.Spent 25 years working in the Natural Foods industry, currently drive a city transit bus.
music, playing guitar, audio, fast cars, lifelong natural food/medicine devotee.
Natural foods and medicine, camping, hiking, climbing, collecting wild mushrooms.
. Koss ESP 950 with upgraded power supply,(sold). Fostex T50RP self modded BMF variant, ZMF T50RP's with jack and cable upgrade
Headphone Amp Inventory:
Audio GD NFB12, variable filters, set at 96/24 soft knee minimum. Chinese SR-71A clone sold as Blaze S-1. Schiit Lyr, tubes listed below.
mainly Dell W7 lap, Winamp, upsample lap to 96/24 in windows,Bifrost Uber wGen2 USB, Flac rips w/EAC and a few HD Tracks 96/24 downloads. Portable rig Sony Xperia TL>USB out>HifiMeDiy asynch Sabre DAC with Teralink USB isolator, Blaze amp
Wireworld USB, Tara labs, Mogami DIYs with Neutriks, DIY silver plated OFC mil spec wire with Switchcraft connects.
DIY balanced, isolation AC transformer.
Other Audio Equipment:
Home audio, Sony ES SACD, dbx DriveRack DSP, B&K preamp, Anthem MCA 20 power amp, Boston VRM80/50, Carver PM-900 driving 2-12" Fi Audio subs. Car audio, Boston and Alumapro component speakers and sub, Memphis and JL Audio amps. Sony TL >Sabre DAC for source
Tubes for Lyr: been through 18 pairs in the last year. My current faves:
"1" 1960, 7308, NY A mperex, D-Getter
"2" 1962 Dario Miniwatts E188CCs large "O" GETTER
"3" 1974/75 Reflektor SWGP 6N23Ps
"4" 1966 Telefunken E88CC's, Upscale Platinum
See post #4355 in the new Lyr tube rollers thread for detailed descriptions of my tubes.
Jazz, rock, classical, acoustic or electric
Longtime audiofool. I was building Dynakit amps and Karlson horn enclosures in the 60's.