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post #2056 of 2062
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Absolutely agreed. Fit is great both cable up or down even without channel swapping.

 

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The FXT90 are vented. Fit is surprisingly good despite the odd shape and shallow insertion.

That is nice to know thanks, for your help. I just ordered a pair from Ali-express. At 30€ its a steal. I hope they are indeed original and have no defects though.

post #2057 of 2062

Fit is better than many I have tried recently.

post #2058 of 2062
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That is nice to know thanks, for your help. I just ordered a pair from Ali-express. At 30€ its a steal. I hope they are indeed original and have no defects though.

NP....hope you like them. They're a pretty enjoyable IEM. The clamshell case is actually a lot more versatile and durable than I was expecting too. Def a nice accessory.
post #2059 of 2062

Coming from the MH1C, do you think I'll see a good improvement in sound quality? I know they are quite different from each other, but still..

post #2060 of 2062

I just want to say how underrated these headphones are, they are the best.

post #2061 of 2062
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I just want to say how underrated these headphones are, they are the best.

Underrated? Not quite. Awesome? Without a doubt smily_headphones1.gif
post #2062 of 2062

So glad to observe this thread is still alive and kicking :D

 

After spending so many hours reading, I finally ordered a sample of the famous FXT90. I placed order in Japan through Amazon (FR). Delivery was made in a single week (so fast!) and I'm spending my first hours listening to the "the beast".

 

First impression raw out from packaging : explosive! Coming from a couple of years old Klipsch S4 (without any issue of any kind), I can feel a huge improvement in clarity and separation. I must admit nothing in my configuration helps in taming the FXT90 fiery temperament : NuForce  uDac3 at home, which is quite dynamic already, and Zip Clip+ when out.

 

For sure it's the first time I can hear Joss Stone or Jill Scott singing such crystal clear voices... Female voices are... I can't find any voice to tell you how female voices are, as they are so... :bigsmile_face:

 

Oscar Peterson piano's attacks are slamming. Snare drums flap dry. George Benson's guitar sounds thick (texture) but runs light fast. Marcus Miller's slams are "Michael Jordanesque"! Really these little things have to calm down or else I won't be able to take them out of my ears! 

 

I was not expecting enjoying that ones so much so fast. It must be the result of so many hours reading before making my decison :D

 

I was worrying a bit about bass rendering because I use to listen to reggae, dub and electro as well. I'm not disappointed at all.

 

Disappointment is more coming from Rock side : couple of Joe Jackson records I've got, Big World for example, sound like coming out from my first cassette tape Grundig mono player... Ouch! 

 

Now time is coming for me to sleep and for these little things burn-in!!!

 

Next step is looking for more comfortable tips as well : included medium ones seem to provide appropriate fit for me, but all of them are making my ears itchy.

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