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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Aviation (private pilot)
Audiophile, music lover
Amateur musician
Bicycling, running, hiking

What I do for a living:

Engineering & Math

Headphone Inventory

Audeze LCD-2 (2016) - for home listening
Audeze LCD-2 (2014 Fazor) - at work
Sennheiser HD-580, HD-600 - since the 1990s, still use them for casual home listening
Vsonic GR-07 Classic - IEMs for portables & traveling
Audeze LCD-X (2016) - trialed, compared, returned

Headphone Amp Inventory

Oppo HA-1 - my current and favorite at home
JDS Element - for computer audio at work
Meier Corda Jazz - for computer audio at home
Headroom Maxed out Home - one of the very first reference quality headphone amps, used for 15 years
Wheatfield HA-2 - excellent tube SET OTL amp, just not my cup of tea

Other Audio Equipment

Oppo BDP-83 - all-around player for any kind of disc
Behringer DEQ 24-96 - high quality digital EQ, the power of the dark side
Magnepan 3.6/R - 15+ years old and still going like new, love 'em
Adcom 5800 - 25 years old, still like new, sweet yet neutral and powerful, love this amp
Home-built ladder stepped attenuator - designed & built, used for years, then sold (replaced with Oppo HA-1)
Home-built DACT CT-100 - built from a kit, the most transparent phono amp in existence? Maybe. Still use occasionally for the LPs
Tascam SS-R1 - digital recorder
Rode NT-1A microphones - 1" cardiods, clean, fast, wide bandwidth

Audio-Related Tweaks

Big tube traps, Acoustic Foam, Digital EQ

Music Preferences

Classical, Baroque, Ancient, Medieval
Traditional, Folk, Jazz, Blues
Occasionally known rock out with Led Zep, Floyd, Rush, etc.

Interests (non-headphone)

Aviation (private pilot)
Amateur musician (flute, piccolo, bass flute, alto flute)
Bicycling, running, hiking

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

Computers, Airplanes, Bicycles, Cars

MRC001's Recent Activity

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Audeze LCD-2 Impressions Thread
MRC001 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/21/17 at 1:55pm | 10960 replies | 705860 views
Oppo HA-1 Impressions Thread
MRC001 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/21/17 at 1:40pm | 5006 replies | 556605 views
[REVIEW] HiFiMAN HE-500 vs Sennheiser HD600
MRC001 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/28/16 at 11:07am | 259 replies | 52745 views
4-bin balanced headphone extension cable
MRC001 posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 9/23/15 at 11:23am | 0 replies | 276 views
Amp recommendations for Audeze LCD-2
MRC001 posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 9/11/15 at 10:39pm | 8848 replies | 946649 views
reviewed by MRC001 7/30/15 at 8:27am
Hey guys, audiophile guy here, in need of a new soundCard
MRC001 posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 7/27/15 at 8:45pm | 5 replies | 146 views
Recommend a DAC+Headphone+preamp
MRC001 posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 7/27/15 at 12:53pm | 4 replies | 112 views
HRTF and binaural measurements of Sennheiser HD650, HD700, AKG K550
MRC001 posted in this thread in Sound Science 6/4/15 at 11:27am | 56 replies | 15472 views


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