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Music Alchemist

Pokémon trainer of headphones

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Headphone Inventory

Audeze LCD-X [soon]
Koss KTXPRO1
Fostex TH900
Yamaha HPH-MT220 (x2)
JVC HA-SZ2000
Yamaha HPH-MT8
Koss Porta Pro KTC

[not in use; PM me if you want 'em]

Koss KTXPRO1 [modified]
Sennheiser PX 100-II
Koss UR55
JVC HA-MR77X

[had]

Apple iPod Earphones
AudioQuest NightHawk
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700
Audio-Technica ATH-M30x
Audio-Technica ATH-M40x
Audio-Technica ATH-M50x (x2)
beyerdynamic DT 880 Edition 600 Ω
Bose QuietComfort 15
Focal Elear
Focal Spirit Professional (x2)
HIFIMAN HE400i [modified]
JVC HA-M55X
JVC HA-RX700
Koss KSC75
Koss UR40
Koss UR55
Logitech Ultimate Ears 350
MartinLogan Mikros 90
Monoprice 8323
NVX XPT100 (x2)
PENDULUMIC STANCE S1+
Philips SHP9500
Pioneer SE-300
Sennheiser HD 280 PRO [modified]
Sennheiser HD 590 Prestige
Sennheiser HD 650
Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser MOMENTUM
Skullcandy Crusher
Sony MDR-7506
Sony MDR-V6
STAX SR-30
STAX SR-207
Stellar Labs 35-5960
Ultrasone HFI 780
V-MODA Crossfade LP
Yamaha HPH-MT220
many others

Headphone Amp Inventory

[had]

FiiO E11 Kilimanjaro
FiiO FUJIYAMA-E06
Lepai LP-2020A+
Pyle PHA40
Schiit Magni 2 Uber
STAX SRD-4
STAX SRM-212

Source Inventory

Chord Mojo
Schiit Fulla
Alienware M11x R2

[had]

DAC
Schiit Modi 2

DAC/amps
Creative Sound Blaster E1
Schiit Fulla

DAPs
Apple iPod classic 160 GB
Creative NOMAD Jukebox Zen
Creative NOMAD Jukebox Zen Xtra 60 GB

Cable Inventory

mini-stereo
Belkin F8V203tt06-E3-P (6')

3.5 mm stereo male plug / 2 RCA male plug
Monoprice 665 (6')
another, not sure of the brand

headphone
V-MODA Audio Only Cable (black, 79")

LOD (line out dock)
FiiO L9

[had]

2 RCA male plug / 2 RCA male plug male/male cable
Monoprice 5346 (1.5')

USB 2.0 A male / B male cable
Monoprice 5437 (3')

Power-Related Components

surge protectors
RCA SCTV90
Belkin BE106000-06R

Other Audio Equipment

hard drive array (currently used only for storage)
Buffalo DriveStation Quad 12 TB (HD-QL12TU3R5)

ear pads
Brainwavz sheepskin leather

speakers
Diamond Audio Technology GEM2.0-USB

CD-RW/DVD±RW drive
LG GP10NB20 Portable Super Multi Drive

headphone stand
Geekria FortuneCat EJJ-0001-01

some old stereos and portable CD players

some cable adapters

software
dBpoweramp Reference R14.4
Exact Audio Copy V1.0 beta 4

music collection
tons of CDs
~50 DVDs
~50 vinyl LPs and EPs
a few hundred digital albums
a few cassette tapes

electric guitars
Epiphone Les Paul Classic with flame maple top
Epiphone Les Paul Classic with quilt maple top
two others that are so rare I don't even know their names

guitar pickups
Gibson 500T Super Ceramic Humbucker

guitar amp
Fender Frontman 25R

three or four electronic keyboards

a trombone

[had]

headphone filter
Synergistic Research HOT

software
Sonarworks Reference 3 Headphone

acoustic guitar
Gibson L-00 (from the 1930s)

trombone
Bach Professional Bb/F Tenor Model 42B Stradivarius with F attachment

[heard]

headphones
Abyss AB-1266
Bose QuietComfort 25
Bose QuietComfort 35
Bose SoundTrue II
Bowers & Wilkins P7
HIFIMAN HE6
HIFIMAN HE1000
Sennheiser HD 558
Sennheiser MOMENTUM On-Ear
V-MODA Crossfade M-100
various others

DAC/amps
Sennheiser HDVD 800
Simaudio MOON Neo 430HAD

DAP
FiiO X3

Audio-Related Tweaks

EQ up the wazoo!
JVC HA-MR77X pads on the JVC HA-SZ2000.

Music Preferences

Metal, electronic, classical, folk, pop, rock, rap, jazz, R&B, ambient...nearly everything. I particularly love anything with dramatic choirs!

Interests (non-headphone)

I have been in orchestras, wind ensembles, marching bands, a jazz band, metal band, etc., and have done vocals practically my entire life, piano since ~1993, and trombone and guitar since ~1996.

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

manual SLR camera
Pentax K1000

countless video game consoles

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