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||ex-new yorker living in Berkeley, CA (SF Bay) since 1982. Love music. Head-fier since 2001.
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||Music, food, coffee, travel, books, movies, bourbon, Life!
|What I do for a living:
||Run small engineering firm specializing in pumps
||Mad Dogs, HD580, MDR-V6, ER4P/S, SR60, RHA950, HD25-1 ii
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||RSA SR-71B, cmoy Altoids by JMT (circa 2001), old total bithead, porta corda
||Fiio X3DAP, Sony discman D25S, Panasonic SL-CT570, Oppo DV980-h, Emotiva ERC-2, iRiver iHP-120, 3 sansa clips, sansa fuze, motorola xoom, asus i7 laptop running w7, couple of asus netbooks, a bunch of samsung & panasonic blu-ray players around the house
||clou red jaspis, bluedragon, assortment of kimber, tara labs & alo interconnects
||Rotel Power Conditioner
|Other Audio Equipment
||Emotiva XDA-2 DAC, Fiio E17 DAC
||dbpoweramp cd ripper!!!!! after trying almost everything, I finally found a cd ripper capable of correctly tagging tracks. no more misspellings, inconsistencies & errors. when you listen to mostly non-mainstream music & classical, correctly tagging tracks can be a ridiculous pain. this tool works flawlessly.
mediamonkey 4.0.7x for playing flac audio files (or whatever you've got)...handles everything perfectly with lots of flexibility & options, while not being overly complicated.
||Jazz, fusion, Rock, instrumental rock...think Don Caballero, 20th Century Classical....think Shostakovitch, Indian Classical, Salsa, funk....98% of my 1600+ disc collection is instrumental...I'm not big on vocals
||drinking coffee, roasting green coffee beans, playing the drums, reading, learning python & ruby on rails, Qigong, drinking bourbon, travel, good food
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||I love really nice watches. presently wearing a Breitling
roll-man's Recent Activity
Looking for around 150 speakers
roll-man posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 3/26/14 at 3:57pm | 37 replies | 501 views
Official 2014 Bay Area Meet - SUNDAY - Feb 16th, 2014 Impressions thread
roll-man posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 2/20/14 at 4:41pm | 127 replies | 16953 views
Mr. Speakers Mad Dogs - Brand New in Box
roll-man posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 2/18/14 at 2:21pm | 2 replies | 275 views
Official 2014 Bay Area Meet - SUNDAY - Feb 16th, 2014
roll-man posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 2/9/14 at 3:29pm | 430 replies | 24277 views
WTB - Emotiva Airmotiv 4 or 5
roll-man posted in this thread in Cables, Speakers, Tweaks, Accessories For... 5/4/13 at 6:50pm | 1 replies | 450 views
SF Bay Area Annual Meet 1Q 2013 Interest Check Thread
roll-man posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 12/16/12 at 11:02pm | 107 replies | 3961 views
If you still love Etymotic ER4, this is the thread for you...
roll-man posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 12/16/12 at 3:38pm | 5954 replies | 329705 views
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