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post #421 of 567

Would love to see a more focused review on the three Hisound products.

post #422 of 567
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Originally Posted by zakurie View Post



I am organizing a group buy for the BLOX M2C.  The price shipped in the US will be approximately $35 (~25% off) and I should have them in 2-3 weeks.  PM me if you are interested.



 Thank's for asking me, but I've already got a pair. Next I want to check out the Hisoundaudio earbuds...

post #423 of 567

Out of curiosity, I'd like to see how those iCruds score. (for reference purposes, not because I actually use mine)

 

That being said, really appreciate the thread, even though I'm not much of an earbud person.

post #424 of 567
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Originally Posted by D7H7N View Post

Would love to see a more focused review on the three Hisound products.


I am going to do just that!  The Paa1, the Paa1 Pro and the Living will have their own thread with a more detailed analysis once I can get my hands on the Pro version.  As for the iBuds, I really hated them and I never planned to do a review on them.  However, if I stumble across one for cheap I will include it in this thread :)

post #425 of 567

I think the iBuds with foams might be just a few steps below Yuin PK3...


Edited by Danneq - 2/13/12 at 12:10pm
post #426 of 567
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lol just a few :P 

post #427 of 567

Listening to the PAA-1 right now.

 

Soundstage is airy, wide, but it's like a straight line.  Warm sounding, perhaps too much midbass.  Uppermids and highs can be harsh at times.  Well, I only paid $15 for them, hopefully these burn in well :p

 

 

post #428 of 567

LOL ...@ Swb   He must of been smoking something when he reviewed the PAA1's:) 

 

Yes they are $20, but no way do these compare to M2Cs ....

 

I feel like I am listening to a mono MP3 file in stereo dt880smile.png

 

To be fair I just got them, hopefully with some burn in they will get better .....

post #429 of 567
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Either your Paa1 is busted or your ears are, so lol right back at you. :D   Mono sound from the Paa1?  This really makes me afraid for your ears.  Jack put excellent drivers in all of his earbuds, none of them sound monoish and especially not the Paa1 due to it being the most smooth, relaxed and colored of all the hisound buds. The paa1 and pro models are colored, the rest of the lineup are dry and analytical.   <3  

 

Paa1 - Moderately bassy, recessed mid range with great clarity for the price, lack luster average highs, excellent stage width and height, average depth

Pro - Heavy Bass, wider mid range with again yet more clarity slightly better than the M2C, good high extension, same stage, better depth

Live - Bass light, airy mids, airy highs, excellent clarity, very good depth in stage, wider and taller stage

Living - A step or two up from everything in the living, dry sound, best depth and airy spacious feel in any earbud Ive ever owned.  Makes the M2C sound muffled and muddy.  A mini AKG K701, very similar presentation and setup but in a smaller stage.

 

I didn't really notice much of a change after 50 hours or so.  Then again, I do not have more than 60 or so hours and companies like Blox say give it 100 hours to equalize.  So, I am interested in knowing what you feel about them in the near future.  Seriously, mono sound?  Thats not a good sign man.

 

If you feel so strongly about the Paa1 not being decent, I hate to think what you are going to say about my up comming Paa1 Pro Review  :D

 

 

 

 


Edited by swbf2cheater - 2/16/12 at 4:31pm
post #430 of 567

Ear's not busted, since we both had the same impression's of the M2Cs :)  And you know I like them.

 

To be fair to Jack and with complete disclosure he sent me the PAA1s and Live to try out and review.

 

And these are just 1st impressions just right out of the box.

 

The Live earphones on the other hand, a lot more what I had expected.

 

I will say out of all the earbuds I have owned, I love the feel from the PAA1 earbud shell.  Better than anything from BLOX, Yuin or Sunrise. Very good quality there, does not feel cheap.

 

I will give it time and hopefully things will improve with the PAA1s...Live, on the other hand are of to good start.  It will be interesting to see how my impressions are in a few weeks time.

post #431 of 567

The white PAA-1s?  Yeah build quality on the housing feels very nice.  Probably because of that glossy layer.

 

I have a pair of burned in Livings coming in next week thanks to tomscy2000.  Hope they sound great!

 

Oh yeah, about the PAA-1, I think that mono'ish sound you're getting is probably the mids?  It's probably because of the soundstage, makes vocals sound kind of artificial.

post #432 of 567

D7,

 

Jack sent me the Black PAA1s, The shell reminds me of Digizoid ZO2.  It's a soft rubber/silky feel. Just feels nice in your hand.

 

As for the Live earbuds, so far so good. Makes me wonder if the $30-50 price jump is worth it for the Livings.  I won't say too much yet, but these are on par to be excellent earphones..

post #433 of 567


I heard the differences were just cosmetic, not quite sure though.

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D7,

 

Jack sent me the Black PAA1s, The shell reminds me of Digizoid ZO2.  It's a soft rubber/silky feel. Just feels nice in your hand.

 

As for the Live earbuds, so far so good. Makes me wonder if the $30-50 price jump is worth it for the Livings.  I won't say too much yet, but these are on par to be excellent earphones..



 

post #434 of 567
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Updated.  Hisoundaudios Living added.  

post #435 of 567

I heard the Livings respond well to equalizing, wouldn't that kinda help with the bass?

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