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Chris J

Location:

Canada, eh

Forum Post Count:

6031

Join Date:

8/17/11

Last Online:

6 minutes ago

About Me:

I think Kelly Brook is really hot!

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

playing drums and cymbals with wooden sticks

What I do for a living:

Voodoo man, because electricity is voodoo.
sometimes I think I'm an Electrical Engineer........

Headphone Inventory

Stax SRS-2170 Electrostatic......the champs!

AKG Q701, black
Audio Technica ATH-ESW9........sound great thru an iPod
Sennheiser PX-100 ii, great for the $
Sennheiser HD424, 30 yrs old, 2000 ohms, rewired for balanced operation

IEMs:
Shure SE210, I use 'em at the gym
Skullcandy earbuds, hmmmm, I don't use them

I used to own:
Beyer DT880, 600 Ohms, a nice neutral sound
Grado iGrado, great for the $
Signet TK33 Electrets, very transparent
fake Audio Technica ATH-ESW10 Japan
AKG K241
old Koss 'phones with little pots on the cups

Headphone Amp Inventory

Matrix Quattro balanced headphone amp
La Figaro 336C e/w NOS tubes
FiiO E12

Used to have:
Matrix M Stage e/w LM4562 Op Amp, no input caps
FiiO E17
FiiO E09K

Source Inventory

Beresford Caiman Mk II DAC/Amp
Beresford Bushmaster Mk II DAC/Amp
FiiO X5 Digital Audio Player
iBasso D12 Anaconda portable DAC/Amp
iPod Touch and Wadia 170i iPod Transport
Little Dot CDP_II CD transport

Cable Inventory

Kimber KCAG interconnects
Nordost White Lightning interconnects
Audioquest Evergreen interconnects
Silflex Toslink digital cables
Monster Cable digital cables
Eupen power cords
boo, hiss, cables!

Power-Related Components

Monster power conditioning bar

Other Audio Equipment

you know, electro/acoustic transducers (speakers) and stuff like that, amps, pre-amps, cables, CD player, grammophone e/w/ Bipolar Junction Transistors, MOSFETs and JETs

Audio-Related Tweaks

Single Malt Scotch
Lambas bread:
One small bite is enough to fill the stomach of a grown man!

Music Preferences

50's and 60's Jazz
Blues
Classical (Romantic period)
but mostly RAWK

Interests (non-headphone)

maple shell drums
copper alloy snare drums
K Zildjian cymbals
Monica Bellucci
Kelly Brook

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

Nikon D90 DSLR
Fuji X20 digital camera
Canon G12 digital camera

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The Fiio X5 Thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Today at 12:06 pm | 17085 replies | 1464788 views
Toronto Winter/Spring Meet
Chris J posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... Today at 4:21 am | 99 replies | 2653 views
The Entry Level Stax Thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 2:23 pm | 1493 replies | 74737 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why delta-sigma sucks)
Chris J posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 4/16/15 at 3:08pm | 4242 replies | 365314 views
Rate The Last Movie You Watched
Chris J posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 4/14/15 at 3:18pm | 17031 replies | 537133 views
Q701 impressions thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/11/15 at 6:25am | 8778 replies | 501360 views
The Beyerdynamic DT880 Discussion thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/8/15 at 3:17pm | 8983 replies | 525109 views
Cayin N6 DAP: Dual PCM1792, BTL Amplication Circuit, 24/192, DSD128, SACD ISO
Chris J posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 4/8/15 at 4:06am | 740 replies | 59212 views

 

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