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bcschmerker4

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East Contra Costa County, CA, USA

Forum Post Count:

385

Join Date:

3/29/12

Last Online:

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About Me:

Singer-multiinstrumentalist, audio engineer, Web-studio amateur.

Headphone Inventory

(CM1630-06) Plantronics® GAMECOM® 380 headset on SB1550 front audio I/O, purchased to replace Corsair® HS-1A with severe cable damage at attach point.

Searching for a headset for Asus® XONAR® STX in LinUX box as of 9 August 2016.

Source Inventory

Asus® CM1630-06 with EAH6850 DirectCU® PCIe x16 video card, plus Creative Laboratories® SB1550 PCIe 3.0 x1 audio card (integrated headphone amplifier for Front Panel, make/model unknown) and Antec® TruePower® New™ 750 Blue power supply, running Microsoft® Windows® 10 Version 1607 10.0.14393.693 (MultiProcessor Kernel 10.0.14393.693).

Custom LinUX box (rebuilt from Everex® TC2502) with Gigabyte® GA-MA78GM-S2HP planar, ASUS® XONAR® Essence™ STX™ PCIe 2.0 x1 audio card (integrated Texas Instruments® TPA6120A2 headphone amplifier, Zs = 10.7Ω), and Antec® TruePower® New™ 750 Blue power supply, running ubuntu® 16.04.2-LTS, AMD64 Edition (Kernel 4.8.0-41-generic, for stability with Advanced Micro Devices® Athlon 64® 3500+™ - interim CPU while searching for a replacement for the Advanced Micro Devices® Athlon 64® X2 5600+™ failed for a bad memory manager).

Cable Inventory

Various Hosa® stereo unbalanced for interconnection of computers to amplifiers at -10dBV.

Power-Related Components

15A 12-outlet Utilitech® surge suppressor. Pyle® PCA2 amplifier driving two Radio Shack® #40-2054 aluminum box speakers.

Other Audio Equipment

Nady® DKW-3 cordless cardioid dynamic microphone package (RF: 212.10 MHz); Samson® R10S cardioid dynamic microphone on custom overhead boom and Heil Sound™ SM-1 spidermount; DigiTech®/Harman® BP-80 instrument preprocessor.

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

(CM1630-06) Logitech® QuickCam® S7500 USB 2.0 camera, 1280x720px native resolution. ASUS® USB-BT400 USB 2.0 transceiver, Bluetooth 4.0+EDR, 15m max ranger with a BT 1.1 Class 1 remote device.

(Custom LinUX box) Sony® PlayStation® Eye™ USB 2.0 camera, 640x480px native resolution. IOGEAR® GBU-321 USB 2.0 transceiver, Bluetooth 2.0+EDR, 30m max range with a BT 1.1 Class 1 remote device.

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Xonar Essense stx Random LOUD high pitched Ringing Noise?
bcschmerker4 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 4/15/17 at 9:31pm | 336 replies | 45329 views
ASUS Xonar Essence STX II
bcschmerker4 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 4/5/17 at 10:10pm | 590 replies | 219381 views
AKG K702 (The Classic) vs. K612 Pro (The Upstart) – Review and Comparison
bcschmerker4 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/30/17 at 7:44pm | 199 replies | 107767 views
The Xonar Essence STX Q/A, tweaking, impressions thread
bcschmerker4 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 3/18/17 at 3:19pm | 5547 replies | 946841 views
Bit Perfect Audio from Linux
bcschmerker4 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 3/17/17 at 7:21pm | 448 replies | 250187 views
Does a DAC make a giant difference?
bcschmerker4 posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/12/17 at 11:59pm | 141 replies | 73745 views
ALO Audio Studio Six Reviews and Impressions Thread
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Creative Sound Blaster new series Z, Zx & ZxR
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