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post #301 of 1126

What??? Why?

I'd rather have genuine impressions of both the first batch models and the fixed models while wading through the junk rather than nothing at all.

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post #302 of 1126

rezel, I assume you have yours by now ? Mine arrived at midday today, and the charge light just went out .... stay tuned.

post #303 of 1126

I actually am still waiting for mine.

I love Auspost...


Edited by rezel - 11/16/11 at 6:31pm
post #304 of 1126
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Originally Posted by SkinnyPuppy View Post

he's banned guys

 

anyway i'm gonna get this thread locked until we start recieving the fixed ZOs.

 



There's no need to get the thread locked down. Fixed or not it would be nice to know if there's any IEM's the new ZO plays nice with and what headphones it pairs well with. sad.gif

post #305 of 1126

My very early impressions are that its unusable from the lineout on my T51 (so far - will mess around tonite) but I don't have a problem from the HO - thats with cheap IEMs, so it could well be very different for those with more expensive in-ears. In terms of build quality, it looks and feels cheaper than the X-Fi Go!, but so far I have encountered no real mechanical problems - will report back tomorrow morning.

post #306 of 1126

Yah, keep it open for impressions regardless if it's old or new =)

post #307 of 1126
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Originally Posted by ziocomposite View Post

Yah, keep it open for impressions regardless if it's old or new =)



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post #308 of 1126

This is definitely 'audio crack', but I need time to sit back and dissect exactly what I'm losing for all this 'warm and fuzzy'. Those who want a more even-handed touch definitely need to look elsewhere, even at the lowest setting. I'm visualising the interior of a Bose showroom as I listen to tracks here and there, and that just isn't going to appeal to the diehard audiophiles here. Again, very early impressions, but I can already grasp what Abi was on about when he wrote 'its hard to go back to listening to music without the ZO after a few hours with it'. Like anything that makes you all warm and fuzzy, there is usually a price to pay when you sober up.  rolleyes.gif

post #309 of 1126
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Originally Posted by estreeter View Post

This is definitely 'audio crack', but I need time to sit back and dissect exactly what I'm losing for all this 'warm and fuzzy'. Those who want a more even-handed touch definitely need to look elsewhere, even at the lowest setting. I'm visualising the interior of a Bose showroom as I listen to tracks here and there, and that just isn't going to appeal to the diehard audiophiles here. Again, very early impressions, but I can already grasp what Abi was on about when he wrote 'its hard to go back to listening to music without the ZO after a few hours with it'. Like anything that makes you all warm and fuzzy, there is usually a price to pay when you sober up.  rolleyes.gif



If you have a Grado or DT1350 lying around see what it can do with the ZO. Those two headphones are what I'm most curious about.

post #310 of 1126

Per my sig:

 

Phones: SR60i (BV mods), ATH-AD900, ATH-ESW9, PL50, RE262, Omega V2

 

If I had the cash for the 1350s, I'd get the T70P. To date, I've only used the ZO with the Omega V2, and that is a combination that I think would make a lot of iPod-owning teenagers very, very happy. Audiophiles ? That's a much tougher question.

post #311 of 1126
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Originally Posted by estreeter View Post

Per my sig:

 

Phones: SR60i (BV mods), ATH-AD900, ATH-ESW9, PL50, RE262, Omega V2

 

If I had the cash for the 1350s, I'd get the T70P. To date, I've only used the ZO with the Omega V2, and that is a combination that I think would make a lot of iPod-owning teenagers very, very happy. Audiophiles ? That's a much tougher question.



happy0158.gif Lol you're using a 100 dollar mobile bass amp on a STAX Omega V2. You my friend are a rebel. sign0008.gif

post #312 of 1126

Not quite:

 

http://fischeraudio.com.sg/products/omega-v2

 

Cheapies, but surprisingly good. Basshead IEMs for the bucks-down brigade.

post #313 of 1126

For what it's worth, give it a few days burning it in and listening, I thought the same thing myself but over time the sound seems to get better..... ( no, not out of this world) but enough to give it a chance.    Andreas Vollenweider was sounding closed when I got it, but seems to be opening up, good bass at high settings and no distortion.

post #314 of 1126
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Originally Posted by DigitalFreak View Post

If you have a Grado or DT1350 lying around see what it can do with the ZO. Those two headphones are what I'm most curious about.



Back from a long hiatus of just reading other people's impressions.

 

My Grado SR80i's sounded amazing with the ZO2. It felt almost like the two were destined to meet; it added a very substantial boost to the bass, that did invade a bit into the highs but kept the mids intact for the most part. At least that's what my impressions were. I liked it; but I -love- these the most with my M-80s.

 

Like it's advertised and stated; these are fun and warm, and it makes it hard for you to go back with how well it handles the bass. Hell, I've even used it with my car (Have an Aux in) and keeping the car's eq to flat, at half way on the ZO2, it feels more solid on the bass then just turning the car's eq. I'll have to post my real review sometime soon, but Skyrim/Saints Row 3/Assassin's Creed has been keeping me occupied. I've actually also tried these for gaming, and they do a pretty awesome job of boosting the audio. Don't know if it adds a new dynamic to the positioning as I only did it once, but I should give it more of a shot.

post #315 of 1126

I don't want to point any fingers but I got a notification from my anti virus software that while surfing the www.digizoid.com site it tried to download a trojan to my PC. Whats up with that?

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