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Member of the Trade: The Audio Guild


Atlanta, GA

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7 hours, 36 minutes ago

About Me:

Father, Husband, Roma, Fiddler, Artist, Chef, Mixologist, Curmudgeon, Atheist, Hat and Kilt-wearer

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Go/Weiqui/Baduk, Music, painting, fishing, photography

What I do for a living:

TAG Creative Director, Art Director, Voice-over Artist, and Architectural/Product Photographer

Headphone Inventory

Personal gear:
Audeze LCD 2.2
Audeze Sine
Grado RS1i
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser Momentum (full)
Denon AH-D5000 (Lawton modified)
Denon AH-D600
AKG K551
K240 Sextett MP
K240 Monitor (600 Ohm)
Master & Dynamic MH30
Beyerdynamic DT1350
Audio Technica ATH-EW9 (clip on)
TripleFi 10/InEarz Custom Reshell
Fostex T50RP (stock with 840 pads)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Personal gear:
Burson Conductor V1
Yulong D200 (amp)
Yulong D100 (amp)
Bottlehead Crack
RSA P-51
Headroom Total BitHead
Apogee One for iPad/iPhone/Mac

Source Inventory

Personal gear:
Wadia 170i
Burson Conductor V1 Sabre (dac)
Yulong D200 (dac)
Yulong D100 (dac)
Gamma 1 DAC
iPod classic 80
MacBook Pro (Fidelia + Audio Hijack Pro with Redline Monitor and Para eq)

Cable Inventory

A bunch of DIY custom RCA and headphone cables - mostly Mogami (2534 and 2893 based) with Neutrik and Switchcraft connectors. Anything else is Monoprice (USB) or FiiO (LOD)

Other Audio Equipment

Home audio:
McIntosh 5100
McIntosh MR71
Denon 3930 DVD/CD/SACD
Dual 1019 (Shure V15)
Pioneer PL-530 (Denon DL-110)
Polk 3300 Monitor/Sub
Custom Full range back loaded horns (Fostex drivers) - BK12

Studio audio:
JBL Series 3 monitors
Adam Audio ARTist 5 monitors
Blue and AKG Microphones
Motu UltraLite Mk3 Digital Audio Interface
ProTools, SoundBooth, AHPro, Redline Monitor and EQ

Music Preferences

Classical, Jazz, BeBop, Rock, Folk/World/Traditional, Hip-Hop, Punk

Interests (non-headphone)

Architecture, Photography, Go, Philosophy, Linguistics, Astronomy, Theoretical Physics, mechanical engineering, tinkering, archeology, anthropology, making-stuff.

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Pocketwatches, Cigars, Whiskey, Absinthe, Vintage rangefinder cameras

liamstrain's Recent Activity

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liamstrain posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 1/22/17 at 10:28pm | 2071 replies | 262535 views
Atlanta Fall Meet
liamstrain posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 12/6/16 at 4:01pm | 78 replies | 2070 views
updated their location 12/6/16 at 12:45pm
    Headphone Sightings 2
    liamstrain posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/6/16 at 12:44pm | 12371 replies | 894951 views
    Beautiful Brass & Cork Equipment Feet
    liamstrain posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 12/4/16 at 10:42pm | 0 replies | 25 views
    Audeze SINE Series
    liamstrain posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/24/16 at 7:22pm | 3161 replies | 287682 views
    Watches - another passion of ours, it seems...post your pics!
    liamstrain posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 6/16/16 at 9:09pm | 12003 replies | 1044189 views


    liamstrain’s Photos

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    Latest upload: May 9, 2012
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    liamstrain's Lists

    3 Lists
    Amplification and DACs 12 Headphone Amps
    Last Updated 12/27/16
    Current Headphones 13 Headphones
    Last Updated 8/19/14
    Studio Collection 7 Other
    Last Updated 1/5/12

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