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||Native Southern Californian
|Forum Post Count:
||3 hours, 5 minutes ago
||I'm an old divorced guy with a geeky sense of humor.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Head-Fi, good food, drink, stimulating conversation and debate. Can't stand bullies or liars.
|What I do for a living:
||Professional Computer Geek. Really. Yes I'm old, but that just makes me smarter and better looking.
||Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro (250)
Sony MDR 7506 w/Beyer earpad mod (very nice btw)
Audio Technica ATH M40FS (Seems to need extended break-in to be listenable)
Monoprice 108323 (Gave to my son - he hates them too - uncomfortable and cheezy)
Razer Carcharias (broke after 6 yrs)
Sony MDR NC-40's (earpiece connection broke after 6-odd yrs)
|Headphone Amp Inventory
Bravo Audio V2 (x 2)
(I'm not cheap, I'm frugal.)
Fiio E6 (these are junk IMO)
||Schiit Modi DAC
Pure i-20 iPod DAC (using this again, carefully)
||Monoprice RCA cable (this was a mistake)
Auvio RCA cable
Mediabridge USB cable (this is pretty nice)
|Other Audio Equipment
||iPod shuffle and Nano
Sony DEJ011 Portable CD Player (these are becoming rare)
A JVC home theater system that I want to replace
An ancient Kenwood solid state amp demo unit (circa 1980)
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 HD radio.
||Tubes. Lots of them.
||Mostly the Good Kind.
||Wait, didn't you already ask me that?
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||I have computers. Too many computers.
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Bravo Audio - funny looking little tube amps
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What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
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Schiit Owners Unite
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Explain your avatar
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 3/8/14 at 1:18am | 2682 replies | 73344 views
Official 2014 SoCal Head-Fi Meet, March 22, 2014, Westin South Coast Plaza
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 3/7/14 at 3:41am | 428 replies | 15116 views
BeyerDynamic owners unite...
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/7/14 at 3:37am | 1655 replies | 137076 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 3/6/14 at 4:21am | 440 replies | 75067 views
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