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Location:

North Andover, MA USA

Forum Post Count:

2044

Join Date:

10/2/03

About Me:

I'm gettin' old....and bald....and fat.....

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Music, computers, reading, watching sports, family activities

What I do for a living:

Data Warehousing & Business Intelligence

Headphone Inventory

* Stax SR-009
* Stax SR-007A
* Stax Lamba-Pro
* Stax SR-003 Mk II
* Sennheiser HD-800 w/Cardas Clear
* Sennheiser HD-600 w/Cardas Clear Light (S/E) or Norne balanced
* Enigmacoustics Dharma w/Moon Black Dragon balanced
* AKG K-1000
* AKG K240M
* Meze 99 Classic (Gold)
* Skullcandy Aviators (2 sets, one on perma-loan)
* Senn 414
* Etymotic ER4p's
* Etymotic ER6i's
* Some others....

Headphone Amp Inventory

Straight Amps
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* Mjolnir Audio KGSS-HV Mini
* Spritzer-modded Stax SRM-Xh
* ECP Black Diamond (green acrylic case prototype)
* Berning Micro-ZOTL 2
* Beezar-built ECP Torpedo III
* Schiit Vali (on perma-loan)
* AV123 X-Head (on perma-loan)

Amp/DAC Combo's (also in sources)
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* Exogal Comet
* Auralic Gemini 2000
* Geek Out v2 (on loan)
* Chord Mojo

Source Inventory

Analog
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* Rega P3-24 w/Elys II and Rega TT-PS
* Sony X-500 (DD, Biotracer arm)
* Technics SL-1500

Digital Sources
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* Sony HAP-Z1ES Music Server (Red Wine Audio Modded)
* Exogal Comet DAC/Amp
* Neko D-100 Mk II DAC
* Auralic Gemini 2000
* Geek Out v2 (on loan)
* Chord Mojo
* Squeezebox Touch
* Pioneer N-30 network player
* Sony NS-900V SACD/CD player

DAP's
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* Some iPods (Nano's, Touches) of various generations
* Fiio X-5 (rev 1)
* A&K 100 Mk II

Cable Inventory

Power
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* TG Audio HSR SLVR
* Black Sand Violet Z1
* Signal Cable Magic
* Pangea 14Gauge
* Eupen filtered cord (several)
* Dragon Warlord (After Hours Audio)

Interconnect
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* High Fidelity CT-1 (2 pairs)
* Chinese knock-off of Nordost Odin XLR - surprisingly good for cheap-***** money!
* Black Cat Morpheus, Neo-Morpheus, Lectra Line, and GoldiLinks - RCA's
* Black Cat (forgot name) - XLR
* Aural Thrils ACS (passive) and ACS (opamp active) RCA
* MAC Palladiums RCA
* Cardas AES/EBU (digital)
* Stereovox HDXV (digital)
* Black Cat Veloce (digital)
* Black Cat Silverstar (digital)
* Ven Haus Pulsar (digital)

Speaker
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* Black Cat Morpheus
* Black Cat LectraLine
* Aural Thrills UByte (Thorsten Leosch design)
* Audiogon seller aintitgr8 silver plated cable
* Virtue Audio Nirvana
* Kimber 4TC
* Some inexpensive but decent solid core silver & copper (2 sets) cables found on Audiogon

USB
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* Black Cat Silverstar "Double-Decker"
* Black Cat Silverstar (standard)
* Shunyata Venom
* Wireworld Starlight 7

Power-Related Components

* APC H10
* Shunyata Hydra 4
* Core Power Technologies Model 150
* Triphazer (pigtail)
* Triphazer (power strip)
* Tripp-Lite IS250

Other Audio Equipment

Amps/Preamps/Receivers
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* Nuprime IDA-16 Integrated Amp/DAC
* Fleawatt TPA3116D2 Chip Integrated (single input)
* Fleawatt TPA3116D2 Chip Integrated (multi-input)
* Sony UDA-1
* Lepai Tripath (100w) integrated w/Bluetooth
* Panasonic XR-57 receiver
* Onkyo TR-616
* Couple older 5.1 receivers by H/K and Sherwood

Speakers
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* Gallo Strada 2's & either TR-1 Sub or CL-S10 sub
* Gallo CL-2 monitors
* NEAR M50me's
* Gallo A'Diva Ti 's, old Infinity Servo Sub
* Gallo Passive Sub (original sphere model)
* Pioneer 5.1 system (Andrew Jones design)
* Rat Shack LX-5 II's
* Modded Rat Shack LX-5's (original)
* Rat Shack LX-4's
* NEAR outdoor speakers
* PSB Alpha PS1/SubSeries 100 (active computer monitors and mini-sub, may actually unpack and use them someday!)
* Emotiva Airmotiv 4 Active Speakers

Audio-Related Tweaks

* Intona USB Isolator (2 of them)
* Wyred 4 Sound RUR
* iFi iUSB 3.0
* Schiit Wyrd
* ERS paper
* Audio Resolution shelves
* Various footers: wood, brass, ceramic, graphite, polymer (Herbies Audio Lab), cork/rubber
* Michael Greene Roomtunes
* Silclear, Caig, anti-static wipes, etc etc.

Music Preferences

* Folk, Acoustic, World, lots of Alternative, some modern and older Jazz. Big on Female Vox

Interests (non-headphone)

* Music, Computers, (watching) sports - hockey & football especially - reading, family activities

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