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Location:

San Francisco

Forum Post Count:

952

Join Date:

2/4/05

Last Online:

2 weeks, 3 days ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Photography

What I do for a living:

Founder and CTO of a mobile analytics company

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD800
Sennheiser HD650 (at work)
AKG K701 (bedroom)
Etymotic ER-4P (with Westone custom earpieces)
Etymotic HF3
B&W P5
Sony MDR-F1 (on permanent loan to my wife)
B&O A8

Headphone Amp Inventory

Headroom Coda LE
Musical Fidelity XCan V3 with X-PSU
HeadAmp Pico

Source Inventory

Benchmark DAC2 HGC (connected to a Mac Pro)
Cambridge Audio DacMagic Plus (connected to an iMac at work)
Benchmark DAC1 (on the speaker rig)
Pioneer Elite PD-D9-J SACD player
Headroom Overture DAC LE (not working any more)
iPhone 5
iPod Classic (lives in the car)
iPad 4
Marantz SA8260
A bunch of AppleTVs and Airport Express for Airplay connectivity

Cable Inventory

I don't believe in cable makers' snake oil, but I use Blue Jeans Cable for solid construction and high grade materials, without any claims of mystical pixe dust.

Power-Related Components

If your equipment needs it, it has inadequate power supplies.

Other Audio Equipment

B&W 804S speakers
B&W CM1 bookshelf speakers
B&W Zeppelin
NuForce IA7v2 integrated class D amp
Genelec 6010A miniature studio monitors (used as Mac speakers) with 5040A subwoofer
Marantz M-CR603 receiver

Music Preferences

Classical

Interests (non-headphone)

Photography

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

Cameras, lots of them:
Canon 5DmkIII
Leica M typ 240
Sony RX1
Fuji X-Pro 1
Fuji X100S
Sigma DP2 Merrill
Leica X1
Sigma DP1
Epson R-D1
Leica MP
Hasselblad 500C/M
Fuji GF670
Hasselblad X-Pan II
Contax T3
Contax T
Fuji G617
Nikon F3

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Time to move to Hi-Res DAP
majid posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/27/16 at 11:25pm | 11 replies | 529 views
A nice new DAC2 from Benchmark showing at RMAF
majid posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 11/7/12 at 8:19pm | 245 replies | 37197 views
DAC woes
majid posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/19/12 at 7:52am | 15 replies | 2560 views
Arcam rPAC - USB DAC + Headphone Amplifier
majid posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/24/12 at 5:56pm | 21 replies | 5948 views
What USB DAC to use with iMac , Mapletree amp and HD800s?
majid posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 7/1/11 at 12:31am | 10 replies | 1826 views
DAC popularity check
majid posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 7/1/11 at 12:23am | 515 replies | 82917 views
* HELP * Which Desktop stereo speaker to get?
majid posted in this thread in Computer Audio 8/19/10 at 12:24am | 13 replies | 806 views
Good portable headphones for frequent air travel?
majid posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/8/10 at 2:34pm | 7 replies | 677 views

 

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