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|Forum Post Count:
||4 days, 8 hours ago
|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
Battle Of The Flagships (57 Headphones Compared) UPDATE: Ultimate Ears UERM added (4/14/13)
Stoney posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/18/13 at 11:38pm | 3810 replies | 409612 views
Phonak Audeo (PFE) Appreciation Thread
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/17/13 at 1:20am | 2604 replies | 179731 views
Woo Audio WA7 vs. Schiit LYR
Stoney posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 5/17/13 at 1:12am | 3 replies | 500 views
Sennheiser HD800 and Cardas cable, a good match?
Stoney posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/24/13 at 5:01pm | 27 replies | 5240 views
TEAC HA-501 Headphone Amp
Stoney posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/22/13 at 11:53pm | 29 replies | 3126 views
Tuning OS X & FiiO E17
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 4/16/13 at 1:57am | 2 replies | 97 views
Headstage Arrow HE: Reviews, Impressions, Perceptions & Sensations
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 4/12/13 at 2:07pm | 2621 replies | 213047 views
[NEWS / DISCUSSION / IMPRESSION] Phonak Audéo PFE232
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 4/12/13 at 2:12am | 913 replies | 63921 views
FiiO " Flagship " portable amp Mont Blanc/E12 discussing thread, the pre order unit arrives.
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 4/11/13 at 1:35am | 1967 replies | 160665 views
FiiO E17 "ALPEN" - First Impression + Final Thought
Stoney posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 4/10/13 at 10:36pm | 5819 replies | 489744 views
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