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Just North of Toronto, Canada

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About Me:

35+ years hi-fi hobbyist.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Avid R/C pilot and former full-scale sailplane pilot.

What I do for a living:

Consultant, writer and teach physics part-time

Headphone Inventory

Dynamic: Have owned Sens (650s, 555); Grado (GS1000s, RS1); Koss (PortaPros); various Sony.

Electrostatic: Stax SR-5; LNS; 404LE; 007 MKII; Gamma Pro

Headphone Amp Inventory

Owned/have owned: Grado RA-1; SinglePower ES-1 Hybrid; Stax SRD-7 Pro; Customized Portable Stax amp; Stax SRM-T1; Stax SRM T1-W; Stax 007 II tube; Stax 727 SS modified by headamp

Source Inventory

Own/Previously Owned: Modwright enhanced Sony 777ES SACD player; Sony SCD-1 SACD player; Pioneer Elite 38A DVD Audio player/transport (still use); Empirical Audio Overdrive DAC; Chord DAC 64; Chord QB76. Chord Hugo on order; various other NOS DACS.

Cable Inventory

I use mostly Cardas (Golden Reference) and Stealth PGS Gold or silver. Also TMC yellows and Shyunata power cords.

Power-Related Components

PS Audio PS 300 and 600 Multiwave power re-generators; Pass Aleph amps; various Classe amps; Dared VP-20 tube amp.

Other Audio Equipment

Kef Reference Speakers; JM Mini-Utopia; Rel Stadium Subs; Velodyne HGS subs; 3.6R Maggies...Allison's way back in the day.

Audio-Related Tweaks

I believe in clean power, so I custom-build various battery power supplies and use PS Audio re-generators to ensure clean A/C.
I also have the latest jitter reduction technology on (SuperClocks) on my DAC.

Music Preferences

wide tastes; will listen to anything that is well recorded...from classical and opera, to the electronic stuff my kids listen to.

Interests (non-headphone)

Avid R/C sailplane pilot. Inventor of Porta-Trax R/C racing systems and "So You Think You Can Drive" arcade racing console.

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Will be purchasing a new 4K TV...they are the future...just waiting for prices to drop on the really large ones.

Lornecherry's Recent Activity

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Cavalli Audio - Next Phase
Lornecherry posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 3/24/16 at 4:28am | 76 replies | 7279 views
Did Sennheiser just reveal the Orpheus successor?
Lornecherry posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/28/15 at 9:36am | 1045 replies | 214001 views
Chord Hugo
Lornecherry posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/24/15 at 6:45am | 15016 replies | 1391288 views
Stax SR-009 (Mint) & SRE-750 15ft Extension Cable
Lornecherry posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 11/20/14 at 7:37am | 3 replies | 1171 views
High end headphones for Hugo
Lornecherry posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/17/14 at 7:09pm | 7 replies | 407 views
The Stax Thread III
Lornecherry posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 6/2/14 at 9:46am | 11932 replies | 732152 views


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