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post #2011 of 2020
X5 sounds good with SE5, in my memory, quite akin to 901 but not as good...but I did not like the shape and UI. Felt cheap to me.

For the cards, iem is to be avoided, sounded bad with SE5 to my ears, with sort of sibilant raspy mids. Balanced is good and discrete is more neutral. Never tried Minibox.

Never listened to DX9O.
post #2012 of 2020
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Originally Posted by shakur1996 View Post


Is there any hdp-r10 user here? Is the problem mentioned by tupac applicable to the Japanese version of dx100? This problem seems to be UI related so maybe hdp-r10 do not have it (as I understand hdp-r10 is considered as having more mature UI).

 

Didn't realize it til reading this thread but, for some reason, I only use the physical volume buttons on my r10 (guess I prefer gradual volume adjustment that NO slider I've ever used can provide).

 

UI is a bit different on the r10 vs dx100 but (from pics an videos I've seen) onscreen volume slider appears same. I do recall reading in one of the threads here (sorry, not sure if it was the r10 or dx100 thread) that power output may have been a bit reduced on the r10 to help increase batt life. So it may not have exact same max volume as dx100 but all reviews I've read on both still say they can drive difficult headphones.

 

Never maxed my r10s vol yet (not willing to test this theory; may change when I finally buy some hungrier phones) but I don't doubt it could have similar issues if not careful with onscreen slider. 

post #2013 of 2020

Hey guys I just received my SE5, all is good except I cannot pull the right pin out of the shell. Seems glued and I dont want to force and rip the internals apart.

 

Any of you ever had this problem, how did you solve?

 

Thanks

post #2014 of 2020
you just gonna do it somehow *_*

Interesting note: my left ear piece connector can rotate 180 degree internally wink.gif and still function
post #2015 of 2020
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Originally Posted by tupac0306 View Post

you just gonna do it somehow *_*

Interesting note: my left ear piece connector can rotate 180 degree internally wink.gif and still function

 

lol sounds scary...

post #2016 of 2020
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lol sounds scary...


+1. Definitely sounds scary man.

post #2017 of 2020
He has like 7 pairs so its ok...

My pair is even more scary. I took the cables out but can still hear music eek.gif
Edited by Mimouille - 10/2/14 at 9:03am
post #2018 of 2020

This is wrong.

 

When am I an SE5 owner?

post #2019 of 2020
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Originally Posted by tupac0306 View Post

you just gonna do it somehow *_*

Interesting note: my left ear piece connector can rotate 180 degree internally wink.gif and still function

 

 

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Originally Posted by Mimouille View Post

He has like 7 pairs so its ok...

My pair is even more scary. I took the cables out but can still hear music eek.gif

 

 

Woah I hesitate a lot to buy se5 now I am afraid.

Your se5 are not so old.

What 's going on ?

post #2020 of 2020

lol I'm sure Mimou is being facetious. I don't know about tupac though.... When he mentions 7 pairs he means other CIEMs ;)...

 

Personally I wouldn't risk changing cables very often at all on the SE5 being that it is silicone. I changed it out a couple times but won't do that anymore. Sounds marvelous on the old gold cable.

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