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amigomatt

Location:

Manchester, UK

Forum Post Count:

980

Join Date:

8/8/05

Last Online:

5 days, 13 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

HifiMan HE-560
HifiMan HE-400
NAD VISO HP50
Sony MDR-MA900
Sennheiser HD598
Pioneer SA-A1000
Yamaha HPH-200
KRK KNS 8400
AKG K240 DF
Grado SR125 - right side dead
Grado SR80 - recabled with Canare, hole punch mod, quarter modded Senn 414 pads.
iGrado
Beyerdynamic DT440
Beyerdynamic DT231
JVC HA-S400 - Dampening and tape mod with Brainwavz HM5/AKG K81DJ pads
Koss PortaPro
Koss SportaPro
Koss KSC75
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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Wow! Sennheiser HD 540 Reference are so good.
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/31/15 at 9:12am | 1156 replies | 87046 views
GUSTARD H10 High-current Discrete Class A output Stage Headphone Amplifier
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/31/15 at 9:05am | 3194 replies | 191348 views
Rank the Headphones that You Own.
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/7/15 at 7:44am | 5136 replies | 675748 views
NAD Viso HP50 : Another superb headphone from Paul Barton?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/23/15 at 4:20am | 2431 replies | 245057 views
Sennheiser HD 598 Impressions Thread
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/20/15 at 12:45pm | 4984 replies | 620587 views
The NEW Cayin C5 portable power house.
amigomatt posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 5/20/15 at 12:41pm | 1789 replies | 168898 views
Best headphones for competitive gaming for around (or less than) £200
amigomatt posted in this thread in Video Games Discussion 5/19/15 at 6:29pm | 4 replies | 450 views
Pioneer SE-A1000 (Sennheiser HD 650 for $45?)
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/16/15 at 5:59am | 1032 replies | 113908 views
**Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/16/15 at 5:28am | 20640 replies | 925575 views
Three Word Story
amigomatt posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 5/11/15 at 3:18am | 12345 replies | 64127 views

 

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