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Modern Modder Man of Manitoba
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Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

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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:


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=Current= (perpetually out of date, I can't keep track)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...
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...

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/

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

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/

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


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

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

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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Oh Schiit, it's the end of the world! Announcing Ragnarok.
Armaegis posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals Yesterday at 10:34 pm | 340 replies | 27185 views
Speaker amps for headphones
Armaegis posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 10:30 pm | 2712 replies | 91468 views
modded Urbanears Plattan - surprisingly competent and bass heavy
Armaegis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 11:52 am | 18 replies | 8798 views
Show us your Head-Fi station at it's current state. No old pictures please...
Armaegis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/12/14 at 11:21am | 18740 replies | 2450796 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
Armaegis posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 9/10/14 at 9:58am | 2699 replies | 500589 views
DIY Cable Gallery!!
Armaegis posted in this thread in DIY (Do-It-Yourself) Discussions 9/9/14 at 9:44pm | 13914 replies | 2905220 views
LFF's Enigma (new from the maker of the Paradox)
Armaegis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/9/14 at 8:20pm | 468 replies | 31953 views
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IC: Winnipeg meet?
Armaegis posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 9/4/14 at 1:33pm | 1847 replies | 42514 views
mod: Monoporice 8323
Armaegis posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/3/14 at 11:00pm | 153 replies | 32824 views


Armaegis’s Photos

HiFiMAN HE-560
9 photos
Latest upload: 6 days ago
Technics EAH-810
6 photos
Latest upload: Aug 3, 2014
Teac HP-100
13 photos
Latest upload: Aug 3, 2014
Senn HD598 recable
12 photos
Latest upload: May 20, 2014
Wadia 121
8 photos
Latest upload: Feb 6, 2014

Armaegis’s Embedded Photos

Armaegis's photos in Essence HDACC - an interesting dac with HDMI and tons more
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Latest upload: Jul 9, 2014
Armaegis's photos in singing vs humming - waveforms
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Latest upload: Mar 20, 2014
Armaegis's photos in Rig´s names and photos for the true Audiophile
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Latest upload: Dec 28, 2013
Armaegis's photos in DUNU Review event
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Latest upload: Oct 31, 2013
Armaegis's photos in AKG K702 (The Classic) vs. K612 Pro (The Upstart) – Review and Comparison

Armaegis's Lists

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My Headphones 50 Headphones
Last Updated 8/1/11
My Sources 18 Source Components
Last Updated 5/23/11

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