Taverius
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Taverius

Smells like sausages, Male, 39, from Rapallo, Italy

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Put down the order for a Steam Deck. Realized I don't have a good closed headphone it can drive. 177X Go? Oct 25, 2021 at 8:51 AM

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    1. Taverius
      Taverius
      Put down the order for a Steam Deck. Realized I don't have a good closed headphone it can drive. 177X Go?
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      2. Cspirou
        Cspirou
        Beyer just came out with a Pro X line. This includes DT 770 Pro X. No idea how they compare but I feel like they deserve a review
        Oct 25, 2021 at 9:00 AM
      3. Taverius
        Taverius
        Prelim accounts rate the 700 Pro X as "hotter" and "more aggressive" than the 770 Pro. Sound like Mt. Beyer is still going strong?
        Oct 25, 2021 at 9:44 AM
      4. Cspirou
        Cspirou
        eeeeeee
        Oct 25, 2021 at 10:00 AM
    2. Taverius
      Taverius
      Oh sweet, UPS delivery guy stole a 150€ bottle of scotch. Its been years since I've had the fun of a claim! :|
      1. Jinxy245
        Jinxy245
        That more than blows...yikes
        Oct 22, 2021 at 4:44 PM
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      2. Syzygy
        Syzygy
        Well, at least he has taste!

        Sorry man.
        Oct 22, 2021 at 7:06 PM
      3. Claritas
        Claritas
        Cocksucker!
        Oct 24, 2021 at 1:19 AM
    3. Taverius
      Taverius
      Finally first dose of Pfizer..
      1. Cryptowolf, Skyline, obsiCO and 18 others like this.
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      3. Taverius
        Taverius
        Ya nothing except some slight soreness where they injected, so looks like I didn't catch the rona beforehand.
        Jun 24, 2021
      4. Biodegraded
        Biodegraded
        Moderna is kicking my arse. First day wasn't bad, but last night and this morning (day 2) I'm exhausted and aching all over.
        Jun 25, 2021
      5. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Pfizer keeps you Pfizzing Plonger :)
        Jun 25, 2021
    4. Taverius
      Taverius
      Fall asleep listening to a podcast. Wake up, restart it, finish the scotch. Hey, December's here I guess.
      1. Boops, rott, Gazny and 2 others like this.
    5. Taverius
      Taverius
      EML 2A3 Mesh took damage in shipping :<
      1. Cakecake likes this.
    6. Taverius
      Taverius
      Grandma sent me a text "at my age I discovered pink Floyd" yeah I heard and so did all the neighbours xD
      1. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        "Interstellar Overdrive" I hope.
        Sep 12, 2020
        DigMe likes this.
      2. YMO
        YMO
        Pfff, PFM.
        Sep 12, 2020
    7. Taverius
      Taverius
      Need to clean the room to feel good about playing with cheap T4 tubes. Someone send me motivation, I've misplaced mine.
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      3. Taverius
        Taverius
        Eeeehhhhhhhhnn. Can't reach, pass it over? ._.
        Aug 24, 2020
      4. Elnrik
        Elnrik
        Can't. Sleepy. Zzzzz
        Aug 24, 2020
        Jinxy245 likes this.
      5. e.schell
        e.schell
        If you REALLY want to get some shit done sell me that T4 at a smokin' price and TCB!
        Aug 24, 2020
    8. Taverius
      Taverius
      Guess I left it too long between quarantine starts, car battery's dead. Hopefully amazon is fast with the booster pack.
      1. Cakecake and rlow like this.
      2. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        Some people go out there and start the car once a week. Even drive around the block. Loose! Not enough to replace the juice it took to start the thing.

        I've left a car 6 months while out of the country, and I'm sure much much more is possible. Unless, of course, you have gadgets aboard, all slowly draining. Or the battery was a bit old to start with.
        Jul 23, 2020
    9. Taverius
      Taverius
      Headphone modders, what's the most deadening adhesive foam? Need it for a keyboard case, to go on top of dynamat.
      1. E_Schaaf
        E_Schaaf
        fairly dense neoprene is pretty much acoustically impenetrable and quite durable. like the kind of foam you'd use to make a cosplay sword
        Jul 21, 2020
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      2. E_Schaaf
      3. Taverius
        Taverius
        Cool, thanks! I found a listing on amazon Italy that sells sheets in 1,2,3,5 & 10mm thickness, so I'll apply dynamat and then as appropriate order to fill the space.

        Probably best to not completely fill any cavities and instead surround them on all sides to absorb.
        Jul 21, 2020
    10. Taverius
      Taverius
      Haven't set up a sub in aaages. Is there an app to dial in phase?
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      2. Hrodulf
        Hrodulf
        @Vtory what do you use matlab for? Usually REW is enough, but you need to know what you're doing.
        May 17, 2020
      3. Vtory
        Vtory
        @Hrodulf Wanted to find optimal positioning, phasing, and leveling -- based on measured individual components and inferred gear/room parameters with aid of numerical approximation and optimization. Idea borrowed from Dr Earl Geddes.

        No reason to adhere matlab. Any good linear solvers with matrices can do that. I'd use python and numpy/scipy if I do it again in 2020.
        May 17, 2020
      4. Hrodulf
        Hrodulf
        @Vtory interesting! I've got pretty decent results from REW or SMAART, if more advanced integration is needed. Is Geddes approach applicable to non-rectangular rooms?
        May 17, 2020
    11. Taverius
      Taverius
      Thinking of making a formal proposal to include the thonking and psyduck emojis to the forum.
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      3. Taverius
        Taverius
        Apr 27, 2020
        Wilson likes this.
      4. Lyander
        Lyander
        @Thad E Ginathom just a GIF of an emoticon screaming madly into itself ad infinitum.
        Apr 28, 2020
        Thad E Ginathom likes this.
      5. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        That's too horrible to contemplate! but then, so is most fractal wrongness.

        To do this, then, we really need three, not two, dimensions. We take the emoji based on Munch's painting, make it double-sided, and place it between two almost-parallel mirrors.
        Apr 29, 2020
        Lyander and Deep Funk like this.
    12. Taverius
      Taverius
      Say what you will about Bezos, being able to order Octomore with Prime shipping is a game-changer.
    13. Taverius
      Taverius
      Doom, gloom, and other words in oom! Repent, the Kazoo of Perplexity is nigh!
      1. gaspasser
        gaspasser
        Hopefully you and your family are all well!
        Mar 13, 2020
      2. Taverius
        Taverius
        I have performed the appropriate votive sacrifices. Fingers crossed!
        Mar 13, 2020
        atomicbob and gaspasser like this.
    14. Taverius
      Taverius
      Next town over the police vans are out yelling at people to stay in their homes.
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      2. yotacowboy
        yotacowboy
        VentMode: fucking idiots everywhere. Do my bi-weekly Costco run; they're out of TP and goddamned hand soap. How much handsoap can you possibly use in a month? 2 months? 3 months? Goddamned "low information" idiots.
        Mar 9, 2020
        Deep Funk, Lyander and atomicbob like this.
      3. netforce
        netforce
        Yes, I too would like 60 bars of soap to not resell into China
        Mar 9, 2020
      4. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Get fresh chilli and chicken soup. Give that immune system a hot boost.
        Mar 10, 2020
    15. Taverius
      Taverius
      SA2X installed, to split XLR between XLR for the Af and Isomax for the T4. Hopefully nervosa stays dead for a while.
      1. AdvanTech likes this.
      2. Taverius
        Taverius
        Also I pulled a muscle installing it all.

        Well, untangling the Loki's power cable, but I wouldn't have touched that otherwise xP
        Feb 24, 2020
    16. Taverius
      Taverius
      Tomorrow like everything is shut down for CHINA PLAGUE 2: ELECTRIC BOOGALOO. Bureaucrat "Face" accidentally my whole country.
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      2. Taverius
        Taverius
        Last week the ambassador complained that the Chinese Community in Milan is viewed badly by the locals.

        But when they had a 48hr shootout in the streets they wanted us to just let it ride.
        Feb 23, 2020
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      3. Thad E Ginathom
        Thad E Ginathom
        The British Guardian newspaper's restaurant critic, this week, is begging people to go to their local Chinese restaurants again. Business has fallen through the floor, because, hey, Chinese people are dangerous. British people are stupid. And yes, I am one.
        Feb 24, 2020
      4. JustAnotherRando
        JustAnotherRando
        @Thad E Ginathom the thing is, it's probably Chinese people who are staying away from the restaurants. Listening to my family back in Australia, the Chinese communities are freaking out way more than anyone else (maybe memories of SARS), avoiding their usual social and retail areas.
        Feb 24, 2020
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    17. Boops
      Boops
      Yikes. Italian customs is not messing around.
      1. drgumbybrain likes this.
      2. Taverius
        Taverius
        % is based on their mood and how good the coffee they had that day is, as far as I can tell.
        Feb 19, 2020
      3. ogodei
        ogodei
        maybe they're dog lovers?
        Feb 19, 2020
      4. ChaChaRealSmooth
        ChaChaRealSmooth
        I think you forgot quality/quantity of wine drunk last night
        Feb 19, 2020
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    18. Taverius
      Taverius
      SBAF cat shirt is here \o/
      1. Wilson likes this.
      2. Boops
        Boops
        Glad it finally made it!
        Feb 19, 2020
      3. Taverius
        Taverius
        12.45€ import duty /o\
        Feb 19, 2020
    19. Taverius
      Taverius
      Ugh, I want to set up XLR->RCA for the Yggdrasil, but I want to wait for balanced Loki as well ...
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      2. Riotvan
        Riotvan
        Cool would be interesting how you get on with this, might tackle this myself some day.
        Feb 1, 2020
      3. Taverius
        Taverius
        Oh the XLR out sounds better.

        Its not world changing but it is noticeable, as soon as Bifrost 2 freed up the trafos I briefly compared SE to converted XLR and was sold.

        I'm just dragging my feet because its yet more expense, I'm not much of a gear cycler and I'd like to be done with the core setup.
        Feb 1, 2020
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      4. Riotvan
        Riotvan
        Yep xlrs and trannies into a lyr3 with clear was like i got a much higher tier amp. But my speakers have prio cause they still sound much better. For a moment i was considering a T4 but i guess a switch box is a better and cost effective solution. But as you said to keep poring money into this hobby can get tiring, something to be said for just enjoying music and forgetting about gear.
        Feb 1, 2020
    20. Taverius
      Taverius
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      4. BillOhio
      5. JK47
        JK47
        The dude interviewed on Extra was very well spoken and sums it up extremely well.
        Jan 27, 2020
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    Gender:
    Male
    Birthday:
    Apr 23, 1982 (Age: 39)
    Location:
    Rapallo, Italy
    Occupation:
    Bladesmith

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    Pi2AES> Yggdrasil A2 > Aficionado(0fb, Jupiter, WE396A, EML Solid)/Loki + T4(Brimar CV4024) > Atticus/Auteur/Aeolus/Veritè (Be2)/Veritè C (UL)Vali/Thror
    Pi2AES > Yggdrasil A2 > ESP/95X / Omega Compact Alnico Monitors
    Node 2 > dac1421 > Makoyi > Verum 1/Ori

    Pi2AES > Bifrost 2 > Freya S > Vidar x2 > SCM 19
    iFi xDSD/Shanling m0 > TR-X00 EB(dekoni e. fenestrated w. attn)/HA-FDX1(green)
    (´・ω・`)