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Orange County, California

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on 11/14/16

About Me:

Audiophile for 20 years and ex-vinyl junkie

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Cycling, Kendo (3 dan), Photography

What I do for a living:

Head Of Products @ Pro.Ultimateears.Com
Product development, R&D, User Experience

Headphone Inventory

Ultimate Ears (everything + prototypes)
AKG K702
Audio Technica ATH-ES7
Denon AH-D5000
Grado SR325
Grado GS 1000i
Pioneer HDJ-2000
Sennheiser HD650
Sennheiser HD800
Ultrasone Edition 10

Headphone Amp Inventory

All models

Ray Samuels:
Shadow, Predator, SR-71A, SR-71B. HR-2 (added EAR damping), Hornet, XP-7


Woo Audio:
WA 6

Benchmark Media

Studio Amps:
Behringer HA-4700, Samson S-Phone, Carvin, Sonifex, Rane, ART

Source Inventory

Astell & Kern (all models)
Macbook Pro, Mac Mini, Macbook Air
April Music Stell DA220
April Music Stello U3
Logitech Squeezebox Transporter
Sonic Frontiers TransDac
California Audio Labs CD Player
Pioneer PD-65 (mod'ed)

Cable Inventory

Highwire, Wireworld, Cardas, Shunyata, ESP, Hovland, Aural Symphonics, DH Labs

Power-Related Components

Chang Lighspeed
Absolute Power

Audio-Related Tweaks

Michael Green Audiopoints
Shun-Mook Mpingo disc
Yamamura blocks
EAR damping sheets
Townshed Seismic Sinks

Music Preferences

Jazz, Blue, R&B, Rock, Asian Pop, Enka

Interests (non-headphone)

Horn speakers, SE tube amps

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

Nikon D3s
GoPro Hero 4 Silver
Sony Alpha 6000
iPhone 6 Plus
2013 Focus Izalco Pro 1.0 with Shimano Dura-Ace, Industry 9 C41
Oakley Jawbreaker
All Japan Custom Kendo Gear

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Ultimate Ears UE 900 Discussion and Impressions Thread
VL posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 7/1/15 at 9:00am | 4303 replies | 567738 views
Head-Fi CES 2015 Highlights
VL posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/18/15 at 9:09am | 136 replies | 74387 views
Ultimate Ears In-Ear Reference Monitors Review
VL posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 1/29/15 at 12:12pm | 715 replies | 74366 views
Pioneer HDJ-2000 Headphone with Cardas cable
VL posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 11/5/13 at 9:52am | 0 replies | 144 views
Denon AH-D600 For Sale
VL posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 11/5/13 at 9:49am | 1 replies | 247 views
added a new profile pic 4/5/11 at 11:02am
    SAN DIEGO Meet, April 23
    VL posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 3/24/11 at 11:15am | 283 replies | 13204 views


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