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Priidik

Location:

Estonia

Forum Post Count:

50

Join Date:

2/26/11

Last Online:

2 days, 8 hours ago

About Me:

Occupation: Student of materials science

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

WW2 history, biology, physics, metallurgy, electronics.

What I do for a living:

Receive grant from university and local Institute of Physics. :)

Headphone Inventory

Present:
-Senn HD800 (10.0? need to hear some e-stats)
-TDK IE800 (4.2)
-Hifiman RE400 (4.1) [loaned]
-AKG-K701 (3.9)
-Etymotic ER-6 (3.5) [loaned]
-Maximo iM-590 (3.2)


Past:
-Hifiman RE-262 (4.2) [Dead]
-ATH-CK10 (4.1) [Lost]
-ATH-M50 (2.5) [Dead]
-Technics RP-DH1200 (1.0) [given away]
-Technics RP-DJ1200 (1.0) [limb damage]
-Sennheiser HD 202 (0.9) [given away]

(personal SQ score against what i would desire of a headphone from 0..10, linear scale)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Present (no dedicated amps yet):
-Yulong DA8
-Yulong D100
-80's Marantz speaker amp (actually inferior to ^)

Past:
-RME FireFace 400
-Alan&Heat PA12 (or 20?)

Source Inventory

DACs:
-Yulong DA8
-Yulong D100

Transports:
-Macbook Pro
-PC laptop
-PC
-Sony xPeria Go
-Sansa Fuze

Past:
-RME FireFace 400
-Echo Audiofire 4
-Some Terratech soundcard

Cable Inventory

I wish cables would not exist.
I also do not belive in added benifits of audio related cables.
Maybe some low eddy current design or mono crystal-ish design have something to it.. fair enough, but 800$??

Power-Related Components

Buck-boost stabilizer.

Other Audio Equipment

Genelec A8050 studio monitors
Nord Lead 2

Audio-Related Tweaks

I once built many speakers, which turned out nice and even a few pairs of headphones that turned out awful.
Many years of tinkering with room acoustic treatment.

Music Preferences

Almost anything that is recorded well.

Artists/Groups/Composers: Archive, Garbage, The Tool, Meshuggah, Puscifer, Radiohead, Portishead, Carbon Based Lifeforms, Nicolas Jaar, Massive Attack, Infected Mushroom, Benn Jordan (Flashbulb, Acidwolf etc), Fu_k Buttons, BT, Arvo Pärt, Rachmaninov, Mahler, Beethoven, Miles Davis and the list goes on.

I don'd like country, most of r'n'b, 80's pop in general and i don't think i ''dig'' hip-hop.

Interests (non-headphone)

Knife sharpening. Japanese knives.
Lathe. Workshop.
Project buggies.
Motorcycles.
Select few computer games.

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

Leatherman Surge multitool
Victorinox small pocket knife and large pocket knife

Priidik's Recent Activity

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Questyle CMA800 Current Mode amp
Priidik posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/12/14 at 3:07pm | 418 replies | 22285 views
Isone Pro - the best thing you could ever get for your headphones on your computer
Priidik posted in this thread in Computer Audio 3/23/14 at 11:30am | 822 replies | 119031 views
REVIEW - Yulong Audio Sabre DA8 Reference DAC
Priidik posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/20/14 at 8:25am | 1294 replies | 111479 views
Yulong's new DA8
Priidik posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 10/31/13 at 3:16am | 482 replies | 66516 views
Best under $2K DACs
Priidik posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 10/30/13 at 8:47am | 66 replies | 6257 views
Foobar, JPlay, or JRiver?
Priidik posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 9/24/13 at 9:24am | 14 replies | 3426 views
Review: Violectric HPA V200 amp
Priidik posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/7/13 at 10:14am | 2585 replies | 235640 views
Audio Technica CK100 PRO! ATH-W3000ANV!
Priidik posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 12/11/12 at 8:44am | 58 replies | 13412 views
What headphones do females find sexy? (gift idea)
Priidik posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/22/12 at 1:53am | 31 replies | 2253 views

 

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