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ultrabike

Measurbator - Admin, Male, 47, from Irvine CA

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I've been enjoying the Bose Quiet Comfort cans for a few months now. Man, I should have bought these before. Will push a review sometime. Jan 25, 2021

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    1. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Koss Porta Pro (black beauty) in the house. They are the real deal. Sound good.
      1. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        These are really good! I haven't measured them but they rock. A bit more laid back than the KSC75s me thinks. Much better build construction and portability. And it's black!
        Sep 13, 2016
      2. ButtUglyJeff
        ButtUglyJeff
        I wanna try them too. But I'm kinda holding out for a new color. I know, I can't look at them while listening...
        Sep 14, 2016
      3. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        On ebay they have all the colors. Minus the black with the nylon cable. I might recable mine with nylon. It's not expensive. I will measure proly tonight, but IMO they sound good.
        Sep 14, 2016
    2. Ryu
      Ryu
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      2. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        Thanks. Problem is space. I could put together a small HTPC. But later. I will have to convert some space in the kids toy room and put in there a small desk. Which may happen soon.
        Sep 8, 2016
      3. BrettMatthews
        BrettMatthews
        You could also go down to mini ITX to make the footprint even smaller.
        Sep 9, 2016
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      ultrabike
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      3. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        I know! WTF are all those people thinking! Black man. Black! I mean even Red + Black doesn't looks that bad.
        Aug 24, 2016
      4. rayfalkner
        rayfalkner
        Black-Gold! Well the White-Gold render is nice too...
        Aug 24, 2016
      5. swamp
        swamp
        Oh, this reminded me that I have to send in my old portapros from 2009 for a replacement. Left driver cut out a while back and I still haven't gotten to it yet.
        Aug 24, 2016
    4. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Back from taking the family to DC. Lots of stuff to see there!
      1. gaspasser likes this.
    5. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Created a 2000 tap FIR using LMS and HD600 FR. Applied using Foobar2k. FUCK! utterly revealing. Brighter than I'm used to.
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      3. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        OMG! This is awesome. Will post about it later. A few weeks.
        Aug 6, 2016
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      4. Smitty
        Smitty
        Nice, can't wait to see your write up.
        Aug 7, 2016
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      5. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        It's going to take time. Life gets in the way, and details as well. I was using an old set of measurement files which perhaps do not reflect well how I'm hearing things. Used new ones and the LMS needs adjusting. Not an excuse. It will get done. But family comes first.
        Aug 7, 2016
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      ultrabike
      Equalizing my bedroom is a BITCH! Might have to do it again for the 100th time!
      1. Hrodulf
        Hrodulf
        Do it once and only bring girls with similar body volume and absorption properties!
        Aug 1, 2016
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        ultrabike
        LOL! Nah here is the dealio, reverberation in my bedroom is pretty bad :-) . Even Guitar Center looks like an anechoic chamber relatively speaking. So I smooth things out to 1/12 and target flat. Algorithm does crazy shit. Then miniDSP apps act up. Finally get things going crossed at 80 Hz... and now the sub is not detecting sometimes, so might have to take it to 100 Hz again. FUCK! Might start a thread.
        Aug 1, 2016
    7. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Back from a Duran Duran concert. These guys rock!!! Niles Rodgers was there as well and did some "Get Lucky" stuff!
      1. Merrick, JK47, FlySweep and 3 others like this.
      2. JK47
        JK47
        "Wild Boys"
        Jul 31, 2016
      3. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        Yup. "Wild Boys" was performed.
        Jul 31, 2016
    8. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Measured a bunch of monitors at Guitar Center. Those guys are kool!
    9. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      3rd time at Universal Studios in a month. Tired. Very tired today.
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      2. Huxleigh
        Huxleigh
        Heh, your kids must delight in punishing you. ;)
        Jul 18, 2016
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      3. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        LOL! It's all for the kids. It's the right age. But it's hard work.
        Jul 18, 2016
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      ultrabike
      MR5 MK3 is getting pushed out of Guitar Center. Will try to evaluate it more closely. Maybe do some JBL 305 compare. It's a shame.
    11. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Anybody have experience with the Parts-Express Solstice? Looks like an interesting TL design (extended bass), w pretty high end drivers.
      1. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        Meh. Different design (bass reflex), but the Amiga seems to have similar F3, though a little lower sensitivity. About same size and less than half the price. Wife said no, cuz Mackies. :(
        Jun 21, 2016
    12. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Lego Saturday. Ninjago ride was sort of meh. Kids still had fun though.
    13. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Back from yet another cub scouts camp. Tired.
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      2. BioniclePhile
        BioniclePhile
        I can't wait for Bartle this summer
        Apr 10, 2016
      3. Smitty
        Smitty
        Did you at least get a t-shirt to show that you survived the camp?
        Apr 10, 2016
      4. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        Nah. No t-shirt. Just a good time :)
        Apr 11, 2016
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      2. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Read it, worth it. The article made me think about this hobby.
        Mar 17, 2016
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      ultrabike
      Need to send my Weller TC201 for repairs.
      1. feilb
        feilb
        Sounds like an opportunity to buy a new soldering iron to me!
        Mar 2, 2016
      2. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        Nah. I actually bought this to last me for ages. Sort of a "long term investment". That plan kind of failed.
        Mar 2, 2016
    16. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      I frequently heard from older folks: "Why are young people always in a hurry?". I think it's because time goes faster as we get older.
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      2. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        I am 27. I sometimes remember how little control I had over myself when I was a teenager. Between 13 and 19 years old I had too much energy and ran through life. Now, I prefer to walk more.
        Feb 29, 2016
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      3. sphinxvc
        sphinxvc
        1- Because the young are just starting to fend for themselves 2 - in a world that's more complex 3 - which is always accessible at their fingertips
        Feb 29, 2016
    17. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Saw deadpool today w the wife. Like. Funny.
      1. Cryptowolf
        Cryptowolf
        I laughed at one of the deaths. I think I was the only one in the theater to do so. My wife's response afterward the movie was over, "You're weird." To which I replied, "So much raspberry jelly."
        Feb 21, 2016
      2. Darsus
        Darsus
        After watching trailers I got an impression it was too childish and overhyped. You can't imagine the onslaught of people on me for saying this. Tho I understand hardcore Marvel fans, I don't understand adults finding it funny, but that's just me, humor is subjective.
        Feb 21, 2016
      3. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        LOL! I didn't watch the trailers. I just saw it cuz some folks at work and my father-in-law told us to watch it cuz it was too funny.

        It was awesome :)
        Feb 21, 2016
    18. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Amber Alert: We have a missing HEX from the Anaheim meet. The one I brought. Anybody took it by mistake or know of it's whereabouts?
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      2. shaizada
        shaizada
        On a side note, I don't remember headphones coming in a such a nice box apart from the Sony R-10's :) Gilbert, if you live close by, do you want to come over and get the box from me? Or maybe we can meet somewhere? Let me know.
        Jan 31, 2016
      3. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        We could meet, but the box should go to @velvetx. He is the coordinator for the loaner.

        I actually work in Anaheim, close to the I-5. We could meet for lunch anytime next week.
        Jan 31, 2016
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      4. Claritas
        Claritas
        Is it serialized? If someone found/stole it and tried to sell it, we might be able to use that info. to catch him.
        Jan 31, 2016
    19. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      Man, I really liked the Snape/Die Hard evil dude characters! Rickman will be missed!
      1. Deep Funk
        Deep Funk
        Hans Gruber was so deliciously evil he deserved an oscar for that level of villain-ship. Even Mel Brooks could not top that, seriously.
        Jan 14, 2016
      2. ultrabike
        ultrabike
        Yup. Gruber kicked ass. I also liked Rickman in the chick-flick "Sense and Sensibility". Very good actor.
        Jan 14, 2016
      3. insidious meme
        insidious meme
        Metatron in Dogma. A movie I will have to revisit soon.
        Jan 14, 2016
    20. ultrabike
      ultrabike
      SUB-1200 may not be the awesomest sub evar. But it kicks ass!
      1. AustinValentine, Hands and zerodeefex like this.
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