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Argo Duck

Formerly known as "AiDee"

Location:

Just outside Goneburg

Forum Post Count:

2197

Join Date:

11/6/07

What I do for a living:

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

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser: HD 800 (2015)
Audez'e: LCD-3F (2014), LCD-2 rev 1 (2011)
Beyerdynamic: T1 (2011)
Grado: RS1, SR-60 (2000s)
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

Music Preferences

Anything that makes a sound pretty much

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 Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 2/24/17 at 1:44pm | 17569 replies | 3208468 views
Decware Appreciation Thread (MT review up on first page 2-10-12)
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/23/17 at 3:36pm | 1236 replies | 76507 views
Schiit Yggdrasil Impressions thread
Argo Duck posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/16/17 at 5:35pm | 4102 replies | 495860 views
What a long, strange trip it's been -- (Robert Hunter)
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Mike Moffat (Baldr) 2/1/17 at 7:24pm | 2071 replies | 181487 views
The Decware TABOO MK 111 Thread
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/20/17 at 8:23pm | 2078 replies | 96273 views
Schiit Fire and Save Matches! Bifrost Multibit is Here.
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 1/2/17 at 12:42am | 2534 replies | 298271 views
Life after Yggdrasil?
Argo Duck posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/16/16 at 6:19pm | 1028 replies | 119654 views
Happy as a Pig in Schiit: Introducing Modi Multibit
Argo Duck posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 11/22/16 at 3:12am | 2520 replies | 222931 views

 

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Argo Duck's Lists

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Sources 6 Source Components
Last Updated 1/3/17
'phones 8 Headphones
Last Updated 1/3/17
Gone 1 Other
Last Updated 10/8/11
Amps 8 Headphone Amps
Last Updated 10/6/11

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