daveyostrow
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    Occupation:
    Student of...
    Headphone Inventory:
    Current:
    Sony xba40
    Sony xba A2
    Sony xba A3
    Yamaha EPH-100
    Gratitudes
    she9700
    DJE-1500
    SE-cx8
    MA900
    Denon D600
    ES700
    Creative live!
    Sony MDR950BT - Basshead (EQ for quality)


    History:
    HE400s
    AKG K7xx
    Philips X1
    Philips SHP9500
    SRH840
    ATH ES10
    Yamaha pro500 - awesome... awe-some
    Monster Npulse - not as awesome
    ATH-PRO700 MK2
    Denon HP700
    Onkyo ES-HF300 - hall of famer, wish they had bigger pads
    JVC HAMR77X - Rumble my Mumble! (needs EQ, mids still suck, uncomfortable)
    a900x - too "refined" for me, bulky
    WS99 - more warm than deep (bass)
    xb500 - EQ for amazing performance
    Momentum on-ear - pretty impressive, sound leaks
    mikros 90 - sweet, terrible fit
    JVC HA-S680
    jvc S500
    jvc S400 - nice mids and clean rumbling bass
    HTF600 - very open sound, leaks a bit
    Dennon D1000
    Alessandro MS1 - sweet open cans
    Grado sr80
    Grado sr60
    HD-280 pro - hurts my head
    skullcandy aviator - not bad, not bad at all
    Somic EFi82 MT - not impressed
    -InEar-
    Fischer Amps: FA-4 E XB
    RE600
    IM03
    JVC fx750
    xba-H3
    DN1000 (bratha)
    Fidue A73
    Altone 200
    IM02 - flat, clean, solid
    OM Audio Inearpeace
    Brainwavz R3
    kc06A - more v-shaped
    kc06 - o so sweet mids, and clear, and wide, and...
    tenore - ok, mids are distant, too bland for me
    Flare Audio R2A - overrated
    XB90EX (friend) - deep bass, clean mids... one of a kind
    Cardo Basso - bring the bass (budget king)
    RHA T10i - Tank
    RHA MA750 - ok
    IM50 - too much midbass warmth
    B3 pro - power hungry/ boring
    m200 - balanced beast of burden
    fx700 - very open sounding, v-shaped
    XBA-40 - 3D, clean bass, but source dependent
    XBA-30 -
    XBA-3 (x2) - clear, amazing imaging, but metallic highs
    xba-h1 - eh
    sm3v2 - 3D
    cks1000 - big sound
    e-Q5 (x2) - clean, sweet, wide... rock on
    heaven iv (mom) - mids... very mids
    ie8i - i dont get the fuss
    tdk ie800 - solid
    ASG1PLUS
    ASG 1.3 - a little better
    ASG1.2 - warm and intimate, highs too smooth
    X10 (friend)
    Onkyo IE-HF300
    DGS100 - muddy/midbass
    JVC fx201
    AKG AK323
    Westone 3
    yamaha eph-100 - bassy and "balanced"
    sony MH1c - smooth criminal
    ba200
    t-peos h-100
    fxz200 - more bass, not as clean as fxz100
    fxz100 - pretty good, bulky and plasticky, but good
    Teac ze-1000
    fx3x - beast
    Adagio iii - elegant, clear with punchy bass, sharp highs
    SM2 v2
    Brainwavz M1
    Sony ex510
    sony eb60ex
    Fischer Eterna V1 - pure fun
    CKM500
    Denon c560r
    Brainwavz M4
    CKM50 (friend)
    jvc fx40
    TFTA-2100-2V1S - mud
    Triple.Fi 10 (x2) - outdated, but can still stand with the best
    cor150 (bratha)
    Denon C710 (friend) -
    NE-700M (friend)
    Panasonic HJE900 - Tank, literally
    meelectronics cc51p
    SHE9850 (friend)
    SHE3580 (friend)
    Denon c700
    Denon C551k - served me well
    XBi - fun, neeeeds EQ
    Xears td-II
    PR100
    Vsonic R02 Pro (friend)
    Crossroads X3
    altec im616
    altec im716
    er6i
    go vibes
    CX300 (senn's of ebay) + Razor version.
    Headphone Amp Inventory:
    Dragonfly
    ZO2
    Uamp107
    Ele usb DAC -sold-
    fiio e7 rebrand -returned-
    Fiio E3 -sold-
    Source Inventory:
    HTC First
    Itouch 4g -sold-
    SansaClip+
    Samsung P2 -sold-
    Audio-Related Tweaks:
    Used Black electric tape around the MS1 cups instead of the clear tape mod and it works wonders to bass.
    dt250 plates + pads installed on jvc s400
    Music Preferences:
    whatever gets me toes tappin... may require different phones for different tones.
    If its not broke, make it better.
    Feedback: www.head-fi.org/forums/f12/daveyostrow-feedback-236605

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