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Chris J

Location:

Home of the Olympic Gold Medal Hockey Teams......both of them!

Forum Post Count:

5084

Join Date:

8/17/11

Last Online:

59 minutes ago

About Me:

I really love little polar bears :)

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

playing drums and cymbals with wooden sticks

What I do for a living:

Alchemist
Tinker
sometimes I think I'm an Electrical Engineer........probably because I am!

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

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

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 Bushmaster Mk II TC-7330 DAC/Amp
FiiO X5 Digital Audio Player
For sale: 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

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

Nikon D90 DSLR
Fuji X20 digital camera
Canon G12 digital camera

Chris J's Recent Activity

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fiio x5 better without e12.. anyone
Chris J posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 8/19/14 at 7:08pm | 3 replies | 72 views
Matrix M-Stage amp review: simple, cheap, and excellent.
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/19/14 at 4:18pm | 4881 replies | 571227 views
FiiO X5 firmware 2.20 download and discussion
Chris J posted in this thread in FiiO 8/16/14 at 4:37pm | 60 replies | 4414 views
The voodoo-less cable thread. Reasonable cable vendors and reviews.
Chris J posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/16/14 at 4:31pm | 112 replies | 2199 views
Q701 impressions thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/16/14 at 5:15am | 7593 replies | 398327 views
Ipod to dac/amp?
Chris J posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 8/15/14 at 7:07pm | 10 replies | 110 views
The Entry Level Stax Thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 8/15/14 at 9:37am | 1230 replies | 52026 views
Looking for computer speakers in $200-$375ish range
Chris J posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 8/13/14 at 5:22pm | 7 replies | 67 views
Conflicting information on Cables and other audiophile components.
Chris J posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/11/14 at 4:07am | 240 replies | 4239 views

 

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