HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

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HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby dogears » Sat Oct 11, 2008 9:54 am

To all HEPA people, pls post your gear info here - with pics would be better.
No duplicate posts please so the # of posts will equal the # of people who's into Head-Fi :) Just edit your post for updates :geek:
Of course suggestions are welcome on how to track it better.

Amp:
Headsave Classic

Cans|Buds:
Wooden Tuxedoed GradoG SR80
Heavily Modified Creative EP630 :lol:

Source|DAC:
Ferdie's USBDAC :rock:
iPAQ i3970
Audio Technica Sound Burger :rock:

On the Horizon:
Stax! :hai:
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby bass_nut » Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:00 am

Amp:
G&W TW-J9 s/s desktop amp (Ferds tweaked) :rock:
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Ferds mini amp :rock: :music: :y: :clap: and Ken's mini amp :rock: :music: :y: :clap:
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Ibasso D2 Boa mini amp/usb dac portable amp/DAC, silver color... Ferds recommended :music: :rock: :y: :clap:
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FiiO E3 micro amp... doc Bernard recommended :rock: :y: :clap:
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FiiO E3 & E5... hoarding ?? :lol:
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Cans|Buds:
Grado Alessandro Music Series 1
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Grado Alessandro Music Series 2i (with aluminum alloy body)... ambassador Ken recommended :rock: :y: :clap:
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KOSS KSC75... Ferds recommended :rock: :y: :clap:
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Sony MDR-CD200 (picture to follow)

Sony MDR-C6 Noise Cancelling headphones (2 units)
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Panasonic earphones (picture to follow)
SoundMAGIC earphones (picture to follow}

Pioneer SE-M280
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Source|DAC:
Cayin CDT-17a (modified/tweaked)
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iPOD classic (120gb)
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another iPod classic 120Gb... another Ferds mini amp... etc :lol:
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Toshiba Satellite A105-S4094 (iTunes installed) hooked to iBasso D2 Boa built-in DAC


Cables/Wires:
Ferds interconnects (copper & silver wires) and Ferds power cables :y: :clap:

misc:
i-NIX ipod dock w/ rca out & remote control, Ferds modified :rock: :y: :clap:
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GroovePowerPack iPod dock made by Cygnett


On the Horizon:

external usb DAC
FiiO E5 micro amp (coming soon)
Little Dot mark V, dual mono s/s desk amp
another Alessandro MS2i :?:

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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby daj523 » Sat Oct 11, 2008 10:44 am

Amp:
MF X-Can V3 with Amperex Bugle Boy 6922s
MF X-PSU V3

Cans|Buds:
Sennheiser HD600 with Cardas Headphone cable
Grado SR325i

Source|DAC:
CAL Delta/Sigma II Transport and DAC combo
MF X-DAC V3, MF X-10 V3
Monarchy Audio 96/24 DIP

Thanks for looking ;)
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby JackD201 » Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:42 am

Amp:

Stax SRM-Hx (dreaming of Blue Hawaii)

Cans and Buds:

Main - Stax 404 Signature, Sennheiser HD650 (c/o Racio)

Spinning - Technics RP-DH1200

Travel - Shure e3c

Sources:

Main - Arcam CD92, Macbook Pro

Spinning - Tascam X-9, Pioneer CDJ700s, Technics SL1210 M5Gs

Portable - Apple iPod 60GB, MacBook Pro

Cables:

From source to Stax amplifier: Verbatim Signature ICs with or witout Audio-Technica GP RCA to mini adaptor depending on source .

Mac Software

iTunes 8.0

Apple Logic 8 Express

Ableton Live

Digidesign Protools LE

Roxio Jam
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby kenckn » Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:43 am

AMP:
MF X-can V1 mod w/CCA Goldpin +X psu
MF X-can V3 mod w/CCA Goldpin
Cayin HA-1A mod
DIY tubes w/ECL82 + 12AX7 headphone amp
Little Dot 2
Mosfet single-end class A SS headphone amp X2
Ferds HEPA amp
Sir ArnoldC cmoy amp
Diy SS portable amp X2
Dac:
Lite Dac mod by Ferds
Chaolu D1.X 24/96 mod by Ferds
CDP:
Philips CD850 MK2
Philips CD880
Mod Squad CDP
Esoteric P2
Lod/Hitachi DAT-8000 DAT player
Source:
Ipod 2nd gen 15G
Ipod 3rd gen 20G X3
Ipod 4th gen U2 SE 20G red wine mod by Ferds
Ipod 5th photo 40G red wine mod by Ferds
Ipod 5th Video 30G
Ipod mini 1st gen 4G
Ipod mini 2nd gen 4G X3
Ipod nano 2nd gen 4G
Ipod nano 3rd gen 8G
Ipod shuffle 1G
I-audio U2 2G
Creative Zen 5G
Cans:
Sennheiser:
MX-450
MX-550 X2
CX-300/iem
PX-100
PMX-200
HD-414 SE
HD-580
HD-595
HD-600
AKG:
K-324p/iem
K-240M
K-271S
K-270S
Grado:
RS1
SR-125
Alessandro:
MS2i
MS PRO
Audio Technica:
Ath-EM7
Ath-on3
Ath-A900LTD
Ath-A950LTD
Ath-W1000
Ath-W5000
Pioneer:
monitor-10R
Sony:
MDR-V700
Philips:
SBC-HP895 X2
SBC-HP1000
SHE-9850/iem
Shure:
E4C/iem
Stax:
System3030-SR303 + SRM 313
SR404 + SRM T1/tubes
Creative:
EP-630/iem
Aurvana Live
Beyerdynamic:
DTX-20
Dream Dream Dream |-) |-) |-) ImageImageImage
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby onedown » Sun Oct 12, 2008 9:56 am

amps
KiMi SET
ferds mini3

cans
sennheiser hd595
sennheiser px100

sources
denon dp 300f
pioneer cld s260
ipod nano [2nd gen]
ipod shuffle [1st gen]
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby iceman90a » Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:06 pm

amps
S2kov's CMOY amp
ferds mini3

cans
Koss KSC75
sennheiser px100
sennheiser cx300

sources
ipod video 80GB
sony PSP
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby insyte » Sun Oct 12, 2008 1:27 pm

Cans

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Sennheiser HD-650 (stock cables for now)

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AKG K701

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Grado RS-1

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Koss Porta Pro

IEMs

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Etymotic ER4S (Stock cables for now)

Electrostats

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Stax SR-001MKII

Amps

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Ferd's mini3 High Performance Version #18

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FiiO E3 (great for portable gaming)
FiiO E5

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Audio GD C-2C

Sources

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FLAC FLAC FLAC
Laptop using Ubuntu with Foobar2K running under wine
Rockboxed Ipod 5th Gen 60GB
Sansa Clip 4 GB
Nintendo DS Lite
PSP Phat (died)

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Stello DA-100

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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby Racio » Sun Oct 12, 2008 3:22 pm

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Amps:
TTVJ Millett Hybrid valved portable headamp
Consonance Opera Cyber-30 2A3 SET headamp
Mini^3 (Ferds' Audio) portable headamp


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Cans:
Alessandro-Grado Labs MSPro (w/ TTVJ flat pads)
Victor-JVC HP-FX500 Wood IEMs
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW9 Sovereign Wood
Sennheiser PX100


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Sources:
160GB iPod Classic (Apple lossless)
Shanling SCD-T200 valved SACD/CD player (Westrex 396A)
Audio-Technica AT-727 portable turntable
Oracle Delphi MkIV turntable (modified)
Pioneer PLJ5000-W direct-drive turntable


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My dream cans ;) :
AKG K1000
Audio-Technica ATH-ESW10 Japan Ltd
Audio-Technica ATH-L3000 Connolly Leather
Grado PS1
Grado RS1 (vintage w/ brown leatherband)
Denon AH-D7000
Sennheiser Orpheus H90
Stax Omega SR-007 Mk1
Sony MDR-R10
And all of Ken's can collection (hehehe) :D
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby EsoTec » Sun Oct 12, 2008 5:12 pm

Desktop Setup:

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Audioengine A5's powered monitors, B22 Pre-amp

Amps:

AMB Beta 22 3-Channel Active Ground
Class A Mosfet Amp w/ Sigma22 Power Supply
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Former Amps:
Musical Fidelity X-Can V3
Mosfet Maxxed out Porta Amp
Darkvoice DV336i
Meier Headsix
Benchmark DAC1
Mini^3 (Ferds' Audio) portable headamp Hi-Performance
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Cans:
Ultimate Ears Triple Fi 10vi
Grado SR-225/HPh-1
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Senn HD800
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Former Cans:
Sennheiser HD-600 w/ Cardas Cable
Etymotic ER-4S
Shure E4C
AKG K601
Beyerdynamic DT880 '03 250Ohms
Audio Technica ATH-ESW10Jpn
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Sources:
Musical Fidelity V-Dac
M2Tech HiFace 192Khz Digital Interface
Ipod Classic 160GB
60GB IMod by Redwine Audio
VPI Aries w/ Rega 300 arm,
Dynavector XX2 Mk2 LoMC Cartridge
DV P75 Phonostage in PE Mode
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby Kogarashi » Sun Oct 12, 2008 7:11 pm

Amps
Little Dot MKIII
CORDA 2MOVE

Sources
Keces DA-151
iPOD Classic

Cans
Sennheiser PX100
Grado SR225
Sennheiser HD600
Beyerdynamic DT770 '05 250
Crossroads Mylarone X3i
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby reorx » Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:31 am

reorx sounding off in the new head-fi theread...SIR!

Heres my currrent headphone setup (beside my bed and macbook setup). I use Cog as my player (I dont like iTunes managing my music as im a drag-and-drop guy), running mostly FLAC files and high bit rate mp3s (not less than 192, except for some really hard to find songs i can only get in 128)

My DAC to Amp....EMU 0404 to Millett Hybrid Max:

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My main cans hanging over my bed...

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From left to right: Grado SR60, Beyerdynamic dt880 2005, AKG k271s, Sennheiser HD650



A birds eye view of my bedroom / headphone set up....i just LOVE listening to my cans in bed.....

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My portables paraphernalia:

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Amps: Ferds' Mini3, GoVibe Magnum Amp+DAC,
ICs: ALO cryo ipod lineout, Ferds mini-to mini and turbodock
Can: AKG k81dj
IEM: Altec Lansing im716 with Shure black foams
DAPs: 4 gi ipod nano, 80 gig Ipod Video, 8 gig Iphone 1st Gen
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby Voltraizer » Tue Oct 14, 2008 11:41 am

Amp:
FERD's DIY
Cans|Buds:
GradoG SR80 (mod)
Sony MDR-IF 5000 cordless AC3 hphn
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Source|DAC:
Ferdie's USBDAC
JOJOD tubed NOS DAC (6922 w/ CS8412IC)
IPOD nano, IPOD classic 120 GB
Sony Discman
Rotel 1070 CDR
Phillips DVP3015K DVD player
Sony MDR IF5000
Philips CDR870
8) :clap:
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby jma » Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:56 am

SOURCE
Home Digital : Bryston BCD-1
Portable Digital : Ipod Nano (Apple Lossless)
Analog : VPI Superscoutmaster Signature

HEAD AMPS
Home : Yamamoto HA-02
Portable : Ray Samuels Hornet

HEADPHONES
Home : Alessandro MS-Pro
Portable : Ultimate Ears Triple Fi and Super-fi

INTERCONNECTS
Home : 47 Labs OTA
Portable : ALO cryo dock
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby faux_ph » Fri Oct 24, 2008 9:21 pm

here's mine:

AMP:
PA2V2 - Electric-Avenues.com

Cans/Buds:

BOSE In-ear
Senn CX500
Philips SHN 9500/00
AKG K518DJ
Grado SR60
Alessandro MS-1
Beyerdynamic DTX900
Denon HP500
Audio Technica ATH-AD700

Source:
iPod Classic 160GB
Laptop (Asus X70S) + SB Audigy 2NX
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby arnoldc » Fri Oct 24, 2008 10:06 pm

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Photography by Moises Lua aka dogears

Amplifier:
- DIY WE417A spud amp

Cans:
- AKG 240S
- Sennheiser HD-201 (sira na ang leather)
- Philips SBC HP-890
- Koss KSC-75
- JVC (nakalimutan ko :lol: )

Sources:
- Sony Ericsson K810i
- Acer Aspire 4520
- Clearaudio Champion Magnum turntable
- JVC QL-Y66F turntable
- Harman Kardon HD-750

DAC
- Ferdie's USB DAC
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby bassman » Sat Oct 25, 2008 9:11 pm

1. Cans: Grado RS1, Alessandro/Grado MS2i, Sennheiser HD650 w/ Silver Dragon and Switchcraft, Senn's PX100, KOSS KSC75 (Thanks Joey)
2. IEMs: UE TripleFi 10, Ety's ER4P, Shure SE530 (Gone)
3. Amps: Stello HP100, RSA Hornet, Ibasso P2
4. Dacs: Stello DA100, Ibasso D1 (Gone)
5. Sources: Sony HD5, A808, A702, Ipod Nano, Rotel RCD1072
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby aye » Wed Oct 29, 2008 1:14 am

amp:
gilmore dynalo with dynahi psu tweaked for hd600 (not yet completed)
3 ch cmoy tweaked for hd600 (not yet completed)

cans:
hd600 (for cable DIY modification)
sr60 (for modification)

source:
zune 80
acer extensa 5420
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby Shiro » Mon Nov 03, 2008 9:39 pm

Source:
Cambridge Azur 640c V2 :)

amp:
Woo Audio WA6 with PDPS w/Sophia Princess Rectifier) ;)

IC:
Anti-cables :D

Cans:
HD-600, DT-880, HD-485
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Re: HEPA Positive Sound Off Thread

Postby JoeyGS » Tue Nov 04, 2008 3:29 pm

My simple/humble HEPA gears:

Source:
- Ipod 5th Gen 60GB Ipod with tuner, dock and remote
- Sony CD Walkman D-EJ611
- Panasonic Stereo Radio Cassette Player RQ-SX77V
- sometimes I hijack my daughters' PSP :D

Cans:
- KOSS KSC75
- Sennheizer Mx-450 ear buds
- Ipod ear buds
- Philips ear buds
- Various Sony ear buds

Amps:
- Arnoldc Cmoy
- Ferds Hepa Amp
- JojoD Cmoy Amp - 9v Bat and recheargeable versions

Dac:
- Ferds USB Dac
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