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daveyostrow

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About Me:

If its not broke, make it better.
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What I do for a living:

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Headphone Inventory

Current:
DJE-1500
xba40
Brainwavz R3
OM Audio inearpeace
Gratitudes
she9700
ES10
ES700
Onkyo ES-HF300
creative live!


"History":
Yamaha pro500 - awesome... awe-some
Monster Npulse - not as awesome
a900x - too "refined" for me, bulky
WS99 - more warm than deep (bass)
xb500 - EQ for amazing performance
Momentum on-ear - pretty impressive, sound leaks
mikros 90 - sweet, terrible fit
JVC HA-S680
jvc S500
jvc S400 - nice mids and clean rumbling bass
HTF600 - very open sound, leaks a bit
Dennon D1000
Alessandro MS1 - sweet open cans
Grado sr80
Grado sr60
HD-280 pro - hurts my head
skullcandy aviator - not bad, not bad at all
Somic EFi82 MT - not impressed
-InEar-
xba-H3
DN1000
Altone 200
IM02
kc06A
kc06 - o so sweet, and clear, and wide, and...
tenore - ok, mids are distant, too bland for me
XB90EX (friend) - deep bass, clean mids... one of a kind
cardo basso - bring the bass (budget king)
IM50 - too much midbass warmth
B3 pro - power hungry/ boring
m200 - balanced beast
fx700 - very open sounding
XBA-40 - 3D, clean bass, but source dependent
XBA-30 -
XBA-3 (x2) - clear, amazing imaging, but metallic highs
xba-h1 - eh
sm3v2 - 3D
cks1000 - big sound
e-Q5 (x2) - clean, sweet, wide... rock on
heaven iv (mom) - mids... very mids
ie8i - i dont get the fuss
tdk ie800 - solid
ASG 1.3 - a little better
ASG1.2 - warm and intimate, highs too smooth
X10 (friend)
Onkyo IE-HF300
DGS100
JVC fx201
AKG AK323
Westone 3
yamaha eph-100 - bassy and "balanced"
sony MH1c - smooth criminal
ba200
t-peos h-100
fxz200 - more bass, not as clean as fxz100
fxz100 - pretty good, bulky and plasticky, but good
Teac ze-1000
fx3x - beast
Adagio iii - elegant, clear with punchy bass, sharp highs
SM2 v2
Brainwavz M1
Sony ex510
sony eb60ex
Fischer Eterna V1 - pure fun
CKM500
Denon c560r
Brainwavz M4
CKM50 (friend)
jvc fx40
TFTA-2100-2V1S
Triple.Fi 10 (x2) - outdated, but can still stand with the best
cor150 (bratha)
Denon C710 (friend) -
NE-700M (friend)
Panasonic HJE900 - Tank, literally
meelectronics cc51p
SHE9850 (friend)
SHE3580 (friend)
Denon c700
Denon C551k - served me well
XBi - fun, needs EQ
Xears td-II
PR100
Vsonic R02 Pro (friend)
Crossroads X3
altec im616
altec im716
er6i
go vibes
CX300 (senn's of ebay) + Razor version.

Headphone Amp Inventory

Dragonfly
ZO2
Uamp107
Ele usb DAC -sold-
fiio e7 rebrand -returned-
Fiio E3 -sold-

Source Inventory

HTC First
Itouch 4g -sold-
SansaClip+
Samsung P2 -sold-

Audio-Related Tweaks

Used Black electric tape around the MS1 cups instead of the clear tape mod and it works wonders to bass.
dt250 plates + pads installed on jvc s400

Music Preferences

whatever gets me toes tappin... may require different phones for different tones.

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The NEW JVC FX850..Woodie perfection?. (A review)
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