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Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Music (500+ CDs).
Diecast models
Travel & walking
Classic British comedy

Headphone Inventory

Full Size;
Sony PFR-V1, Beyerdynamic DT150 & DT440 Edition, Yamaha HPH200

Sennheiser HD25-1 ii, B&O Form 2, Koss Porta Pro

Sennheiser MX760, Philips SHE2105 (mobile), AKG K311 & K317

In Ear:
Musical Fidelity EB50, Sennheiser CX275s (for mobile),

No Longer Used (much) : Denon AH- C751 & C560R, Sony MH1C, Goldring GX200, Shure SE102, Sennheiser CX6

Previously owned among others: Beyer DT440(silver), DT990 pro, DT231 Galactic, Goldring DR50 & DR150, Grado SR80, PS500 & iGrado, Denon AH-C551 Koss KSC75, Sony ex90 & ex082, MDR570, Shure SE210 (broke), RHA MA350( broke) Sennheiser MX880, MX980, OMX90, MX400 and fake cx500. My dad's old 70's Koss.

Would like to own/try one day although perfectly happy with the phones I have;

German Maestro 8,35, Beyer DT990 (again should never have sold), DT250, Sennheiser HD250, HD600, PX100, Sony Z1000, mdr900, Audio Technica A900x, B&O H6, Musical Fidelity MF100, Stax (any, of course), Etymotic earphones maybe

Headphone Amp Inventory

Graham Slee Voyager
Sony bam-p1 (for PFR-V1)

Source Inventory

CD receiver: Marantz CR502

DAPS: iPod Classic 160gb (x2), iPod Shuffle, Sony B163

PCDP: Sony D33 and D-E220

Portable cassette: Aiwa, Sony Vaio C laptop/Hifimediy Sabre u2 DAC, Sony Xperia U & Mototorola Moto E phones ,Roberts Robi DAB/FM radio and remote control adaptor for ipod

Returned Fiio x3 (unimpressed), Sold Sansa Clip+, Sony NWZ A818, Samsung U6

Cable Inventory

Fiio L5 line out cable, Fiio L2
Fisual extension cable
QED Performance 3.5mm to Phono cable

Other Audio Equipment

Bedroom system: Marantz M-CR 502 mini system with Tannoy Mercury V speakers.

Also own (but now consigned to the loft) Musical Fidelity A1 integrated amp and matching Reference 2 speakers, Marantz CD50 CD player and Pioneer tape deck, now replaced by Bose Wave CD ! Previously owned Garrard 501 record deck. SME tone arm.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Experimenting with different pads/ tips

Music Preferences

70's Progressive Rock (lots inc Pink Floyd, VDGG, Peter Hammill, Hatfield and the North, Caravan, King Crimson, Gentle Giant, early Genesis etc) Classic Rock (Rolling Stones, Led Zepp, David Bowie, Supertramp, Rush and many others). Folk Rock (Fotheringay, Sandy Denny, Fairport Connvention etc), Singer-songwriter (Roy Harper, Nick Drake, Tom Waits, Simon & Garfunkel, Cat Stevens,Robert Wyatt etc) , Alternative/Post Rock (Radiohead , Sigur Ros, Talk Talk etc),Some Ambient/ New age (Eno, Vangelis, Mike Oldfield), Jazz {especially modern; Neil Cowley Trio, E.S.T etc.}, Classical (Beethoven, Mahler, Sibelius especially and 20th century music)

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

Pentax Q, Minox 35MF camera

Kindle Paperwhite

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Beyerdynamic DT 150: Bloody Brilliant!
godbluff posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/26/14 at 12:14pm | 694 replies | 65068 views
updated their location 10/21/14 at 5:24am
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    godbluff posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/12/14 at 3:35am | 752 replies | 41152 views
    Best place to get newly-released music, online?
    godbluff posted in this thread in Music 9/9/14 at 3:01pm | 8 replies | 152 views
    Is there such thing as a perfect headphone?
    godbluff posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/6/14 at 9:01am | 43 replies | 1219 views
    Looking for an IEM in the $200 range for electronica
    godbluff posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 9/5/14 at 2:41pm | 5 replies | 89 views
    Headphones that won't mess up hair!
    godbluff posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 9/4/14 at 2:38pm | 3 replies | 136 views


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