smitty1110
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Dev-ops Engineer in the ethical part of the ad industry (it exists, I swear).

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smitty1110

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  • About

    Occupation:
    Dev-ops Engineer in the ethical part of the ad industry (it exists, I swear).
    Interests:
    Gaming, listening to music, making music, programming, reading.
    Learning to curse in obscure languages, yearning really, really REALLY obscure languages.
    Translating Philosophy to figure out what my English translations miss out on.
    Stats witchcraft, fun to blow peoples minds by using the same data to "prove" opposing viewpoints.
    Headphone Inventory:
    Current headphones -
    HD 558
    SR 325i
    SR 200 w/HP-1000 drivers
    RS2i
    TH600 (on loan to a friend)
    LCD-X
    PS500 (SN 255, needs to be recabled)
    HE-500 (Grille mod, damping mod, fuzzor mod)
    GS-1000 (SN - 7707)
    TH-900 (SN - 02658)
    T1 (SN - 21755)
    HD800 (SN - 29855)
    Stax 404-LE (SN - 0932)
    Stax 507
    Stax SR-007A (modded by Spritzer)
    HE-6 (Grille mod, damping mod, fuzzor mod)


    Former -
    HE-400 rev. 2
    Beyerdynamic DT990 pro 600 ohm

    Wishlist -
    AKG K1000
    Headphone Amp Inventory:
    Project Ember
    The built-in amp in my Creative ZxR
    Schiit Ragnarok
    Headamp Blue Hawaii SE (On order, part of current batch)
    Modded Bottlehead Mainline
    A very nice DIY Bijou
    Woo Audio WEE
    Inspire IHA-1
    Decware Taboo Mk3 w/ upgraded caps, and dual 3-pin xlr jacks.
    DNA Sonett mk 1
    DNA Stratus (on order, due in September)
    Cavalli Liquid Crimson (on order)

    Wishlist -
    ECBA (2A3/45 version)
    EC 445
    Headamp GS-x Mk. II (Good synergy with some cans)
    Source Inventory:
    Creative Soundblaster ZxR
    Schiit Audio Bifrost w/ Uber upgrade
    Schiit Yggdrasil
    Cable Inventory:
    Knukoncept Krystal RCA interconnects x2
    Amazon Basics TOSLINK cable
    Some obscure dual 3-pin female XLR to mini TRS for a mic
    ChrisHimself Silver-plated OCC Copper HifiMan cable
    Stock HifiMan HE-500 Cable
    Norne Audio Draug V.2 and Vanquish terminated for HD-800
    Some Straightwire and custom OCC silver speaker cables, and a powercord of some sort
    Power-Related Components:
    The PSU that came with my Project Ember
    My PC PSU (1300W 80PLUS Platnium certified)
    PS Audio IPC-8000
    Other Audio Equipment:
    Soundblaster ZxR ACM
    Blue Yeti Pro
    Native Instruments Maschine Studio
    Ascent Acoustics Sierra 2 bookshelf speakers.
    Inspire "Fire Bottle" 45 by Dennis Had
    Inspire LP-27a
    Audio-Related Tweaks:
    Lots of 12au7 tubes for the project ember, a few 12at7's, a single 12ax7
    RCA/Cunningham UX-345 matched date code globe type tubes
    Music Preferences:
    Everything except new country, rap for dummies, and anything composed by the second Vienna school. Seriously, the Second Vienna School can go to hell.
    Gear-Fi:
    My gaming rig - Intel Core i7 4790k, EVGA GTX 780 SC ACX, 32 GB Ballistix Sport ram, 128GB Samsung 840 Pro SSD, 2 x 4TB WD HDD,1TB Samsung 850 Pro, 250 GB Samsung 840 EVO (Yes, that is a lot of space. Yes, my games are fast as hell).

    Monitor - Samsung UHD 28"

    Car - 2015 Subaru Legacy, such a nice car :)

    Signature

    Main rig - FLAC files in Media Monkey Gold -> Soundblaster ZxR -> TSOLINK -> Uberfrost -> Knukoncept Krystal RCAS -> Schiit Ragnarok -> cans of all shapes and sizes or Ascent Acoustics Sierra-2's via Amazon Basics 16 AWG speaker cable
     
    Alternate Home Rig - Same as above, but with a Bottlehead Mainline w/upgraded caps and better visual appeal.
     
    Work rig - ****ty lenovo laptop -> Sennheiser HD 558 w/ stock cable
     
    Coming Soon - Blue Hawaii Special Edition (part of the next batch)
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