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on 1/12/17

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), JDS Labs Objective 2 (DIY build), Focusrite Scarlet 2i2, Sansui AU-317 (upgraded headphone jack & vol pot), Bravo V2 & CSG CMoy

Source Inventory

Analog Sources (Vinyl: Stanton T.90, Cassette: Tascam 112 mkII) are captured on a Crane Song HEDD 192k ADC for processing at 24 bit audio (usually 48kHz), digital sources: Tascam DA-20 mkII DAT, DVD-A, SACD (PS3), CD. Portable: Focusrite Scarlet 2i2

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/90's alternative, 60's "Brittish Invasion" bands, Classic Rock, Reggae, Ska, Dub & a little bit of Jazz.

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The Y-Split Thread
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 12/11/15 at 3:09pm | 48 replies | 43374 views
These are my go-to cans for part of the audio work I do.
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/6/15 at 3:09pm | 0 replies | 80 views
Sennheiser HD650 Impressions Thread
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/1/15 at 9:56am | 37777 replies | 2205668 views
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 | 17573 replies | 3211047 views
Pics of Headphones... Rules: ONE PIC. NO WORDS!
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/28/14 at 11:28am | 6257 replies | 1228511 views
Schiit Owners Unite
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/15/14 at 9:47am | 12463 replies | 720298 views
Is It Really Worth 'Upgrading' Sennheiser HD 580/600/650 Cables?
HiFi1972 posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 6/16/13 at 11:29am | 417 replies | 66939 views


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