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Tralucent 1Plus2 (revised)

Rhapsodio RDB Mini / Tralucent 1Plus2 (first version) (depends on the DAP synergy which pulls away)

ER4S

Rhapsodio RDB v1

ASG-2

Vision Ears Stage 3

Astrotec AX60 / DN-1000 (close call)

T-Peos H-200

SM3 v2

Triple-fi 10 (needs silver plated cable to shine)

Westone 4

Westone 3


Many of those are hybrids, and somewhere in there Unique Melody 3X could be included, however it wasn't for me, unfortunately. There's a few others like Sony XBA-3, Vsonic GR01, Klipsch X10, R-50, B2, VC1000, H-100, however they're below the others listed and my list was becoming  a little carried away.

 
i would really love to try the sm3 v2 some day.. I hear it's kinda dark but has great detail.
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Shure SE535

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i would really love to try the sm3 v2 some day.. I hear it's kinda dark but has great detail.

SM3 v2 does have good detail levels that pushes through under the darker mid range, makes them sound thick and creamy especially with vocals. The fit was troublesome for me, those housings simply wouldn't angle correctly to my canal. I would of persisted with them and upgraded the cable only moved onto other things.
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SM3 v2 does have good detail levels that pushes through under the darker mid range, makes them sound thick and creamy especially with vocals. The fit was troublesome for me, those housings simply wouldn't angle correctly to my canal. I would of persisted with them and upgraded the cable only moved onto other things.
that sucks to hear.. Bad fit I will pass then.. Just from what I've read they sound great but if I was like you and couldn't get the fit rite that would drive me nuts...
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Amen to that. I've actually posted on the first page of this thread but now after about a week with the Noble 4, I just have to say - the Noble 4. But don't get me wrong, the er4s is awe-inspiring for a super small, single BA iem created more than 20 years ago and still being among the best.

 

 

 

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Hi, I have recently auditioned few , the Sony XBA-h3, Ortofon eq5 and eq7, Final Audio heaven V and also the NAD. Auditioning was done with my iPhone 5 . To my ear, the sony excels in every department of music spectrum. Very wide soundstage, deep bass and fluidity mid and high. If I were to point out any drawback of it, I would probably some May find its midrange a little 'forward' but it's ok to me(eventually I bought it ).
I am partnering it with my Astel & Kern AK100 and they match perfectly.

So guys , this is the earphone to go for
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FitEar DW335

Unique Melody Mentor

JH13 Freq Phase

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Ortofon e-Q5

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Those are absolutely incredible. The level of artistic detail is on par with even some of the most impressive blown glass I've ever seen. Really stunning, congratulations on creating a product that earns its price on every level. You have truly taken this game to the next level, sir.
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Those are absolutely incredible. The level of artistic detail is on par with even some of the most impressive blown glass I've ever seen. Really stunning, congratulations on creating a product that earns its price on every level. You have truly taken this game to the next level, sir.

Dr. John Moulton

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

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I've had the XBA3, UE600 and the ADDIEMs.

 

Best is XBA3, then ADDIEM, then UE600.

ADDIEM's lack of bass and slighty muddier compared to the XBA3

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I've had the XBA3, UE600 and the ADDIEMs.

 

Best is XBA3, then ADDIEM, then UE600.

ADDIEM's lack of bass and slighty muddier compared to the XBA3

 

Actually, it is great that you bring this up....  bassically it is difficult to get an IEM that covers everthing....  ie a fun sound "bass boost" that doesn't sacrifice a "reference" sound quality.....

 

It would be great if there was an IEM that is a "two in one" IEM,

 

In other words, has a BA (s) dedicated for a fun sound, and a BA (s) dedicated for a reference sound, and the user could select which IEM he wanted to listen to, via a flip of a switch.

 

There is currently an IEM being offered today that does just that.

 

http://www.head-fi.org/t/684787/noble-audio-the-wizard-returns/3510#post_10464835

Dr. John Moulton

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

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Actually, it is great that you bring this up....  bassically it is difficult to get an IEM that covers everthing....  ie a fun sound "bass boost" that doesn't sacrifice a "reference" sound quality.....

It would be great if there was an IEM that is a "two in one" IEM,

In other words, has a BA (s) dedicated for a fun sound, and a BA (s) dedicated for a reference sound, and the user could select which IEM he wanted to listen to, via a flip of a switch.

There is currently an IEM being offered today that does just that.

http://www.head-fi.org/t/684787/noble-audio-the-wizard-returns/3510#post_10464835

Wow that is a nice plug to Noble products. wink.gif
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Wow that is a nice plug to Noble products. wink.gif

Hopefully it was educational as well;)

Dr. John Moulton

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

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Truth's truth, as my grandpa always said.

 

 

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