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post #976 of 1920
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I am not sure it works that way, I am looking to my wallet and I can't find anything in here...

Well, at least you can go to your desk and there will be audio gear you can use. So you've got something to show for the money you've spent and that's not wasted money. I never regret spending any money on head-fi stuff coz even if it's not always a great purchase it gives me experience. And also sound quality is a good thing to spend your money on. In comparison I spend way more for alcohol and cigarettes and have nothing to show for this money aside from my big belly coz I'm in the worst shape of my life. Yeah, alcohol consumption increases sound quality but it's very short-lived and it gets crazy expensive to maintain that sq-boost :beerchug:

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I always thought my vsd1s were mediocre till I paired it with my I basso dx50 and wow, anyone else used this with there DX50?
post #979 of 1920
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I always thought my vsd1s were mediocre till I paired it with my I basso dx50 and wow, anyone else used this with there DX50?

No, on the go I use it with my colorfly c3 but VSD1S is definitely not mediocre.

post #980 of 1920
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I always thought my vsd1s were mediocre till I paired it with my I basso dx50 and wow, anyone else used this with there DX50?

I certainly enjoy mine with the DX. Talk about soundstage. Right up there with TF10!
post #981 of 1920
Thread Starter 

Wow, this thread is massive now. Sorry OP (me) has failed to deliver updates; been out for awhile. Anything I should add/remove to OP?

post #982 of 1920
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Originally Posted by Ringmaster View Post
 

Wow, this thread is massive now. Sorry OP (me) has failed to deliver updates; been out for awhile. Anything I should add/remove to OP?


^ i would have to give our drunken lawyer ALL the credit. Kova was a one man crusader for these VSD1/S. BRAVO BRAVO, my love for these VSD1s IS NOT WORTHY!!!

 

 

But i wouldn't mind if you added all my troll posts to the op OP.

post #983 of 1920

Hello, Yesterday, i removed the metal grilles on my VSD1. The sound of trebles is  better now, clearer & smoother.

 

I used an hairpin to remove them.

 

I wasn't very happy with trebles before and was thinking to buy a better earphone.

 

This mod worth the while !

post #984 of 1920
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Originally Posted by okleson View Post
 

Hello, Yesterday, i removed the metal grilles on my VSD1. The sound of trebles is  better now, clearer & smoother.

 

I used an hairpin to remove them.

 

I wasn't very happy with trebles before and was thinking to buy a better earphone.

 

This mod worth the while !

can i put the grills back on if i do that too?

post #985 of 1920

Yes, it's possible. The grill is just held by this metal piece. Certainly more difficult to put back with a tweezer than to put off ...

 

I think that if you decide to remove the grills, you are aware that Vsd1 will need more precaution to avoid dust etc.

 

For my part, i'll never put grills back ...

 

 

Does someone share my feeling about this mod ?

 

 

[sorry for bad English i'm french :)


Edited by okleson - 10/22/13 at 4:56am
post #986 of 1920

Does anyone know if VSonic no longer includes the foam tips?

 

A buddy of mine just received his VSD1s and the box was sealed and doesn't include the foam tips, only the black silicone tips...so I'm wondering if VSonic discontinued them.

post #987 of 1920
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Originally Posted by jasonbourne View Post
 

Does anyone know if VSonic no longer includes the foam tips?

 

A buddy of mine just received his VSD1s and the box was sealed and doesn't include the foam tips, only the black silicone tips...so I'm wondering if VSonic discontinued them.

I'm not sure. Vsonic never actually announces when they change the packaging or accessories and they do it fairly often. It was mentioned that the foam tips might be removed in the future, so I guess it's possible that that's what happened. They aren't good anyway. It seems that Vsonic are working on improving their foam tips and supposedly release them next year also as a separate product - they seem to think the new tips will be able to match the likes of Comply. 

If they've removed the foam tips then it might be only in the latest batches, so it will probably depend on where you bought the VSD1 from coz there are probably sellers who still have stock of VSD1/VSD1S with the foam tips included.

post #988 of 1920

My VSD1 LE arrived today.

 

I have the VSD1 when it was released and the difference in packaging is the lack of the colorful foam tips.

 

Initial impression of the LE is that the sound is very balanced. Compared to the VSD1 with 200+ hours of burn in, the bass on the LE does not sound bloated as the regular. The highs are still energetic but not fatiguing. The 80 ohm impedance is noticeable: at similar volume levels, the LE has lower sound. I think the higher impedance does help in improving the sound signature/quality in that it helps control the speaker (i.e. prevents the highs from being too peaky and the bass from being too boomy).

 

These are initial impressions straight out of the box, so they have not been burned in yet. I am liking the LE sound if things don't change much.

post #989 of 1920
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Originally Posted by kova4a View Post
 

I'm not sure. Vsonic never actually announces when they change the packaging or accessories and they do it fairly often. It was mentioned that the foam tips might be removed in the future, so I guess it's possible that that's what happened. They aren't good anyway. It seems that Vsonic are working on improving their foam tips and supposedly release them next year also as a separate product - they seem to think the new tips will be able to match the likes of Comply. 

If they've removed the foam tips then it might be only in the latest batches, so it will probably depend on where you bought the VSD1 from coz there are probably sellers who still have stock of VSD1/VSD1S with the foam tips included.

 

Thanks kova4a, it sounds like that's what happened, he probably got a newer batch and VSonic has discontinued them. I was thinking of getting a pair and am asking sellers in advance if there is a way to know, hopefully they'll let me know since the box doesn't reveal what's inside and I'm not sure if the writing on the box does either.


Either way, I'll be joining the VSD1/S goodness soon. I appreciate the clarification and everyone's impressions regarding the VSD1/S.

post #990 of 1920
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Originally Posted by esteebin View Post
 

My VSD1 LE arrived today.

 

I have the VSD1 when it was released and the difference in packaging is the lack of the colorful foam tips.

 

Initial impression of the LE is that the sound is very balanced. Compared to the VSD1 with 200+ hours of burn in, the bass on the LE does not sound bloated as the regular. The highs are still energetic but not fatiguing. The 80 ohm impedance is noticeable: at similar volume levels, the LE has lower sound. I think the higher impedance does help in improving the sound signature/quality in that it helps control the speaker (i.e. prevents the highs from being too peaky and the bass from being too boomy).

 

These are initial impressions straight out of the box, so they have not been burned in yet. I am liking the LE sound if things don't change much.

Nice. Keep it burning and report if anything changes. It seems your package was one of the lucky ones that end up on top of the pile of packages in the post office and gets processed immediately. Mine is probably buried somewhere in this pile and new packages keep on piling on top of it coz even though I ordered it a couple of days before you it still hasn't left Hong Kong :confused_face_2:, so I might wait quite some time before I receive mine 

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