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֖rsundsbro, Sweden

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on 1/23/14

About Me:

Married, 2 kids

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

headphones, opamps

What I do for a living:

Systematic entomologist, Taxonomist

Headphone Inventory

Beyerdynamic DT150
Plantronics Gamecom 777 (headset)
Philips SBC HP890 (broken)
Monster Turbine

Headphone Amp Inventory

ASUS Xonar Essence STX

Source Inventory

Stationary: mp3 + foobar2000 + KS out
Portable: Nokia C5

Power-Related Components

Corsair CMPSU-650TX 650W

Other Audio Equipment

Amplifier: NAD 3020 (original release)
Speakers: Carlson OA-51 (modded with better tweeters)
Cable: Monster Cable w/ Duraflex insulation
Turntable: Systemdek II w/ Grado ZF3 cartridge
Bass amplifier: U66 Bass driver B-3
Subwoofer: home built 120l bass reflex w/ 2 x 15" coupled elements -3dB@14Hz
Used to own: Yamaha CD-X1 from 1984

M-Audio BX5a active studio monitors connected to computer

Logitech Z-2300 for home theater :p

Music Preferences

Eclectic but mostly Progressive rock, Neo-prog, Progressive Metal, Metalcore, Deathcore, Progressive Death Metal, Math Metal

Interests (non-headphone)

Music, Computers, Whiskey, HL2DM, Insects

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Alexander 103 french horn
Kowa TSN-1 spotting scope

Computer that houses the Xonar Essence STX
Case: Thermaltake V9 VJ40001N2Z
Case fans: 2 x Fractal Design Silent Series 140mm
2 x 3-pin to 4-pin fan cable adapters
Fan controller: Zalman ZM-MFC1-Plus
PSU: Corsair CMPSU-650TXEU 650W
MB: Asus P5Q-Pro
CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo E8400 3.0GHz Box @ 4.0GHz
CPU cooler: Thermalright Ultra-120 Xtreme
Cooler fans: 2 x Scythe Slipstream 1200
Thermal paste: Arctic Cooling MX-2 Thermal Compound
RAM: Corsair DDR2 Dominator TWIN2X4096-8500C5DF
GPU: Gigabyte Radeon HD4850 Multi Core Cooling Dual-DVI 1GB (passively cooled)
SSD: Intel X25-M G2 80GB with Windows 7 x64 Ultimate
HDD: WD Caviar Black WD6401AALS 32MB 640GB, WD Caviar Blue WD5000AAKS 16MB 500GB, Samsung SpinPoint F1 HD103UJ32MB 1TB
DVD: Samsung SH-S223F
Monitor: 22" LCD Samsung 2233RZ 1680x1050@120Hz
Mouse: Logitech G500
Mouse pad: QPAD CT Large Black 4mm
Keyboard: Logitech UltraX Premium

Cynips's Recent Activity

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The Xonar Essence STX Q/A, tweaking, impressions thread
Cynips posted in this thread in Computer Audio 2/19/13 at 4:37am | 5527 replies | 939513 views
updated their location 5/8/10 at 1:08pm
    Monster Turbine Appreciation Thread
    Cynips posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 9/26/09 at 6:27am | 1117 replies | 126837 views
    Xonar Essence STX: Sneak Peek!
    Cynips posted in this thread in Computer Audio 9/18/09 at 2:39pm | 2065 replies | 295712 views
    Beyerdynamic DT 150: Bloody Brilliant!
    Cynips posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/26/09 at 10:14am | 2137 replies | 205757 views


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