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archigius

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Italy

Forum Post Count:

294

Join Date:

4/3/08

Last Online:

on 12/21/14

Headphone Inventory

IEMs

JVC Marshmallows (made a gift, decent sound for the price, bass a little too much)
Soundmagic PL30 (actually, good balance and decent sound for the price)
Creative EP630 (sold, too much bass, muddy sound)
Creative Aurvana in-ear (sold, did'nt like, too flat sound)
Shure SCL2 (good IEM)
Shure SE420 (very good IEM)
Shure SE530 (very good, one of the best IEMs)
Philips SHE9850 (discrete IEM, a little bit dark/laid back)
Jays Q-Jays (very good with Comply foams: balanced, decent bass; a little bit bright with silicone tips)

FULL SIZE

AKG K240 MKII (good headphone)
Denon AH-D5000 (good closed dynamic headphone, actually-very bassy, needs to be modded for tighter sound)
Yuin G2A (actually-slightly laid-back, good sounding. construction is a little weak)
Head Direct RE0 (broken, incredibile mid/hights for the price, bass is a little weak)
Grado SR225 "special" (woodied, recabled, dynamat driver mod, leather headband / very good headphone / sold)
AKG K701 (Sold - Great details and soundstage, but weak bass; did not like it)
Grado RS-1 (sold, great headphone)
Sennheiser HD600 (sold, very good headphone)
Sennheiser HD650 (sold, too dark for my taste)
AKG K1000 (sold, but for me one of the best dynamic driver headphone-needs very good amplification)
Beyerdynamic Tesla T1 (sold, balanced headphone, sometimes a little bit bright)
Beyerdynamic DT880/600ohm (serious audiophile headphone, at 1/3 of the price of the T1!)
Beyerdynamic DT 1350 (sold, good headphone)
Sennheiser HD800 (currently, great headphone, one of the best, only need some more bass, incredible with classical and acoustic)
Beyerdynamic T5p (currently, puchy and dynamic, the best closed back IMHO)

Headphone Amp Inventory

Fiio E5
Project Head Box MKII (sold, decent)
Megahertz Audio - class A solid state (transistor) for low impedance headphones (sold, very good)
Meier Audio Corda 2Move (sold, very good)
Little Dot 1 + (sold, good amp for the price)
Megahertz Audio Marrano 1.2 watt (tube headphone+high sensibility speakers amp, top quality sound and manufacture)
Meier Audio Headsix (very good portable amp)
Maverick Audio A1 (very warm and powerful)
Woo Audio 6 SE (currently. One of the best for the price)

Source Inventory

Creative Zen Micro
Creative Zen Touch
iPod Video 5.5G
Creative Zen Vision:M
Cowon D2
Denon DCD-500AE cd player
Musical Fidelity V-Dac
iPod Rouch 4G 64 gb (currently)
Sansa Clip Zip (currently)
Lector Digitube S-192 (currently, warm tone and great soundstaging)

Cable Inventory

Gotham cables RCA/RCA
Prometheus silver RCA
Van Den Hul 102 RCA
Cardas starquad XLR 4 pin
Proel RCA/Stereo 6.3 mm
Linn RCA

Other Audio Equipment

Behringer FBQ1502 equalizer

Music Preferences

Progressive Rock [Pink Floyd, Porcupine Tree, King Crimson, Riverside, Genesis, Jetro Tull, Blackfield, Pineapple Thief, Camel, Pineapple Thief etc]

Classic Rock [Eagles, Dire Straits, Santana]
Blues [B.B. King, Pino Daniele]

Classical (Symphonies, piano)

Progressive Metal [Dream Theater,Symphony X, Shadow Gallery, Opeth, Evanescence, Stream of Passion, Green Carnation, Sentenced, Metallica etc]

a bit of jazz/soul/pop music
[Nina Simone, Ben Harper, Sting, Miles Davis, Dave Matthews Band]

Interests (non-headphone)

Architecture, design, meteorology, soccer (Juventus)

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

Samsung S3-mini phone

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Audeze LCD-2 Bamboo w/ Fazor (made this summer, just like new)
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Sennheiser HD800 Appreciation Thread
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FS: Beyerdynamic T1 [or trade for Sennheiser HD800 (E.U.)]
archigius posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 4/12/12 at 8:25am | 1 replies | 302 views
Maverick A1 with upgraded tubes [Price drop!]
archigius posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 4/12/12 at 8:24am | 3 replies | 490 views
Woo Audio WA6 + WA6SE: Tubes, Comments, Pictures, and Advice
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The Official Beyerdynamic T1 Impressions and Discussion Thread
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