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IEM Reviewer Extraordinaire

Location:

Middle of Johor, Malaysia.

Forum Post Count:

14708

Join Date:

5/11/04

About Me:

Tech buff, headphones keeper and (lazy) Chinese poet writer. I enjoy silence as much as good music.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Learning new stuff.

What I do for a living:

Small family business - a bakery in a small town, if you must know.

Headphone Inventory

Email me if you have any question, as I will gradually spend less time in the forum and might not reply PM regularly.
See 'Gear-Fi' section on how to contact me. Some review will not be posted in HF, search my blog for them.

* = In-depth review posted.

== Currently Own == [367 pairs = 70% IEM + 20% Earbuds + 10% Others]
AiAiAi TMA-1*
Accutone Taurus
AKG K311
AKG K319*
AKG K81DJ*
Alessandro MS-1*
Altec Lansing iM716
Altec Lansing iM716 (47ohm mod'ed)
Apple EarPods*
Apple iBud
Apple In-Ear Headphone with Remote and Mic (ADDIEM)
Astello Radiance+
Astrotec AM-90*
Astrotec AM-800
Astrotec AS100HD*
Astrotec AS200HD*
Astrotec AX35
Astrotec DX-60
Atomic Floyd SuperDarts + Remote*
Audio-Technica ATH-AD700*
Audio-Technica ATH-CHX7
Audio-Technica ATH-CKS70*
Audio-Technica ATH-CM707
Audio-Technica ATH-IM70
Audio-Technica ATH-ON3*
AudioFly AF45*
AudioFly AF120
Bang and Olufsen A8*
Blox ANV3
Blox BI3
Blox BX3 (TM7 Prototype)
Blox M2c*
Blox TM7*
Blue Ever Blue 328R Black*
Blue Ever Blue 866B Red*
Blue Ever Blue 868B Silver*
Brainwavz alpha*
Brainwavz B2*
Brainwavz beta*
Brainwavz Delta
Brainwavz M1*
Brainwavz M2*
Brainwavz M3*
Brainwavz M4*
Brainwavz M5*
Brainwavz R1
Brainwavz R3
Brainwavz S5
Brookstone Clear Dual Drive*
Beyerdynamic DT1350
Beyerdynamic XP1*
Beyerdynamic XP2*
Beyerdynamic XP3*
Creative Aurvana Air
Creative Aurvana In-Ear2*
Creative Aurvana In-Ear3
Creative EP-480
Creative EP-630
Cresyn C222E*
Cresyn C230E*
Cresyn C260E*
Cresyn C550H*
Cresyn C740S
Cresyn C750H
CrossRoads Bijou3 (x2)
CrossRoads MylarOne X3*
CrossRoads HR1*
CrossRoads HR2*
CrossRoads Quattro*
CrossRoads Woody 1*
CrossRoads Woody 2*
CUBE F1*
Dasetn MC5
Dasetn Mod M760
Denon AH-C300
Denon AH-C710
DUNU Ares (DN-11)*
DUNU Crater (DN-17)*
DUNU Crius (DN-13)*
DUNU Detonator (DN-22M)*
DUNU DN-900
DUNU DN-1000
DUNU DN-2000
DUNU Hawkeye (DN-18)*
DUNU Hephaes (DN-16)*
DUNU I 3C-S*
DUNU Landmine (DN-23)*
DUNU Tai Chi (DN-19)*
DUNU Trident (DN-12)*
Earsquake CRO*
Earsquake FISH*
Earsquake PIXI*
Earsquake SHA*
ECCI PG100*
ECCI PR100*
ECCI PR200*
ECCI PR300*
ECCI PR401*
Edifier H850
Etymotic ER6i
Etymotic ER4P+S* (w/ AW Audio P-S adapter)
Etymotic MC5*
EOps noisezero Sport+*
EXS X15
EXS X20*
Fidue A63
Fidue A81
Final Audio Design Piano Forte II*
Final Audio Design Adagio V*
Fischer Audio Bullet 6mm
Fischer Audio Ceramique*
Fischer Audio Coda
Fischer Audio Consonance*
Fischer Audio Consonance v2
Fischer Audio Con Amore
Fischer Audio DBA-02*
Fischer Audio Enigma*
Fischer Audio Eterna*
Fischer Audio Eterna v2*
Fischer Audio FA-002*
Fischer Audio FA-003*
Fischer Audio FA-977 Jazz*
Fischer Audio FA-999*
Fischer Audio MightyBug*
Fischer Audio oldskool70s*
Fischer Audio Omega*
Fischer Audio Omega v2*
Fischer Audio Paradigm v.2*
Fischer Audio Paradigm v.3*
Fischer Audio SBA-01*
Fischer Audio SBA-03*
Fischer Audio Silver Bullet*
Fischer Audio Tandem*
Fischer Audio TBA-04
Future Sonics Atrio M5 (MG7)*
Future Sonics Atrio M5 (rev.2)
Grado SR325i
Griffin Tunebuds
Havi B3 Pro-1
HifiMan ES100
HifiMan HE-300*
HifiMan RE0*
HifiMan RE1*
HifiMan RE2*
HifiMan RE252*
HifiMan RE262*
HifiMan RE272*
HifiMan RE400*
HifiMan RE-ZERO*
Hisound Battleflag (Popo)*
Hisound Crystal*
Hisound Living*
Hisound PAA-1*
Hisound PAA-1 Pro*
Hisound Tabour
Hisound Wooduo 2
Hippo Boom
Hippo Epic
Hippo Safari
Hippo Shroom*
Hippo Shroom-EB*
Hippo VB*
HTC RC-E190*
iFeelU IF-DMV-501
j-phonic K2 SP*
JAYS a-JAYS Two*
JAYS a-JAYS Three*
JAYS a-JAYS Five (Android / Windows / iOS)
JAYS q-JAYS
JAYS s-JAYS*
JAYS t-JAYS Two*
JVC HA-F130
JVC HA-FX850
JVC HA-FXD80
JVC HA-FXT90
JVC HA-FXZ200
Kanon MD-52
Klipsch S4*
Koss KSC75
LEAR Le01*
LEAR LCM-5*
Logitech bluetooth headphone for mp3
Maike MK-EL5031*
Maximo iM-390*
Maximo iM-590*
Marshall Minor*
MEElectronics A151*
MEElectronics CC51*
MEElectronics CW31*
MEElectronics CX21*
MEElectronics HT-21*
MEElectronics M2*
MEElectronics M6*
MEElectronics M9*
MEElectronics M11*
MEElectronics M16*
MEElectronics M21*
MEElectronics M31*
MEElectronics R1*
MEElectronics SP51*
Meizu EP-40*
Maxell MXH-DBA700
Miu-Audio MR2-PRO*
Monster Turbine Pro Copper*
Munitio NINES
Munitio SV
NineWave NW-Studio Pro*
Nocs NS600 Crush
NuForce NE-7M
NuForce NE-600X
NuForce NE-700M (new version)
NuForce NE-770X
Obique ES903
Ortofon e-Q5*
Ortofon e-Q7*
Ostry KC06A
Panasonic HJ-329
Panasonic RP-HC50
Panasonic RP-HJE70*
Panasonic RP-HJE450*
Panasonic RP-HS101
Panasonic RP-HTX7*
Panasonic RP-HT970
Panasonic RP-HV600
Panasonic RP-HZE10
Panasonic RP-HZE70
Panasonic VMSS Hybird*
Phiaton PS20*
Phiaton PS210*
Phiaton PS320*
Philips SHE9850*
Phonak Audeo PFE 022 Perfect Bass*
Phonak Audeo PFE121*
Radius HP-RLF11R*
Radius HP-TWF11R*
Radius HP-TWF21K*
RedGaint A00 Malleus*
RedGaint A03 Ossicle*
RHA MA-350*
RHA MA-750
Rock It Sounds R-10*
Rock It Sounds R-11*
Rock It Sounds R-20*
Rock It Sounds R-30*
Rock It Sounds R-50*
Rock It Sounds R-50M
Rock It Sounds R-DJ
Rock It Sounds R-Lite
Rock It Sounds R-Shield*
Rock It Sounds R-Studio
Samsung EHS64AVFWEG*
Samsung HS-330
Samsung LEVEL In-Ear
Sennheiser CX300
Sennheiser LX90
Sennheiser MX50
Sennheiser MX90VC*
Sennheiser MX500(OEM)
Sennheiser MX580*
Sennheiser MX581*
Sennheiser MX760
Sennheiser MX985
Sennheiser OMX52
Sennheiser PX200
Sherwood SE-777*
Shure E3c
Shure SE215*
Shure SE215SPE
Shure SE530
Sidy (BGVP) DX1
Signature Acoustics Elements C-12
Sleek Audio SA6*
SonoCore 2-ways CoAxial Canalphones (COA-803)*
SonoCore Cindy (COA-805)*
SonoCore Chrome (211C)
SonoCore Mia[ (506M)
Sony Ericsson MH-1 LiveSound*
Sony MDR-1R
Sony MDR-A34
Sony MDR-E51
Sony MDR-E888LP
Sony MDR-EX85SL
Sony MDR-EX600*
Sony MDR-EX700SL
Sony MDR-NC31EM
Sony MDR-PQ5*
Sony MH-1C Smart Headset*
Sony MH750*
Sony XBA-1*
Sony XBA-4*
Sony XBA-10
Sony XBA-C10
SoundMAGIC E10*
SoundMAGIC E30*
SoundMAGIC EH11*
SoundMAGIC HP100*
SoundMAGIC P30*
SoundMAGIC PH-10
SoundMAGIC PL-11
SoundMAGIC PL-20 (x2)
SoundMAGIC PL-21*
SoundMAGIC PL-30
SoundMAGIC PL-50*
Spider realvoice*
STAX SRS-002 (SR-002 + SRM002)
Sunrise AS-Miss*
Sunrise AS-Feeling*
Sunrise AS-Feeling 2
Sunrise AS-Charm*
Sunrise AS-Charm 3
Sunrise i100 (beta)
Sunrise Xcited*
Sunrise SW-Xcape*
Sunrise SW-Dragon II
Sunrise Xcape Impressive Edition*
Sunrise Xcape v2*
TDK BA100*
TDK BA200*
TDK BA700
TDK EB950*
TDK IE800
TDK ST700*
Tingo TC-100
Tingo TG-38S
T-PEOS Altone 200
T-PEOS D-202NB*
T-PEOS H-100RG*
T-PEOS H-100JM
T-PEOS H-200*
T-PEOS RICH200
Ubiquo ES903
Ultimate Ears 100*
Ultimate Ears 200*
Ultimate Ears 700
Ultimate Ears Triple.fi 10 Pro
Vibe-BS BS-80HD
Vibe-BS BS-80S1
VSONIC GR01*
VSONIC GR02 (Bass edition)*
VSONIC GR06*
VSONIC GR07*
VSONIC GR02 Bass edition
VSONIC GR07 MKII
VSONIC GR99*
VSONIC R02 SIlver
VSONIC R02 Pro II*
VSONIC R04*
VSONIC UU2
VSONIC VC02
VSONIC VC1000
VSONIC VSD1
VSONIC VSD3
VSONIC VSD3S
Westone UM2
Woodees IESW100B*
Xears Powerball PB120 Black Edition*
Xears Resonance Black Edition*
Xears Revolution Series XR120PRO II*
Xears Turbo Devices TD III PRO Blackwood*
Xiaomi Piston
Xiaomi Piston 2
Xiaomi Piston 2 Simplified edition
Yamaha EPH-100
Yuin G1*
Yuin PK1*
Yuin PK3
湖西小筑DIY DMM earbud.


MAIN REVIEW GEARS: Dell XPS 420 - FooBar 2000 (ASIO) - UHA-4 / ObjectiveDAC + Objective 2
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Headphone Amp Inventory

Portable:
Boostaroo (v2)
CMOY2 - OP270 / OP275 (DIY)
C&C BH
digiZoid ZO personal subwoofer
digiZoid ZO2.3*
FiiO E02i Rocky*
FiiO E07K Andes* + L7
FiiO E1*
FiiO E3*
FiiO E6*
FiiO E11*
FiiO E11K
FiiO E12*
FiiO E12DIY Gold
FiiO E12IEM *prototype*
FiiO E18
Firestone Audio Fireye Mini*
Firestone Audio Fireye Mini+
Firestone Audio Fireye HD*
FireStone Audio Fubar HD*
Electric-Avenues PA2V2*
Elekit TU-HP01
Fred_fred_2004's 3 Channels Headphone Amp* (2x LM4562 + 1x LM6171)
GoVibe Derringer*
GoVibe Single
Happy Audio Ph-M: XP7 + A1 + SY + LM +TPA modules
HeadRoom Total Bithead*
Hippo Box
iBasso D-Zero*
iBasso T3D*
iBasso T4*
iBasso T5*
iFi Audio nano iCAN
Jaben cMoy - OPA2134 (DIY)
JDS Labs C421* - AD8620
JDS Labs C5
JDS Labs cMoyBB v2.02*
JDS Labs Objective 2*
LEAR FSM-01*
Leckerton Audio UHA-4* (OPA209)
Linearossa W1*
Little Dot Mirco Plus
Meier Audio Corda 3MOVE
Meier Audio Corda STEPDANCE
MINT - OPA2134 (DIY)
NuForce MMP
Panda Audio amp-S
PengAmp Original
Practical Devices XM3
Project Palaios Iona
S.M.S.L sAp-4s
S.M.S.L sAp-7
Spider XtremeBass
Spider SurroundPro
SoundMAGIC A10*
Sunrise DA-P1 'Ray'
Topping NX1
Travagans Colors*
Tube Amp BL-2*
Tube Amp TA-1

Desktop:
Edifier HA11
FiiO E09K Qogir*
FiiO E9
Firestone Audio Little Country* (2nd gen, Hybrid OTL)
iFi Audio micro iCAN*
iFi Audio micro iTube

Owned:
FiiO E5*
FiiO E7*
FiiO E17 Alpen*
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Source Inventory

Apple iPod Nano 4G 8GB
Apple iPod Nano 7G* 16GB
BBK Vivo X1*
ColorFly C3 4GB
CUBE C30*
FiiO X1
FiiO X3* (AD8620 Mod'ed)
FiiO X5
HifiMan HM-602*
HifiMan HM-700
HifiMan HM-801* - Std v1 + Balanced Amp Module*
HifiMan HM-901 - AD8397 + Classic v1 + Balanced Amp Module
Hippo Gumstick*
Hisound Audio Nova N3*
HiSound Audio RoCoo-P*
iBasso DX50
Nationite S:Flo2* 8GB
Samsung P6200 Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus 3G
Sandisk Sansa Clip+ 8GB*
Sandisk Sansa Fuze 8GB
Sony D-EJ1000
Sony Xperia TX
Sony Xperia Z2
Teclast X19HD*
Teclast X30

Owned:
iriver CLIX / CLIX2
MEElectronics GrooveMee II 4GB*
Nationite Nanite N1* 2GB
Samsung YP-U2

DAC:
ASUS Xonar Essence STU
AUDIOTRAK DR.DAC3
Creative Sound Blaster E1
Creative Sound Blaster E3
FiiO D3
FiiO E10*
FiiO E10K
FireStone Audio Custom Cute*
Go-Vibe USB DAC
HeadStage USB DAC cable (WM8740)
iFi Audio iDAC* + iPurifier
iFi Audio micro iDSD
iFi Audio nano iDSD
JDS Labs ObjectiveDAC
miniwatt N4
NuForce uDAC
NuForce uDAC-3
Stoner Acoustics UD100*
Stoner Acoustics UD110 MK1
Stoner Acoustics UD120
Über Muzik Tiny Tube DAC*

Audio Interface:
Behringer UCA222
Focusrite Scarlett 2i2
Tone Weal UT24

PC Sound card:
ASUS Essence STX II
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Cable Inventory

ALO Audio SXC RCA-to-RCA
Belkin PureAV mini jack to RCA
FiiO L1 slim iPod LOD / (modded) L6 LOD for Sansa* / RC-UE1
Monster Cable mini to RCA
Oyaide HPC-D3.5 iPod LOD (a.k.a. FiiO L3)
Oyaide HPC-MSS
+ Random assortment of cheap IC cables.

Sansa Fuze diyLOD v1, v2, and v2i
Apple Lightning to 30pin Adapter (both version)

iFi Audio Gemini dual-headed USB cable

HM801 digital cable (diy) - Cardas GRLM RCA plug, Nexans RG179 75ohm coax, Neutrik 3.5mm plug
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Power-Related Components

Regular wall socket that supply 240V, 50Hz of AC power.
Different brands of charger and a LOT of rechargeable batteries.

BlackBox Studio (TW) USB Isolator
ElectronicssShop.dk 'USB2ISO' USB Isolator
iFi Audio iUSB Power* + Gemini cable
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Other Audio Equipment

Portable speaker:
Altec Lansing inMotion iM4
Creative Sound Blaster Roar SR20
Creative TravelDock 900
JBL onTour

Earplug:
Etymotic ER20 (x2)
HearTech FliteMate
V-moda Faders VIP

Stereo Bluetooth Headset:
Nokia BH111
Samsung HS3000
Sony DRC-BT15
Sony SBH-20
Sony SBH-80
Sony Smart Wireless Headset pro*

Integrated Tube Amp:
MiniWatt

Speaker Amp:
FiiO A1 - powering a pair of half decent Panasonic 2-ways bookshelf speaker.

PC Speaker:
Altec Lansing ATP3
Creative GigaWorks T40 series II + Powered Subwoofer P150
FiiO N3

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Audio-Related Tweaks

NOS tubes are the way to go!!!

United Electronic 12AU7
Brimar 12AU7
Syvania 12AU7A

Not so NOS:
JJ Electronic ECC82 / 83S
Sovtek 12AX7LPS
Tung-Sol 12AX7
Electro-Harmonix 12AU7/12AX7

OPAMP collection:
LME49860, AD8599, ADA4627-1, LME49990, OPA1642, AD825, LT1028, AD744, OPA627, LT1678, LT1469, LT1358, OPA2111, NE5532, LM4562, LME49720, NJM5532, NJM2114, NJM4580, NJM4558, NJM4556, OP270, OP275, OPA2134, OPA2227, OPA604, OPA2604, AD8397, OPA2209, OPA2107, AD8620, AD8066, AD797, OPA1611, MAX9632, MUSES8820, MUSES8920, MUSES01, MUSES02, OPA1641, OPA827, OPA1602, OPA1652.

Buffer:
LME49600, BUF634, LT1010, LMH6321, HA-5002.
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Music Preferences

Nothing particular, but I do like new age, indie, alternative rock a bit more and listen to very little metal.

Oh, and mainly just English and Chinese music.

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Interests (non-headphone)

Gadgets, cat, manga, science, movie.

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Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

LED - lots and lots of LED.

Portable Gaming:
Nintendo Game Boy Advance SP / Game Boy Micro / DSi / 3DS
Sony PSP-1000
Dingoo Digital A320 + 2GB microSD
...moving mostly to Android games + emulators now.

Tablet:
Lenovo ideaPad A1 - Advice: avoid Lenovo, cr*p product!
Samsung P6200 Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus 3G - Good stuff!!!
ASUS Transformer Book T100 - Even better!!!

Multi-tool:
Victorinox Cybertool 41
CRKT Zilla-Tool Jr.
Gerber Radius / Vise
Swiss+Tech Utili-Key 6-in-1 / Micro-tech 6-in-1 / Smart Clip 9-In-1
Leatherman Style CS / Wingman

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Contact me via (in preference):
[Email] http://www.inearmatters.net/p/con... (please open link)
[Home Page] http://www.InEarMatters.net/

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