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Auckland, New Zealand

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Video gaming

Headphone Inventory

Home: Sennheiser HD800, Audio-Technica ATH-W3000ANV
Work: Denon D2000
Portable: Sennheiser HD25-II

The "amp tester": Shure SRH840

Had: Sennheiser HD600, Magnum v4 custom Grado, Audio Technica ATH-A500, Sony XBA-4, Audio-Technica ATH-AG1

Headphone Amp Inventory

Home: Violectric V200
Work / Portable: FiiO E12

Had: Woo Audio WA6, Matrix M-Stage (w/ Class A-biased DIP mod, 2x OPA627AP), Asus Xonar Essence ST, Schiit Magni
Retired: FiiO E11 (volume pot died)

Source Inventory

Home: Audiolab M-DAC
Work / Portable: FiiO X3

Vinyl: Rega Planar 3 (Linn Basik LVV tonearm, Denon DL-110 catridge), Pro-Ject Phono Box USB

Had: Matrix Mini-i v1, Cambridge Audio DacMagic 100, Rockboxed iPod Video 5.5G (gave it away like an idiot)
Retired: iPod Classic 6G, M2Tech Hiface

Music Preferences

70% progressive / post rock
20% soundtracks (various, mostly orchestral)
5% alternative (when I think alternative I think Radiohead, The Mars Volta etc.)
3% varying sub-genres of metal (black/thrash/death)
2% everything else

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New Zealand Headphone Meet MK II, 2015 Ed.
HelmetGuy posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 3/26/15 at 8:02pm | 11 replies | 200 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
HelmetGuy posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 7/17/14 at 10:38pm | 3524 replies | 318768 views
New Zealand meet, May 24th in Auckland
HelmetGuy posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 5/26/14 at 4:26am | 365 replies | 9705 views


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