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aangen

Location:

Minnesota

Forum Post Count:

287

Join Date:

9/27/10

Last Online:

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About Me:

I am a meat popsicle.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

I attempt to stay fit.
I like to swim and paddle kayaks and canoes.
bicycling and hiking and stuff.

What I do for a living:

Retired

Headphone Inventory

PSB M4U2 (new 2014-11-22) Got them for $299 and they sound fun to me!
Alclair RSM Quad Custom In-ear Monitor (new 9-30-2013) Hmmmm.
Monoprice 8320 (new 12-01-2012) $7.11 and okay sound. (Not useable after all)
Bowers & Wilkins P5 !! (new 09-12-2012) (Hooray!) (I love these)
Bowers & Wilkins C5 (new 11-01-2011) (I'm liking these more every day)
Audio-Technica ATH-M50S (new 01-11-2011) (Yawn)
Shure SE535 (new 11-30-2010) (Still a strong favorite!!)
Ultimate Ears Triple.fi 10 (new 12-07-2010)(did not enjoy, gave to wife)
Shure SE530 (These still live but they are tired)
Etymotic 4P (these may have expired)
Koss Portapro Anniversary Edition (+ standard edition)(LOVE!)
Sennheiser P100 (Gave to wife)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Fiio E12DIY (Sept 2014)
AudioQuest Dragonfly Version 2 (Yummier!) (Dec 2013)
AudioQuest Dragonfly (Yummy!) (new 09-09-2012)(gave to Daughter)
Fiio E7 (x2) with E3 LOI (no longer used)
Fiio E1 (for giggles) (never used)

Source Inventory

Oppo 105. Oh baby.
Fiio X5 loaded with all FLAC files. (way more) I like this a lot as well!
Fiio X3 loaded with all FLAC files. I like this a lot.
Ipods, (3)
5.5 Gen 80GB Rock boxed
6 Gen 160GB (It's okay I use it in my kayak)
7th Gen 160GB. (hmmm, better)
Many hard drives full of FLAC files that I feed my REAL System with via a Logitech Squeezebox Touch.

Cable Inventory

Various NBS cables.

Power-Related Components

My main theater setup has five dedicated 20 AMP circuits running solid cooper single wire in greenfield setup. It was recommended and it seems okay. PrePro lives on one circuit, Power Amp another, Oppo another, Kuro Elite on one, and i can't remember what is on the final one.

Other Audio Equipment

Computer sound setup:
Computer optical out to a Cambridge Dac Magic plugged into a Sunfire Theater Grand III Prepro feeding a Rotel RB 1070 amp powering B&W Nautilus 905 speakers. It works for me.

In the big room I have an Anthem Statement D2 feeding a Sunfire Theater Grand Amp, driving B&W Nautilus 803N, 805N, and HTM1 speakers. Above this floats a Pioneer Kuro Elite Pro 151FD. Now featuring an Oppo 105 connected up to a dedicated computer for music and what not. Yeah Oppo!

Audio-Related Tweaks

Not so much any more. I have a teenage daughter so tweaking is more of a thing of the past.

Music Preferences

My online CD List:
http://www.weirdenergy.com/cdlist...
My LastFM Profile:
http://www.last.fm/user/aangen2
http://www.last.fm/user/aangen

Interests (non-headphone)

Motorcycling formally BMW now Ducati Multistrada Grantourismo. (oh yeah!)
Kayaking
Hiking
Movies
Naps, lots of naps.

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

Pioneer Kuro Elite Pro 151FD.....
The Ducati

aangen's Recent Activity

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Fiio X5 Thread - info updated on Jan 17th 2014
aangen posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 11/18/14 at 6:17pm | 13804 replies | 1205114 views
The Fiio X3 Thread.
aangen posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 11/3/14 at 10:49pm | 13586 replies | 1229549 views
Need help to test the 20,000 sound tracks music library firmware for X5 !
aangen posted in this thread in FiiO 10/30/14 at 12:45am | 75 replies | 5890 views
Brand Spanking New A&K AK120II and AK100II
aangen posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 9/12/14 at 1:19am | 2327 replies | 158251 views
B&W C5 quick review
aangen posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/30/14 at 10:41pm | 17 replies | 13991 views
$400 to burn- B&W P7 or the PSB M4U 2'S?
aangen posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 11/25/13 at 12:17pm | 7 replies | 1844 views
Monoprice 8320 IEM
reviewed by aangen 12/1/12 at 1:00am
Lossless for regular CDs?
aangen posted in this thread in Computer Audio 2/4/12 at 5:09pm | 16 replies | 742 views
Golden ear technology Triton 2 speakers
aangen posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 2/3/12 at 10:43pm | 9 replies | 8943 views

 

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