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amigomatt

Location:

Manchester, UK

Forum Post Count:

1150

Join Date:

8/8/05

Last Online:

4 days, 6 hours 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
AKG K500
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

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Need closed circumaural headphones for mostly classical
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/17/16 at 10:29am | 7 replies | 103 views
Rate the video games you're currently playing
amigomatt posted in this thread in Video Games Discussion 11/16/16 at 4:49am | 5676 replies | 145629 views
**Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/25/16 at 4:43pm | 21782 replies | 1046899 views
Bravo Audio - funny looking little tube amps
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 10/25/16 at 1:11pm | 2687 replies | 434557 views
DT990 Pro Impressions Thread
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/12/16 at 5:02am | 1039 replies | 89783 views
Are we getting old?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 9/13/16 at 4:31pm | 61 replies | 639 views
Beyerdynamic DT 150: Bloody Brilliant!
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/13/16 at 4:04pm | 2059 replies | 192552 views
The Best audiophile tracks to test equipment
amigomatt posted in this thread in Music 9/9/16 at 3:24pm | 329 replies | 331916 views
TTVJ Flat Pad test original vs deluxe
amigomatt posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 8/21/16 at 9:33am | 46 replies | 2448 views
Desktop amp for HD598
amigomatt posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 8/17/16 at 4:28am | 19 replies | 366 views

 

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