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Poland (/dev/null)

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3 weeks, 5 days ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Programming, Linux, minor electronics, listening to music
Formerly amateur speaker design

What I do for a living:

Computer programming
Computer administration

Headphone Inventory

Fostex T50RP Basic Paradox by LFF
Hifiman HE-500
Beyerdynamic T70p (torn one side's tiny driver wires - needs precision soldering and kynars attached)
Beyerdynamic DT231 (damaged plug; old)
Sennheiser HD 497 (replaced cable, damaged plug; old)

Hifiman RE-400
Hifiman RE-ZERO
Brainwavz B2
Spiral Ear SE-5 Reference
Sleek Audio SA6 (damaged cable for the 3rd time, hard to replace)
Ultimate Ears 4vi (broken hardened cable; old and not that good nor comfortable)

Used to own:
Sennheiser CX300 (stolen)
Sennheiser CX500 (destroyed in a vehicular accident)
Sennheiser IE7 (stolen or lost)
Ultrasone Pro 650 (bad fit, too large, mediocre quality)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Leckerton UHA-6 mkII w/ OPA2209
FiiO E17 (damaged headphone out; line out is fine, needs some precision soldering)
FiiO E7 (broken miniUSB, battery charging?)

Source Inventory

Audiotrak Prodigy Cube USB
iRivier T30
LG GT540
Samsung cellphones (various)
Terratec Aureon 7.1 Space (ASIO crashes in Windows 64-bit)
HDA Intel w/ headphone amp (used as optical out)
Creative Zen Stone 1 GB (old, meh)

Power-Related Components

Precision, linear lab DC power supplies. One used for powering the Leckerton when stationary.

Other Audio Equipment

Presonus FP10

Music Preferences

Quite wide... Usually not pop, rap and hiphop.

Interests (non-headphone)

General medicine, life extension

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Hifiman IEM's: RE-400 and RE-600
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 2/13/14 at 1:16pm | 2345 replies | 162975 views
= Hifiman “Fuzzor” Mod = (Driver backwave felt damping modification)
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/22/14 at 12:30am | 102 replies | 8675 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 1/21/14 at 12:49am | 1714 replies | 156455 views
HiFiMan RE-600 Review
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 8/15/13 at 11:59pm | 514 replies | 70713 views
Leckerton Audio UHA-6S MKII
reviewed by AstralStorm 3/11/13 at 4:28pm
FiiO E17 "ALPEN" - First Impression + Final Thought
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 3/1/13 at 6:00am | 6580 replies | 738064 views


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