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2/20/08

Last Online:

on 1/20/13

Headphone Inventory

-Darth Beyer V3's (Cocobolo, black gold cable)
-JVC HP-DX1000 (stock)
-Denon D5000 w/Markl mods & 10' Moon Audio Black Dragon cable
-Ultrasone Edition 9's w/6ft APureSound V3 recable w/Furutech plug
-Headphile one-off woodied Sony CD3000 drivers in Beyer casing w/high quality boom mic (great for gamers, I use for dictation at work) (not broken in yet)
-Shure E4c's (used <5 hrs b/c I can't stand IEM's)
-Yuin PK-1 (oops, 15 y.o. stepson lost them)
-Ultrasone HFI 700
-Bose QC2 (gift, but they got me by for years before I fell off the cliff)
-AKG K240 Sextetts MP
-AKG K240 Anniversary Ed.
-AKG K241
-Original white Ipod earbuds (currently used as cat toy)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Eddie Current Zana Deux # 31 w/Stefan Arts Audio umbilical

Singlepower Extreme (currently in ze hospital)

Singlepower Harmony (SS balanced)

Singlepower SDS-T (tube rectified SDS)

Singlepower Maestro

* all Singlepower amps are out being checked for health and upgraded (that's why I bought the ZD) *

Little Dot Mk IV SE w/ variety of NOS tubes, nothing too exotic

Meier Corda Opera analog (sold, sniff - I loved that amp)

Lisa III standard gain


Source Inventory

Mac Mini ->M2Tech HiFace -> Meier StageDAC

Some Denon Universal DVD-A/SACD/CD player (geez, can't remember the model # for the life of me, and I'm too lazy to go down the basement to look at it) (I thought it was a DVD-2900 but it's not) (oops, now it's done up and died, so I guess it doesn't matter what model it is anymore) (OK, now I got a DVD-2900) (to replace the mystery player, whose model # I still can't remember, even though it's rotting carcass is 5 feet to my left... I am very lazy, aren't I?)

Oppo DV-980H Universal DVD-A/SACD/CDP ($169 to replace the Denon thing, and it sounds pretty good)
Sony D-25S CDP (classic, great sound, battery shot but replaceable)

Ipod Classic 160gb, soon to be routed through Wadia i70 into Meier StageDac

Cable Inventory

Virtual Dynamics Testament 2.0 RCA-RCA

Lots of Brainsalad cables (love 'em, keep up the good work, Randy!)

ALO Jumbo Cotton Dock (OOP)

APureSound Black Dragon Digital Coax

Miscellaneous crap bought in the FS/FT forum when I only have <$100 left in my wallet (it's like those tickets you get at Chuckie Cheese-- "We only have 4 left, should we get the giant pencil or the rubber spider?")

Power-Related Components

One electrical outlet (110v) with about 18-20 power strips plugged into it in serial fashion, along with a fire extinguisher nearby for the eventual inevitable calamity

Stefan Arts Audio umbilical for Zana

Other Audio Equipment

A whole stinkin' mess of surround sound gear that I put years of work into assembling but can't use now b/c the living room has been claimed by hostile forces from the 9th grade

Adcom GFA-545 II amp, GTP-500 tuner/preamp

Nakamichi RX-202 Cassette Deck (haven't used since 1989, but can't let it go... it's the super-cool one that flips the tape around to reverse it, ala 9 1/2 Weeks (remember that movie?))

Audio-Related Tweaks

Aphex 204 Aural Exciter and Optical Big Bottom (loads of fun w/phones, and can't beat the name)

TDS Passive Audiophile (fantastic little gizmo, no power needed, makes night and day difference with headphones- I wish I bought both when Herb had them FS on Head Fi

Lots o' 6 and 12 v tubes of various vintage and variety

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

My new Palm Pre- fun fun fun, but not enough apps out yet

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Denon DVD-2910 Universal Disc Player
chzplz posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 1/5/11 at 6:26am | 3 replies | 783 views
Any experience with NOS Valves (repair shop)?
chzplz posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/6/10 at 7:45pm | 2 replies | 760 views
Digital out to DAC: why do I care?
chzplz posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 5/11/10 at 10:06pm | 3 replies | 1336 views
FS: Reimyo DAP-777 modified
chzplz posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade ARCHIVE 3/14/10 at 1:42pm | 5 replies | 1694 views
What does Amazon do with it's returned gear?
chzplz posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/7/10 at 5:08am | 7 replies | 4614 views
DVD-Audio and SACD - have these formats a future?
chzplz posted in this thread in Music 3/10/10 at 1:30am | 30 replies | 4699 views
Oh noooooo... another $$$ pit? I.e., help for a DAC noob
chzplz posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/8/10 at 2:46pm | 20 replies | 1141 views
XLR1
chzplz posted in this thread in Buyer/Seller Feedback ARCHIVE 3/25/10 at 7:00pm | 8 replies | 572 views

 

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