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kayandjohn

Stumbling towards enlightenment

Location:

Ann Arbor, MI

Forum Post Count:

1808

Join Date:

2/2/14

Last Online:

35 minutes ago

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 PS1000
* Grado GS1000e
* HiFiMAN HE1000
* Sennheiser HD 800
* Sennheiser HD 598
Over Ear Closed
* Beyerdynamic T 5 p
On Ear Closed
* Sony MDR-V400
* Sony MDR G051
* Sony MDR-026
On Ear Open
* Grado HP1000 HP1
* Grado RS1 (w/ buttons)
* Grado RS1i
* Grado RS2i
* Grado PS500
* Grado SR60i
* Grado SR80
* Grado SR125
* Grado SR225i
* Grado SR325e
* Grado SR325i
* Sony MDR-006
* Koss KTS-1
* Sony MDR-201LP
On Ear Noise Canceling
* Sony MDR-NC6
Wireless Noise Cancelling
* Parrot Zik
* Parrot Zik 2.0
Wireless
* AKG K845BT
Ear Buds
* Apple OEM Ear Buds (4 pr)
* Apple Ear Pods (2 pr)
In Ear
* AKG K3003i
* Klipsch S4i
* Sennheiser CX-300II
* 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 33 pairs, not counting multiple copies of the Apple earbuds and Ear Pods!

Headphone Amp Inventory

Grado HPA1
Grado RA1
Sennheiser HDVD 800
CEntrance HiFI M8
Sony PHA-1 DAC/amp for iPhone
FiiO E6
Beyerdynamic A 200 p

Source Inventory

FiiO X3
iPod Touch 5G
iPod Touch 4G
iPhone 5S
iPhone 4
iPad Air
iPad Mini
iPad 1 (original)
iPod Classic 7th Gen
iPod Shuffle
Sony Discman D-25
Technics SU-V98
Sansa Clip Zip

Cable Inventory

zabzaf custom red-and-black balanced cable for Sennheiser HD 800

Audio-Related Tweaks

Custom Grado-logo blue chambray long-sleeved shirt
Custom Grado-logo apron with pockets for source, amp, and excess cable

Music Preferences

Classical
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)

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Grado Fan Club!
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Today at 2:07 pm | 26891 replies | 963284 views
Hifiman HE1000 Planar Dynamic Flagship
kayandjohn posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/26/15 at 5:42pm | 5351 replies | 377057 views
Official HIFIMAN HE1000 Impressions Thread
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Head-Direct Premier Sponsor Forum 7/26/15 at 3:54pm | 1233 replies | 87749 views
PS1000 Impressions Thread
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/25/15 at 7:31am | 2210 replies | 126953 views
NEW Schiit Lyr 2: Impressions
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphone Amps (full-size) 7/21/15 at 5:39am | 1308 replies | 120412 views
Grado e Series
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/20/15 at 7:39pm | 5438 replies | 365255 views
Sennheiser HDVD800 Headphone Amplifier
kayandjohn posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/19/15 at 7:29am | 2681 replies | 349060 views
Grado RS series Owner club!
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/15/15 at 10:20am | 240 replies | 19663 views
= HiFiMAN HE-560 Impressions & Discussion Thread =
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 7/15/15 at 5:31am | 13829 replies | 870407 views
The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
kayandjohn posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum 7/12/15 at 5:46am | 19509 replies | 959371 views

 

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