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Gilly87

Sponsor: Echobox Audio

Location:

West Coast

Forum Post Count:

3409

Join Date:

12/28/10

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Reading, writing

What I do for a living:

CDO of Echobox Audio

Headphone Inventory

Headphones:

T90
HD650
DT770 Limited Edition
Amperior
HD439 (one pair stock, one pair heavily modded to open back)
PortaPro (Kramered)
KSC75

Gone:
HD598 (sold, great phones but I wasn't using them, just didn't have the bass I want)
D2000 (traded)
HD558 (sold)
Phiaton MS400 (modded with pads from the Phillips to be fully circumaural) (broken, after a year and a half of daily abuse; they did well)
Phillips "The Stretch" (pads sacrificed to MS400)

IEMs:
SM3
GR07
TF10
VSD3

Gone:
Fischer Amps FA-4E XB
Earsonics SM3 (traded) (great sound, but awful build, also very sensitive/distorts easily)
Westone UM3X RC (sold) (good sound, but lack of space got boring)
Aurisonics ASG-1 (sold)
Klipsch X10 (sold)
Panasonic HJE900 (sold)
Fischer Audio Eterna rev.2 (sold)
Yamaha EPH100 (traded)
Westone 3 (sold)
Monster Turbine (gifted)
Thermaltake Isurus (gone)
Sennheiser CX400-ii (gone)
Sennheiser CX150 (can be found for $20, good deal)
Sennheiser CX 300-II (gone)
Beats by Dre Tour (straight up returned, ew)

Wish List:
Maybe JH16 FP some day, if my conscience will let me...

Headphone Amp Inventory

Amp:
Schiit Asgard
FiiO E11
FiiO E5 (trash)

Wish List:
Geek Out 720/1000

Source Inventory

DAC-Amp:
HRT Microstreamer (Great sound, stellar build)

DAC:
HiFiMeDIY Sabre USB DAC (KILLER bang for buck; great sound, but shoddy build)
ELE D0-1 USB DAC (Also killer bang for buck, not quite as good sound but built like a tank)

Portables:
Nexus 5
Nexus 7
Nexus 4 with Franco Kernel
Samsung Infuse CM9 with Voodoo
LG G2x CM7 with Voodoo

Other Audio Equipment

WOWee One

Audio-Related Tweaks

VooDoo Sound Plus for Samsung Infuse
VooDoo Sound Plus for LG G2X
Franco Kernel for Google Nexus 4
Franco Kernel for Google Nexus 5

Music Preferences

Psytrance, psydub, trip hop, classic rock, classical, downtempo, indie rock, hiphop, some rap, some dubstep

Interests (non-headphone)

Psychology, writing, literature, mobile technologies

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Sennheiser HD650 Impressions Thread
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Audeze EL-8: The EL-8 is a must-hear at CES 2015
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Echobox: The Unveiling @ CES 2015
Gilly87 posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals Today at 10:26 am | 380 replies | 13605 views
Beyerdynamic T90 :D
Gilly87 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/24/15 at 7:31pm | 2751 replies | 279165 views
Sonic Satori - HRT Levels the Field with the MicroStreamer
Gilly87 posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/22/15 at 4:43pm | 1069 replies | 86307 views
[Poor Man Reviews] Alclair Curve Universal Monitor
Gilly87 posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 1/20/15 at 11:30am | 12 replies | 2004 views
HRT MicroStreamer
Gilly87 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 1/19/15 at 5:22pm | 78 replies | 23898 views
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Gilly87 posted in this thread in Head-Fi Network & Industry News 1/18/15 at 6:49pm | 184 replies | 15076 views
Head-Fi CES 2015 Highlights
Gilly87 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/18/15 at 2:29pm | 105 replies | 22700 views

 

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