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skeptic

Location:

Los Angeles, California

Forum Post Count:

1278

Join Date:

3/14/08

About Me:

My archived feedback: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...

What I do for a living:

Attorney (employment law and commercial litigation)

Headphone Inventory

<Current>
-Sennheiser HD800
-Alpha Dogs
-Westone 4
-Sennheiser HD650
-Beyerdynamic DT 880 (250 ohm) (reterminated with Neutrik NP3X-B)
-Sennheiser IE8
-Martin Logan Mikros 90
-Fostex T50RP (diymods)
-NuForce Ne-7m
-Koss KSC75

<Former>
-Etymotic Er-6i
-Yuin PK3

Headphone Amp Inventory

<Current - All Self Built>
-Bottlehead Mainline (with RTI teflon coupling caps)
-O2 with AGDR booster board (v.3.0) and dual LME49990 adaptor in gain stage.
-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)
-Mini^3
-The Wire SE-SE (build in progress)

<Former>
-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
-Odac
-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

skeptic's Recent Activity

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Why much more 'love' for the Arcam FMJ CD23 over the Diva CD92?
skeptic posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components Yesterday at 12:33 pm | 1 replies | 35 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/15/14 at 4:33pm | 13877 replies | 601954 views
Crack;Bottlehead OTL
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/15/14 at 3:46pm | 5981 replies | 409984 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
skeptic posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/10/14 at 3:57pm | 1486 replies | 131746 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/10/14 at 3:24pm | 2824 replies | 296701 views
Doodlebug - USB Isolator
skeptic posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 8/31/14 at 12:41am | 196 replies | 9484 views
The voodoo-less cable thread. Reasonable cable vendors and reviews.
skeptic posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/17/14 at 9:05pm | 126 replies | 2854 views
THE best female vocals? (your favorite female singers)
skeptic posted in this thread in Music 8/13/14 at 4:30pm | 2271 replies | 147126 views
For 6AS7G tube rollers here .....
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/11/14 at 1:25pm | 1526 replies | 98658 views

 

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