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Armaegis

Modern Modder Man of Manitoba
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Location:

Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada

Forum Post Count:

9660

Join Date:

10/18/09

Last Online:

2 hours, 23 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=Current= (perpetually out of date, I can't keep track)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...
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/

=Gone=
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/


=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


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

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Orthodynamic Roundup
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Monoprice Desktop Headphone Amplifier #11567
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Speaker amps for headphones
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THE DIY HEADPHONE STAND THREAD
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Crack;Bottlehead OTL
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Notes: FiiO E10K & E11K (based on pre-production/beta engineering samples)
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Nuforce HA-200: High performance, Single Ended, Class-A Headphone Amplifier
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Armaegis’s Photos

Senn HD598 recable
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Latest upload: May 20, 2014
Wadia 121
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NuForce HA-200
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NuForce uDac-3
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Munitio Pro40
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Latest upload: Nov 5, 2013

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