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||I'm an annoyingly exacting bastard that's usually more right than not.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Programming, Linux, minor electronics, listening to music
Formerly amateur speaker design
|What I do for a living:
||Computer programming - currently audio DSP algorithms.
Formerly network administration.
Fostex T50RP Basic Paradox by LFF
Hifiman HE-500 with my own variant of JergPads and removed back grill.
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)
Highly modded Sony MH1 - based on udauda's mod, but different implementation.
Hifiman RE-400, modded
Spiral Ear SE-5 Reference - needs cable replacement.
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)
Beyerdynamic DT1350 - sold to a friend. Worse than some IEMs.
VSonic VCO2 - lost one earpiece.
VSonic GR07 and GR07 mk2 - lost to damage by modding attempts.
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||Leckerton UHA-6 mkII w/ OPA2209; modded w/ ADAUxxxx
Eddie Current Super 7 (modified caps - currently damaged somewhere near driver tube)
FiiO E17 (damaged headphone out; line out is fine, needs some precision soldering)
FiiO E7 (broken miniUSB, battery charging?)
||Lynx Audio HiLo
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)
||Don't do cables, they smell bad when soldered.
||Precision, linear lab DC power supplies.
||Digital parametric equalizer.
Advanced crossfeed DSP written by myself.
||Quite wide... Usually not pop, rap and hiphop, but some old good ones are ok.
Most commonly electronica, chiptunes, heavy and death metal, acid jazz, some rock.
Includes opera, symphonic music and especially piano pieces.
||General medicine, life extension
AstralStorm's Recent Activity
HIFIMAN RE300a/ RE300i InLine and RE300h (hifi) Earphone launched! *Impressions added*
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 12/6/14 at 12:58am | 206 replies | 18240 views
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 | 2809 replies | 201089 views
= Hifiman “Fuzzor” Mod = (Driver backwave felt damping modification)
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/22/14 at 12:30am | 153 replies | 16365 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 | 2790 replies | 270896 views
HiFiMan RE-600 Review
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 8/15/13 at 11:59pm | 627 replies | 99052 views
Review: Spiral Ear SE 5-way Reference - A new level of resolution? (Review posted 5/15/12)
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/15/13 at 7:30pm | 2174 replies | 116200 views
TDK IE800 Dual High-Performance Dynamic Micro-Drivers IEM
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 3/3/13 at 2:43am | 375 replies | 37702 views
FiiO E17 "ALPEN" - First Impression + Final Thought
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 3/1/13 at 6:00am | 6629 replies | 786190 views
Multi-Custom In-Ear Monitor Review, Resource, Mfg List & Discussion (Check first post for review links & information)
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 2/28/13 at 7:35pm | 4569 replies | 527879 views
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