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post #3376 of 5505

Hmm, I'm guessing a belt buckle that doubles as a cable and storage. :blink:

post #3377 of 5505
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Originally Posted by bangkokkid View Post

How many different kinds of balanced terminations are there?

A lot of them.. not infinite though..

I like Moon-Audio's approach very much.. the headphones are wired in "balanced mode" and you have a "adapter pack".. short cables with balanced mini xlr in one end that fits the main cable, and different balanced and single ended plugs in the other end. Works perfectly!

http://www.moon-audio.com/moon-audio-silver-dragon-v1-iem-extension-adapter-cable.html
post #3378 of 5505
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Originally Posted by ibbreezy View Post

Hmm, I'm guessing a belt buckle that doubles as a cable and storage. blink.gif

Stylish AND usefull
post #3379 of 5505
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Originally Posted by nOtEcH View Post

A lot of them.. not infinite though..

I like Moon-Audio's approach very much.. the headphones are wired in "balanced mode" and you have a "adapter pack".. short cables with balanced mini xlr in one end that fits the main cable, and different balanced and single ended plugs in the other end. Works perfectly!

http://www.moon-audio.com/moon-audio-silver-dragon-v1-iem-extension-adapter-cable.html
I use those very same quick connect cables from Moon Audio, I go from 2.5 mm for my AK-240, then switch to 1/4 on the same cable. Very practical..
post #3380 of 5505
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Originally Posted by bangkokkid View Post


How many different kinds of balanced terminations are there?


Too many! 4-pin XLR, dual 3-pin XLR, Kobiconn 4-pin (the square types commonly referred to as RSA), the 2.5 mm TRRS...and those are just some of  more common types seen with consumer headphone and amp gear. The Kobiconn wasn't even originally used for audio, but Ray Samuels and ALO use it to good effect in their portable amps. Professional gear and legacy equipment, lighting, power...even just the XLR connector has many variations.

post #3381 of 5505
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Originally Posted by bangkokkid View Post


How many different kinds of balanced terminations are there?

 

When you release the Noble DAP (:D) you can just produce a cable with the balanced connector that suits the DAP :wink_face:

post #3382 of 5505

After using my K10s on and off I'm left perplexed by my left earpiece's fit. Like it sounds a bit more muffled than my right whenever I insert it fully. When I pull on my earlobe a bit it sounds like everything becomes unblocked and everything comes through. I hope this is just me putting them in wrong and not a fit issue.

post #3383 of 5505
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Originally Posted by Nichief View Post
 

After using my K10s on and off I'm left perplexed by my left earpiece's fit. Like it sounds a bit more muffled than my right whenever I insert it fully. When I pull on my earlobe a bit it sounds like everything becomes unblocked and everything comes through. I hope this is just me putting them in wrong and not a fit issue.

I had a similar issue when I first received my K10s, but I think in my case is was partly due to having a cold at the time. Sometimes I can just pop in both the right and left side perfectly. Once in a while, though, I may have to gently twist the left side back a forth once or twice to get it seated properly, since my left ear canal has a bit of a kink. The first time I tried them, I had to do the same earlobe tug. If I insert them from a higher angle (not just straight in) and give them a slight twist, they go in perfectly on the first try.

 

The only other thing I'd be aware of is, ahem, ear wax.

post #3384 of 5505
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Originally Posted by Nichief View Post
 

After using my K10s on and off I'm left perplexed by my left earpiece's fit. Like it sounds a bit more muffled than my right whenever I insert it fully. When I pull on my earlobe a bit it sounds like everything becomes unblocked and everything comes through. I hope this is just me putting them in wrong and not a fit issue.

You might have the same issue I have had with some IEM's - I have a pretty severe turn in my ears - that's why I often have to have a shallow fit with some universal IEM's - the audio fires at a sharp angle and can be muffled. I can't get even small IEM's like Er-4PT or VC02's to go deep because of that turn. Customs have helped in this respect, but you could be in a situation where the bores are angled oddly and the sound isn't entering your canal evenly.

 

I don't know if this example shows it well enough, but it is a tight corner...

 

post #3385 of 5505
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Originally Posted by Nichief View Post
 

After using my K10s on and off I'm left perplexed by my left earpiece's fit. Like it sounds a bit more muffled than my right whenever I insert it fully. When I pull on my earlobe a bit it sounds like everything becomes unblocked and everything comes through. I hope this is just me putting them in wrong and not a fit issue.

 

If you conclude it is a fit issue, let us know and we can work on re-fitting it for you. Sounds like a number of other things could be going on though.

Brannan Mason

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

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post #3386 of 5505
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Originally Posted by Nichief View Post

After using my K10s on and off I'm left perplexed by my left earpiece's fit. Like it sounds a bit more muffled than my right whenever I insert it fully. When I pull on my earlobe a bit it sounds like everything becomes unblocked and everything comes through. I hope this is just me putting them in wrong and not a fit issue.

Please send photos of them inserted in your ears

Dr. John Moulton

Here at Noble, we craft some of the finest universal and custom in-ear monitors available today. 

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post #3387 of 5505

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These arrived safely last Friday (delivery only took 2 days) and I've been in love with them since.  I really love the purple with silver nuggets design.  Rather than doing a re-print, I asked the guys at Noble to take the original design and get me something slightly different, yet retaining the original flavor.  They really delivered on that and I love the faceplate.  The fit is perfect as is the finish.

 

I haven't touched any other of my iems (1plus2, MH335, Roxanne universal, Shure 846) since last Friday.

 

Looking forward to getting another set from them just for the awesome look!  (maybe when they have a sale...)

post #3388 of 5505
Noble dudes, you sent me the pictures of my IEMs last Saturday but I haven't received the confirmation email saying it's been posted, is that normal? Not sure what usually happens here.
post #3389 of 5505
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Originally Posted by shumala View Post
 

 

These arrived safely last Friday (delivery only took 2 days) and I've been in love with them since.  I really love the purple with silver nuggets design.  Rather than doing a re-print, I asked the guys at Noble to take the original design and get me something slightly different, yet retaining the original flavor.  They really delivered on that and I love the faceplate.  The fit is perfect as is the finish.

 

I haven't touched any other of my iems (1plus2, MH335, Roxanne universal, Shure 846) since last Friday.

 

Looking forward to getting another set from them just for the awesome look!  (maybe when they have a sale...)

 

How do these compare to 1plus2? Up until now, I haven't heard an IEM that beats the 1plus2 in terms of imaging/soundstage and bass tightness/speed. Would love to hear how you feel they compare. 

 

Thanks!

post #3390 of 5505
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Originally Posted by matthewh133 View Post

Noble dudes, you sent me the pictures of my IEMs last Saturday but I haven't received the confirmation email saying it's been posted, is that normal? Not sure what usually happens here.

Did you send them confirmation that you are happy with the design? In the emails they sent me, they asked if I was happy with them before sending them out. If you've done that already, then not sure what the delay would be.  

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