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SunTanScanMan

Location:

London

Forum Post Count:

426

Join Date:

2/24/14

Last Online:

5 hours, 40 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 tone than the W1000X. Enjoy using this headphone the most due to its midrange and treble. Classical especially.
2. Beyerdynamic T1 (with 100Ω 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 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

Cable Inventory

Amazon Basics USB
Belkin Gold USB (about 10+ yrs old, bought with printer) (PC > Daccord)
Monoprice USB (PC > HRT Microstreamer)

Meier Audio RCA-to-RCA (Daccord > Classic)

QED Performance Digital Coaxial (PC > Daccord)
QED Performance Stereo Interconnects (Daccord > Roland Edirol MA-150D Speakers)

Other Audio Equipment

Roland Edirol MA15D Desktop Speakers

Music Preferences

Classical
50s/60s rock/jazz

and a sprinkling of the rest and an open mind to other genres

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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Audio Technica ATH-W5000 headphones
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 3:39 pm | 212 replies | 21087 views
Best classical recordings...ever!
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Music 3/26/15 at 7:02am | 3221 replies | 98832 views
The Official Beyerdynamic T1 Impressions and Discussion Thread
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 3/14/15 at 5:09am | 8793 replies | 495180 views
Pictures of your computer rigs! Post them here!
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Computer Audio 3/5/15 at 12:07pm | 9638 replies | 2883470 views
The Meaning of Life
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 2/27/15 at 5:37am | 36 replies | 754 views
Testing audiophile claims and myths
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Sound Science 2/24/15 at 3:07pm | 4172 replies | 337872 views
ATH-W1000X Appreciation Thread!
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/24/15 at 2:52pm | 1900 replies | 129477 views
New MEIER AUDIO headphone amp "CORDA CLASSIC"
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/19/15 at 1:09pm | 379 replies | 53512 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) 2/16/15 at 7:19am | 19867 replies | 2673224 views
Meier Audio Daccord
SunTanScanMan posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 2/4/15 at 9:55am | 602 replies | 48063 views

 

SunTanScanMan’s Photos

Current Headphones
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PC Audio Setup
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SunTanScanMan’s Embedded Photos

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SunTanScanMan's Lists

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Future headphones to try out 5 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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