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swspiers

Location:

Jacksonville, NC

Forum Post Count:

2410

Join Date:

8/5/09

Last Online:

6 hours, 37 minutes ago

About Me:

Just an audio enthusiast who got sucked into headphones because they're cheaper than speakers.

Ha!

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Bass player, audio enthusiast, gardening, and perfecting my sourdough bread.

What I do for a living:

Substance Abuse Counselor/Graduate Student

Headphone Inventory

Grado SR-225i, iGrado, SR-60e, SR-40, Sennheiser PX100-II, Hifiman RE-400 and RE-600, Mr Speakers Alpha Prime (upgraded Alpha Dogs), Hifiman HE-400i, Sennheiser HD-800S

Headphone Amp Inventory

Burson Soloist, FiiO E10, Schiit Magni, Benchmark DAC-`1, Cavalli Liquid Carbon

Source Inventory

Oppo BDP-103, Sonos Connect, Schiit Modi, Benchmark DAC-1, U-turn turntable

Cable Inventory

Blue Jeans cable all-around

Other Audio Equipment

Ohm Micro Walsh Tall speakers
Emotiva Ultra Sub 10, Pinnable Baby Boomer, SVS PB-1000
Sunfire theater Grand 5 pre-amp
Emotiva UPA-200 amp

Audio-Related Tweaks

Grado Tape Mod

Music Preferences

Stoner/Doom, prog, jazz, world music

Interests (non-headphone)

Neurobiology, psychology, addiction studies

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

Eden Navigator bass pre-amp.
fEARful bass cab
Crown XLS-1500 power amp
Carvin B1500 amp
Carvin Bunny Brunnel 6-string bass
Carvin Bunny Brunnel 6-string fretless bass
Carvin SB-5001

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The Other Metal Thread: No Blastbeat Metal Zone!
swspiers posted in this thread in Music 2/24/17 at 7:28pm | 347 replies | 3706 views
Prog rock
swspiers posted in this thread in Music 2/23/17 at 1:37pm | 1054 replies | 22265 views
Benchmark DAC3 HGC (w/ ESS Sabre 9028PRO)
swspiers posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 2/15/17 at 8:38am | 93 replies | 9722 views
Sennheiser HD800S Unveiled!
swspiers posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/5/17 at 7:41pm | 5914 replies | 726186 views
MrSpeakers Alpha PRIME: Impressions and Discussion Thread
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/29/17 at 7:12pm | 2553 replies | 205604 views
Rank the Headphones that You Own.
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/28/17 at 11:38am | 5734 replies | 785750 views
Hifiman he-400i Impressions and Discussion
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/26/17 at 12:40pm | 11794 replies | 844661 views
Headphones for metal music - ultimate solution
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/25/17 at 7:10am | 6840 replies | 330380 views
Cavalli Audio's Liquid Carbon Owners Impressions
swspiers posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 1/24/17 at 5:23pm | 2484 replies | 154643 views
Sennheiser HD800 S Impressions Thread (read first post for summary)
swspiers posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 1/17/17 at 5:40am | 1932 replies | 172534 views

 

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