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Join Date:

9/27/01

Last Online:

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About Me:

I got into headphones because I listen to music at work to get into the programming groove.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Computer programming, photography, 3D illustration, digital video.

What I do for a living:

Computer programmer

Headphone Inventory

AKG K1000, K701, K501, K401; Sennheiser HD 600 w Cardas cable, HD 580, PX 200 II, PXC 250; Sony MDR-7506

Headphone Amp Inventory

Daily use: PIMETA v2 with AD843 and TREAD; Benchmark DAC-1 PRE

Occasional use: PPA v1 with STEPS power supply and Glassman buffers.

Shelfware: A whole passel of other DIY amps; Creek OBH-11 with OBH-2 power supply; Corda HA-1

Source Inventory

These days, I primarily listen to high bit rate AAC streamed over AirPlay and decoded by a quality DAC. The two I use most for pleasure are a Benchmark DAC-1 PRE and a Parasound Zdac.

Power-Related Components

A couple of Monster power centers

Other Audio Equipment

Basic turntable setup, with a toob. (Just one.)

Music Preferences

Trey Anastasio (with and without Phish), Santana, Pink Floyd, The Grateful Dead, Eric Clapton, Jovanotti, Scorpions, ZZ Top, War, They Might Be Giants, The String Cheese Incident, Jimmy Buffett, Mark Knopfler (with and without Dire Straits), Neil Diamond, Loreena McKennitt.

Interests (non-headphone)

Electronics, computer programming, 3D modeling and rendering, reading

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