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Location:

Switzerland

Forum Post Count:

6860

Join Date:

5/9/02

Last Online:

57 minutes 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 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 (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)

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CHORD ELECTRONICS DAVE
JaZZ posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components Yesterday at 3:47 pm | 100 replies | 5536 views
Shure SE846 Impressions Thread
JaZZ posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... Yesterday at 8:58 am | 11428 replies | 676255 views
Chord Hugo
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Yesterday at 5:04 am | 10782 replies | 881913 views
FiiO X5 2nd gen Impressions and Discussion + Tour Application Megathread
JaZZ posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear Yesterday at 4:49 am | 920 replies | 64418 views
Sennheiser IE800 IEM's
JaZZ posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 5/28/15 at 11:42am | 3510 replies | 389499 views
X7, the Flagship DAP from FiiO ( updated on 15/12/2014)
JaZZ posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 5/28/15 at 10:28am | 3778 replies | 366195 views
The Fiio X5 Thread
JaZZ posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 5/22/15 at 2:43pm | 17609 replies | 1517120 views
Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Flagship
JaZZ posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 5/22/15 at 9:55am | 4122 replies | 285945 views
Which USB soundcard with 192 kHz ADC and MIDI interface?
JaZZ posted in this thread in Computer Audio 5/21/15 at 5:17pm | 1 replies | 94 views

 

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