craftyhack
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I am a Data Center Enterprise Architect for Cerner, running >30% of US health care from our DCs.

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    Gender:
    Male
    Occupation:
    I am a Data Center Enterprise Architect for Cerner, running >30% of US health care from our DCs.
    Interests:
    Cars, firearms and shooting, camping, hi-fi, computers.
    I have been building computers and programming since I was 10 (now my career). Part time auto-mechanic since I was 12, worked as a line tech in a dealership for a couple of years. I am into cars generally speaking as well (Audi mainly); I love Top Gear, those are the kinds of cars I enjoy. I was in the Navy as a Nuclear Electrician on a sub, and I am still interested in nuclear power as a concept and continue to learn and study about advances in the field. My degree was in computer and electrical engineering at the University of Texas @ Austin. I enjoy shooting rifle, pistol, and shotgun and have a decent collection of firearms, and I compete in NSCA(National Sporting Clays Association. I also went through a knife phase and have a collection of several hundred blades (that I need to liquidate). I have been into home and portable hi-fi since I was about 8, initially buying broken electronics from garage sales and fixing them so that I could get what I would otherwise not be able to afford.
    Headphone Inventory:
    CIEMs:
    UERMs
    UE18s

    IEMs:
    JH Audio Roxannes
    Shure E500-PTH
    Ultimate Ears TripleFi's
    Many other <$150 pairs

    Cans:

    Audeze LCD3 (pre-fazor)
    Audeze LCD-XC
    Oppo PM-1s
    Hifiman HE-500s
    Sennheiser HD-800 (bal)
    Sony MDR-7506
    Sony MDR-XB1000
    Ultrasone 900

    *"on the way"
    **"working on purchasing right now"
    ***"considering"
    Headphone Amp Inventory:
    Oppo HA-1
    Schiit Valhalla
    Schiit Mjolnar
    Hifiman EF-5
    Fiio E17
    Fiio E09K
    Fiio E7
    Pioneer Elite SC-68
    Pioneer 47TXi
    Onkyo 3008
    Source Inventory:
    AK100
    AK240
    Sony ZX1
    XA5400ES
    Pioneer Elite 47Ai
    Pioneer Elite BDP-62FD
    Onkyo DV-HD805
    Toshiba HD-XA2
    iPod 160GB Classic x3
    iPod Touch 4th 64GB x2
    iPod Nano 6th 16GBx4 (great watches)
    Zune G1 30GB
    Zune G2 80GB
    Various desktops, laptops, and tablets w/ various apps (+JRiver)

    DACs/AMP/Receiver Sources
    Fiio E17
    Fiio E7
    Oppo HA-1
    Pioneer Elite SC-68
    Pioneer 49TXi
    Onkyo 3008
    Many other Onkyo's from 809-607 and a bunch in between
    many other standard BR, DVD, CD, and HD-DVD players
    Cable Inventory:
    Not really into upgrading cables past quality built functional applying the rules I learned in EE for analog cables to assure proper GA for length so as not to add too much to resistance, maybe upgraded cables make more of a difference, but as I haven't tried cables worth more than a couple of hundred, I can't say.
    Power-Related Components:
    A bunch of commercial APCC and Belkin HT UPS'es for clean, well regulated and monitored power sources
    Other Audio Equipment:
    AMPs
    Proceed AMP5
    Aragon 4004
    Acurus A250
    some others

    Speakers:
    Veritas 2.8 x2
    Veritas 2.2 x3
    Veritas 2.0R x2
    Veritas 2.0C

    DefTech BP2000TL L/R
    DefTech BP7006 L/R
    DefTech CLR3000 C
    DefTech CLR2500 C
    DefTech CLR2002 C
    DefTech CLR2000 C
    DefTech BPVX side L/R
    DefTech BPX rear L/R
    DefTeck BP2X wide L/R
    DefTech BP1.2X x4 height LL/RR

    Energy Conn C-6 L/R (1990ish Canadian made)
    Energy Conn C-2 rear L/R (1990ish Canadian made)
    Energy AC300 Center (1990ish Canadian made)
    Energy Take5 sets x3

    Atlantic Technology 2400 L/R
    Atlantic Technology 2200 L/R
    Atlantic Technology 2200C Center
    Atlantic Technology 2200 Surr L/R
    some other stuff

    SUBs
    Klipsch RW12D x2
    Def Tech SuperCube I
    Energy S10.3
    Mirage BPS-150i
    few others
    Music Preferences:
    All genre's except most country and all Tejano
    Gear-Fi:
    My Audi S6, A6, and 6spd S4 cabrio. Have had CTS-V, CLK63 AMG, RS4 (my FAVORITE), another S4, another A6, Harley Softwail heritage (2005), and several others. My firearms and blades, not gonna list those here.
    I am married with two kids. Once a nuke bubblehead in the USN, now a paid computer geek.
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