My name is Jan Nielsen. I am 50 years old and live in
Ishoej 20 km south of Copenhagen (Denmark).
Occupation and interests
- My daytime job is with The Financial Supervisory Authorities. Here I have
been employed since 1994. I work in the office responsible for authorizing
- Since my teen-age years the main interests have been electronics, hifi and
music. I build my first speakers back in the mid 70'ies (not counting the
small box I made back in the 60'ies) and my first (RIAA) amp a few years
later. To my big surprise it worked and sounded even better than the preamp
I had at that time. I kept on and made a complete pre-amp, two mono power
amps (copies of the Rapaport amp1) and soon started with tubes.
- In 1988 I started as a reviewer with the Danish magazine high fidelity and
I joined the editorial staff..
- My company "Sound Image" was founded 1991. Apart from reviewing I
also build speakers, cables and small amps for those interested.
I also do consulting work for the audio companies - e.g. translation of
manuals and advertising materials.
- Since 1999 I have been a member of a lot of different news-groups: Basslist (now
DIY speakers) and Joe Net. The last couple of years a few interesting
Scandinavian group has been added: Euphonia and hifi&surround. I attended the Triode
festivals held in Denmark in 2000, 2001 and 2002 - great fun!
Please feel welcome to contact me for any further information or just to give
your comments to my website.