sacredgates
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sacredgates

Audio-Technica's high priest, Male, 60, from Black Forest Germany

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sacredgates was last seen:
Nov 27, 2020 at 10:32 AM
    1. E_Schaaf
      E_Schaaf
      Hey there. If your tag is accurate, you've probably heard a lot of the AT cans. Upscale's thinking about bringing their higher-end headphones into stock. Any particular models you'd recommend for best performance? I've only spent time with the plastic fantastic AT's and the ADX5k.
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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Aug 27, 1960 (Age: 60)
    Home Page:
    http://sacredgates.com/
    Location:
    Black Forest Germany
    Occupation:
    Artist painter
    Gear List:
    headphones: ZMF Auteur Blackwood +++, Audio-Technica ATH-W3000ANV +/- (with ZMF Eikon pads + mods +) SOLD, AKG K550 +/-, Sennheiser HD 540 + / JAR650 SOLD

    iem: Ortofon E-Q5 +/-

    headphone amp: Trafomatic Head 2 with NOS tubes +++ / Liquid Carbon + SOLD

    dac: Soekris dac1541 +++

    speaker amps: Octave V40 (partly NOS tubes) +++, Monitor Audio A100 +

    (SA)CD-players: Denon DCD-CX3 ++, Consonance CD 120 Anniversary (tube) +

    Streaming + harddisk library player: Elac Discovery DS-S101-G ( with external LPSU Keces P3) / Roon Essentials and Tidal / control unit: ipad mini 4

    loudspeakers: Aurum Cantus Leisure 3SE ++, Usher S-520 +
    active leisure speaker: Riva Arena +

    cables: Forza Audioworks, Van den Hul, Wireworld, Pangea, Supra LoRad...

    + ratings relate to SQ only (independent of price)

    Music preferences:
    - Indian Classical
    - Jazz (ECM label style)
    - World
    - Acoustic New Age
    - Ambient
    - Classical

    Signature

    Denon DCD-CX3 / Elac Discovery > Soekris dac1541 > Trafomatic Head 2 (with NOS) > HD540 / ZMF Auteur Blackwood