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sonitus mirus

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3/23/09

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

Home:
FLAC CD rips or subscription streaming music service with 320 kbps mp3 (MOG) or Ogg Vorbis Q9 (Spotify)
PC or Squeezebox Touch, both using optical S/PDIF out to NuForce Icon HDP (with LPS-1 power) to Schiit Asgard

Office:
FLAC CD rips or subscription streaming music service with 320 kbps mp3 (MOG) or Ogg Vorbis Q9 (Spotify)
Logitech Squeezebox Touch > Toslink > Audioengine D1 DAC > O2 amp with 0/2.5 dB gain settings. (clipped resistors to remove gain)

Power-Related Components

NuForce LPS-1

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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Testing audiophile claims and myths
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 1/22/15 at 7:54am | 3874 replies | 310724 views
Lennon or McCartney?
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24bit vs 16bit, the myth exploded!
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 1/10/15 at 1:27pm | 2234 replies | 425212 views
Hi-fi audio signal chain -- no more sigma-delta
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 1/7/15 at 5:14pm | 110 replies | 2870 views
Sensitive hearing in the morning
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 1/6/15 at 2:23pm | 8 replies | 219 views
Tidal lossless listening test, what's going on here?
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 1/4/15 at 1:49pm | 47 replies | 3817 views
What is the sound quality of iPhone, iPad, iPod (Touch)?
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 1/3/15 at 10:22am | 178 replies | 86268 views
Philips Golden Ears challenge
sonitus mirus posted in this thread in Sound Science 12/12/14 at 10:10am | 265 replies | 21121 views

 

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