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|Forum Post Count:
||1 week, 2 days ago
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Making music, reading up on the latest tech, small electronics projects, and cars.
|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), Denon DP-790
||The "nice" cables I have were made by a guy named John email@example.com. I don't believe cables make a difference in sound quality (unless they're acting as a restriction), but I can appreciate good workmanship and believe that oxidation-resistant gold plating is worth the money.
|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
PC Enthusiast-Fi (PC Gaming/Parts/Overclocking)
MD1032 posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 9/20/13 at 11:31am | 3605 replies | 44965 views
Motherboard manufacturers going for "Hi-Fi" onboard sound
MD1032 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 9/19/13 at 3:25pm | 2 replies | 164 views
Looking for sub-$500 computer speakers?
MD1032 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 9/18/13 at 7:47am | 39 replies | 1142 views
Upgrading from motherboard sound, Also: competitive FPS gaming
MD1032 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 9/18/13 at 5:12am | 34 replies | 1019 views
Best Grado Headphone..?
MD1032 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/17/13 at 6:43pm | 55 replies | 6093 views
Official NY /Regional Fall meet, November 9th, 2013
MD1032 posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 9/17/13 at 6:33pm | 316 replies | 11657 views
OCCUPY HI-FI - about Head-Fi (in relation to High End Audio) - GLOVES ARE OFF
MD1032 posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 9/2/13 at 7:03pm | 129 replies | 1926 views
PHILADELPHIA area meet October 26th, 2013
MD1032 posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 8/6/13 at 6:50am | 239 replies | 6946 views
FS: EMU 0404 PCI
MD1032 posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 6/16/12 at 8:17am | 0 replies | 398 views
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MD1032's Forum Signature
EMU 0404 USB -> EF1 -> HD600
Denon turntable -> HK 430 -> Klipsch Forte II (with crites crossovers and titanium tweeters)