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|Forum Post Count:
||29 minutes ago
||I'm that guy that did that thing that time.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Books, Movies, Music, Mountain Bikes (building them more them riding apparently)
|What I do for a living:
||Server support monkey
||Cans: Grado SR125i/Martin Custom Audio woodies, AKG K81, Sennheiser HD419,
IEMs: UE TripleFi 10, Soundmagic PL50, Xears XE200Pro, Audio Technica ATH-CKM50, Brainwavs Beta, Meelectronics CW31.
Want list: HiFiMan HE-400, Denon AH-D5000, AudioTechnica ATH-WS99 if I can't get the D5000
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||Total Airhead, Nuforce Icon 2.
Want list: Leckerton Audio UHA-6s MKII and some Schitt or another ;-)
||Sanza Clip and Fuze, Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and Galaxy S (Fascinate) with VooDoo sound drivers, Sansung Galaxy Nexus.
Wantlist: A good desktop DAC after I get my house...and a new desk.
|Other Audio Equipment
||Use my Nuforce Icon 2 as a speaker amp mostly, driving some vintage Design Acoustics bookshelf speakers with a cheapo sub on the line out. That's it. All my other vintage stuff was given away or failed on me.
||After I started reading Head-fi, I actually ported the cups of and did the Grado style rear driver hole opening mod on a pair of Skullcandy Ti's that I had bought before I knew better. Incredibly, it worked. Improved bass response, better clarity and soundstage. Took them from what I would now call about a 1.5/10 to at least a 4/10. Anemic waste of space to functional in about 30 minutes. Still crap compared to everything else I have now, but I only had my AKG K81s at the time, they were hurting my head, I was waiting to receive my Martin Custom-Grado SR125i , and I had just read about 200 pages in the Grado mod threads.
||Jazz, funk, punk, blues, classic rock, and instrumental/electronic beats of many kinds.
Favorite bands or performers at the moment: The Bad Plus, Stanton Moore (Trio), Madlib (his Jazz stuff), Garage a Trois, Grant Green, Jimmy Smith, Flying Lotus, Bonobo, Radiohead, The Clash, Gorillaz, RJD2, MMW, EST, Blockhead, Galactic, Miles Davis, Pink Floyd, Black Flag, Fugazi, The Evens........
||Books, movies, cars, games,
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||Tablet, phone, etc.
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