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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
* 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 PS500
* Grado SR60
* Grado SR80
* Grado SR125
* Grado SR225
* Grado SR325
* Sony MDR-006
* Koss KTS-1
* Sony MDR-201LP
On Ear Noise Canceling
* Sony MDR-NC6
Wireless Noise Cancelling

Ear Buds
* Apple OEM Ear Buds (4 pr)
* Apple Ear Pods (2 pr)
In Ear
* AKG K3003i
* Philips Fidelio S2
* HeartBeats 2.0
* Klipsch S4i
* Sennheiser CX-300II
* Apple In-Ear with Remote and Mic
In Ear Noise Cancelling
* Sony MDR-NC033L2
* Sony MDR-NC021

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
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
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

Hip Hop

Interests (non-headphone)

FIAT automobiles

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

Sony VAIO computers (any)
Apple products (any)

kayandjohn's Recent Activity

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The (new) HD800 Impressions Thread
kayandjohn posted in this thread in High-end Audio Forum Today at 10:49 am | 17248 replies | 807536 views
beyerdynamic T5p: Photos and first impressions.
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 9:41 am | 1719 replies | 154756 views
PS1000 Impressions Thread
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) Yesterday at 6:38 am | 1491 replies | 100437 views
Grado Fan Club!
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/26/15 at 4:48pm | 23471 replies | 826093 views
Best classical recordings...ever!
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Music 2/25/15 at 12:10pm | 3025 replies | 94126 views
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Members' Lounge (General Discussion) 2/25/15 at 7:11am | 13019 replies | 1462278 views
Sony D-25 Refurbishment with Service Manual!
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Portable Source Gear 2/24/15 at 8:19pm | 27 replies | 431 views
Sennheiser HD 598 Impressions Thread
kayandjohn posted in this thread in Headphones (full-size) 2/19/15 at 9:39pm | 4654 replies | 549366 views


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