DC Area Meet - August 18th, 2018

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  1. Silverion77
    Come join the Washington DC/Maryland/Virginia headphone enthusiasts for an awesome summer meet!
    Enjoy the lovely summer weather by staying inside and listening to some music. Hopefully, we're not too late for that college crowd to head back to school. Ok, on with the details:

    Where:
    Columbia Pike Branch Library
    816 South Walter Reed Drive
    Arlington, Virginia 22204


    When:
    Satruday, August 18th
    10:00AM - 5PM (ish...cleanup has to happen)

    Feel free to show up when able!

    Let us know if you will be attending and what you will bring! Nevertheless, always feel free to come as you are and try what there is to offer! We're always happy to meet new enthusiasts!
    As always, power strips and extension cords are more than welcome (load up the car!).

    Looking forward to seeing everyone there!

    Attending: (Updating...)
    Silverion77: ECP Torpedo 3, ZMF Eikon & Atticus, E-MU Teak, maybe other stuff...will see
    Sheldaze: Auduze LCD2C, Chord Qutest, EC Super 7, EC BW, Sennheiser HD580
    Kendavis: Schiit-shower! Loki, Jotunheim MB, Gumby, Lyr 3, Magni 3, Mimby, Eitr, maybe Yggy
    PropelledWolf: Audeze EL-8 Open/Sine/iSine20, T50RP, SHP9500, Fiio e10k, Q1 mk1, JDS O2 amp
    SuperDuke: Elekit 400B or BHSE (w/ some Electros I presume xD)
    100VoltTube: Mimby, Magni 2u, HD480II, Audeze Mobius (if available), maybe some Electrostatic DIYs
    willsw: Sennheiser HD6XX & Hd600M
    harrisonjr98: MD CTH, HE400is
    jafnvaegi: Senn HD600, DIY 2A3 amp, Timbre TT-1 DAC, JVC HA-FD01, Hifiman RE600, Sony NW-ZX300
    h2rulz: EC BW, EC x MD ZDT Jr?, HD800 SDR, LCD3F
    darmanastartes: JDS Labs Element, Aiwa Arc-1, Mee Audio Pinnacle P1, Assorted Chi-Fi (PHB EM-023, Yersen FEN-2000, UiiSii CM5...)

    Also, do to request, we will be moderating a list of for sale items at the meet. The library PROHIBITS sales, so please keep this discrete at the event (we can keep a specific table, or use stickers to mark gear for sale) and then you can take care of things outside when the meet is done.
    Used gear for sale at the meet (prices valid for meet attendees only):

    Kendavis:
    LTA MZ2-S w/ Mojo Audio Illuminati LPS - $1250 - PM for details or interested!
     
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2018
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  2. Silverion77
    Meet Rules
    1. Please treat fellow head-fiers and their gear with the utmost care and respect.
    2. Please don't unplug headphones without asking permission from the owners first.
    3. Please don't turn anything on or off without asking permission first.
    4. Please don't move anyone's gear from their established area without asking permission.
    5. Absolutely no food and drink will be allowed near any equipment including your own.
    6. Please have courtesy and ensure that your hands are CLEAN before handling others' equipment.
    7. Be mindful of the time you are spending listening to others’ gear especially if there are others waiting in line.
    8. Be mindful of personal hygiene. DO NOT use hair gel or other product that may damage or stain a headband or earpads.
     
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  3. sheldaze
    Potentially changing to a new source, and testing if my solid state amplifier can get up-and-running under meet conditions (it prefers to run 24/7). I will post my setup once these issues are resolved. Setup at the moment:
    • Audeze LCD-2 Classic
    • Chord Qutest
    • Eddie Current Black Widow
    • Eddie Current Super 7
    • Sennheiser HD580
    Updated - just bringing my standard faire.
     
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  4. gandhisfist
    Not sure if I can, but will try to drop by.
     
  5. kendavis
    A of now I expect to bring the following Schiit gear

    Loki, Jotunherm Multibit, Gumby and Lyr 3, Magni 3, Modi 2 Multibit, Eitr, amd maybe one of my Yggys (old analog, stage I'm afraid)

    Maybe not a full-fledged Schiit Storm, but at least a bit of a shower.
     
  6. kendavis
    As far as items to audition at the show for sell/trade...

    I'd like to trade or sell My Linear Tube Audio MZ2-S... see first FAQ (https://www.lineartubeaudio.com/faq-1/) for details. The power supply is the Mojo Audio Illuminati Linear Power Supply...I'm afraid I don't know which version (S/N: 17011900). I'd like trade for a Ragnarok or get ~$1500 for both together, but I'll consider any offers as well

    If you might be interested... let me know so I can bring them to the show so that you can listen while you're there...

    I have a few more items as well and I'll post them as I look up the details

    BTW, I may not have original boxes for all items
     
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  7. kendavis
    Okay... you drive a hard bargain... $1250 for both... but I'll only bring them if I hear from an interested (not committed) party... here or by PM
     
  8. harrisonjr98
    I will definitely try and make it if I can! I've wanted to compare Eikon and Atticus for a long while. Afraid for the safety of my wallet, however.
     
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  9. PropelledWolf
    I'll try to be there, haven't been to one since CAF in November

    I'll bring:

    Headphones
    -EL-8 Open
    -Sine closed (3.5 and cipher)
    -iSine20 (only 3.5)
    -T50RP with ZMF cowhide pads
    -SHP9500, apparently they've stopped producing them???

    DAC/Amps
    -e10k
    -q1 mk1
    -JDS O2 Amp

    Running Spotify 320kbps and my FLAC library
     
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  10. SuperDuke
    Thinking of bringing either the Elekit 300B (w/ Susvara) or the BHSE (w/ Stax 009). I am still sorting out tubes for the BHSE so we'll see.
     
    Last edited: Aug 11, 2018
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  11. 100VoltTube
    I'll try to make it.

    If I do, I'll have
    Modi MB -> Magni 2 u
    HD480II
    Audeze mobius (if they show up before then)

    If anyone wants to hear a pair of 1more triple driver IEMs, I can bring those.

    I'm hopeful (but not too optimistic) that my DIY electrostatic headphones will be done by then. If they are, I'll have those.
     
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  12. willsw
    It's likely I won't be able to make it until around 1:30pm, but I'll be there. I'll see what I can bring. I bought the new $60 Fiio Bluetooth receiver if anyone wants to try that out. I'll certainly bring the amp I've been playing with and HD6XX + HD600M. Some cables.

    I'll see if anyone from LTA wants to participate.
     
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  13. harrisonjr98
    I may not be able to make it, but if I can I'll have my MCTH in tow, maybe HE400is as well. Probably will have the CTH up for sale to bankroll some other stuff.
     
  14. harrisonjr98
    I actually pulled out the 400is to listen to them today for the first time in a while, and it turns out they have developed what appears to be a soldering issue I have never noticed causing the left channel to cut out regularly. So I'll probably scratch them from what I'm bringing, and stick to the MCTH and toss the Fulla 2 in my bag as well because why not. :)

    Silverion, my wallet trembles in fear at the news that you're bringing some ZMF stuff. Been wanting to try out some of zach's stuff for a while. I get more and more tempted by that TOTL fit and finish with each passing day. :L3000:
     
  15. Silverion77
    I can take a look at those 400is if needed. Obviously can't repair there, but I'm local to the meet area so we can check them out.

    As for the ZMFs, will have both of them on hand. Atticus is a very nice Camphor sample (imo) and the Eikon is Barnyard cherry :)
     
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