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Argo Duck

Formerly known as "AiDee"

Location:

Just outside Goneburg

Forum Post Count:

1938

Join Date:

11/6/07

What I do for a living:

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

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

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

Transports
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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

Interests (non-headphone)

Photography & astro-photography
Club-level motor-sport
Running

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

Whiteboards, cork-boards, pen and paper
Vibiemme Domobar Super (espresso coffee press and steam engine!)
Olympus DS50 digital recorder
Meade 10" Schmidt-Newtonian
Canon 7D w. 70-200 F4L & 17-40 F4L
iPad (v1)
Wahoo stuff

Argo Duck's Recent Activity

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Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread
Argo Duck posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/26/15 at 5:15pm | 820 replies | 88325 views
Schiit Gungnir DAC
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 8/26/15 at 2:34pm | 2277 replies | 303063 views
Review of Meier Audio Corda JAZZ with ƒƒ-technology upgrade
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/25/15 at 2:11pm | 214 replies | 34886 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
Argo Duck posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/21/15 at 5:10pm | 8713 replies | 918849 views
Schiit Mjolnir 2 Listening Impressions
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/20/15 at 7:36pm | 94 replies | 4496 views
SchiitShow 2015 Impressions
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 8/20/15 at 1:58pm | 396 replies | 38961 views
Welcome to the SchiitShow!
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 8/15/15 at 3:24pm | 473 replies | 56068 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 8/11/15 at 2:31pm | 7533 replies | 1526224 views
The Decware TABOO MK 111 Thread
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/6/15 at 6:16pm | 1992 replies | 78025 views
Beresford Bushmaster MKII appreciation thread
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 7/31/15 at 8:20pm | 136 replies | 6778 views

 

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Argo Duck's Lists

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'phones 7 Headphones
Last Updated 5/18/14
Sources 5 Source Components
Last Updated 10/1/13
Gone 1 Other
Last Updated 10/8/11
Amps 8 Headphone Amps
Last Updated 10/6/11

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