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Headphone Inventory

Denon AH-D5000 (Lawton Audio tuned) with JMoney lambskin earpads (old version)
MrSpeaker Mad Dogs with Alpha Pads
Audio-Technica ATH-M50s
Sennheiser HD 595
Grado SR-80i
Sennheiser PX-100
Logitech UE350 IEM's
Monster iBeats (came with HTC Rezound phone)

Headphone Amp Inventory

O2 JDS Labs build
Schiit Asgard
NuForce Icon HDP (with linear power supply LPS-1)
HeadRoom Micro Amp
HeadRoom Total Airhead
Audioengine D1 DAC/amp

Source Inventory

Primarily a Samsung Chromebook 2 with Google subscription streaming music service using USB output to DAC.

Any device that can send digital audio via a standard USB connection can be used as a source to play my music. (phones, laptops, desktop PCs, and some portable players)

Power-Related Components

NuForce LPS-1

Other Audio Equipment

A pair of KRK Rokit 8 G3 monitors, on stands with foam pads.
Radial Engineering USB-Pro DAC

Music Preferences

I appreciate any talented artist(s) that play anything cool, neat, or otherwise awe-inspiring. Every genre is fair game with me; Benny Goodman or Noisia, U2 or Mason Proffit, Shpongle or Frank Sinatra, and I have stuff from both Sepultura and Pentangle in the same playlist.

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Rising cost of "audiophile" equipment and importance of bias/blind testing
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/24/16 at 5:29pm | 1165 replies | 23568 views
Breaking-in headphones, the final verdict!
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/21/16 at 11:57am | 123 replies | 78428 views
Blind Test: Red Book vs. High Rez up to 352.8kHz/24bit
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/20/16 at 3:57pm | 29 replies | 3265 views
Tidal Lossless Streaming
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Music 8/20/16 at 3:34pm | 2849 replies | 292475 views
Denon D2000/D5000, MD2000/MD5000 Thread!
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/24/16 at 3:34pm | 4876 replies | 269018 views
digital theory versus reality
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 7/10/16 at 11:34am | 87 replies | 1358 views
Musical goosebumps
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 7/2/16 at 6:11pm | 23 replies | 465 views
The LOUDNESS switch - Why turn it off?
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 7/2/16 at 5:54pm | 41 replies | 3370 views


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