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on 9/3/16

About Me:

On the move. Isolation, durability & comfort are more important for me than SQ.

Headphone Inventory

Current EDC headsets:
Samsung HS3000 - main set, 'coz it's wireless. Terrible SQ.
Logitech Ultimate Ears 350vm - on airplane flights and as a backup when HS3000 runs out of juice.

Denon AHD2000 – pros: design, SQ. Cons: too warm.
Audio-Technica ATH-A700 – light, comfy, good SQ.

Not using:
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700 - open design lets in too much of outside noise
Brainwavz beta – well built, bad fit, poor SQ, no isolation.
Sleek Audio SA6 – good SQ, crappy cable – fails too often.
Etymotics HF2 - durable, OK SQ, filters fail (clog) too often, unreliable.
A few Sansa Clip+ earphones.

Source Inventory

Mobile phone (audiobooks)
Ultrabook computer

Sansa Clip+, Sansa Clip Zip – overhyped crap. Don't last long; either headphone socket fails, either screen.

Music Preferences

Acid Jazz, Ambient, BreakBeat, BreakCore, ChillOut, Contemporary Classical, Digital Hardcore, DownBeat, DownTempo, Drone, Dub, Easy Listening, Electronic, Experimental, Glitch, House, IDM, Indie, Industrial, Instrumental, Lounge, Minimalistic, Noise, Nu Jazz, Post-Rock, Trip-Hop and more.
Depends on the mood.

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Clip+ repair of jack and volume control and replacing battery
active posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 3/16/12 at 11:40am | 27 replies | 22829 views
Two IEMs failed - could that be notebook's fault?
active posted in this thread in Computer Audio 1/19/12 at 5:25am | 5 replies | 292 views
E10, new USB DAC ( updated with photos of real E10 )
active posted in this thread in FiiO 1/10/12 at 11:47pm | 538 replies | 87815 views
WTB: Sleek-Audio SA6 Earphone
active posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 9/25/11 at 3:43am | 0 replies | 179 views
DIY cables
active posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 9/20/11 at 3:17am | 18 replies | 4610 views
updated their location 5/31/10 at 7:06pm
    Custom Sleek-Audio Earphone Plugs
    active posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 10/6/09 at 12:09pm | 1 replies | 4069 views


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    Quick SleekAudio 6 IEM Case Mod
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