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post #421 of 764

So my last pair of Westone UM2 lasted for 4 years, after the cord broke down. Overally Iwas very pleased with them. Now, thinking of buying a new pair. Should I go for the UM 20 Pro or UM 10 Pro? Is there big differences in the quality? Any other thoughts? Thanks for your help guys!

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Email Earphonesolutions for some recomendations.   They are very helpful and have done sound tests on all of them.

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Originally Posted by eheeb View Post

So my last pair of Westone UM2 lasted for 4 years, after the cord broke down. Overally Iwas very pleased with them. Now, thinking of buying a new pair. Should I go for the UM 20 Pro or UM 10 Pro? Is there big differences in the quality? Any other thoughts? Thanks for your help guys!

In quality there is no difference, in sound they are different. If you loved the sound of the 20s dont change, if you are up for a change in sound the um 10s are not bad at all, their sound is dynamic and adapts well to EQing
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Got some Comply Ts-100 for the UM Pro30 and I must say they do improve, not warmer like most foam tips, they actually have more sparkle and also tighter lows, I think this is because of the wider tip opening in the canal. They do sound very good with the Comply tips, and also comfort is excellent too.

 

http://www.complyfoam.com/products/ts-100/

post #425 of 764
Exactly! I have only 1 left for my XBA-4. Keeping and not using it xD just don't know why though, after a few months of using it, the top, ear the end of the eartips always splits :/
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That is the only downside of the Comply tips, the life span is not very long

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Ok, here I am again to confirm the Pro 50 do have a little too much mid-bass emphases (hump) that make me less willing to go longer than 2 hours per section. 

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That remains me "too much of good things" can hurt.

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That remains me "too much of good things" can hurt.
Um pro 50 is the only IEM from around 25 that i have that i can keep on for more than 6 hours straight. It's the definition of non-fatigue
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Thanks. 

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Um pro 50 is the only IEM from around 25 that i have that i can keep on for more than 6 hours straight. It's the definition of non-fatigue

Thanks. With general use (everyday use) with contend from youtube and other source are fine but for critical listing section with high quality file, the mid-bass problem is more pronounced

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Thanks.

Thanks. With general use (everyday use) with contend from youtube and other source are fine but for critical listing section with high quality file, the mid-bass problem is more pronounced

I use DAPs like AK120 (with or without portble amps like E12, headstage and others), Fiio X5, and FiioE18/Samsunge note 3, and I have a very big cllection of 24 bit flacs. I can clearly see what you mean with the mid bass being overwhelming, but I think it was a good compromise to deliver those amasing end to end drums crashes with impressive reality. it makes songs with no real/live drummers glotted for sure, but it serves guitarists, bass players and singers with a great boost of energy that the drummers usually only deliver to themselves. Everytime I put on the UM Pro 50 I get astounded by the sound of the drumming, from the kick drums to snars to cymbals each hit seems real and energetic. For all other feelings in music, I use the IE800. I cant get over how amazingly detailed and spacious it is. But of course those all being portable options

post #432 of 764
The mid bass "problem" as some may perceive is limited to the stock cable. The stock cable isn't capable of controlling the mid bass emphasis as well as after market cables.
I've auditioned several silver plated copper, OCC copper, pure silver and silver+gold cables ... All with the mmcx connectors that fit the Pro 50.
Never did I hear the mid bass emphasis "bloom" back with any of these replacement cables which makes me think it's the way the stock cable sounds.
All the replacement cables sounded different in terms of detail and bass tightness, with the silver+gold cable sounded the best having the most controlled bass in all regions! with nice extension both low and in the higher treble regions without sounding fatiguing. Pure silver cables had less bass but more detail than the stock cable.
Not yet tried but I've read good comments about Toxic Cables, specifically the Silver Poison and Silver Widow. Awaiting Frank's feedback to purchase either one of those.
post #433 of 764

The after market cable seems to be the best solution of this. Anyone tired Shure SE846?

post #434 of 764

Good-day everyone,

 

Does anyone have any input or suggestion in regards of after market cable? And any idea if the Oyaide series for Shure will fit the Pro 50 or how it sounds? Again, browsing through Head-Fi had cost me a pair of Pro 50, hopefully it will arrive tomorrow, can't wait! :D Cheers.

post #435 of 764
Song audio "Galaxy Plus" will shine the highs and mids brilliantly for pro50.
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