When writing the review that was pretty much my line of thinking - if only the sub-$25 MH1C supply on ebay hadn't run out, I would have been less impressed with the Pistons. I still prefer the MH1C, personally, but I think the Piston has more of a "wow" factor for the average listener.
BTW, the DN-2000 comparison was actually prompted by someone sending a PM asking whether the Piston is better .
Well, the thing is that here in Europe one can still get the sony for around $20 on amazon uk coming with the tips in two colors like the retail package.
And now after all that hype and the Pistons selling for circa 30 I can't really be that impressed with them while the mh1 is still available and especially given that a month ago I got my vsd3s for $37.
And yeah, as I said the hype got crazy with claims the Pistons were better than dn1k and other more expensive stuff and that's why I said some people have unrealistic expectations. Now, for someone who hasn't heard anything better they will be very impressive. And it will save them a lot of money in the long run coz I'm pretty sure there are a lot of people who have the Pistons and now due to the hype think they can only upgrade them if they spend north of 200 bucks, so they'll stick to them
Edited by kova4a - 7/14/14 at 9:47pm