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darkdoorway

Location:

Mostly London

Forum Post Count:

201

Join Date:

1/18/14

Last Online:

4 hours, 29 minutes ago

About Me:

Living the dream

Headphone Inventory

CIEM
• Cosmic Ears CE6B (Smooth reassuring sound. Helps on long flights. Not very revealing or fatiguing)

Headset
• Etymotic Research - HF2 (Practically an ER4 with a Mic)

IEM
• 4in1 (Lived up to its hype. Paired with Spiral Dots)
• Vsonic AN16 (16th Anniversary GR07)
• Ocharaku Co-Donguri Shizuku (Japanese tea themed IEMs..)

Earbud
• Venture Electronics VE Monk (original)

Not Used So Much
• Apple BA Dual Driver (Actually a good IEM. Apple should have replaced their current / old earbuds with this, instead of having to buy this stand alone)
• Audio Technica CK400i (Not great. But good for running)
• Monoprice 8320 (Budget. Good on dangerous holidays)
• RHA MA350 (It's a Scottish wunderkind. Now with wife who won't let them go)
• Sennheiser CX 300 (The original one)
• Vsonic GR04 (Feels like a weird EQ, I think Vsonic is still prototyping their sound with this release)
• Vsonic VSD5 (Quite detailed, with a fine low end. Debatabley sibilant)
• Ultimate Ears UE400vi/UE500vi (Excellent for a single driver. Annoying cables)

Former Gear
• Audio Technica ESW9 - Woodies (Pretty and Good)
• Audio Technica ATH-IM70 (Next gen. Great for trance)
• Audio Technica ATH-CKS77 (Bass Monster) Now under "Former Gear" as the cat has chewed the cable off.
• Mee Audio Pinnacle P1 (Mee's TOTL. Zinc housing)
• Sennheiser Amperiors (Low impedance aluminium HD25. Amazing. Little annoying if you wear glasses)
• Sennheiser HD380 PRO (Analytical);
• Sony MDR 1ABT (LDAC Bluetooth when paired with Sony Walkman)
• Sony MDR-V55 (Good for its price-point)
• V-Moda Crossfade LPs (No longer owned. Returned. Sounds like an AM radio)
• Vsonic VSD2 (Came with the AN16 :) )
• Ultimate Ears Triple Fi 10 (TF10 reverso over ear mod, after market cable, Spinfit Tips)

Headphone Amp Inventory

• theBit Audio-Opus #11 (CanJam London)
• HiFimeDIY Sabre DAC
• Hippo Box + (Jaben Singapore)

Source Inventory

• Macbook Pro
• Oneplus One -> Audio Opus #11 -> CIEMs

Former Gear
• Sony Walkman NW-A25

Cable Inventory

• Estron - Linum 2 pin Music (CIEM)
• HiFi Pure Silver - 8 core OTG Cable (DAC / AMP)

Former Gear:
• Zee's Music - Dark Lord Teflon 2 Pin cable (TF10)
• Mee Audio - Silver Plated Pure Copper MMCX cable (P1)

Music Preferences

• Trance - EuroTrance
• Classical
• Lounge Electronica
• Psychedelic Rock
• Female Vocal
• Heavy Metal

Interests (non-headphone)

Japan is interesting...

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

• Pelican 1010 case
• Dry Can
• Audio Technica HPP300 case (Practical case for ciems if you have an Estron - Linum cable which is prone to tangling)

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Empire Ears Athena W/ Forza Audioworks Hybrid 2.5mm Cable
darkdoorway posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade Yesterday at 11:29 am | 3 replies | 188 views
Audio-Opus OPUS #11
darkdoorway posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 9/23/16 at 9:00am | 81 replies | 3212 views
Etymotic HF2/3
darkdoorway posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 9/19/16 at 11:22am | 1 replies | 160 views
ER4XR/ER4SR Discount code (reduces the price to $75)
darkdoorway posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 9/16/16 at 1:37pm | 6 replies | 460 views
CanJam Singapore 2017 (March 11-12, 2017)
darkdoorway posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 9/14/16 at 12:12pm | 34 replies | 2325 views
Best Smartphone for audiophile
darkdoorway posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 8/27/16 at 11:48pm | 4475 replies | 896723 views
WTB- Onkyo DP‑X1 or Pioneer
darkdoorway posted in this thread in Source Components For Sale / Trade 8/27/16 at 3:41am | 6 replies | 185 views

 

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