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Founder and CTO of a mobile analytics company

Headphone Inventory

Sennheiser HD800
Sennheiser HD650 (at work)
AKG K701 (home theater)
AKG K501 (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 (work)
HeadAmp Pico

Source Inventory

Benchmark DAC2 HGC (connected to a Mac Pro)
Onkyo DP-X1
Arcam rDAC (work)
Benchmark DAC1 (on the speaker rig)
Pioneer Elite PD-D9-J SACD player
Headroom Overture DAC LE (not working any more)
iPhone 6
iPod Classic (lives in the car)
iPad Pro
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

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

Cameras, lots of them:
Canon 5DmkIII
Leica M typ 240
Sony RX1RII and RX100M4
Fuji X-Pro 2
Sigma DP2 Merrill
Leica X1
Sigma DP1
Leica MP
Hasselblad 500C/M
Fuji GF670
Contax T3
Contax T
Fuji G617
Nikon F3

majid's Recent Activity

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Official 2016 SF Head-Fi Meet Impressions Thread - July 16, 2016
majid posted in this thread in Head-Fi Meet Impressions, Trade Show... 7/17/16 at 3:21am | 171 replies | 23685 views
Official 2016 SF Head-Fi Meet, July 16, 2016, Wikia HQ
majid posted in this thread in Local / Regional Head-Fi Meets, Parties,... 7/3/16 at 12:11am | 457 replies | 26906 views
ONKYO DP-X1 | Dual Sabre Dacs | Balanced | Sabre BTL Amp | MQA | DSD 256 | Android 5 |
majid posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 5/11/16 at 9:32pm | 11474 replies | 1060650 views
Time to move to Hi-Res DAP
majid posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 5/7/16 at 12:33am | 12 replies | 690 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 | 246 replies | 38901 views
DAC woes
majid posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 9/19/12 at 7:52am | 15 replies | 2634 views
Arcam rPAC - USB DAC + Headphone Amplifier
majid posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/24/12 at 5:56pm | 21 replies | 6198 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 | 1841 views


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