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AstralStorm

Location:

Poland (/dev/null)

Forum Post Count:

737

Join Date:

4/5/11

Last Online:

on 4/8/16

About Me:

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
Headphone and in-ear modding.

What I do for a living:

Audio software development.

Headphone Inventory

Headphones:
Hifiman HE-6, modded with custom pads, no grill, replaced headphone mount
Fostex T50RP Basic Paradox by LFF
Hifiman HE-500 with my own variant of JergPads and removed back grill.

IEMs:

In use:
InEar StageDiver SD-2, w/ Comply Custom Wraps attached

In disuse:
Spiral Ear SE-5 Reference
Philips Fidelio S2 (damaged cable)
Sony MH1, modded
Hifiman RE-400, modded
Hifiman RE-ZERO
Hifiman RE-300a, heavily modded
Brainwavz B2
VSonic VSD5 (for modding experiment)

Headphone Amp Inventory

FiiO E18
Leckerton UHA-6 mkII w/ OPA2209

Source Inventory

Lynx Audio HiLo
FiiO E18
Presonus FP10
iRivier T30
YotaPhone 2
Samsung cellphones (various)

Cable Inventory

Don't do cables, they smell bad when soldered.

Power-Related Components

Precision, linear lab DC power supplies.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Digital parametric equalizer.
Advanced crossfeed DSP written by myself.

Music Preferences

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.

Interests (non-headphone)

General medicine, life extension

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WICH IEM HAS THE FLATTEST SOUND SIGNATURE..
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 4/7/16 at 11:19pm | 52 replies | 15358 views
Could noise canceling headphones cause hearing damage?
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/6/16 at 8:10pm | 26 replies | 64465 views
Custom Tips For Universal IEM's Overrated?
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Sound Science 4/5/16 at 11:40pm | 28 replies | 1200 views
New Custom-to-Universal IEMs: InEar StageDiver 2/3
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 4/4/16 at 6:48pm | 1321 replies | 99444 views
Are binaural recordings higher quality than normal ones?
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Sound Science 4/3/15 at 4:50am | 45 replies | 1833 views
= Hifiman “Fuzzor” Mod = (Driver backwave felt damping modification)
AstralStorm posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/2/15 at 7:07am | 284 replies | 37586 views

 

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