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post #781 of 2882
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Originally Posted by B9Scrambler View Post
 

For those having comfort issues...I may have a solution. I installed the rubber o-rings that came with my Sennheiser MX470 earbuds on the Titan 1 today, and wow, much more comfortable. The sharp edges are covered, and while it does make them slightly larger, they still seal perfectly with the large Sony Hybrids.

 


No idea where you could purchase these outside of buying the earbuds, but I'm sure someone who is web-savvy could find em. Hope this helps someone!

 

And they don't cover up the vents either. Excellent!

post #782 of 2882
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And they don't cover up the vents either. Excellent!

Yup....the fit couldn't be much better. Maybe some minor trimming to make it a touch more clean looking, but its not necessary.
post #783 of 2882
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Originally Posted by B9Scrambler View Post
 

For those having comfort issues...I may have a solution. I installed the rubber o-rings that came with my Sennheiser MX470 earbuds on the Titan 1 today, and wow, much more comfortable. The sharp edges are covered, and while it does make them slightly larger, they still seal perfectly with the large Sony Hybrids.

 


No idea where you could purchase these outside of buying the earbuds, but I'm sure someone who is web-savvy could find em. Hope this helps someone!

 

Interesting! I will try this with the rings that come with the DUNU Alpha 1! Great idea dude!

post #784 of 2882

I'm pretty impressed by these little guys.  While I love the sonic qualities of the bass, mids, and treble individually, the mids seem to take a back seat to the bass treble when there's a lot going on.  Does anyone else notice this, or is it just a fitment issue?

post #785 of 2882
Today I had a day long comparative session at work between the Havi B3P1 and the Titans. Now I think I still prefer the Havis. They're a much smoother listen and have deeper, more extended bass. Titans are more elevated in the mid bass. I also think the Titan have less clarity in the treble. Titans are more peaky and forward, Havis are more linear, coherent and I think they extend a tad futher.
That said, the Havis are much more dry in the mids. The Titans are more engaging, more fun and a fuller sound. But Havis are better for longer sessions where you need the music in the background whilst you're working, this is where I do most of my listening. Interesting revelation actually, as I was convinced that I like the Titans more just this morning.

More listening to be had!!!
post #786 of 2882
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Originally Posted by DJScope View Post

Today I had a day long comparative session at work between the Havi B3P1 and the Titans. Now I think I still prefer the Havis. They're a much smoother listen and have deeper, more extended bass. Titans are more elevated in the mid bass. I also think the Titan have less clarity in the treble. Titans are more peaky and forward, Havis are more linear, coherent and I think they extend a tad futher.
That said, the Havis are much more dry in the mids. The Titans are more engaging, more fun and a fuller sound. But Havis are better for longer sessions where you need the music in the background whilst you're working, this is where I do most of my listening. Interesting revelation actually, as I was convinced that I like the Titans more just this morning.

More listening to be had!!!

 

That's a nice comparison there.

Yes, the titan's treble is not the most clearest I have heard, but they pick up almost all the detail and air in and around instruments as much as a BA. They are not as obvious as some BA's in spitting out detail .. but the detail is definitely there.

Would like to hear more impressions from you. :)

(P.S> Not heard the Havi)

post #787 of 2882
Detail was surprising. With some songs it cleared up the base/midst a lot and I've found a few where I didn't like it. Those songs, imo, we're mastered wrong or had the wrong thing done with the music.
post #788 of 2882

Here is another possible solution. Foam tape :) Keeps the edges of the housing elevated away from your ear.


 

 

**Edit: A nice side effect to this is slightly better isolation and slightly less sound leakage.**


Edited by B9Scrambler - 3/23/15 at 5:01am
post #789 of 2882

It's just fun experimenting now :D

 


These o-ring things seem to boost isolation to near-average levels experienced with more traditional iems. I think I'll roll with these at work today and see how it pans out.

post #790 of 2882
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Originally Posted by B9Scrambler View Post

Here is another possible solution. Foam tape smily_headphones1.gif Keeps the edges of the housing elevated away from your ear.


 



**Edit: A nice side effect to this is slightly better isolation and slightly less sound leakage.**

After 1 week with my Titan 1, I love them! Fantastic sound and built quality, extremely comfortable, wonderful cable and very good accessories/packaging. Finally, a phone with fantastic sound that I can lay/sleep on my sides and not worries about ear/neck pain or the pressure diminishing the sound.

My only issue with the Titan is the sound leakage but as an overall package, it's an acceptable negative requiring a minor volume adjustment per my environment to still enjoy them around others. It's one of my biggest pet peeves as I absolutely hate when others can hear or get distracted by what I'm listening to, or worse, vice versa. My wife has already complained several times to turn it down, saw few co-workers and folks on the train glancing over when I'm listening at a satisfying volume level. While I don't have any comfort issues I may try the memory foam idea in an attempt to minimize the leakage since it is this specific reason why I find myself consistantly reaching for my DuoZA instead of the Titan, though the Titan 1 is a tiny tiny bit more refined. I also find the sub-bass of the DuoZA a bit more fun for the type of music I listen to daily which are generally a mixture of dubstep, drum & bass, techno, trance with a bit of Bossa/Jazz/Rock/Metal tossed in depending on the mood.

Sadly though, this guy had the bright idea of saying to his wife who is a bass lover, "..hey....why don't you try the Titan and DuoZA to see how they compare and how better they are compared to your Piston 2...". Well, 3 minutes later I'm left with only the Titan in my hand and now have to "borrow" the DuoZA when available...... confused_face.gifconfused_face.gifangry_face.gif
Edited by lordsinister - 3/23/15 at 9:14am
post #791 of 2882
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Originally Posted by lordsinister View Post

After 1 week with my Titan 1, I love them! Fantastic sound and built quality, extremely comfortable, wonderful cable and very good accessories/packaging. Finally, a phone with fantastic sound that I can lay/sleep on my sides and not worries about ear/neck pain or the pressure diminishing the sound.

My only issue with the Titan is the sound leakage but as an overall package, it's an acceptable negative requiring a minor volume adjustment per my environment to still enjoy them around others. It's one of my biggest pet peeves as I absolutely hate when others can hear or get distracted by what I'm listening to, or worse, vice versa. My wife has already complained several times to turn it down, saw few co-workers and folks on the train glancing over when I'm listening at a satisfying volume level. While I don't have any comfort issues I may try the memory foam idea in an attempt to minimize the leakage since it is this specific reason why I find myself consistantly reaching for my DuoZA instead of the Titan, though the Titan 1 is a tiny tiny bit more refined. I also find the sub-bass of the DuoZA a bit more fun for the type of music I listen to daily which are generally a mixture of dubstep, drum & bass, techno, trance with a bit of Bossa/Jazz/Rock/Metal tossed in depending on the mood.

Sadly though, this guy had the bright idea of saying to his wife who is a bass lover, "..hey....why don't you try the Titan and DuoZA to see how they compare and how better they are compared to your Piston 2...". Well, 3 minutes later I'm left with only the Titan in my hand and now have to "borrow" the DuoZA when available...... confused_face.gifconfused_face.gifangry_face.gif

Give the foam a try. If you can find something more dense, that might be better than what I used. Also, the second type of o-ring I tried boosted isolation about as much, or better than the foam.
post #792 of 2882
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The titans are great at the gym. Actually, for me they are great everywhere. Which is precisely why I am never going to listen to any ciem's like the alclair rsm quad's lol! In fact, now when someone mentions alckair rsm quads, all I hear is "Blah blah blah Ginger!"

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Wayne, you know you want a little listen, you have never heard anything like them, just relax and let the Alclair magic happen......🎶💸
post #793 of 2882
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Originally Posted by DJScope View Post
 

 

Interesting! I will try this with the rings that come with the DUNU Alpha 1! Great idea dude!

 

 

not sure if they ship everywhere but they're out there :)

 

http://headphonespares.sennheiser.co.uk/portable-headphones/mx-470

post #794 of 2882

Some experimenting is in order!

 

 

Not bad.

Better isolation. Less pronounced bass. Less soundstage but imaging seems to be improved.

Terrible! Don't even bother!
post #795 of 2882
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Originally Posted by B9Scrambler View Post
 

It's just fun experimenting now :D

 


These o-ring things seem to boost isolation to near-average levels experienced with more traditional iems. I think I'll roll with these at work today and see how it pans out.

 

After trying different ones. I think I prefer them without anyone of the rings. The slight discomfort doesn't take away how good the Titans sound. 

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