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||Manhattan Beach, CA (near LA)
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||My name is Dexter Waxler. I'm a photographer and music geek.
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|What I do for a living:
||AKG B701 (K701s modded to have bass) refer to this thread: http://www.head-fi.org/t/411268
Shure E500 (Currently out of commision w/ frayed cable)
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||Headroom Micro Amp (Old type, runs on 2 9volts for about 4 hours, haha)
Bada PH-12 (RIP) This amp took up smoking. So sad, it was one of my favorites.
Bellari HA540 (Not as good as the Bada)
||iPod Classic 160GB Line out only
Headroom Micro DAC (old type, runs on 2 9volts, punches like Mike Tyson)
CIAudio VDA-2 and VAC-1 with El Cheapo Sony CD player as transport
Or Fry's, whichever is cheaper.
Cringe, audiophiles, cringe!
|Other Audio Equipment
Do not discount the importance of the extraordinarily sensitive microphones/processors attached to your head
And remember everyone's are different.
||Cannabis (enhances soundstage, timbre, and PRaT)
||Yes, I prefer music. Pretty much anything on KCRW.
||Photography. No really, guys.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||Nikon D7000 w/ MB-D11 Battery Grip
SB-910 w/ Graslon Prodigy
105 2.8VR Macro
Induro Carbon Fiber Tripod w/ 5-Way head
Really Right Stuff Custom L Bracket
Boa Bags to add weight in the wind
And for my B+W film work:
Canon A-1 and AE-1
Tokina 90 f2.5 Macro (Bokina)
500 f8 Reflex
I don't have a preferred film/developer/paper yet. I'm still experimenting!
Open RAW in Lightroom 4. Delete, Pick, Rename
Export picks to DXO Optics Pro to convert RAWs with superior noise, sharpness, and distortion correction
Bring DNGs back to Lightroom for global corrections
Export to NIK software for local corrections and B+W conversion
Back to Lightroom for printing
CoolHandle's Recent Activity
V-MODA VAMP: DEVELOPMENT/REVIEWS/PICS/ETC
CoolHandle posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 5/23/12 at 2:44pm | 688 replies | 57741 views
The LA Meet @ The Village 4/22/12: Wow!
CoolHandle posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 5/2/12 at 10:58pm | 84 replies | 11968 views
updated their location 4/24/12 at 12:40am
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