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What I do for a living:

Attorney (employment law and commercial litigation)

Headphone Inventory

-Sennheiser HD800
-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

-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.
-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

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

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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Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Sound Quality
skeptic posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 12/19/14 at 10:29pm | 278 replies | 47719 views
HeadAmp PICO (DAC ONLY) Silver - Excellent condition
skeptic posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 12/16/14 at 10:31pm | 1 replies | 57 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/16/14 at 3:15pm | 15813 replies | 718128 views
Crack;Bottlehead OTL
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/15/14 at 4:04pm | 6337 replies | 449407 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/15/14 at 3:08pm | 4262 replies | 455725 views
Doodlebug - USB Isolator
skeptic posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 11/18/14 at 5:47pm | 245 replies | 13667 views
NEW! iBasso D-Zero Mk2
skeptic posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 11/17/14 at 3:40pm | 54 replies | 7990 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
skeptic posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 11/17/14 at 1:13pm | 2073 replies | 202392 views
Top Shelf Solid State with HD800s
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/7/14 at 9:42pm | 84 replies | 10813 views


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