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amigomatt

Location:

Manchester, UK

Forum Post Count:

1164

Join Date:

8/8/05

Last Online:

12 hours, 6 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, music producer and instrumental music teacher.

Headphone Inventory

Full size:

HifiMan HE-560
HifiMan HE-400
NAD VISO HP50
Sony MDR-MA900
Beyerdynamic DT990 PRO 250ohm
Beyerdynamic DT150
Beyerdynamic DT231
Beyerdynamic DT440
Sennheiser HD598
Sennheiser HD540
KRK KNS 8400
AKG K240 DF
AKG K260
AKG K500


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 S7 Edge
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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Beyerdynamic DT 150: Bloody Brilliant!
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/16/17 at 5:28pm | 2126 replies | 202546 views
NAD Viso HP50 : Another superb headphone from Paul Barton?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/25/17 at 7:33am | 2914 replies | 320254 views
AKG K240DF quick first impressions... Now with pics!
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/24/17 at 10:36am | 138 replies | 10863 views
The NEW Cayin C5 portable power house.
amigomatt posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 1/17/17 at 3:33pm | 2216 replies | 247619 views
DT880 to what?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 1/17/17 at 1:06pm | 81 replies | 7945 views
The Grado RS-2 Thread
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/9/17 at 11:27am | 70 replies | 12731 views
Sony MDR MA900 Impressions Thread
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/9/17 at 7:48am | 2258 replies | 194954 views
AKG K500 appreciation thread: K500 owners – UNITE!
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/30/16 at 6:20am | 72 replies | 11230 views
AKG K702 Impressions.
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 12/27/16 at 4:45pm | 326 replies | 48339 views
Need closed circumaural headphones for mostly classical
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/17/16 at 10:29am | 7 replies | 117 views

 

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