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aamefford

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Location:

SF Bay / Sacramento Area, California

Forum Post Count:

3249

Join Date:

11/28/07

Last Online:

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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

Current:
Mr. Speakers Alpha Prime Upgrade - FraGGler - made cable - XLR4 & 1/4 ends
Oppo PM-1 - FraGGler - modded cable - XLR4, 1/4 & 1/8 ends
1964 Ears Quads

Past:
Mr. Speakers Alpha Dog - FraGGler - made cable - XLR4 & 1/4 ends - 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: HD25-1 II
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

Current:
Oppo HA-1
AMB mini3 - up and running again after the magic smoke escaped. Note to self - don't plug a 16V charger into this thing again…
HRT Microstreamer
Peachtree Nova

Past:
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 (will be missed - nice unit)
SOLD - TTVJ Slim
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

Current:
Oppo HA-1
Northern Fidelity NF DAC
Peachtree Nova
iPhone 5S 64 gb
HRT Microstreamer
Sony PCM-M10 Digital recorder and decent music player

Past:
SOLD - Schiit Bifrost Uber - and missed - very good
SOLD - CEntrance HIFI-M8
SOLD - Halide DAC HD
SOLD - iPod Touch 4G 64 gb
SOLD - iPod Classic 7G 160gb
SOLD - iBasso DB2
SOLD - Current:Headamp Pico DAC/AMP - my second one
SOLD - Stoner Acoustics UD100
SOLD - Apogee Duet 2
SOLD - CEntrance DacPort (will be missed - nice unit)
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 RCA's - nice!
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

BitPerfect

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 Impressions Thread
aamefford posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/26/15 at 10:45pm | 1413 replies | 103509 views
***NEW*** Cavalli Audio's Liquid Carbon... a $599 Cavalli amp???
aamefford posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 6/19/15 at 8:17pm | 2078 replies | 105311 views
MrSpeakers Alpha PRIME: Impressions and Discussion Thread
aamefford posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/14/15 at 8:23pm | 1684 replies | 127715 views
Mr Speakers Ether
aamefford posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/7/15 at 7:04pm | 257 replies | 23537 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
aamefford posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 6/4/15 at 8:49pm | 6883 replies | 1412971 views
Finding a DAC for the Cavalli Liquid Carbon. Only Four Months to Go.
aamefford posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/18/15 at 7:07pm | 438 replies | 18702 views
Oppo PM-3 : The Portable Planar - Impressions
aamefford posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/14/15 at 4:10pm | 1911 replies | 137120 views
SF Bay Area Meet impressions (May 2, 2015)
aamefford posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 5/10/15 at 4:36pm | 91 replies | 9785 views

 

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