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pataburd

Location:

RURAL New York State

Forum Post Count:

4311

Join Date:

7/1/03

Last Online:

10 hours, 6 minutes ago

About Me:

Filipino/American from family of nine children. Enjoy practicing and studying Roman Catholicism.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Mariology, Traditional Latin Mass, Patrology, Catholic Apologetics, Poetry.

What I do for a living:

Assistant Professor of Mathematics at a two-year college

Headphone Inventory

Headphones/Earphones/Earbuds PAST:
Sennheiser HD580,600,650;RAL/HD580,600,650;Cardas, Headphile/HD600
HD214,MX500, MX450
Beyerdynamic DT880/2003 (YAY!),DT880/2005(BOO!)
Audio Technica ATH-A900LTD
Ultrasone HFI-2200 ULE, Proline 750,2500,RAL/Proline 750, 2500
Grado SR-60,80,225,325i; Alessandro MS-2
AKG K501,APS V2/K501,K701,Moon SDV2 K701,RAL/K701,K340 (w/screen mod and velvet pads)
Denon AH-D2000
Etymotic ER-4S (two iterations)
Ultimate Ears Super.fi 5Pro
K240 sextett
Denon AH-D5000
DT880/2003 (2nd iteration)
Tesla T1
Ultrasone Proline 750 (3rd iteration)
ZXAC UP-OCC "Impact" re-cabled DT880/600
Audeze LCD-2, Rev. 2
Enigma UP-OCC Silver re-cabled AKG K501
ZXAC UP-OCC re-cabled Ultrasone PRO 2500
Ultrasone PRO 2900
Denon AH-D7000
Sennheiser HD-201
Recabled Audio Technica ATH-AD700
HifiMAN HE-500
HifiMAN HE-5LE
KEF M500
HifiMAN HE-6 (HeadphoneLounge SilverRay Balanced cable)
TEAC incore ZE-1000

Headphones PRESENT:
Ultrasone HFI-780 with open cell foam disc mod
Martin Logan Mikros 90: (1)Stock, (2)BASS-mod and (3)SPACEY-mod (w/Teds Headfood UPOCC silver and copper SE cables)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Headphone amps PAST:
JMT Pimeta Home
Gilmore V2-SE
Meier Audio HA-2,Prehead,HeadFive,HA-2 Mk.II SE
SinglePower MPX3
G&W T2.6F
Darkvoice 336i
Dynahi Veda SE
Little Dot Mk. III
Bada PH-12 (stock)
Darkvoice 337
[AK]Zip HA-1, MKII
WeeeeeeSquirrel Overhaulin' 336SE
PHENIX G3 T7
AMC XIA integrated (for HE-5LE)
Qinpu X-1.0A integrated (for HE-6)

Headphone amps PRESENT:
Fitz-improved Bada PH-12 ULTRA (hybrid)
cfcubed beta 22 (ss)
Lehmann Black Cube Linear (ss)
custom-built KMF Audio headphone amp
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Linn Intek integrated
Denon AVR-1905 (A/V receiver)

Source Inventory

Sources past:
EVS-modded SONY 9000ES
SONY DVP-775
Panasonic S47

Sources present:
EVS-modded SONY BDP-S780
EVS-modded Oppo 970HD
RAM-modded Samsung DVD HD-841
Denon DVD-1940CI

Cable Inventory

EVS IC100, MAC AgQ, Millersound digital coax, Millersound IC; MAC Source and HC power cables, Iego 70530 PCs, Virtue Audio Nirvana ICs, SilverSound Trilogy IC, Belkin UP-OCC speaker cable, Neotech UP-OCC ICs, JW Audio Cryo speaker cable.

28AWG solid core UP-OCC copper cryo-treated cable for HifiMAN
28 AWG solid core UP-OCC silver cryo-treated cable for HifiMAN

Power-Related Components

Versalab Woodblock, Powervar and OneAC power conditioners, power wraps

Other Audio Equipment

Pre-Head-fi Rig:
EVS-modded Sony 9000ES
Kora Titan Monoblocks
Millersound IC and speaker cable
Aliante Model One Pinanfarina monitors (cherry)
Sunfire True Subwoofer Mk.II
Virtual Mode PC-1, ClearPower power conditioners

Current Home (1):
RAM/Samsung HD841
Proton 440 tuner
Qinpu A-1.0X
Wharfedale Diamond 9.1

Current Home (2)
Sony BDP-S580
Denon AVR 1905
Sim2 HT-300E
Mission AVR 7.1

Current apartment:
EVS/Sony BDP-S780
Parasound T/DQ-1600 tuner
Linn Intek
KEF iQ10
Martin Logan Dynamo 700

Audio-Related Tweaks

PowerVar and ONEAC power conditioners,
DakiOm HR203,R203, MA203, MA253, F203, F273
Herbies Hal-O and Duende tube dampers,Ebony domes
gabon ebony footers, chassis dampers
DIY "Cloud 9-to-5" suspension platforms
Vibrapod cones/footers
Marigo Signature disc mat
Walker Talisman de-magnitizer/staticizer
EVS Ground Enhancers
GIEN graphite disc mat
SID disc mat

Music Preferences

Early period music
Baroque (J.S. Bach)
Romantic
"Pre-modern" Jazz
Pre-1970's Country & Western
R&R from the '60's and '70's
'80's Pop
World

Interests (non-headphone)

Roman Catholicism
Catholic Theology/Mariology
Pro-Life Movement
Martial Arts Films (Shaw Brothers)

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

Total Gym Pro with Huck Industries wheels, cables and handles
TI-84+ Silver Edition
Minitab software
2000 Saturn SL-2

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Martin Logan Mikros 90 On-Ear Headphones
pataburd posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... Yesterday at 4:08 am | 5021 replies | 134954 views
FiiO RC-MH1 mini-to-mini Cable
pataburd posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 3/31/14 at 9:48am | 0 replies | 24 views
***SOLD***TEAC incore ZE-1000 IEM***SOLD***
pataburd posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 3/20/14 at 2:32pm | 0 replies | 73 views
Lehmann black cube Linear
pataburd posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 3/15/14 at 12:15pm | 78 replies | 12101 views
KEF M500 versus Martin Logan Mikros 90
pataburd posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 3/14/14 at 7:16pm | 37 replies | 2751 views
***SOLD***Burson Audio HA-160
pataburd posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 3/5/14 at 6:18am | 2 replies | 133 views
Non-audiophile reactions to high-end headphones Part II
pataburd posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/4/14 at 3:41pm | 2786 replies | 175710 views

 

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