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|Forum Post Count:
||12 hours, 44 minutes ago
||Born in 1978; have been into technical hobbies since childhood.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Photography, amateur radio, listening to music, reading, geeking out by my electronics workbench...
|What I do for a living:
||Working in engineering/R&D for a manufacturer of subsea handling equipment.
||AKG K240 (early nineties vintage)
AKG K450 for while on the go.
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||Benchmark DAC2 HGC
Nuforce uDAC-2 to keep the K450 company while traveling.
-A mid-nineties Marantz CD67 mkII CD player
-Cambridge Audio BD650 for SACD/DVD-A
-Denon TU-1500RD AM/FM tuner
-Linn LP12 ('04; no upgrades)
-DIY RIAA stage
||I have done enough work on matching transmission lines to not bother too much about the properties of the (for all intents and purposes) DC cables utilised in hi-fi.
|Other Audio Equipment
||Densen Beat B-100 integrated amp; System Audio Exact speakers and Velodyne CHT-12Q 12" subwoofer.
Sony PCM-M1 and Tascam DA-P1 DAT recorders; pair of Neumann KM184 mics; DIY phantom power when using the KM184s with the PCM-M1.
||Just about anything involving real instruments; rock, jazz, blues, pop, industrial, classical... I probably spend most time listening to the Einstürzende Neubauten, Neil Young, Tom Waits, The Pixies, Coltrane, Sibelius, Trembling Bells, Bonnie 'Prince' Billy, the list goes on and on...
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||My cameras! Both digital and analog, I love photography as a creative outlet. A couple of Nikon SLRs (D3; FM2n; FM3a; F4; F5; more optics than I care think about, amassed over the past 23 years.), a Leica M4 and a Zeiss Ikon ZM with 35&50mm Summicrons, 90 Tele-Elmarit, Fujica G690BL 6*9 ('Texas-Leica') with 65 (f/5.6), 100 and 180mm lenses.
OddE's Recent Activity
Why tubes but no equalization?
OddE posted in this thread in Sound Science Yesterday at 9:25 am | 21 replies | 463 views
Testing audiophile claims and myths
OddE posted in this thread in Sound Science 4/22/15 at 1:47pm | 4731 replies | 354612 views
What Are You Listening To Right Now? -New thread, new rules. Please read them.
24bit vs 16bit, the myth exploded!
OddE posted in this thread in Sound Science 4/7/15 at 7:33am | 3431 replies | 483166 views
Watches - another passion of ours, it seems...post your pics!
OddE posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 4/1/15 at 11:41pm | 9657 replies | 822157 views
The NIKON Thread (Talk About Nikon Stuff here)
OddE posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 3/19/15 at 4:44am | 5834 replies | 228509 views
Your 5 newest CDs (or LPs)
Audeze Robbed of LCD Series Headphones
OddE posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 3/12/15 at 9:06am | 215 replies | 31719 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
OddE posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 3/4/15 at 3:30am | 6133 replies | 1276413 views
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