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Central Coast of California

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on 9/14/13

About Me:

Pilot/Recording Engineer/die hard Audio Fanatic

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Audio, Bicycling, running, Motorcycles, Vintage Muscle Cars, Clothes, Jewelry, thoughtful films

What I do for a living:

EMS Helicopter Pilot

Headphone Inventory

Etymotic ER-4S
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser HD201
Beyerdynamic DT 880

Headphone Amp Inventory

Mackie Onyx 400f
Zero DAC
Rolls HC6 (monitor recordings)
AMB Mini3
Leckerton UHA-6S
Mytek Stereo96DAC
Project Sunrise tube amp
Gold A-1 DIY amp

Source Inventory

XP Asus P5LD2 Core 2 Duo 2GHz with Adobe Audition 3
Win 7 Lenovo R61 Laptop with Adobe Audition 3
RME HDSP 9632 PCI card
Sony 7700 DVD transport
Marantz 8260 SACD player
Alesis HD24XR 24 track hard disk recorder
HHB 830 CD recorder
iPod Classic 160GB
iPhone 3Gs
Sony D-303 CD player

Cable Inventory

Good stuff but not ridiculous

Power-Related Components

Tripp-lite surge protector
Various rack mounted power strips

Other Audio Equipment

VPI Scout turntable
Shelter 501 MC cartridge
Audible Illusions Modulus 2
Perreaux MF2150B MOSFET power amp
Legacy Classic speakers
Velodyne ULD-15 sub
Speakerlab ScanSpeak 2 way monitors
SCS 150 MOSFET power amps (bridged)
DAV Broadhurst Gardens BG 1 mic preamp
AEA TRP mic preamp
Seventh Circle Audio 3 x T15 mic preamp
Mackie 1202 mixer
Mackie 1604VLZ mixer
Royer SF12 stereo ribbon mic
Beyerdynamic MC930 condenser mics
Stellar CM-6 LDC tube mic
Audix SCX25A LDC condenser mic

Audio-Related Tweaks

Smoke free studio!

Music Preferences

Classical, pop, classic rock, show tunes, folk, jazz, alternative, my own live recordings

Interests (non-headphone)

Bicycling, running, triathlon, half-marathons, shopping, traveling, motorcycling, flying, playing with computers, shopping, dolls and stuffed bears, socializing, eating out, movies, concerts, shopping.

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

MacBook Pro, hacked Dell Mini 9 (with OSX), "vintage" Dell Inspiron 9100, DigiTrax DCC control system, iPhone (3Gs), Garmin Edge 305 bicycle GPS, Garmin 430 avionics

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2359glenn | studio
sarals posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/13/12 at 9:24am | 14928 replies | 385795 views
Nor-Cal Feb 11/2012 Impressions Thread
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Explain your avatar
sarals posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 2/16/12 at 11:43am | 2993 replies | 133605 views
Matrix Quattro DAC and amp loaner program
sarals posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 12/12/11 at 1:14pm | 159 replies | 13050 views
Building my M^3 and two Sigma11
sarals posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 11/26/11 at 12:25pm | 15 replies | 841 views
Post pics of your builds....
sarals posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 11/9/11 at 2:06pm | 9780 replies | 3125604 views
Gold A-1 Build with Pics
sarals posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 11/7/11 at 10:14pm | 23 replies | 2805 views
Opinions on a schematic?
sarals posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 11/3/11 at 5:15pm | 4 replies | 1056 views
added a new profile pic 10/18/11 at 7:40am


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