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Location:

USA

Forum Post Count:

6328

Join Date:

1/27/13

About Me:

"L'illusion est le premier plaisir"

Headphone Inventory

~~ Open Headphones ~~
🎧 Hifiman HE-1000 (check my sig for review)
🎧 Hifiman HE-400i
🎧 AKG K7xx (s/n: 250)
http://www.head-fi.org/products/a...

~~ Portable Headphones ~~
🎧 Oppo PM-3 (white w/ Android remote)
http://www.head-fi.org/products/o...
👂 Bose SoundTrue IEM (for Galaxy models)
👂 Flare Audio R2PRO IEM
👂 Hifiman RE-400a IEM
👂 Xiston Piston III IEM

~~~ For Sale ~~~

💸 Sold: Audio-technica ATH-M50x white, AKG Q701 white, AKG K545 black/turquoise, Audio-technica ATH-ANC7, Hifiman HE400 rev4 (w/ pleather/velour/focus pads), Audeze EL-8 (closed), Flare Audio R2A, AKG K553 (w/ x2 Brainwavz earpads), Hifiman HE-560 (w/ Focus pads & stand), MrSpeakers Alpha Prime, Audeze LCD-X (Leather-free), 🎧 MrSpeakers Ether (w/ DUM cable)
Ether Review: http://www.head-fi.org/products/m...

📦 Forwarded: AKG K7xx http://www.head-fi.org/t/752663/a...
🍃 Owned: HS500, MX560, ATH-ANC7, KSC75, MDR-G45LP, MDR-G75LW, MDR-Q68, XP500, S4A, HF2, C5, EP-630, K550, Momentum v1 (over-ear), MDR-1R, M100, LP, MIE2, Q701, ATH-M50x, K545, PM-1, HE-400, EL-8c, R2A, K553, HE-560, HE-400S, Alpha Prime, LCD-X
HE-400S review: http://www.head-fi.org/products/h...
🔍 Interested in purchasing/trying: Dharma

~~ Demoed ~~
🎵 Flagships: AKG K812 Pro, Audeze LCD-X, Audeze LCD-3, Audeze LCD-4, Audio Zenith, Beyerdynamic T1v2, EnigmAcoustics Dharma, Final Audio Sonorus VIII, Final Audio Sonorus X, Fostex TH900, Hifiman HE-560, Hifiman HE-X, Hifiman HE-1000, JPS Abyss ‎AB-1266, Kennerton Audio Odin, Lyrus Audio Model Nine, MrSpeakers Alpha Prime, MrSpeakers Ether, MrSpeakers Ether Closed, Oppo PM-1, Pioneer SE-Master1, Sennheiser HD800, Stax SR-007mk1, Stax SR-009
🎵 Other: ATH-M50, DT770/DT800/DT990, T90, P3/P5/P7, AHD2000, Spirit One S, Spirit Pro, UE6000, MH40, Momentum (gen 1 over-ear), Urbanite XL, HD598, HD600, HD650, HD700, PXC450, MDR-XB700, MDR-1A, MDR-XB950BT/B, MDR-Z7, Performance 860, Pro900, M80, XS, Pro500, QC2/QC15 & lots of consumer brand (beats, skullcandy etc) headphones that no one here would be interested in =P

🔬 Useful link for testing headphones:
http://www.audiocheck.net/soundte...

📉 Useful interactive frequency response curve:
http://www.independentrecording.n...

Headphone Amp Inventory

Amp: Mjolnir 2 (LISST & stock 6BZ7 tubes)

~~~ Portable Amps ~~~~
⚡️ Oppo HA-2 portable dac/amp
⚡️ Aune B1 portable amp http://www.head-fi.org/products/a...
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📦 Owned & gifted: Bravo V3 tube amp
💸 Sold: Woo Audio WA7+Wa7tp (stock 6C45 & 12AU7 tubes) in black, Schiit Lyr 2 (stock 6BZ7 tubes, '60s NOS Amperex Orange Globes, '70s NOS Voskhod Rockets)
🎵Demoed: ALO Audio Studio Six, Audeze Deckhard, Audeze King, Auralic Taurus MKII, Beyerdynamic A20, Beyerdynamic A2, Cavalli Audio Portable, Cavalli Audio Carbon, Cavalli Audio Liquid Crimson, Cavalli Audio Liquid Glass, Cavalli Audio Liquid Gold, Creative Sound Blaster X7, Headamp Blue Hawaii, Headamp GS-X MK2, Hifiman EF100, Hifiman EF-6, Hifiman EF1000, iFi Audio micro iCAN, iFi Audio nano iCAN, iFi Audio Pro (prototype), iFi Audio Retro, McIntosh MHA1000, JDS Element, Oppo HA-1, Schiit Ragnarok, Questyle CMA800i, Questyle CMA800R, Woo Audio WA5 (fully upgraded)
🎶 Toured: Cozoy Astrapi, Aune B1, Cayin C5DAC http://www.head-fi.org/products/c...

🌠 Wishlist: Cavalli Audio Liquid Gold, Garage1217 Project Ember v2, Headamp GS-X MK2, McIntosh MHA100 (pick one hahah)
http://www.garage1217.com/garage1...

💫 Useful resources for matching headphones & amplifiers:
http://www.audiobot9000.com/
http://auditry.blogspot.com/2014/...
http://www.apexhifi.com/specs.html

🔊 Reference chart for the volume levels:
http://www.gcaudio.com/resources/...

📈 Information about amplifier scaling:
http://www.audioholics.com/audio-...

Source Inventory

DAC: Schiit Gungnir Multibit
Audio Interface: Steinberg UR22

🌠 Wishlist: Schiit Yggdrasil, but honestly perfectly happy with the Gumby
💸 Sold: Resonessence Herus (ES9010-2M), Stoner Acoustic UD110v2 (PCM5102A), Schiit Bifrost Uber w/ USB Gen2 (AKM4399)
http://www.head-fi.org/products/s...
http://stoneracoustics.blogspot.com/
🎶 Extensively demoed: Audioquest Dragonfly v1.2, Auralic Vega, Cayin C5DAC, Centrance Mini-M8, Chord Hugo, Cozoy Astrapi, Creative Sound Blaster E5, JDS C5D, Oppo HA-1, Schiit Bifrost Multibit, Schiit Yggdrasil

🎼 Source Files: Spotify Premium (320kbps) w/ Equalify, Fidelify beta player (http://fidelify.net/), Tidal Hi-Fi, FLAC files

Previously Used Streaming Subscriptions: Amazon Prime Music, Beats Music, Grooveshark (discontinued), Last.fm (discontinued), MOG, Pandora, Rdio, Rhapsody, Samsung Milk Music, Slacker, Sony Music Unlimited, Tidal Hi-fi, Zune Music Pass (discontinued)

Cable Inventory

Ordered some custom cables from http://www.mimic-cables.com/

🐍 Expensive cables are silly
http://sound.westhost.com/cables.htm
http://www.roger-russell.com/wire...
http://www.audioholics.com/gadget...
http://consumerist.com/2008/03/03...
http://en.goldenears.net/index.ph...

Other Audio Equipment

💰 Great deal websites for headphones & audio equipment:
https://www.buysonic.com/
http://www.hifishark.com/
https://www.massdrop.com
http://www.razordogaudio.com/
***I am NOT affiliated with any of these websites, I have just found the best deals here in my personal experience. Do note that not every deal offered will be the best price, so don't forget to do your own research!!***

📉 Useful tool for checking price history on amazon:
http://camelcamelcamel.com/

Audio-Related Tweaks

👽 Good resource for human hearing:
http://www.audioholics.com/room-a...

🔗 Resource on the potential measurable FR difference of different components in your chain: http://en.goldenears.net/1921

🔮 Fun links on popular audiophile myths:
http://eandt.theiet.org/magazine/...
http://ethanwiner.com/myths.html
http://sound.westhost.com/article...
https://teksyndicate.com/videos/a...
http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/Audi...

🔥 Burn-in:
http://headphonebreakin.blogspot....
http://www.wired.com/2013/11/tnhy...
http://www.tested.com/tech/access...

💥 Sampling rates:
http://www.trustmeimascientist.co...
http://xiph.org/~xiphmont/demo/ne...

🚀 Great story about perspective:
http://www.reddit.com/r/headphone...

Music Preferences

🎶💃🎶 Anything that makes you want to dance! :)
Current favorite genres include Classical (Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist, Orchestral, Modern) & Electronic, EDM (Dubstep, Hardstyle, House, Techno, Trance, Trap) & Female Vocals & Jazz & Hip Hop, Rap, R&B & Pop & Rock, Metal & Solo Piano (Classical, Modern, New Age)

Interests (non-headphone)

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take...
...but by the moments that take our breath away.

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

❤️ Love all gadgets!! :)

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