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post #481 of 32862
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Originally Posted by blupblup View Post

OK good sir, thanks very much. etysmile.gif

 

I'll check back in a few days.

 

 

 



May I ask what tips you're using with the 3580?  It seems to make a lot of difference.  For example when I switch from stock tips to complys two resonance peaks just seem to disappear.

 

EDIT: silly me, it looks like I had two EQs on at the same time redface.gif No wonder everything was sounding wrong.  With complys the peaks are different but not as drastically as I described above.


Edited by Joe Bloggs - 1/5/12 at 8:37am
post #482 of 32862

Oh. My. God.
I bought these IEMs during Black Friday directly from thermaltake's site because they had them each for $9.99 sale going on. I hadn't listened to them until now since I had other better headphones. At first listen I thought these sounded  too good to be MSRP $40 only.

 

I did a search and found this thread. Rebranded AT? I say this is freakin' awesome! :)

Kinda wish I bought more than 1 pair had I knew they were this good LOL

post #483 of 32862

I tried getting a pair during the pre-black friday sale, but their webpage kept crapping out on me and I eventually gave up. :~


Edited by dcpoor - 1/4/12 at 10:37pm
post #484 of 32862

Dsnuts, when you say these have an at sound signature, im assuming that it's usually light, clear and airy with good separation?

 

Never heard at phones before, but that's what im getting off these, good phones a bit light on bass mind.

 

And you are right about the tips, they make quite a difference, stock ones are horrible but sony hybrids are ok, the highs are still a bit sibilant mind.

 

I wonder what shure oilives will do to the highs, i'll give them a try later on.

 

Edit - Bass is alright, i had to fiddle with the eq a bit.


Edited by Huxley - 1/4/12 at 11:12pm
post #485 of 32862

Also left these running in my clip, and im picking up distortion?!

 

So im assuming that it can't drive them decently, so for now they're plugged into my S9 which is doing a much better job.

 

Left on the xbass setting to really shake em loose.

post #486 of 32862

I got mine for 15 bucks on ebay... winning..

 

post #487 of 32862

Well looks like i won't be wearing mine much. They insert at an angle that makes them uncomfortable.

 

Perhaps with time i'll adjust to them?

 

Hopefully, they sound is getting better as they burn in.

 

Still i have my yamaha EPH100 to console myself with, now those are on another league for comfort and sound.

post #488 of 32862
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May I ask what tips you're using with the 3580?  It seems to make a lot of difference.  For example when I switch from stock tips to complys two resonance peaks just seem to disappear.



 

 

Well this is my issue right now, I'm short on tips.

I only have some stock silicones and a pair of bi-flanges (which I hate) and I'm waiting for some hybrids and a pair of complys to arrive.

Which is why I haven't completely discounted these earphones, I'm willing to try and try again with tips.

 

What would you recommend?

post #489 of 32862

I like the detail on the cc51, the fact they dont get harsh is a huge factor for me. if the phillips are comparable that would be impressive for $10. I came looking for a secondary high/mid earphone and the isurus is already on the way... phillips still tempt

post #490 of 32862

dsnuts, you hit it out the park with the phillips SHE3580... i've been listening to all of my buds and they are good but have faults somewhere. it just seems the she3580 does everything right.... like i said the only fault i can find is the build quality, very cheap but the sound is not... i brought 2 more incase they faze these out or change them in some way...

ps i would like to add, because of the cheap build quality, they are extremely light, the lightest iem i ever wore and i like that....


Edited by david8613 - 1/5/12 at 5:19am
post #491 of 32862
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Originally Posted by blupblup View Post



 

 

Well this is my issue right now, I'm short on tips.

I only have some stock silicones and a pair of bi-flanges (which I hate) and I'm waiting for some hybrids and a pair of complys to arrive.

Which is why I haven't completely discounted these earphones, I'm willing to try and try again with tips.

 

What would you recommend?


 

You know what, if you're getting a good seal with the stock silicones that came with the SHE3580 just use those for listening to my tracks when I'm done, because that's what I profiled my EQ with.  What size are you using?

post #492 of 32862

Here's Undenied EQed for the SHE3580.  I could have done more songs quickly, in fact I have many already-converted songs but uploading is slow and it's getting late.

 

Portishead--Undenied--original mp3:http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?p2c303p6bepvn2z

 

Processed with my custom settings--http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?2f4y5r2wbuu4ong

 

Processed with crossfeed and custom settings--http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?lqk1f55do1fkk0p

 

Bear in mind there's sound signature preference at work here as well as the suitability of my profile to different pairs of ears in question, so whether these converted files sound great could be as YMMV as whether the phones themselves sound good.

 

If the EQ *does* work for you--what it's supposed to do is create a flat frequency response, cancelling out the V signature (YMMV on whether the signature actually is V) and the resonance peaks in the treble.  Nothing should stand out too much from the rest, which at first may sound dull, but as you get used to it you realize you're hearing *everything*, and not just whatever's being emphasized.  Dunno if you can get the hang of it in just one song though...

 

Again, just use the stock SHE3580 silicone tips if you get a good seal.


Edited by Joe Bloggs - 1/5/12 at 8:45am
post #493 of 32862

I should have moved on the MP 8323s when I had the chance. They're out of stock until 2/6 :( Hopefully they're still built with the same components when they come back. 

post #494 of 32862
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You know what, if you're getting a good seal with the stock silicones that came with the SHE3580 just use those for listening to my tracks when I'm done, because that's what I profiled my EQ with.  What size are you using?


 

Well I have just generic silicones AND the stock tips that came with these.

I use a medium size, have small-ish ears but small are usually too small.

 

 

post #495 of 32862
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Originally Posted by Joe Bloggs View Post

Here's Undenied EQed for the SHE3580.  I could have done more songs quickly, in fact I have many already-converted songs but uploading is slow and it's getting late.

 

Portishead--Undenied--original mp3:http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?p2c303p6bepvn2z

 

Processed with my custom settings--http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?2f4y5r2wbuu4ong

 

Processed with crossfeed and custom settings--http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?lqk1f55do1fkk0p

 

Bear in mind there's sound signature preference at work here as well as the suitability of my profile to different pairs of ears in question, so whether these converted files sound great could be as YMMV as whether the phones themselves sound good.

 

If the EQ *does* work for you--what it's supposed to do is create a flat frequency response, cancelling out the V signature (YMMV on whether the signature actually is V) and the resonance peaks in the treble.  Nothing should stand out too much from the rest, which at first may sound dull, but as you get used to it you realize you're hearing *everything*, and not just whatever's being emphasized.  Dunno if you can get the hang of it in just one song though...

 

Again, just use the stock SHE3580 silicone tips if you get a good seal.



 

 

 

Well just listening now and the first one you played with (second link, custom settings) definitely sounds different, going to listen a few more times.

It's definitely more balanced, maybe even subdued?  Vocals seem much smoother/natural... but overall, as you said, maybe (at first) a bit boring, but some of the "spikes" seem to have gone.

Just going to listen to the last link now.

 

I think I prefer the first link you played with (second one of the three, custom settings)... I'm no expert and I don't know all the technical terms and so on, I just like listening to music and have a pretty decent set of ears :)

 

But yes, I appreciate you doing that... perhaps EQ-ing (especially with these 'phones) is worth it, like most I generally prefer to listen with a flat EQ and no "Extra bass" settings and what have you... but I suppose if it gets the best out of these, It'll be worth it.

 

As I said, I'm liking them more than when I first heard them anyway, they're definitely a steal for the money.

 

I just happen to really like the FXT90's and these don't compete.

 

BUT these are perfect for chucking in my bag/pocket and going out with.

 

Cheers.

 

 


Edited by blupblup - 1/5/12 at 11:52am
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