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After some further research i took a deeper look at V-MODA's M-80. While they may not be a top notch choice (i never thought i could go "top notch" anyway with my fairly low budget) for rock music, it seems like - at least that's what i took from all the reviews i read - they are a solid jack-of-all-trades choice with a little downside on the trebles whereas to be honest i am not quite sure if my hearing is advanced enough (yet) to hear minor flaws. Also, their manufacturing style made me drool a bit when i first saw it. I lost my last two headphones due to broken cables and therefore i like the idea of getting very solid cables that are even removable, plus there is the very flexible body and the included exoskeleton bag. Overall, the M-80 seem very pleasing in terms of style and craftsmanship whilst having a way better sound experience than other "stylish" headphones like Beats or Ludacris.

 

Amazon currently has a 170 $ deal on them with free shipping, so i feel like i can extended my original budget just a bit and get a good pair of headphones to start my journey into the world of a better audio experience. Any thoughts on that?
 

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They will leak too much.

 

Perhaps there's a closed-back Audio Technica or Sony of some sort with good vocal boost and electric guitar bite, but I have not found such a model.



 


Edited by Ryuriko - 3/4/12 at 5:42pm
post #152 of 5343

 

Haven't heard the M-80 / V-80 so I have no idea, I'm a little skeptical but they're getting a lot of praise and are supposed to have nice enhanced mids or something.

 

The removable cable is cool and they do look the part.

 

post #153 of 5343

I recommend the V-MODA M-80 or the V-80 (The only difference is looks) They have a detachable cable and are ridiculously good sounding. As I said before,I highly recommend them. Mainly because they look VERY good and also sound AMAZING. The bass is very attacking but also accurate and warm at the same time. The mids and the highs are very clear, They are priced at $170 on Amazon.

post #154 of 5343

^Sorry, didnt see what you wrote earlier.

post #155 of 5343

 

What are vocals and electric guitar like.

post #156 of 5343

What would be a pair of IEM under $300 with the following:

 

1. Crystal clear mids, for vocals

2. No bass (I EQ bass out of my music)

3. Large soundstage

4. Cold signature

post #157 of 5343
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What would be a pair of IEM under $300 with the following:

 

1. Crystal clear mids, for vocals

2. No bass (I EQ bass out of my music)

3. Large soundstage

4. Cold signature

 

Perhaps Etymotic ER-4S, Hifiman RE272, except they both have quite narrow soundspace.

 

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I dont know of any places that have it in stock. Some sites said they will have them at the end of Feb which is now over, some say Mar 15th.



FiiO cable in stock now at Amazon, kinda cool I got to quote myself.

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FiiO cable in stock now at Amazon, kinda cool I got to quote myself.



hey nice, and $30 isn't so terrible.  Is there any actual empirical evidence about different wires affecting things?  I'll probably get one anyway though, i dont really like the feel of this wire.  its too like..idk sticky or something

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hey nice, and $30 isn't so terrible.  Is there any actual empirical evidence about different wires affecting things?  I'll probably get one anyway though, i dont really like the feel of this wire.  its too like..idk sticky or something



It depends on who you ask. The main reason I got the FiiO for my TF10's was the stock cable tangles easily. But IMHO it brought the mids forward, so thats a good thing. I have said the ONLY bad thing is that it doesnt have memory wire, but using the chin slider for me makes that irrelevant.

post #161 of 5343

 

Hello! Im new to this forums and I've read many threads on the comparison of earphones. But I need help to just zoom down to these  earphones:

aJays 2, aJays 3, UE 500, UE 500vi, UE 500vm, UE 600 and UE 600vi

Can I Ask whats the difference between:

aJays 2, aJays 3

and the difference between

UE 500, 500vi and 500vm

and the difference between

UE 600 and UE 600vi

Could someone give me a brief comparison between those?

Im looking for good bass earphones which still have good clarity and detail the sound, price range around 100 sgd, and I've singled out these cos they look naise :O

 

Look forward to replies :D

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Originally Posted by born996 View Post

 

Hello! Im new to this forums and I've read many threads on the comparison of earphones. But I need help to just zoom down to these  earphones:

aJays 2, aJays 3, UE 500, UE 500vi, UE 500vm, UE 600 and UE 600vi

Can I Ask whats the difference between:

aJays 2, aJays 3

and the difference between

UE 500, 500vi and 500vm

and the difference between

UE 600 and UE 600vi

Could someone give me a brief comparison between those?

Im looking for good bass earphones which still have good clarity and detail the sound, price range around 100 sgd, and I've singled out these cos they look naise :O

 

Look forward to replies :D

  Well I've done a bit of research and found that the ue 500 have no mic, ue 500 vm have a mic for smartphones and ue 500 vi have a mic for apple products, same thing for the ue 600.

 

  I've never tried any the earphones you listed above though...

 

  This link compares the a-Jays 2 and 3 in detail http://www.inearmatters.net/2010/09/review-jays-two-jays-three-and-t-jays.html

  The 2 don't come with a carrying case as you can see in the link.

 

  I own a pair of a-Jays 4, which is the same as the 3 except the 4 have a mic but without all the accessories, and I don't think they have really good clarity or detail, though its not too bad. I don't know what is your standard for good bass since some people just want more quantity, and some are looking for better quality, and the 4 have quite a large amount of bass but its a bit bloated.
 

 


Edited by dustdevil - 3/5/12 at 4:05am
post #163 of 5343

Hi, I work part-time as a commercial cleaner and I work with loud vaccuums every day. I've decided I'd like to get something to protect my ears, while also catching up on my music library at work. Ideally I'd like an in-ear phone that isolates well enough to protect my ears from moderately loud noises while being comfortable, decent sounding, and very well priced. I'm actually used to expensive ($350) headphones and fancy studio monitor speakers, so I may have an issue with the sound quality since I'm not willing to invest much in these, but I'd like to get a good bang-for-the-buck inexpensive pair.

 

Can anyone recommend something that has excellent isolation, sounds good for the money and is pretty cheap? I really like cheap... 

post #164 of 5343
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  Well I've done a bit of research and found that the ue 500 have no mic, ue 500 vm have a mic for smartphones and ue 500 vi have a mic for apple products, same thing for the ue 600.

 

  I've never tried any the earphones you listed above though...

 

  This link compares the a-Jays 2 and 3 in detail http://www.inearmatters.net/2010/09/review-jays-two-jays-three-and-t-jays.html

  The 2 don't come with a carrying case as you can see in the link.

 

  I own a pair of a-Jays 4, which is the same as the 3 except the 4 have a mic but without all the accessories, and I don't think they have really good clarity or detail, though its acceptable. I don't know what is your standard for good bass since some people just want more quantity, and some are looking for better quality, and the 4 have quite a large amount of bass but its a bit bloated.
 

 

Thanks for your help, Im now waiting for ue comparison :)
 

 

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Originally Posted by moosa17 View Post

Hi, I work part-time as a commercial cleaner and I work with loud vaccuums every day. I've decided I'd like to get something to protect my ears, while also catching up on my music library at work. Ideally I'd like an in-ear phone that isolates well enough to protect my ears from moderately loud noises while being comfortable, decent sounding, and very well priced. I'm actually used to expensive ($350) headphones and fancy studio monitor speakers, so I may have an issue with the sound quality since I'm not willing to invest much in these, but I'd like to get a good bang-for-the-buck inexpensive pair.

 

Can anyone recommend something that has excellent isolation, sounds good for the money and is pretty cheap? I really like cheap... 



I've read etymotics have great isolation, maybe the hf5s, for relatively cheap compared to $350? Not sure what kind of sound signature you want though.

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