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SF Bay / Sacramento Area, California

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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Headphones, audio in general, travel, dirt bikes.

What I do for a living:

Ex Restaurateur, Ex Rocket Scientist, currently Turbo-machinery Engineer

Headphone Inventory

Ether C
1964 Ears Quads

SOLD: HD650's again - Boo! (I love them. I need closed headphones.)
SOLD: Mr. Speakers Alpha Prime (in anticipation of the Ether / Ether C)
SOLD: Mr. Speakers Alpha Dog - Upgraded to the Primes!
SOLD: Sennheiser HD650 (sigh, miss 'em already)
SOLD: Yuin PK3 x2
SOLD: Beyerdynamic DT 770 600 ohm
SOLD: Beyerdynamic DT 1350
SOLD: Denon AH-D7000 - with JMoney pads
SOLD - Fischer DBA-02
SOLD - Etymotic ER4P/S
SOLD - Westone 3
SOLD - Denon AH-D5000
SOLD - UE Triple.fi10 (Bought and sold twice - comfort issues)
SOLD - Westone UM3X
SOLD - Ultrasone HFI 780, DIY Damped, dual entry SPC recable - all that and they still sucked,
SOLD - Shure SE530
SOLD - Audio Technica ESW10jpn - Sold, and missed!
SOLD - Ultrasone Proline 750 - Ugh.
TRADED - Sennheiser HD580 - 600 grill, 650 cable
SOLD - Grado SR125
Lost (Don't ask...) - UE super.fi 5 pro

Headphone Amp Inventory

Cavalli Liquid Crimson
Chord Mojo
Peachtree Nova

SOLD - Cavalli Liquid Carbon (Wonderful, but the Crimson made it redundant)
GONE - Oppo HA-1
SOLD - AMB mini3
SOLD - HRT Microstreamer
SOLD - Schiit Vali
SOLD - Schiit Asgard 2
SOLD - CEntrance HIFI-M8
SOLD - Burson Solist SL
SOLD - iBasso PB2
SOLD - Headamp Pico DAC/AMP - my second one
SOLD - Headamp Pico Slim
SOLD - CEntrance DacPort
SOLD - Leckerton UHA-4
SOLD - Headroom Ultra Desktop, max module, Max Dac, with DPS
SOLD - MisterX Dynalo - Nice!
SOLD - Pico with DAC, #220 - LOVED that thing!
SOLD - Arrow 3G

Source Inventory

Audio-GD Dac-19 10th Anniversary Edition
Chord Mojo
Northern Fidelity NF DAC
Peachtree Nova
iPhone 5S 64 gb
Sony PCM-M10 Digital recorder and decent music player

SOLD - Questyle QP1R
SOLD - HRT Microstreamer
SOLD - Schiit Bifrost Uber
SOLD - CEntrance HIFI-M8
SOLD - Halide DAC HD
SOLD - iPod Touch 4G 64 gb
SOLD - iPod Classic 7G 160gb
SOLD - iBasso DB2
SOLD - Headamp Pico DAC/AMP - my second one
SOLD - Stoner Acoustics UD100
SOLD - Apogee Duet 2
SOLD - CEntrance DacPort
SOLD - Headstage DAC Cable
SOLD - Headroom Ultra Desktop, max DAC, with DPS
SOLD - Cambridge Audio DacMagic
SOLD - iPod 5.5G 80gb DIYModded.
SOLD - Musical Fidelity V-Dac
SOLD - iMod 20gb 4G
SOLD - iPod Mini with 32gb CF card
SOLD - Pico with DAC
SOLD - Apogee Duet
SOLD - Phone 2g
SOLD - iPhone 3GS

Cable Inventory

FraGGleR made MrSpeakers cable
FraGGleR made RCA's - nice!
Blue Jeans PBJ RCA's
Wireworld Starlight 7 USB - A fine cable
Radio Shack Auvio RCA's - Surprisingly not bad
Radio Shack Auvio 75 ohm coax - Also surprisingly not bad
A vast selection of mediocre to crappy USB and optical cables - I've had really good ones. I'll stick with the crappy ones and spend my money elsewhere

Power-Related Components

A whole gaggle of cheap extension cords and wall warts and surge protectors...

Other Audio Equipment

Peachtree Nova - Awesome!
Fritz speakers Grove Towers - Wow! Awesome as well
(fritzspeakers.com, check him out)
A Class D Audio brand class D kit waiting to be built - still....

Audio-Related Tweaks


Music Preferences

Most all, though I really dislike gangster rap. I dislike anything with a truly negative message - except for the stuff like AC/DC that I grew up with, because well, I grew up with it...

Lately acoustic and vocals

Interests (non-headphone)

Family, church, dirt bikes, manned space flight, cooking, eating fine food, drinking fine wine, oh, and did I mention Family?

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

Computer stuff and dirt bikes

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MrSpeakers ETHER Flow and ETHER C Flow -- Inspired by Electrostatic Headphones
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TIDAL is coming to Astell&Kern players!
aamefford posted in this thread in Music 12/20/16 at 5:43am | 144 replies | 15671 views
What a long, strange trip it's been -- (Robert Hunter)
aamefford posted in this thread in Mike Moffat (Baldr) 12/11/16 at 6:11pm | 2004 replies | 176449 views
Cavalli Liquid Crimson Impressions and Discussion Thread
aamefford posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/3/16 at 12:02pm | 30 replies | 3082 views
Schiit SYS Passive Preamp
aamefford posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/3/16 at 10:17am | 165 replies | 42972 views
Converting FLAC to ALAC
aamefford posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 11/27/16 at 9:26am | 10 replies | 8742 views


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