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IEMs for low volume listening?

post #1 of 11
Thread Starter 

What IEMs are good for low volume listening?  Something that still maintains the full frequency range, especially bass impact and extension, at low volume?

I like "fun" phones, but usually things only sound lively when volume is bumped up.  Wondering if there are any exceptions.

Thanks

post #2 of 11

I like the V-Moda Bass Freq for what you describe. The Monster Turbines also fit the bill.

post #3 of 11

JVC FX700/500 are great for that.

post #4 of 11

MTP Gold, IE8, IE7 and Radius DDM.

post #5 of 11

I thought the metro.fi 220's sounded great at low volumes.I actually perferred it over the monster turbines. They do get sloppy when cranked up; however, for $20, they are quite the pair ^_^


Edited by aleki - 7/1/11 at 9:33am
post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by jjmai View Post

What IEMs are good for low volume listening?  Something that still maintains the full frequency range, especially bass impact and extension, at low volume?

I like "fun" phones, but usually things only sound lively when volume is bumped up.  Wondering if there are any exceptions.

Thanks


Others posted some great Dynamic drivers (maybe a little light on isolation tho) Probably one of the absolute best IEMS that are "fun" and sound extremely well at low volumes is the Westone 3's At low volumes the details is amazing, and you will get decent isolation

 

post #7 of 11

+1 for JVC FX700, They have very superb timbre, backed up by solid imaging that remains intact despite below-average isolation, even during low-volume listening, which they don drop a detail also. =)

post #8 of 11

FX700s and FX500s are amazing at low volume levels in quiet settings. Use both with a shallow insertion. 

post #9 of 11

Bump for the JVC's.  Best I've ever heard for low volume listening.

post #10 of 11
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Originally Posted by Inks View Post

FX700s and FX500s are amazing at low volume levels in quiet settings. Use both with a shallow insertion. 



 



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Originally Posted by shotgunshane View Post

Bump for the JVC's.  Best I've ever heard for low volume listening.



Couldn't have agree more with you guys~ Cheers! beerchug.gif

post #11 of 11
Thread Starter 
What are the going prices for those JVCs nowadays? Are they discontinued?
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