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||Soaring with raptors
|What I do for a living:
||Work hard to play harder.
Audeze LCD 2v1 - Incredible bass and mids. Superb.
Amfiton TDS-5M - Modded with DBV #3 variations - Very good sound.
Amfiton TDS-7 - Modded with new pads and cables - Excellent SQ.
Amfiton TDS-15 - Awaiting modding and swivel repair vs.Transplant. Drivers too big to fit inside T50RP. Suggestions?
Amfiton TDS-15 - Grey, Perfect Condition. Sound is very good.
Amfiton TDS -15 - Black, Perfect Condition. Sound is the same as the Grey model.
Amfiton TDS-16 (Kiev) - Perfect . Need to re-terminate from stock 5-pin to TRS.
Audio Technica 705 (NOS) - Need to re-terminate.
Fostex T50RP DBV #3 - Excellent sound.
Fostex T40RP DBV #3 - Excellent sound.
Fostex T20RP Mk2 DBV #3 - Excellent sound.
Fostex T40RP mk2 Grodan Rock Wool Mod - Very good sound.
Fostex T20RP mk2 Grodan Rock Wool Mod - Very good sound.
Fostex T20RP mk2 Paxmate Crosshatch Mod - In development. Bassy. Good mids, Very good treble
Fostex T20 v2 modded - excellent
Fostex T20 v2 modded - excellent
Fostex T10 modded - Beautiful build quality and excellent sound with DBV #3 variations
SFI 32 and SFI 120 awaiting transplanting and modding
*All Mods Above Are Reversible*
Smeggy Thunderpants TP1 "Double Dragons" Engraved Woodied Headphones
Pioneer SE-700 - minimal bass
Pioneer SE-500 - no bass
Pioneer SE-405 - future foster fone - gifted
Pioneer SE-L401 - Beautiful but poor SQ
Pioneer SE-255 (2 sets) - future foster fones but don't sound bad - one gifted
Pioneer SE-2 - junk
Takstar HI-2050 - future foster fone but not bad in stock form
Koss UR40 - future foster fone
ATH-ESW9 "Knock-offs" - foster fone for SFI bipolar 32 ohm - both gifted
Panasonic RP-HT227 - foster fone for SFI bipolar 120 ohm
Shure SE535 - Excellent
Etymotic ER4P/S with Knowles impedance filters for more bass:
Ultimate Ears Triple-Fi 10 - NIB
Shure SE425 - Very good
Monster Turbine - Bass bloat
Sennheiser HDR-180, 170, & 160 - Good for movies and used when doing chores
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||CEntrance DACmini with 1-Ohm Output Impedance Mod - Excellent
CEntrance Pre-Ordered HiFi M8 coming in June '13
Project Sunrise II - Excellent
O2 + ODAC from JDSLabs - Very good - gifted
Magni + Modi - Very good - gifted
Sansa Clip Zip+
|Other Audio Equipment
||McIntosh MX136, McIntosh MC402, McIntosh MC205, Rotel RSX1058, B&W 803S, B&W 804S, B&W 805S, B&W 705, B&W ASW700, B&W HTM7, B&W HTM61, B&W CM Center, B&W HTM2, B&W LM-1, B&W Zeppelin, B&W MM-1, Panasonic 58PZ850U, Samsung LN40A630, Panasonic DMP BD55, Marantz SR 5004, AudioQuest balanced Columbia IC (5), AudioQuest RCA Columbia IC (5), AudioQuest Diamonback IC(5), AudioQuest Mont Blanc, AudioQuest Rockefeller
||Headphone FR measurements:
DIY Phantom Power Supply built according to 'solderdude' schematic = $10 and has lower noise floor than my others.
DIY Electret Capsule Microphones: POM 3535L-3-R and Panasonic WM61-A mounted on Etymotic triflange tips.
iWow 3D iphone adapter and software for iTunes and MacBook Pro
Wanted: JRiver for Mac so I can use TB Isone
||Straight-ahead jazz, female jazz vocals, Indie, Alternative, World, Classical, Chill: Patricia Barber (!), Diana Krall, Chet Baker, Monk, Miles, Marcus Roberts, Bill Evans, McCoy Tyner, Stan Getz, Wynton Marsalis, Ellis Marsalis, Chris Thile and The Punch Brothers (!), Gorillaz, Radiohead, Modest Mouse, Lissie, Astrud Gilberto, Ivan Lins, Pat Metheny, John Mayer, Jeff Beck, Florence and the Machine, Imogen Heap, Dub Colossus, Nora Jones, Charlie Hunter, Cake, Weezer, Talking Heads, Muse, Coldplay, Cowboy Junkies, Grindhouse, Zero 7, Thievery Corporation, and so many more wonderful music makers.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||GoPro Hero 2
Flytec 6030 Variometer
Yaesu Ham Radio
bluemonkeyflyer's Recent Activity
Fostex T50RP Incremental Mods and Measurements
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Today at 6:04 am | 617 replies | 40176 views
Project Sunrise/PS2 Tube Rolling Thread (and maybe even Project Horizon and Project Ember)
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Yesterday at 1:38 pm | 151 replies | 5266 views
Just listened to some Fostex T50RPs today... WOW!
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/11/13 at 5:03pm | 10187 replies | 689944 views
Isone Pro - the best thing you could ever get for your headphones on your computer
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Computer Audio 5/9/13 at 6:16pm | 670 replies | 90989 views
The Centrance HiFi M8 thread
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 5/2/13 at 5:41pm | 2102 replies | 107791 views
AES 2012 paper: "Relationship between Perception and Measurement of Headphone Sound Quality"
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Sound Science 4/23/13 at 4:11pm | 78 replies | 4683 views
"Mad Dog" by MrSpeakers, modified Fostex T50RP review
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/9/13 at 5:43am | 6217 replies | 302727 views
V-MODA VAMP VERZA/METALLO: Discussion/Feedback, Reviews, Pics, Crowdsourcing Ideas
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 3/15/13 at 8:25am | 636 replies | 45126 views
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/3/13 at 9:59am | 21679 replies | 1155908 views
Head-Fi 2012 Christmas Gift Exchange Whadjaget? Thread
bluemonkeyflyer posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 2/11/13 at 4:00pm | 90 replies | 2513 views
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