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  1. DwightLooi

    XBA-4 -- $350 Verdict

    OK, I plucked down $290 for a pair of XBA-4SL (Japanese version with 0.4m short chord w/ straight mini-plug + 0.9 m extension). I got the Japanese version because of the short cord length which works better for me. Unfortunately, I found it unlistenable.   First, let me be fair to the XBA-4...
  2. DwightLooi

    The best portables you ever owned...

    Just wondering what you guys think are the best portable players new or old. For me its as follows:- Sony Walkman WM-501 : Hey its small, well built and its my first decent portable cassette player. Used it with MDR-E464 buds. (1987) Sony Walkman WM-701C : My second Walkman, its...
  3. DwightLooi

    Any take on Apple's new In-Ear Headphones?

    I just came across the fact that Apple has a new In-Ear Headphone available while reading up on the new iPod Mini. It is apparently a canal phone and like everything from Apple it looks nice. Now I must say that Apple's Earbud sounded really...
  4. DwightLooi

    New! Sony MDR-EX71SL any takes??

    Has anyone had the opportunity to try a pair of Sony's new EX71SL intra canal bud phones?
  5. DwightLooi

    Sony MDR-EX70LP or MDR-E888?

    I am trying to decide between the Sony MDR-E888 and the MDR-EX70LP earphones. Price doesn't concern me; I willing willing pay US$300 for a set of earbuds if they make them and they sound great. The problem is that I cannot seem to find a store in the US where I can actually try them! I can buy...