I've tried at least a dozen different tips with the ASG-1. The ones that sealed well and sounded good preferred to stay in my ear rather than on the nozzle. I may have finally found one that works with my ears - the large double flange from Heir Audio (included with the A.4i and A.3i).
Aurisonics ASG-1: Which tips are the best? (with reviews to come) - Page 10
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Using the Westone clear tips at the moment (the ones that are attached to the W1 and W2, probably W3 also, when you buy them; not sure about the current models though). Like the UE tips, it's a bit stiffer, which isn't a problem because the shell design doesn't need to be inserted really deep to anchor properly to my ear (YMMV - isolation gains on the usual Westone/Shure-type shells are offset by the irritation in my ears, which is why I got the ASG-1). In terms of SQ, it balances out the sound nicely - curbs the excess upper bass-lower midrange response while bringing up the treble a little bit. I tried replicating the response through Neturon MP's EQ on the stock tips, and I couldn't replicate it (although it doesn't mean it's impossible, but you might need an RTA).
Our old bassist got to try it straight out of a Fiio X3 and also with a C5 amp at a recent hi-fi show, and also his Blackberry and my S3, and for someone who preferred Grados and AKGs over my HD600 when I brought him to past meets/shows, he didn't make any parallels between the Sennheiser and the ASG-1.2 on the Westone tips. Funny though, I got 'em precisely because I knew I could try other tips, or at least err on the side of smooth, albeit dark, treble (than outright too sharp or warm with annoying sharp peaks), plus comfort, for a portable that might have to stay in my ears a lot longer than my headphones (ie, when I'm on a plane, bus, train, etc).
Edited by ProtegeManiac - 11/15/13 at 9:20pm