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BYU Idaho, Rexburg

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on 3/7/15

About Me:

I read novels, write poetry, and work well with computers... running Ubuntu Linux.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Reading, writing, arguing, cooking.

What I do for a living:

Sell blood plasma to compliment my savings in college & work for the BYUI Music Department.

Headphone Inventory

Philips HE592 Surround Sound black (broken)
Koss PortaPro Portable Earpad Headphone (lost at a bowling center)
ZAGG Zaggphones Large DJ-type Headphone(bought; listened; returned)
Audio Technica ATH-AD700 Large Open-Air Headphone (bought; listened; returned)
Etymotic Hf5 Isolating Balanced Armature IEM (bought; listened; returned)
Koss CC_01 Memory Foam Eartip IEM(bought; listened; returned)
Koss KDE/250 Dual Dynamic Clip-On Earphone (Traded for the Westone Um1)
Sennheiser HD201 Circum-Aural Dynamic Headphone (On loan to a friend.)
Sony MDR-NC22 Noise-Cancelling Earphones (bought; listened; returned)
Koss PortaPro (Black) Open Supra-Aural Headphone
Etymotic Mc5 Dynamic Noise Isolating IEM
Sennheiser HD238 Open Supra-Aural Dynamic Headphone (Sold to a room mate.)
Ultimate Ears TripleFi 10 3-way Balanced Armature IEM (Sold to pay for the AD900)
Klipsch Image X10 Bassy Mirco Balanced Armature IEM (Sold to pay for the AD900)
Sennheiser HD238, Lightweight Aupra-aural Bass Heavy
Audio Technica ATH-AD900, Open Bright Circumaural
Westone Um1, Smooth, Erganomic Balanced Armature IEM (Sold to finance Harman Kardon Soundsticks III)
Audio Technica M50 (Closed Dynamic Monitor Headphone)

CanJam 2010 Flagships (listened only):
Sennheiser HD800
Audio Technica ATH-W1000X (Nice lush timbre. Sounds like it's big/open, but it's not.)
Beyerdynamic DT880, DT990, Tesla T1, T50p (T50P had a terrible fit and sounded poor, likely because of the fit.)
Audeze LCD-2 (Indistinguishable from reality with the female vocal track I listened to.)
Grado PS & GS 1000 (Efficient with treble almost to the point of pain)
AKG K701 (Clinical and bassless)
Shure SRH 840 DJ, SE 535 (840 worked incredibly well handling the bass EQ on my Cowon S9, SE535 was bland; Worst balanced armature earphone I've heard.)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Fiio e5

Source Inventory

Cowon S9 32gb
Sony Stereo w/5 band EQ 200w
Pyle Stereo PRO P300-1AT 3000w

Cable Inventory

Standard cables and various interconnects.

Other Audio Equipment

Tascam DR07 mkii PCM recorder
Hand made DJ type speakers (3 way)
Creative Xmod External Soundcard
Harman Kardon Soundsticks III
OnePlus One 64GB

Audio-Related Tweaks

BBE+ Equalization
qtGain Volume Leveling
Tagging: The God Father

Music Preferences

The Killers
Pet Shop Boys
Florence + Machine
Filmscore (Howard Shore, Hans Zimmer, etc.)

Interests (non-headphone)

Linux: Ubuntu, Fedora, Mint, Puppy.
Fantasy Series: Lord of the Rings, Chronicles of Narnia, Inheritance, Hunger Games.
Cooking: Crab Rangoon, Taco Soup, Roast Nachos, Egg-drop Soup.

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

Asus UL80ag 12 hour Notebook + Seagate Momentus XT
Gp2x F-200
Samsung PL200 14MP Camera
SuperTalent Pico USB flash drive 8GB
5-way headphone splitter

stevenswall's Recent Activity

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Best android music player app?
stevenswall posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 8/21/14 at 9:21pm | 423 replies | 213183 views
Non-audiophile reactions to high-end headphones Part II
stevenswall posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/12/13 at 6:59pm | 4578 replies | 337909 views
Ultimate Ears Triple Fi 10 Thread
stevenswall posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 6/15/13 at 4:29pm | 9368 replies | 742283 views
Etymotic Mc5 AccuChamber Side Branch Diagram; Acoustic Sound Tuning
stevenswall posted in this thread in Sound Science 5/5/13 at 8:48pm | 20 replies | 2088 views
Audio Technica ATH M50 headband hurts my head
stevenswall posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/4/13 at 6:39pm | 2 replies | 1396 views
ATH-M50 Open Mod
stevenswall posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/27/13 at 9:56pm | 59 replies | 21686 views
Quick: King of close back headphones still in production
stevenswall posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/23/13 at 10:16pm | 242 replies | 13129 views
Out $500 and very disappointed in SwimSonny
stevenswall posted in this thread in Member of the Trade (Vendor) Feedback 3/21/13 at 10:57am | 38 replies | 5142 views
The "notorious" Sennheiser HD280 Pro...Review
stevenswall posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/2/13 at 3:41pm | 64 replies | 88735 views


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