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skeptic

Location:

Los Angeles, California

Forum Post Count:

1392

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 (reterminated to 4pin xlr with Neutrik NC4MXX)
-Audio Technica ATH-ES10
-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>
-Alpha Dogs
-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.
-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

-Keces 131 DAC
-Pico DAC
-Arcam DV78
-Blue Circle Thingee
-Xmos Asynch USB converter w/ PSU
-ODAC
-iPad4 -> CCK
-Note 4 -> OTG usb
-Topping tp30 with Pyramid PS
-Synology ds211j
-Fire TV/Apple TV

Cable Inventory

-Various diy'd cables/interconnects
-Bottlehead Power Cable
-BJC-LC1 stereo audio
-Belden 1505F high flex digital coax

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

Folk, Indie, Choral/Classical, HipHop, Bluegrass, Jazz, Pop, Blues

Interests (non-headphone)

My wife and daughter, computers and related gadgetry, food, espresso, DIY, gaming 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) Today at 4:43 pm | 6562 replies | 481409 views
Bottlehead Amplifier Discussion / Comparison Thread: Crack, SEX & Mainline
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Today at 3:39 pm | 1041 replies | 64384 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/26/15 at 10:05pm | 17287 replies | 808953 views
HD800 "Anaxilus" Mod
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/20/15 at 6:42pm | 233 replies | 34453 views
Sennheiser HD650 Impressions Thread
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/8/15 at 5:47pm | 23210 replies | 1407469 views
Is It Really Worth 'Upgrading' Sennheiser HD 580/600/650 Cables?
skeptic posted in this thread in Sound Science 2/7/15 at 3:53pm | 380 replies | 38528 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 1/26/15 at 11:12am | 4889 replies | 533280 views
Orgy of Capacitors: The Cap Thread
skeptic posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 1/17/15 at 10:43pm | 600 replies | 279768 views
HeadAmp PICO (DAC ONLY) Silver - Excellent condition
skeptic posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 12/28/14 at 3:46pm | 2 replies | 132 views
Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Sound Quality
skeptic posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 12/23/14 at 9:21pm | 369 replies | 79324 views

 

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