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post #1726 of 3897
There is a learning curve installing them. It is second nature now but it has been several times I have done it. You will learn to adjust them with a touch and a poke, it will be natural. Give it time, you may think you have it down? You will learn your own tricks.
post #1727 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Elluzion View Post
Edit: tried the 750s and then livewires. sound is definitely on the right mor ethan the left. is this due to fit? or what? the thing is that my left one is the one that is tighter, why would I hear more sound on the right. this is akward.. might be my left ear isn't fully popped. because right now i feel like they are congested and their is something blocking them with the livewires, not as much with the 750s..
I would say that the sound more on the right is not due to fit, but more to the ohms are different on the left and right sides. Ohms rating lower on the right side would make it sound louder than the left side.

You should check the left and right sides with a digital ohm meter to see what the value reads. This might tell you if your cable is bad on one side also. I'm sure some wiz kid at your school knows how to check the ohms with an ohm meter.

Best of Luck!
post #1728 of 3897
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Elluzion, the build looks pretty good to me. The stems look to be the same length as mine, and if you can't hear yourself typing that's a good fit. They should feel snug. Remember Livewires do not seal out sound 100%: "LiveWires feature 25db of outside noise rejection".

Are you connecting directly to your dap?
post #1729 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Kosmic View Post
Elluzion, the build looks pretty good to me. The stems look to be the same length as mine, and if you can't hear yourself typing that's a good fit. They should feel snug. Remember Livewires do not seal out sound 100%: "LiveWires feature 25db of outside noise rejection".

Are you connecting directly to your dap?
Yeah i think the build is good. and if I put them in a "certain way" (i still have to master the technique) I get an awesome seal that blocks out a lot of noise. its just it feels like when they are in and im listening to music something is blocking the sound transfer, and that is why i think its because i am sick because my ears are congested. I just have to wait until im better, this sucks. Also the balance was more in the middle when I was listening to them, so I don't think anything is wrong with the drivers etc. I hope I didn't take anything out I wasn't supposed to because when I did sweeps with the earwax tools I got some white cotton stuff..

no im not connecting directly to my DAP, when i do, i hear hiss, but when i turn the volume up higher to hear the sound I don't notice the hiss. I am using my MisterX Mini^3 amp... definitely gives me better volume control in the low end.
post #1730 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Elluzion View Post
Yeah i think the build is good. and if I put them in a "certain way" (i still have to master the technique) I get an awesome seal that blocks out a lot of noise. its just it feels like when they are in and im listening to music something is blocking the sound transfer, and that is why i think its because i am sick because my ears are congested. I just have to wait until im better, this sucks. Also the balance was more in the middle when I was listening to them, so I don't think anything is wrong with the drivers etc. I hope I didn't take anything out I wasn't supposed to because when I did sweeps with the earwax tools I got some white cotton stuff..

no im not connecting directly to my DAP, when i do, i hear hiss, but when i turn the volume up higher to hear the sound I don't notice the hiss. I am using my MisterX Mini^3 amp... definitely gives me better volume control in the low end.
Yes, your congestion could be causing the problem. While you're waiting burn your Livewires in.

Also I'm not sure what you mean by white cotton stuff! There shouldn't be anything like that in your Livewires. If you used the metal loop at the end of the tool, this is not long enough to do any damage to your Livewires. Look down both tubes and check they're not blocked.

Get well soon!
post #1731 of 3897
The white cotton stuff could be a mistake in the manufacturing process. A freak accident of some kind.

Or part of the materials used deep within the driver...
post #1732 of 3897
^the cotton stuff is within the driver thing, and i guess you can reach some of it when doing the sweeps with the earwax tool. so Idk if that is normal or not. i wish i could post a picture, but when i look into the holes, I see cotton looking stuff... in the tube.


I don't know what to burn my LIvewires in with... I hear pink noise but I don't want to mess anything up.. what should I use?
post #1733 of 3897
Thread Starter 
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Originally Posted by Elluzion View Post
^the cotton stuff is within the driver thing, and i guess you can reach some of it when doing the sweeps with the earwax tool. so Idk if that is normal or not. i wish i could post a picture, but when i look into the holes, I see cotton looking stuff... in the tube.
In the canal section? No that's not normal! Contact Earpeace and let them know.

In the main body there are wires connecting to the drivers which looks like cotton thread, but it's not white.


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I don't know what to burn my LIvewires in with... I hear pink noise but I don't want to mess anything up.. what should I use?
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post #1734 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Elluzion View Post
I don't know what to burn my LIvewires in with... I hear pink noise but I don't want to mess anything up.. what should I use?
They're armature drivers. They don't need burn in. Just listen to them a while and get accustomed to them. That's burn in.
post #1735 of 3897
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They're armature drivers. They don't need burn in.
That's a mantra I hear a lot. But Livewires do benefit from burn in, and I mean an audible, not psychological difference.

Here's an interesting post Can armatures burn in?

If you follow the thread you'll find more than one armature owners agreeing.
post #1736 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Kosmic View Post
That's a mantra I hear a lot. But Livewires do benefit from burn in, and I mean an audible, not psychological difference.

Here's an interesting post Can armatures burn in?

If you follow the thread you'll find more than one armature owners agreeing.
+1, i have to say +1 to that =D
post #1737 of 3897
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In the canal section? No that's not normal! Contact Earpeace and let them know.

In the main body there are wires connecting to the drivers which looks like cotton thread, but it's not white.




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Well when i look straight into the holes I can see whit escruffy stuff maybe 1/8 inch in... its white stuff. idk.. and the fit is confusing for me. sometimes i get a better fit than others.or if I put them in then push on them they seal better but then when i open my mouth wide they will break and I will have to push them back to get a good seal again (they don't pop out of my ear they just break the seal)


i will try n post pics of this when i get a chance. also when i tilt my head forward (towards my legs, the sound clears up and when i lean my head backwards, the sound gets distant. this is confusing me
post #1738 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Elluzion View Post
^the cotton stuff is within the driver thing, and i guess you can reach some of it when doing the sweeps with the earwax tool. so Idk if that is normal or not. i wish i could post a picture, but when i look into the holes, I see cotton looking stuff... in the tube.


I don't know what to burn my LIvewires in with... I hear pink noise but I don't want to mess anything up.. what should I use?
If you don't see cottony looking stuff in the other IEM, then you may have gotten a bad pair. Contact Earpeace ASAP to report it so you can get them replaced if thats not whats supposed to be in there.

Cottony looking material sounds like it could just be a protective barrier or some kind of sound buffer. I guess only Earpeace knows.
post #1739 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Elluzion View Post
but when i look into the holes, I see cotton looking stuff... in the tube.
That does not sound right. The tubes should be clear and unobstructed.
post #1740 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Elluzion View Post

i will try n post pics of this when i get a chance. also when i tilt my head forward (towards my legs, the sound clears up and when i lean my head backwards, the sound gets distant. this is confusing me
That may be due to fluid in your ear from your illness.
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