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amigomatt

Location:

Manchester, UK

Forum Post Count:

1117

Join Date:

8/8/05

Last Online:

4 hours, 7 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
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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AKG K240DF quick first impressions... Now with pics!
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/15/16 at 4:15am | 123 replies | 9215 views
DT990 Pro Impressions Thread
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/2/16 at 5:27am | 1009 replies | 78162 views
Arcam rHead Class-A Analogue Headphone Amp - July 2016
amigomatt posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 6/28/16 at 4:37pm | 59 replies | 2732 views
Sony MDR MA900 Impressions Thread
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/27/16 at 2:51am | 2143 replies | 173652 views
AKG K500 appreciation thread: K500 owners – UNITE!
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 6/25/16 at 9:20am | 65 replies | 8903 views
Audeze LCD-4
amigomatt posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 6/18/16 at 4:51am | 4318 replies | 349739 views
Chord Mojo issue solutions thread.
amigomatt posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 6/8/16 at 12:57pm | 285 replies | 22501 views
TTVJ Flat Pad test original vs deluxe
amigomatt posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 6/8/16 at 12:36pm | 36 replies | 1540 views
NAD Viso HP50 : Another superb headphone from Paul Barton?
amigomatt posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/26/16 at 2:11pm | 2846 replies | 293111 views
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amigomatt posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 5/23/16 at 1:54pm | 201 replies | 7500 views

 

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