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You mean RE0? Well, then it doesn't seem crazy to me at all. I think RE0 is on par with e-Q5, which should be very close to GR10. In fact, I consider the latest version of RE0 (which sounds better to me than the original version) to be a top-tier IEM that can compete with any other great IEM I've heard. For $79, they are an epic steal - if Hifiman decides to raise the price to $300-$400, I would still consider buying them.

Well, I haven't heard the re0, but the re-zero I heard was nice if you don't like music to sound real. Like, if you think using the sharpen filter on a picture over and over again makes it better.

anne-hathaway.jpg

Isn't Anne Hathaway beautiful?

Now, this picture does look kinda cool in its own way, but it's not true to the original picture, or the actual person.

I thought the re-zero was interesting, but for anyone looking for what music actually was intended to sound like it won't be top-tier. For people who love the above pic of Anne, it might be the best earphone ever.

 

Also, the Re0 is known for falling apart and Fang ignoring people asking for replacements.

 

I haven't heard the eq5, but the eq7 sounds like and is mostly put together like a $300-400 earphone. The re-zero didn't and wasn't, I doubt the re0 would be either.


Edited by Kunlun - 5/27/11 at 10:14pm
post #407 of 3000

You mean RE0 or RE Zero? 

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You mean RE0 or RE Zero? 


Edited for clarity.
 

 

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Edited for clarity.

 

Very punny.  tongue.gif
 

 

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Originally Posted by Kunlun View Post



Well, I haven't heard the re0, but the re-zero I heard was nice if you don't like music to sound real. Like, if you think using the sharpen filter on a picture over and over again makes it better.


@ Kunlun, lol , Your cats ears are highly sensitive and great at weeding out those unnatural sounding iem'sksc75smile.gif

 

post #411 of 3000
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@ Kunlun, lol , Your cats ears are highly sensitive and great at weeding out those unnatural sounding iem'sksc75smile.gif

 


Hey Luco, you're back!!! How is General Lee???

 

I know a girl from the south and her family has a tradition of naming boy children "Robert" or "Lee". Weird, huh?
 

 

post #412 of 3000

I haven't heard RE-ZERO, but RE0 doesn't sound unnatural to me at all. In fact, it is the most neutral and transparent IEM I've heard to date. All other IEMs I tried are colored compared to RE0, even the ER4S. RE0 is in no way artificially sharp or bright IMO. Please be aware that I am talking about the new RE0 version however - it has a modified housing and sounds significantly better to my ears than the old RE0 version.

post #413 of 3000

Got my 1964-T today.  Too bad I don't have my EX-1000 to compare with, but from what I remember, I think EX-1000 beats the customs in terms of SQ and sound stage.  I don't know how Sony does it with IEMs, sound stage is amazing.  Anybody willing to lend me theirs for a comparison?


Edited by High_Q - 6/1/11 at 7:07pm
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Can anybody compare 1000 with IE8 in terms of sound stage, and detail?

post #416 of 3000
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Can anybody compare 1000 with IE8 in terms of sound stage, and detail?



i think its already been said that the ex1000 is a straight upgrade to everything that the IE8 has except for the quantity of bass.

post #417 of 3000

^^ Yep, yep. Tis true. The difference in clarity and detail is quite remarkable, to me. And while quantity of bass is significantly more with the IE8, the quality of bass is much better on the EX1000. 

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I haven't heard anything that has bass quality that comes close to the EX1000 biggrin.gif so smoooooooooth

post #419 of 3000

I find it interesting that it's been suggested - though not by many - that the bass on the EX1000s may be a bit on the lean side. In my view the bass on the EX1000s is NOT lean at all and the quality is simply superb. It is the best best I've heard from any universal (and possibly even my custom ES3X).

 

While I really enjoyed he IE8s SQ, I find the EX1000 to be on a different level. However, if bass quantity is what one is looking for, definitely better go for the IE8s. I'm not someone who favours bass shy phones - I didn't like the CK10 or SE535 for their less than adequate bass response, in my view. I was ultimately not convinced by the W3's bass as it was somewhat bloated as well as having fatiguing treble. Yet somehow I did enjoy the UM3X, TF10 & IE8, three phones with plenty of bass, though I ultimately favoured the more balanced UM3X and also preferred the TF10s overall sound presentation over the IE8's.

post #420 of 3000

how do ex1000 compares to monster miles davis?and 1964 quad?and synergy with nwz a846?

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