Alcophone
Location
San Francisco
Headphone Inventory
Dan Clark Audio Ether C Flow 1.1
Dan Clark Audio Ether Flow 1.1
Focal Listen
Sennheiser HD660S
Philips SHP9500S
ASUS ZenEar S
ZERO AUDIO carbo Tenore
BOSE QC20
BOSE SoundWear Companion

-- Gifted --
Creative Aurvana Live!
Audio-Technica ATH-M50xBL

-- Returned --
Acoustic Research AR-H1

-- Reviewed --
HiFiMAN Sundara: https://www.head-fi.org/threads/hifiman-sundara-loaner-program.876374/#post-14223281
Headphone Amp Inventory
Gustard H20 with Sonic Imagery Labs 994Enh-Ticha
Burson Fun with SparkoS Labs SS3601s
Schiit Jotunheim with original AK4490 DAC module
Schiit Ragnarok 2
iFi micro iDSD
Creative Sound Blaster E5
SMSL AD18
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
Asus ZenFone AR
LG G4

-- Sold --
Audio-GD HE-9 with Muses DC offset opamps
Massdrop x THX AAA 789
Schiit Jotunheim w/o DAC module
iFi nano iDSD

-- Reviewed --
Burson Fun (with NJR NJM5534D and SparkoS Labs SS3601s opamps)
https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/review/20961

Various opamps (using Burson Fun):
https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/opamp-rolling-with-the-burson-fun.23632/

Various opamps (using Gustard H20):
https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/opamp-rolling-with-the-gustard-h20.23639/
Source Inventory
-- DACs --
Schiit Yggdrasil (USB gen5, Analog 2)
Holo Audio Spring 2 KTE
iFi ZEN DAC Signature
iFi micro iDSD
Schiit Bifrost 2
Schiit Modi Multibit
Schiit AK4490 DAC module (original version)
Creative Sound Blaster E5
Bluesound NODE 2i
iBasso DC02
Topping E30
Topping D10

-- Transports --
Bluesound NODE 2i
Chromecast Audio
Chromecast Ultra
Chromecast
Fire TV Stick 4K
Apple MacBook Pro
Microsoft Surface Pro 4
Lenovo Y510p
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus
Asus ZenFone AR
LG G4
Samsung BD-H5900

-- DDCs --
MUTEC MC-3+ USB (USB/AES/BNC/Coax/TOSLINK => USB capture/AES/BNC/Coax/TOSLINK)
Singxer SU-1 KTE (USB => I²S HDMI/AES/BNC/Coax)
Topping D10 (USB => Coax/TOSLINK)
iFi micro iDSD (USB => Coax)
Creative Sound Blaster E5 (USB => TOSLINK, TOSLINK => USB as PC input)
Focusrite Scarlett 6i6 2nd Gen (USB => Coax, Coax => USB as PC input)

iFi SPDIF iPurifier (Coax or TOSLINK => Coax and TOSLINK)
ViewHD VHD-2WDA (Coax or TOSLINK => Coax and TOSLINK) (2x)

J-Tech JTDSM0402 (4x TOSLINK => 2x TOSLINK)
Beni_Skate Automatic SPDIF Audio Switch (7x TOSLINK => 2x TOSLINK)
PI Manufacturing TTA-1424 (4x TOSLINK => 1x TOSLINK)

Avedio Links HDMI2.0b Switch (HDMI > TOSLINK)
J-Tech JTDAT5CH (HDMI => TOSLINK)
Tendak 4K HDMI Audio Extractor (HDMI => Coax and TOSLINK)

-- Clocks --
MUTEC REF 10
MUTEC MC-3+
Singxer SU-1 KTE

-- Services --
Spotify Premium
Amazon Music Unlimited HD

-- Sold --
Topping DX7s
iFi nano iDSD

-- Returned --
cocktailAudio X35

-- Reviewed --
Chord Mojo + Poly
https://www.head-fi.org/threads/chord-mojo-poly-long-case-loaner-program-ttvjaudio-com.865151/page-2#post-13906906
Cable Inventory
-- Headphone cables --
Lavricables Grand 20 Core Silver for Dan Clark Audio headphones, 4-pin XLR, 2 m
Dan Clark Audio VIVO, 4-pin XLR, 6 ft
Dan Clark Audio DUM, 4-pin XLR, 6 ft
Dan Clark Audio DUM, 6.35 mm, 6 ft
Dan Clark Audio DUM, 3.5 mm, 6 ft
Periapt Interconnects Sennheiser HD series, 4-pin XLR, 7 ft
Blue Jeans Cable extension, 4-pin XLR, 15 ft

-- Speaker cables --
Furez FZ102AS, 10 AWG, pure copper spades, 12 ft
Furez FZ102AS, 10 AWG, pure copper bananas, 12 ft
BlueJeans TenWhite, 10 AWG, 25° spades, 30 ft
FosPower, 12 AWG, Media Bridge banana plugs to unterminated, ~16 ft
Oehlbach Type 1010, 4 mm², Media Bridge banana plugs, ~2 in (bi-wire jumpers)

-- Analog interconnects --
Wireworld Eclipse 8, XLR, 0.5 m (2 pair)
Blue Jeans Cable Canare L-4E6S, XLR, 1.5 ft (2 pairs)
Lavricables Grand 20 Core, XLR, 50 cm (1 pair)
LyxPro Premium Series, XLR, 10 ft (1 pair)
Blue Jeans Cable Belden 1800F AES/EBU, XLR, 1.5 ft / 5 ft (1 pair each)
Monoprice Stage Right Series (gold plated), XLR, 1.5 ft (2 pairs)
Pro Co YMXF2XM-1, XLR female => 2x XLR male, 1 ft (1 pair)

Wireworld Equinox 8, RCA, 0.5 m (1 pair)
Schiit PYST, RCA, 6" (2 pairs)
KabelDirekt, 2x RCA, 3 ft (4x) / 6 ft (2x) / 15 ft
KabelDirekt, 3.5 mm TRS <=> 2x RCA, 6 ft
Blue Jeans Cable LC-1 Stereo Audio, RCA, 3 ft (2x), 8 ft, 15 ft

-- Digital interconnects --
Moshou Enthusiast HDMI 2.1 Cable, 48 Gb/s, 0.5 m
Blue Jeans Cable Series-FE HDMI cable, 1 ft
Unnlink HDMI Cable 2.0, 18 Gb/s, 0.5 m
SAMZHE HDMI 2.0 Cable (4K @ 60 Hz) Flat Slim Series, 0.5 m
SAMZHE 4K/60Hz HDMI 2.0 Cable, 10.8 Gb/s, 0.3 m ("Kitsune Quality I²S HDMI Cable")

Benchmark Studio & Stage XLR Cable for Digital Audio, XLR, 5 ft
Right Audio AES/EBU, 20 AWG, XLR, 5 ft
Blue Jeans Cable AES/EBU, 24 AWG, XLR, 5 ft (2x)
Monoprice AES/EBU, 22 AWG, XLR, 1.5 m

Blue Jeans Cable Belden 4794R, BNC, 1.5 ft (2x)
Blue Jeans Cable Belden 4694R, BNC, 1.5 ft
Blue Jeans Cable Belden 1694A, BNC, 1.5 ft / 5 ft

Blue Jeans Cable Belden 1694A, RCA <=> BNC, 5 ft

Blue Jeans Cable Belden 1694A, RCA, 5 ft (2x)
C2G Velocity S/PDIF Coax, RCA, 1.5 ft (2x)

Sys. Concept Inc. 1300-T2T1, TOSLINK, 3 ft (4x) / 6 ft (1x)
Sys. Concept Inc. 1300-T2M1, TOSLINK <=> mini TOSLINK, 3 ft (2x) / 6 ft (1x)
KabelDirekt, TOSLINK, 3 ft / 6 ft / 25 ft
KabelDirekt, mini TOSLINK, 3 ft (3x) / 20 ft
PI Manufacturing POF-TT-MG-2M, TOSLINK, 6 ft
PI Manufacturing POF-T3-MG-2M, mini TOSLINK, 6 ft
PI Manufacturing POF-33-MG-2M, mini TOSLINK <=> mini TOSLINK, 6 ft

KitsuneCables Premium USB Cable, USB-A => USB-B, 0.18 m
iFi Mercury USB 2.0, USB-A => USB-B, 0.5 m
Wireworld Chroma 8 USB 2.0, USB-A => USB-B, 0.6m (1x), 2 m (1x)
Schiit PYST USB 2.0, USB-A => USB-B, 1 m
AmazonBasics USB 2.0, USB-A => USB-B, 6 ft (3x)
Anker PowerLine+ USB 2.0, USB-A => Micro-USB, 6 ft
Anker PowerLine+ USB 3.0, USB-A => USB-C, 6 ft
Anker OTG adapter, USB-C => female USB-A
BlueRigger active USB 2.0 extension, USB-A => female USB-A, 32 ft (2x)

-- Power cables --
All NEMA 5-15P => IEC-320-C13:
Wireworld Stratus 7, 12 AWG, shielded, 1m (7x) 1.5 m (2x), 3 m (1x)
VOLEX 17604/17605, 14 AWG, shielded, 2 m (5x) / 3 m (4x)
Tripp-Lite, 14 AWG, 3 ft (4x) / 6 ft (2x) / 10 ft (2x) / 12 ft

-- Adapters --
Audioquest RCA splitters (3x)
Audioquest RCA angle adapter (2x)
Audioquest RCA coupler
Audioquest IEC angle adapter

-- Recycled --
BlueJeans TenWhite, 10 AWG, unterminated, 16 ft

-- Sold --
Pangea Audio AC 9SE MKII, 7 AWG, triple-shielded, 1 m / 2 m
iFi iEMatch 3.5 mm

-- Returned --
Shunyata Research Venom 14, 14 AWG, shielded, 1.5 m
Silnote Audio Poseidon GL Reference, 12 AWG, triple-shielded, 1.5 m
Lifatec TLTLG-OS, TOSLINK, 3 ft
Power-Related Components
-- AC power --
AudioQuest NRG Edison (15 A)
AudioQuest Niagara 1200
AudioQuest Niagara 1000
iFi AC iPurifier (6x)
Furman PST-8D
Furman PST-8 (2x)

-- USB power --
Intona USB 3.0 SuperSpeed Isolator
iFi iDefender
iFi iSilencer
iFi iPower 5V (3x)

-- Reviewed --
Audioquest Niagara 1200 & Thunder:
https://www.head-fi.org/threads/audioquest-niagara-1200-and-thunder-power-cable-loaner-program.905983/#post-15000652
Audioquest Niagara 1000 & Thunder:
https://www.head-fi.org/threads/audioquest-niagara-1000-and-thunder-power-cable-loaner-program.879296/#post-14343686

USB Disruptor:
https://www.head-fi.org/threads/usb-disruptor-loaner-program.891319/page-3#post-14593282
Other Audio Equipment
-- Speakers --
Wharfedale EVO 4.4 (passive, 3-way, 4 Ω, 90 dB)
ELAC BS 403 (passive, 2-way, 4 Ω, 86 dB)
Dali Spektor 1 (passive, 2-way, 6 Ω, 83 dB)
Yamaha NS-AP2600S (passive, 2-way, 6 Ω, 82 dB, 2 pair)
Yamaha NS-AP2600C (passive, 2-way, center)
JBL Xtreme (active, 2x 20 W, 2-way with passive radiators)

-- Subwoofers --
Rythmik Audio F12G-SE with A370-XLR3 (12" front firing, sealed, 370 W RMS class A/B servo)
Rythmik Audio F12G with A370PEQ (12" front firing, sealed, 370 W RMS class A/B servo)
Yamaha YST-SW012 (8" front firing, ported, 50 W)

-- Amplifiers --
Schiit Ragnarok 2 (integrated amp, class A/B, 2x 60 W / 8 Ω, 2x 100 W / 4 Ω)
Schiit Vidar (power amp, class A/B, 2x 100 W / 8 Ω, 2x 200 W / 4 Ω, 1x 400 W / 8 Ω)
Orchard Audio Starkrimson Mono (power amp, mono, GaN class D, 1x 150 W) (2x)
XTZ EDGE A2-300 (power amp, class D, 2x 150 W / 8 Ω, 2x 300 W / 4 Ω)
Burson Bang with SparkoS Labs SS3602 (power amp, class A/B, 2x 15 W / 16 Ω, 2x 29 W / 8 Ω, 2x 40 W / 4 Ω)
SMSL AD18 (super-integrated amplifier, class D, 2x 80W)
Yamaha RX-V377 (integrated AV receiver, 5.1, 2x 70 W / 8 Ω)

-- Preamps (not including headphone amps) --
Schiit Freya S (passive & active, single ended & balanced)
Schiit Saga (passive & active, single ended)
Schiit SYS (passive, single ended)

-- Misc --
iFi iSilencer3.0
ART SPLITMix 4
miniDSP UMIK-1
BAFX Products Decibel Meter

-- Tubes --
Tung-Sol 6SN7 (new production)
LISST Octal

-- Opamps --
2x SparkoS Labs SS3602 (dual)
2x SparkoS Labs SS3601 (single)
2x Sonic Imagery Labs 994Enh-Ticha (dual)
2x Sonic Imagery Labs 992Enh-Ticha (single)
2x Burson V6 Vivid (dual)
2x Burson V6 Vivid (single)
1x Burson V6 Classic (dual)
2x Texas Instruments LME49720NA (dual)
1x NJR NJM5532D (dual)
10x NJR NJM5534D (single)

-- Returned --
Magnepan LRS
KEF Q100
Fluance Signature Series
Pioneer SP-BS22-LR

-- Reviewed --
Burson Bang (with NJR NJM5532D and SparkoS Labs SS3602):
https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/review/21243

Various opamps (using Burson Bang):
https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/opamp-rolling-with-the-burson-bang.23644/
Audio-Related Tweaks
Dan Clark Audio Ether Flow / Ether C Flow 1.1 Upgrade & Tuning Kit, new earpads
Dan Clark Audio VOCE earpads
Brainwavz sheepskin leather memory foam earpads for the Focal Listen
Yaxi HD650 earpads for the Sennheiser HD660S (but stock foam)
Bass mod for the Philips SHP9500S (neoprene "ring" underneath the padding in each earpad)
Dynaudio Stand 20 speaker stands (filled with play sand)
IsoAcoustics Aperta between the speakers and the stands
IsoAcoustics GAIA III on the Evo 4.4s, the stands for the BS 403s, and the F12G/F11G-SE subwoofers
Magnepan "Instant Upgrade" fuse replacement kit from Verastarr / Mike Powell Audio
3x HRS Nimbus Spacers (0.3") with couplers for the subwoofer
4x Herbie's Audio Lab Tenderfoot for the power amp
Gear-Fi
HTC Vive

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