I'm going to wait on the Roxanne for several reasons.
~> They need quite a bit of polish based on what I've been told by some. I'm sure it'll happen, but the question to my mind is will it be enough polish to make them truly shine?
~> Too many other IEMs on my radar right now.
~> JH usually has holiday sales, even on new stuff, in my experience.
~> I'm going to be sending the JH-3A in for warranty repair on the amp, and how I'm treated by JH during this experience will factor into my decision.
I'm becoming more and more convinced as time goes on that I should just sell off most of my remaining gear aside from the LAu + Abyss and a few odds and ends. It mostly stems from a desire to clear out a lot of this stuff and consolidate. I'd still collect IEMs since they're small and easy to organize, but for the most part I kind of want to get out of the full-sized headphone game. Apart from the Abyss and some other orthos, I don't listen to much else these days. The only stats I've really touched since the beginning of summer have been the Floats.
If I went down that route, I'd most certainly go for some floor standing speakers. Probably a line array setup of some sort.
Gavin seems to be in the same situation with the Abyss...good thing I am not into full sized cans because I would not want to be tempted into that 10k+ rig...
So what are the top contenders in ciems in your radar?
I myself have a NT6 incoming and interested in the upcoming Custom Art TOTL...I think Piotrus has something awesome in stock for us. The Roxanne if it manages to overcome the current issues tou mention is also on my hot list. And finally the Earsonics EM32...I will try it when going back to France.