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Armaegis

Modern Modder Man of Manitoba
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Location:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Forum Post Count:

9925

Join Date:

10/18/09

Last Online:

7 hours, 56 minutes ago

About Me:

I'm always interested in trades to try out new gear; doesn't even have to be audio related.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Same as what I do for a living, because what's the point of living otherwise?

What I do for a living:

dance
engineer
metallurgist
teacher
music

Headphone Inventory

quick reference: Canadian companies/retailers: http://www.head-fi.org/t/548624/l...

=Current= (perpetually out of date, I can't keep track)
Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro (w/Fostex T50rp drivers in them)
Pioneer HDJ-2000 (modded - http://www.head-fi.org/t/570868/)
AKG K240 Sextett (with SFI ortho drivers; transplant in progress)
Fostex T50rp (modded up the wazoo)
Nuforce 700X / 770X
HiFiMAN HE-6 (modded: new pads, new grills, added damping in front, removed damping behind)
Monoprice 8323 (modded)
Sennheiser PX100-ii
Sennheiser Amperior (w/600 ohm HD25-13 drivers) - review: http://www.head-fi.org/products/s...
Sennheiser HD580 w/650 grills
V-Sonic GR07

Review: Phiaton MS 400 - http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...
Review/Comparison: Phiaton MS 300, MS 400, PS 500 - http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...

Review: Nuforce NE-600X - http://www.head-fi.org/products/n...
Review/Comparison: Nuforce NE-600X, NE-700X, NE-770X - http://www.head-fi.org/t/623137/r...

Review: Dunu DN-23 Landmine - http://www.head-fi.org/products/d...

Review/Comparison: HDJ-2000, M50, SRH 840, Q40 - http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...
Review/Comparison: HDJ-2000, DT1350, T50p, HD25-1-ii, HD25-13-ii, M80, TMA-1 - http://www.head-fi.org/t/574617/

Review: Munitio Pro40 - http://www.head-fi.org/products/m...

Review: Nuforce HP-800: http://www.head-fi.org/t/647966

mod: Senn PX 100 Red paint job - http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...

mod: Pioneer HDJ-2000 bass boost/extension - http://www.head-fi.org/t/570868/p...

mod: Monoprice 8323 - http://www.head-fi.org/t/610542/m...

mod: Urbanears Plattan - http://www.head-fi.org/t/607380/m...

mod: M-Audio Q40 (post #760) - http://www.head-fi.org/t/275459/m...#post_8560192

ortho transplant: Fostex T40v1 into Phiaton PS500 - http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...
ortho transplant: SFI (120 ohm) into AKG K240 Sextett LP - http://www.head-fi.org/t/569510/
ortho transplant: Fostex T50rp into V-Moda Crossfade LP - http://www.head-fi.org/t/648893/
ortho transplant: Fostex T50rp into Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro - http://www.head-fi.org/t/656644/

=Gone=
Alessandro: MS1i x2
AKG: K701, K702, K340 x2 (bass heavy & bass light), K240M, K240 Sextett LP, K240 MP (NOS)
Audio Technica: ANC7b, ATH-AD700, ATH-A700 (balanced), ATH-A900, ATH-ESW9A, ATH-M50, ATH-706 electret
Beyerdynamic: DT48e 25 ohm. DT880/600. DT880-250, DT250-250
Beta Brainwavz
Fostex: T10, T40v1 x2. T50rp x way-too-many
Grado: SR80, SR125, SR325, HF-1
Hifiman: HE-300, RE252
JBL: Ref 410
Koss: KSC75 x3
Koss Porta Pro (sold)
M-Audio: Studiophile Q40
Miu Audio: MR2pro
Munitio: Pro40
NAD: HP50
Nuforce: NE-600X, NE-700, NE770, HP-800 - review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/647966
Phiaton: MS 300, MS 400, PS 500 (with transplanted Fostex T40v1 drivers (ortho))
Realistic: Pro30 (ortho, modded)
Sennheiser: PX 100, PX 200-ii, HD25-1-ii x4 (modded etc), HD 438, HD 580 w/600 grills & 650 cable (sold), HD595, MX680
Shure: SE 210, SE 215, SRH 440, SRH 840, SRH 940
Skullcandy: Roc Nation Aviator
Sony: MDR-V6 x2
Superlux: HD660
Ultimate Ears: UE700
Ultrasone: Pro750
V-Moda: M80
Yamaha RH10ms (rebadged Ultrasone HFi450 - with transplanted SFI ortho drivers), YH-1 (housed in Senn HD600 body and damped, w/HD650 cable), YH-3 (ortho)

Headphone Amp Inventory

=Current= (also likely out of date)
Focusrite VRMbox - usb dac/amp and speaker/acoustics simulator
Nuforce HDP
Nuforce Icon2 - speaker and headphone dac/amp - review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/626851/
Nuforce uDac-3 - review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/693047/
Nuforce HA-200 monoblocks - review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/724153/
CEntrance DacMini PX

mini shootout - amp for the HE-6: NuForce Icon2 vs STA-100 vs CEntrance DacMini PX: http://www.head-fi.org/t/666077/


=Gone=
Bottlehead Crack - tube amp (sold x 2)
iBasso D10 Cobra w/tons of opamps- usb dac/amp
Nuforce uDac2 - usb dac/amp (sold)
Ortofon HD-Q7 (review loaner) - review: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre...
G&W T2.6F - tube amp (sold)
FiiO: e5, e10, e09k, e17
Apex Butte (review loaner) - review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/573883/b...#post_7816533
Centrance Dacport (sold)
Fanmusic RA1 (traded)
Digizoid ZO2 (traded)
Nuforce HAP-100 - review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/659934/
Meier Corda Aria

Source Inventory

=Current=

Sansa Clip, Clip+, Fuze (v1, rockbox)
laptop & J.River Media Center
Native Instruments Traktor 2 (usb, 4 out)
Focusrite Saffire 6 USB (usb, 2 in, 4 out, balanced)
Focusrite VRMbox - usb dac/amp and speaker/acoustics simulator
Hot Audio USB DAC Destroyer
Turtle Beach Audio Advantage Micro I and II (usb sound card and optical converter)
Echo2 USB

=Gone=
iRiver iHP-120 (sold)
iBasso D10 w/tons of opamps
Nuforce uDac2 (sold, gifted)
Nuforce DAC-100 - review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/645068/
Echo Indigo DJ (pcmcia, sold)
M-Audio Firewire Solo (sold)
Behringer UCA202 - for usb to optical conversion (sold)
Wadia121 Decoding Computer - review: http://www.head-fi.org/products/w...
FiiO: E10, E17
FiiO X1 review: http://www.head-fi.org/products/f...


review: Focusrite Saffire 6 USB - http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f46...

my iBasso D10 opamp rolling experience so far: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thre... (post #3984)

Cable Inventory

some Furutech, Neutrik, too many DIY to list, etc

Power-Related Components

Nuforce LPS2-192k (power supply and usb to coax/optical converter 192k) - review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/626851/r...#post_9011780

Other Audio Equipment

Paradigm 5se
B&W DM11
Cambridge Soundworks 2.1
Cambridge Soundworks Model Twelve Monitors x 2
M-Audio AV40 (traded)
NuForce Cube - review: http://www.head-fi.org/t/618638/r...
Nuforce Icon2 + S-X + W1 (speaker amp/dac, speakers and subwoofer)
Gigaworks T40 (sold)
various PA systems
various sound docks
several vintage receivers

Radio Shack ground loop isolator

Audio-Related Tweaks

radio shack ground loop isolator, cheater plugs
DIY cables

Music Preferences

classical, swing/big band jazz, chillout, acoustic/folk, classic rock, etc

Interests (non-headphone)

mad science, food, dance, teaching

Armaegis's Recent Activity

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Some HOT Science From Synergistic Research
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An Analysis of Balanced Headphones and Their Benefits (Now with numerical data)
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Sound Science Approach to Modding Headphones
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Bottlehead Amplifier Discussion / Comparison Thread: Crack, SEX & Mainline
Armaegis posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 11/6/14 at 11:40am | 943 replies | 50215 views
[Listing] Canadian Companies/Retailers
Armaegis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/6/14 at 11:36am | 208 replies | 15748 views
Speaker amps for headphones
Armaegis posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/28/14 at 9:40pm | 2925 replies | 100063 views
Just listened to some Fostex T50RPs today... WOW!
Armaegis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/27/14 at 8:15pm | 10819 replies | 897972 views
[review] NuForce uDac-3
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HiFiMAN HE-560
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Technics EAH-810
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Teac HP-100
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Wadia 121
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