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TopPop

Location:

Champaign, IL

Forum Post Count:

3033

Join Date:

1/28/05

Last Online:

on 6/25/13

About Me:

Ph.D. candidate, French Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Music, photography, reading/writing

What I do for a living:

Phonetics research, teaching French

Headphone Inventory

Now:

Sennheiser HD-600 (w/Headphile BlackSilver V2)
Westone UM3X
Pioneer Monitor 10
Sony MDR-V6
Soundmagic P10
Sony MDR-EX85 (with JVC HA-FX33 Kramer mods)
JVC HA-FX33 (Kramer modded)
Pioneer SE-405


Then:

Beyerdynamic DT-880 (2003)
Alessandro MS-1 (modded, & w/bowls)
Altec Lansing im716 (depodded)
Sennheiser PX-100
Koss KSC75 (Kramer modded)
JVC HA-RX900 (TopPop modded)
Ultrasone HFI-650 (modded, w/DT-250 velour pads)
Soundmagic PL-50
Sony MDR-D66 Eggos
Head Direct RE0

Headphone Amp Inventory

Keces DA-152 USB DAC/amp
Fiio E10
Hotaudio Bit Perfect USB DAC/amp
Xtra X-1

Then:

Leckerton Audio UHA-3 USB DAC/amplifier
Octavart THE ONE
Little Dot MK-II
Opera Consonance Cyber-10
Hotaudio HotUSB1
Meier Corda 3Move USB DAC/amplifier
Fiio E5
RSA Tomahawk

Source Inventory

Now:

Dedicated PC w/Winamp, ASIO (wav) --> Keces DA-152
Fiio E10
Portable: Sansa Fuze, 8GB + 16GB SDHC (256~320kbps VBR, Lame -V 0, Rockbox)


Then:

Laptop w/Winamp, ASIO --> Leckerton Audio UHA-3
Trends UD-10.1 --> Super Pro DAC707
Trends UD-10.1 --> Entech 205.2
Keces DA-151 --> Entech 205.2
Laptop w/Winamp, ASIO --> HotUSB1
Portable: Creative Labs Zen Micro 5 GB

Cable Inventory

Headphone cable-
Headphile BlackSilver V2 Sennheiser 1/4" cable

Audio-Related Tweaks

DAC/amp sits on Herbie dots, which sits on marble slate, which sits on more Herbie dots. Isolation, baby!

Music server is controlled through Winamp using the Bemused client on an old Nokia 3650. Sweet.

Music Preferences

Folk/acoustic rock, blues, jazz, general rock...

In that order.

Interests (non-headphone)

Photography (landscape and astrophotography)

TopPop's Recent Activity

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REVIEW: Keces DA-151 DAC 800+ hours burn-in
TopPop posted in this thread in Computer Audio 4/11/13 at 12:38pm | 310 replies | 77789 views
Fiio E10 + Westone UM3X = great desktop system!
TopPop posted in this thread in Computer Audio 4/8/13 at 11:18am | 2 replies | 233 views
Fiio E10 (Mint Condition)
TopPop posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 3/29/13 at 3:31am | 2 replies | 396 views
My #1 gripe with head-fi forum members
TopPop posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/27/12 at 11:32am | 502 replies | 20797 views
Sennheiser HD 600 Impressions Thread
TopPop posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/26/12 at 3:27am | 8701 replies | 508718 views
TopPop
updated their profile signature 7/15/10 at 1:23pm
    Music for my M50's...
    TopPop posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/22/10 at 9:21am | 21 replies | 1102 views
    Westone UM3X Appreciation Thread
    TopPop posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 6/15/10 at 6:13am | 4248 replies | 401073 views
    Never forget your first...
    TopPop posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/25/10 at 7:23pm | 114 replies | 4768 views
    [Deal?] Head-Direct RE0
    TopPop posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/15/10 at 10:00am | 21 replies | 1727 views

     

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