Jan Meier Appreciation Thread
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before head-fi, there was headwize, and although i'm not a super oldschool reader there, i do recall its hay-day before head-fi. it was the original source of headphone enthusiasm for me, and led me to buy my first "good" headphones and amp.

anyway, jan meier was a huge supporter of the community way before i even heard of head-fi. before he started a business to further supply the community with quality headphones and amps without huge prices, he gave both designs and support to the community.

i think in recent times, headphone enthusiasts have forgotten (or just plain don't know) who really helped keep this whole thing going. so in honor of the ppl and gilmore appreciation threads, i'm starting one for dr. meier.

thanks for helping the community and being a great seller and designer over the years.
 
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//I'll stand in this line//

I've never exchanged anything with Jan, but feel I somehow know him after having spent so many hours reading his material on Headwize, Head-Fi, and on his own site as well.

Very knowledgeable (of course), but also seems like a genuinely down to earth guy. The prototypical 'gentleman and a scholar' type.
 
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I can get behind this idea

Jan has been here from the early days and the headwize project articles were up before there ever was a meier audio

Best part is ,even now there are no "hidden" designs and everything is there to copy (ONE of please
) if you so desire or just see what is going on if you prefer the finshed product or kit

cheers jan
 
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I remember when Meier Audio got started -- Jan did a group buy of 40-odd Sennheiser HD600s for a price much lower than any of the retailers here sold them for.

The Meier / Apheared discussions are very interesting reading if you look back that far in the HeadWize archives.

Here's to Dr. Jan!
 
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Jan is passionate about his hobby, and a wonderful person to do business with. I will most certainly buy another one of his products again. Keep up the great work Jan! Thanks
 
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Jan Meier ROCKS!

My first Headphone purchase, first Headphone amp purchase, first Internet Purchase and first overseas purchase was from Meier Audio. The positive comments and high regard for Jan put me at ease and the transaction couldn’t have been smoother or more satisfying.

I really appreciate his continued support of Head-Fi and his continued pursuit of Audio Excellence.


Thank You

Mitch
 
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Jan has been extremely good for the headphone world (and I'm sure for many others
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All my dealings with him have been excellent and I appreciate his help in bringing me into the realm of headphone listening.


THANKS Jan ... and all the best!!!

Gord SW Ont
 
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I haven't had the opportunity to buy anything from Meier Audio as yet but I've talked with Jan through email in the past. He is very knowledgable and answered any questions I've had, he's just a great guy to deal with. The headphone community would not be the same without him.

 
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Quote:

My first Headphone purchase, first Headphone amp purchase, first Internet Purchase and first overseas purchase was from Meier Audio.


Ditto! Jan helped open my eyes (and ears) to true headphone hi-fi.

Thanks, Jan.
 
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I love my PreHead!!

Thanks, Jan.
 
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Never mind the great things that Meier Audio does from a retail standpoint, the intelligence and the passion that Jan has for this specific nitch in audio is contagious. Add to that his willingness to share his intellect, it is truly astounding.

Dr. Meier, you have my unwavering respect and admiration.
 
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I've got the Oehlbach cable for my HD 580's. These are very well built to Jan Meier's specifications and a very significant sonic improvement for much less than the other upgrade cables. Jan's shipped them promptly. Well packaged in such a way that it didn't draw the attention of customs officials, so I didn't pay any steep Brazilian import duties. Thank you Jan for a great service and a job well done!

Cheers!
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An asset to our community, without a doubt. Three cheers for Dr. Meier!!
 
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Dr. Meier has always been a great asset to the head-fi and headphone communty and I consider him a friend. I look forward to his continued involvement and great new products,which look mighty tasty. Thanks a lot Dr. Meier.
 
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Hey Voodoochile..............now that's an avatar!
 
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