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on 2/1/15

About Me:

Captain Riboflavin when in Superhero form (every fourth Thursday). Agent of Pax Agnitio.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Head-fi, Computer-fi, Photography-fi, Cat-fi, Wikipedia, Design, The Secret World: Illuminati.

What I do for a living:

Student and (former) Biomaterials Researcher

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD800, Beyerdynamic DT880, Denon D2000 (Lawton-style modifications), JH Audio JH-5 Custom, Audio Technica ATH-ANC9, Shure E-530, Audio Technica ATH-D1000 Digital Art Monitor, ATH-A900, ATH-FC700

Headphone Amp Inventory

Bryston BHA-1, Meier Audio Corda Opera, Headamp Pico Slim

Source Inventory

Schiit Gungnir, Mac Mini, Hackintosh, Macbook Pro, iPod 1G, iPod Classic.

Cable Inventory

Pro Audio LA Gotham/Neutrik interconnects, Monster shielded power cables, glass fibre Toslink, Tripp-Lite shielded USB cables, Molecule Headphone cable, Toxic Cables Headphone cable.

Power-Related Components

Furman PL Plus C Rackmount Power Conditioner, Sanyo Eneloop AAA rechargeable batteries, Computer PSU's by Seasonic and Delta, everything else uses linear and regulated rectifiers if possible.

Other Audio Equipment

Ears, Tannoy Reveals.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Op-amp rolling, Gaff Tape, Heatshrink, Zip Ties, CyanoAcrylate glue, aluminium foil, mylar, silicone glue, Sorobothane footies, earpads, research and logic.

Music Preferences

Trip-Hop (e.g. Imogen Heap, Dido, Jem), Israel-Pop (e.g. Korem, Mesika, Peles, HaDag Nachash), Modern Jazz (e.g. Hiromi), Classical (e.g. Tchaikovski, Rostropovich, Mendelssohn ), Soundtracks (especially Nyman, Kanno, Kawai, Hisaishi), "Alternative" (e.g. Faulilage, Fine Frenzy, Marlin, Carlton, McLachlan, Jones, Coldplay, Sting, Furtado, Lunik), Electropop (Uh Huh Her, Metric, Delerium) Pop (Madonna, Lilly Allen, Lavigne), Trance (Sleepthief, Above and Beyond), "Indie" (BoA)

No particular order.

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

Canon 5D, Canon EOS L Lenses, Hackintosh, my beloved and largely useless G4 Cube, FEI SEMs, PS3, homemade gaming PC.

Chromako's Recent Activity

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Fostex TH900 vs Senn HD800
Chromako posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/29/13 at 9:32pm | 81 replies | 28141 views
Does it get much better than the HD800?
Chromako posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/19/13 at 1:13am | 356 replies | 41334 views
Most underrated and overrated headphone? For a bit of fun :)
Chromako posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/16/13 at 9:38am | 494 replies | 40978 views
24-bit audio a con, according to Gizmodo
Chromako posted in this thread in Sound Science 10/5/13 at 1:11pm | 209 replies | 10906 views
Is 80% of "hi-fi" just EQ?
Chromako posted in this thread in Sound Science 10/5/13 at 3:35am | 47 replies | 3857 views
Engadget Q&A!
Chromako posted in this thread in Jude 9/24/13 at 1:53am | 40 replies | 18226 views
Sennheiser HDVD800 Headphone Amplifier
Chromako posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/19/13 at 9:24pm | 2546 replies | 326831 views
HD800 or LCD2 - questions about long-term comfort and longevity
Chromako posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/17/13 at 10:23pm | 68 replies | 9257 views
USB Cable popularity check
Chromako posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/16/13 at 11:48pm | 163 replies | 24266 views
Sealing pre existing holes T50RP need help
Chromako posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 9/15/13 at 7:54pm | 1 replies | 85 views


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