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On the other hand... Caveats of Portable Audio.

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I thought this thread might be helpful for first time buyers and those of us on the verge of making a larger than average purchase. A lot of times in review and appreciation threads the good outweighs the bad to such an extent that it borders on hype. I'm not pointing any fingers at any threads in particular--that's not what this is about--I just thought it might be helpful if we focused on the not-so-great aspects of some of the gear that gets trumped up around here. 

 

With that in mind, here are the rules:

 

1. Let's be nice to each other

2. We're talking about caveats here, we're not bashing gear

3. We're also not here to sing their praises from the rooftops

4. IT MUST BE GEAR THAT YOU OWN OR HAVE OWNED

 

Think about it like this. "I love product X, but it would be even better if they'd just ____________.

 

Take it away, gentlemen.


Edited by atty101 - 5/25/13 at 8:17pm
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4. IT MUST BE GEAR THAT YOU'VE OWNED OR HAVE OWNED

 

So gear that I currently own is off the table then?  wink.gif

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I think he meant "Gear you own, or have owned" - so no caveats on equipment you do not have direct experience with. No hearsay.

 

EDIT: Seeing your emoji - I am sure you already knew that - lol.

 

I'll begin....

 

Sennheiser IE8 - I wish they put just one tip in that damned box that I could use. Also the silver IEM box is pretty useless.


Edited by Ivabign - 5/24/13 at 1:26pm
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EDIT: Seeing your emoji - I am sure you already knew that - lol.

 

smile.gif  Okay, here's one...

 

Listen up Grado, if you're gonna charge me $300 for the GR8, you might SERIOUSLY want to think about including some kind of protective storage.  There is no hard case, no soft case, no drawstring sack.  Hell, there isn't even a plastic dime baggie for them.  Even Skullcandy throws in a cheap nylon sack sown by the teeth of Chinese political prisoners.  Hurry up and get with the program yeah fellas?

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So gear that I currently own is off the table then?  wink.gif

Absolutely. If you currently own it, I don't want to hear anything about it. Nothing. I stand by my original post. How about that, smart ass?

 

 

EDIT: Okay, okay I changed it. Sorry...

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So gear that I currently own is off the table then?  wink.gif

 

Absolutely. If you currently own it, I don't want to hear anything about it. Nothing. I stand by my original post. How about that, smart ass?

 

biggrin.gif  Too late!

 

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EDIT: Okay, okay I changed it. Sorry...
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4. IT MUST BE GEAR THAT YOU'VE OWN OR HAVE OWNED

 

No worries, but um, okay, if you say so!  wink.gif

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biggrin.gif  Too late!

 

 

No worries, but um, okay, if you say so!  wink.gif

DAMMIT!!!

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biggrin.gif  Too late!

 

No worries, but um, okay, if you say so!  wink.gif

 

DAMMIT!!!

 

Perfect!  biggrin.gif

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