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on 5/5/14

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Sports car road racing; wristwatches; snapshot photography; travel; house rabbits (rabbit.org).

What I do for a living:

Product Development Manager; NASA physicist/Acoustic, Audio consultant, Medical device developer

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD-650 headphones ca. 2009 (Cardas cable), Grado SR125, Shure SE530, Phonak Audéo PFE 232.

Headphone Amp Inventory

Woo Audio WA6 single-ended transformer-coupled tube amp (Various 5V4G and 5U4GB rectifiers), Headstage Arrow 12HE 4G, M-Audio Firewire 410, FiiO E7 and E17 DAC-amps, Meridian Explorer USB DAC.

Source Inventory

iPhone 4s. Sony SCD-XA5400ES SACD/CD Player. Merrill Heirloom Turntable with modified peripheral weight (damped and fixed the clamp ring onto the lead/acrylic platter), ET2 tonearm with Wisa pump (>5psi) and surge tank, Audioquest AQ7000 low output moving coil, Vendetta Research SCP-2A phono stage. Yamaha DVD-S1800 universal player.

Cable Inventory

Cardas Hex speaker cables, internal bi-wired. Cardas Cross and Neutral Reference interconnects.

Power-Related Components

Balanced Power Technologies BPT-3.5 signature power conditioner (highly recommended!).

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Sennheiser HD650 Impressions Thread
Stoney posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/2/14 at 9:47am | 38369 replies | 2242278 views
Purchasing LCD-X Amp DAC Suggestions.
Stoney posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/1/14 at 12:08pm | 7 replies | 1067 views
Experiences with Meridian Prime Headphone Amp + Prime Power Supply
Stoney posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 5/1/14 at 11:52am | 2 replies | 361 views
Meridian Prime Headphone Amplifier Review
Stoney posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/28/14 at 3:09pm | 296 replies | 91716 views
Headstage Arrow HE: Reviews, Impressions, Perceptions & Sensations
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 9/20/13 at 8:21pm | 3976 replies | 368750 views
Phonak Audeo (PFE) Thread
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 9/20/13 at 8:19pm | 3102 replies | 242504 views


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