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|Forum Post Count:
||6 days, 17 hours ago
||I believe everything I read on the internet.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||You mean other than music? Do people actually do other stuff?
|What I do for a living:
||medical device engineering and clinical research
||IEM: UE700, Westone UM2 (office and gym), ACS T1 customs (avoid!); Vision Ears Stage 4 customs
Cans: Grado GS1000, HiFi Man HE500, Stax SR-009
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||Yamamoto SC HA02
Cavalli Audio Liquid Fire
NuForce Icon HDP
GoVibe PortaTube +
A&K 120 Titan
IMac running Pure Music
Windows: J River Music + JPlay plugin
Ipod Classic (G7)
EMM Labs DAC-2X mated with TSDX transport
NuForce Icon HDP (bedroom)
CypherLabs Algorhythm Solo (mobile)
||Interconnect/Speaker: Nordost Frey, Synergistics Tungsten Balanced ICs, CTS Speaker, Wireworld Platinum Starlight USB
Shunyata Black Mambas for amps and Anacondas for sources
Headphone: Elemental Frequencies LOD and 6mms; ALO Audio AXC-24
|Other Audio Equipment
||ASR Emitter II Blue (2010, with gold PCBs) into Maggie 3.7s
Ayre V-5xe into 2 Maggie DWM bass panels
Stuff I've tried:
Aesthetix Romulus CD player (a loaner, but they will have to pry it from my cold dead fingers to get it back; the best soundstaging DAC I have tried)
Abbingdon Music Research CD 77
Antelope Gold w/Voltikus
Berkeley Audio Designs Alpha DAC w/USB Converter
Audio Research DSi-200 amp (stay away!)
Goldmund Telos 390.2 (audio jewelry)
||SolidTech RadiusSolo racks
SolidTech Disks of Silence
||I read. A lot.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||15 or so guitars (PRS, Fender, EVH, James Trussart, Santa Cruz, Gretsch, Martin) and about half that many amps (Swart, Carr, Marshall, VHT, Matchless, Fender) and pedals as colorful and plentiful as an orchid garden.
Smeckles's Recent Activity
New Releases 2014 - No Records Released Before 2014
downtempo electronica thread
Anyone interested in the subgenre of Shoegaze?
dac vs high end cd transport
Smeckles posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/6/14 at 5:24pm | 14 replies | 4480 views
Vision Ears and Rhines Custom Monitors (formerly Compact Monitors)
Smeckles posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 12/17/13 at 12:44am | 673 replies | 61323 views
ACS T1 Custom Review and impressions thread!
Smeckles posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 12/12/13 at 10:38pm | 460 replies | 41801 views
Magnepan setup in dedicated room.
Smeckles posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 11/18/13 at 8:40pm | 3 replies | 928 views
Abbingdon Music Research DP-777 Thread
Smeckles posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/22/13 at 8:50pm | 567 replies | 50040 views
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