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nwguy

Forum Post Count:

17

Join Date:

6/25/12

Last Online:

6 hours, 42 minutes ago

What I do for a living:

Broke-ass college student

Headphone Inventory

Currently Own:
Grado Sr125i (modded)-->blown driver
Fostex T50rp (modded)
Beyerdynamic Dt880 Pro (250 ohm version)
Audio Technica ATH-A700
Heir Audio 3.ai-->broken
Hifiman HE-400 (modded)

Sold:
Denon AH-D5000 (regrettably)

Headphone Amp Inventory

HiFiMAN EF2A
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, fostex fe166en drivers in a transmission line enclosure) Emotiva XDA-1 D/AC, Denon AVR 1803 receiver. Saving up for some Magnepan MMG's........eventually.

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= Hifiman “Fuzzor” Mod = (Driver backwave felt damping modification)
nwguy posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/21/14 at 6:26am | 79 replies | 7192 views
Schiit Happened: The Story of the World's Most Improbable Start-Up
nwguy posted in this thread in Jason Stoddard 7/16/14 at 7:08am | 2776 replies | 511146 views
NOBLE CABLE CONTEST - WIN A NOBLE 6W
nwguy posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 6/2/14 at 2:25pm | 1213 replies | 42194 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
nwguy posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/30/14 at 2:20pm | 8283 replies | 526576 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 | 16646 views
HiFiMAN HE-400
reviewed by nwguy 10/28/13 at 9:38am
New Sony Cans
nwguy posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/4/13 at 8:28am | 4 replies | 462 views
What headphones are you wearing right now?
nwguy posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/9/13 at 4:01pm | 74 replies | 1964 views

 

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