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Head-Fi's third most long-winded poster.

Location:

Chestertucky, MI

Forum Post Count:

3704

Join Date:

10/17/10

Last Online:

4 hours, 46 minutes ago

About Me:

Sometimes I'm on Head-Fi. Often times I'm not. At all times, music comes first.

What I do for a living:

Something top secret, involving paperclips, out of date Marmite, pretty ponies, and the letter Q.

Headphone Inventory

Current Stable:
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-*Sennheiser HD 600
-*Beyerdynamic DT880/250 ('05)
-*Shure SRH440
-MEElectronics S6
-Koss PortaPro
-Koss UR55

*Preferred members of my rotation


RIP:
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-RHA MA-350 (strain relief on right side failed, leading to a short)


Gone:
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-Audio-Technica ATH-M50S (bought the hype, mistake)
-Grado SR225i (too colored, limited genre coverage)
-MEElectronics A161P (too much midrange, too warm + lacking treble)
-NAD VISO HP50 (Good sound, TERRIBLE comfort)
-Koss SP330 (Pretty good sound, though not my preferred signature; unfortunate comfort and fit issues)


Would love to hear/try:
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-Phonak PFE 111/112
-Brainwavz B2/Fischer Audio DBA-02
-Philips Fidelio S2
-V-MODA XS
-Vintage (80s) DT880
-Beyer DT531

Headphone Amp Inventory

Focusrite Scarlett Solo
FiiO Q1
Behringer Xenyx 802 preamp/mixer

Source Inventory

Nexus 5X
Nexus 7 (2013)
Rockboxed Sansa Clip Zip + 16 GB microSD
Various computers and CDP



Retired (after seven years of dedicated service):

Rockboxed 60GB 5G iPod Video

Other Audio Equipment

Kenwood KR-6030 (circa 1978)
Cambridge Audio Model 2500 (circa 1978)
Lepai LP-2020A+ Class-T amp
Insignia NS-B2111 speakers (two pairs)

Audio-Related Tweaks

I've placed felt circles over the drivers of my SRH440 to tame the highs and make the headphone comfortable, as well as stuck a bit of foam onto the headband with adhesive velcro strips.

Music Preferences

Pretty eclectic really

Interests (non-headphone)

Cooking (I make a MEAN stir fry!)
Electronics / Computers / Software
Reading
The occasional video game
Playing / making music (keyboards + vocals)

Argyris's Recent Activity

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Sennheiser HD 600 Impressions Thread
Argyris posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 9:16 pm | 15217 replies | 888560 views
Open back vs. closed back
Argyris posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 6/30/16 at 10:21pm | 2 replies | 47 views
Themed Monthly Avatar Committee (TMAC) discussion thread
Argyris posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 6/30/16 at 8:18pm | 11735 replies | 208482 views
Corny Jokes - the more the merrier
Argyris posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 6/30/16 at 5:32pm | 98 replies | 2213 views
Popular Classical Music
Argyris posted in this thread in Music 6/25/16 at 5:21am | 221 replies | 3832 views
It is odd but not peculiar...
Argyris posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 11/5/15 at 4:58pm | 936 replies | 8776 views
The Beyerdynamic DT880 Discussion thread
Argyris posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/28/15 at 11:36am | 10215 replies | 633736 views
worst date stories
Argyris posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 1/27/15 at 12:57pm | 1448 replies | 59779 views
Koss SP330 thread
Argyris posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 12/30/14 at 6:52pm | 4 replies | 1952 views

 

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