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Location:

Switzerland

Forum Post Count:

7957

Join Date:

5/9/02

Last Online:

3 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; FiiO EX1; Sennheiser IE 800, IE 8; Etymotic ER-4PT (modified); Phonak Audéo PFE 112

Headphone Amp Inventory

Stax SRM-727II, SRM-T1 (modified); Chord Dave, Hugo, Mojo; 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

Chord Dave, Hugo, Mojo; McCormack UDP-1 (universal player); 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 II, X3 II, X5; SanDisk Clip Sport, Clip Zip, Clip+

Cable Inventory

HE1000 cable: Moon Audio Silver Dragon; HD 800 cable: original (shortened), DHC Clone; HD 600/650 cables: Zu Mobius, Silver Dragon, several homegrown magnet-wire cables; interconnects: Zu Gede, Silver Dragon, Rudistor, 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 routines.

Music Preferences

Creative (progressive/alternative/independent...) Rock/Pop/Electronica, (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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CHORD ELECTRONICS DAVE
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 9:57 am | 3822 replies | 337513 views
Chord Hugo TT High End DAC Amp Impressions Thread
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 9:52 am | 574 replies | 58010 views
X5 II / X3 II: digital coaxial output and DSD
JaZZ posted in this thread in FiiO 7/20/16 at 12:19pm | 6 replies | 121 views
Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Flagship
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/19/16 at 7:49am | 7903 replies | 592530 views
Chord Hugo
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/15/16 at 10:48am | 13562 replies | 1213045 views
Conflicted - Keep Hifiman HE-1000 or LCD-4
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 6/4/16 at 11:29am | 25 replies | 1933 views
HIFIMAN Shangri-La: The New Electrostatic Headphones From HIFIMAN
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 6/1/16 at 9:30am | 349 replies | 37800 views
Diana: the second release by Abyss Headphones!
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/27/16 at 7:34am | 233 replies | 21317 views
Watts Up...?
JaZZ posted in this thread in Rob Watts 5/18/16 at 3:55am | 151 replies | 12831 views
Audeze LCD-4
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/15/16 at 6:50am | 4338 replies | 350737 views

 

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