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Chris J

Location:

Canada, eh

Forum Post Count:

5810

Join Date:

8/17/11

Last Online:

4 hours, 21 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:

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, reworded 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 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 - Custom/Modded firmwares
Chris J posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Today at 4:37 am | 1563 replies | 134829 views
The NIKON Thread (Talk About Nikon Stuff here)
Chris J posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets Today at 4:23 am | 5812 replies | 227138 views
What does science think I should buy in the head fi market?
Chris J posted in this thread in Sound Science Today at 4:16 am | 333 replies | 5428 views
The Beyerdynamic DT880 Discussion thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Today at 4:08 am | 8579 replies | 505767 views
Fiio X5 Thread - info updated on Jan 17th 2014
Chris J posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Yesterday at 5:27 pm | 15910 replies | 1382093 views
Matrix Quattro amp: unboxing and initial impressions
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/23/15 at 4:01pm | 227 replies | 20913 views
Any albums where you love EVERY song
Chris J posted in this thread in Music 2/23/15 at 3:59pm | 342 replies | 15124 views
Reversible AKG K701 bass mod
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/23/15 at 3:48pm | 230 replies | 50276 views
Best Amp for Beyerdyamic DT990 ~$100
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 2/22/15 at 3:20pm | 6 replies | 105 views
It is odd but not peculiar...
Chris J posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 2/21/15 at 3:05pm | 168 replies | 1634 views

 

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