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Winschoten, The Netherlands

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About Me:

Tiemen is my birth certificate name. Theo my given name.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Reading about news and music, listening to music, walking the dogs and dogs in general

What I do for a living:

A boring office job.


Headphone Inventory

-GermanMAESTRO GMP 250, w/ tape modded DT 770 velour pads, HD 650 recabled
-ZMF modified Fostex T50RP, w/ SRH1540 pads & V-Moda cable
-GermanMAESTRO GMP 8.300 D Professional, w/ HM5 pads
-BeyerDynamic DT 150 w/ MrSpeakers Dog pads
-AKG K 272 HD w/ DT 770 velour pads
-Philips N 6330 Sextett MP, made by AKG w/ DT 150 pads

Sold/ auditioned/ broken/ given away:
BeyerDynamic DT 880 Edition, 600 Ω, closed back, NoXter mod
MB Quart Phone 90 X
Philips N6330/99 = AKG K240 "sextett cardan" LP
Sennheiser HD 650
AKG K270 Playback (HD 650 dual entry recabled)
MB Quart K 800C
Philips N 6330 (Sextett LP, made by AKG)
BeyerDynamic DT 880 (vintage, 600 Ω)
Philips SBC HP830
BeyerDynamic DT 770 Manufaktur 600 Ω
BeyerDynamic DT 100, 400 Ω
Ultrasone Pro900 (thanks to Anouk)
M-Audio Studiophile Q40, recabled and modded by warrior05
Sony MDR-XB700
Sennheiser HD 380 pro
Sennheiser HD 555 (woodied and modded by QQQ)
Philips EM6721 Balanced Electret
AKG K 240 DF
Kenwood KH-K1000 (thanks to Anouk)
AKG K-400 EP
AKG K-400 LP
AKG K 140 Cardan
AKG K-401
AKG K-500 (thanks to REB)
Orthodome SR-3N
AKG K 601
Denon AH-D2000
BeyerDynamic DT 770 2005 consumer edition
Sennheiser HD 580
BeyerDynamic DT 770/80 Pro
Sony MDR-CD 1700
BeyerDynamic DT 231
AKG K 55
BeyerDynamic DT 531
BeyerDynamic DT 990 (vintage, 600 Ω)
AKG K271 Studio (twice)
AKG K240 Sextett MP (twice)
Sennheiser HD 457
Sennheiser HD 201


Headphone Amp Inventory

-Zigis Audio Lab Rock’n Glass, Class A Tube - MOSFET hybrid: GMP 250, ZMF, N 6330, GMP 8.300D
-QUAD headphone amp, made by a former TransTec employee: K 272, DT 150

Sold/ given away:
Desktop HiFi CMoy M2, OPA2134 (Zigis Audio Lab)
Van Waarde single-ended OTL custom tube headphone amp
Musical Fidelity X-can V3
PWAmp H-1 (DIY solid state headphone amp)


Source Inventory

Pre-amplifier: Denon PRA-1100
Soundcard: ESI Juli@
MD deck: Sony MDS-JB 730QS
Cassettedeck: Denon DRM-800A
CD player: Philips CD 753 (modded)

Sold/ died:
Nakamichi CDP-2E
Marantz CD52 (modified)
Magnavox CDB 650
Sony SCD XB 940
Technics SL-PS 770A
Philips CD605
M-Audio Audiophile 2496 soundcard
Thorens TD 166 (modded), with Grado cartridge

Other Audio Equipment

Loudspeaker rig:
NAD receiver, JVC DVD player, Mission loudspeakers

Audio-Related Tweaks

I like to try different ear pads, even if they are not of the same brand.

Music Preferences

American roots music (Americana, folk, alt.country, rootsrock etc), rock and (indie)pop.

Interests (non-headphone)

I am a news junkie.
Autism has my interest as well, because I have a Autism Spectrum Disorder.

Tiemen's Recent Activity

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Just listened to some Fostex T50RPs today... WOW!
Tiemen posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/14/14 at 3:35am | 10819 replies | 898131 views
Beyerdynamic DT 150: Bloody Brilliant!
Tiemen posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/8/14 at 12:48pm | 686 replies | 64199 views
ASIO, better quality?
Tiemen posted in this thread in Computer Audio 11/7/14 at 2:03pm | 19 replies | 1444 views
The Greatest Closed Headphone thread
Tiemen posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 11/5/14 at 11:51am | 109 replies | 16913 views
have you found the perfect headphone?
Tiemen posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 11/2/14 at 12:28pm | 7 replies | 250 views
Yamaha hph mt220 thread (Merged)
Tiemen posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/28/14 at 11:02am | 544 replies | 31128 views
Show us your vintage headphones!
Tiemen posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/27/14 at 4:51pm | 1372 replies | 223908 views
Best place to get newly-released music, online?
Tiemen posted in this thread in Music 9/23/14 at 2:39pm | 8 replies | 151 views


Tiemen’s Photos

German Maestro GMP 8.300 D Professional
11 photos
Latest upload: May 13, 2010
recabled K270 Playback
4 photos
Latest upload: May 5, 2010
Van Waarde single-ended OTL custom headphone amplifier
10 photos
Latest upload: May 5, 2010
10 photos
Latest upload: May 15, 2014
62 photos
Latest upload: Dec 10, 2011

Tiemen’s Embedded Photos

Tiemen's photos in Review: ZMF Modified Fostex T50RP.   Superb!
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Latest upload: Sep 22, 2013
Tiemen's photos in K271S with Dog Pads - Match made in heaven!
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Latest upload: May 20, 2013
Tiemen's photos in REVIEW: Cool colorful genuine leather earpads for AKG K240 et al
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Latest upload: May 1, 2013
Tiemen's photos in German MAESTRO - Appreciation Thread
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Latest upload: Jun 9, 2014
Tiemen's photos in Roll Call for Team AKG
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Latest upload: Apr 14, 2014

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