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|Forum Post Count:
||1 hour, 15 minutes ago
||I love little polar bears :)
|Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):
||playing drums and cymbals with wooden sticks
|What I do for a living:
sometimes I think I'm an Electrical Engineer
||AKG Q701, black and sound.............amazing
Beyer DT880, 600 Ohms and neutral, baby!
Audio Technica ATH-ESW10 el fako........these things sound great thru an iPod or iPad........too bad mine are fakes.
Grado iGrado, great for the bucks!
Sennheiser HD424, 30 years old, 2000 ohms, converted to balanced, still sounding good
Shure SE210, I guess they're OK
some really old Signet TK33 Electrets
Skullcandy earbuds, really bass heavy
I used to own:
Sennheiser PX-100 ii, great for the bucks! Too bad I lost them. Very sad!
some crappy old Koss 'phones
|Headphone Amp Inventory
||Matrix M Stage e/w LM4562 Op Amps, input caps removed
La Figaro 336C e/w NOS tubes
iBasso D12 Anaconda, usually used as a DAC only
FiiO E17 + E09K
Wadia 170i iPod Transport
Shanling CD-T 100C CD Player, I normally use the solid state outputs into a headphone amp
||Kimber KCAG interconnects
Nordost White Lightning interconnects
some homemade stuff
some Monster Cable digital
||PS Audio power bars
|Other Audio Equipment
||you know, speakers and stuff like that, amps, pre-amps, cables, CD player, grammophone
||Single Malt Scotch
One small bite is enough to fill the stomach of a grown man!
||50's and 60's Jazz
Classical (Romantic period)
but mostly RAWK
||maple shell drums
copper alloy snare drums
K Zildjian cymbals
|Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)
||Nikon D90 DSLR and Canon G12 digital cameras
Chris J's Recent Activity
Matrix M-Stage amp review: simple, cheap, and excellent.
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) Today at 2:37 pm | 3989 replies | 434644 views
FiiO E17 + E09k Gain vs. Volume Question
Chris J posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps Today at 11:00 am | 7 replies | 337 views
Speaker amps for headphones
Chris J posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 10:40 am | 168 replies | 5903 views
The Beyerdynamic DT880 Appreciation / Discussion thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 5:24 pm | 3429 replies | 242823 views
TURNTABLE SETUP Questions thread - don't start a new thread, ASK YOUR QUESTION HERE!
Chris J posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components Yesterday at 4:32 pm | 1460 replies | 28407 views
Q701 appreciation thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/20/13 at 4:33pm | 3058 replies | 139486 views
FiiO " Flagship " portable amp Mont Blanc/E12 discussing thread, the pre order unit arrives.
Chris J posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps 5/15/13 at 1:47pm | 1963 replies | 161351 views
Spring Toronto Meet - Saturday May 04, 2013 Impressions
Chris J posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 5/15/13 at 9:39am | 74 replies | 1646 views
Grado Fan Club!
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 5/13/13 at 9:43am | 7446 replies | 251495 views
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Chris J's Forum Signature
Shanling CD player, Wadia 170i, iPod.......iBasso D12, FiiO E12, Matrix M Stage, La Figaro 336C, E17 + E09K............AKG Q701, Beyer DT880/600 ohm, Sennheiser HD424/2000 ohm, Grado iGrado, some fake Audio Technica ATH-ESW10
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