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post #1651 of 4285
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Originally Posted by Ultrainferno View Post

I wonder what portable amp would work great with the BA4. I only have the JDSLabs C421 left but it has too much gain for my universal iems so volume is very low and as a result there's a serious channel imbalance at comfortable listening levels.
 

 

Hard to say without anyone having heard the BA4 but looking at its specs it should not be hard to drive. How about Fiio's E12 Mont Blanc, as a suggestion?

post #1652 of 4285

I'm guessing that with such low impedance we'll need some serious low out-impedance amps to avoid distortion and other discomforts

Correct?


Edited by TommyNavara - 3/15/13 at 6:35am
post #1653 of 4285

JDS Labs C5, digital volume = no channel imbalance, output impedance is 2ohm so fine with low impedance.

post #1654 of 4285
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Originally Posted by TommyNavara View Post

I'm guessing that with such low impedance we'll need some serious low out-impedance amps to avoid distortion and other discomforts
Correct?
Correct, under one ohm ideally but then it all goes down to synergy, I will be testing it with a few
post #1655 of 4285
The C5 is coming in and I forgot I also still have the E11 even if I never was a big fan of that last one. I don't think it needs the E12 power. Wonder what Phil suggests for on the go.
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What is the difference between full, medium and micro-shells? I'd prefer CIEM that are easy to sleep with and fit inside a motorcycle helmet, but I don't know if the size of the shell is related to the length of the ear canal or the size of the faceplate? A comparative illustration or photo series with full, medium and micros all in place would help LOTS. The pictures of CIEM without an ear are very difficult to comprehend and compare.

If someone could post a reply with a pic of their CIEM stating are they full/medium it'd help lots.
Anyone with a pic of the clear canal option? As I understood the ear canal is transparent and clear but the shell part housing the armatures and sockets is still coloured and faceplates remain as ordered?
post #1657 of 4285
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Originally Posted by sandslash View Post

What is the difference between full, medium and micro-shells? I'd prefer CIEM that are easy to sleep with and fit inside a motorcycle helmet, but I don't know if the size of the shell is related to the length of the ear canal or the size of the faceplate? A comparative illustration or photo series with full, medium and micros all in place would help LOTS. The pictures of CIEM without an ear are very difficult to comprehend and compare.

If someone could post a reply with a pic of their CIEM stating are they full/medium it'd help lots.
Anyone with a pic of the clear canal option? As I understood the ear canal is transparent and clear but the shell part housing the armatures and sockets is still coloured and faceplates remain as ordered?

 

SwimSonny did just that:

 

post #1658 of 4285

Anyone got a BA4 and can review it? been dying to make the jump on it.

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Did Phil discontinue the micro shell size? I don't see it listed anywhere anymore. 

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Originally Posted by kookoo View Post

Anyone got a BA4 and can review it? been dying to make the jump on it.

 

the BA4 will be available in a couple of weeks  ;)

post #1661 of 4285
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Originally Posted by Ultrainferno View Post

 

the BA4 will be available in a couple of weeks  ;)


Very much looking forward to it wink.gif

post #1662 of 4285
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Originally Posted by Ultrainferno View Post

 

the BA4 will be available in a couple of weeks  ;)


Very much looking forward to it wink.gif

 

sorry double post, browser crash


Edited by kookoo - 3/18/13 at 3:23am
post #1663 of 4285
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Originally Posted by AngryGuy View Post

Did Phil discontinue the micro shell size? I don't see it listed anywhere anymore. 
Going through a revision to use the detachable or recessed cable, forgot which. Waiting for them too

Thanks for the link UltraInferno! I wonder is it difficult to sleep with full shells..
Edited by sandslash - 3/18/13 at 3:39am
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The micro shell will be back and with detachable cables, which is just amazing news! As for sleeping i think the straight down cable of the micro shell and the smaller form factor makes it perfect for sleeping, better than my full and medium shells!

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Has anyone ever came across a more helpful/nicer guy than Phil from Cosmic Ears? I'm not going to go into too much details but for me, the guy's been absolutely fanbloodytastic!

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