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Chris J

Location:

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

Forum Post Count:

5235

Join Date:

8/17/11

Last Online:

2 hours, 43 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 " Flagship " portable amp Mont Blanc/E12 discussing thread.
Chris J posted in this thread in Portable Headphone Amps Today at 5:23 pm | 3129 replies | 297545 views
Q701 impressions thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Today at 5:14 pm | 7865 replies | 413352 views
The Beyerdynamic DT880 Discussion thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Today at 5:03 pm | 8095 replies | 464867 views
Toronto Winter 2014 Meet
Chris J posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... Today at 8:27 am | 86 replies | 1255 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why I hate chocolate ice cream)
Chris J posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components Today at 6:18 am | 1613 replies | 142215 views
New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
Chris J posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/29/14 at 5:03pm | 3095 replies | 317182 views
The Entry Level Stax Thread
Chris J posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/29/14 at 4:44pm | 1312 replies | 56207 views
The NIKON Thread (Talk About Nikon Stuff here)
Chris J posted in this thread in Gear-Fi: Non-Audio Gear and Gadgets 9/26/14 at 2:35pm | 5773 replies | 224126 views
Speaker amps for headphones
Chris J posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 9/25/14 at 6:57pm | 2753 replies | 93326 views
worst date stories
Chris J posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 9/25/14 at 3:48am | 1380 replies | 43902 views

 

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