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Northern Italy, in the heart of the Alps

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500+ Head-Fier, Male, from Northern Italy, in the heart of the Alps

I'm a man with a plan. Jun 9, 2017

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    Northern Italy, in the heart of the Alps
    Playing Piano
    Psychology & Psychotherapy
    Spending time with my beautiful wife
    Headphone Inventory:
    - RHA CL2
    - Audio Technica r70x
    - Heir Audio 4.Ai with Fiio silver cable


    - Audez'e LCD-2.2
    - Sennheiser HD438
    - AKG K271 Mk II
    - AKG 702 65th Anniversary
    - Stax Sr-202
    - Stax Sr-303
    - Stax Lambda Signature
    - Cosmic Ears BA4 custom IEMs
    - AKG K601
    Headphone Amp Inventory:
    - Meier Audio Corda Jazz (non-ff)
    - KHV88 (DIY tube amp)


    - Lake People G-103-S
    - Stax Srm-3
    - Matrix M-Stage (both stock and modified with OPA 627)
    - Lehmann Black Cube Linear
    - RSA Raptor
    - Stax SRM-252-II
    - Stax SRM-T1 (modified)
    - Cayin C5
    - JDS Labs C5
    Source Inventory:
    iBasso DX150 with Amp 6

    DDDAC 1794 with recent CCS boards and Cinemag 600/600C output transformers (look below under speaker setup)

    PS Audio DirectStream


    Yulong D18
    db Labs Tranquility SE
    Violectric V800
    Meier Audio StageDAC
    iBasso dx50
    Fiio X5
    Audio-GD Reference 5.32
    Metrum Acoustics Octave Mk II
    Cable Inventory:
    Acoustic Revive 1.0PA RCA (in speaker setup, from preamp to power amp)

    Vovox Sonorus XLR (in speaker setup, from DAC to DSP and from DSP to preamp)

    Sommer Cable Epilogue (connected to Corda Jazz)


    Kimber KCAG
    Kimber Timbre
    Oyaide DR-510
    Mundorf Zendo
    Neo by Oyaide RCAs
    Power-Related Components:
    Furman AC 210
    Other Audio Equipment:
    My Speaker Setup:

    Three way horn speakers based on Hornfabrik Miro with:
    Markus Klug Altec H808 wooden replicas
    Wolf Von Langa Kilimanjaro Series A4000 1" field coildrivers (end of game for me)
    Sonido Alnico bass on a backloaded horn
    Monacor horn tweeter

    Custom autoformer crossover with paper-oil capacitors by Werner Jagusch

    DDDAC 1794 with recent CCS DAC boards and Cinemag 600/600C output transformers

    DSPeaker Anti-Mode 2.0, functions as low frequency DSP

    DIY Single Ended Triode Amp:
    6N7 driver tubes, 6W6GT output tubes (as triode), 6AX4 rectifier bridge
    Tamura input transformers
    Monolith custom interstage transformers
    Hashimoto 507U output transformers
    10 pieces of ASC 30uf capacitors inside, silver-teflon wiring, Audionote silver RCA / Neutrik XLR inputs and Audionote Silver speaker posts
    Yamamoto bias meter for output triodes.
    My own twist on a Thomas Mayer (aka Vinylsavor) design...

    Audio Antiquary tube preamp, with C3m tubes and EZ81 rectifier.
    Special order with balanced inputs via vintage Sennheiser studio transformers.

    Amplifiers and speakers are placed each on three pieces of Alto-Extremo Lyd I absorber feet.

    DIY silver plated copper loudspeaker cables.


    Adam Artist 5 active speakers
    KEF x300a active speakers
    Fujitsu Ten Eclipse TD512 fullrange speakers
    Iso Acoustics speaker stands
    Music Preferences:
    Mostly Jazz and lots of other well-recorded stuff


    Je suis Charlie.
    Philips Golden Ear Challenge: 100%, completed on 22/2/2014, 285th Golden Ear
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