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Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

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on 9/3/14

About Me:

Mathematical modeller of the interesting bits that go inside things that go under water.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Photography, hi-fi, liquid socialising, keeping fit.

What I do for a living:

Principal Stress Engineer doing design substantiation.

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser PX100, Sennheiser PXC 250, Sennheiser HD25 1 II, Beyerdynamic DT 75, Beyerdynamic DT 311, Beyerdynamic DT 770 Pro (250 Ohm), HiFMAN-HE-400.

Headphone Amp Inventory

Current: CI Audio VHP•2 with VAC•1 Power Supply. Ray Samuels SR-71a.
Formerly: Earmax Pro, Graham Slee Solo

Source Inventory

Popcorn Hour A200 NMT feeding CI Audio VDA•2 24bit Digital to Analog Converter/Naim DAC V1. Samsing Galaxy Note 3 via USB to Fiio X3 feeding RS-71a.
Media, where possible: 16/48, 24/48 and 24/96 audio files sourced from either DVD-A, Blu-ray or downloaded from sites such as Linn Records or Qobuz.

Cable Inventory

Nothing silly, but a good quality optical cable from the source to the DAC.

Power-Related Components

VAC•1 Power Supply for the VHP•2.

Other Audio Equipment

Rega Brio amp, Bower and Wilkins speakers.

Audio-Related Tweaks

Done it in the past, usually to the detriment of the equipment.

Music Preferences

Pop, Jazz, Rock, Some Classical, anything I take a fancy to.

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

Cannon 1Ds mk1, Cannon L-Series lenses -;)

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Oppo PM-1 Planar Magnetic Headphone Impressions Thread
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griff2 posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/27/13 at 12:07pm | 725 replies | 43737 views
**Hifiman HE-400 Impressions and Discussion Thread**
griff2 posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 1/25/13 at 9:05am | 20396 replies | 903400 views
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    griff2 posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 6/7/12 at 3:18pm | 946 replies | 183583 views


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