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||GreaterTorontoArea in Sub-Urbain hell
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||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.
||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)
||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
||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 ),
||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
||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.
||Anything except rap and disco......no cookie monster metal appreciated either.
||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.
Pricklely Peete's Recent Activity
Audio-Gd Reference 10
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/11/12 at 6:53pm | 283 replies | 30097 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 | 288 views
Audio-gd Digital Interface
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/11/12 at 3:28pm | 3977 replies | 365363 views
Audio GD system and cables
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/11/12 at 3:03pm | 22 replies | 1392 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 | 2735 replies | 234251 views
Audio GD Reference 5 coming soon
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/27/12 at 8:59pm | 479 replies | 56314 views
Calling All "Vintage" Integrated/Receiver Owners
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/19/11 at 2:54pm | 10947 replies | 609952 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 | 181 views
DACMagic Plus Impressions
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 11/30/11 at 8:10pm | 307 replies | 126690 views
~$2000 Speaker Budget (Considering a B&W 600 Series, thoughts?)
Pricklely Peete posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 11/19/11 at 7:25pm | 44 replies | 5734 views
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Cans : HD650 (balanced), AKG 240M Desktop amps : LD MK III MAX, Jaycar KHA kit amp ( DIY mods), Audio-gd Compass, Audio-gd FUN (DIY mods),Audio-gd C-2C, Audio-gd Phoenix MAX Sources : A-gd FUN, Audio-gd Reference 1 MAX, Vanguard CDM12 Pro, Denon 3910 DVD, Audio-gd CD7 MAX
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