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Location:

Switzerland

Forum Post Count:

6471

Join Date:

5/9/02

Last Online:

5 days, 16 hours ago

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

Existing

What I do for a living:

Editor

Headphone Inventory

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 SE535; Etymotic ER-4PT (modified); Phonak Audéo PFE 112; Sennheiser IE 800, IE 8

Headphone Amp Inventory

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

Source Inventory

McCormack UDP-1 (universal player); Philips DVD 963 SA; Audiolab 8000CDM (drive); Bel Canto DAC2; Dodson DA.217 MK II, Corda Symphony and Opera internal DACs; Computer/foobar2000; SanDisk Clip Zip (8 GB + 32 GB), Clip+ (8 GB + 32 GB); Cowon iAudio 7 (16 GB), U3 (4 GB); Archos Gmini 220 (20 GB HDD)

Cable Inventory

HD 800 cables: Silver Dragon, DHC Clone; HD 600/650 cables: Zu Mobius, Silver Dragon (V1, V2, V3, most DIY), several homegrown silver/copper magnet-wire cables; interconnects: Zu Gede, Silver Dragon, several homegrown silver/copper magnet-wire cables

Power-Related Components

PS Audio Ultimate Outlet

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, photography, motorcycling, mountainbiking, jogging, tennis, 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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Portable earphones – optimal EQ settings (by means of iAudio 7)
JaZZ posted in this thread in Blog Archive 8/4/12 at 8:19am | 1 replies | 2055 views
Want more bass from your HD 800? – Easy mod
JaZZ posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 10/19/10 at 5:30am | 84 replies | 20768 views
HD800 Cable Advice
JaZZ posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 9/5/10 at 3:25pm | 51 replies | 8300 views
My theory as to why headphones appear to 'burn in'.
JaZZ posted in this thread in Sound Science 9/3/10 at 12:42pm | 260 replies | 14077 views
Hifiman HM-801 RMAA Tests
JaZZ posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/30/10 at 3:51pm | 794 replies | 111259 views
Amp recommendations for Audeze LCD-2
JaZZ posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/28/10 at 10:45am | 7261 replies | 676655 views
Best HD800 Amp
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/21/10 at 3:30pm | 653 replies | 127630 views
How do you 'burn in' headphones? Repeat or shuffle?
JaZZ posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/26/10 at 8:58am | 36 replies | 4972 views
Do headphones run on AC or DC?
JaZZ posted in this thread in Sound Science 7/24/10 at 1:51am | 50 replies | 6942 views
does soundstage become broader as your headphones burn in?
JaZZ posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/21/10 at 6:16am | 13 replies | 1198 views

 

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