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What I do for a living:

Attorney (employment law and commercial litigation)

Headphone Inventory

-Sennheiser HD800
-Alpha Dogs
-Westone 4
-Sennheiser HD650
-Beyerdynamic DT 880 (250 ohm) (reterminated with Neutrik NP3X-B)
-Martin Logan Mikros 90
-Fostex T50RP (diymods)
-NuForce Ne-7m
-Koss KSC75

-Sennheiser IE8
-Etymotic Er-6i
-Yuin PK3

Headphone Amp Inventory

<Current - All Self Built>
-Bottlehead Mainline (with RTI teflon coupling caps)
-Bottlehead Crack (with Speedball, TKD 2511 pot, 100uf Obbligato coupling caps, 2.2uf Axon bypass cap, and running a 1959 tung sol 12bh7a and gec 6as7g)
-O2 with AGDR booster board (v.3.0) and dual LME49990 adaptor in gain stage.
-The Wire SE-SE (build in progress)

-Woo Audio WA3 (running 2x Amperex 7308 PQ's and Tung Sol 5998/7236)

Source Inventory

Xmos Asynch USB converter w/ PSU -> Keces 131 DAC
Arcam DV78
Blue Circle Thingee
iPad4 -> CCK
Note 2 -> OTG usb
Topping tp30 with Pyramid PS
Synology ds211j
Apple TV

Cable Inventory

Belden 1505F high flex digital coax
BJC-LC1 stereo audio
DIY Mogami extension cable with Neutrik jacks

Power-Related Components

Belkin PF60

Other Audio Equipment

Marantz SR6003
Klipsch Legend KLF-20's (diy modded with Crites x-overs and ti tweeters)
Klipsch KLF-C5
Martin Logan Encore TL
Boston CR85's
Wharfedale PI-10's

Music Preferences

Jazz, Folk, Bluegrass, Choral, Blues, and Indie

Interests (non-headphone)

My wife and daughter, computers and related gadgetry, dining (fine or otherwise, as long as it's delicious); Carol Shelton and Mazzocco zins, choral singing; espresso; photography; DIY, and fiction

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

Canon 5d mkii; Rancilio Silva; Mazzer Mini

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