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|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
||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.
||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.
||Cardas Hex speaker cables, internal bi-wired. Cardas Cross and Neutral Reference interconnects.
||Balanced Power Technologies BPT-3.5 signature power conditioner (highly recommended!).
Stoney's Recent Activity
Headstage Arrow HE: Reviews, Impressions, Perceptions & Sensations
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 9/20/13 at 8:21pm | 2846 replies | 238468 views
Phonak Audeo (PFE) Appreciation Thread
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 9/20/13 at 8:19pm | 2786 replies | 193459 views
Sennheiser HD650 Appreciation Thread!!
Stoney posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/17/13 at 7:28pm | 14665 replies | 912922 views
Watches - another passion of ours, it seems...post your pics!
Stoney posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 9/16/13 at 2:00am | 7461 replies | 681920 views
RSA SR71b, quad mono balanced. img. 1 & 17 Review pg 32, 34, 68, UPDATED 4/2013 for Improved sound.
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 9/11/13 at 5:36pm | 1153 replies | 107890 views
2013 Bay Area Headphone Meet & Headmasters (CAS4) Impressions Thread (8/9~8/11)
Stoney posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 8/28/13 at 10:11am | 299 replies | 20003 views
Favorite Amp Straps... some surprises
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 8/27/13 at 1:44pm | 4 replies | 223 views
Silicone Amp Straps
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 8/27/13 at 1:39pm | 20 replies | 2612 views
Designing Balance Cable for Ray Samuels RSA SR-71B, latest version!!
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 8/27/13 at 10:46am | 2 replies | 532 views
REVIEW: Ray Samuels Audio SR-71B balanced portable headphone amp
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 8/27/13 at 10:12am | 188 replies | 32495 views
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