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Skyyyeman

Location:

Manhattan (NYC)

Forum Post Count:

137

Join Date:

8/27/08

Last Online:

3 minutes ago

What I do for a living:

Finance

Headphone Inventory

Currently own - Audeze LCD-X w/WyWires Red, Beyer DT 1350, Grado SR125i, Shure E5C
Formerly owned - Audeze LCD-XC, MrSpeakers Alpha Dog, Sennheiser HD800, Senn HD600, Senn HD25-1 II, Momentum, PX-200 II, Beyerdynamic T90, Grado RS1, 325, SR80, AKG K701, Shure SRH840, HiFi Man RE-400

Headphone Amp Inventory

Cypher Labs AlgoRhythm Solo-db dac
ALO Audio RxMK3-B+ amp
Benchmark DAC2 HGC

Source Inventory

Astell & Kern AK240, iPod Classic 6th Gen 160GB, iPhone 5s 64GB, using ALAC.
Benchmark DAC2 HGC fed by a Mark Levinson/Proceed CDD transport or by PC server via a Squeezebox Touch w/ Channel Islands power supply.

Cable Inventory

For headphones -- WyWires Red, Moon Audio Silver Dragon,

Power-Related Components

Shunyata Hydra 8 power conditioner
Shunyata Python Helix Alpha power cords (4) on all components
PS Audio Power Port wall outlet
Audioprism Quietline filters (12) for a/c outlets
Powerwraps on tuner powercord

Other Audio Equipment

Magnepan Magneplanar 3.6R speakers (modified)
Platinum Audio and Audioengine 5 monitors
Pass Labs X150.5 power amp
Benchmark DAC2 HGC
Mark Levinson/Proceed CDD transport (upgraded)
Logitech Squeezebox Touch w/Channel Islands power supply fed from PC via ethernet cable
Sony Blu-Ray BDP-S790
Reference Line Preeminence One Series II (passive linestage)
Onkyo T9090II analog FM tuner (modified)
Aiwa 810 3 head cassette deck
Empire 598 Troubadour turntable (presently not used)
Nordost Valkyrja interconnects
Nordost Valkyrja speaker cables (3m biwire)
Wireworld Starlight and Stereolab XV Ultra digital cables

Audio-Related Tweaks

Hi Fi Tuning fuses
Sound Anchor stands for Maggies

Music Preferences

Jazz, classical, dance, latin, R&B, classic rock

Skyyyeman's Recent Activity

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Why 24 bit audio and anything over 48k is not only worthless, but bad for music.
Skyyyeman posted in this thread in Sound Science 3/20/15 at 1:20pm | 427 replies | 13984 views
Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Flagship
Skyyyeman posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/18/15 at 6:53pm | 2804 replies | 192161 views
Audeze EL-8: The EL-8 is a must-hear at CES 2015
Skyyyeman posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/5/15 at 1:47pm | 3962 replies | 372848 views
24bit vs 16bit, the myth exploded!
Skyyyeman posted in this thread in Sound Science 2/28/15 at 1:26pm | 2989 replies | 465289 views
Audeze LCD-X
Skyyyeman posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/16/14 at 8:35pm | 6276 replies | 499708 views
Report from Fall Metro N.Y. Head Fi Meet - 11/15/14
Skyyyeman posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 11/17/14 at 12:41pm | 79 replies | 7319 views
GRADO SR125i Excellent, virtually new and unused
Skyyyeman posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 11/7/14 at 7:57pm | 0 replies | 55 views
RAY SAMUELS The HORNET portable high end amp, EXCELLENT
Skyyyeman posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 11/7/14 at 5:56pm | 0 replies | 327 views
SENNHEISER HD600, superb, virtually new
Skyyyeman posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 11/4/14 at 5:36pm | 3 replies | 309 views

 

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