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  1. Mungbean66

    FS: Hifiman HE-4XX headphones

    Price reduced by $10. Updated in OP. I can now ship with the original focus pads instead of the brainwave if that is preferred.
  2. Mungbean66

    FS: Q Acoustics 3010 plus speakers stands

    Hey Clone boy, These are still available mate.
  3. Mungbean66

    FS: BEYERDYNAMIC T90 headphones (250 Ohm)

    Sold pending payment
  4. Mungbean66

    SOLD: FS: Lenehan PDX DAC

    Sold pending payment
  5. Mungbean66

    SOLD: FS: Lenehan PDX DAC

    Item: Lenehan PDX DAC Location: Canberra, ACT Price: 650 + post Item Condition: 7/10 Reason for selling: No longer being used Payment Method: Pickup or post - Cash, Paypal (buyer pays fee or as friend and family) Extra Info: These DACs need no introduction. They are wonderful sounding and have an incredible mid-range. I have recently purchased a DAC that lets me switch between USB and SPDIF optical but unfortunately the PDX only does USB. I did toy with the idea of adding a SPDIF optical to IS2 card and connecting it to the current IS2 connection but decided I would stick to the DAC without tubes so I could leave it on permanently. The DAC could easily have a HDMI or Ethernet connection added to the back and connected to the current IS2 connection (BNC connectors) for more modern IS2 output devices. My unit has the PCM1704UK chips, MCap gold/silver output caps and Genelax Golden Lion 6922s. Included will be a set of Voskhod 6922s that I paid $50 for recently. Convenience really is the only reason I am letting this go. Now the unit has been worked on by good techs, whose work is good and some non techs whose work was not so good. The work is passable but I like to be very honest when I sell things so the buyer doesn’t have any complaints. When I received the unit the pads on the PCB had come off because the caps weren’t secured properly but I also repaired this and it won’t be a problem moving forward. I have done some work and I will list it here. I replaced a faulty HIFACE USB module with a much better AMANERO USB module and have done a semi-permanent installation (with the cabling) in case someone wanted to re-install an original HIFACE USB module. I recently replaced the R-core transformer which was vibrating and suffering from hum and at the same time fixed the output caps so that they were more secure and uniform. Now the unit is sounding fantastic. I am happy to audition it at my house or if you’re in Canberra, I can drop past and you can listen in your system. Pictures:
  6. Item: AUNE X1S Location: Canberra, ACT Price: 220 posted Item Condition: 8/10 Reason for selling: No longer being used Payment Method: Pickup or post - Cash, Paypal (buyer pays fee or as friend and family) Extra Info: This is a great headphone amp that I just don’t use anymore. I have two DAPs and a decent sound card in my PC so I don’t use this very often. I’ve also moved to listening to music on my two channel system which I prefer. It has worked beautifully with the following HPs: Beyer T90, Senn HD-58X, Hifiman HE-4XX and HE-300 and a set of Fostex TH-X00s. Doubles up as a great DAC and uses a 9018K2M (2 channel version of the 9018) and was in use for home theatre up until recently. You can also take the USB in and use the COAX out to another DAC if that is something you were interested in doing; I did try this and it was great on the end of WFS Recovery. Pictures:
  7. Item: Q Acoustics 3010 Location: Canberra, ACT Price: 160 with stands, 130 without (can post in the original box) + post Item Condition: 7/10 Reason for selling: No longer being used Payment Method: Pickup or post - Cash, Paypal (buyer pays fee or as friend and family) Extra Info: Well used and these do have a few light scratches and some marks from cleaning or moving them over time unless you look at them in the right light, it isn’t noticeable. I removed the rubber grommets on the bottom to mount the speakers to the stands but it looks like I’ve lost them. Drivers are in perfect condition. Grills are included and are also in great condition. Stands have a few scratches and some marks but it’s only on the bases. They look fine otherwise. I have two systems with speakers and don’t have any more living spaces so these need to go. Pictures:
  8. Item: Hifiman HE-4XX Location: Canberra, ACT Price: 220 posted Item Condition: 9/10 (One tiny mark on the left slider mechanism cover) Reason for selling: No longer being used Payment Method: Pickup or post - Cash, Paypal (buyer pays fee or as friend and family) Extra Info: I am selling only because it’s been mandated that all buying has been put on hold until I can clear all my excess audio stuff. I have a set of Massdrop made Sennheiser HD-58X and Hifiman HE-300 that are my daily drivers. Although I love these headphones, I find I am using my HD-58Xs exclusively atm. If I do buy another HP amplifier it will be a Project Ember tube amp so the Senns are the clear choice here and thus the HE-4XXs must go. Amazing headphones but unfortunately they are too hard to drive for all my devices (mobile and Shozi Alien DAP included). A dedicated amplifier, DAP or sound card areencouraged to use these. I could wax lyrical about how good they are but a quick search on google is your friend here. I will say that they are more detailed and have better bass and much better highs then the Senns. The focus pads these came with are being used on my HE-300s so I am selling these with a set of Brainwavz HM5 angle pads which cost a bit over $50 delivered to Oz and sound much better than the original pads anyway. Pictures:
  9. Item: Rega Exact cartridge plus Rega Fono Mini A2D phono preamp Location: ACT Price: 250 posted Item Condition: Phono cartridge 9/10, Pre-amp 8/10 (two small marks) Reason for selling: NLR Payment Method: Pickup or post - Cash, Paypal (buyer pays fee or as friend and family) Extra Info: I already have another cartridge I use with my Schiit Mani that sounds much the same but suits my record player better as this cartrdige probably needs to be used with a shim on my tone arm. I know people dislike the fact that people say cartridges have been used for less then X hours so I will put this differently. I simply don’t enjoy vinyl and prefer digital which is much easier in every sense and as such rarely touch the 200 odd vinls I own. I would have struggled to play 75, let alone 100 LPs. This is apparent in the photos I have taken of the needle. This cartridge sounds great with the phono, hence the sale combination. This represents a huge saving on new and is only cheap because the resale on both items isn’t great and I need to sell excess gear before I can buy anything else. I can split the items but it will more expensive to buy both separately. Pictures:
  10. Item: BEYERDYNAMIC T90 headphones (250 Ohm) Location: Canberra, ACT Price: 150 (+ 20 posted insured Oz wide) Item Condition: 7/10 (please see description) Reason for selling: No longer being used Payment Method: Pickup or post - Cash, Paypal (buyer pays fee or as friend and family) Extra Info: I am selling only because it’s been mandated that all buying has been put on hold until I can clear all my excess audio stuff. I have a set of Massdrop made Sennheiser HD-58X and Hifiman HE-300 that are my daily drivers. These will best most if not all headphones under $500 and are a cheap way to discover decent headphone audio. They are also really good for gaming due to the amount of detail available. They are not bright and quite balanced and are really efficient. Every device I’ve tried has been able to drive them really well so the impedance is not indicative of efficiency here. Now there are a few caveats. When I bought the headphones, the following issues were not made apparent to me: The headphone band movement works but is a bit dicky, the original headphone pads were shot as is the headphone band material and although the headphone cable was replaced with a better one the original connector was poor quality and had to be replaced. So I replaced the headphone pads with Hifiman pads from my HE-300 which are almost the same but maybe a little more firm. I had my wife create a headphone band cover so headphone material (velvet?) doesn't flake off (otherwise it's ok) . I replaced the connector with a quality Nuetriks type which is much more solid and looks 100% better. If these are issues for you, Beyer offers replacements on all most every part of the headphone, even the drivers. I’ve priced these to sell and you will struggle to find a better set of headphones for the money. Pictures:
  11. Hey S-Dog, Sure is mate. PM if you want to go ahead and buy it
  12. Hey Pedro, Apologies about the belated reply mate. I started off with a pair of Hifiman HE300 headphones and after a year of headfi, got a cheap system my wife bought me. It was a Yamaha R-S300, a cheap turntable and a pair of Jensen X1 speakers (quickly replaced by the Q Acoustic 3010). I eventually got a very good deal on a pair of second hand Monitor Audio S6 speakers and started using them. The amp changed and the 3010s and the R-S300 became a secondary system. The sources were a Pioneer PLX-500 turntable (with a Rega Exact cartrdige) a MHDT Labs Paradesia 3 DAC. Cables have remained generic or DIY jobs. Slowly I upgraded everything and I now have a Schiit Saga Pre-amp into a Aspen NASKA 80 power amp into a pair of Hulgich Serenade loudspeakers and lastly a Lengend Acoustics Kurlette Sub. The sources are a Lenehan PDX (feed by a ALLO USBridge streamer) and I am waiting for a HifimeDIY UDA38 DAC (9038pro based DAC) to arrive for my PS4. If I am honest, for a long time I wasn't really happy with my system and I spent a lot of time and a small amount of money selling and buying. I found that a lot of 'high end' stuff I had heard (through other people) although amazing was ruthless and unforgiving of source material. After listening to a mates impressive but more modest system; I realised I wanted to enjoy all music and not only the music that was recorded well. His system was fantastic and what most audiphiles would consider 'musical'. So the PDX Dac, in combination with pre and power amp were a big step up in sound quality. Not nearly as big as the speakers though, they were a revelation. Everything became much clearer and better defined; including bass. The music is more enjoyable and some songs even give me chills. Ultimately, I no longer feel the need to change anything which I think is a good indicator that I've built a system that suits me. Apolgies about the long winded reply mate.
  13. Mungbean66

    Knock offs/clones on ebay

    Addicted to Audio is a seller of Schiit gear. They also service the warranty and postage is inclusive in the price. There is a few around but the closest to you Happy is in Newtown.
  14. Mungbean66

    Knock offs/clones on ebay

    I run one also. I'm surprised they aren't more popular. A truly transparent piece of kit. I would love to test it against a decent tube and SS pre to see which came out on top.
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