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||North West London, England
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||Aim to be the next Arsenal manager
|What I do for a living:
||Retail Systems Analyst
||Full Size/On Ear:
Ultimate Ears UE 6000
Sennheiser HD595 With pure stranded silver re-cable
Sony MDR-XB500 (Just BASS! Perfect for when im drunk! lol)
Bose TriPort On-Ear Headphones (I was curious! give the abuse a break!) They gather quite a lot of dust; good thing they're in a case!
Sennheiser PXC 250
Sunrise SW-Xcape - Love these but silicone tips keep sliding out! Use Comply tips with these and thou shalt be rewarded.
Fischer Audio Eterna (V1) - Stunning, now left earphone is not working, but the right is stunning :P haha
Fischer Audio Eterna (V2) - Either my ears have gotten spoilt by higher end phones or these aren't as great as V1s.
Sennheiser IE7 - Play with some ear tips (All you can think of) - When you get it right and EQ just a bit more treble - WOW!!
Miles Davis Trumpet - WOW, just wow. I say better than UE900/XBA4ip/IE7. My ideal sound.
Sony XBA-4 iP - I honestly thought they were crap at 1st but except detail. Now detail is astonishing and bass is great! Use Comply's for fit. NEEDS A HEADPHONE AMP AND IT WILL SING. It's got an eccentric and energetic sound but I like it!
Ultimate Ears UE 700 - yeah, liked them then bought the UE900!
Ultimate Ears UE 900 - Hmmm.... not bad - they grow on you but a bit "safe".
Phonak Audeo PFE 122 - Sweet, crystal clear. Prefer stock tips as comply's recess the highs too much. SOLD but brilliant :(
Ultrasone HFI 2400 - WTF is the buzz bout these? Very detailed but just strange with anything except soundtracks!
Denon AH-D510 - not bad for £20 ;) but quite crap. Binned.
Aircoustic Beech Wood - Stay in the office drawer as the emergency pair. Broken + binned.
Xears Bullet 120PRO - Worth their price, horrible driver flex though. Binned during clearout.
Sennheiser CX 300
Sony MDR E818LP
Ultimate Ears Metro.fi 2 - Great sound (When you pop the filters off, but useless cable!)
ME Electronics A151 - Great value.
Xears Experience XE200PRO Walnut Edition
|Headphone Amp Inventory
Fiio E7 DAC/AMP
Fiio E5, sometimes use my HK or Leema.
Musical Fidelity M1 DAC to one of these of course.
Using AudioQuest Cinnamon USB cables + Custom RCA's with Canare LV-77S to my Harman.
Sweet sound ;)
||PC or NAS or internet Radio.
iBasso DX50 w/ 16Gb Lexar 633x
Cowon S9 (8Gb Version)
Sony NW HD5 - a gem of an MP3 player.
||Some cables I made with some neutrik jacks and RJ45's
3.5 to 3.5.s with ViaBlue t6's and 7n silver and 6n silver.
Some with Toxic cables too ;) they are special. Best value!
Some with single strand 6n silver - the lesson? dont use single strand silver for portability as after 12 months it will just break! See my gallery for a few pics!
Speaker Cable: Ecosse Reference ES 2.3 soldered using Mundorf 9.5% Silver solder to Cardas CAB banana plugs + carbon fibre wrap for looks.
||Belkin surge master multi plug :S (some stupid name like that!)
|Other Audio Equipment
||Current: Leema Elements Integrated Amp w/Dac Upgrade Module (M1Dac is better so use that but depends which side of the bed I get up on lol)
Roksan Kandy K2 Amp
Speakers: Focal Chorus 807v
Old: Harman Kardon AVR 147 bi-amping a pair of Mourdant Short MS902i's, sounds nice enough for my 3.5 X 5.5 metre room.
Musical Fidelity M1DAC
Infinity TSS 500, Harman Kardon HK980 (Sold now though)
Oh, Creative DDTS-100 decoder to the Creative T7900. (Using optical to Creative to speakers does work well with music - when backing singers sing it only comes out of rear channels, It is quite cool. Even better with movies and games) NOTE: The effect and atmosphere created is super - quality is ...well... it is a gaming system innit!
||3.5 to 3.5.s with ViaBlue t6's and 7n silver and 6n silver.
Some with Toxic Cables + Oyaide Jacks. Oyaide jacks are a winner!
Ecosse Reference ES 2.3 cables for speakers.
||A bit of everything. Hip Hop, soundtracks, rap, rock, a bit of jazz, but not that much.
A lot of chilled music, Cafe del mar, some classic etc. Yiruma, Zero 7, Mandalay.
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||Where do I start ;) bacon is a good place. Maybe pens... or watches... or jeans?
amanp's Recent Activity
Sony XBA2 Earphones
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Alternatives to Audiolab M-DAC?
amanp posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 4/26/13 at 1:17am | 35 replies | 27846 views
Ultimate Ears UE 900 Discussion and Impressions Thread
amanp posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 1/22/13 at 12:28pm | 4263 replies | 530768 views
are there any fake UE 900?
amanp posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 1/17/13 at 1:40pm | 26 replies | 7051 views
Toxic Cables - Impressions and Discussion Thread
amanp posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 11/25/12 at 12:02pm | 8862 replies | 636944 views
Sony XBA-4 : modification lead me to heaven
amanp posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 10/10/12 at 3:09pm | 40 replies | 12177 views
Sony XBA-4 ?
amanp posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 10/10/12 at 2:56pm | 24 replies | 7185 views
IEM recommendations for my circumstances
amanp posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 10/7/12 at 6:10am | 6 replies | 425 views
The Deals Thread (CLOSED! See the last post for the link to the new thread)
amanp posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/7/12 at 10:42am | 9814 replies | 1008659 views
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