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ruthieandjohn

Stumbling towards enlightenment
(Formerly known as kayandjohn.)

Location:

Ann Arbor, MI

Forum Post Count:

3109

Join Date:

2/2/14

About Me:

After >50 yrs of piano, learning jazz; math interest in inferring statistics from a small sample.

Interests (Hobbies, favorite activities, etc.):

* Piano performance
* Writing
* Signal processing

What I do for a living:

* Creative director, signal processing research (ret)

Headphone Inventory

Over Ear Open
* Grado PS1000e
* Grado PS1000
* Grado GS1000i
* Grado GS1000e
* HiFiMAN HE1000
* Sennheiser HD 800
* Sennheiser HD 598
Over Ear Closed
* Ultrasone Edition 8 Ruthenium
* V-MODA M-100
On Ear Closed
* Sony MDR-V400
* Sony MDR G051
* Sony MDR-026
* Sony MDR-V6
On Ear Open
* Grado HP1000 HP1
* Grado RS1 (w/ buttons)
* Grado RS1i
* Grado RS1e
* Grado RS2
* Grado RS2i
* Grado RS2e
* Grado PS500
* Grado GH-1
* Grado HF-1
* Grado HF-2
* Grado SR60i
* Grado SR80
* Grado SR80e
* Grado SR125
* Grado SR125e
* Grado SR225i
* Grado SR325e
* Grado SR325i
* Grado SR325is
* Grado SR325
* Grado iGrado
* Sony MDR-006
* Koss KTS-1
* Sony MDR-201LP
On Ear Semi Closed
* Grado Bushmills X
On Ear Noise Canceling
* Sony MDR-NC6
Wireless Noise Cancelling
* Parrot Zik
* Parrot Zik 2.0
* Sennheiser PXC 310BT
Wireless
* AKG K845BT
Ear Buds
* Apple OEM Ear Buds (4 pr)
* Apple Ear Pods (2 pr)
In Ear
* AKG K3003i
* Grado GR10e
* Sennheiser CXIII
* Apple In-Ear with Remote and Mic
In Ear Noise Cancelling
* Sony MDR-NC033L2
* Sony MDR-NC021
In Ear Wireless
* Jaybird Bluebuds X

DANG! That's 56 pairs, not counting multiple copies of the Apple earbuds and Ear Pods!

Headphone Amp Inventory

Chord Hugo
Grado HPA1
Grado RA1
Sennheiser HDVD 800
CEntrance HiFI M8
CEntrance HiFi Skyn
Sony PHA-1 DAC/amp for iPhone
FiiO E6
Beyerdynamic A 200 p
HiFiMAN EF-6
V-MODA VAMP VERZA
Schiit Lyr 2

Source Inventory

LoToo PAW Gold
FiiO X3
iPod Touch 6G
iPod Touch 4G
iPhone 5S
iPad Air
iPad Mini
iPad 1 (original)
iPod Classic 7th Gen
iPod Shuffle
Sony Discman D-25
Technics SU-V98
Sansa Clip Zip
Schiit Bifrost Multibit Uber USB 2

Cable Inventory

Norne Draug 2 balanced red-and-black, 5 foot for Sennheiser HD800
zabzaf custom red-and-black balanced cable for Sennheiser HD 800
Moon Audio Black Dragon coax to USB for Chord Hugo
Moon Audio USB to USB with Apple CCK for Lightening to USB input to Chord Hugo
Schiit Pyst

Other Audio Equipment

Sansa Clip
Technics SL-PC11 5-CD changer
Technics ST-S98A Quartz Stereo AM/FM tuner
Technics SU-V98 Integrated Stereo Amp
RS-T157 Stereo Dual Cassette Deck
Technics SL-8027 Automatic Turntable System

Audio-Related Tweaks

Custom Grado-logo blue chambray long-sleeved shirt
Custom Grado-logo apron with pockets for source, amp, and excess cable
Grado GOLD headphone pin, presented by Grado

Music Preferences

Classical
Jazz
Hip Hop
Folk
Acoustic

Interests (non-headphone)

Doggerel
Writing
FIAT automobiles
Theater
Science
Engineering

Gear-Fi (Favorite Non-Audio Gear & Gadgets)

Sony VAIO computers (any)
Apple products (any)
Pianos (electric and acoustic)
FIAT automobiles

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V-MODA M-100: Discussion/Feedback, Reviews, Pics, etc.
ruthieandjohn posted in this thread in Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear... 4/21/17 at 8:31pm | 23082 replies | 1979630 views
Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 and Wireless!
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V-MODA M100 (WHITE) w/ EXTRA LARGE PADS, iPHONE CORD
ruthieandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones for Sale / Trade 4/18/17 at 11:12am | 0 replies | 44 views
V-MODA VAMP VERZA DAC/AMP & METALLO IPHONE 5 SLIDE-ON CASE
ruthieandjohn posted in this thread in Amplification For Sale / Trade 4/18/17 at 10:41am | 0 replies | 49 views
Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Headphone
ruthieandjohn posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 4/17/17 at 6:30am | 9268 replies | 717723 views
Chord Hugo
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Official ♦♦ Chord Hugo2 Canada/U.S.A. Tour ♦♦ Thread
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Grado Fan Club!
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FiiO X5 2nd gen Impressions and Discussion thread
ruthieandjohn posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 4/8/17 at 5:43am | 6555 replies | 570714 views

 

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