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post #3661 of 3897
Wsatia, looks like you are the one here around with normal triples. Could you please shade some light on this topic. Can you please say how they sounds? Compare to anything that you have.
post #3662 of 3897
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Originally Posted by shrisha View Post
Wsatia, looks like you are the one here around with normal triples. Could you please shade some light on this topic. Can you please say how they sounds? Compare to anything that you have.
wsatia's quick impressions from another board, comparing the trips with his atrios

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Hmm I also feel the LW3 bass is pretty decent and lacks the full range rumble. It definitely doesn't go as low as the Atrio bass and definitely doesn't have the OOMPH of the Atrio bass. The LW3 bass has the tight slam kind of bass, but the Atrio bass is on another level with a rumbling bass that to me seems to be on a range of frequencies, but the LW3 bass sometimes seems to be like a single frequency bass slam? Is this what they call a mid bass bump? Oh but I think I sometimes feel my bass along with hearing it. For the lower frequencies of bass at least (the part which I call the single frequency slam is not really felt though). In fact I feel more bass on my LW3 than my Atrio, probably cause the silicon flanges absorb most of the vibration being conducted for the Atrio.

But for me, I enjoy both my Atrio bass and my LW3 bass. The Atrio bass is just delightful and natural, while the LW3 bass is a lot faster and really ups my enjoyment when listening to genres like electronic (like The Prodigy?).


Highs: A lot more than on the Atrio without sounding harsh or piercing. As far as I can tell, doesn't really distort or become sibilant. Didn't really like the highs at first (or wasn't used to them) but I'm warming up to them.
Other comments: The LW3 hisses. Sounds less veiled than Atrio. Sounds lousy on both the iPod's headphone out and line out when compared to when I run it out of my laptop->Ordnance DAC-1->iBasso P3 set up. The iPod seems to make it bassier and more veiled even through lineout, although lineout makes it slightly less veiled but still darker than through my laptop set up. Oh it's a 6th generation iPod classic.
post #3663 of 3897
Yup as B[van] has quoted those are my impressions on another forum. My LiveWires opened up like his just recently and they sound really quite decent. It definitely is at least equal to the top tier universal IEMs like TF10 and W3 (haven't heard UM3X yet!), barring personal preference. Personally I love my LiveWires triples they're opening up nicely, strangely though only after 1 month and a week after I got them.
post #3664 of 3897
Anyone have a comparison between the dual and triple driver livewire/Fidelity?
post #3665 of 3897
I've done 120 hours of burn-in for Fidelity Triples, but no effect. Also, no reply from their support. Hmm
post #3666 of 3897
Call them.
post #3667 of 3897
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Originally Posted by isao2k8 View Post
I've done 120 hours of burn-in for Fidelity Triples, but no effect. Also, no reply from their support. Hmm
Hi, I just received my fidelity triples, the fit is amazing much better with an open mouth impression over my t1's which were done closed mouth. The build quality is also superb like my original t1.

Now for the but, and the very big BUT........

The sound is awful, I am experiencing exactly the same muffled,muddy, blurred, low resolution sound that "isao2k8" is experiencing. Unfortunately my T1's got lost in the post so I don't have them to do a direct comparison, however from memory the fidelity triples do seem far more inferior to the T1's.

How can this be? I honestly don't think burn in is going to make much of a difference. Should the crossover be visible inside the custom earphone? or is it part of one of the drivers? All i can see are the three drivers wired to the connection point no crossover.

Here are some pictures anyway.





Im going to call the office this afternoon see if I can speak to Earl himself, see what he says.

I'll keep you all updated, isao2k8 have you heard anything yet?
post #3668 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Steph86 View Post
I'll keep you all updated, isao2k8 have you heard anything yet?
I just got a reply from them that said my triples seemed to have some problem. I send them back.
post #3669 of 3897
As an original Livewires owner hanging out to hear about the new Triples, these reports are not encouraging me to reach for my wallet. What is going on???
post #3670 of 3897
I also purchase triples and will arrive soon.
Thinking from the review by japanese bloger, I think that these triples are inferior goods.


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Originally Posted by isao2k8 View Post
I just got a reply from them that said my triples seemed to have some problem. I send them back.
oh,deja vu......
post #3671 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Steph86 View Post
Hi, I just received my fidelity triples, the fit is amazing much better with an open mouth impression over my t1's which were done closed mouth. The build quality is also superb like my original t1.

Now for the but, and the very big BUT........

The sound is awful, I am experiencing exactly the same muffled,muddy, blurred, low resolution sound that "isao2k8" is experiencing. Unfortunately my T1's got lost in the post so I don't have them to do a direct comparison, however from memory the fidelity triples do seem far more inferior to the T1's.

How can this be? I honestly don't think burn in is going to make much of a difference. Should the crossover be visible inside the custom earphone? or is it part of one of the drivers? All i can see are the three drivers wired to the connection point no crossover.

Here are some pictures anyway.

[IMG]http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/Stephan_0/IMG_0579.jpg[IMG]

[IMG]http://i564.photobucket.com/albums/ss84/Stephan_0/IMG_0580.jpg[IMG]

Im going to call the office this afternoon see if I can speak to Earl himself, see what he says.

I'll keep you all updated, isao2k8 have you heard anything yet?

Mine felt very veiled/muffled/blurred initially at first, but then I had it run on 2 ipods through the night 24/7 for a week and a half before the veil lifted.
post #3672 of 3897
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Originally Posted by B[van] View Post
Mine felt very veiled/muffled/blurred initially at first, but then I had it run on 2 ipods through the night 24/7 for a week and a half before the veil lifted.
Did you buy from TN or CA office?
Do yours have a large amount of audible hiss at low volume?
What colour are yours? If they are clear, could you tell me if you can see a crossover inside, because I can't see one in either of mine.
post #3673 of 3897
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Originally Posted by Steph86 View Post
If they are clear, could you tell me if you can see a crossover inside, because I can't see one in either of mine.
I always thought that they put the Xover inside the gold connector box. It makes sense to hide it in there rather than have to secure it elsewhere, and that is where the wires protrude from.
post #3674 of 3897
[QUOTE=John Smith;5895837]I also purchase triples and will arrive soon.
Thinking from the review by japanese bloger, I think that these triples are inferior goods.






I have several friends that are musicians that have the Fidelity Triples and love them. They are always telling me that they are the greatest thing they've listened to. I have one friend that even has two sets of the Fidelity Triples (one for stage and one for travel).

Remember, these are electronics and as with anything, things can happen to them out of the blue. I've had soundboards that worked great during rehearsals, and 2 hours later not work at all due to something unexpected happening.
post #3675 of 3897
Anyone else with Triples willing to give us some impressions of sq? There's a lot of interest in these and not much forthcoming from the forum.
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