Golden Monkey
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Golden Monkey

Headphoneus Supremus

  • About

    Occupation:
    Looking
    Interests:
    Nothing, anymore...*sigh*...married life. PS3 gaming, collecting vintage Gillette razors.
    Gaming, reading, chilling with my cats, dog, and wife. San Jose Sharks hockey, Liverpool Football Club, F-1 Racing (Red Bull FTW).
    Headphone Inventory:
    Sennheiser HD650
    Sennheiser HD590
    Audio Technica ATH ESW9A (portable rig)
    Beyerdynamic T50p (portable rig)
    EarSonics SM3 (portable rig)
    Etymotic ER-4p/s (portable rig)
    Sony MDR-V700DJ (retired junk)
    Tritton AX Pro Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround (gaming headset)
    SOLD: Denon D2000 recabled with silver plate copper, Neutrik plug, and markl'd earpads
    Headphone Amp Inventory:
    Woo Audio WA3+, recapped with Black Gates (see tubes below)
    Headstage Arrow 12HE 3G (portable rig)
    HeadRoom Total AirHead (portable rig)
    SOLD: Little Dot MKV

    Tubes (all NOS):
    POWER:
    Tung-Sol 5998 - 1961 x3
    Tung-Sol 6520 - 1952 NOS x2
    Tung-Sol 7236 - 1964, cryo treated
    Tung-Sol 7236 - 1961
    Tung-Sol JAN CAHG 6080WB - 1960 (DEAD)
    GE 6AS7G - 1948, clear top, copper radiators
    RCA 6AS7G - 1950's, black plates, bottom getters
    RCA JAN CRC 6080 - 1956
    Western Electric 6AS7GA - 1982 (Stock Woo tube)

    PREAMP:
    Amperex ECC88/6DJ8 - 1954, Heerlen Holland production, "Bugle Boys", matched pair
    Amperex E88CC/6922 - 1959 (*9K), Hicksville NY production, D getters, PQ Shield label, matched pair x2
    Amperex PCC88/7DJ8 - 1968, Heerlen Holland production, Valvo/BWB labels, matched quad
    Mullard ECC88/6DJ8 - 1966 (B6B3), Blackburn UK production, IEC labels, matched pair
    Siemens & Halske CCa - 1961 (A0 1≠ 2K), Munich production, matched pair
    Siemens & Halske E88CC/6922 - late 70's, matched pair
    Siemens & Halske E188CC/7308 - 1970's, matched pair
    Voskhod 6N1P - 1978, Kaluga City production, Russian Milsurp x8
    JAN Philips 6922 - 1986 (stock Woo tubes)
    Source Inventory:
    Denon DVD-1920
    Oritek OMZ DAC 4.1(modded Zhaolu 2.5A)
    Monarchy DIP Classic w/ Upsampling
    Cowon J3 32GB PMP with 32GB SDHC (portable rig)
    Creative Labs Zen Xtra 80 GB (portable rig - retired)

    Theater System:
    Sharp Aquos Quattron 60" 1080p 3D LCD HDTV
    Denon AVR-2805 7.1ch
    Sony PS3 80 GB
    Denon DCD-590 (retired)
    Cable Inventory:
    APureSound V3 HD650 cable with Super Nylon sleeve, Cardas connectors, and Furutech 1/4" plug
    Tributaries Silver Series Component cables (as digital coax)
    Signal Cable Silver Resolution w/ Eichmann Silver Bullets
    Whiplash Audio TWag w/ Oyaide right angle mini-to-mini (portable rig)
    Cardas HPI mini-to-mini (portable rig)

    Theater System:
    Kimber Kable 8TC speaker cable
    Analysis Plus Oval 9 subwoofer cable
    Monster 400 RCA's (retired)
    2X HGA Veritas Digital Coax (retired)
    Power-Related Components:
    Furman PL-8 II Conditioner
    Parasound AWG12 power cables X3

    Theater System:
    Dell 14AWG server power cables
    Monster HT power strip
    Other Audio Equipment:
    Theater System:
    Klipsch KG 5.2 mains
    Klipsch Reference 12" Sub
    Klipsch Reference center
    Klipsch RSX-5 surrounds (direct)
    Klipsch Reference surrounds (bi-polar)
    random bits and pieces.
    Audio-Related Tweaks:
    Tweekers suck (lol...)
    Isoclean Fuse (in amp)
    Herbie's UltraSonic 9 tube dampers X2
    Herbie's UltraSonic Rx-50
    Herbie's Iso-Cup w/ Lampblack Ball x3 (amp)
    Herbie's Tenderfoot x3 (DAC)
    Herbie's Soft Fat Dots x3 (CD)
    Caig Deoxit Gold on all metal contact points
    Music Preferences:
    Rock, Metal, Sludge, Doom, Classic Rock, Punk, etc.
    Gear-Fi:
    1934 British Gillette Aristocrat #15 (rhodium plated)
    1938 British Gillette Aristocrat #21 (rhodium plated)
    1934 US Gillette Aristocrat
    1956 British Gillette Aristocrat #66 (rhodium plated)
    All cased. See album: h t t p :// picasaweb.google.com/105620204374401132358/CasedGilletteAristocrats#
    I can't think of anything of interest, other than I lurve muh kittehs. And I like pickles.

    Signature

    Cans: Senn HD650 (APS V3), ATH-ESW9A, Beyer T50p
    Amp: Woo Audio WA3+ (Black Gate caps)
    Tubes: Tung-Sol 5998,6520,7236 / Siemens 6922,7308,CCa / Amperex 6DJ8,7DJ8,6922 PQ / Mullard 6DJ8 
    Source: Denon DVD-1920>Monarchy DIP Combo>Oritek OMZ DAC v4.1
    Portable: Cowon J3>Arrow 12HE 3G>EarSonics SM3
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