willkayak4food
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Occupation:
Baroque 'cellist (can sometimes be talked into the occasional "modern" gig as well).

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willkayak4food

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    Gender:
    Female
    Occupation:
    Baroque 'cellist (can sometimes be talked into the occasional "modern" gig as well).
    Interests:
    [apparently, a 100 character limit. see "Interests (non-headphone)"]
    In addition to 'cello, play lute and Baroque guitar. Other passions: Greenland style sea kayaking/boat building/paddle carving, chess, reading, cross country skiing, cycling, hiking/backpacking, writing poetry.
    Headphone Inventory:
    Sennheiser HD600 w/HD650 cable
    Headphone Amp Inventory:
    Portable:

    1) HiFiMan EF2A (2 x NOS Raytheon 6AK5)
    2) Audioengine D1

    Desktop:

    Maverick Audio TubeMagic A1 (2 x NOS Raytheon 6AK5)
    Source Inventory:
    For headphone use, I only use my laptop (laptop also has its own non-portable complete speaker/amp system). FLAC/MP3, optical drive, Pandora radio.

    Computer also has its own Schiit Bifrost DAC.
    Cable Inventory:
    HD600 phones use HD650 cable. DH Labs Silver Sonic digital USB (main system uses coaxial DH Labs digital cable for its own Schiit Bifrost).

    Analog Interconnects: SoundSilver "Harmony", Audio Art IC-3 (both main and computer systems)

    Speaker Cables: Clear Day "Double Shotgun" (both main and computer systems)
    Power-Related Components:
    Adcom ACE-315 power conditioner, Furman "Rack Rider" power conditioner

    Various components use a mix of Pangea AC-9, AC-14SE, and Element Cable power cords.
    Other Audio Equipment:
    Main system:

    CDP: Virtue Audio Piano M1
    DAC: Schiit Bifrost
    Preamp: Jolida JD-5T (2 x Psvane 12AX7)
    Power Amp: Forté 4a (pure class A, 50 wpc)
    NHT Model 2 floor standing speakers
    M&K 12" powered subwoofer

    Computer's speaker system:

    Schiit Bifrost DAC - replaced stock feet with Herbie's "Baby Booties"
    Maverick Audio TubeMagic A1 - replaced stock feet with Herbie's "Tenderfeet"
    Napa Acoustics NA-208S monitors
    HSU Research STF-1 subwoofer


    HDTV has its own sound/speaker system - but it's just TV, so I won't bother listing it here (just don't spend much time with TV).
    Audio-Related Tweaks:
    The occasional joint.
    Music Preferences:
    Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Contemporary "Classical", Jazz (traditional and fusion), traditional Irish, Rock, Reggae, other "world/ethnic", etc...
    Gear-Fi:
    Musical instruments, boats, bikes, books, skis, whale friends
    See other categories (this is all a bit redundant, after all).
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