Head-Fi.org › TIMITS's profile




Forum Post Count:


Join Date:


Last Online:

2 hours, 9 minutes ago

What I do for a living:

Corporate I.T. stuff.

Headphone Inventory

Earsonics S-EM6 (Shiny new toy to play with.)
Audio Technica ATH-W3000ANV (My goto phone for late night listening.)
FAD Piano Forte VIII (A little nervous about how fragile the cable looks.)
Grado SR125 (I resurrect these occasionally but for me they are a too 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

Hifiman HM-901 with IEM card (too new to comment).
Super GEEK portable DAC & headphone amp (Kickstarter project). 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.

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

iPad Air 2

TIMITS's Recent Activity

(Uncheck the summary view to see ALL the gory details!) (Check the summary view to simplify the activity feed.)
Bakoon HPA-21 headphone amplifier
TIMITS posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/27/14 at 1:03am | 566 replies | 54982 views
Where to get flac files
TIMITS posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 7/5/14 at 5:44pm | 9 replies | 231 views
Out Of Your Head - new virtual surround simulator
TIMITS posted in this thread in Computer Audio 4/25/14 at 6:59pm | 403 replies | 31516 views
Light Harmonic GEEK
TIMITS posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 4/18/14 at 3:34am | 1366 replies | 92939 views
B.M.C. Announces PureDAC
TIMITS posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 2/14/14 at 7:09pm | 290 replies | 27236 views
Analog Squared Paper Discussion Thread.
TIMITS posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 9/26/13 at 4:40am | 3555 replies | 109196 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 | 1280 views
Project Ember Review
TIMITS posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/26/13 at 4:16am | 338 replies | 31495 views
Audiobyte Hydra: High-End USB interface
TIMITS posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/13/13 at 1:16am | 188 replies | 18039 views


TIMITS’s Photos

2 photos
Latest upload: May 9, 2012
2 photos
Latest upload: Oct 17, 2011

TIMITS’s Embedded Photos

TIMITS's photos in Audiobyte Hydra: High-End USB interface - appreciation thread
1 photo
Latest upload: Aug 13, 2013
TIMITS's photos in Bakoon HPA-21 headphone amplifier, one of the best
1 photo
Latest upload: Jul 27, 2014
TIMITS's photos in Bakoon AMP-11R Headphone and Integrated Amplifier
1 photo
Latest upload: Dec 21, 2012
TIMITS's photos in New Jecklin Float QA !!!
8 photos
Latest upload: Aug 6, 2012

TIMITS's Lists

0 Lists
No lists.

Head-Fi.org › TIMITS's profile