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Music Alchemist

Pokémon trainer of headphones

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Other Audio Equipment

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current inventory; in use
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speakers
JBL LSR305

DAC
Schiit Modi Multibit [incoming]

DAC/amps
iFi micro iDSD
Schiit Fulla 2

passive preamp
Schiit SYS

speaker stands
Samson MS200

USB power isolator
Schiit Wyrd [coming back]

laptop computer
Alienware M11x R2

digital music player
foobar2000

surge protector
Belkin BE106000-06R

XLR male to RCA male cable
Monoprice 4777 (6') (x2)

3.5 mm TRS to 2 XLR male cable
AxcessAbles TRS18-DXLR403M (9.8')

2 RCA male to 2 RCA male cable
Monoprice 2869 (3')

3.5 mm male to 2 RCA male cable
Monoprice 665 (6')

USB 2.0 A male to B male cable
Monoprice 5437 (3') [incoming]
some no name [incoming]

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current inventory; not in use
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headphones
Koss KTXPRO1 (x3)
JVC HA-SZ2000
Koss Porta Pro KTC
Koss UR55
JVC HA-MR77X

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

speakers
Diamond GEM2.0-USB

ear pads
Brainwavz sheepskin leather

headphone stand
Geekria FortuneCat EJJ-0001-01

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

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 amp
Fender Frontman 25R

guitar pickup
Gibson 500T Super Ceramic Humbucker

three or four electronic keyboards

a trombone

XLR male to XLR female cable
AxcessAbles XLR-XLR20 (20') (x2)

1/4" TRS to XLR male cable
AxcessAbles TRS14-XLR115M (15') (x2)

3.5 mm male to 2 RCA male cable
some no name

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

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

LOD (line out dock) cable
FiiO L9

USB 2.0 A male to B male cable
some no name [incoming]

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previous inventory
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headphones
Apple iPod Earphones
Audeze LCD-2F Rosewood
Audeze LCD-X
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)
Fostex TH900
HIFIMAN HE400i
HIFIMAN HE500
JVC HA-M55X
JVC HA-RX700
Koss ESP950
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
Sennheiser HD 590 Prestige
Sennheiser HD 600
Sennheiser HD 650
Sennheiser HD 700
Sennheiser HD 800
Sennheiser MOMENTUM
Sennheiser PX 100-II
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-MT8
Yamaha HPH-MT220 (x3)
many others

headphone amps
FiiO E11 Kilimanjaro
FiiO FUJIYAMA-E06
Koss E90
Pyle PHA40
Schiit Magni 2 Uber
STAX SRM-212

electret converter
STAX SRD-4

speaker amp
Lepai LP-2020A+

DAC
Schiit Modi 2

DAC/amps
Chord Mojo
Creative Sound Blaster E1
Schiit Fulla (x2)

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

portable computer
Raspberry Pi 2 Model B

power supply
iFi iPower 9V

headband
Audeze microsuede (brown)

ear pads
Audeze microsuede (black)

headphone stands
Brainwavz Peridot (x2)

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

headphone cables
Charleston Canare for Audeze: 4-pin XLR, 15'
Charleston Canare for HIFIMAN: 4-pin XLR, 15'
Charleston Canare for HIFIMAN: 1/4", 15'

2 RCA male to 2 RCA male cable
Monoprice 5346 (1.5')

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

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auditioned equipment
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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.
Blu-tack & custom cable on one Koss KTXPRO1.

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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