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Any last warnings/notes that I should know before buying the UE600's?

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Hi. In the past two weeks I've been researching about IEM's at $100. After a few 'competitors' and 'tests' that I did with main competitors, I reached the conclusion that the UE600's suit me best.

Since I'm afraid to be disappointed, I'd like to hear any final notes that I should know before purchasing these IEM's. Anything from durability to compatibility, common problems, or if a big sale is soon to be conducted, etc'.

Thanks.
Edited by shonor6 - 10/2/11 at 8:18am
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I'd like to know this as well. 

 

Also, shonor6, where are you buying yours? If you're in the states I'd recommend buying from B&H where the UE600 currently is going for $79.99 (best price I've ever found).


Edited by NoahZ - 10/2/11 at 12:02pm
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IMO UE600 is not worth $100. ~$70 is more suitable. If you look around you might be able to find a 20% off Logitech coupon, or go with B&H like the other member suggested.

 

If you are afraid of being disappointed you can always go with amazon and return the IEM if you don't like it. Since you've disclosed zero information about your preferences or experiences with IEMs, nobody really knows what you like or dislike. 
 

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Originally Posted by shonor6 View Post

Hi. In the past two weeks I've been researching about IEM's at $100. After a few 'competitors' and 'tests' that I did with main competitors, I reached the conclusion that the UE600's suit me best.
Since I'm afraid to be disappointed, I'd like to hear any final notes that I should know before purchasing these IEM's. Anything from durability to compatibility, common problems, or if a big sale is soon to be conducted, etc'.
Thanks.

 


Way to sorta hijack the thread lol...

 

If you can't pick one over the other, get both. If that's not an option then get neither. While SE215 and UE600 are both capable IEMs, there may be better choices for you at either side of their price points. You can't possibly make a perfectly informed decision until you've had both plus all the possible alternatives. 

 

And you know what you do when you can't choose between two lovers and can't have both at the same time? You let them both go.

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Originally Posted by NoahZ View Post

Despite the fact that I've written elsewhere that I'm going for the Shure SE215, I'm still torn between that and the UE600.

So I too would like to know the answer to this. 

 

Also, shonor6, where are you buying yours? If you're in the states I'd recommend buying from B&H where the UE600 currently is going for $79.99 (best price I've ever found).


 

 


Edited by Yggdrassilious - 10/2/11 at 12:00pm
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Way to sorta hijack the thread lol...

 

If you can't pick one over the other, get both. If that's not an option then get neither. While SE215 and UE600 are both capable IEMs, there may be better choices for you at either side of their price points. You can't possibly make a perfectly informed decision until you've had both plus all the possible alternatives. 

 

And you know what you do when you can't choose between two lovers and can't have both at the same time? You let them both go.

 

 


Edited to tone down any possible "hijacking." Not sure how having the same question is hijacking but whatever...

And obviously I can't make a truly informed decision until I've owned everything. But I can't own everything, which is why I'm on this site. 

Sorry if I sound obnoxious, I get a little crazed when shopping with this many choices redface.gif and I absolutely tend to deadhorse.gif (sorry I've always wanted to use that emoticon)

 

post #5 of 9

While I have not owned the UE600 I thought I would throw in my 2 cents.

 

The UE600 advanatge will be speed, precision, and detail bacuse BA's are better in those arena's than a dynamic speaker. So if your primary goal is to have a fast detailed precise IEM because your music tastes need that ability then I would suggest you go UE600. The downside to a single BA IEM is that they tend to favor one part of the sound spectrum over the others and most tend to favor the midrange over bass and treble or for those who like curves they are a bit of an upside down U curve in that the bass and treble will roll off compared to the midrange.

 

The SE215 advantage will be the ability to deliver more bass dynamic do to the nature of a dynamic speaker IEM. From personal expereince I can say the SE215 has more bass than the one BA based IEM I own (a triple driver SM3). The SE215 also has a very full midrange thats lush and signature Shure style sound. But like other Shure IEM's they do roll off in the treble, making them very non-fatiguing but for some they will be too dull in this area. The downside to the SE215 will be it's speed and precision. The loss of speed won't be felt on regular or slow songs but strats to be noticeable on fast paced songs with lost going on as they start to become muddy or blurred.

 

So in the end do you want speed, accuracy, and detail or do you want a fuller sound spectrum with slightly less detail?


Edited by dweaver - 10/2/11 at 12:59pm
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If this is still of interest to anyone, I own both IEMs. I prefer the SE215, but that might just be me (using both for gym, so no critical listening on either). The SE215s detail is more than fine for its price point and the sub-bass is a big plus over the UE600, which sounds quite dry and boring in comparison. Only thing I don't like is the treble roll-off. Makes K-pop for example sound quite dull.

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If this is still of interest to anyone, I own both IEMs. I prefer the SE215, but that might just be me (using both for gym, so no critical listening on either). The SE215s detail is more than fine for its price point and the sub-bass is a big plus over the UE600, which sounds quite dry and boring in comparison. Only thing I don't like is the treble roll-off. Makes K-pop for example sound quite dull.


Finally! I mean I had pretty much made my decision, but thank you for validating it/being the insane coincidence that is owning both things I'm looking at.

 

And sorry to the thread starter, apparently my question did kind of take over... 

 

post #8 of 9

The UE600 has nice crisp treble and mids, but the bass is less punchy, so people who want high-impact bass might not like them.

 

I myself own the UE700...etysmile.gif


Edited by GhosT98 - 10/6/11 at 11:34pm
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shonor6, I will leave you a PM.

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