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Melbourne head-fi 1st meet 2011

Date:

Jan 8th, 2011

 

Time:

10:30am-5pm

 

Venue:

Murrumbeena (detail listed in the confirmation email)

Attendance fee (including venue, drinks and lunch):

please see confirmation email sent on Jan 5th to attendees

 

 

 

UPDATES

 

Please subcribe  http://twitter.com/MelbHeadfiMeet for updates on coming meets... (so I dont have to email/pm everyone LOL)

For anything related to Meet, email me

 

Please email me with the following information if youre' interested in attending:  Sign-up deadline due.

1. Name:

2. Forum id:

3. Contact: (Phone & email)

4. Equipments that you'll bring (headphones, iem, cm, amp, dac, source, cables, powers...etc). [Would be glad if people can bring power    cords/extension cords just incase we need.]

5. Driving or public transport? Which suburbs you live? Are you happy to carpool other attendees?

6. Other comments or suggestions?

 

 

 

2011.01.08 -

IMPRESSION THREAD HERE:

http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/532674/melbourne-1st-meet-2011-08-01-2011-impressions

 

 

 

2011.01.06 -

With a few last-min ppl, now we've got about 27 people confirmed!  Might have 2 extra people but I still havne't got their email thus they are not included as yet.Don't think I will be taking anymore people this meet cuz I don't want to over-packed the room. So sorry for people who didn't see this thread til now... might have to wait til next meet =P

Please check if you are listed on the attendance list if you've send me an email previously, and let me know if there's a change of the equipment/gears you're bringing.

Please make sure you've got carpooling issue sorted as well.

 

 

2011.01.05 -

Confirmation email has been sent regarding to meet details and contacts.

Now we've got 24 ppl confirmed! 

Please check if you are listed on the attendance list if you've send me an email previously, and let me know if there's a change of the equipment/gears you're bringing.

  

 

2011.01.04 -

Confirmation email will be sent out to attendees Jan 5th at night regarding to meet details and my contact.

Now we've got 21 ppl confirmed! 

For those who still haven't confirm, attendence confirmation will be due by Jan 5th!

 

 

2011.01.03 -

Venue checked out this morning, it's bigger than the venue last time!!

Now we've got 18 ppl confirmed! 

For those who still haven't confirm, attendence confirmation will be due by Jan 5th!

 

2011.01.02 -

Happy new Year!!

Now we've got 15 ppl confirmed!  Reached my goal! But I'm happy to meet more ppl at the meet!...

For those who still haven't confirm, attendence confirmation will be due by Jan 5th!

 

 

 

2010.12.29 -

Please remember to EMAIL ME TO CONFIRM attendance and gears !!!! IF I didn't receive your email, it does not count for just posting on the thread!

Now we've got about 13 ppl confirmed with a few unconfirmed ppl...

Venue info updated.

Attendence confirmation will be due by Jan 5th, as I have to confirm food order and venue fee etc....

 

 

2010.12.12 -

Please remember to EMAIL ME TO CONFIRM attendance and gears !!!! IF I didn't receive your email, it does not count for just posting on the thread!

As the couple meets I organized before, my contact and directions to venue etc will be notified through email.

It would be lovely if ppl can add the twitter so I can update infos and news easier for up coming events =)

 

 

2010.12.08 -

Please remember to EMAIL ME TO CONFIRM attendance and gears =)

I am hoping there will be 15+ people =P

And just so melbourian knows, YOU DON'T HAVE TO HAVE GEARS in order to attend. We always welcome newbies who want to hear different gears and setup before they decide what they want =)

 

 

2010.12.07 -

Found venue, but it's better if we have more attendees than 5 people LOL

 

 

 

2010.12.05 -

It's been half a year since our last meet, and 2011 is approaching.

I am now proposing a 2011 Melbourne head fi meet in early-mid Jan.

I am thinking of the venue we had last meet, but will need to ask David again for help LOL

I am proposing Jan 8th for the meet, it's a Sat. It's almost 5 weeks away. Hope it's not too rush a notice to organizing the meet.

 

 

 

 

 

Current Possible Attendance List (those who emailed me) :

Ben (Stang's friend)
Duckman
Gamerzhell
HipNHop
Hngls
Hottuna_
Icecreamfreak
James
Jibz
Joe007
Joshua (ozron's son)
Justin (Icecreamfreak's friend)

Keith (Kunalraiker's friend)
Kevin (Kunalraiker's friend)
Kunalraiker
Matthewh133
Mrsamo
MrSpenkelink
Ozron
Rhys
Rx79ez08
Shawn_low
Solarstabi
Stang
Svyr
Trysaeder
Wankski
William (Icecreamfreak's friend)
Willhughes
Yukari
 

 

 

 

Equipment that maybe there:

 

 

HEADPHONE

AKG K1000 (Stang)
AKG K701 (Gamerzhell)
AKG K701s (James)
AKG 518DJ (Mrsamo)
AKG [an old headphone which is half electrostatic and half dynamic] (icecreamfreak)
Alessandro MS-Pro (icecreamfreak, Trysaeder)
Alessandro MS-1i (Ozron)
Alessandro MS-2 (Rx79ez08)
Audeze LCD2 (Duckman, Hngls)
Audio-Technica ESW9 (if requested) (Joe007)
Audio Technica A900 Limited Edition (Jibz)
Audio Technica AD2000 (Jibz)
Audio Technica AD900 (Rx79ez08)
Audio-Technica AD700 (HipNHop)
Audio-Technica M50S (Willhughes)
Audio-Technica W5000 (Svyr)
Audio-Technica M50 (Trysaeder)
Beyerdymanic DT250 (Duckman)
Beyerdynamic DT880/600 UP-OCC recabled (Stang)
Beyerdynamic DT-880/600 [due to arrive in next couple of days] (Ozron)
Beyerdynamic 990 pros 250z (Wankski)
Beyerdynamic T1  (Joe007)
Denon D7000 (Hottuna_)
Grado RS-1i (Hottuna_, kunalraiker)
Hifiman HE-6 (kunalraiker)
Phillips SHA8900 (Mrsamo)
Sennheiser RS-170 (Rx79ez08)
Sennheiser HD540 [balanced] (Solarstabi)
Sennheiser HD600 (icecreamfreak)
Sennheiser HD650 (Hottuna_, Matthewh133[maybe], Rhys, Kevin)
Sennheiser HD800 (Joe007)
Sennheiser HD800 [balanced] (Solarstabi)
Sennheiser HD800 [with cardas cable] (Shawn_low)
Shure SRH-440 (Rx79ez08)
Sony MDR CD3000 (Mrsamo)
Sony SA5000 if not traded prior (Svyr)
Sony XB700 (Willhughes)
Symphones Magnum (Shawn_low)
Ultrasone Pro 900 (Matthewh133)
Ultrasone Pro 750 (Rhys)
Yamaha HP-2 Orthos (Solarstabi)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

ELECTROSTATIC Equipments

Stax 404LTD with 600LTD amp (Yukari)
Stax SR507 w a nova headband (Svyr)
Stax SRM-1/mk2 (Svyr)
Transistor-Amp V3 (Peter Rill build) (Svyr)

 

 

 

 

IEM

Audio-Technica ATH-CK100 (Willhughes)
Earsonics SM3 (Svyr)
Etymotic ER4P (with P to S cable) (icecreamfreak)
Monster Turbine Gold Pro (Willhughes)
Sennheiser IE6 (Trysaeder)
Shure SE530 [if requested] (Joe007)
Shure SE530 (Jibz)
UlimateEars TripleFi10 Pro (Duckman)
UlimateEars 200 (HipNHop)
Westone UM3X (Stang)

 

 

Custom made

JH13pro (Yukari)
JH5pro (Yukari)

 

 


AMP/DAC/SOUND CARD

3ch cmoy desktop amp [24V, 2xLME47920] (Svyr)
ALO Rx (Yukari)
ALO Audio Amphora (Kevin)
AMB M3 (Wankski)
Antique Sound Lab MG-Head OTL mark3 (Joe007)
Audinst HUD-MX1 (Rx79ez08)
Audio GD C-2 (kunalraiker; Ozron-maybe)
Audio GD Interface (kunalraiker)
Audio GD NFB-2 (Hngls)
Audio-GD NFB-3 (Ozron; Matthewh133-maybe)
Benchmark DAC1 USB (Joe007)
cmoy (Wankski)
DAC-19 DSP (kunalraiker)
DIY KHA Jaycar HP amp (Svyr)
DNA (Joe007)
Fiio E7 (Rx79ez08)
HifiMAN EF-2A tube amp (Ozron)
HLLY T-Amp 20 (Stang)
iQubeV2 (Yukari)
Leben CS300XS (Duckman)
M2Tech HiFace USB (Rhys)
Matrix Cube (Stang)
Mdht Havana Dac (Rhys)
MisterX M^3 (Stang)
Musiland MD11 (Svyr)
NuForce HDP (Willhughes)
Prometheus DAC (NOS) (Svyr)
Ray Samuels Audio Hornet (icecreamfreak)
Ray Samuels Audio RSA Predator (Matthewh133)
SPL Auditor (Joe007)
T-amp T-1 (kunalraiker)
Twistedpear Buffalo B32s DAC with Toslink/Coax input (Solarstabi)
uDAC v1 (Wankski)
Yulong D100 (Svyr)
Zana Deux SE (Rhys)

 

 

 

 

 

SOURCE

Apple Macbook Pro/Toslink source [includes some 96k/24bit material] (Solarstabi)
Apple Macbook (Rx79ez08)
Cowon D2 (Mrsamo)
Denon dvd-3910 (Rhys)
Metric Halo ULN2 (Duckman)
Red Wine Audio iMod (Yukari)
Rega CDP (Kevin)
SanDisk Sansa Clip+ (Trysaeder)
Sony Playstation 3 (Stang)
Sony Walkman X1060 (Stang)
Sony Walkman A845 (Rx79ez08)
1x laptop as primary source (Svyr)
 

 

 

 

CABLE

1x Audioquest 1M RCA (Stang)
2x Optical (Stang)
1x 40cm TwistedCables Nordost Valkyrja RCA (Stang)
soldering iron, wire, etc into the truck in case anyone needs to do any serious DIY work on the day (Solarstabi)
cables (Rhys)
1 x Telos RCA (Yukari)
cables (Kevin)
 
 
 

 

POWERS

extra power cords (Solarstabi)
Several power cables (Stang)
2 x powerboards (Stang)
1X power board (Hottuna_)
1X multisocket power point thingy (2x4 and 1x6)  (Svyr)
powerboard (Rhys)
1 x 240v -110v step down transformer (Yukari, for Stax setup)
power board / extension cable etc (Ozron)
extra power cord and extention cables (HipNHop)
powerboards (Kevin)

 

 

 

Possible carpool (pls pm the person close to u if u need a ride to the meet)

Gamerzhell - Public transport
HipNHop - driving from the west from Maidstone, if some member nearby and needs a lift i'm more then happy to give them a lift
Hngls - Public transport. (carpool with joe007)
Hottuna_ - Live in Doncaster East and will need a lift from someone to get to the meet.(Joe007)
Icecreamfreak - by public transport . Live in Malvern. Happy to carpool with other attendees.
James - from Mt Waverley and can pickup anyone in area if required
Jibz - Possibly driving, I live in Caulfield, so let me know if anyone needs a lift in this area.
Joe007- Driving. Live in Clayton, but having a taichi class in Box Hill on Sat, thus can give people a ride nearby. (carpool with Svyr?)
Matthewh133 - Driving. I live in Narre Warren.
Mrsamo - Driving from Knoxfield.
MrSpenkelink - Driving, from Brunswick.
Ozron - Driving from Hillside (next to Taylors Lakes)
Rx79ez08n - Driving from Wheelers Hill
Rhys - Driving from Carlton, however not sure if I will able to car pool.
Shawn_low - Driving.
Solarstabi - Driving from Ormond.
Stang - Nil carpool.
Svyr - Need a carpool from near Greensborough . (Carpool with James?)
Trysaeder - nil car, from Balwyn North, refer carpool.
Wankski - Driving probably, from near CBD.
Willhughes - Driving, from Glen Huntly. If anyone needs a carpool ride for 2km's or so, ok to carpool.

 

 

 

 

 

Relevant posts:

Our 2010 1st Melb Meet post (2010-03-20)

Our 2010 1st Melb Meet impression post

Our 2010 2nd Melb Meet post (2010-06-26)

Our 2010 2nd Melb Mett impression post

 

 

 

 


Edited by yukari - 1/7/11 at 10:28pm
post #2 of 134

:)

 

Have fun!

post #3 of 134
Looking forward to it. Hopefully I will still have Patrick82's 'destroyed' K1000 by then cool.gif I think they attract quite some attention wink.gif Can't wait to try some more gear. I hope I can get to try HD650, AKG K601, AKG K500/501 and/or ATH-AD2000.
post #4 of 134

Wooooooo!!!!!

 

Btw yukari do you know any good audiologists in Melbourne? I'm thinking of getting a reshell soon.

post #5 of 134

These guys are good. $45 for ear impressions.

 

http://www.bayhear.com.au/

post #6 of 134

Any possibility for later Jan?

 

I've got another venue idea... a bit more spacious and better equipped.

post #7 of 134
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Trysaeder View Post

Wooooooo!!!!!

 

Btw yukari do you know any good audiologists in Melbourne? I'm thinking of getting a reshell soon.


I had mine done at the UniMelb's audiologist clinic LOL

 

 

 



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Originally Posted by Duckman View Post

Any possibility for later Jan?

 

I've got another venue idea... a bit more spacious and better equipped.

Hmmm not sure about my shifts schedule thou...a bit harder to manage the date for it.
 

post #8 of 134

Wow... upcoming meeting. Unfortunately, I cannot join this meeting because I'm back to my hometown (Bangkok, Thailand).

 

I hope this meeting will be very excite. I'm looking forward for the meeting impression

 

Miss you... ^ ^

post #9 of 134

No worries. I can do that date, it's just that I have a Leben on order that may not have arrived by then, and I thought it might be cool for people to hear it.

 

Next meet then, if not this one.  :-)

post #10 of 134
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Originally Posted by Duckman View Post

No worries. I can do that date, it's just that I have a Leben on order that may not have arrived by then, and I thought it might be cool for people to hear it.

 

Next meet then, if not this one.  :-)


Damn you Dave I want to hear that! ... I'm frequently in Melbourne during the new year but I'll be overseas if it's mid to late Jan :-(

post #11 of 134

o2smile.gif I'd rather not be damned!

 

You never know, it might arrive before the 8th.

 

Bring your D7000 down with you.


Edited by Duckman - 12/6/10 at 7:00pm
post #12 of 134

WoW.. 2011 Melb meet is comming!!

Unfortunately, i am not back in Melbourne until late afternoon 8th Jan

TT

post #13 of 134

WoW.. 2011 Melb meet is comming!!

Unfortunately, i am not back in Melbourne until late afternoon 8th Jan

TT

post #14 of 134

We have a venue available in Murrumbeena on the 8th... not far from where the last meet took place.

 

Good room too. Bigger.

 

Anyone coming? 

 

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post #15 of 134
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Originally Posted by Duckman View Post

o2smile.gif I'd rather not be damned!

 

You never know, it might arrive before the 8th.

 

Bring your D7000 down with you.


They're no ordinary denons but sadly space is at a premium as I never ever take checked luggage when I get on an plane.

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