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germanium

Location:

Tacoma Washington

Forum Post Count:

1653

Join Date:

9/24/06

Last Online:

1 hour, 13 minutes ago

About Me:

55 year old truck driver. Have been interested in audio since I was 5 years old but could never affo

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Computers, Electronics.

What I do for a living:

Truck Driver

Headphone Inventory

Etymotic Research ER4P with P to S converter
Denon AH-D1001 headphones

Headphone Amp Inventory

Headphone out from modded X-Fi titanium HD

Source Inventory

Computer with Modded X-Fi titanium HD card

Cable Inventory

Mostly home made

Power-Related Components

Belkin 1500VA battery back up

Other Audio Equipment

Modified M-Audio BX5 studio monitors. With modifications these are extremely high resolution. Stock they actually are not very good sounding.

Audio-Related Tweaks

D.C. coupling most amps in my setup. Metalized film bypass caps in al componants of the audio chain. Removal of subsonic filters

Music Preferences

Jazz, New age, classical &classic rock

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

Home built computer tweaking

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Jitter Correlation to Audibility
germanium posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/27/14 at 2:59am | 330 replies | 10046 views
Germanium's Sound blaster ZXR mod thread
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 8/26/14 at 4:39pm | 133 replies | 5962 views
Sennheiser HDVD800 Headphone Amplifier
germanium posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/27/14 at 3:14am | 2279 replies | 281108 views
What are head-fi members views on apt-x lossless codec (over bluetooth)?
germanium posted in this thread in Sound Science 7/23/14 at 10:44am | 85 replies | 45747 views
Buzzing sound coming from pc. Looking for solutions.
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/16/14 at 8:25am | 21 replies | 320 views
Creative Sound Blaster new series Z, Zx & ZxR
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/15/14 at 6:45pm | 2369 replies | 190485 views
$2 Realtek Audio Chip = $2000 DAC!
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/5/14 at 8:40am | 32 replies | 1473 views
How is "tube sound" even audible in modern headphone amps?
germanium posted in this thread in Sound Science 7/4/14 at 10:55pm | 365 replies | 8085 views
Topping VX1... anybody try it yet?
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/2/14 at 2:21pm | 102 replies | 15024 views
Please help me with my survey (about storage)
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/2/14 at 5:50am | 256 replies | 9814 views

 

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