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So true, mine is my own for anyone to disagree with.  Opinions are based on experience and we are all coming from different places.  My statements of phone audio is less than stellar is because I've heard some $2000 cans through some $2000 tube equipment playing high-res files on $4000 DAC etc... and still I favour a good Stereo system (I got about $15k into mine a couple buddies have upwards of $40k and $50k (but price isn't everything)).  So from my perspective it's...
 For starters, phone audio sucks, it just does, iPhone, HTC, Xperia, (I've not heard V10 but doubt it's all that great but probably a step in the right direction???). A prominent audiophile in my town says "When it comes to audio we live in an impoverished world", I don't know if that's him or if he's quoting someone else but he's right unless you're willing to hunt down hi-res files vinyl and spend big bucks on equipment. Anyway I have the Z3 and it can be relatively good...
Hello, I am looking for a serious iem, most likely a ciem, and I would like some help deciding what to purchase.  I'd like to give you some background first and let you know my preferences before I embark on this journey.     Primary use will be for live sound as a bass player, and I take monitoring, sound quality seriously.  I play a Custom Dingwall with flats and usually through a tube amp, so in this case for monitoring is a steady gig without my amp.  Even though I'm...
Kinda, but my problem I think is the Nokia N8.  I think they've designed the phone to work with their headsets and not aftermarket ones.  I think it's one of the sleeves/tips is switched (vs. the standard) internally on the phone, so you buy Nokia replacements.   It's noticabe because when the jack is plugged in all the way (as it should be) I need to be pressing the mic button for the full accurate sound, otherwise they work not fully plugged in just fine. Another...
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