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What I do for a living:

Audio Engineer

Headphone Inventory

AKG 240DF (modded), Sennheiser HD650 (modded), Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro/80 (modded), Sennheiser HD280 Pro, Sony MDR V-6 (modded), Etymotic MC3, Klipsch S4A ii, Grado SR80i, Grado SR60i

Headphone Amp Inventory

Crane Song Avocet DAC (SS Headphone amp), Schiit Valhalla, Emotiva USP-1 (SS Headphone amp), Sansui AU-317 (upgraded headphone jack & vol pot), Bravo V2 & CMoy (for portability/iPod touch)

Source Inventory

Analog Sources (Vinyl, Cassette) are captured on a Crane Song HEDD 192k ADC for processing at 24 bit audio (usually 48kHz), digital sources: DAT, DVD-A, SACD (PS3), CD

Cable Inventory

Self-made component cables with Neutrik & Canare connectors, Canare/Mogami cable & Cardas Solder. DIY Cables made for HD650, 240DF, DT770 & V6 headphones.

Power-Related Components

2X Emotiva Mini-X a-100 amps, Emotiva USP-1 Pre. Monster Pro 3500 & 2500 PowerCenters

Other Audio Equipment

Bowers & Wilkins 685 Bookshelf speakers w/AWS600 Sub, Tara Labs Omni Prism

Audio-Related Tweaks

DT 770, Senn 650 and AKG 240DF mods

Music Preferences

Hip Hop, Soul, Funk, 80's Synth Pop, 60's "Brittish Invasion" bands, Classic Rock, Reggae, Ska, Dub & a little bit of Jazz.

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Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 4/18/14 at 11:25am | 887 replies | 156003 views
Sennheiser HD650 Appreciation Thread!!
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/3/14 at 2:05pm | 17054 replies | 1063906 views
Pics of Headphones... Rules: ONE PIC. NO WORDS!
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/28/14 at 11:28am | 3568 replies | 882113 views
Schiit Owners Unite
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/15/14 at 9:47am | 5124 replies | 259215 views
Is It Really Worth 'Upgrading' Sennheiser HD 580/600/650 Cables?
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Sound Science 6/16/13 at 11:29am | 240 replies | 24360 views
Sennheiser HD 650 Headphones
reviewed by HiFi1972 4/15/13 at 3:53pm
Cmoy components/gain
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 4/15/13 at 11:10am | 49 replies | 2396 views
Schiit Valhalla
reviewed by HiFi1972 3/3/13 at 6:49pm
Samsung Galaxy S3... wow.
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/8/13 at 3:29pm | 150 replies | 60468 views


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