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  1. jemsound

    Multi-Custom In-Ear Monitor Review, Resource, Mfg List & Discussion (Check first post for review links & information)

    Average Joe, Thank you so much for compiling this comprehensive CIEM resource. I was wondering if you or others could give me some advice. I would like to purchase my first set of CIEMs, after having enjoyed a number of universal IEMs for many years, including the ER-4 and Triple-Fi. The...
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    [Review] Future Sonics MG6PRO Ear Monitors: Dynamic Driver Custom-Fit In-Ear Monitors

    I'd be very interested in reading a comparison of the UM Miracle and the FS MG6pro, if anyone has listened in detail to both.
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    [REVIEW]: Sensaphonics 3MAX Silicone Shelled Custom-Fit Stage Monitor And Sensaphonics Appreciation Thread

    I'm wondering if anyone has listened to both the 3Max and the UM Miracle and could compare the two.
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    Buying portable or in-ear headphones? Seeking guidance? DON'T START A NEW THREAD. Ask for advice HERE!

    Thanks for this response. I've been interested in experiencing a custom, but I will read up on the 334 and 1plus2.
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    Buying portable or in-ear headphones? Seeking guidance? DON'T START A NEW THREAD. Ask for advice HERE!

    Hello everyone,   I'm looking for a great set of CIEMs as an extravagant present to myself, and would appreciate some help in choosing.  These would be my first customs.  I am relatively new to high end audio.  (I have been a head-fi member for a number of years, but mostly read and rarely...
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    Review: Portable amp roundup! 56 portable amps reviewed and compared - FINAL update 12-20-10 added RSA SR-71B

    Skylab, This thread continues to be invaluable as a selection guide for those of us who haven't heard a wide range of portable amps. I'm curious about why you say you would choose the iQube if cost weren't an issue. In your review, you rate the 2Move even higher for sound quality, since the...
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    Advice needed: problem with Xin ref input jack

    Has anyone else experienced a problem with the input jack on the Xin reference amp? I've had my reference amp since January, and I use it with a 5g iMod and an ALO cryo iMod dock. After about a month of use I started to notice that the iMod mini plug fits very loosely in the amp's input jack and...
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    Review: Portable amp roundup! 56 portable amps reviewed and compared - FINAL update 12-20-10 added RSA SR-71B

    Quote: Originally Posted by Skylab I spent some time today listening to the USB DACs of the Meier 2Move and the Predator. I found both to provide generally excellent sound. The differences between the 2Move and the Predator were generally still audible from the USB DACs. My iMod iPod...
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    Awesome Mod: Use Shure Black Olive Foamies on Ultimate Ears Super.fi and/or Triple.fi

    When you refer to the "olive tips," do you mean Shure's black foam sleeves?
  10. jemsound

    New Xin Reference Amp by Dr. Xin !!!

    Quote: Originally Posted by jamato8 I have a Reference with the 1/8 jack not the 1/4 so I am using a 1/8 to 1/4 and not the other way around. Thanks. I was misunderstanding the terminology for the adapters. I guess it doesn't matter now, since Xin is providing both output jacks.
  11. jemsound

    New Xin Reference Amp by Dr. Xin !!!

    Quote: Originally Posted by jamato8 I have gone back to my HD650's and the Reference and I am really enjoying the sound but the adapter isn't so great so I think the 1/4 would be a great way to go. I never have a problem with a 1/4 to 1/8 but the other way around is not my preferance...
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    Exactly what does "balanced" mean?

    For a neophyte: Would someone explain the difference between balanced and unbalanced amplifiers, sources, and headphones (or point me to a thread where this has already been explained)? I gather it has something to do with amplifying the right and left channels separately, but how is this done...
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    New Xin Reference Amp by Dr. Xin !!!

    Quote: Originally Posted by jamato8 What matters is the time on with some type of signal running through it. I leave a radio playing normally with white noise when I am not listening as I want to know the changes but if I waited for just listening time the burn in would take too long...
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