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blasjw

Location:

California

Forum Post Count:

135

Join Date:

2/25/13

Last Online:

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What I do for a living:

Electrical Engineer/Mathematician/Cryptographer

Headphone Inventory

AKG K7xx, K553 Pro

Audio Technica ATH-AD700, MSR7

Beyerdynamic DT-880 Manufaktur (600 ohm), DT-770-PRO-32

Etymotic ER4-S

German Maestro GMP 40

Grado SR80

Sennheiser HD650

Headphone Amp Inventory

Emotiva mini-X a-100

Gustard X10

Schiit Magni (<0.1 ohm), Mangi 2U, Vali

Yulong U-100

Source Inventory

Behringer DEQ2496 (AKM4394) planning to upgrade to AKM4396

Gustard X12, U12

Melodious Audio MX-U8

Onkyo C-S5VL SACD Player (WM8742)

Schiit Modi (AKM4396), Modi 2U

Oppo BDP-93 (CS4382A)

Sony BDP-BX57, BDP-S570, BDP-S350, PS3 Slim, PS3 Fat (w/3.55 Firmware for SACD DSD ripping to DSF)

Yellowtec PUC2 Lite USB to AES converter

Cable Inventory

Emotiva X Series Digital Coaxial RCA, X Series Optical Toslink, X Series IEC Shielded Power, X Series Balanced XLR
Audioquest Evergreen .6m (1.96 ft.) 3.5mm to 3.5mm Analog Audio Interconnect Cable, Forest USB A to Mini USB, Forest OptiLink Full to 3.5mm Optical Audio Cable, Forest USB A to USB B, Evergreen RCA to RC
Hosa Pro Dl Cable 1/4IN Ts Rca 3F, EBU-003
GLS Audio Mic Cable Patch Cord - XLR Male to XLR Female

Power-Related Components

Emotiva CMX-6 Precision Common Mode AC Line Filter & Power Distribution System

Other Audio Equipment

Niles Audio AXP-1 Auxiliary Input Selector
Pre: Emotiva USP-1
Amp: Onkyo M-282 (thinking about replacing it with a Vincent SP-331 Hybrid)
Speakers: Onkyo SKF4800, Polk RTi-A12, JBL ES80BK
Subs: 2 x Sony SAW3000/Z 12", JBL ES250PBK 12"

Miscellaneous:
Behringer ECM8000 Ultra-Linear Measurement Condenser Microphone
Behringer DEQ2496 Digital 24-Bit/96 kHz EQ/RTA Mastering Processor (Added heat sinks to the SHARC DSP chips and the AKM DAC - no more spontaneous resets. Planning on upgrading the power supply. Eventually may upgrade the DAC and possibly upgrade the analog I/O as well)

Wish List: Emotiva UPA-200, UMC-200, UPA-700

Interests (non-headphone)

Electronics, Computers, Movies, Music, Car Audio.

blasjw's Recent Activity

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New Schiit! Ragnarok and Yggdrasil
blasjw posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/25/15 at 3:54pm | 6767 replies | 704543 views
GUSTARD H10 High-current Discrete Class A output Stage Headphone Amplifier
blasjw posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 4/23/15 at 11:54am | 1623 replies | 96533 views
The Schiitstorm: Next-Gen Magni 2 and Modi 2 Family!
blasjw posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 1/6/15 at 3:39pm | 1808 replies | 163182 views
The ATH-AD700 Discussion Thread
blasjw posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 9/27/14 at 10:55am | 740 replies | 104541 views
Holy Schiit! Add DSD to any DAC for $149. Meet Loki...
blasjw posted in this thread in Sponsor Announcements and Deals 7/15/14 at 5:06pm | 116 replies | 23173 views
AudioQuest Dragonfly Review : Affordable, Outstanding, Tiny DAC / Amp
blasjw posted in this thread in Computer Audio 3/12/14 at 10:34pm | 2098 replies | 404820 views
Introduction about HS2 headphone signal switcher.
blasjw posted in this thread in FiiO 3/10/14 at 2:32pm | 155 replies | 14946 views
Audio-Gd Master 7 - Discrete Fully Balanced DAC (PCM1704)
blasjw posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/5/14 at 6:37pm | 2759 replies | 222432 views
Thoughts on a bunch of DACs (and why delta-sigma sucks)
blasjw posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/4/14 at 12:58pm | 4848 replies | 408147 views
Emotiva Stealth DC-1 DAC
blasjw posted in this thread in Dedicated Source Components 3/4/14 at 12:49pm | 505 replies | 80568 views

 

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Senn HD 558
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