I got the cable today. I'll be testing it with 2 IEMs, the UE SuperFi 3 and the Etymotic ER4P with the Westone adapters. That means it's going to be a while before the next person in line, ardgedee, gets it.
MEElectronics tips don't fit. They're too big.
After heavy use, silicone tips will sometimes conform to the shape of your ears. Don't worry as long as they're comfortable and sound good.
Etymotic makes smaller, frosted tips. Futuresonics, Klipsch and Shure also make tips that fit Westones.
Be careful crossjeremiah. You don't want to end up like this dude.
My dad used to work for the government so I know what you have to deal with. You don't want a device that can record and/or transmit data. This rules out mp3 players, which are USB drives, and phones, which are USB drives with radio transmitters. I've found 2 possible options.
1. CD players that can play mp3s burned on a CD-R. Amazon has about a dozen of...
You should stick with the MEElectronics tips. They're just as good as other third-party tips but a lot cheaper. You can buy them here:
I've used Complys with mixed results. They were fine with my Shure e2c but lousy with my Etys. They muffled the sound and I could feel the Etys flopping around in my ear. Also, Complys aren't very durable. They fall apart after 2 months.