Restoring Vintage Hi-Fi
Restoring Vintage Audio and Musical Instruments (Brass)
Good Music/ Movies/Television (Harder to find than it used to be)
Ultrasone Pro 900
Sennheiser 650 (2)
Beyerlux HD330 (on its way)
Stellar Labs 35-5985 (several)
Stellar Labs 35-5960 (several)
Pioneer Monitor 10
Pioneer SE-Q404 (2-Quad Nostalgia)
Homemade Kludge: Double set of Koss Portapros used to construct makeshift quad phones
Sennheiser 497 (disintegrating)
Koss Portapro '80's (worn out)
Sennheiser 560 (worn out, but I probably should've sent them back to Sennheiser)
Several pairs of '80's Pioneer's (worn out/failed)
Several Pairs of '80's Koss' (worn out)
Several Pairs of '80's Sony's (worn out/failed)
Headphone Amp Inventory:
Lynx Hilo AD/DA
Fiio E-17k Alpen 2/K5
FiiO E-17 Alpen/E09K
Alesis Multimix8 USB 2.0 Audio Interface
Schiit Lyr 2/Schiit Loki
Schiit Magni 3/Schiit Loki
FiiO E12 Mont Blanc
Electric Avenues PA2V2
Vintage Pioneer SA-9500 II Integrated Amp
Vintage Pioneer SX-1980's, 1280, 1080's, and a couple of 980's, 880's and 780's
FiiO X5 II (2)
Ipod Classic 160gb
Denon DCD-A100 SACD/CD Player
Marantz SA-8004 SACD/CD Player
Oppo BDP-105 SACD/Blu-Ray player
Denon DVD-2800 II SACD Player
California Audio Labs Tercet Mk. III CD Player
Sony SACD players (and a non-ES portable)
A couple of early '90's Denon CD players that need that hideously expensive Laser
Pioneer CT-93, CT-F1250 (several, all restored) Cassette Decks
Nakamichi Dragon, RX-505, DR-1, BX-300 Cassette Decks (restored)
Pioneer RTR Tape Decks (ALL of the post-1973, except the RT-1011, also all self-restored)
Technics by Panasonic RS-858USD (2) Deceptively good Quad 8 track machines
Hundreds. None terrifically expensive. But they're not "giveaways", either...
5 PS Audio Noise Harvesters
Various Power Strips Tripplite, IBM, Belkin, Monster, all surge protected.
Various 20 amp dedicated AC lines for amplification
No fancy AC cords. Just homely little jobbies that are the same gauge as what's in my walls.
Other Audio Equipment:
Too many to list. Lots of vintage pieces.
Oppo BDP-105/UDP 205 (DAC/Streamers/Blu-Ray)
Denon DCD-A100 SACD/CD
VPI, Sumiko, AT, Shure, Denon, Stanton, TOTL Pioneer SPEC Era TT's
Sunfire Signature amplification (Two Stereo Sigs and One Cinema Grand)
Various Carver A-series Amps (Lightstar derived)
2 Adcom GFA-555 Amps
Classic FM TOTL Stereo Tuners (a bunch....they follow me home....)
Polk SDA 's and Monitor Series Speakers, Carver Plat Amazing Loudspeakers (main system)
Various Pioneer HPM's (more sets than I can justify really, but they're just THAT good)
Six pairs of dual 15" custom designed Hsu/SVS cylindrical design variant SW's. (Four loaded with Stereo Integrity D4 15" and two loaded with Diamond Audio 15" SW's.) 4 in the main system, 2 in Den System. All ran in Stereo (not dual mono) pairs.
Caig Industries D5, G5
Two VERY old bottles of Cramolin
Many cans of various Contact cleaners.
Do Soldering/Desoldering Irons and various Fluke meters count?
Fluke 1953a Frequency Counters (2)
Hewlett-Packard 8903a Audio Analyzer
Panasonic VP-8174a AM/FM Stereo Signal Generator
Panasonic VP-8175 AM/FM Stereo Signal Generator
Leader LPM 39a Wow & Flutter meter
Leader Distortion LDM-171 Distortion meter
Rigol DS-1054 50 Mhz Oscilloscope
Tenma 72-895 Wow & Flutter meter
Tenma 20Mhz Oscilloscope
Pioneer SD-1000 Test Instrument (restored)
Pioneer SD-1100 Test Instrument (restored)
Classical, Jazz & Contemporary Popular...Well, maybe not SO contemporary popular anymore.
Jazz: Maynard Ferguson, Stan Kenton, Woody Herman, Buddy Rich, GG&Phat Band, Ellington, Basie, B,S&T, (Horn bands in general,if they're good and don't over-rely on Beach Music) and pretty much any Trumpet player if they don't over-rely on "stocks" (not a good thing). Also (non-Brass) Bill Evans, Chick Corea/RTF (The last one especially)
Classical: RCA Living Stereo/Mercury Living Presence/London Blueback/Lyrita/Mo-Fi/Sheffield/Analogue Productions, etc. Empire Brass, Canadian Brass,Boston Brass, PJBE, Reiner, Mehta, Various
Popular: Zappa, Steely Dan, Bruce Hornsby, Sting/Police, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Chase, Ten Wheel Drive, APP, AWB, Dreams, Brecker Brothers, etc.
I like anything as long as it's not exclusively a culture war bludgeon.
Computer technology (non-programming)
SW Radio/Ham (non-broadcasting)
Radar Detectors (Valentines mainly)
Philco Model 20 Tube Chapel Radio
Retired Professional Musician/Teacher