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Franken modder

Location:

GreaterTorontoArea in Sub-Urbain hell

Forum Post Count:

4174

Join Date:

2/16/08

Last Online:

on 1/10/13

About Me:

Semi retarded (wife says) audio & music nut

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

wasting electricity via tubes, trying not to electrocute myself or the cat (DIY amps/dacs,etc)

What I do for a living:

Full time tweak/DIY Junkie......early retirement from the rat race ! No, I did not win the lottery.

Headphone Inventory

AKG 240M 600 ohm (1984) still going great for what they are.
Sennheiser HD650 with aftermarket silver plated OFC cable (Head Fi member built the cable)

Headphone Amp Inventory

LD MK III (DIY modified), FrankenZERO, Jaycar KHA II rev D DIY kit amp, Audio-gd Compass,C-2C, DIY modified balanced Audio-gd Phoenix. Audio Gd FUN (DIY modified)

Source Inventory

Vanguard CDM12 Pro Transport, HK HD720 CDP (modified heavily with new clock, dual power supplies etc), Computer using Auzen Prelude PCI SC as transport COAX/Optical outs, Ah Njoe Tjoeb 4000 CDP with all upgrades plus some DIY additions. Audio gd CD7 Transport (DIY upgrades). Audio-gd Reference 1 DAC (DIY modified), Denon 3910 SACD/DVD-A player, TEAC V-530X Cassette deck, See Corp Revolver Turntable w/Ortofon OM20 + Yaqin MS-12B tube phono stage

Cable Inventory

MIT, Nordost, Better Cables, AR, DIY types, all manner of from digital to mains cables to speaker cables, AudioQuest, YYW, Canare, Monster. DIY Mundorf Silver/Gold ACSS cables, 5N solid silver DIY DC cables (Phoenix/RE1 ),

Power-Related Components

Monster HT 2500 + HT 3500 MK II line conditioners, Dedicated mains lines (2 x 20 Amp) ACME cryo duplex outlets x 4, APC UPS line conditioners 1500W x 2 for Comp based system and Head Fi system.

Other Audio Equipment

List is too dang long

Audio-Related Tweaks

Lots of DIY mods to the gear itself from tube amps to SS, from CDP's to digital EQ and crossovers. Too many mods and tweaks to list.

Music Preferences

Anything except rap and disco......no cookie monster metal appreciated either.

Interests (non-headphone)

Computers, Music production and song writing, Guitar and related tube amps, Electronics study, 2 channel traditional stereo systems.

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

Gibson Custom Shop Les Pauls and Fender Custom Shop Strats, winding my own pickups, tweaking tube amps (Marshall and Fender), Tweaking modding analog effects pedals.

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Audio-Gd Reference 10
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/11/12 at 6:53pm | 409 replies | 57726 views
Looking for a DAC for my speakers.
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/11/12 at 3:31pm | 7 replies | 329 views
Audio-gd Digital Interface
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/11/12 at 3:28pm | 4147 replies | 451571 views
Audio GD system and cables
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/11/12 at 3:03pm | 22 replies | 2561 views
Audio-GD Reference 7 - the new flagship DAC
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/21/12 at 8:42am | 2737 replies | 270990 views
Audio GD Reference 5 coming soon
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/27/12 at 8:59pm | 481 replies | 62286 views
Calling All "Vintage" Integrated/Receiver Owners
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/19/11 at 2:54pm | 16401 replies | 1375113 views
Audio-GD Phoenix cut the sound when iddle
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/2/11 at 9:56pm | 3 replies | 241 views
DACMagic Plus Impressions
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 11/30/11 at 8:10pm | 384 replies | 200998 views

 

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