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Pearland, TX

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1 week, 4 days ago

About Me:

From Michigan, Minnesota, California, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Texas...

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Raising my boys, MTG, fantasy football

What I do for a living:

University professor (human factors & cognitive psychology)

Headphone Inventory

ATH-R70x, AKG K553 Pro, ATH-MSR7, ATH-ANC9, ATH-ES7, MX760, KSC-75, MX685, AKG K181DJ UE, HD595 (120-ohm), ATH-A700, HD555 (50-ohm), HD280, other random earbuds and small portables that I basically never use.

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Magni 2 Uber, iBasso T4, FiiO E11, Headsave Classic, Headsave PiMETA

Source Inventory

Study rig: various transports->Schiit Bifrost Uber, Yamaha DVD750 (for SACD).
HT: Oppo BDP-83, Apple TV (3rd Gen), Fire TV Stick
Mobile: iPhone 6, iPad Air

Cable Inventory

Coat hangers. OK, not really, but it's all just copper wire, man.

Power-Related Components

To quote the Schiit Ragnarok user manual: "You can also use fancy audiophile types, but they won’t really do anything—what about the thousands of feet of crap copper cables in your walls, huh?"

Other Audio Equipment

HT setup is Denon 3808 into PSB Image 4T, 8C, S50, SubSonic 5. Running Yamaha A-S500 into Ascend Acoustics Sierra-1 NRTs in my study. The Sierras are amazing.

Music Preferences

Rock, classical, electronica, 80s europop

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

iToys, my MazdaSpeed3

SunByrne's Recent Activity

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New release - the AKG K553 Pro - featuring a killer Massdrop deal
SunByrne posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/5/15 at 8:56pm | 567 replies | 135098 views
Looking for DAC with 5HZ - 40KHZ Response Rate?
SunByrne posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 7/5/15 at 8:34pm | 19 replies | 450 views
What is your top 15 headphone brands you pick from?
SunByrne posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/18/15 at 10:03pm | 21 replies | 946 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
SunByrne posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 6/18/15 at 2:40pm | 12312 replies | 2405333 views
Apple Music... Seriously?
SunByrne posted in this thread in Computer Audio 6/18/15 at 2:39pm | 343 replies | 22447 views
Neutering effect of adult videos
SunByrne posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 6/16/15 at 9:41pm | 84 replies | 2661 views
Xin Feng amp owners?
SunByrne posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 6/16/15 at 8:57pm | 15 replies | 1125 views
Aune B1 USA Tour thread
SunByrne posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 6/15/15 at 8:23pm | 44 replies | 1242 views
Audio-Technica ATH-R70x - In-Depth Review & Impressions
SunByrne posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/9/15 at 5:45pm | 1055 replies | 148672 views


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