What gear are you guys using?

I recently purchased the following, headphone-only set-up (photos to come)

Little Dot MK III - headphone valve amp
Little Dot DAC - Digital to Analogue Converter
NAD PP3 Phono stage - for turntable
vintage Pioneer turntable - excellent condition
Sennheiser HD650s - cans
Silver and copper cored cabling

Just sounds fantastic!

I like: Classical, classic rock, Jazz, Blues, Swing, The Beatles!

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My digital monitors finally have had it and are in the trash can, I was holding the right ear cup to the headband with duct tape but they had been so good to me for the last 12 yrs. These are the new ones I'm looking at Grado SR60i ...

now it's justifying with the wife the price tag. $79.00
What? You don't have a secret stash for purchases like this? Honey! Look what I found on EBay for $9.99 shipping included.
I will have to start one just for these cases ;)
My A/V Sony received blew the left channel so I reverted back to my "old-school" receiver that my step-father gave my some years back and have been using it in my garage for music. I pulled back out about 1 year ago and have re-fell in love with the warm sound I was was missing with my A/V receiver. I did some research to find that this was made from 1974 to 1976 and had a MSRP $400.00, I found a site on line that was selling it for $200.00 ...

Wow! Looks like my ancient Technics receiver that still sounds great and is fine if you don't mind the fact that all the lights are long burnt out.
All my lights are still working w00t w00t !!!!
Has anybody bought one of the new(ish) turntables that allow conversion from vinyl to digital. I have several hundred records I want to back up and I'm wondering what to get.
Thanks Michael. just what I'm looking for, and i like denon.
Anytime Pete and I too am a big fan of Denon products :)

I was tempted by the Little Dot headphone amps - I ended up going with the Hifiman EF2A, 2 tubes, and a USB DAC for better audio using my computer as a source. 

 

Work Setup:

Hifiman EF2A

MB Pro (source, FLAC and 320kbs mp3)

AKG 702 (for classical and folk/traditional)

Grado SR225i (for Jazz, Rock)

 

 

Travel Setup:

Headroom TotalBithead

iPod Classic 80gb

Etymotic MC5 IEMs

(sometimes the Grado 225i) - planning on getting the Beyerdynamic 1350

 

 

Home:

Sony 595 SACD

Wadia 170i

TC7510 DAC

Dual 1019 Turntable (Grado Prestige Green cartridge)

McIntosh 5100 Amp (solid-state)

McIntosh MR71 tube receiver 

Polk Sub/Sat (older model # unknown)

My stereo is this mongrel of parts that seem to have accumilated over the years. And although parts of it are a bit are not always as good as they could be, I can gladly say, I have only spent $30 on the whole rig. Unfortunately, at the moment the rig is in storage in a closet at my parents due to me being away studying till the end of this year.

 

Anyways the stereo:

 

Harmon Kardon amplifier (Gained for free off my father, works barely, but don't have time for new amp)

Technics SL-1200 Turntable (Trade that I did for an old bass of mine)

Technics CD player (Also from father)

Unknown brand of older studio headphones ($20, brought as a temporary solution, but worked well enough to be kept)

KEF speakers (Father gave them to me for $10, as he couldn't justify giving away something that cost him multiple paychecks back in the 1980s)

Toshiba Laptop (Gift for university)

Collection of various cables

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