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MD1032's Community Profile
|Forum Post Count:
||2 days, 19 hours ago
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Outside of Head-Fi, making music, reading up on the latest tech, and rebuilding vintage receivers as well as building headphone amps.
|What I do for a living:
||I am a chemist working for a CRO in PA, living in NJ.
||Senn HD600, iGrado, Grado HF-1, Grado HF-2, A/L iM716, Shure E2, Shure E3, Head-Direct RE1, Head-Direct RE0, Head-Direct RE252
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||A portable custom-built by ktpg here on Head-Fi that I've had for years, and a Head-Direct EF1 (RCA cleartop 12AU7).
||Echo Indigo, EMU 0404, EMU 0404 USB, iAudio X5L, Sony MZ-S1 (two), some ancient Denon turntable, and some ancient Toshiba SACD player.
||I have cables that were made by a guy named John firstname.lastname@example.org. They're simple, but spectacular quality, and the easiest to work with that I have come across. I don't believe in cables making a difference in audible sound quality, but I can appreciate good workmanship.
|Other Audio Equipment
||Klipsch Forte II, Klipsch B-3, Harman/Kardon 430 twin-powered receiver, Marantz 2220B, some other vintage receivers.
||I use flat pads on my HF-1's...call me crazy.
||Classic Rock, Progressive Rock/Metal, Classical, Pipe Organ, Blues (I play blues harmonica), others
||Playing a lot of music: Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Contrabass clarinet, Alto Sax, Bari Sax, Pipe Organ, Blues Harp.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||I use a loudbark mic on my blues harp rig, fantastic microphone.
MD1032's Recent Activity
FS: EMU 0404 PCI
MD1032 posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 6/16/12 at 8:17am | 0 replies | 309 views
Official NYC spring meet 2012 impression thread
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Official NYC Meet Sat June 2nd 2012
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That _____ Sound
MD1032 posted in this thread in Sound Science 5/8/12 at 7:19pm | 3 replies | 182 views
Someone totaled my parked car... and what was nice about it
MD1032 posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 3/20/12 at 2:44pm | 9 replies | 602 views
Why does my Grado PS 1000 sound "thin"?
MD1032 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/29/12 at 4:11pm | 24 replies | 1303 views
The unofficial Skyrim thread.
MD1032 posted in this thread in Video Games Discussion 2/26/12 at 12:55pm | 425 replies | 10902 views
New here, quick question. AD700 vs Grado Prestige SR125i. Which is better?
MD1032 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/3/12 at 1:26pm | 18 replies | 459 views
HD650, the veil is gone!
MD1032 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/16/11 at 4:47am | 340 replies | 9780 views
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MD1032's Forum Signature
EMU 0404 USB -> EF1 -> HF2 or HD600
Denon turntable -> HK 430 -> Klipsch Forte II