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kostalex

Location:

Novosibirsk, Russia

Forum Post Count:

1887

Join Date:

12/23/06

Last Online:

1 week, 5 days ago

About Me:

enlightener

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

usability, industrial design, branding

What I do for a living:

entrepreneur

Headphone Inventory

Current rigs:
[laptop] > HM-602 > KDE250 | RE262
Sansa Clip+ > MDR-Q68LW

Gone but not forgotten: TM5, PK3, KSC-35km, ER-4P/S with custom tips, PK1, G2A, G1A, DT770/80 Pro, RE0, MDR-F1, AH-D2000, SR225, Shure E500, ER-6i, ATH-AD700.

I auditioned 100+ headphones and owned 30+ of them.

Headphone Amp Inventory

See above. Gone:
- HDP
- Pico DAC/amp
- iBasso D10
- XIN Supermicro IV (best for Ety, DT990, nice for Kosses)
- TTVJ Millet Portable (best for Yuins OK1)
- iBasso D3
- FIIO E5, E3, E1 (useless crap, sorry)
- Meier Corda Move (drives HD650 well)
- Laconic LunchBox II (brings life to DT880)
- iBasso D2 Viper (drives D2000 well when op-amp rolled)
- PA2V2
- Headroom Total Airhead
- Headroom Total Bithead
- Audio-Technica AT-HA2

Source Inventory

See above. Gone:
- Pico DAC/amp
- Sansa Clip
- Classic 160 Gb
- Sansa Fuze 8 Gb
- Cowon D2
- Echo Indigo DJ
- Squeezebox Duet
- iPod 5.5G 80GB
- iPod 5G 60GB
- iPod Nano 4GB 1st gen

Cable Inventory

- Chorus
- Some DIY Mogami Neglex and navships SPC ICs and headphone cables
- SendStation PocketDock line out usb
- many inexpensive cables

Other Audio Equipment

Basic multimedia 5.1 set + 5.1 USB sound card

Audio-Related Tweaks

KSC-35km, PortaGold, PK1km

Music Preferences

Too many genres to list, I love music and hate noise. My most favorite genre is blues.

Interests (non-headphone)

philosophy, psychology, tai chi chuan

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

e-cigarettes, bags

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kostalex posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 8/3/13 at 11:41am | 14 replies | 1048 views
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Yuin OK1 - review and comparisons.
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Sennheiser Gains New MOMENTUM
kostalex posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 8/31/12 at 10:10pm | 459 replies | 60750 views
[REVIEW] Blox M2c
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