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About Me:

I've had good vision and hearing since forever.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Music, Writing, Fantasizing, Sleeping, Thinking deep thoughts about life, Packers

What I do for a living:

Gambling, not really working out for me though :(
Test technician

Headphone Inventory

Brainwavz R1 (free with order of Fiio X3!)
Dr. Dre Beats Studio ($300)
Hifiman HE-400 ($400)
JH Audio JH16 Pro with FP ($1260)
Maximo IM-390 ($30)
Sony DREX61p ($27)
Sony MDREX58v ($20)
Sony MDREX510LP ($70)
Sony XBA 40 ($260)
Sol Republic Tracks HD ($110)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Fiio E11 ($60)
JDS Labs C5 ($190)
Digizoid Z02 ($115)

Source Inventory

Ipod Nano 7th gen (I̶ ̶l̶i̶k̶e̶ ̶t̶h̶e̶ ̶i̶n̶t̶e̶r̶f̶a̶c̶e̶ ̶s̶o̶ ̶I̶'̶m̶ ̶s̶t̶i̶c̶k̶i̶n̶g̶ ̶w̶i̶t̶h̶ ̶i̶t̶), sandisk clip zip, Fiio X3 (More detailed than clip zip!), Fiio x5 (more detailed than x3 but lacking that satisfying bass kick).

Cable Inventory

Custom 3 foot 24 awg silver occ cable with a wood y connect and an L shaped acrolink plug, made by Ted Allen (Chris himself's cable). ($120)
4" 99.99etc% silver 3.5mm interconnect ($40)

Power-Related Components

Rockford fosgate 1000 watt car amplifier --gave away

Other Audio Equipment

San andreas 18" subwoofer x2 --closet

Music Preferences

Techno, trance, pop, hiphop, jpop, soundtrack, vocals, classical, oldies, rock, metal, fantasy metal, speed metal, death metal, goth metal. Pretty much everything, even polka, and songs with bagpipes/accordians!

Actually, everything but Jazz, hillbilly-type country, and unintelligible-growling type metal, Yuck!

Interests (non-headphone)

Building computers from scratch.
Stock market trading
Forex trading
Telescoping the universe and skies
Scifi movies (hate startrek for some reason though)

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

Asus VG278H 3D Monitor
GTX 680 gfx card
Virtual reality head set 'Oculus Rift'
Razer Nostromo gamepad
Hand cranked charging emergency LED flashlight!

chengsta's Recent Activity

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Asian music (Chinese, Japanese, Korean)
chengsta posted in this thread in Music 4/30/16 at 2:59pm | 2007 replies | 82747 views
What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
chengsta posted in this thread in Music 4/30/16 at 2:53pm | 68062 replies | 2123231 views
The Fiio X5 Thread
chengsta posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/28/15 at 8:24pm | 19225 replies | 1760398 views
FiiO X5 firmware 2.4 download and discussion
chengsta posted in this thread in FiiO 1/8/15 at 6:37pm | 208 replies | 30752 views
Official X5 1st gen beta firmware thread--version 2.51: 8 new updates
chengsta posted in this thread in FiiO 1/7/15 at 6:16pm | 435 replies | 27386 views
updated their location 12/29/14 at 10:23am
    Sony announces the "Just ear" brand of custom IEMs
    chengsta posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 10/26/14 at 4:49pm | 204 replies | 54246 views
    **Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
    chengsta posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/28/14 at 8:23pm | 21607 replies | 1009726 views
    FiiO X5 firmware 2.20 download and discussion
    chengsta posted in this thread in FiiO 8/25/14 at 2:37pm | 264 replies | 65447 views


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