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NY not by choice, but I guess I'm here to stay

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About Me:

impulsive-compulsive audio shopper

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

RC flying, triathlons and mountain biking

What I do for a living:

diagnostic tech

Headphone Inventory

HD600 w/Cardas, Old Grado SR60, Ety ER6i, Koss KSC-75, PX100 w/Cardas, Grado SR60i, Grad SR225 w/TTVJ flats, Brainwavz Betas, Koss Image One, Monoprice 8320 (really) and Shure SE215s.

AKG 501' Grado RS-1, Grado RS-2 and Sennheiser HD650.

Headphone Amp Inventory

RSA Hornet M ,Vintage Penquin amp, Headroom Bithead, Bottlehead Crack w/Speedball and Schiit Magni.

Headroom Little, Headroom Cosmic, Headroom Max, Single Power, RSA Stealth, Audiovalve RKV, Schitt Valhalla and a few MG Heads. Wish I still had one...

Source Inventory

Marantz DV8400 ,Apple Macbook, Photo iPod, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano Panasonic PCDP and Apple TV2, iPad2 and Cambridge Audio MagicDAC and Audioquest Dragonfly.

Cable Inventory

Mostly Cardas, Kimber, Moon Audio Blue Dragon, Monoprice optical, Audioquest Dragontail and ALO Cotton Dock.

Other Audio Equipment

B&K, B&W, Paradigm, Tivoli and modded T-amp

Audio-Related Tweaks

Sam Adam, Blue Moon

Music Preferences

Jazz, String quartet classical and 70-80's rock

Interests (non-headphone)

Flying RC helis, kayaking, woodworking and cycling. Hooked on triathlons.

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

Tivo or iPhone

lextek's Recent Activity

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The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
lextek posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 1/24/15 at 3:34am | 16552 replies | 769470 views
Audeze EL-8: The EL-8 is a must-hear at CES 2015
lextek posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/20/15 at 3:24pm | 1875 replies | 175093 views
Crack;Bottlehead OTL
lextek posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/18/15 at 3:02pm | 6455 replies | 466060 views
Best amp+dac for the HD600's under $300?
lextek posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 1/17/15 at 5:24am | 9 replies | 148 views
post your grado mods....
lextek posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/15/15 at 5:46am | 6002 replies | 1076218 views
WTB Ifi DSD Micro
lextek posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 1/11/15 at 11:25am | 1 replies | 39 views
WTB Ifi IDSD Micro
lextek posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 1/11/15 at 11:21am | 0 replies | 35 views
WTB Ifi iDSD Micro
lextek posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 1/11/15 at 11:15am | 0 replies | 37 views
The Chord Hugo TT is announced.
lextek posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/11/15 at 11:09am | 85 replies | 8361 views


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