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  1. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Having sent back my recent TWS acquisitions the QCII (for reasons already largely detailed) but mainly because of the criminal lack of passive mode, the Vista 2 (not enough of an improvement for running over the Bomaker 2 and useless ANC) and the Jabra Elite 7 Active (just didn't stay in my...
  2. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    With no sign of a passive mode I have asked for a return of the QCII and made it clear why, hopefully other people who need TWS when cycling or running or in windy conditions will do the same and they'll add that most basic of options available on $50 ANC TWS !
  3. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Jaybird Vista 2 and Jabra 7 Pro came in last week, as part of my search for the best running TWS. The Jabra are a bust, don't stay in my ears, sound is bland and ANC weak. Didn't even try running with the them given the poor fit. Almost as bad as the XM3. The Jaybird don't have these problems...
  4. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Tried another run with the Bose QCII and it was a complete disaster ! Not so much the amplified wind noise (it's there but not as distracting as when riding a bike) but some kind of "slapping" noise that seems to come from the ANC. Since you can't switch ANC (or hear-through) off it can't be...
  5. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Still experimenting with "closed" TWSs for running to replace my trusty "open" X12s...after the Bomaker SiFi II, ok but pretty "thuddy" and audio not spectacular, I tried the EarFun Free Pro 2 and they sound better (ANC off of course due to the wind noise) but don't stay in place quite as well...
  6. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Good news for the "thud" that works for you but what about the wind 'noise? Even when walking you can hear it so when running it's really bad. Did you find a setting that cancels it? There "running" mode is just ANC set to 50% AFAICT.
  7. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    oh ok and the fact that you can't turn off ANC/Aware doesn"t generate too much annoying wind noise when running ? On a bike they probably can't be used at all :-(
  8. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Might need to try the QC1 again then...it seems you don't use them for running anymore, did they come into harm's way ?
  9. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Thanks for the tip. Might be a good time to check them out at last ! Do they only come with "comply type" foams ? Are they more durable ? Must say I've never been a fan as they degrade quickly and don't enjoy having to "shape them" before using them.
  10. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    QCII just came in and the ANC sounds like it could be the best I've ever "heard" ! It does even better than my current goto ANC earbuds, the EarFun Free Pro 2. QC15 are left behind too, impressive ! Will try running with them tomorrow.
  11. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    I tried running with my Bomaker SiFi II that I use on my home trainer normally as they have the best passive isolation I've heard (useful for the massive fan I use) and they stay in my ears reasonably well in spite of the heavy sweating. Incredibly the "thud" was not bad at all in spite of the...
  12. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    When running in noisy environments it would certainly help, fortunately it's rarely my case. Even with the APP1 that were supposed to have some "vents" to avoid the "thump" I wasn't very convinced and I could hear some "tearing" that was probably due to interference with the ANC. I'm surprised...
  13. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Lucky you, already been able to test the QCII ? With a tight seal they probably won't work for running though. Talking of which it seems my trusty X12 are finally giving up the ghost after 4 years of use (got them around Xmas 2018 I believe) with the volume in the left earbud now very low. I...
  14. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Not too annoyed by the inevitable "thump" or have you found a way around that with specific settings?
  15. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Sure ! Glad you're getting along well with the Bose QC, I quite liked them I must say but found them a bit big and couldn't really justify their price vs my trusty Echobuds v1 for ANC. BTW did you ever get a hold of the Echobuds v1 ? On top of their overall isolation and form factor what I like...
  16. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    The Anbes/SSK...a blast from the past ! Must admit I'd completely forgotten about these ;-) I owned the SSKs briefly but they were too small for my ears and they kept popping out. I never really got the whole "smallest is better" as long as they're reasonably flush with the ears, like the...
  17. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    So my L3Ps are going back : - the harshness never went away, regardless of the EQ settings - call quality was terrible in my experience, especially when there were kids making noise at the park - after 30 minutes of running (and sweating) it started 'self-pressing", very, very annoying ! -...
  18. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Yep that looks like a great site, very analytical ! I'll use their setting and see if I can get to like the L3Ps a bit more...so far I'm still getting that "harshness" but admittedly a bit less of a gap between the sub bass and the rest.
  19. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Have you experimented more with this app ? This app makes the TaoTronics 94 pretty attractive but I can't find them anywhere, do they exist under another name maybe ? The SoundPeats T2 look pretty similar but they're not compatible with the app based on your findings.
  20. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Yeah, although as one reviewer said I'm not sure why'd you want to do that ? There is also an "adaptive" mode. It would be more useful to be able to tweak the transparency mode that is really poor as of now. Was it as bad on the L2P+ for those who have them ? On the Q30 it's pretty decent so...
  21. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Went out for a run with the L3Ps and for the first time I wasn't too annoyed by the inevitable "thump" that comes with "IEMs"...but that requires the ANC to be on for some reason, without the thump is unbearable as usual. I also found that unlike with my fan test the "wind reduction" setting...
  22. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    And like I wrote, HearID can be "mixed" with the presets, so it can be fine tuned easily. That was not available on the L2Ps.
  23. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Got the L3Ps yesterday and I didn't have very high hopes but I am quite impressed. I did the HearID test twice as I found my ears are a bit different especially in the very high frequencies...I was worried it was going to make them trebbly as reported here but it wasn't too bad and it got even...
  24. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Ah ok so with the Fiil T1XS and its EQ you could probably replicate the sound of the "Earfun Oluv" ?
  25. webvan

    Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?

    Actually I just found out his channel used to be called "Clavinetjunkie" ! I knew that voice and style was somewhat familiar ;-) I watched his portable bluetooth speaker reviews around 2016 and I remember a comment along the lines of "people ask me why I listen to crap music", hehe... Yeah the...
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