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Formerly known as turgid & facilitator.


Bangalore, India

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About Me:

half-arab semi-indian

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

all things under the stars

What I do for a living:


Headphone Inventory

now :
sony mdr XB-500(EQ'd)
beyerdynamic DT 990 PRO
sony mdr SA-5000 (Recabled with 7N OCC)
rockit sounds R-50(reshelled)

then :
akg K-311 milk
sennheiser HD 202
bose OE
sennheiser HD 201
shure SE-535(cl) with 6N OFHC SPC cable
hifiman RE-272(auditioned, bought and now sent back)
greenhouse GH-ERC-DMS(replaced under warranty) - reshelled and now stolen

philips SHL-8800(sock modded)
sony MH1c
sennheiser PX-80

Wachara Chin's Orpheus Clone(poisoned by it so much that now all dynamic cans sound inherently distorted)
Wachara Chin's SR-Omega Clone
sennheiser hd-25 I-ii
brainwavz R1
sony mdr EX-60 LP
technics/panasonic RP-HTF 600
shure SRH-940
shure SRH-840
audio technica ATH-M50
beyerdynamic DTX-900
panasonic RP-HTF 7
bose AE-2
jbl tempo
sony mdr Z-1000
sony mdr EX-1000
sony mdr ZX-700
sony mdr XD-200
sony mdr XB-300
sony mdr ZX-100
sennheiser HD-558
sennheiser HD-408
sennheiser HD-418
sennheiser HD-438
denon AHD-310 R
denon AHD-510 R
sennheiser PX-90

what I think:

shure SE-535 -

greenhouse GH-ERC-DMS(brief) -

beyerdynamic DT 990 Pro -

hifiman RE-272(brief) -

panasonic/Technics RP-HTF 600s(brief) -

philips SHL-8800(brief) - http://www.head-fi.org/products/p...

Headphone Amp Inventory

onkyo tx-sr 501 amp/receiver

fiio e7

Source Inventory

onkyo dv-sp402e
ipod touch 3rd gen 8gb(?)
ipod shuffle
acer aspire one

Cable Inventory

custom silver plated 6n(?) ofhc silver plated copper cable for shure SE-535 made by Lillee

Power-Related Components

my ......

Other Audio Equipment

bose acoustimass 10
stranger 10 W
greg bennett avion av-3(with self scalloped neck)
boss metal zone MT-2

Audio-Related Tweaks

sock mod on philips shl 8800

Music Preferences

electronica - burial(<3), trip-hop, ryoji ikeda, kiteki's niche electronic music thread, other random electronica including any d&b produced under moving shadow label
metal/rock - necrophagist, death, gojira, suffocation, motherjane
guitar oriented - brett garsed, y.j malmsteen, erik mongrain, don ross, kelly simonz(transcedental guitarist exercises), jimi hendrix, animals as leaders
fusion/jazz - a.r rahman, kurt rosenwinkel, allan holdsworth, joe pass
classical/romantic/baroque (very few/picky) - liszt, rachmaninoff, tchaikovsky, paganini, mozart, golberg variations,yehudi menuhin(rarity)

Interests (non-headphone)

wrist watches
camera sensors
ex-android junkie(cyanogenmod kicks serious butt)

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

iwc schaffhausen portuguese chronograph ref. no. 3714
nikon d3200 with 35 mm f/1.8g

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Favorite Asian Movie Thread
ayaflo posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 4/18/14 at 2:54am | 33 replies | 415 views
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Rockit Sounds R-50 Review/Impressions/Appreciation
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SE-535 Stock Cable for OFC/SPC/OCC Copper cables
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ayaflo posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 4/11/14 at 3:17am | 12099 replies | 516806 views
free gifts of RE600, HM700 and RE400
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