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About Me:

Just got back from Vacation. Missed another meet, but I had fun.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Aside from Head-fi, I search for the mythical Honest Woman.

What I do for a living:

I help save the world from Evil.

Headphone Inventory

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)
Superlux HD 681 (for my son - nice $30 cans, and he can hear me when I holler at him)
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)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Magni
Bravo Audio V2 (one stock, one modified)
(I'm not cheap, I'm frugal.)

Fiio E6 (these are junk IMO)

Source Inventory

Schiit Modi DAC
Pure i-20 iPod DAC (no longer sounds harsh - but I wonder why?)

Cable Inventory

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
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.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Tubes. Lots of them.

Music Preferences

Mostly the Good Kind.

Interests (non-headphone)

Wait, didn't you already ask me that?

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

I have computers. Too many computers.

UmustBKidn's Recent Activity

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Bravo V2 - Review, Tube Rolling, Mods (coming soon)
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/14/14 at 12:52am | 16 replies | 6131 views
This Schiit is Bananas! $99 Schiit Magni Amp and $99 Modi DAC
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 8/14/14 at 12:41am | 1355 replies | 182051 views
Schiit Magni Headphone Amplifier
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/14/14 at 12:21am | 2151 replies | 264061 views
NEW Vali Schiit AMP!!!
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/14/14 at 12:15am | 4191 replies | 386913 views
Bravo Audio - funny looking little tube amps
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/14/14 at 12:05am | 2598 replies | 349157 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 7/21/14 at 12:07am | 2215 replies | 415766 views
Schiit Owners Unite
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/20/14 at 11:50pm | 6594 replies | 333423 views
START HERE: SoCal Head-Fier Introductions!
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in SoCal Head-Fiers Group 7/20/14 at 11:41pm | 126 replies | 3304 views
Headphones - WORN!!! - new thread - no nudity
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/14/14 at 2:15am | 5140 replies | 1057640 views
What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
UmustBKidn posted in this thread in Music 7/5/14 at 2:27am | 54474 replies | 1668248 views


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