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Just wondering if anyone has heard anything about these? 

 

They are supposed to be replacing the IE8's...

 

 


Edited by Craigerz - 11/28/11 at 8:38am
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That's the first I've ever heard of it. Google search even comes up negative.

Where did you get wind of this news?

post #3 of 5567
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A friend of mine is an authorized dealer...he said they should be out October'ish but I didn't really get any more details.

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This thread seems to be the only real result when I Google the product. Not to mention it would be a radical departure in naming convention for Sennheiser's IE line.

 

I seriously doubt this.

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if there would be something replacing the ie8 it would be called ie9 no?

well for now i hope its real O.o

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This sounds like a "my dad works for Nintendo" kind of deal.

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hope not, only just got my ie8s  etysmile.gif

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Originally Posted by Craigerz View Post

A friend of mine is an authorized dealer...he said they should be out October'ish but I didn't really get any more details.



i think you should get more details tbh.

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I'm friends with a guy at Senn USA. I'll shoot him an email to confirm.

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I'm friends with a guy at Senn USA. I'll shoot him an email to confirm.


Thnx...

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post #12 of 5567
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Originally Posted by germe83 View Post

That's an affirmative on the IE80... see below:

 

http://www.sennheiser.com/sennheiser/home_en.nsf/root/private_headphones_mp3_portable_504771


 

Now that's a news! Thx germe

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It will be interesting to see if the SQ has been changed at all over the IE8. As of right now, it appears to just be a cosmetic change. Hopefully I'm wrong. Perhaps they toned down a bit of that mid-bass while keeping the soundstage. 

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It will be interesting to see if the SQ has been changed at all over the IE8. As of right now, it appears to just be a cosmetic change. Hopefully I'm wrong. Perhaps they toned down a bit of that mid-bass while keeping the soundstage. 

x2

but still I love brushed aluminium front

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