New Here? This Is The Spot To Introduce Yourself

Thank you @prfallon69

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Hello and welcome @Arn_Saknusun, @Markj, @frank, @brunobm, @guyuemuziye, @Stinkles, @SpeedLisbon and @Ken_Driggers_II.

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Hello and welcome @bobfa and @Emre_Kus.

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Hi,

My name is Bob I am an audiophile!

I run a small technology consulting firm helping small businesses with computers, networking, etc… I do some professional photography on the side and I love gardening. I mess around with additive and subtractive machining.

I mess around with audio a lot. I write for Audiophile Style.

Currently I am using a JDS Labs Element III with Meze 109 Pro headphones at my desk.

https://audiophilestyle.com/ca/bits-and-bytes/update-perfecting-my-desktop-system-with-headphones-speakers-and-spatial-audio-r1176/

My main audio system is an Audio Only 7.1.4 ATMOS system.

https://audiophilestyle.com/ca/immersive/scalable-dolby-atmos-music-system%C2%A0-r1165/

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Hi Bob!!

…and welcome!!

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Welcome Bob!

I recognized your photo, and thought you must have left this forum some time ago and come back. But then I realized I’ve read your posts on Audiophile Style.

Hopefully we can do some cross-pollination of ideas between the 2 forums.

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Hello and Welcome @Michael_Lydon.

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Hello and welcome @oronymo, @urbanjanitor and @K11.

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Thanks! Been a long-time stereo and headphone enthusiast… first time on the headphone community.

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Hello and welcome @kmgx1234 and @HonestAbe.

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Hello and welcome @Bevok.

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Hello and welcome @Earman, @Reyess, @Tonza and @listen_r.

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Hello! New here after living in a few different headphone subreddits. Currently using my Sundara’s with an Atom stack, though I’ve had a few dynamic headphones in the past. Finally in a position to try and track down some Arya’s after drooling over them for 2-3 years now! Glad to be here

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Hello, I’m new here but also post on several other audio forums. I’m looking to stay up the the current gear available and to further develop my music tastes.

Current gear:

IEMs: Empire Ears Odin, 64 Audio U12t, UM Mest Mk II, Thieaudio MMK2, QDC Anole VX, Sony IER Z1R/M9, Campfire Andromeda 2020/ Dorado/Onyx, Symphonium Helios, AüR Neon Pro, 7th Acoustics Supernova, Sennheiser IE600, Dunu SA6, Moondrop S8/ Variations/ Blessing2/ Blessing2 Dusk/ Kato/Starfield, ER4XR, Dunu Titan S, Noble Kaiser K10, Xenns Tea 2, Symphonium Meteor, FatFreq Maestro-mini, Raptgo Hook-X, Tanchjim Oxygen, Yanyin Moonlight, AKG N5005, Audio Hekilli, Penon Fan2, 7hz Timeless, ikko OH10, Olina SE, Simgot EA500, TRI Starriver, Truthear Hexa, FiiO JD7/FH15, Tangzu Wu Zeitan, QKZ-HBB Khan, KBEar Rosefinch, TinHiFi T3+, Salnotes Zero, KZ ZEX/ ZS 10 Pro X, GSA 3DGA, KE Cadenza, CCA C10/CRA+

Headphones: HiFiMan HE1000 v2, Denon AH-D9200, Focal Clear, DCA Aeon 2 Noire, LSA HP2 Ultra SE, E-MU Teak, Sennheiser 6xx, Beyerdynamic dt770

Portable DAP/DACS: FiiO Q7, iFi Gryphon, FiiO BTR7, FiiO M11 +

Desktop DACs/Amps: SMSL M500 Mk III. On order - Schiit Modi Multibit, Lokius, Lyr+

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Hello and welcome @PooRadley, @NiteRiter, @xavierbaez, @eu-d and @CharlieMarks.

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Hello and welcome @Oddysseur, @Nexecuteur, @catharsis, @Joe_LJW, @I-Hogan, @adam_nr, @john808welk, @oballzo, @simes_pep and @Regulator.

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Hello, in my youth was a hifi enthusiast in the seventies, building amplifiers and loudspeakers. After marriadge, studies and children all that stayd forgotten. After I retired few years ago I interested in hifi again. This time headphones and IEM’s, started with Sony’s MDR-ZX770BN and WH-1000X M3 (both too boomy-bass, but good ANC). Then tried IEM’s like Moondrop Aria, TinHifiT3+, Tripowin Mele, Letshuoer S12, headphones Hifiman HE400se and Sennheiser HD 600, “needed” an amplifier, so I got Topping DX3Pro+, then some new cheap IEM,s like Moondrop Quarks DSP, Truthear Hola, and QKZ x HBB, the last one is Sennheiser IE200. Actually, all but Sony’s are very pleasent headphones to listen my music (all gendres really). Sony’s are decent after some EQ. When I still study all kinds of things in youtube, I have YT premiun and YT music, my main source of music. After I realized to purchase better tips like SpinFit CP100+ and CP145, all my IEM’s are just good enough, yes, different but good. Did I understand this earlier, Aria would be all I neer, really. (sorry my no-native English)

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Hi there,

I am happy that I found this forum. I would like to share experience and to learn about new (or vintage) gear. I like my hifi gear (two different sets in two rooms), especially my vintage receivers (Yamaha CR 640 and Marantz 2238b).

But meanwhile I am more on head gear. I am using Qobuz, Spotify and lots of FLAC files (16/44.1 - ripped from my CDs) stored on my NAS. In fact my MacBook is now my favorite “source”.

I am using a S.M.S.L M500 MK II and an Epiphany Objective2 / ODAC combo. My headphones are AKG K701 (original version “made in Austria”), AKG Q701 Quincy Jones, Hifiman HE-400, Hifiman Sundara closed back an a Beyerdynamic DT770 Pro 80 Ohm.

I am open minded and hope to learn about head gear and I am ready to share my experience and knowledge.

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Hello and welcome @KSJJ and @Proletus.

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Hi . A newby.
I just got a new Schiit Asgard 3 with dac and my Audeze lcd-xc cans should arrive in a couple days. Excited! I have Qobuz running on my windows 11 Dell laptop.
Do you think that I need an EQ program ( if so which one?) and/or Audirvana, JRiver, Fidelizer, Audiophile Optimizer etc.?
Quite confusing. Thx Dan

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