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Mishalex

Location:

Harlem, NYC

Forum Post Count:

95

Join Date:

11/2/11

Last Online:

4 weeks ago

About Me:

Long-time choral singer and music listener and recent convert to the world of high-end headphones

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

(In no particular order): Hi-end audio (obviously), Singing, Spanish Literature, Philosophy, Boxing

What I do for a living:

Spanish language and literature teacher

Headphone Inventory

FULL-SIZE:
Alpha Dog Headphones (My favorite closed headphones, and one of the best values in headphones period, IMO)
Shure SRH 840

ON-EAR:
V-moda Crossfade M80
Koss Porta Pro


EARBUDS/EARCLIPS:
Koss KSC 75


PREVIOUSLY OWNED:
Denon Ah-D7000 (My favorite closed headphone that I've owned so far for overall musicality; sold it recently only because it doesn't isolate as well as I'd like.)
Denon Ah-D5000 (Sold)
AKG K701 (Sold)
AKG K550 (Sold)
AKG K272HD (Sold)
Fischer Audio FA-003 (Sold)
Equation Audio RP22X (had; broke in less than a year; I DON'T recommend them)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Burson Audio HA-160D

*Previously owned:
Practical Devices XM6 (Sold)
iBasso D7 "Sidewinder" (Returned)
FiiOe7+e9 combo (Sold)

Source Inventory

2008 MacBook Pro; Burson Audio HA-160D; i-phone; Sansa Clip

Cable Inventory

Nothing special; a couple of Grado interconnects.

Power-Related Components

None. I personally believe power conditioners to be mostly snake-oil when it comes to audio quality.

Other Audio Equipment

Emotiva Airmotiv 5 speakers (love 'em)

Music Preferences

(In no particular order): classical, opera, jazz, hip-hop, funk, soul, electronic, classic rock.

Interests (non-headphone)

Spanish Literature, Philosophy, Boxing, Gadgets (but I can't build them, unfortunately).

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

Cyberdyne HAL Robo-Suit Exoskeleton (no, I don't own one).

Mishalex's Recent Activity

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Denon AH-D7000
Mishalex posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 8/28/13 at 8:07pm | 0 replies | 404 views
Denon AH-D7000 vs Fostex T50RP modded
Mishalex posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/23/13 at 7:19pm | 2 replies | 634 views
Official NY /Regional Spring meet, April 20 2013
Mishalex posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 4/18/13 at 7:41pm | 565 replies | 20444 views
Ultrasone Edition 8 Ruthenium
Mishalex posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 10/7/12 at 10:46am | 2 replies | 726 views
AKG K550 FS w/ Grey Carrying Pouch
Mishalex posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 8/2/12 at 3:19pm | 2 replies | 487 views
Win a Sennheiser AMPERIOR and limited edition vinyls!
Mishalex posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 7/9/12 at 2:00pm | 369 replies | 23182 views
[SOLD] Fully Upgraded Practical Devices XM6 Portable Amp/Dac
Mishalex posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 7/8/12 at 7:33am | 1 replies | 398 views
[Ended] Practical Devices XM6 with all the extras
Mishalex posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 6/29/12 at 11:03pm | 1 replies | 273 views
[SOLD] Fischer Audio FA-003 Headphones
Mishalex posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 6/29/12 at 9:57pm | 4 replies | 382 views
AKG K550 or Shure SHR-840?
Mishalex posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/29/12 at 1:21pm | 8 replies | 5632 views

 

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