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post #421 of 5287
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Originally Posted by Shay Katzir View Post
 

I'm trying to decide between the custom K10 & the Universals 6 (cost no object). I listen to Jazz & Classic music & natural presentation is important to me, as well as sound quality and most important - not a grain of harshness or thinness in the highs.

 

are those two iems close to those criteria? whose closer?

 

I'd also like to know if you think the sound quality difference between the two (6 & 10), is so big that it would worth the extra hassle of making impressions, sending them, waiting, taking risk of miss-fit, having to send back (i live in israel), etc..

 

I'll appreciate if i could get an answer before the discount ends.

 

thanks

I haven't had the pleasure of the 6, but as I have said before (and most likely will again), the K10 is utterly amazing. Only downside is that you will need to get impressions done and there will be a wait while they build it.

post #422 of 5287
Any idea when does the sales end? Need more time to think....
post #423 of 5287
There's a countdown on the website letting you know how much time is left.
post #424 of 5287
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Originally Posted by Sorensiim View Post
 

The K10 still has PLENTY of kick, trust me - But a more neutral tuning than the 8. You won't get a bass boost, but when the bass is in the music, it will hit you HARD. The 8 is still the king of electro to me though and damn nice with rock (Rage Against The Machine, Metallica, Rammstein)... Hard to go wrong with either.

Thanks for the input.

 

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Originally Posted by matthewh133 View Post
 

Sounds good. I was originally going with the K10, might stick with it.

Damn first world problems!

I found a solution!

 

Here's my Peli 1020 with my 8.A (old Heir Audio version) and the K10! :D

post #425 of 5287

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Originally Posted by matthewh133 View Post
 


Tell me about it, I got aesthetics to decide on as well..

I think that's the hardest part...

 

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Originally Posted by Sorensiim View Post
 

I found a solution!

 

Here's my Peli 1020 with my 8.A (old Heir Audio version) and the K10! :D

Nice, you get the best of both worlds.

post #426 of 5287

Yay, I can stop stressing. Order done. Went with the 10C. Now time to get the impressions done and sent in!

post #427 of 5287
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Originally Posted by Shay Katzir View Post

I'm trying to decide between the custom K10 & the Universals 6 (cost no object). I listen to Jazz & Classic music & natural presentation is important to me, as well as sound quality and most important - not a grain of harshness or thinness in the highs.

are those two iems close to those criteria? whose closer?

I'd also like to know if you think the sound quality difference between the two (6 & 10), is so big that it would worth the extra hassle of making impressions, sending them, waiting, taking risk of miss-fit, having to send back (i live in israel), etc..

I'll appreciate if i could get an answer before the discount ends.

thanks

Shalom,

I have the Kaiser 10 and I've had a week with a prototype of the Noble 6 and I listen to a lot of classical.

For just sound quality, you've got the good kind of problem here, because both the Kaiser and the Noble 6 have incredible treble if you want full, bright, smooth and non-fatiguing.

I would say that if you want a flat, natural sound and avoid possible long-distance re-fits with a ciem, then go with the Noble 6. It's going to be very popular as the word gets out about its sound.

If you want a richer sound and all the benefits of a custom fit, go with the Kaiser 10. It's better technically, giving you a supreme level of refinement, but the Noble 6 is just plain excellent, so go with the one that has the tuning and fit you want.

Both will sound great with classical.
Edited by Kunlun - 11/29/13 at 6:55am
post #428 of 5287
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Originally Posted by Sorensiim View Post
 

The K10 still has PLENTY of kick, trust me - But a more neutral tuning than the 8. You won't get a bass boost, but when the bass is in the music, it will hit you HARD. The 8 is still the king of electro to me though and damn nice with rock (Rage Against The Machine, Metallica, Rammstein)... Hard to go wrong with either.

 

 

RAMMSTEIN?! you got my attention!

 

 

btw i tried heir 8.0 with rammstein as well, and dayum! now i'm wondering how well can rammstein sound with K10.

post #429 of 5287
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Originally Posted by FullCircle View Post

Yes, that is technically a Wizard design, but it could be replicated as those features can be found on the web site/order form

Clear canal
Amber shell
Amboyna face plate
Gold nugget

Special instructions

Gold nugget in canal and shell
Face plate two tone amboyna

Be warned, two tone amboyna is rare and we do not have a lot of that in stock

Does the picture of K10 shown on your website has the amboyna faceplate as well?
post #430 of 5287
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Originally Posted by lxl88 View Post


Does the picture of K10 shown on your website has the amboyna faceplate as well?

 

 

The K10 found on the product page of the noble website is:

 

Shell - Amber + Gold Nugget

Canals - Clear + Gold Nugget

Face plate - Amber + Gold Nugget

 

No amboyna was used to build that particular set of K10 CIEMs

 

 

 

Now when you say "Your WebSite" I assume you mean the Noble web site, but if youer are talking about the Noble Face book page, the design is

 

 

Shell - Amber - Gold Nugget

Canals - Clear + Gold Nugget

Face Plate - Two tone amboyna

 

Two tone amboyna is rare and we have a very limited amount of that type of wood.


Edited by FullCircle - 11/29/13 at 9:14am

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post #431 of 5287

Wondering if the Noble 4 still has kick to it in the bass region, I don't particularly need a bass-emphasized sound but I'd like some punch and depth to the bass. Thinking along the lines of the GR07 here.
Would they be more bassy than the Heir Audio 4.Ai or similarly balanced?

Thanks

post #432 of 5287
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Originally Posted by nehcrow View Post
 

Wondering if the Noble 4 still has kick to it in the bass region, I don't particularly need a bass-emphasized sound but I'd like some punch and depth to the bass. Thinking along the lines of the GR07 here.
Would they be more bassy than the Heir Audio 4.Ai or similarly balanced?

Thanks

 

It definitely has some kick. Not majorly emphasized, but plenty adequate for most listeners. I only spent limited time with the 4.Ai but from memory I'd say the 4C has both more and better lows. Slightly more impact and presence, maybe just caused by the increased clarity/definition. A neutral CIEM for sure, but not boring, dry, or soft sounding at all.  

post #433 of 5287
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Originally Posted by FullCircle View Post


The K10 found on the product page of the noble website is:

Shell - Amber + Gold Nugget
Canals - Clear + Gold Nugget
Face plate - Amber + Gold Nugget

No amboyna was used to build that particular set of K10 CIEMs



Now when you say "Your WebSite" I assume you mean the Noble web site, but if youer are talking about the Noble Face book page, the design is


Shell - Amber - Gold Nugget
Canals - Clear + Gold Nugget
Face Plate - Two tone amboyna

Two tone amboyna is rare and we have a very limited amount of that type of wood.

Sorry for the confusion. You were right I was refering to noble's website.
post #434 of 5287
If I want to have the lab to inspect pictures of my impressions before I send them in, who do I email those to? Nancy?
post #435 of 5287
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If I want to have the lab to inspect pictures of my impressions before I send them in, who do I email those to? Nancy?

Yeah, I was required to send them to Nancy.

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