Yea they're a bit bright, but not like tons of "crisp" brightness. Kinda... well balanced but with some shouty trebles/high-mids
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Hifiman IEM's: RE-400 and RE-600 - Page 131post #1951 of 22809/25/13 at 11:00pm
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I returned mine because the upper mids were too spiky for me. Vocals were grating on quite a few albums. Instrument separation, clarity, and detail were all great. The bass was a little weak for me. Just so you know where I'm coming from, HD600 is great in my opinion.post #1953 of 22809/26/13 at 10:09pmQuote:
Agreed about the upper mids. They are spiky and IMO don't work too well with loud rock music. I still do it... but it's not ideal. everything else about them is pretty awesome, ESPECIALLY for their price range.post #1954 of 22809/26/13 at 10:26pmAnyway if I want to get a gift for someone in the form of great iems with a good price the 400's are the way to go, hell even if I find myself iemless and in need of cheap iems these or the ones i'd go for.
Now if only that build quality would last...(my experience with RE0)post #1955 of 22809/27/13 at 12:32pmQuote:Originally Posted by kevms89
Anyway if I want to get a gift for someone in the form of great iems with a good price the 400's are the way to go, hell even if I find myself iemless and in need of cheap iems these or the ones i'd go for.
Now if only that build quality would last...(my experience with RE0)
No, it does not hold up very well unfortunately.
The shells themselves are sturdy, the cable is garbage though :/post #1956 of 22809/27/13 at 1:05pmpost #1957 of 22809/27/13 at 4:03pmpost #1958 of 22809/27/13 at 8:36pmpost #1959 of 22809/27/13 at 9:07pmpost #1960 of 22809/28/13 at 9:33pmpost #1961 of 22809/28/13 at 10:03pmCan anyone tell me what higher priced iems the 400's are on par with? I just want to get an idea where they stand SQ wise.
Westone 4? Klipsh X10? Sony XBA3? Sony EX1000? GR07?
All considered high end iems, are these close to that level or is that a little much?post #1962 of 22809/29/13 at 1:17amQuote:
I can tell you that they sound better than my x10i's and on par with my TDK ba200's , they are my favorite iems I own and I own many, they are so comfy and I love the design, easily worth 99$
Sent from my Nexus 7 using Tapatalk 4post #1963 of 22809/29/13 at 2:03amQuote:
EX1000 is stretching it I think, but compared to IEMs I´ve previously owned: on par or better than Sony XBA-40 and Sennheiser IE8. Value wise I´d rate them at around 200-250 dollars. The build is a mixed bag though. Strain reliefs are weak and just glued in place, while the aluminium shell is very nice and lightweight. The cable might not hold up that long either. Overall superb value, even in todays more competitive environment.
Edited by vrln - 9/29/13 at 2:59ampost #1964 of 22809/29/13 at 7:00amThats really incredible....
Im sold, im gonna order them soon, if these had better build and a mic I probably wouldnt even consider anything else on the market lol
What about the 600's? THAT much better SQ? Also is the build an issue as well, for a $99 pair im ok if the build might not be amazing but for a $400 pair that would be simply unaccepable imo (ue900).post #1965 of 22809/29/13 at 6:18pmReturn HomeBack to Forum: Portable Headphones, Earphones and In-Ear Monitors
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