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El Cajon, CA

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About Me:

I'm Crazy.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

-Sound Editing and Mixing
-Casual Art
-Making DELICIOUS coffee.

What I do for a living:

Currently Unemployed. Looking for a position in something I enjoy.

Headphone Inventory

1-Logitech's H390 Headset : Broke after 10 years of use. > Terrible playback, over-sensitive mic.
2-Plantronic's Gamecom 377 : Lost. > The headphone that got me into Audiophilia. Very thin sound.
4-Superlux's HD681 EVO : Gifted to my father. > These were modded, father liked sound more with the mod.

3-Audio-Technica's ATH-PRO700MK2 > Stock pads SUCK. get Gel ear cushions, you will thank me later.
5-Beyerdynamic's DT990 > Bent headband to fit head better. I found out I love clamping force, something these don't have.

Headphone Amp Inventory

-Sony's STR-DE697 > integrated Amp of this Receiver. (I never use the headphone out, portable amp is far superior)

-Fiio's E12 Mont Blanc > Beastly monster. has Overkill 16 dB gain switch.

Source Inventory

-SMSL M8 = good dac, very clean output. DSD does sound different then PCM. DSD sounds better in the treble significantly. else, identical.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Equalizer APO (not using much more, Windows only, I'm using Arch Linux more.)

Music Preferences

I'll listen to just about anything.
However my mood effects what i will listen to.

Though I seem to be fond of EDM with jazzy roots.

Interests (non-headphone)


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Superlux's HD681 EVO Mod (I donno why this works, it just does)
DieForSurviving posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/28/15 at 12:30pm | 9 replies | 14731 views
Ear Pad Replacement for Ath Pro700 mk2?
DieForSurviving posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 11/30/15 at 9:11am | 23 replies | 13462 views
Requesting In Ear Recommendations.
DieForSurviving posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 9/19/15 at 9:45am | 3 replies | 125 views
Non-audiophile reactions to high-end headphones Part II
DieForSurviving posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/31/15 at 12:12am | 4644 replies | 368932 views
Schiit we'd like to see
DieForSurviving posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/13/15 at 8:57pm | 418 replies | 27072 views
How to clean Headphones Velours
DieForSurviving posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/1/15 at 2:55pm | 73 replies | 36345 views
Looking for a Android Phone with good sound.
DieForSurviving posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 3/25/15 at 7:52am | 8 replies | 900 views
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