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post #1531 of 2633
Welcome to Marketing - the militant wallet murdering arm of capitalism.

You hear that whisper? "Think you're happy with what you have? Think again buddy. Now you can be 113% percent new improved happier. Just sign here."

Market forces are a shark - gotta keep moving and devouring.

Don't believe the hype. Happy with the re-272? STEP AWAY FROM THE FORUM SIR.
Edited by Muzeick - 7/14/13 at 9:19am
post #1532 of 2633

No one is forcing you to keep a product. If you don't think it's worth its cost, simply return and get a full refund. If you like the RE-600, consider selling the RE-272 to recover some of the wallet damage. Bottom line: you're not forced to keep anything you don't want. If you're afflicted with consumerism because you buy into every marketing hype, that's your own problem - don't blame it on capitalism.


Edited by tigon_ridge - 7/14/13 at 4:10pm
post #1533 of 2633
Under a properly implemented Socialist Audiophile regime, teams of the world's top scientists would work shifts to create the ultimate iem. And every citizen - man, woman, child and furry pet - would get a free pair.
post #1534 of 2633

like i said , i am 100% happy with my RE-272 so i ain't planning on buying RE-600 , unless my RE-272 break down OR  i win the lottery

 

thanx everyone for all the zen/consumerism tutorials , but these should be preached to the people buying 1000$ iems just because they think they need them wink_face.gif

 

muzeick , how is the re-400 ? we should arrange a get-together and try them out (that is , if i remember correctly your real-life ID)

post #1535 of 2633
Proedros - you are correct. We should indeed meet soon. However my re-400s broke a week or so ago, so are waiting for replacements right now. Bummer.
post #1536 of 2633

soo... RE-600 are good. just FYI!

need more time with them, but darn good.

post #1537 of 2633

Would anyone of you who have the RE-600 reccommend it for DJing and music production?

post #1538 of 2633
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Originally Posted by xvago View Post

Would anyone of you who have the RE-600 reccommend it for DJing and music production?

 

I've never really seen anyone use IEM's for either, have you?

post #1539 of 2633
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Originally Posted by jmsaxon69 View Post

 

I've never really seen anyone use IEM's for either, have you?

 

I can see something like an RE400, UERM, or Etymotic used for studio use...  DJing, I don't think so.  I personally haven't ever seen anyone use an IEM for DJing, it can be done though. 

post #1540 of 2633

 

I disagree with the reviewer swimsonny here about the "bass roll off" mentioned. Both graphs and my own hearing experience show no such roll off. The RE-400 bass is very well extended, and tight, having a bit less bloom than the GR07. I'm guessing he must've had a bad fit, or something. Also, the "poor depth" comment I also disagree with. It is at least average to me.

post #1541 of 2633

Here's another video where Dr. Bian talks about the RE-400 and why he discontinued the RE-2x2 series. Not sure if he's exaggerating for marketing reasons, or he really means what he says: that he feels the RE-400 is superior to all of his prior creations. In any case, here it is:

 

 

"In the future, Hi-fi audio will be more affordable." I love this quote. It shows he has vision and passion for the industry, imo.

post #1542 of 2633
"except for the re-600 which we have deliberately inflated to allow golden eared audiophiles to torture their wallets in the manner to which they have become accustomed. Wouldn't want to rock their boat now."
post #1543 of 2633
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Originally Posted by Muzeick View Post

"except for the re-600 which we have deliberately inflated to allow golden eared audiophiles to torture their wallets in the manner to which they have become accustomed. Wouldn't want to rock their boat now."

 

You know this how? 

post #1544 of 2633
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Originally Posted by tinyman392 View Post

 

You know this how? 


 I think that was what we call "a joke"

post #1545 of 2633
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Originally Posted by jmsaxon69 View Post


 I think that was what we call "a joke"

 

There are people who make those types of assumptions right off the bat...  So discerning joke from non-joke can be quite tough, especially with the way this thread went in the past week.

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