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    All about headphone/iem cables

    Hi I’m trying to educate myself more on the above, not exactly asking for opinions. is there a resource/site/thread that explains the key facts about such cables? eg OCC, OFC and other acronyms and implications 4/8/16 etc strands Braiding Copper/silver plated/silver etc
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    assymetric pads:how to wear?

    thicker part behind ear or in front?
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    Headphone to complement DT 1990

    main genres: jazz, blues, country, ccm wanted something to offer a different flavour to my dt 1990. perhaps a deeper bass but not slamming, richer vocals, not as aggressive.
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    Do IE8s fit with Westone/UE custom cables?

    I've read it doesn't fit the UE tripfi cables but haven't been able to find any info on using the custom cables from UE/Westone with the IE8s.. do they work?   Specifically I'm using the enyo cable for UE customs...   looked through a few pages of search threads but nothing concrete =(
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    would the UE iphone cable fit other IEMs with the same inlet?

    Hoping to get the iphone soon and my concern is cos the prongs on the UE cables are recessed so i'm not sure if it'd fit or work at all with other IEMs with the same jacks like westone/freqs etc?
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    ECHO audiofire 4 comments?

    Not all that much info to find on this product.. especially on the user end.. any users here care to chime in? It's only between this and the EMU 0404 USB. What bugs me most about this is alot of the levels needing to be adjusted via software.. did that bug u all over time? thanks...
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    ECHO audiofire 4 comments?

    Not all that much info to find on this product.. especially on the user end.. any users here care to chime in? It's only between this and the EMU 0404 USB. What bugs me most about this is alot of the levels needing to be adjusted via software.. did that bug u all over time? thanks...
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    simple question: Is Ecost.com an authorized shure reseller? Warranty covered under their invoice?

    Hi there, been trying to search for an answer but nothing concrete... are they authorized? would I have warranty issues with them? thanks for any help!! Urgent!
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    connectors/splitter for Westone ES?

    Anyone know the model of the connectors and splitters used for the Westone ES cable? Can't seem to google it right..
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    listening thru ipod line out w/o amp!

    Just out of curiousity's sake, I tried to A/B my nano's headphone out vs the lineout without an amp. I used a sendstation dock at the lineout and my freq shows into the dock. At the risk of my ears, I listened to some lossless/high encoded songs. To my amazement, the difference was stark...
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    Durability of ICs/LODs

    Hi all, how durable are your amp/ipod ICs or LODs... Been looking around at some DIY ppl (Stevenkelbys) and at the qables special offer... Basically stevenkelby has lifetime warranty whereas the qables offers have only limited warranty.. probably that's why they're more affordable too...
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    What's a switchcraft?

    I've been reading about some ICs having switchcraft jacks... what're they? Is it a sound thing or a fit thing? Would they be ok on say a meier headsix amp?
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    Case for custom monitors

    as i await my freq shows... I thought i'd ask around for suggestions for a nice, useful, SMALL hardcase for them. they come with some small pouch.. hardly stg I'd use to keep something so valuable!! I've heard of Pelican but all they have are those rather bulky cases, and I'd rather not...
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    Custom 3 and trance music

    Anyone know how the custom 3s would cope with trance/electronic music? I'm considering these but I also know that different IEMs have strengths in different genres of music. As i'm an avid listener of trance, would the Custom 3s do well with that genre? Happy to hear of any experience. =)...
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    simple qs.. USB, TOSLINK or COAXIAL?

    which do you prefer as audio links between your source to a DAC? Please go give your views, much appreciated... also.. i read alot on comparisons b/w coaxial and toslink.. but rather few on USB 2.0 as an audio cable... is there a reason for this? newer technology perhaps?
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    Anywhere in SG to get wide range of audiophile cds?

    The only I place I know with an extended section for audiophiles is at Gramophone... even then it's not a huge variety? Anyone know where there's more extensive range? bonus if it's more affordable haha
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