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sferic

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San Francisco

Forum Post Count:

223

Join Date:

8/22/10

Last Online:

4 weeks, 1 day ago

About Me:

Who cares?

What I do for a living:

Marketing. Sales. Operations. Toilet cleaning. Whatever someone will give me money for.

Headphone Inventory

BeyerT1's. Grado: ***PS1000, Yes, put me in that box, love Grado. Like but Dustballed: 325is, sr80, iGrado.
LCD-2*r2** #1 Yeah.
Ultrasone: . ****900Pro with F7/E9 at work. Like, but Dustballed: HiFi 580. 750 Pro
Sennheiser: the white iPod ones. 280 (gave to spouse), 380 (rarely listen). (Closed)
Sony: V6. Nice for the electric piano.
Dustballed: Etymotic: 6 something. not sure but I they are a bit harsh and uncomfortable.
****Denon AH-D5000 my main squeeze when the spouse has the TV on.
**Klipsch S4i (for gym with rockboxed Clip+, GREAT bass)
Dustballed: Bose earbuds with black/white cable. Heresy to like bose but these are a good muzak phone when you t want aural penetration but still need to hear outside.
**Yuin PK3 to listen to my laptop in bed when spouse sleeps, not music generally, just videos.

*indicates the ones I currently listen to a lot

Headphone Amp Inventory

Dustballed: Cute Beyond + supplier +bb627 op amps. (Noisy, hard sounding despite 3 attempts at op amp rolling.)
Love it, but Dustballed since I got the Lyr: LD MK3. Mullard 8015 drivers.
***Schiit Lyr
***Apogee Duet DAC.
***Fiio F7 + E9
****Playback software on Mac: Audirvana. (iTunes is grainy and dark).
****Playback software on PC: Foobar

Source Inventory

CD, Apple Lossless, AAC, MP3, FLAC.

Cable Inventory

The fewer the better.
OK, I have a special order Milland Cable for the Usone 900's sounds great, but the fabric wrap is pretty microphonic.
Have ordered an output cable from Blue Jeans for my Apogee Duet. Update: It IS a HUGE upgrade!
Everything else comes from Monoprice. Using Coax for Audio rocks. (Stiffly).

Power-Related Components

Voltage regulators and conditioners

Other Audio Equipment

Hell seriously? Isn't there a character limit on these things? Krell, Nakamichi, Martin-Logan... sorry I'm already bored.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Yep, been there done that.

Music Preferences

20/21st Century Classical. Synth Pop. Trance. Punk. Vocals.

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

Lets not talk religion.

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NEW Schiit Lyr 2: Impressions
sferic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 6/25/14 at 11:41pm | 126 replies | 10898 views
Flagship headphones in the killing field
sferic posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/18/14 at 11:11pm | 37 replies | 2686 views
Sennheiser MOMENTUM On-Ear Contest
sferic posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 11/7/13 at 8:12am | 151 replies | 12969 views
PS1000 Impressions Thread
sferic posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/29/13 at 7:53pm | 1087 replies | 73295 views
You know you're an audiophile when...
sferic posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/27/13 at 1:52am | 6355 replies | 297705 views
LCD-2 Birthday Cake
sferic posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/27/12 at 6:13pm | 30 replies | 1936 views
Mac OS X Music Players - alternatives to iTunes
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The best music player software for Mac ?
sferic posted in this thread in Computer Audio 8/24/12 at 8:40pm | 64 replies | 23961 views
Schiit Lyr - The tube rolling thread
sferic posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/13/12 at 7:21pm | 8734 replies | 449960 views

 

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