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HJE900: PANNY'S DREAMY IEM

post #1 of 26
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hey everyone!
i have this long review in my views regarding the pannys.

i got the earphones today...in me.
and they are just as amazing as my ue700!
but in a different way.




they are colored for me.
there's a lot of echo...air moving...and vibrating inside...something heavy... not the bass...but the overall music. the heavy thing is going to smash into your ears just like that!!! BAM! pushing air and sound into your ears.
for me, its bad.
its like messing with some of the instrument's sound...but its not that very bad...but i really dont like it...i mean that heavy thing.
its always there no matter what track i played.
there is an echo. something that makes the sound more INTIMATE
i think...that echo gives the spectrum the body it needs.


after a minute...that heavy thing is making me feel good.
maybe its rather good in the end.

...but very musical, very very musical indeed!





but i dont think i can stand listening to them for a longer time...they make my head ache...but only for the first listening.
until in 5 minutes, thats when my mind learned to adopt its sound sig.
they were heavy and full bodied.

the highs were good. not too bright. not recessed. its there but not sparkling.
the imaging is very very nice...
the soundstage is like in a recording...honest.
but not like a 3d. maybe a 2d.
the lows were a little deep and yet detailed...but not slamming. not boomy. not for bassheads.
the mids...have the airy effect.
one word on the mids to explain them: DREAMY " border="0" class="smiley" src="http://www.headphiles.org/Smileys/default/wink.gif" style="vertical-align: bottom; " title="Wink" />
the echo helps a lot...to make the music intimate.
the heavy thing is part of the overall sound...after listening for barely 10minutes now...its gone...how is it like that???

comparing it to my klipsch s4, i prefered the sound of the pannys much!
very well rounded bass.
very detailed and full than the creeping bass of klipsch.

an unfair comparison....
DUAL BA DRIVER vs. DYNAMIC
comparing it to my ue700, it blew the panasonic in many ways.
the ue700 soundstage is in 3d, more nicer.
the highs are sparkling on ue700.
the voice of the singer is upfront.
in short, the sound is more lively and more intimate than the pannys!
by comparing both, when i have my ue700, it feels like i dont want to put the pannys in my ears again...there is something that is unmatched with the ability of the ue700...
or maybe its because of my ears, i really like beautiful highs in 3d soundstage.

the build of this iem can blew my ue700 to dust!
its like a tank! while my ue700 is just like a scooter.
wow..

returning back to pannys, the voice of the singer is smooth.
the heavy thing is there...making the sound fuller. 
punching my ears, with pacquiao's fist.
more bodied.


when i take the pannys out of my ears...its like...i tell myself...haay... salamat.
parang nakahinga na tenga ko sa sound.
hahaha...something like that.
its like im back in to the real world...and its nice to be back.
sometimes with panny i feel like nalulunod ako...its like there is something that is overly done in the echo and the heavy thing. but giving it a little time, the heavy thing makes the sound beautiful. more with a spirit. more intimate and lovely...dreamy in fact.

the air is covering the whole spectrum.
making it in a dreamy stage.
well...it is good. making it more relax.
and it is also bad. making you dreamy and noot in a manner of lively...



i played the acoustic, corrs.
there were instruments in the sides, the voice of the singer is in my head....centered. it is not upfront.
the instruments are alive....with a body to them.
swooshing from left and right, sometimes at the back.
they are very detailed even in micro details.

overall, the sound is very intimate...to me.
they sweet, relaxing and kinda involving...
but hey!!! i didnt mean they were bad, that heavy thing makes you realize that your in earphone is its one sig.
its really nice. nicer than that of my klipsch.


the sound is clean. dreamy. very detailed. heavy. airy.
making it intimate. and relaxing. 
well it is good!
and very good than any of the 5k range earphones on the market today.
and i guarantee you, you will never miss any iems in your possession when the pannys are in your ears.



in another manner...
if pannys and ue700 will be a person, and saying the word BEAUTIFUL, it will be like this: 

PANNY: BEEOOWOOTIFFFOUUUWWLL.
UE700:  VIEWTIVFUL.

and its like that.


i know now the reason why people are crazy for this iem.
the details. micro details that is very very present in your face!
and the rounded sound. the bass is amazing.
just enough to keep you upbeat...to keep you involved.

well for a thing...this is one of the best. keep that in mind.
cause it is worth mentioning.
grab one while you still can...

they are priced at $200+ from the beginning but now...
$79!!!!!!! at amazon.


note:
the earphones are very very good, considering the price, it is a steal!!!
considering the build, the wires...impressive and outstanding also.
the sound is very musical...if you can live with the heavy one im saying, well they are a bang for your bucks.

by the way...owning this iem is like owning ONE OF THE HIGH END iem.
i am very very serious with that!
it can compete with my ue700.
it has a lot of muscle to punch you with micro details!
it wont make you bleed.
it will make you dreamy!
the sound is just...simply amazing.
it is arrogantly dreamy.



if you are looking and still searching for a very very good iem...
PANNY is your answer.
details are excellent. perfect.
the whole spectrum is clean.
nothing is creeping on the mids, or messing with any frequency.
this is a hi-end in ear of panny that never make it to the top...but can be one of the top.
for a is very very cheap price.

in the end...it is hard to be seperated to this iem...since it is just borrowed..
i kept saying to myself...such a very nice iem.
its hard to let go...
it seems like napalapit na sya sa puso ko. 
and id like to own one...for me.
i would really really miss that magic...that dreamy signature.


my sources for review:
wav files.
mp3 320kbps files.
shuffle 4th gen.
ue700
macbook pro itunes.

Edited by pinoyman - 10/20/10 at 8:21pm
post #2 of 26

That was different.  I quite like my panas too.

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Originally Posted by pinoyman View Post
it seems like napalapit na sya sa puso ko.


???

post #3 of 26
Thread Starter 

oh sorry bro...

i am a filipino.

 

that means...it is now very close to my heart.

post #4 of 26

Ok, I see. 

post #5 of 26
Thread Starter 

updated:

 

i am very sorry people for my first impression...
right now...i have to correct things i posted and said on this thread.

again...im very very sorry.



right now...burned zirconias have really improved.
my first review is a zirconia that hasn't been burned, that is why i told in my review about the HEAVY and ECHO that is messing around the frequency...

right now..this iem has beaten my ue700 in details and definition.

honestly, i love my ue700 for their details.
but it seems...
the PANNYS captured my heart 100%.
yes, i still love my ue700 but i love the pannys more!

glad to inform you that!

they sounded awesome.
they sound now more realistic!
they reproduced instruments more in an honest way.
the moving air, the warmness is now gone...

burned...perhaps.

but now..what i hear is honesty.
each instruments are heard far enough.
it is only now...that i heard a real bass.
a bass with definition.
a bass with details.
not slamming.
not bloated.
not a bass that is hard on your ears.
but real bass.

something that is my ue700 cant reproduced.
honestly...
even the aiaiai tracks, the klipsch and the philips i owned.

i really like them now.
the soundstage is still in a 2d manner.
but when i have this on my ears...i dont miss the 3d soundstage of ue700 anymore.

this pannys make me more satisfied...NOW.
i want to share this with you.
not even my ue700 cant make a realistic details.
those details i am now hearing with the pannys have air with them.
unlike my ue700, the details seems to be made by the earphones only. i mean they dont sound realistic....but a little artificial.
i dont know...what happened.
something that is not lifeless...like my ue700.

considering the build made by the company...
i can now confirm to you...
this panasonic company is really serious about their word....
AUDIOPHILES IEM!



this iem is a REAL high definition, high resolution iem.

post #6 of 26


 

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Originally Posted by pinoyman View Post

SNIPPED!!! (AGREE WITH MOST OF IT. 

 

 

This sounds very....nice the Pana's are very dreamy.....the hard hit of instruments and body is, the best part of this IEM this is where NATURALNESS and astonishing shows it's true face. These IEM's are musical, detailed, and analytical in there own way. I think the most notable things to accompany a Pana defintion would be natural and detailed, the echo you speak of it's decay and reverb and or reverberation.

 

 

The way details present themselves (to me) can be seen here...

(I’ve said in the past that what a lot of the high-end multiple-BA IEMs do best is dissect a piece of music into the tiniest details to display the most minute intricacies present on the track. The Radius achieves the same result by opposing means – rather than dissecting the music, it presents an exquisitely blended sound that’s refined enough for the tiniest details to make themselves quite obvious. A side effect is that the the DDM takes a bit of getting used to and might not sound entirely natural at first listen.)


Edited by Confispect - 10/25/10 at 9:16am
post #7 of 26

Quite an original review style you have there, I must say. Liked it, thanks for the good read!

post #8 of 26
Thread Starter 

thank you very much james and confispect...

id like to share..

cause i know sharing is giving.


Edited by pinoyman - 10/22/10 at 6:40pm
post #9 of 26

original review style indeed smily_headphones1.gif I do find these a good value at the price of $80.

 

Just wondering but why do you consider a comparison between the HJE900 and UE700 an unfair comparison?

post #10 of 26
Thread Starter 

@rawster...

i told it unfair comparison because i do believe both differ on the insides.

yes they are both IN earphones.

but nonetheless, they are not.

 

the ue700 is a DUAL B.A

the pannys is a single DYNAMIC

 

to that, i strongly believe they are very different.

but also the same.

the ue700 has a crossover, it has DUAL BA (2) versus ONE dynamic.

 

2 vs. 1 is unfair.

but as you can see on my point of view, a single dynamic can match any micro details that a BA can offer.

it doesnt matter if its an 8 or 100 driver...

it will still be the same in the details.

 

i want to point here that a dynamic is somewhat nice too, even dynamics can do something wonderful in sound.

post #11 of 26

I don't consider it unfair at all. The technology may be different and they may sound different but I don't consider it unfair at all. I've compared dynamics to BA before and never considered it unfair. Typically dynamics can cover the whole range better than a single BA driver can at least from those I've tried.

post #12 of 26
Thread Starter 

hmmm...

okey.

maybe oneday i can treat them fair, when i gain more experience in reviewing.

since i only had the pannys with me. the ue700, klipsch s4 and the yuins.

 

i hope to be my best someday.

thank you very much rawster.

i respect what you've commented.

 

 

 

Quote:

 Typically dynamics can cover the whole range better than a single BA driver can at least from those I've tried.

 

 

i will try to do more research...and try to gain more experiences, i promise you that.

 

somehow, this DYNAMIC is the very foundation of earphones.

it becomes earbuds, then IN ears. and now..custom molding.

 

to everyone...

enjoy listening.

post #13 of 26

A different style of review. Liked it smily_headphones1.gif

 

How many hours of burn-in / usage did you have before the first impression and how many for the second?

post #14 of 26
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my first part of review was a not burned in phone.

the second part of my reviews with corrections is the burned in phone.

 

i think... 50hours or so in total...

i was told by a fellow member here and in the philippines community- the headphiles, a member named 2rooi123, that 200hrs is needed to hear the pannys sing.

post #15 of 26
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i can recommend the pannys for BLUES, JAZZ, ACOUSTIC, POP AND ROCK, also CLASSICAL.

they sound great on this kind of genre.

 

however, i dont find them to be great yet on metal and hard metal...something noisy.

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