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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
-Audio Technica ATH-ES10
-Beyerdynamic DT 880 (250 ohm) (reterminated with Neutrik NP3X-B)
-Sennheiser IE8
-Martin Logan Mikros 90
-Fostex T50RP (diymods)
-NuForce Ne-7m
-Koss KSC75

-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

-Keces 131 DAC
-Blue Circle Thingee
-Xmos Asynch USB converter w/ PSU
-Arcam DV78
-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

skeptic's Recent Activity

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Crack;Bottlehead OTL
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/25/14 at 5:56pm | 6141 replies | 422532 views
Bottlehead Amplifier Discussion / Comparison Thread: Crack, SEX & Mainline
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/20/14 at 10:15pm | 895 replies | 47349 views
Bottlehead DAC
skeptic posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 10/16/14 at 3:07pm | 11 replies | 645 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/16/14 at 11:38am | 3489 replies | 364710 views
MrSpeakers Alpha Dog Revealed! - The World's First Production 3D-Printed Headphones
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/16/14 at 11:26am | 8396 replies | 541890 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/10/14 at 10:13am | 14770 replies | 646116 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
skeptic posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/22/14 at 12:14pm | 1711 replies | 156009 views
THE best female vocals? (your favorite female singers)
skeptic posted in this thread in Music 9/21/14 at 12:06am | 2318 replies | 150013 views
Why much more 'love' for the Arcam FMJ CD23 over the Diva CD92?
skeptic posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/16/14 at 12:33pm | 1 replies | 57 views


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