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post #226 of 441
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Originally Posted by music_4321 View Post

gnarlsagan, you're next in line after vwinter. Once you've A/B'd both UERM & TFRM, I wonder if you could do a brief side-by-side comparison between the UERM & ER4S (doing your best to leave bias behind).

(I expect you not to use terms such a "musical", "realistic", "silly grin" or "serious frown", or any of those teeny-bopper emoticons — we, after all, are trying to get our results published by a serious, er, publication like The Daily Mail… with the tomscy2000 seal of approval, of course)

LOL :P

In all seriousness I will try to give a good comparison between the UERM and ER4S. Really looking forward to a/b'ing them.
post #227 of 441
I just want to come in here real quick and say that the TFRM is the most ridiculous IEM I have ever encountered in my life in terms of fit. If I so much as think about them funny it'll cause a channel imbalance and change the entire sound presentation.

With my general "it should just work" mindset, it's driving me up the wall.
post #228 of 441

Remember that this is a challenge in more ways than one.

 

post #229 of 441

I'll add in comparisons to 1p2 and KAEDE if anyone desires. Though that's not really the point of this experiment. But it might be useful for those looking to pick up a UERM. It's one that I have always considered. 

post #230 of 441
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Originally Posted by SoundFreaq View Post

I'll add in comparisons to 1p2 and KAEDE if anyone desires. Though that's not really the point of this experiment. But it might be useful for those looking to pick up a UERM. It's one that I have always considered. 

I'd be interested in some 1p2 comparisons.
post #231 of 441
Me too! More comparisons = better!

Would love to get on this list myself; I have been longing for the UERM since hearing it briefly at the LA meet, but if these TF10s can compare...
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Originally Posted by SoundFreaq View Post

I'll add in comparisons to 1p2 and KAEDE if anyone desires. Though that's not really the point of this experiment. But it might be useful for those looking to pick up a UERM. It's one that I have always considered. 

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Originally Posted by gnarlsagan View Post

I'd be interested in some 1p2 comparisons.
post #232 of 441

Does anybody want to compared the TFRM to other sub$200 iems?

post #233 of 441
^ I think it compares very well actually depending on what measures you use to define sound quality. There's really no point in comparing such an extensive mod though since the chance of it being made by someone for public consumption is pretty darn slim.
post #234 of 441

wow...its long wait...i cant wait to hear them....as i read more about thread, more desperation that i get lol. 

 

who has tfrem and uerm right now?

post #235 of 441

opps NVM it shows in the first page lol

post #236 of 441

Package received. The UERM is much better than my previous experience led me to believe. Could have been fit or comply tips or that my listening abilities were less proficient then. I just ran a few tones and its remarkable how much what I'm hearing coincides with Rin's graph. I get a dip right under 3k and at 8k, and a peak right at 10k. Usually there is a little more variation but this one is right on the money. I seem to be getting very similar bass extension to the ER4S. Almost identical, although UERM bass extension may be able to be improved with a different fit. Will update soon with comparisons to the TFRM (and ER4S of course).

post #237 of 441

Update: TFRM treble peak is ~8.5k vs 10k on the UERM. Makes a noticeable difference in cymbals, and there's even a very slight increase in sibilance on the TFRM. The dip at 3k seems to be about the same on both iems, and bass is pretty similar too. No doubt the treble difference is due to fit. The TFRM is pretty absurdly shaped to go into an ear canal, and it doesn't get as deep as the UERM for me.  

post #238 of 441
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Originally Posted by gnarlsagan View Post
 

Package received. The UERM is much better than my previous experience led me to believe. Could have been fit or comply tips or that my listening abilities were less proficient then. I just ran a few tones and its remarkable how much what I'm hearing coincides with Rin's graph. I get a dip right under 3k and at 8k, and a peak right at 10k. Usually there is a little more variation but this one is right on the money. I seem to be getting very similar bass extension to the ER4S. Almost identical, although UERM bass extension may be able to be improved with a different fit. Will update soon with comparisons to the TFRM (and ER4S of course).

 

What about with actual music :)

post #239 of 441
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Originally Posted by Mimouille View Post

What about with actual music smily_headphones1.gif

I only listen to high-rez tones. :-P
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Originally Posted by gnarlsagan View Post

I only listen to high-rez tones. :-P

 

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