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    Hiby WH2 compatible tips

    I wanted to create this thread because : - stock WH2 don't give - at least for me - a good seal, and and lack bass - unfortunately most common tips don't fit into the Hiby charging box and prevent the IEMs from charging :frowning2: So what tips did you try, and in which size, that work good for...
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    2,5 mm DC connector : what IEM brands use this ?

    Can someone tell what IEM brands use this type of 2,5mm DC connectors for removable cable ? Seen on "Blue ever Blue 2000EX" (connector bottom right) :
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    Buying a non balanced headphone amp, still a good idea in 2017 ?

    Hello I plan to buy a better headphone amp (I've got the Micromega Myzik) to drive my AKG Q701 (63 ohms), but more, I want to prepare future, planning afterwards to upgrade next year my headphones (expected budget : about 1200 USD / 1000 euros). As source, I will use my Plenue 2. My budget is...
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    Buying a non balanced headphone amp, still a good idea in 2017 ?

    Hello I plan to buy a better headphone amp (I've got the Micromega Myzik) to drive my AKG Q701 (63 ohms), but more, I want to prepare future, planning afterwards to upgrade next year my headphones (expected budget : about 1200 USD / 1000 euros). As source, I will use my Plenue 2. My budget is...
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    Hard carrying case for NAD Viso HP50 ?

    Hello   Does anybody know if there is a hard carrying case that fits for the NAD Viso HP50 and his headband's special form factor? As this model is not so common, I can't find any picture showing those headphones inside a case...
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    Etymotic MC2 filters : ER38-50MC, différent from ER-4 ER38-50 filters ?

    Hi all does anybody know if the filters for the Etymotic MC-2 (ER38-50MC on Etymotic's website) are different from ER-4 filters (ER38-50) ? They look the same, but can they be switched ? Or must I buy two different filters ?
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    340 € budget : Q701 or K701/702 + headphones amp ?

    Hello can you please help me to choose :   I need to replace my old Beyerdynamics DT-911. I have a budget of maximum 340 euros. My gear : Marantz PM-50 amplifier, Marantz CD-60 CD player. I do not plan to use this headphones with portable gear (for this I have Etymotics ERP-4...
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    Any trick to avoid ER4-p's microphonics ?

    If you have the Etymotics ER4-p headphones, and are like me annoyed by the "microphonics" produced by the cable, and have found some trick to avoid it... could you please tell it ? Or even show it ? Thank you in advance
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    VAIO pocket discharging at rest

    Hello Did anybody find a way to prevent the VAIO pocket from discharching at rest (after about 5 days outsitde his craddle) ?
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    Strong carrying case for ER4-p

    Hello I've ordered my pair of ER4-p and wait for them... I've red that the included zipped carrying case is not very good, and I wonder what others do use ? I find my E3's carrying case very solid (and stylish too). Does the ER4 fit to it ? If not, do they fit to the E5's carrying case...
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    VAIO pocket vs Zen Touch

    Who could compare both ? Which has the best sound quality ? Thank you for helping me to choose
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    VAIO pocket output specs ?

    I couldn't find anywhere the specs of the output power (headphones output) of the VAIO pocket. Does anybody know ?
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    Using E5s unamped ?

    I plan bying a sony VAIO, and maybe add a new pair of Shure E5 (although I'm very happy with my E3, I want to go further) or maybe E4 (waiting for release and review). Is it possible to use them unamped without loss of sound quality ? I couldn't find the headphone output specs of the VAIO...
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    Best sound quality (MP3 player with HD)

    Among the newest MP3 player with HD : sony VAIO pocket, sony NW-HD3, archos AV420, gmini XS200, Iriver H320/H340, Rio Karma (even if not new), Zen Touch, wich one has the best sound quality ?
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    Rio Karma and Beyer DT911 : worth to use a portable amp ?

    I've got a pair of shure E3 and a Beyerdynamics DT911. I plan to buy a Rio Karma (seems to have to best sound among portable players). Is it worthy to add a portable amp (and if yes, which would you recommand, at what price ?) to a Karma, to use it sometimes with the Beyer DT911 ?
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    Canalphones and hi-fidelity ?

    In your opinion, where does hi-fidelity start with canalphones (if both are compatible) : shure E3, ety ER6, ER4, or above ? Can the combination Rio Karma + E3 produce an hi-fidelity sound ?
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    HD vs micro-drive : difference in reliability/durability ?

    Hello Besides my Iriver 256 mo mp3 flashplayer, I plan to buy a bigger one. Is there a difference in reliability and durability between hard-drive players (20 GB) like Zen touch, for instance, and micro-drives like Zen micro, for instance. I listen mostly to music in my bed, so my...
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    What do you use to clean your tips ?

    Hello I have E3s since a couple of days, and for the moment, the white Shure triple flange (with shortened stem) give me the best sound and isolation. I'd like to know : - what do you use to clean your tips ? - and how do you do it ?
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