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Location:

Metro Detroit Area

Forum Post Count:

10312

Join Date:

6/20/01

About Me:

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

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Head-Fi'ing

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
• OPPO PM-1
• 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
• V-MODA XS
• 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
• HiFiMAN EF6
• 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
• OPPO HA-1
• 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

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Ultimate Ears UE 900 Discussion and Impressions Thread
jude posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 9/17/14 at 12:50pm | 3635 replies | 391241 views
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jude posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/7/14 at 12:03pm | 933 replies | 112172 views
Philips Fidelio NC-1 announced today--the first Fidelio active noise-canceler
jude posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/4/14 at 3:10pm | 14 replies | 1942 views
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jude posted in this thread in Head-Fi Network & Industry News 8/4/14 at 1:07pm | 172 replies | 11070 views
Chord Hugo
jude posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/26/14 at 3:45pm | 8317 replies | 533041 views

 

jude’s Photos

Mo-Fi Headphones by Blue Microphones
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800 views
Latest upload: Aug 26, 2014
Jerry Harvey Audio (JH Audio) Sirens Series Roxanne - Production Version
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2,349 views
Latest upload: Apr 15, 2014
Chord Hugo
2 photos
1,095 views
Latest upload: Jan 15, 2014
Sennheiser MOMENTUM Ivory
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Latest upload: Jan 15, 2014
AKG K812
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Latest upload: Dec 3, 2013

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