment

HFA 'Silver' Tube Preamp
Plinius SA-250 power amp
Plinius SA-50 power amp
Theophany M5 series 4 Speakers

Yamaha 'full-grand' keyboard

Audio-Related Tweaks

Don't listen when tired
Don't listen when working (or use speakers)

Interests (non-headphone)

Photography & astro-photography
Club-level motor-sport

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

Whiteboards, cork-boards, pen and paper
Vibiemme Domobar Super (espresso coffee press and steam engine!)
Meade 10" Schmidt-Newtonian
Canon 7D w. 70-200 F4L & 17-40 F4L
iPad (v1)
Wahoo stride-sensor

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Amp recommendations for Audeze LCD-2
AiDee posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Today at 3:13 pm | 7696 replies | 728909 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
AiDee posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard Today at 1:52 pm | 2823 replies | 519363 views
REVIEW: Decware Select Zen CSP2 Tube Headphone Amp
AiDee posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Today at 1:36 pm | 648 replies | 73138 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
AiDee posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components Today at 1:29 pm | 1548 replies | 136845 views
Oh Schiit, it's the end of the world! Announcing Ragnarok.
AiDee posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals Yesterday at 2:31 pm | 383 replies | 31426 views
New Audeze LCD3
AiDee posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/19/14 at 11:20pm | 9632 replies | 644074 views
Metrum NOS Hex Flagship DAC
AiDee posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/18/14 at 8:58pm | 346 replies | 22612 views
Schiit Ragnarok Amplifier
AiDee posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/18/14 at 1:14pm | 20 replies | 1815 views
Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
AiDee posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/15/14 at 12:44pm | 4122 replies | 244784 views
Review Decware Taboo. An Amazing Achievment
AiDee posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/9/14 at 9:35pm | 414 replies | 36105 views


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