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I've got a fever...and the only prescription is more CanJam!


Metro Detroit Area

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About Me:

Proud husband. Proud father. Proud Head-Fi'er.

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What I do for a living:

Get things done.

Headphone Inventory

Headphones getting a lot of listening time lately (in no particular order):

• Sennheiser HD 800
• HiFiMAN HE-560
• Audeze LCD-X
• Audeze LCD-3 (Fazor)
• AKG K812
• Abyss AB-1266
• MrSpeakers Alpha Dog
• HiFiMAN HE-6

Portable headphones getting a lot of listening time lately (in no particular order):

• JH Audio Sirens Series Roxanne (custom)
• Ultimate Ears In-Ear Reference Monitor (custom)
• Westone ES50 (custom)
• FitEar MH334 (custom)
• Sennheiser IE 800
• Shure SE846
• Sennheiser HD 26 Pro
• Sony MDR-7520
• Sennheiser MOMENTUM
• beyerdynamic T51p

Wireless headphones getting a lot of listening time lately (in no particular order):

• Sony MDR-1RBT
• Sennheiser RS 220
• Skullcandy PLYR 1
• Philips Fidelio M1BT
• Logitech G930
• Nokia Purity Pro by Monster

Exercise headphones getting a lot of listening time lately (in no particular order):

• Denon Exercise Freak
• Sennheiser PX685i
• Sennheiser/adidas MX 685 SPORTS
• Sennehiser/adidas PMX 680i
• Monster Products iSport Intensity
• Monster Products iSport Strive
• Monster Products iSport Victory

Headphone Amp Inventory

Dedicated headphone amps getting a lot of listening time lately (in no particular order):

• Schiit Audio Ragnarok
• Frank Cooter custom amp
• Fostex HP-V1
• Ray Samuels Audio SR-71b
• HeadAmp Pico Power
• FiiO E12
• HeadAmp Pico Slim

Source Inventory

Source components (DACs and DAC/amp combos) getting a lot of listening time lately (in no particular order):

• Meridian Prime
• Chord Electronics Hugo
• Fostex HP-A8
• Sennheiser HDVD 800
• Astell & Kern AK240
• NAD D7050 (mostly driving a pair of KEF LS50 loudspeakers)
• Fostex HP-A4
• AudioQuest Dragonfly
• Meridian Explorer
• Light Harmonic Geek Out 1000
• McIntosh D100
• Benchmark DAC2 HGC

Cable Inventory

Most of my system cabling is by (in no particular order):

• Moon Audio (headphone cables and portable audio cables)
• Cardas (headphone cables and analog interconnects)
• Nordost (loudspeaker cables)
• ALO Audio (headphone cables and portable audio cables)
• Came-with-it cabling (the cables included in the box with stuff)

Power-Related Components

• Dedicated AC line to home rig
• BPT dual balanced power transformers
• Brick Wall (series mode surge protector)
• PS Audio Power Port receptacles

Other Audio Equipment

• KEF LS50 loudspeakers
• Fujitsu TD-M1 loudspeakers
• PSB Alpha 1-100 (2.1 loudspeaker system)
• KEF X300A Wireless
• Bowers & Wilkins Zeppelin Air
• Bowers & Wilkins MM-1
• Ultimate Ears BOOM (Bluetooth)

Audio-Related Tweaks

• AudioQuest Sorbothane footers under a lot of gear

Music Preferences

• I listen to pretty much *everything* (but still haven't gotten into Tuvan throat singing)

Interests (non-headphone)

• Family and friends
• Wannabe photographer

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

• Nikon cameras and lenses
• Fujifilm cameras
• Sony cameras
• Panasonic micro-4/3 cameras and lenses

jude's Recent Activity

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Jude quitting head-fi?
jude posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 4/11/16 at 5:05pm | 1 replies | 369 views
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jude posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 3/26/16 at 12:13am | 3883 replies | 346185 views
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jude posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 3/24/16 at 9:51pm | 6666 replies | 560252 views
CanJam SoCal 2016 Impressions Thread (March 19-20, 2016)
jude posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 3/22/16 at 1:53pm | 657 replies | 68817 views
🌅 CanJam SoCal 2016 (March 19-20, 2016)
jude posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 3/15/16 at 12:50am | 1118 replies | 68967 views
Woo Audio WA8 Review - Head-Fi TV
jude posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 3/11/16 at 7:29pm | 245 replies | 25450 views


jude’s Photos

From The Mountaintop Recording Session
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Latest upload: Oct 29, 2015
Simaudio MOON Neo 230HAD
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Latest upload: Jul 16, 2015
jude's photos in Audeze EL-8
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Latest upload: Jan 6, 2015
Mo-Fi Headphones by Blue Microphones
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Latest upload: Aug 26, 2014
Jerry Harvey Audio (JH Audio) Sirens Series Roxanne - Production Version
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Latest upload: Apr 15, 2014

jude’s Embedded Photos

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Latest upload: Jan 20, 2016
jude's photos in Ultimate Ears UE Pro Reference Remastered! (UERR)
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Latest upload: Nov 19, 2015
jude's photos in Sennheiser Orpheus Successor: The Sennheiser HE1060/HEV1060 First Look! jude's photos in Sennheiser HD800S Unveiled!
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jude's Lists

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