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amigomatt

Location:

Manchester, UK

Forum Post Count:

652

Join Date:

8/8/05

Last Online:

23 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

HifiMan HE-400
NAD VISO HP50
Sony MDR-MA900
Sennheiser HD598
Pioneer SA-A1000
Yamaha HPH-200
KRK KNS 8400
AKG K702
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
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 S4
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

Large scale orchestral
Jazz
Industrial
Chamber music/solo instrumental
Thrash metal
Death metal
Rock
Ambient
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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NAD Viso HP50 : Another superb headphone from Paul Barton?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 6:33 pm | 1461 replies | 162966 views
**Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 2:17 pm | 18338 replies | 778088 views
Sony MDR MA900 Impressions Thread
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 12:50 pm | 1488 replies | 93848 views
Sonic Satori - HRT Levels the Field with the MicroStreamer
amigomatt posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 10/28/14 at 5:44pm | 1025 replies | 77837 views
The NEW Cayin C5 portable power house.
amigomatt posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 10/26/14 at 6:45pm | 609 replies | 40359 views
Need something similar to AKG K240
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/26/14 at 6:10pm | 11 replies | 184 views
Sennheiser HD 598 Impressions Thread
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/26/14 at 6:01pm | 4086 replies | 474325 views
K701, 702, Q701, HD 598 or something else?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 10/26/14 at 4:23am | 39 replies | 650 views
What's the best sounding headphone for around 100 dollars?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 10/22/14 at 2:00am | 78 replies | 1193 views
Rate the video games you're currently playing
amigomatt posted in this thread in Video Games Discussion 10/21/14 at 4:03pm | 4715 replies | 118513 views

 

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amigomatt's Lists

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Current collection 8 Headphones
Last Updated 2/26/13
Louspeakers and Monitors 2 Other
Last Updated 4/17/12
Sources 4 Source Components
Last Updated 4/17/12

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