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Chris J

Location:

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

Forum Post Count:

4767

Join Date:

8/17/11

Last Online:

2 hours, 38 minutes ago

About Me:

I 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 sounding set of 'phones!
Grado iGrado, great for the bucks!
some really old Signet TK33 Electrets, very transparent, but didn't play very loud
fake Audio Technica ATH-ESW10 Japan
AKG K241
some crappy old Koss 'phones with little pots on the cups

Headphone Amp Inventory

La Figaro 336C e/w NOS tubes
iBasso D12 Anaconda
FiiO E09K
FiiO E12

Used to have:
Matrix M Stage e/w LM4562 Op Amps, input caps removed
FiiO E17

Source Inventory

Beresford Bushmaster Mk II TC-7330 DAC/Amp
iPod Touch
Wadia 170i iPod Transport
Little Dot CDP_II CD transport

Cable Inventory

Kimber KCAG interconnects
Nordost White Lightning interconnects
some homemade stuff with the appropriate audiophile mumbo jumbo
some Monster Cable digital cables
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 Thread - info updated on Jan 17th 2014
Chris J posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Today at 9:55 am | 7535 replies | 695691 views
The Beyerdynamic DT880 Appreciation / Discussion thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Today at 9:45 am | 7083 replies | 397115 views
THE BEATLES ARE OVERRATED
Chris J posted in this thread in Music Yesterday at 7:24 pm | 97 replies | 4828 views
WHO ARE THE BEST LOOKING PEOPLE ON EARTH?
Chris J posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) Yesterday at 5:43 pm | 812 replies | 165930 views
Matrix M-Stage amp review: simple, cheap, and excellent.
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Yesterday at 5:33 pm | 4780 replies | 540388 views
Q701 appreciation thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 4/21/14 at 9:46am | 6636 replies | 322244 views
Speaker amps for headphones
Chris J posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/21/14 at 9:40am | 2550 replies | 74598 views
Headphone Amp thats both POWERFUL and Neutral
Chris J posted in this thread in Introductions, Help and Recommendations 4/20/14 at 10:39am | 5 replies | 70 views
On a mission to like jazz
Chris J posted in this thread in Music 4/20/14 at 7:43am | 479 replies | 9767 views

 

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