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amigomatt

Location:

Manchester, UK

Forum Post Count:

1099

Join Date:

8/8/05

Last Online:

4 hours, 4 minutes ago

About Me:

Hard to put into a sentence or two!

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Trumpet, Mountain Biking, Gaming, Hi-Fi, Photography, Neurosciences, Fine Art and other Visual Arts.

What I do for a living:

Semi-professional trumpet player and instrumental music teacher.

Headphone Inventory

Full size:

HifiMan HE-560
HifiMan HE-400
NAD VISO HP50
Sony MDR-MA900
Beyerdynamic DT990 PRO 250ohm
Sennheiser HD598
Sennheiser HD540
KRK KNS 8400
AKG K240 DF
AKG K260
Beyerdynamic DT231
Beyerdynamic DT440

On ear:

Sony MDR-10RC
Yamaha HPH-200
Pioneer SE-L40
Grado SR125 - right side dead
Grado SR80 - recabled with Canare, hole punch mod, quarter modded Senn 414 pads.
JVC HA-S400 - Dampening and tape mod with Brainwavz HM5/AKG K81DJ pads
Koss PortaPro
Koss SportaPro
Koss KSC75JVC HA-S400 - Dampening and tape mod with Brainwavz HM5/AKG K81DJ pads

IEM:

Zero Audio Carbo Tenore
Superlux HD381F
Xiaomi Piston 2.0
Pioneer SE-CLX60-S
Sony MH-1C

Headphone Amp Inventory

Asus Xonar Essence STX
Cayin C5
Bravo Audio Ocean tube amp
Fiio E11
Arcam Alpha 8 integrated amplifier

Source Inventory

HRT Microstreamer
Cambridge Audio Azur 640C CD player
Sony SCD-XE597 SACD player
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
Project Debut ii turntable
Sansa Clip+ with RockBox

Other Audio Equipment

Acoustic Energy Aegis Evo 3 floorstanding loudspeakers, biwired with QED Silver Anniversay cable
Yamaha HS80M active monitors

Audio-Related Tweaks

75 ohm impedance adapter

Music Preferences

Everything and anything that's good music, but mainly:

Large scale orchestral
Jazz
Industrial
Chamber music/solo instrumental
Thrash metal
Death metal
Rock
Ambient/Experimental
Film soundtracks

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Canon HV20 camcorder, Sony NEX 7 digital camera, Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone, Canyon Nerve AL 7.0 mountain bike

amigomatt's Recent Activity

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Chord Mojo - The Official Thread .☆*¨*★. Please READ the 3rd post! .★*¨*☆.
amigomatt posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 4/14/16 at 11:35am | 17158 replies | 1330739 views
Anyone using Arcam irDAC & what do you think of it?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 4/14/16 at 11:15am | 115 replies | 41345 views
Grace Design x Massdrop m9XX DAC/Amp Review: First Impressions
amigomatt posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 4/14/16 at 11:12am | 1399 replies | 128043 views
Stuck on DAC upgrade choice - MOJO, Grace M9xx, Arcam irDAC
amigomatt posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 4/14/16 at 10:48am | 0 replies | 109 views
Rank the Headphones that You Own.
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/26/16 at 11:23am | 5420 replies | 725695 views
Which headphones do you use for PC gaming?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Video Games Discussion 3/23/16 at 12:06pm | 220 replies | 20478 views

 

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