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Corporate I.T. stuff.

Headphone Inventory

Audio Technica ATH-W3000ANV (My goto phone for late night listening.)
FAD Piano Forte VIII (New acquisition. I desperately need to update my amp and DAC in order to see what these can do. A little nervous about how fragile the cable looks.)
Grado SR125 (I resurrect these occasionally but for me they are a little bright).
JVC HAS400B (Cheap as chips and sound surprisingly good. A nice change of pace from iem's while on the street.)
Rock It Sounds R-50 (For places and people where the XBA-40s just look too weird.)
Sony XBA-40 (Nice. Lower end oomph that I was missing from the R-50s. Electronica is awesome on these.)
Stax SR-007 Mk1 (Not much use at the moment. The Stax amp is a little under powered for these but I really need to look seriously at getting a better source.)
Thunderpants (These sound fine and look the business.)

Past Infatuations
Etymotic ER4P (Broken cable so gently resting in its container.)
Yamaha EPH-100 (Left driver gave up the ghost. Sadly missed.)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Project Ember. Neat little hybrid amp with DIY roots.
Stax SRM-1/Mk-2 PP

Gone and Forgotten
Meier Audio Corda Aria (headphone amplifier and USB DAC). Although I owned this for years it was barely adequate.

Source Inventory

Super GEEK portable DAC & headphone amp (Kickstarter project - estimated delivery January 2014). This little fellow will support high res formats like DSD & DXD.
GEEK Pulse (indiegogo project - desktop version and due in first quarter of 2014).
GEEK Blue (indiegogo project - add-on to Pulse to stream audio via Bluetooth due in first quarter of 2014).
Valab NOS USB. This is a cheap and soulless DAC. Looking forward for the reviews for the premium Schit DAC for a possible upgrade.

Other Audio Equipment

Anthem Integrated 225 SS amplifier
Osborn Eclipse speakers

Music Preferences

Progressive Rock, Chill-out & downtempo electronic styles, chamber music / string quartets, classical guitar, ukulele music, minimalism (e.g. Steve Reich). My music horizons are constantly expanded by my 2 daughters whose tastes range from gangster rap, various forms of house / dj dance styles to eclectic and obscure bands - the more unknown the better.

Interests (non-headphone)

I commute daily on a Rocky Mountain bike. I'll never make the tour de France but it is awesome being out and enjoying being a big kid.

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Where to get flac files
TIMITS posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 7/5/14 at 5:44pm | 9 replies | 172 views
Out Of Your Head - new virtual surround simulator
TIMITS posted in this thread in Computer Audio 4/25/14 at 6:59pm | 180 replies | 12014 views
Light Harmonic GEEK
TIMITS posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 4/18/14 at 3:34am | 1057 replies | 64158 views
B.M.C. Announces PureDAC
TIMITS posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/14/14 at 7:09pm | 190 replies | 18302 views
Analog Squared Paper Discussion and Appreciation Thread.
TIMITS posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 9/26/13 at 4:40am | 3472 replies | 95918 views
Three DACs, Four Videos: Audio-gd NFB-10ES2, Andio D2 and Resonessence Invicta
TIMITS posted in this thread in Currawong 9/1/13 at 5:09am | 7 replies | 1005 views
Project Ember Review
TIMITS posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/26/13 at 4:16am | 200 replies | 19712 views
Audiobyte Hydra: High-End USB interface
TIMITS posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/13/13 at 1:16am | 183 replies | 13815 views
Bakoon HPA-21 headphone amplifier
TIMITS posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/3/13 at 8:58pm | 411 replies | 39894 views
Phonak Audéo Still in the IEM business?
TIMITS posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 8/2/13 at 10:52pm | 2 replies | 122 views


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