Head-Fi.org › UmustBKidn's profile
||Native Southern Californian
|Forum Post Count:
||4 days, 4 hours ago
||Trying to make a difference in the world since the 70's.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||I like New Stuff.
|What I do for a living:
||I try to put in an honest day's work for an honest day's pay.
||Grado SR80e (wow, and I mean, wow)
Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro (250)
Sony MDR 7506 w/Beyer earpad mod (Grado's kick these in the teeth)
Audio Technica ATH M40FS (Seems to need extended break-in to be listenable)
Koss KSC75 clip ons (amazing for $15 bucks, great for workouts)
Monoprice 108323 (Ear piece broke after < 1 yr of use, head band uncomfortable - don't buy these)
Razer Carcharias (broke after 6 yrs, nice while they lasted)
Sony MDR NC-40's (earpiece connection broke after 6-odd yrs)
Superlux HD 681 (broke after < 6 months of use, junk)
|Headphone Amp Inventory
Bravo Audio V2 (one stock, one modified)
(I'm not cheap, I'm frugal.)
Fiio E6 (these are junk IMO)
||Schiit Modi DAC
Pure i-20 iPod DAC (no longer sounds harsh - but I wonder why?)
||Monoprice RCA cable (this was a mistake)
Auvio RCA cable
Mediabridge USB cable (this is pretty nice)
|Other Audio Equipment
||iPod shuffle (my Nano finally broke)
Sandisk Clip for bike riding
A growing inventory of Bluetooth speakers
Sony DEJ011 Portable CD Player (these are becoming rare)
A JVC home theater system that I want to replace
A pair of speakers I built myself 25 years ago, complete with a passive crossover I designed myself.
My cell phone has a radio in it.
A nice Boston Acoustics HD radio with a flaky on-off volume knob, that I can't fix. Sounds great when I can get it to turn on.
||Does Tinnitus count?
||Fusion Jazz, Alt Rock, A Capella.
Former musician, enjoy almost any genre sans Rap, etc.
||I like going out to eat with my kids at every restaurant known to mankind.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||I have computers. Too many computers.
UmustBKidn's Recent Activity
Bravo Audio - funny looking little tube amps
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 12/3/16 at 4:28pm | 2687 replies | 434038 views
CanJam SoCal 2017 (April 8-9, 2017)
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 12/3/16 at 4:12pm | 84 replies | 2913 views
🌅 CanJam SoCal 2016 (March 19-20, 2016)
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 12/21/15 at 2:06pm | 1118 replies | 78254 views
What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Music 12/21/15 at 1:43pm | 70982 replies | 2231111 views
CanJam SoCal 2015 Impressions Thread
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 4/6/15 at 9:25pm | 954 replies | 183070 views
Explain your avatar
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 4/6/15 at 9:03pm | 2985 replies | 128860 views
Bill-P's Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro modding diary (including sibilance elimination)
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/6/15 at 8:43pm | 15 replies | 4212 views
CanJam Music Appreciation Contest
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Head-Direct Premier Sponsor Forum 4/2/15 at 1:05am | 294 replies | 12078 views
CanJam SoCal 2015, March 28-29, 2015
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 3/3/15 at 12:04am | 1338 replies | 136533 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 3/2/15 at 11:11pm | 14664 replies | 2779411 views
1 albumsView All Photos
UmustBKidn’s Embedded Photos
18 albumsView All Photos
Latest upload: Mar 28, 2015
Latest upload: Jan 30, 2015
Latest upload: Aug 25, 2014
Latest upload: Apr 6, 2014
Latest upload: Jan 2, 2014