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Germany, Duesseldorf

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on 3/17/14

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Past : Sex and drugs and rock'n roll
Nowadays : Wine, women and song

Headphone Inventory

AKG: K1000
Etymotics ER4P
Grado: SR 225/flat pads,
Koss: KSC 75
Sennheiser: HD800, HD-25
Stax:SR-007, Lambda Pro, SR-4070, SR-003

Former headphones :
Alessandro : MS Ultimate (modded MS-Pro), MS-1
AKG: K500, K701, K81DJ, K340
Audio Technica: W2002 (long term loan), W5000
Beyerdynamic: DT531, DT880 (model year 1985 or so), DT880 Manufaktur, T1(review sample loaned from Beyerdynamic for 10 days)
Denon : D2000
Etymotics : ER4P/S
Grado: RS-1, SR-325, PS1000 (long term loan)
HeAudio Jade : returned after a month
JVC : HA DX-1000
Sennheiser: HD 540 Gold (I still have the nice wooden box), HD650, HD600, HE60
Shure : E5
Sony : SA5000, CD3000
Stax : Lambda Nova Basic, SRX Mk III, SR-5, SR-5 Gold, SR-303
Ultrasone : Edition 9, PROline 2500

Headphone Amp Inventory

Audio Technica HA2002
Porta Corda II
Stax SRM-313
SPL Phonitor
Hybridamp for electrostats (6s4a tubes)
Stax SRD 7SB Mk II
Stax SRD 7 Pro
in combination with loudspeaker amps:
Audiodigit T2020
CEC Amp3300
Marantz 4300
former amps: quite a few
I miss the Prehead since it was my first serious headphone amp, did provide raw energy and doubled as a weapon to knock out burglars

Source Inventory

Electrocompaniet ECD-1 DAC
Transports: relatively cheap Marantz CDP, RME digi 96/8 Pad Soundcard (AES/EBU out)

portable : Iriver iHP 120

Cable Inventory

lots of, some were relatively expensive, but I don't really believe in the merits of expensive cables

Other Audio Equipment

good speakers (DIY), mediocre speakers, crappy speakers (kitchen), a few vintage loudspeaker amps/receivers

Music Preferences

The good ......

cosmopragma's Recent Activity

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Stax SR 4070
cosmopragma posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 12/26/11 at 6:44pm | 3 replies | 1255 views
Sold : SPL Phonitor
cosmopragma posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 12/20/11 at 9:28pm | 12 replies | 1032 views
cosmopragma posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 10/25/11 at 10:35pm | 2 replies | 495 views
HeAudio 1.3, 1.2B and the new JADE Stat Headphones
cosmopragma posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/16/11 at 8:28am | 2669 replies | 198077 views
The Stax thread (New)
cosmopragma posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/25/11 at 9:51pm | 24764 replies | 1788750 views
SPL Phonitor, new reference amp?
cosmopragma posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/20/11 at 6:04am | 197 replies | 69046 views
Electrocompaniet ECD-1 (UK/EU)
cosmopragma posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 7/10/11 at 4:10am | 4 replies | 655 views
Old feedback thread has disappeared
cosmopragma posted in this thread in Feedback & Bug Reports 1/23/11 at 12:59pm | 3 replies | 352 views
updated their location 5/8/10 at 3:33pm
    Headphones with Best Overall Build Quality?
    cosmopragma posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/11/10 at 10:44pm | 46 replies | 5925 views


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