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Tympan

Location:

Portland OR, USA

Forum Post Count:

623

Join Date:

5/26/10

About Me:

Been into earbuds lately for the first time since 1989 (middle age crisis of the humble :)

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Nature
Health
Psychology
Graphic Design/Art
Meditation
Paranormal
Frog legs sandwich

Headphone Inventory

IEM: Hifiman RE-272 (for ever) | Shozy Zero (so darn good!)

Earbuds: Shozy Cygnus (great) | VE Zen 2.0 (special)

Headphones: Koss Porta Pro (good for movies, sentimental relic)


GONE
Audeze LCD2, Denon HA-D7000, Sennheiser HD650, HD600, Kef M500, AKG Q701, Audio Technica ATH-ESW9

RE-262, Westone W3, UM3x, TrippleFi 10, Sennheiser IE80, B&O A8, Hisoundaudio HSA-E351, FX850, Fidue A83, RE400, VE Monk +

Headphone Amp Inventory

Chord mojo (excellent)


GONE
Headroom TOTL (ok)
Burson HA 160 (very good)

Source Inventory

Iphone SE | MacBook Air


GONE
Burson HA-D160 (very good amp, so so DAC)
Hifiman HM601 (good)
Hifiman HM801 balanced (excellent)
Hifiman HM700 (good)
Tranquility DAC (excellent, miss it, should have never let that one go)
Tera player (very good sound but very limited and absurd price, beyond ridiculous. No regret)
Shozy Alien (very good)
iphone 4 (good)
Samsung Galaxy S3 (ok)

Cable Inventory

Cardas Blue smurf (great) | Linn silver (very good)

Other Audio Equipment

Two Beolit 15 active bluetooth speakers as main stereo (very good)

GONE
To many to list: Kef, Luxman, Linn, Gallo, Accuphase, VTL, Marantz, B&W, Cabasse, ADL, Rogers LS3/5a Gold badge... ... ... Ex B&O collector too...

Sold it all over the years and I really like feeling light. Nearly "stuff free"!

Music Preferences

MOST Electronic (ambient, lounge, trance), Jazz, Acoustic, World, Classical music

SOME Alternative, Experimental, Opera, Blues, Pop

OCCASIONALLY Death metal, Country, Hip Hop

NEVER Elevator music, "smooth" Jazz, bag pipes, commercial turds

Interests (non-headphone)

Do I hear frogs?

Tympan's Recent Activity

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Chord Mojo - The Official Thread .☆*¨*★. Please READ the 3rd post! .★*¨*☆.
Tympan posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Yesterday at 12:34 pm | 18053 replies | 1418289 views
Best bass earbuds?
Tympan posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 5/22/16 at 7:59pm | 134 replies | 71691 views
Earbuds Round-Up (Update: April 17th, 2016)
Tympan posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/20/16 at 6:07pm | 4841 replies | 372693 views
Shozy Cygnus Official Thread
Tympan posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/20/16 at 2:31pm | 354 replies | 11345 views
HiFiMAN RE-272 Review
Tympan posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/20/16 at 8:54am | 483 replies | 46807 views
Cardas A8 IEM
Tympan posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/18/16 at 10:04pm | 275 replies | 27247 views

 

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