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skeptic

Location:

Los Angeles, California

Forum Post Count:

1406

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) 3/28/15 at 7:20pm | 6725 replies | 494947 views
What's the best amp for HD800
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/28/15 at 4:02pm | 284 replies | 43739 views
THE best female vocals? (your favorite female singers)
skeptic posted in this thread in Music 3/26/15 at 12:38am | 2497 replies | 169276 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
skeptic posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/21/15 at 2:59pm | 3392 replies | 312371 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
skeptic posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/19/15 at 4:22pm | 17728 replies | 840075 views
The Soekris R-2R DAC: Technical Details
skeptic posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/13/15 at 3:12pm | 40 replies | 3714 views
Bottlehead Amplifier Discussion / Comparison Thread: Crack, SEX & Mainline
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/11/15 at 4:36pm | 1062 replies | 67799 views
The voodoo-less cable thread. Reasonable cable vendors and reviews.
skeptic posted in this thread in Sound Science 3/10/15 at 12:00am | 160 replies | 5462 views
HD800 "Anaxilus" Mod
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/20/15 at 6:42pm | 236 replies | 35460 views
Sennheiser HD650 Impressions Thread
skeptic posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/8/15 at 5:47pm | 23897 replies | 1443738 views

 

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