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Location:

Switzerland

Forum Post Count:

7421

Join Date:

5/9/02

Last Online:

36 minutes ago

About Me:

Looking for the unvarnished truth

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Existing

What I do for a living:

Editor

Headphone Inventory

HiFiMan HE1000; 2 homegrown electrostats on the basis of Stax Lambda Pro and Lambda Signature Pro; Stax Lambda Nova; AKG K 701; Sennheiser HD 800 (modified), HD 650, HD 600, HD 595, HD 238 Precision, PX 200, PX 100; Shure SE846, SE535; Etymotic ER-4PT (modified); Phonak Audéo PFE 112; Sennheiser IE 800, IE 8

Headphone Amp Inventory

Stax SRM-727II, SRM-T1 (modified); Chord Hugo; Meier-Audio Corda Symphony, Concerto, Opera, Aria prototype; Mapletree Ear++ (Black Gates); Talisman T-3H; passive «amp» (actually a mere attenuator in the form of a 500 Ω potentiometer) for the connection to high-level sources

Source Inventory

McCormack UDP-1 (universal player); Chord Hugo; Bel Canto DAC2; Philips DVD 963 SA; Audiolab 8000CDM (drive); Dodson DA.217 MK II; Corda Symphony and Opera internal DACs; Computer/foobar2000; FiiO X5, X5 II, X3 II; SanDisk Clip Sport, Clip Zip, Clip+

Cable Inventory

HE1000 cable: Silver Dragon; HD 600/650 cables: Zu Mobius, Silver Dragon, several homegrown magnet-wire cables; interconnects: Zu Gede, Silver Dragon, several homegrown magnet-wire cables

Other Audio Equipment

Passive pre-«amp» (Alps 10-kΩ potentiometer), Corda headphone amps (theoretically) usable as preamps; power amps: Metaxas Solitaire (modified), BEL 1001; homegrown 1- and 2-way speakers with homegrown fiberglass dome tweeters

Audio-Related Tweaks

All of my stereo recordings are crossfeeded, all of my mono recordings are stereophonized – by means of Steinberg's Wavelab and sophisticated proceedings.

Music Preferences

Creative (progressive/alternative/independent...) rock/pop, (contemporary) jazz, (contemporary) classical...

Interests (non-headphone)

Sound editing, tennis, jogging, photography, motorcycling, mountainbiking, science-fiction books, movies...

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

Nikon D800 system, Kawasaki Z1000 (2010, white/orange)

JaZZ's Recent Activity

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The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 4:50 pm | 19865 replies | 985441 views
FiiO X5 2nd gen Impressions and Discussion + Tour Application Megathread
JaZZ posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Today at 4:45 pm | 3407 replies | 259435 views
Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Flagship
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 11:51 am | 5811 replies | 410951 views
Diana: the second release by Abyss Headphones!
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 11:48 am | 96 replies | 5038 views
Chord Hugo
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 11:07 am | 11782 replies | 983599 views
The Fiio X5 Thread
JaZZ posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Yesterday at 4:40 pm | 18236 replies | 1599650 views
Chord Hugo TT High End DAC Amp Impressions Thread
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/28/15 at 9:55am | 75 replies | 10674 views
Did Sennheiser just reveal the Orpheus successor?
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/28/15 at 9:47am | 497 replies | 73059 views
question | exclude from tag scan
JaZZ posted in this thread in FiiO 8/26/15 at 9:29am | 2 replies | 31 views

 

JaZZ’s Photos

JaZZ's photos in Desktop Headphone Amps (Community Gallery)
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JaZZ's photos in FIIO X5 2nd gen firmware FW1.0
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JaZZ's photos in CHORD ELECTRONICS DAVE
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