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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Coffee, Coffee, Coffee

What I do for a living:

Sales Associate and College Student

Headphone Inventory

Currently Own:
Grado Sr125i (modded)-->blown driver
Fostex T50rp (modded)
Beyerdynamic Dt880 Pro (250 ohm version)
Audio Technica ATH-A700
Hifiman HE-400 (modded)
Cardas Ear Speaker

Denon AH-D5000 (regrettably)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Schiit Asgard
HeadRoom Total Airhead

Source Inventory

Apple MBP ('11) (iTunes, Spotifiy)
Motorola Moto X (Spotify, FLAC CD rips)
Hisoundaudio RoCoo P (WAV CD rips [16/44.1])

Other Audio Equipment

Emotiva XDA-1 (DAC)

Audio-Related Tweaks

Sr125i---opened the cup, punched out the holes around the driver (8 from each cup), put adhesive felt on the backing of the driver (metal part) and also on the inside of the "button". Put tape around the perimeter of the bowl pads.

T50rp---plasticine around the driver enclosure, plasticine on the driver side baffles, layer of felt on the back of the drivers, plasticine in the deep wells in the cups, 1 cotton ball in each cup (teased apart). Shure SRH840 pads that have been angled using some adhesive foam that was attached to the cup and then cut down. Covered the bass ports with electrical tape.

HE-400---Jergpad (velour topped, double sided taped to cup, no vent), mass loaded outer baffle with plasticine, fuzzor mod

Music Preferences

House, Drum and Bass, Trance, Dubstep, EDM in general, Rock in general (Classic, Alternative, etc), occasionally Classical (Yo-Yo Ma, orchestral).

Interests (non-headphone)

Audio (speakers-----Polk PSW505 powered subwoofer, Magnepan MMG) Emotiva XDA-1 D/AC, Emotiva UPA-200 Power amplifier.

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Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
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Massdrop AKG K812 Giveaway! - COMPLETE!
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Noble Audio Wizard Savant Giveaway!
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A New Apex product!!! Name it HERE!!!
nwguy posted in this thread in TTVJ Premier Sponsor Forum 10/1/14 at 2:06pm | 385 replies | 28007 views
= Hifiman “Fuzzor” Mod = (Driver backwave felt damping modification)
nwguy posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/21/14 at 6:26am | 284 replies | 47084 views
nwguy posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 6/2/14 at 2:25pm | 1213 replies | 53701 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
nwguy posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/30/14 at 2:20pm | 17600 replies | 1174941 views
free gifts of RE600, HM700 and RE400
nwguy posted in this thread in Head-Direct Premier Sponsor Forum 4/3/14 at 7:44am | 590 replies | 19663 views
HiFiMAN HE-400
reviewed by nwguy 10/28/13 at 9:38am


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