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I think it has more to do with being used to the fit of other IEMs more than anything else. They don't feel like most IEMs when you're wearing them. They're so light and some of the weight is supported by the ear hooks, only the nozzle really goes into your ear, then take into account how the hybrid tips conform to your ear canal very easily and you end up with what I'm going to call an "illusion of insecure fit." Last night I saw someone hadn't even tried the EX 'phones dissuading someone else from trying them by parroting this "feels like it's gonna fall out" sentiment, which is what prompted this mini-rant. lol

 

/off-topic
 

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Originally Posted by Gilly87 View Post

Well "feeling" that way isn't really positive either, whether they fall out or not; comfort can take away from the listening experience, whether it affects the sound or not. But maybe he will be able to get used to it.
 



 


Yo DSNUTS, do you still stand by this statement?

 

"The difference in the 2? The CKM99 uses a much more expensive titanium housing and probably better materials all around with no mic of course. The Thermaltake Isurus? They used aluminum housing and added a mic. The difference in sound? None. Ya you read right."

 


Edited by Selenium - 3/11/12 at 1:49pm
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I pulled out the Isurus again and gave them another listen. I didn't like em before but by switching to the default L tips and  leaving it shallowly inserted, they sound pretty good! Comfort is no longer an issue but the harsh highs is still though.

 

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I dunno, I prefer the MP8320 to the Isurus despite inferior SQ simply because of the fit. The wrong fit can really ruin an IEM experience. If the fit of the W3 had been easier/less picky, I might have kept them. Maybe you think I'm just picky or inflexible, but in the end a preference is a preference.

 

And parroting is a problem no matter what it's about.
 

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Originally Posted by Selenium View Post

I think it has more to do with being used to the fit of other IEMs more than anything else. They don't feel like most IEMs when you're wearing them. They're so light and some of the weight is supported by the ear hooks, only the nozzle really goes into your ear, then take into account how the hybrid tips conform to your ear canal very easily and you end up with what I'm going to call an "illusion of insecure fit." Last night I saw someone hadn't even tried the EX 'phones dissuading someone else from trying them by parroting this "feels like it's gonna fall out" sentiment, which is what prompted this mini-rant. lol

 

/off-topic
 


Yo DSNUTS, do you still stand by this statement?

 

"The difference in the 2? The CKM99 uses a much more expensive titanium housing and probably better materials all around with no mic of course. The Thermaltake Isurus? They used aluminum housing and added a mic. The difference in sound? None. Ya you read right."

 



 


Edited by Gilly87 - 3/12/12 at 9:35pm
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The TT Isurus sound amazing with the Meelectronics Bi-Flange tips! I was able to hear better instrument seperation and I could hear detail i couldn't hear from my other iem's(A151,M6,M9). This headphone has become my favorite surpassing my Mee A151 in SQ~! Thank you So much Dsnuts for finding these. So will the next logical step up be the CKM77's? Well im in no hurry to buy headphones again because the Isurus make me so happy.L3000.gif

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Originally Posted by Dsnuts View Post

This might not be the cheapest but this shipped is a solid deal. http://www.ebay.com/itm/Audio-Technica-ATH-CKM50A-In-ear-ear-bud-Headphones-/170753937072?pt=Other_MP3_Player_Accessories&hash=item27c1ba4eb0 



 

 

Thanks, I'm on it!

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Great thread... I'm always on the hunt for bang for buck iems. I just received my SHE3580  used them for an hour or so at the gym. So far they sound great. One observation/annoyance: the left/right cables were pretty well twisted in the package leaving a seemingly permanent spiral....

 

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Great thread... I'm always on the hunt for bang for buck iems. I just received my SHE3580  used them for an hour or so at the gym. So far they sound great. One observation/annoyance: the left/right cables were pretty well twisted in the package leaving a seemingly permanent spiral....

 



Philips packaging of these all twisted is a real downside. Try hanging them up so they are straight when not using them, they will relax a bit after a time. Great sounding iems for the $$

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Thread Starter 

Well. I still stand by the notion that it was AT who made the Isurus for TT. The sound signature is too close to say it wasn't them. That being said. Now that I own a CKM99. It is simple. The Isurus is a detuned CKM99. The base sound signature is very close but the the CKM99 is tweeked for better smoother sound over the isurus. Which kinda makes sense. I truly doubt if AT really made the isurus for TT that they would throw in all their house tweeks and know how on an out sourced earphone. The CKM99s is a much refined version of the isurus is the best way to explain it. The bass region is the most similar out of the 2. The highs and the mids are more refined on the CKM99s. It is like they took the same driver but made the sound more musical and rounded vs what was on the isurus.

 

So I just A/Bed against the CKM99. Lol!. They sound very similar. I think my guess was right about AT using the same drivers.

 

Upon more careful inspection of the 2. The isurus housing design is vented in the back as well as the CKM99. The driver housing size is exactly the same. The sound is about 90-95% the same. The highs on the isurus is a bit sharper than the CKM99 again more tuning on the CKM99s.

 

Conclusion- I think I was right. These sound too close to one another to think otherwise.. The TT isurus is using CKM99 drivers. I made a damn good guess when I started this thread. Now finally owning both the isurus is less tuned over the CKM99 but the sound is very similar. The bass end has the most similarities. It is like I am hearing the same drivers. The mids are more refined and smoother sounding on the CKM99 and the highs has a similar liveliness to them but not as sharp yet more defined and smoother sounding.  Again tuned over the Isurus.


Edited by Dsnuts - 3/13/12 at 9:46am
post #1119 of 32904

where to get the SHE3580 in Canada?

 

Thanks.

post #1120 of 32904

amazon.ca and search for SHE3580, SHE3581, SHE3582 or SHE3583
 

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where to get the SHE3580 in Canada?

 

Thanks.



 

post #1121 of 32904

this she3850 is so tiny i should call it cute looking lol too bad tesco here only got black and white, i wana hunt for a red since i love red

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Newly announced "Dynamic Bass" SHE3590 in China...

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amazon.ca and search for SHE3580, SHE3581, SHE3582 or SHE3583
 



 



Anywhere else that is cheaper? It is $14.99 plus shipping which comes out to $21...a bit expensive I would say..

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Anywhere else that is cheaper? It is $14.99 plus shipping which comes out to $21...a bit expensive I would say..


 

Try looking for them in here

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Newly announced "Dynamic Bass" SHE3590 in China...

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Frankly, I don't need more bass than the SHE3580 thank you. It's already as extended as can be (down to 20Hz without dropping) and as boosted as I care for (I cut it by 10dB). But nice catch anyway smily_headphones1.gif
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