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germanium

Location:

Tacoma Washington

Forum Post Count:

1637

Join Date:

9/24/06

Last Online:

37 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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Creative Sound Blaster new series Z, Zx & ZxR
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio Today at 4:29 am | 2235 replies | 173859 views
$2 Realtek Audio Chip = $2000 DAC!
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/5/14 at 8:40am | 32 replies | 1114 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 | 6806 views
Topping VX1... anybody try it yet?
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/2/14 at 2:21pm | 73 replies | 10618 views
Please help me with my survey (about storage)
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 7/2/14 at 5:50am | 248 replies | 8591 views
Germanium's Sound blaster ZXR mod thread
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 6/29/14 at 4:48pm | 94 replies | 3936 views
studio monitors or regular computer speakers for office?
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 6/14/14 at 7:28pm | 15 replies | 435 views
Creative ZxR or STX II
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 6/6/14 at 9:25pm | 4 replies | 291 views
ASUS Xonar Essence STX II
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 5/25/14 at 9:11am | 85 replies | 23254 views
Weak part of my rig? From where to start from an upgrade?
germanium posted in this thread in Computer Audio 5/7/14 at 5:06pm | 16 replies | 295 views

 

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