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    Portable noise isolating / cancelling setup? - $500-1000

    Yeah that all makes sense. I think I might try to reshell the UE900s and then get a pair of the Sony's for the ANC after selling everything else. Thanks for your help SilverEars!
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    Portable noise isolating / cancelling setup? - $500-1000

    Yeah that makes a lot of sense. I guess the IEMs themselves are not IPX rated and that's the expensive component. Have you compared how custom IEMs noise isolation compare to ANC? I understand ANC is nowadays top notch, but if custom IEMs can get close I'm willing to compromise for sound quality.
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    Portable noise isolating / cancelling setup? - $500-1000

    Is there a reason the UE 18+ CSX WITH FOSTEX TM2 setup doesn't work? I could use an aux cable with them, they should have good isolation, apparently the TM2 are IPX 5 rated and have a mic? I know they're above my price range rn though
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    Portable noise isolating / cancelling setup? - $500-1000

    Hey All, Currently I have: Bose QC25, micro iDSD Black Label + HD6XXs DT770 32 Ohm (looking to sell) UE900s (broken shell). Samsung AKG headphones (came with my phone) Unfortunately the setup is not fully covering my use cases (described below) so I'm considering selling everything and...
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    DUNU DN-1000 vs Klipsch X7 vs RHA MA750i vs Beyerdynamic DT-770 32 Ohm

    So I recently picked up the first three IEMS and wanted to a comparison between them. I will be parting with them except the DT-770 soon so I thought I'd write a comparison before that time comes.    Before I begin my review I would like to say that I am by no means an audiophile. Here is my...
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    OnePlus One

    Okay what do I need to do to test the Maxxaudio issue? I opened up audioFX. Sorry I'm not very familiar with what Maxx Audio is. 
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    OnePlus One

    What is the general consensus on the audio quality of the One Plus One? Because my Dt-770's 32 ohm seems to sound better from my laptop then the phone. I am on CM12 if that affects anything. 
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    Listening to $100+ headphone directly from a smartphone?

    I apologize, I meant expensive mp3/audio players.        Thanks so much for your detailed explanation. Really goes to show how awesome this community is. Thanks!
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    Listening to $100+ headphone directly from a smartphone?

    Hi I am relatively novice headphone user, here's the headphones/IEMS I've listened to: 1. RE-0 2. Monster Turbine  3. Monster Turbine Pro Copper 4. ATH-CKS77 5. Beyerdynamic Dt-770 Pro 32 Ohm 6. Klipsch Pro Media 2.1 Computer Speakers 7. A ton of crappy come with your device headphones  ...
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    Secret Santa IEMS for less than $30.

    I am in a secret santa and am looking to get my friends some headphones to introduce them to the world of audiophiles :). I'm not looking to spend too much so if you guys could give me a recommendation for a pair under $30, that'd be great. I'm currently looking at these...
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    Monster Turbine Pro Copper Replacements

    When you say it is V shaped, are you talking about the sound quality? Also, thanks a lot for the suggestions. Really appreciate it. 
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    Monster Turbine Pro Copper Replacements

    Hi. About a year ago I bought a pair of Monster Turbine Copper Pro's, which come with a lifetime warranty. Since then, the headphones have broken, been replaced, and now have broken for a second time. With the warranty I'm allowed to have them replaced again but when I called Monster they said...
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    Monster Headphones Replacements

    Hi. About a year ago I bought a pair of Monster Turbine Copper Pro's, which come with a lifetime warranty. Since then, the headphones have broken, been replaced, and now have broken for a second time. With the warranty I'm allowed to have them replaced again but when I called Monster they said...
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    The Deals Thread (CLOSED! See the last post for the link to the new thread)

    Direct from Soundprofessionals facebook page: "This one is crazy! Until Midnight tonight only EST, ATH-M50 headphones are $99.00. Ignore the $40 coupon on the website and use this FB only coupon for $60 off - enter code at checkout: "ATH-M50-FB-SPECIAL". This will expire at midnight...
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