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Originally Posted by tomscy2000 View Post

Last week, I finally got my 4.A back from repairs. The Wizard wanted to try some new stuff, so I said "Why not?" and as expected, the results are stunning. It's a simple design --- from afar, people won't be able to tell it from a typical deep blue color, but up close you can see that the Wizard added a little something extra. The picture doesn't really do the texture swirl of the acrylic justice, but it's the best I could do. I have to say, the printing on the MDSP + Serial Number is also improved over before. The lettering is high resolution, and really clean. Just when you think Heir can't get any better with their build quality, think again!

 

1000

 

1000

 

 

(Expecting Sinocelt to show up any minute now...)

 

 

 

    Thank you for giving me the chance to add some "Thai Art" to your CIEMs, as I have been meaning to pay respects to Thailand for a long while now. For those that do not know, I learned this craft there. I also developed the Heir Audio product line up while I was there. I had a lot of help while in Thailand and I wanted to pay tribute to those that helped me and for my time spent there.

Dr. John Moulton

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

post #4052 of 7980

Which cable is that on your 4.A Tomscy2000? Connectors don't look very stock-ish redface.gif


CIEMs look great by the way.


Edited by Staal - 12/16/12 at 3:45am
post #4053 of 7980
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Originally Posted by TheRealCJ View Post

 

Hmm, thanks very much for that, it's something to think about. Can anybody confirm if the 4.Ai+ Ships with JUST the Magnus 1 cable? Or does it come with both?

 

      Only comes with the Magnus 1

Dr. John Moulton

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

post #4054 of 7980
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Originally Posted by spkrs01 View Post

 

Wow!!! I hope it was done by at least a Dr. if not a Professor of Audiology.....That is a shocking priceconfused_face.gif

 

For $25 I got someone with these qualifications:-

 

 

Qualifications:
Au.D (ATSU)
M. Sc. (Audiology) (HKU)
B. Soc. Sci. (Hon.) (Psychology) (HKU)
Certificate in Tinnitus Retraining Therapy (London, UK) 
Certificate in Youth Counselling
Life Member of Hong Kong Society of Audiology
 
Work experience:
Audiologist
  - Different ENT Clinics and Hearing Centres
  - The first audiologist in HK licenced to practise TRT
     to treat tinnitus
Part-time Assistant Professor
  - University of Hong Kong, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences
Research Assistant
  - University of Hong Kong, Division of Speech and Hearing Sciences
 
 
And my courier service to Chengdu was $8 and my ear impressions have arrived today and signed for, at least through checking the tracking number. Waiting for acknowledgement from Heir as to whether they comply with requirements.

 

     You really can not compare these prices to the rest of the world, as education fees are far different. In the USA, Audiologists are spending around 100K USD for their education, the cost of doing business is also higher in other parts of the world as well.  (All things considered, $50 is a bargain)

Dr. John Moulton

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

post #4055 of 7980
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Originally Posted by FullCircle View Post

Thank you for giving me the chance to add some "Thai Art" to your CIEMs, as I have been meaning to pay respects to Thailand for a long while now. For those that do not know, I learned this craft there. I also developed the Heir Audio product line up while I was there. I had a lot of help while in Thailand and I wanted to pay tribute to those that helped me and for my time spent there.

 

Oh, I should thank you! The Thai art looks great, and it fits in beautifully against the blue. Glad to be a part of the Heir Audio origin story!

 

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Originally Posted by Staal View Post  Which cable is that on your 4.A Tomscy2000? Connectors don't look very stock-ish redface.gif CIEMs look great by the way.

 

The cable is from BTG-Audio --- the Sunrise CIEM cable. Best $70 cable anyone can get, IMO (though the price has gone up a bit, I think). However, it is special-ordered; the default cable uses clear sleeving for the wires; I wanted black with clear overmold and no nylon sleeving for the bottom half, so I had to order during the pre-order period. This was the look I had hoped the Magnus-1 had; average_joe's 8.A came with a prototype Magnus-1 that had the same look, but I think Heir Audio ran into production issues with the people doing the overmold, and so they opted to go with the round-type connectors. In all honesty, those modular connectors are much easier to service, since overmolded connectors are pretty much useless after they break. However, I'm a sucker for aesthetics, so I had to get it overmolded!

post #4056 of 7980
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Originally Posted by FullCircle View Post

 

      Only comes with the Magnus 1

 

 

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Originally Posted by sunninho View Post

 

I live in the US, I can personally attest (with my 4.A and 8.A orders) that you have nothing to worry about.  Living in Australia, you are practically next door to a company that does not mess around when it comes to customer service.  You are in very good hands, literally, with the Wizard and company.  (I strive for excellence in my own work and hope for the same from everyone else).

 

As for the Magnus-1 cable, you can't go wrong.  It's a great magnitude more durable and ergonomic in every way than the standard "Westone" standard cable.

 

TThanks to you both, knowing I can get in touch with the company's head is actually a great comfort. I'd say much moreso than the warranty a locally-sold product would provide. You've certainly given me no reason not to choose Heir over the other IEMs I was considering.

post #4057 of 7980

We care at Heir

 

 

(Cheesy, Yes?)

Dr. John Moulton

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

post #4058 of 7980
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Originally Posted by tomscy2000 View Post

 

Oh, I should thank you! The Thai art looks great, and it fits in beautifully against the blue. Glad to be a part of the Heir Audio origin story!

 

\clear overmold and no nylon sleeving for the bottom half, so I had to order during the pre-order period. This was the look I had hoped the Magnus-1 had; average_joe's 8.A came with a prototype Magnus-1 that had the same look, but I think Heir Audio ran into production issues with the people doing the overmold

 

 

      Yes....  I took great notice of the over mold work.... Nice indeed

Dr. John Moulton

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

post #4059 of 7980
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Originally Posted by FullCircle View Post

We care at Heir

 

 

(Cheesy, Yes?)

 

Incredibly.

 

And as a result of that horrible, horrible bit of silly dad-humor... I've gone ahead and placed my order.

post #4060 of 7980
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Originally Posted by tomscy2000 View Post

(Expecting Sinocelt to show up any minute now...)

I'd hate to disappoint. wink.gif So, can I post these pictures on Heir Audio's Facebook page?
post #4061 of 7980
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Originally Posted by Sinocelt View Post  I'd hate to disappoint. wink.gif So, can I post these pictures on Heir Audio's Facebook page?


What took you so long? tongue_smile.gif

post #4062 of 7980
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Originally Posted by tomscy2000 View Post


What took you so long? tongue_smile.gif

42 copies to correct.
post #4063 of 7980
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Originally Posted by tomscy2000 View Post

 

Oh, I should thank you! The Thai art looks great, and it fits in beautifully against the blue. Glad to be a part of the Heir Audio origin story!

 

 

The cable is from BTG-Audio --- the Sunrise CIEM cable. Best $70 cable anyone can get, IMO (though the price has gone up a bit, I think). However, it is special-ordered; the default cable uses clear sleeving for the wires; I wanted black with clear overmold and no nylon sleeving for the bottom half, so I had to order during the pre-order period. 

Those look great!

 

I also have the BTG sunrise , a special black w/ clear overmold. Must be from the same batch! Mine has the sleeving, though. Nice cable, a tad stiff but really well built. I also removed the memory wire, I like it much better that way. 

 

I can't wait for my 4.A's to arrive, The BTG cable is going on them

post #4064 of 7980
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Originally Posted by tomscy2000 View Post

Last week, I finally got my 4.A back from repairs. The Wizard wanted to try some new stuff, so I said "Why not?" and as expected, the results are stunning. It's a simple design --- from afar, people won't be able to tell it from a typical deep blue color, but up close you can see that the Wizard added a little something extra. The picture doesn't really do the texture swirl of the acrylic justice, but it's the best I could do. I have to say, the printing on the MDSP + Serial Number is also improved over before. The lettering is high resolution, and really clean. Just when you think Heir can't get any better with their build quality, think again!

 

 

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1000

 

1000

 

 

 

 

(Expecting Sinocelt to show up any minute now...)

 

 

So these are YOURS! I just saw them on the FB :) What design is that btw? I absolutely love it!

 

EDIT: I see now they are Thai :P But awesome color scheme, and great job Wiz! I really enjoy that copper colored etching.


Edited by mosshorn - 12/16/12 at 1:20pm
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Re: King8888 and not getting e-mail responses from Heir.

 

I had an issue with e-mail to China via the Heir site when I used the Yahoo! server.  Once I stopped using the Yahoo! and used my work e-mail address they all went through.  They were really responsive once the e-mails started going through.  The interruption in service was "all of a sudden" when it had been working before.

 

PETER


Edited by pspivak - 12/16/12 at 2:17pm
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