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Melbourne (Most Liveable City 2012 & 2014)

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Anything relating cutting edge technology, fitness and performance cars.

What I do for a living:

IT Manager

Headphone Inventory

AKG K7XX MassDrop First Edition
AKG K702 65th Anniversary Limited Edition
AKG K712 Professional Reference
AKG K812 Superior Reference
Audio Technica ATH-EW9
Audio Technica ATH-ESW9 Limited Edition
Audio Technica ATH-ESW990H
Audio Technica ATH-ESW10 Japan
Audio Technica ATH-ESW11 Limited Edition
Audio Technica ATH-W1000 Sovereign
Audio Technica ATH-W1000X Grandioso
Audio Technica ATH-W1000Z Maestoso
Audio Technica ATH-W3000ANV Japan
Audio Technica ATH-W5000 Raffinato
Beats Dr. Dre Pro Detox Edition
Beyerdynamic DT880 Pro 600Ohm
Beyerdynamic DT990 Pro 600Ohm
Denon AH-LA7000 (Wenge & Jena Cables)
FA-002w High Edition (Cherry Wood)
FA-002w Limited Edition Japan (Karelian Birch)
FA-003w (Zebra Wood)
FA-003 Ti Limited Edition Japan (Bog Oak)
FA-011 Orignal Dark Cups
FA-011 Latest
FA-011 Limited Edition (Peruvian Walnut 1/10)
Fostex T50RP (DBV3 Mod With Shure 840 Pads)
Fostex TH-X00 First Massdrop
Fostex TH-900
HiFi Man HE500
HiFi Man HE400
Koss ESP-950
Sennheiser HD600
Sennheiser HD650
Sennheiser HD700
Sennheiser HD800
Sony MDR-7550
Sony MDR Z7
Sony XBA-40
STAX SR-207 Ultramod
V-Moda Crossfade M-100 Black Matte
VSonic GR07 MKII
VSonic GR07 Bass Edition

Audeze LCD2 Rev 2.1 (Sold)
Audeze LCD3 Fazor (Sold)
Beyerdynamic Custom One Pro (Sold)
Fischer Audio Eterna V1 (Faulty Left Driver)
Philips Fidelio X1 (Sold)
Sennheiser HD 210 (Sold)
Sony MDR-EX1000 (Sold) Regrettably
Sony XBA-3SL (Sold)
Sony XBA-4SL (Sold)
V-Moda Crossfade LP with M100 Drivers (Sold)

Headphone Amp Inventory

β22 4 boards Balanced + Dual σ22 PSU
Koss E90 Energizer
Objective2 (Diyaudio Aussie Group Buy Edition)
Objective2 & ODAC (Massdrop Edition)
SPL Phonitor Black 2730B
Triad Audio Lisa III + Lisa Lab Power Unit

FiiO E5 (Give Away)
Little Dot MK IV SE (Sold)

Source Inventory

Apple iPhone 4S 64GB Black
Apple iPod Video Class 30GB U2 Edition
Astro MixAmp Pro 2011
ASUS Xonar Essence One MKII DSD Muses Mod 2.0
ASUS Xonar Essence One MKII DSD Muses Edition
HiFiMan HM-901s
Practical Devices XM6
Tianyun ZERO
Turtle Beach Earforce DSS

Apple iPhone 4 32GB Black (Sold)
Apple iPhone 5 32GB White (Sold)
Emmeline RSA Predator (Sold)
Styleaudio Carat-Topaz (Sold)

Other Audio Equipment

ProAc Studio 100 (Clone)
ProAc Response 3.8 (Clone)

Audio-Related Tweaks

Modded ASUS Essence One with Nichicon MUSES/WIMA Audio capacitors.
Upgraded ASUS Essence One to MKII DSD & 11x Muses 01 Opamps
Modded O2 amp with WIMA/Nichicon capacitors & Vishay military resistors.

Interests (non-headphone)

Currently own and maintain a Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution X 2008 (Lightning Blue)
Powder coated black pearl BBS 18" lightweight forged rims
TMR 300KW performance kit for Evolution X

Mach3's Recent Activity

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The Audio Technica W3000ANV Thread
Mach3 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 12/6/16 at 1:43am | 1440 replies | 85823 views
Limited, wooden portable ATH-ESW10JPN arrives! (with pics)
Mach3 posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 11/15/16 at 3:08am | 1715 replies | 123519 views
STAX ear speaker system SRS-005SMK2
Mach3 posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 11/4/16 at 5:49am | 5 replies | 387 views
[OFFICIAL] Sennheiser HD800S Australian Review Tour
Mach3 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/2/16 at 6:11am | 45 replies | 2261 views
The Stax Thread III
Mach3 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/25/16 at 8:27pm | 11641 replies | 715248 views
Asus Essence One Headphone Amp/DAC (CeBIT 2011)
Mach3 posted in this thread in Computer Audio 10/19/16 at 4:48pm | 3459 replies | 446801 views
HIFIMAN Shangri-La: The New Electrostatic Headphones From HIFIMAN
Mach3 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/13/16 at 6:06pm | 588 replies | 68873 views
The Stax SR-L500 and SR-L700 Impressions Thread
Mach3 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 10/3/16 at 11:44pm | 549 replies | 113823 views
Stax SRM-T1 Repair, Re-Cap, Mod
Mach3 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/9/16 at 6:10am | 12 replies | 1190 views
FS: Leckerton Amp & Dac UHA-4 CrossFeed
Mach3 posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 9/5/16 at 9:15pm | 5 replies | 439 views


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