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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 SE846, 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 Symphony, Concerto, 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; FiiO X5 (2x 128 GB); SanDisk Clip Sport (8 GB + 64 GB), Clip Zip (8 GB + 32 GB), Clip+ (8 GB + 64 GB)

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

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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Requesting your input on M3U playlist support for X3, X5
JaZZ posted in this thread in FiiO 12/10/14 at 6:15am | 76 replies | 4774 views
X7, the Flagship DAP from FiiO ( updated on 15/12/2014)
JaZZ posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 11/23/14 at 5:54am | 1632 replies | 123767 views
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 | 2205 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 | 23015 views
HD800 Cable Advice
JaZZ posted in this thread in Cables, Power, Tweaks, Speakers,... 9/5/10 at 3:25pm | 51 replies | 8683 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 | 14388 views
Hifiman HM-801 RMAA Tests
JaZZ posted in this thread in Sound Science 8/30/10 at 3:51pm | 794 replies | 113779 views
Amp recommendations for Audeze LCD-2
JaZZ posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 8/28/10 at 10:45am | 7752 replies | 747421 views
Best HD800 Amp
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 8/21/10 at 3:30pm | 653 replies | 134472 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 | 5075 views


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