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I really want to try these but I'm afraid of the crummy build quality ..how close are these to the sound of my w4r's ?? Or should I just stay away ?


The build quality can actually be pretty good, depending on when yours was made. Mine are in perfect condition after a month of heavy use. The sound quality is very comparable to the W4R, it rivals very well and stand at the same level of sonic quality/performance. IMO.

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I really want to try these but I'm afraid of the crummy build quality ..how close are these to the sound of my w4r's ?? Or should I just stay away ?

 



Only problem with UE900 is the cable and the connector. They have the same connector as Shure IEM but the sound cuts often. Not sure the newer UE900 fixes this issue.

I have two UE900 and both having the sound cut problem. frown.gif, going to order W4R soon when price drops more ^^.
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Just got these silver plated cable from ebay. Funny that I enjoy it more direct form my iphone or ipod. It's sound faster, crispier and more detailed. But due to the bass tighten up, you loose some of the sub bass.
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You should contact Logitech if you have sound problems. They're pretty known for being very liberal with shipping new ones.

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You should contact Logitech if you have sound problems. They're pretty known for being very liberal with shipping new ones.


 



yes I did, smily_headphones1.gif thanks !
post #2631 of 4020
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Just got these silver plated cable from ebay. Funny that I enjoy it more direct form my iphone or ipod. It's sound faster, crispier and more detailed. But due to the bass tighten up, you loose some of the sub bass.

 



Do you still have the link ?
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Just got these silver plated cable from ebay. Funny that I enjoy it more direct form my iphone or ipod. It's sound faster, crispier and more detailed. But due to the bass tighten up, you loose some of the sub bass.

 



Do you still have the link ?

Here it is.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/261319178596
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You should contact Logitech if you have sound problems. They're pretty known for being very liberal with shipping new ones.

 



yes I did, smily_headphones1.gif thanks !

 

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Here it is.

http://www.ebay.com/itm/261319178596

 



Thanks !!!
post #2635 of 4020

If anyone has very small ear canals, what I did was de-core a set of small Comply TX100s. This is pretty much the closest thing you can get to having no tip at all. But it fits nicely now.

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The filter is attached to the core right? So it's basically the same as T100 when decored? Some people say that decored olives are more neutral in sound presentation. The decored comply tips tend to darken the sound a bit. If you also have olives or are willing to try, please report smily_headphones1.gif

But comply tips are very nice to use for various applications.
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The filter is attached to the core right? So it's basically the same as T100 when decored? Some people say that decored olives are more neutral in sound presentation. The decored comply tips tend to darken the sound a bit. If you also have olives or are willing to try, please report smily_headphones1.gif

But comply tips are very nice to use for various applications.

 

Yes the filters are attached to the core which I didn't know before buying them. To be honest IMO, the 100s de-cored are so small and soft that they basically do not affect the sound because the nozzle of the earphone almost reaches the end of the tip. I don't have any olives as they are too large and hard to be comfortable.

 

Sony hybrids also fit on the 900s and definitely help out with the bass especially the larger (blue?) sizes.

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Yes the filters are attached to the core which I didn't know before buying them. To be honest IMO, the 100s de-cored are so small and soft that they basically do not affect the sound because the nozzle of the earphone almost reaches the end of the tip. I don't have any olives as they are too large and hard to be comfortable.

 

Sony hybrids also fit on the 900s and definitely help out with the bass especially the larger (blue?) sizes.

 

Ah ok! I found the Hybrids (MH1) to boost the bass, give the upper mids a bit of a push forward but shrink the soundstage significantly. Still, pretty good frequency response but so narrow sounding.

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I really want to try these but I'm afraid of the crummy build quality ..how close are these to the sound of my w4r's ?? Or should I just stay away ?

 



Only problem with UE900 is the cable and the connector. They have the same connector as Shure IEM but the sound cuts often. Not sure the newer UE900 fixes this issue.

I have two UE900 and both having the sound cut problem. frown.gif, going to order W4R soon when price drops more ^^.
Ok great. ..sorry for the late reply..but I want to try these for sure..I read that in the earlier editions the bodies came apart to I think..but I'm glad they fixed the problem..and I had a pair of clear 535's that I list a while ago .but I found the thrm cutting in and out to quit a bit till I cleaned them ..I took them apart quit a few times and maybe that's why the sound would cut in and out. I'm only saying that cause I bought a new pair and I have not taken them apart yet and after about roughly six months of somewhat medium to heavy use the sound has not cut out once..could that be why these cut in and out.? If you pick a cable and just stick with it maybe that won't happen..??
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Ok great. ..sorry for the late reply..but I want to try these for sure..I read that in the earlier editions the bodies came apart to I think..but I'm glad they fixed the problem..and I had a pair of clear 535's that I list a while ago .but I found the thrm cutting in and out to quit a bit till I cleaned them ..I took them apart quit a few times and maybe that's why the sound would cut in and out. I'm only saying that cause I bought a new pair and I have not taken them apart yet and after about roughly six months of somewhat medium to heavy use the sound has not cut out once..could that be why these cut in and out.? If you pick a cable and just stick with it maybe that won't happen..??

I take UE900 to the gym, I run good 45 mins on a treadmill with max slope and I sweat a lot, then 1 hour intense weight training.

So maybe this is the reason why my connector gets the abuse :)  But with the same routine shure and UTFi10 lasted longer than UE900 cables/connectors.

 

Some says I should not take the UE900 to the gym but IMO that's what IEM is for :) I cannot imagine wearing UE8 or LCDXC at the gym. 

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