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post #121 of 776
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Originally Posted by Hisoundfi View Post

Lmfao @ comparing headphones to women. So, are the stax wifey material?

Somebody compare the kc06a to the Carbo tenore, or should I say someone compare the ostry blonde bimbo to the zero audio brunette bombshell?



Are you saying blonde bimbos can give you the night of your life, while brunette bombshells can only give good hugs? :)

post #122 of 776
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Originally Posted by Hisoundfi View Post

Lmfao @ comparing headphones to women. So, are the stax wifey material?

Somebody compare the kc06a to the Carbo tenore, or should I say someone compare the ostry blonde bimbo to the zero audio brunette bombshell?

Stax are indeed wife material. But..."behind every beautiful woman, you'll find a man that's tired of f***ing her."
So it is with this hobby. No matter how good a headphone is, we still seek out that strange.
post #123 of 776
Ha!

I'm saying, which one is gna take all my money, and leave me broke and alone, and which one is gna treat me good and be something I wanna actually listen to in a few years?

Muahahaha
Edited by Hisoundfi - 5/16/14 at 11:42am
post #124 of 776
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Originally Posted by Kamakahah View Post

Ok. Put 1.5 hours of listening in. I'm ready to make some first impressions.

Ran through a variety of tracks, frequency sweeps, binaural testing tracks and pink noise.

These are early impressions with an out-of-the-box earphone that I plan to give at least 50 hours of burn-in.

I only listened using a Fiji X3 with firmware 2.14beta. I plan on trying it with a C&C BH on the line out as well as other sources after burn-in. Didn't like the stock tips, so I switched to JVC FX850 tips.
On to the impressions.

Highs: forward, sparkly but lacking extension. Seems to be a peak in the 2-5hz. Micro details are lost.

Mids: Warm and smooth. Not recessed but definitely a step back from the rest of the spectrum. Lacks the dynamics and excitement of the bass and highs. Almost seems blunted. I'm love my midrange and this just doesn't leave me fulfilled.

Bass: Strong with some serious thump and rumble. Extends surprising low with authority: However, it has a midbass hump that kind of overshadows the subbass. A little bleeding into the lower-mids but goes unnoticed on most tracks.

Details and separation: The separation is a step above average, no real complaints there. Details are good except in the upper highs. I wasn't let down, but not really impressed.

Comfort and build: light weight and small. I have small canals despite the large nature of my pinna in general. When trying for a solid,deep insertion with the single flanges, there was some discomfort until I found the right angle.
They look great. Feel plasticy and the cables is annoyingly rubbery and springy. Forgot to check microphonics, but it didn't seem to bother me.

Soundstage: Everything is forward. Height, depth, and and width are all mediocre.

Overall: The sound is very forward and in your face. Would be great for EDM, Rap, and Pop. Not really great for live recordings or female vocals.
The pink noises was very revealing and accurate to my impressions from the tracks. While some things might settle into place, I don't see the soundstage changing at all. After having the JVC FX850 in my ears the past few days straight, there is really no comparison. These are simply outclassed. Not my cup of tea I guess, maybe they will be for others.
There are a lot of fantastic options under $100. These are pretty good for $80. I think they'd be better at $60. Even then, my personal preferences would pick the Havi B3 pro V1 over this.

***These are initial impressions. My opinion of what I hear with my specific setup. YMMV. My opinion may change after some burn-in and more head time, but I doubt it.***

Revolution? Naw.

 

 

Which IEMs do you find good for female vocals?

post #125 of 776
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Originally Posted by Kamakahah View Post

We'll see about source synergy. It definitely plays a factor. That said, there are glaring flaws that no amount of synergy, tips, or burn-in can change: Soundstage being the most blatant. It's like standing two feet away from a wall of speakers. The binaural recordings that I listened to for depth, height, and overall 3d presentation really showed their shortcomings in that area.
The positional cues were still on target as far as direction, so that's a plus.

Are these on youtube?

post #126 of 776
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Originally Posted by Grayson73 View Post

Are these on youtube?
There are some that can be found there. The specific ones I was referring to are from the new Dr.Chesky ultimate headphone binaural recordings. Picked it up with the Head-fiers discount when it came out.
I also used wav files from other sites for frequency ranges and sweeps. Tried the Cardas app on my HTC ONE m8 for the lawlz. A quick good search and you'll find a few places.
post #127 of 776
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Originally Posted by NLNH View Post
 

 

Guess that really depends on the preference of music genres but kc06a has more opened highs

Do you have Tenore and KC06A?  I haven't heard from anyone who has both.


Edited by Grayson73 - 5/16/14 at 12:46pm
post #128 of 776
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I have the fx850 the kc06A, kc06 gold 😁
post #129 of 776
Right at 24 ours of burn. Decided to try them straight out of a clip+. It's scary good for such a simple setup.
post #130 of 776
Thread Starter 
You liking them is see😌
post #131 of 776
It's not that I didn't like them, it's that it has some flaws that I found personally too glaring. The clip+ isn't the most resolving source. It tends to round off the rough edges, so to speak. It leaves them with a less fatiguing sound for my ears. I have a sensitivity to high frequencies. Hopefully that will fade as I grow old and lose my range of hearing. Or I could streamline the process and just listen to loud music until I damage them enjoy the simple bliss of hearing loss. 😄
Edited by Kamakahah - 5/16/14 at 1:29pm
post #132 of 776
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Originally Posted by Hisoundfi View Post

Lmfao @ comparing headphones to women. 

Basshead IEMs

 

 

Neutral IEMs

 

 

 

"Fun" IEMs

 

 

Now that's comparing IEMs to girls...

post #133 of 776
If we compare iems to girls I guess we are all getting some head...........fi

Muahahaha
post #134 of 776
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Neutral IEMs

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And all this time, I thought I liked neutral iems. I might have to rethink that!

post #135 of 776
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Originally Posted by waynes world View Post

And all this time, I thought I liked neutral iems. I might have to rethink that!
I used to think I liked mid-centric iems, I wonder wth that would look like?!?!
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