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Headphone Inventory

✦ Each section is ordered by subjective sound quality ✦

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┗■┓ Current IEMs
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• Etymotic ER4(S) w/Comply P-foams
pros: extremely neutral, very accurate tone. extreme detailing.
cons: sometimes harsh treble / too analytic

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┗■┓ Current Dynamic full size Headphones
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• Shure 1840 (en route)
• Beyerdynamic DT880 250 ohm (fs)
• Mayflower Electronics T50RP v2 (fs)
• Audio Technica AD900X

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┗■┓ Past Headphones
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• Sennheiser HD800
The BEST dynamic headphone in the world. period... will miss those for sure.
Pros: imaging, instrument separation, sound-stage, shines with classical-music.
expensive comfort (best in class).
Cons: amp picky, bright/harsh with low bit-rate recordings. needs an expensive amp.
was an overkill for my taste.

• Beyerdynamic T1
a true side-grade to the DT880
Pros: more detailed, bigger sound-stage. more bass.
Cons: sometimes too much bass, and too bright.

• Sennheiser HD700
pros: almost an HD800, but with much less treble harshness, and better bass
cons: almost V shaped FR, bad for vocals.

• Audio Technica W5000
pros: somewhat mid oriented, great vocals
cons: bass, closed, small soundstage.

• Sennheiser HD600
pros: romantic mids.
cons: annoying mid-bass bump

• AKG Q701
pros: same as the K701/702, but with better bass quantity
cons: treble is fatiguing after some time at high volumes, even though it's a soft one

• Shure 940
pros: detail-monster, analytic
cons: bass-shy, uncomfortable

• AKG K701/K702
pros: specious and refined sound, bigger than average. soundstage
cons: bass-shy

• Sony MDR-MA900
pros: relaxed and non offensive treble, comfortable for hours
cons: lulls you to sleep, no air in the highs

• Audio Technica ATH-AD900

• Hifiman HE-400
pros: deep and engaging bass
cons: recessed mids/vocals

• MrSpeakers Mad Dogs

• Audio Technica AD500X
Excellent for TV, very forgiving, big sound-stage, and very nice bass.

• AKG K240s

• SoundMagic HP100

• Sennhsier HD25-1 II
pros: nice sound and extremely durable
cons: uncomfortable

• Shure 840
pros: same as the 440 model, but with more bass
cons: the mid-bass bump is not for everyone , uncomfortable

• Shure 440
pros: excellent starter audiophile headphone, extreme clarity (treble-head kinda)
cons: bass-shy and uncomfortable

• Audio Technica ATH-AD700
• Audio Technica TAD500
• Koss KSC75 (heavily modded.)
• Sennheiser HD439
• Sennheiser PX100
• Sennheiser HD238
• Sennheiser PX200-II

• Grado SR225i - similar to the SR80i, being a bit better in all areas

• Grado SR80i
pros: energetic, nicely colored sound
cons: ear fatigue after some time, heavy, huge cable, heating the ears, uncomfortable after a while

• Panasonic RP-HTX7
pros: very good amount of bass, without bleed into the mids
cons: I can't find cons for the price paid

• Koss KSC75
pros: nice mids, nice bass, comfy
cons: not much treble. but for the price paid it is perfect

• Superlux HD668B

• Fostex TH-7B
• Superlux HD330
• AKG K181DJ

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┗■┓ Past IEMs , Earbuds , Clip-ons
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• HiFiMAN RE-272
• Etymotic ER4P
• Sennheiser IE80
• Westone 4
• Vsonic GR07 mkII
• HiFiMAN RE-400
• HiFiMAN RE-262
• HiFiMAN RE0
• JVC FXT90
• Shure SE315
• VSonic VSD1
• HiFiMAN RE-ZERO
• Vsonic GR06
• Yuin G1A
• Yuin G2A
• Yuin G2
• VSonic VC02
• MEElectronics A161P
• Sennheiser CX95
• Sennheiser CX300-II
• Sennheiser MX980
• Yuin PK1

Headphone Amp Inventory

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┗■┓ Current Desktop Amplifiers
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Meier Audio CORDA PC-Step

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┗■┓ Current Portable Amplifiers
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• Meier Audio CORDA PC-Step
• Fiio E11

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┗■┓ Past Amplifiers (all types)
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• Violectric HPA V200
• Lovely Cube
• Schiit Vali
• Audio-GD NFB12
• ALO Audio - "The Island"
• Aune T1
• Meir-Audio 2StepDance
• Leckerton UHA-6s-mk-II
• iBasso PB1
• E01 upgraded version
• Audiotrak DR.DAC2 DX
• ODAC/Objective2 combo.
• JDS-Labs C5
• cMoy v2.03
• Bravo v2 tube amp. w/12AU7 tube
• C&C BH
• Fiio E11
• Fiio E10
• Fiio E17
• Fiio E07K
• Fiio E7
• Fiio E5
• Fiio E6
• Fiio E3

Source Inventory

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┗■┓ Current Sources
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• Meier Audio CORDA PC-Step
• HiFiMeDIY SABRE ES9023 Tiny USB DAC
• Sandisk Sansa Clip+ (Rockboxed)
• iPhone 4

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┗■┓ Past Sources
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• Schiit Modi
• JDS-Labs ODAC
• Audiotrak DR. DAC2 DX
• AudioQuest - DragonFly
• Leckerton UHA-6s-mk-II
• ALO Audio - "The Island"
• Stoner Accoustics UD110v2
• Audio-GD NFB 12
• Stoner Acoustics UD100
• HifiMeDiy Sabre USB DAC
• Aune T1
• ColorFly C3
• Fiio Taishan-D03K
• Fiio E10
• Fiio E17
• Fiio E07K
• Fiio E7

Music Preferences

Rock:
Dream-Pop / Nu-Gaze / Indie / Alternative

Electronic:
New-Age / Ambient / New-wave / Avant-Garde / Celtic / Neo-Classical / Trip-hop

Classical:
Renaissance / Baroque / Romantic

and ofc. a tiny bit of everything else...

Interests (non-headphone)

Books
Poems
Philosophy
Photography

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