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SunTanScanMan

Location:

London

Forum Post Count:

510

Join Date:

2/24/14

Last Online:

2 minutes ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Running

What I do for a living:

Student (Law)
Analyst

Headphone Inventory

Order of preference:
1. Audio-Technica ATH-W5000 - warmer and smoother and more refined than the W1000X. Enjoy using this headphone the most due to its midrange and treble. Classical especially.
2. Beyerdynamic T1 (with 100Ω or 175Ω resistor adaptor) - does every genre well, more open and flat sound than the ATs. Prefer the mids and treble of the W5000.
3. Sennheiser HD650
4. Audio-Technica ATH-W1000X (W5000 earpads) - very close to preference with the HD650, but end up reaching for the W5000 more if I want the AT sound.

Past:
Audio Technica ATH-AD700X
Steel Series Siberia V2 USB (I don't game much anymore, but these are great for Skype calling)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Meier Audio Corda Classic - probably the only amp that I need for a while, handles all my headphones with aplomb

HRT Microstreamer

Asus Xonar Essence STX

Source Inventory

Meier Audio Corda Daccord - love its crossfeed and bass boost

iPod Shuffle 2GB + Apple earbuds
Qobuz - 320kbps
foobar2000 - ALAC (I found iTunes most convenient for ripping CDs)
CDs

Other Audio Equipment

Roland Edirol MA15D Desktop Speakers

Music Preferences

mostly classical at the moment

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

Custom built PC
Canon PowerShot SX270 HS
Samsung Galaxy S4
My running shoes

SunTanScanMan's Recent Activity

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Sennheiser HD650 Impressions Thread
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 11:29 am | 26856 replies | 1570168 views
The Official Beyerdynamic T1 Impressions and Discussion Thread
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/5/15 at 2:50pm | 9278 replies | 528323 views
Best classical recordings...ever!
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Music 6/26/15 at 7:34am | 4156 replies | 121461 views
ATH-W1000X Thread!
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/10/15 at 10:42pm | 1905 replies | 134528 views
Show us your Head-Fi station at it's current state. No old pictures please...
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/7/15 at 3:04pm | 20158 replies | 2767526 views
New Audio Technica Woodies: ATH-W1000Z announced
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/1/15 at 5:08am | 190 replies | 24289 views
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SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Sound Science 5/29/15 at 1:06pm | 673 replies | 12445 views
Battlefield 4
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Video Games Discussion 5/29/15 at 4:58am | 307 replies | 8820 views
Breadcrumbs For Jazz
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Music 5/26/15 at 5:38pm | 24 replies | 353 views
Audio Technica ATH-W5000 headphones
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/6/15 at 7:41pm | 229 replies | 23429 views

 

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PC Audio Setup
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SunTanScanMan's Lists

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Future headphones to try out 4 Headphones
Last Updated 10/28/14
Current Headphones 5 Headphones
Last Updated 6/21/14
Current Headphone Amp 2 Headphone Amps
Last Updated 4/20/14
Current DAC 1 Source Components
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