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Originally Posted by nezhac View Post

the only question is recessed sockets in that case, as I gather the HY3 doesn't have them?

 

 

That's right, the HY3 doen't feature recessed sockets. You can only have that option in the Flex model for 35 pounds (IIRC)...

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post #542 of 3821

Interesting. subbed

post #543 of 3821
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Originally Posted by Prakhar View Post

Just how bassy is the pure model exactly? Is it slightly elevated or is it basshead level?

 

I'd say it's well on the way to basshead level. Maybe not quite there but almost. 

post #544 of 3821
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Originally Posted by nezhac View Post


You are very right, I am after a top detachable exit. After reading the cosmic ears site again i realized that's standard on the HY3, stupid me, thought it was bottom exit.

I think I'll probably be in for the HY3 in that case :D the only question is recessed sockets in that case, as I gather the HY3 doesn't have them?

 

That's right, it doesn't.

 

However, I wouldn't have chosen recessed sockets even if it were an option for the HY3, as I would rather have the option of a much wider choice of aftermarket cables available without having to worry about whether the little plugs on the end of the cables will fit into the recessed sockets. Don't get me wrong, I can see the attraction of recessed sockets for some people, but I'm not one of them.

post #545 of 3821
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Originally Posted by phlashbios View Post

However, I wouldn't have chosen recessed sockets even if it were an option for the HY3, as I would rather have the option of a much wider choice of aftermarket cables available without having to worry about whether the little plugs on the end of the cables will fit into the recessed sockets. Don't get me wrong, I can see the attraction of recessed sockets for some people, but I'm not one of them.

 

 

I've been told before on this thread that the plugs on that kind of Westone/CIEM generic cables are of standard/universal dimension, so even with the recessed sockets you will be able to use any of those Westone/CIEM generic cables of your choice (and these are the only type of cables you can use, even with flush sockets)....

post #546 of 3821
Flush sockets are generally more compatible in most cases, but both should really be fine.

Putente I would like to point out that Reccessed are only £30 not £35.
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Wow, the hybrids are so tempting! I originally was waiting to buy a pair of 4.A as an upgrade from my tf10 reshell (Would that be considered as an upgrade?). Anyway, I do enjoy a flat response but I do love good lows and sadly the tf10 doesn't give me much of that and at the price point of the HY3, I am highly considering these as an upgrade. It would be nice to read about the sound signature once they are available. I'm just curious if I can just send in my old impressions that were already used by my previous reshelling.


Edited by infam0ussteven - 10/15/12 at 1:44pm
post #548 of 3821
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Originally Posted by phlashbios View Post

 

That's right, it doesn't.

 

However, I wouldn't have chosen recessed sockets even if it were an option for the HY3, as I would rather have the option of a much wider choice of aftermarket cables available without having to worry about whether the little plugs on the end of the cables will fit into the recessed sockets. Don't get me wrong, I can see the attraction of recessed sockets for some people, but I'm not one of them.


Hmm, I'm highly tempted by the HY3 now.

My thought was that recessed sockets would be tougher and the cables/connectors would last longer, but I don't have any experience with detachable (C)IEMs so I wouldn't know actually

post #549 of 3821
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Originally Posted by nezhac View Post


Hmm, I'm highly tempted by the HY3 now.

My thought was that recessed sockets would be tougher and the cables/connectors would last longer, but I don't have any experience with detachable (C)IEMs so I wouldn't know actually

 

Only IEM I have that has removable cables, is the UE TF10, which does not have recessed sockets. The TF10 doesn't concern me at all about how robust its connectors are, but then I don't do anything other than walk or sit with them on, so I don't really stress the connectors any. I have no reason to believe that they are in any way delicate though, just because they don't have recessed connectors. I guess it will depend on how hard you are with them, if you are jogging or working out with them on, then perhaps recessed connectors become a more attractive option for potentially added robustness.

post #550 of 3821
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Originally Posted by phlashbios View Post

 

Only IEM I have that has removable cables, is the UE TF10, which does not have recessed sockets. The TF10 doesn't concern me at all about how robust its connectors are, but then I don't do anything other than walk or sit with them on, so I don't really stress the connectors any. I have no reason to believe that they are in any way delicate though, just because they don't have recessed connectors. I guess it will depend on how hard you are with them, if you are jogging or working out with them on, then perhaps recessed connectors become a more attractive option for potentially added robustness.

Agree with you 100%. I use a TF10 VI cable on my tf10 reshells and have accidentally yanked the cable very hard numerous times and everything was fine.

post #551 of 3821

so any 1 received their hy3 already?

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Mine are in a plane to the UK as we speak !
post #553 of 3821

Curious......

 

Any one placed order before 09/15 and the production status is still Shell creation?

 

Four weeks after Cosmic Ears received impressions, my HY3 and micro-Flex are not finished yet.


Edited by Sopp - 10/16/12 at 9:51am
post #554 of 3821
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Originally Posted by Swimsonny View Post

Mine are in a plane to the UK as we speak !

how long more to reach you?

do a quick impression soon =D

post #555 of 3821
I don't know, it was put on the plane this morning, last tracking message. And I will ASAP!
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