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About Me:

Zarcon Dee Grissom
in time...

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Ham, electrical design, computing.

What I do for a living:


Headphone Inventory

MDR V600, and soon to be MDR V6.
I hate having my ears pinned to my head, it gets excruciatingly painful after a minute or so.

Headphone Amp Inventory

In progress HPA17r16 (BUF634 datasheet based), PIMETA v1 influenced.
a butchered FX-3D 8-bit ISA card in an empty Lafayette chassis.
formerly a 400watt Sherwood floor heater with a headphone amplifier feature.

Source Inventory

?. Source, as in "May The source Be with You"?
or my ever growing di.fm store collection?

Cable Inventory

lots of LMR400-db, tones of TCOM-400, miles of Cat. 6a FFTP cable (shielded pares&jacket) [Tyco Electronics XG], and other stuff... I think there is some LEAF optical fiber around here to.

Power-Related Components

deep cycle marine batteries, Samlex SEC 1223's, various inverters, and other stuff.

Other Audio Equipment

Turtle Beach Santa Cruz, Audidgy2,
Shure SM81 for Ventrilo/EchoLink, etc.

Audio-Related Tweaks

copper step flashing custom sound card shields, multiple power filters, extra power snubbing caps (Green diner mints), etc.

Music Preferences

as of late, ASOT. di.fm Vocal trance.
in the past, everything except country, and rap.

Interests (non-headphone)

Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES), BOINC, computing.

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

BOINC cluster.

zarcondg's Recent Activity

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Worst Phones You've Ever Used?
zarcondg posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 6/8/10 at 4:13am | 48 replies | 2392 views
Driving with Headphones
zarcondg posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/28/10 at 12:23am | 251 replies | 20874 views
Desktop computer PSU specs; possible to DIY?
zarcondg posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 5/20/10 at 11:27pm | 25 replies | 1853 views
Running Pimeta v1 or v2 on single 9V cell
zarcondg posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 5/18/10 at 10:42am | 40 replies | 4073 views
added a new profile pic 5/17/10 at 10:33pm


    zarcondg’s Photos

    HPA17r16 wires 15NOV2010.
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    Latest upload: Nov 14, 2010
    08NOV2010 RFI shields asm
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    Latest upload: Nov 8, 2010
    HPA17r16 chassis asm 15OCT2010.
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    Latest upload: Oct 15, 2010
    HPA17r16 asm 29JUL2010
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    Latest upload: Jul 29, 2010
    HPA17r16 asm 27MAY2010
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    Latest upload: May 30, 2010

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