Originally Posted by Takaji
However, I am still looking forward to the LiveWires. I hope, I hope, I hope that they're everything people say they are!
I am pretty sure they will be
They are truly great, and it is fantastic to be able to use them daily again in my portable rig after a couple of months of no working player... People must wonder why i get my feet tapping so much sometimes. My friend gets annoyed as one driver of our private school bus plays his music too loud. My friend just cranks his ipod to max...I told him a little about canalphones, didnt want to scare him away with IEM talk... Maybe i should lend him my CX300's, they would match his ipod, and he proably likes alot of bass like most kids my age do, and not fussed about highs
Anyway, if he asks why i tap so much im gonna tell him about my complientary livewires and that im not a geek, i was given them...And they sound great and block out the screaming kids and drivers music...
Originally Posted by filipelli
Baines I wish my 15 year old brother appreciated music like you. He is content with his handmedown ipod and jvc gumys
I offered him my yuin pk2s, but he doesn't really care. I am glad I bought him those gumys though...he ripped the rubber stress relief right at the plug from careless and forceful wrapping of the earbuds around the player.
Anyway, @studioace...I have been out of the LW loop..are you getting another pair?u
Wow, you offered him your PK2's
I was recently offered a faulty cmoy, took it with appreciation, opened the box today to find one working cmoy and the faulty one... Not much difference amped and unamped except more hiss amped and bass was a bit better
Guess the D2 has a pretty good amp. Volume control is nice though, be good for bed and maybe laptop use with the Ucontrol's lineout...I will try it...
Anyway, i was thinking about upgrading the MX500's i got (for doing a CX300 review for sennheiser, terrible video, needed promts, on youtube anyway under Baines93 if you wanna put a face to the person)
to PK2's as the d2's amp is good... Didnt realise they were so dear, bit rich for me! What do they sound like with the d2? Are they as balanced all round as the Livewires?
The MX500's are pretty balanced, but lack the sparkle and bass kick, so sound a bit dead really. I use buds at school when i dont wanna look nerdy at lunch, but i dont enjoy them really after Livewires on the way to the bus stop, bus, then bus to school etc. Maybe PK2's next year when i am more mobile/independant and can get an eveing job
Yeah, not may kids appreciate good sound... Read by response to the quote above if you havnt, above this...StudioAce
didnt get new ones, he was talking about when his turned up btw.
Originally Posted by Hayduke
I see that you posted he responded to your email, but you didn't say what the response was :P
Yeah, i thought that too
--General Livewire use update below...My thoughts in rough text basically
I would love to replace the U control i use with my laptop with a predator, i like the pico as it is d2 sized so makes a great rig, but i dont think the d2 needs it, and it costs alot more, love it in silver/"clear" though. Even the predator is a bit costly for Livewire use when all i need is a hiss free clean source, which the u control provides, apart from that there aint much difference with the Livewires to my ears amped and unamped. They sound great with lossy, and unamped, just need a clean source. People here said that with these as they are sensetive, crap in = crap out, but it seems that easy to drive = easy to use and costs little after having a clean source
Maybe oneday even the little (working, new) cmoy and the ucontrol wont be enough if i i get a harder to drive pair of cans that need more power than i intend to get in the next few months, and i will blow the money for an actual reason other than wanting something that is roumoured better, when i cant hear a big difference with a cmoy compared to the d2 with livewires (the d2 does have a good amp though!!)
The d2 is great, as i have said, great amp, cant hear a difference between it and the cmoy... Can with the laptop on borad sound though, dead, doubt it with the u control though. I use BBE enhancement on one now, to make up for any highs lost when i crank Mach3bass up to 10, stereo enhance up to 2, and surround sound to four... Fun sounding, still got livewire highs, and even deeper crazier bass, and SE and Surround make it even more fun... Love it. Itouch theme, iphone/itouch now playing vertical flash skin (icowon2) + sexy new white casing + dab radio + 3x 8gb class 6 sdhc's = mega awesome portable rig in waterproof livewires case
Even more off topic: Nearly a headphone supremus
Custom title enabled then right? No one has ever aswered this question, how do you get it if not?