Head-Fi.org › Forums › Equipment Forums › Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear Monitors › FitEar TO GO! & Universal Series --- Suyama's custom IEM, made universal!
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

FitEar TO GO! & Universal Series --- Suyama's custom IEM, made universal! - Page 184

post #2746 of 3771

Are these turning into a FOTM?  They're good but it feels like there is some sort of mad rush on them right now.

post #2747 of 3771
Quote:
Originally Posted by bobeau View Post

Anyone know how many of these are in existence?  Are we looking at something closer to 100 or 1000?  I imagine there's a pretty substantial blind zone of ownership from the Japanese market which may dwarf the representation on this forum.

 

FT334 have been in existence for slightly more than a year now.  I read from before Fitear's capacity is 3 pairs a day.  So hypothetically 3x5x52= 780.  But what I'm not sure is whether the 3 per day is just for FT334 or for ALL of FItear's products.

 

http://www.miroc.co.jp/magazine/people/keita_suyama/ 

post #2748 of 3771
Quote:
Originally Posted by utdeep View Post

Are these turning into a FOTM?  They're good but it feels like there is some sort of mad rush on them right now.

 

The "mad rush" had probably more to do with more head-fiers will now consider totl universals as good as customs.  I still remember my friends being very skeptical when I spend 1k+ on an universal.  But now there are many more cheaper customs and totl universals.  It seem to me many more are realizing customs does not always trumps universals and totl universals like FT334s can be a better option for many.

post #2749 of 3771

Gauging by this thread, didn't the mad rush on Head-fi happen around last summer/fall?  It seems people are mostly dealing with very tight distribution outside of Japan since they stopped making V1.  For a few months now every time I check Musica Acoustica and ALO they have out of stock notices.

post #2750 of 3771
Quote:
Originally Posted by bobeau View Post

Gauging by this thread, didn't the mad rush on Head-fi happen around last summer/fall?  It seems people are mostly dealing with very tight distribution outside of Japan since they stopped making V1.  For a few months now every time I check Musica Acoustica and ALO they have out of stock notices.

 

Yes last May was probably the first time this gem is actually available outside of Japan.  The craze had been on ever since.  If anything it had died down recently (at least in HK) compared to earlier with more TOTL universals including the upcoming Shure.  I used to see 2nd hand 334 on local forums getting picked up within a couple hours before but now the posting can last a few days....

post #2751 of 3771
Quote:
Originally Posted by kkcc View Post

 

FT334 have been in existence for slightly more than a year now.  I read from before Fitear's capacity is 3 pairs a day.  So hypothetically 3x5x52= 780.  But what I'm not sure is whether the 3 per day is just for FT334 or for ALL of FItear's products.

 

http://www.miroc.co.jp/magazine/people/keita_suyama/ 

 

I was informed by Wilson of Jaben that Fitear makes about 5 pairs of IEM and CIEM a day.

But it seems that the TG!334 are start appearing back in the retail outlets after a few months hiatus.

I've received email notification from Alo twice within 1 month apart on stock availability, but they were sold out within few hours as they seems to receive only 4 pairs per shipment.

post #2752 of 3771

Got the last pair from Uncle Wilson (Jaben Singapore) and have been burning them in since the 15 June 2013.  I have tried quite a many IEMs and headphones since I started on this audio journey some 5 years ago.  All I say is whao........L3000.gif.

post #2753 of 3771
Quote:
Originally Posted by firefox131 View Post

Got the last pair from Uncle Wilson (Jaben Singapore) and have been burning them in since the 15 June 2013.  I have tried quite a many IEMs and headphones since I started on this audio journey some 5 years ago.  All I say is whao........L3000.gif .

Congratz on the purchase.  The 334 also ended my IEM upgrade spree and is the single IEM I had spent the most time with sans the ER4S that I started using long long time ago. Unfortunately while I am done with upgrades, I'm still actively looking for sidegrades lol.....
Edited by kkcc - 6/24/13 at 2:47am
post #2754 of 3771
Finally got some ortofon tips. I really don't notice any improvement in regards to fit or sound over stock but they are insanely comfortable!
post #2755 of 3771
Thanks kkcc. I currently still have my Shure 530, K701 and ATHw1000. I only change my source to the AK100 (amped with xduoo XD-01) at the end of 2012 and this also made a change to the audio quality. It was fortunate that stores like Jaben and Stereo permit audition of their range of headphones, IEMs and amps. Save me quite a bit of money! I am actually also looking at sidegrades too....starting at alternative tips.
post #2756 of 3771
Quote:
Originally Posted by cydonia View Post

Finally got some ortofon tips. I really don't notice any improvement in regards to fit or sound over stock but they are insanely comfortable!

How do you find the isolation on the Ortofon tips? I'm using V-Moda white tips and they are very comfortable but the isolation is not good as the stock black tips
post #2757 of 3771
I find the original tips that came with the IEMs quite good. I am currently using the smallest of the tips and it provides a good seal for my ears. But then, I am sure that there are others out there as well. I understand that comply T500 fits the Fitear 334 and will hope to try these on.
post #2758 of 3771
Quote:
Originally Posted by firefox131 View Post

Got the last pair from Uncle Wilson (Jaben Singapore) and have been burning them in since the 15 June 2013.  I have tried quite a many IEMs and headphones since I started on this audio journey some 5 years ago.  All I say is whao........L3000.gif .

Congrats on your purchase.
I bought the first pair from the batch of 5 pairs that Jaben SG received on the 9th June.
Now waiting for the BTG Starlight cable as the stock 001 cable is a bit stiff for outside use.
post #2759 of 3771
Quote:
Originally Posted by firefox131 View Post

I find the original tips that came with the IEMs quite good. I am currently using the smallest of the tips and it provides a good seal for my ears. But then, I am sure that there are others out there as well. I understand that comply T500 fits the Fitear 334 and will hope to try these on.

IIRC, Comply's T400 and 500 will fit Fitear. I still have some T400 lying around but from my experienced on JVC FXT-90 and Shure SE215 Ltd, the Comply tips soften the treble. YMMV.
post #2760 of 3771
Thanks akhyar. That's good to know. Sure don't want to lose the highs with the tips. Yes I too find the 001 a little rigid. Where did you get the Starlight cables from?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
Head-Fi.org › Forums › Equipment Forums › Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear Monitors › FitEar TO GO! & Universal Series --- Suyama's custom IEM, made universal!