okay an update on the isolation with the cardboard trick
i turned my music on my iphone to 50%
i shuffled random music on my macbook pro right in front of me at 60% on itunes
i wasn't able to make out what song i was playing on my macbook. bits of the song was heard
at about 70% more, the music on my macbook was heard through my headphones, i could probably figure out what song it was if i was concentrating but otherwise it was fine.
in comparison to monoprice 8323s--> whose isolation is i would say above average being closed over ear headphones
i did the same thing
turned the music on my iphone at 50%
and shuffled random music on my macbook pro but this time at 70%.
i wasn't able to hear the song playing on my macbook
it was only after about 80-90% i was able to figure it out
and lastly i did a final comparison with kilpsch image s4is--> in-ear monitor
this time i turned my music on my iphone to about 40-45% and on my macbook i turned the music to 100%
i heard nothing.
hopefully this can help others out regarding the isolation on the noontecs.
personally i was worried about the isolation a lot upon ordering these but i was surprised it wasn't as bad as i was hearing from others. its about average in my books =) very glad i made the purchase
Edited by Tom22 - 12/28/12 at 1:07pm