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  1. davidmolliere liked Deezel177's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    I gotcha, man! :D "The ESR puts a little twist on things with a beautifully warm upper-bass. It's not accentuated per se, but compared...

    May 20, 2018 at 4:34 PM
  2. davidmolliere liked natemact's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    Ya many factors at play. Sometimes it can be an awkward hand-off between bass and mids or recessed mids themselves making for a...

    May 20, 2018 at 4:33 PM
  3. davidmolliere liked flinkenick's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    Howdy, Phantom and 5-Way share some general characteristics throughout their presentation. Both have a stage that is fairly even in...

    May 20, 2018 at 4:30 PM
  4. davidmolliere liked mrears's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    I've read and reread @flinkenick comparison: So I guess the main difference would be that the 5 way is a bit warmer and smoother in...

    May 20, 2018 at 4:29 PM
  5. davidmolliere liked flinkenick's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    Yep that's definitely one top-of-the-line hand. The thumb is a little bit recessed, but the pronounced middle finger certainly gives it...

    May 20, 2018 at 4:25 PM
  6. davidmolliere liked PinkyPowers's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    I agree wholeheartedly with your descriptions. That's what I mean when I use those terms, also. :D

    May 20, 2018 at 4:23 PM
  7. davidmolliere liked noper's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    Phantom ended my IEM search, lol. I prefer it to my Ether Flows. From here, it’s all side-grades.

    May 20, 2018 at 4:22 PM
  8. davidmolliere liked ctsooner22's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    Another GREAT write up Daniel. Thanks so much for sharing. I look for your posts each time I click over here. I got the CIEM Phantom...

    May 20, 2018 at 4:22 PM
  9. davidmolliere liked Dash's post in the thread Empire Ears - Discussion & Impressions (Formerly EarWerkz).

    I would be more worried about the high output impedance of the R6.

    May 19, 2018 at 3:45 PM
  10. davidmolliere liked Ike1985's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    Alright I've had 4 hours with both of them now, going back and forth: Trio w/ 64 Audio foam tips vs A18t w/M20: X A18t has ever so...

    May 19, 2018 at 3:40 PM
  11. davidmolliere liked Arkady Duntov's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    I forgot I that I still own the HD-650 which liked very much. However, it didn't seem to have the detail of the AKG 702 or 7XX, so I...

    May 18, 2018 at 12:24 PM
  12. davidmolliere liked Deezel177's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    Energetic and fun both imply lots of dynamic energy, which stems from presence in both the bass and treble. Any combination of a...

    May 18, 2018 at 12:22 PM
  13. davidmolliere liked Deezel177's post in the thread flinkenick's 17 Flagship IEM Shootout thread (and general high-end portable audio discussion).

    It looks like you may be looking for a fun and energetic sound without much thickness in the lower-midrange. You may find the UE18+ Pro...

    May 18, 2018 at 12:21 PM
  14. davidmolliere liked PinkyPowers's post in the thread Empire Ears - Discussion & Impressions (Formerly EarWerkz).

    Spending some time with Leonidas for my Legend X now, instead of the Tri-Copper I've enjoyed so much. The Leo pairing introduces a...

    May 18, 2018 at 12:20 PM