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morphsci

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About morphsci

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    Simply does not deserve the perfect headphone
  • Birthday 09/24/1956

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    http://www.ux1.eiu.edu/~jmnovak/

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    Male
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    Port Orange, FL

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  • Biography
    Married with child
  • Location
    Port Orange, FL
  • Interests
    Making fun of people on the internet
  • Occupation
    Ecological Geneticist
  • Hobbies
    Making fun of people who make fun of people on the internet
  • Headphones
    AKG: K340 (Headphile Balanced x2; APS Balanced), K701 (ALO Balanced) _ Denon: AH-D2000 (aPureSound Balanced+) _ Grado/Alessandro: MS1, MSPro, HF-2, HF-1 _ Sennheiser: PX-200, HD-205, HD-25-1-II, HD-650, HE-60 _ Stax: SR-001, SR-404LE, Omega I, Omega II _ Westone: 3
  • Headphone Amps
    Main: Singlepower ES-1, Eddie Current Balancing Act (307A) _ Desk (Home): AA HPA v. 1.0 w σ22 PSU _ Desk (Work): HeadAmp GSX, Stax SRM-001 (modded) _ Bedroom: Headroom Coda _ Transportable: Headamp Pico _ Portable: Headamp Pico Slim (incoming)
  • Sources
    Main: Metric Halo ULN-2, SlimDevices Duet _ Desk (Home): SlimDevices SB3 with Wellborne PSU, Musiland SRC10 Upsampler, Cambridge Audio DACMagic_ Desk (Work): Mac Mini, optical output, Cambridge Audio Azur 840c _ HT: Denon 3910, Rotel RT-1080, Dish VPI-722, Dual CS721 (Parasound pph-100), Slimdevices Duet, Apple TV _ Bedroom: SlimDevices SB3, Headroom Overture, Philips DVD963A, Dish VPI-622 _ Lab: Dell Dimension 9150, Sony DVP-NS500V _ Workshop: SlimDevices Boom _ Transportable: EeePC 1000Ha, Headamp Pico _ Portable: iPod Touch
  • Other Audio Gear
    Main: PS Audio UPC-200 (x2) _ Desk (Home): APC UPS, PS Audio UO _ Desk (Work): Audioengine A5, BPT Custom, APC UPS _ HT: Outlaw M200 (5), Energy Veritas 2.3i, Wharfedale Anniversary 7.2 (2), Polk CC-300, Monster HTS-5100 MkII, HTS-3000 _ Bedroom: Dell SmartUPS 750, 350 _ Lab: Denon DRA-395, Wharfedale 7.2 (2), Monster HTS-2500 _ Home: 5 TB NAS, 2 TB Distributed
  1. And now what did you do TODAY?

    Been busy with our house closing so missed a bit. Glad all the NorCal peeps are OK. Hoping for better air and maybe some moisture to help out the situation. Stay safe.
  2. Schiit Yggdrasil

    So what you are saying is your post is an advertisement?
  3. The State of DACSES

    Yep, I am one of those that like the Sonica. It’s ability to stream was what convinced me I would like a more capable streamer.
  4. The State of DACSES

    So I am feeling the itch to upgrade my digital front end with a streamer and DAC or Streamer/DAC. The contenders right now are the Bryston BDP-3 and Bryston BDA-3, PS Audio Directstream DAC w Network Bridge II or the Directstream junior DAC (most likely the latter as the former seems too expensive given the differences), Auralic (either the Altair or the Aries and Vega) or the Nativ Vita and Wave. I know we don't really discuss audio components anymore but if anyone has any positive or negative comments (relevant or not), about any of these or any other suggestions would be appreciated as I am still in the early research stage. Now back to discussing alcohol and other matters of more importance.
  5. Happy Birthday Steve!

    Happy Birthday, Steve!
  6. Happy Birthday Jim!

    Thanks for the birthday wishes. Went out for a nice dinner at our favorite Japanese restaurant and over indulged in Sake and Sushi. Since Karen’s Birthday is three days before mine our new house will serve as an appropriate present for us both.
  7. Happy birthday Stretch!

    Happy Birthday, Andrew!
  8. Happy Birthday johnwmclean

    Happy Birthday, John!
  9. And now what did you do TODAY?

    ^^^ Cuteness Overload!
  10. Hurricanes and Stuff

    Everything is fine here. Had lost power between 11pm yesterday and 9 am this morning. Spent the day raking and cleaning up relatively small debris. Some minor damage to the porch screen door was the extent of the physical property damage. No flooding at all by us but I saw pictures of some locals water skiiing with a pickup truck in downtown Daytona Beach. Glad everyone else is also OK.
  11. Hurricanes and Stuff

    Inside bathroom + bathtub + mattress + alcohol = makeshift tornado shelter. Living in shitty college apartments during central Illinois tornado season tests your creativity.
  12. Hurricanes and Stuff

    While I do not want to downplay the severity of the storms here, they are reporting cat 0 tornadoes, which people in the Midwest view as excellent kite flying weather.
  13. Ye Macce Threade

    So our old AirPort Extreme (the last Mac mini form factor model) just gave up the ghost. Was working when we woke up, then about an hour ago it went away. No power at all. Luckily I had bought a new model refurb a couple of weeks ago. Now up and running with much better speed and consistent connectivity throughout the house. Was actually going to use the new one in the new house so we would have connectivity in both houses during the overlap. Guess it is time to order another refurb.
  14. Hurricanes and Stuff

    We are also staying put since it is tracking west. Verizon just sent a message that we have free unlimited voice, text and data for the next two days. Let the streaming begin!
  15. What are you reading now?

    Just making sure I am doing it right.
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