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FLACvest

Location:

Someplace

Forum Post Count:

794

Join Date:

3/28/09

About Me:

I like Music, but then, who doesn't around these parts?

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Music, Photography, etc. Oh, and usually plugged into Headphones.

What I do for a living:

trying to avoid straining my brain. its a secret.

Headphone Inventory

LEGEND: (Notice: this LEGEND applies to all GEAR categories below)
( = ) = in inventory, currently
( + ) = on wish list to audition
( - ) = no longer in inventory, or traded, or sold
( ^ ) = modified, but in stock housing
( * ) = modified, drivers now in alternate housing. Desc. == Drivers--FosterHousing-Fv (Fv = FLACvest)
( '' ) = modified, housing now carries alternative drivers. Desc == Drivers--FosterHousing-Fv (Fv = FLACvest)

AKG:
K450 ( = ) ( ^ )

Audio Technica:
ATH-ESW9A ( = ) ( ^ ), ATH-T300 ( = ) ( * ) ( '' (ATH-T300--UR40)(drivers mounted in a heavily damped, dynamat and microfiber carpet treated UR-40 frame, with dynamat on baffles surrounding driver cutout. 8-conductor cable is mounted dual-entry with 4 seperate signal & ground connections on each driver a-la Grado GS-1000, CAT-6 ethernet cable used ), ATH-RE70WH ( = ) ( '' (empty) )

Audeo:
PFE-122 (w/ Mic.) ( - )

Etymotic:
ER-4S ( - ), ER-4S ( - ), ER-4P ( - ), ER-4P ( ^ ) ( - )

Grado:
SR-60 ( - )

HiFiMAN:
RE-0 ( - )

Kanen:
KM-880 ( = ) ( '' (SRH-440--KM-880 (drivers ( - ) ) ), KM-880 ( = ) ( '' ( empty ) ), KM-92 ( - )

KOSS:
KSC35 ( =) ( ^ (supermodded) ), SportaPro ( = ) ( ^ (supermodded) ), KSC75 ( - ), K6/X ( = ) ( ^ (K6/X drivers in KOSS UR-22v Housing modded to fit the 50mm drivers, also modded for dual entry, additionally a 1/4" impedance adaptor is used that applies 100R to each channel)), K6/X PLUS ( = ) ( ^ ), K6/ X PLUS ( = ) UR-22v ( = ), UR-22v ( = ), UR-40 ( = ) ( '' (ATH-T300--UR-40) ), UR-40 ( = ) ( '' (empty ) ), PRO4AA ( ^ ) ( - )

Pioneer:
SE-L40 ( = ) ( '' (empty)

Sennheiser:
HD 202 ( = ) ( ^ ( detachable 3.5mm TS socket mod, resistors added for impedance & SQ enhancements, Acoustic damping modified, dynamat, EVA foam panel, microfiber carpet added for bass backwave enhancement), HD 424 ( = ), HD 497 ( = ) ( ^ ( detachable 3.5mm TS socket mod, resistors added for impedance & SQ enhancements, Acoustic damping modified, EVA foam panel, Velcro Carpet added for bass backwave enhancement)

Shure:
SRH 440 ( - )

Sleek Audio:
SA-6 ( = ) ( ^ (not drivers, just accessory tips, caps, cables) )

SONY:
MDR-F1 ( = ) ( ^ ), MDR-F1 ( = ), MDR-MA300--ATH-T300 ( = ) ( * ( MDR-MA300 drivers mounted in a heavily modified ATH-T300 housing with alternative headband from JVC HA-S600), MDR-XB500--YH-HP3 ( = ) ( * (MDR-XB500 drivers mounted in a Yamaha YH-HP3 vintage orthodynamic housing) ), MDR-XB700 ( - ), various Fontopia earbuds over the years, a few low end V series DJ headphones from before I got involved in Head-Fi, I can't locate the model numbers yet... Anybody who has a link to a worldwide Headphone Model Registry, please PM me! xD

Soundesign:
SD-349 (see my Avatar) ( = ) ( '' (JVC HA-S400B Carbon Nanotube drivers mounted in the SD-349 housing with additional modifications, incl CIEM detachable cable sockets, and Melamine Foam Acoustic Bass Lens per driver, driver protector spokes removed & stainless steel 120 micron screen (acoustically transparent, blocks items as small as pollen) attached behind cutout) for enhanced clarity.)

V-Moda:
bass-freq ( = ) ( ^ ), bass freq ( - )

Yamaha:
YH-HP3--MDR-F1 (ortho) ( = ) ( * ) ( '' )

YUIN:
PK2 ( - ), PK3 ( - ) (blown driver), OK2 ( - ) (got lost moving), G2A ( - ) (Trivia Fun Fact: accidentally plugged it in on full volume while sleepy one morning, & blew drivers, kept Aluminum dampers & "created' G1A out of SportaPro (Grille removed in favor of Stainless Steel Mesh 120 micron (Acoustically Transparent, blocks pollen, etc), Kiwame 100R resistors, removed ATH-ESW9A cable, & HD414 foam pads w/ Melamine Foam Acoustic Bass Lenses and Parts-Express Mini-Headphone headband. These actually sound BETTER than my ESW9A (stock) !!!

Headphone Amp Inventory

Amplifier Inventory:

Bravo Audio:
Bravo Tube Amp Type 2 6922: Valve Class A Tube Amp 6922 Type (Solen 6N11 Tube installed) ( = )

FiiO:
E3 ( = ), E5 ( = ), E11 ( = )

iBasso:
T4 ( - ) ( ^ )

JDS Labs:
CMOY 1.03 (not working atm) ( = )

Practical Devices:
XM4 ( = )

SENSE:
G3-T7 OTL Tube Amp ( (1x) 12AT7 (power) (Amperex World Logo Large O Getter Grey Mica Plate), (2x) 6N11 (driver) (Amperex BugleBoy Large O Getter Grey Mica Plate) ) ( = )


DAC/Amp Combo Inventory:

FiiO:
E17 Alpen ( = )

iBasso:
D10 Cobra ( - ) ( ^ (HiFlight Dual Mono TDA2141 TopKit) ) ( = )

Source Inventory

Desktop PC Soundcard:

Auzen:
X-Meridain 7.1 (Gen 1) Soundcard with all four channels upgraded to Burr-Brown OPA627AU opamps. (7.1 CH Analog and SPDIF/TOSLINK(Optical) or SPDIF/COAXIAL digital output via onboard high grade special COAX+OPTIC combo type receiver module), uses C-Media CMI-8788 Oxygen DSP, AKM 4 pcs 24-bit/192kHz AK4396VF (120dB-part spec.) DACs, 1 pc 24-bit/192kHz AK5385VF(114dB-part spec.) ADC input. ( = )

Portable Sources:

Apple:
iPhone 3G ( - ) <--- hated this shrill, treble happy POS!!!

COWON:
D2 ( - ), O2PMP ( - ), S9 ( - )

iRiver:
H120 ( = ) ( navi key not functional atm ), H140 ( = ) ( ^ ( 80GB Toshiba IDE HDD installed ) )

Lisse:
Q10 ( - )

Sansa:
Fuze (v1) (4GB) ( - ) ( ^ (rockbox FW) ), Fuze (v2) ( 4GB ) ( = ) ( ^ ( rockbox FW (lineout unsupported build) ), Fuze ( v2 ) (8GB) ( = ) ( ^ ( rockbox FW (lineout unsupported build) ), Clip+ (8GB) ( - ) ( ^ (rockbox FW)

Teclast:
T51/s:flo2 (16GB) ( - ), T51/s:flo2 (16GB) ( = ), X30 ( = )

Cable Inventory

a few

Power-Related Components

N/A

Other Audio Equipment

Edifier R18 Sealed Multimedia Speakers (MDF Wood Enclosures)

Audio-Related Tweaks

Many

Music Preferences

Symphonic Music: Be it Musical Score, Electronic Score {noise>electro>bass>dub>techno>trance>d'n'b>hardcore>terrorcore}, Syntpop, Modern Rock, SynthPunkPostPop, Indie, HipHop {NOT 'rap' or 'r'n'b'}, industrial, Pop, whatEv. Oh, and that category called "stuff I've already listened to"

Interests (non-headphone)

Photography, Art, Anime, Design, other Audio Design and Sound principles... Sunglasses, Classic Cars, Felines, etc.

FLACvest's Recent Activity

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SONY MA900 resistor Mod
FLACvest posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/26/13 at 6:08pm | 6 replies | 2001 views
Sony MDR MA900 Impressions Thread
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FS JVC Victor FX500 Price Reduced
FLACvest posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 4/30/13 at 1:58am | 4 replies | 453 views
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FLACvest posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/19/13 at 8:29pm | 13309 replies | 1175605 views
Ultimate DIY: the 3.5mm 1/8" mini jack plug collection thread
FLACvest posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 1/8/13 at 5:31am | 437 replies | 158105 views
IC: SHARP MiniDisc Recorder - MD-MS722 (Mint Condition)
FLACvest posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 1/6/13 at 6:31pm | 0 replies | 554 views
DIY Cable Gallery!!
FLACvest posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 1/3/13 at 12:15am | 14065 replies | 2929995 views

 

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FLACvest's Lists

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