1. estreeter

    Most expensive pair of IEMs you've ever lost ....

    More than a little down this morning here in Thailand - had an absolute blinder last night but it would seem that I've lost the one pair of expensive IEMs that really did it for me (my Shures have been a major disappointment from day one, but the Westones were great). Given the relative ease...
  2. Shizdan

    Budget $100. Girlfriend Needs To Backoff From Ipo Earbuds.

    She can't be listening to these no longer. I listen to IE7 and the sound stage kicks ass....whats going to make her wow! I've been out of the game for awhile. She likes all the typical girly girl music. County, Rap, me!
  3. schneller

    Audio-Technica: Best Current IEM under $100?

    What is Audio-Technica's "best" new IEM for under $100?
  4. victorreis777

    Glue issue on Audio Technica ckm500

    Today when took them out of the closet saw that  both sides was half open ... Happened to someone something like the glue dry and peel off like that? Any recommendation of glue ? Thank you very much !
  5. BdTigerZ

    New iems under $80 AU? fxd80 or something else?

    Hey audiophile's I was in need of help choosing a iem I am no audiophile and judge most items wrongly by bass and clarity.. So I did some searching including clieos list tai's list and a few more and have narrowed it down to a few items..all from eBay. If you help he decide which will be better...
  6. Lord Revan

    Help with smartphone earbud [ATH CKM500]

    Hello, this is my first post here. This looks like a website where people really know what they are talking about, so here i go. I want to change my stock smartphone headset, but i want to keep the mic+button to answer calls and change/pause music. So i need a earbud with this features, but as...
  7. eahm

    ATH-CKM500 vs HF5

    What I have now is nothing crazy but I love them, they are the ATH-CKM50A.   I would like to upgrade and since everyone seems to love the CKM500 but I would also like to test, or maybe buy once for all a "more professional" grade headphones, the Etymotic HF5 and stop thinking about...
  8. Doggonit

    What to get for best bang-for-the-buck: Audiofly AF56 * Audio Technica ATH-CKM500 * Vsonic GR07 MK2

    I guess I'd define bang-for-the-buck as the most universally pleasant for the price paid. I know "universally" is a tough concept, but I'll defer to those of you with keener ears, more demanding tastes, and far wider experience and closets full of gear. For the record, I really do listen to...
  9. lucky815

    Audio Hiss with IEMs

    Hi, there. Brand new member here, but I've been skulking around as a guest for awhile. So I recently purchased some Audio Technica CKM500s and love them. That being said, I have now noticed that I'm getting a decent amount of hiss. Once you hear it, it's hard to ignore. I'm using a Note 3 with...
  10. faiien

    Sony XBA-3IP competitors

    I just bought the Sony XPA-3IP from amazon for ~130 based on recommendations from people in in the sales thread but I think I might have been too hasty. For the listed price, would you guys recommend these headphones? Are there any better headphones available for around the same price? 
  11. mindstormer

    Best IEM for under $100?

    Hi, I'm having trouble finding the best IEM I can get for under $100. I know this question is very broad and I need to be more specific, but to be honest, I don't have any knowledge/experience with good IEM. My previous IEM was a Sennheiser CX 500 and at the time of purchase ~4 years ago, it...
  12. Wokum

    Best IEM's for DnB under $150.

    Hi there. I'm new to this site and forums in general. (Forgive me if I am posting this in the wrong place) My purpose for signing up is to ask your opinion on what my next personal audio purchase should be. I'm looking for a nice pair of IEM's. I mainly listen to DnB, House, Classic rock and...
  13. Hooyahaha

    Audio Noob Question - IEM vs Cans

    Hi Audiophiles! First time poster! I consider myself an audio noob, but I appreciate good sound (but not necessarily accurate at knowing what is good when I hear it) and I have been lurking around this forum for the past couple of months looking for headphone recommendations.   Bear with me...
  14. Bassheadspl

    Best Deep bass In earphones for me?

    Hi headfiers, i want to buy a in ear earphones that deliver strong thumping, deep ear drum vibrating bass, so i have done a little research of my own and was wondering which is better the HAFX1X from JVC or the Sony mdr-xb41 in earphones and if you know any that are better at producing bass then...
  15. Redd10

    US$130 budget. Best headphones/IEM for Trance, Dance, HipHop, Classical

    Hi there! Would anyone of you guys advice me on which is the best headphones I could get for US$130 budget? I know these things differs from each individual to another. I just would like to know what is the ideal one you guys would get for the budget stated. Maybe I would be happy with the...
  16. W

    SoundMAGIC E10's? Vs. Klipsch Image S4's?

    Hey guys,   So I have Klipsch Image S4's and they are awesome.  I want new in-ear earphones though, and I've been looking around and I've seen that SoundMAGIC E10's are the best for around £35.  I listen to dubstep so I would love lots of bass, and the E10's have reportedly amazing bass.  ...
  17. Peco

    Have £200 budget to get myself 2 pairs of headphones/earphones please help

    I thought i would treat myself to some decent headphones (2 pairs actually). Music is my passion so i thought why not invest in something to take my listening experience to the next level I have a budget of £200 (+/- £20 if its worth the extra funds) and with that I would like to get 2 pairs. 1...
  18. Exigence

    Need help choosing IEM

    Recently my old pair of IEMs broke (JVC HA-FX1X, were great, slightly bass-overwhelming but only $20) and I was looking at a couple of models: DUNU DN-23 Landmine  SteelSeries Flux In-Ear  Audio-Technica ATH-CKM500 VSonic GR06 Fischer Silver Bullet Was also thinking DUNU Trident an...
  19. keanex

    [Review] Audio Technica CKM500

        Pros: Clean sound, well-extending bass, solid build. Cons: Pushy bass, highs lacking Preferred Genres: Anything that emphasizes bass, hip-hop, some genres of electronic, and even some jazz. Sources Home - Musicbee (WASAPI) -> ODAC -> O2 ->CKM500 Portable - iPod Classic ->...
  20. Kansho

    IEMs with forward mids (budget around 70$)

    Hello everyone, I'm searching for a new iem and hope you could help me with some suggestions. I currently own a pair of brainwavz m4 which have great clarity and a nice bass but i find the mids to be lacking. Therefore I would prefer it if the mids were more upfront and intimate, for me...
  21. Jackcell

    Help With IEM's

    So I was going to add this to the ATH-CKM500 thread, but that really quickly degraded into an sub $200 IEM pissing match.    I am looking for a good pair of IEM's for use with my 6th Gen iPod Nano and my 5th gen Rockboxed iPod. My Criteria are as follows;   Must be able to work out with...
  22. kshashan

    IEMs with good dynamic range..Time to go BA?

    Hi I am looking for an IEM with good dynamic range, and decent bass, treble and soundstage in that order of priority. My budget is limited to 90 USD for now. I'm guessing BA IEMs can offer a good dynamic range as they're quick, but then bass impact/quantity becomes a concern with most...
  23. mxg284

    Full Size Headphone Audiophile Looking for First Pair of Quality IEMs.

    Hey guys and girls,   Long time lurker, Electrical Engineering student and musician.  So naturally I am interested in the inner workings of headphones.   I have a long history with full size headphones but would like to try some IEMs since I have am in need of something more portable...
  24. BatManExe

    Recommend me a good IEM without an AMP and etc.

    Hi there,   Can anyone recommend me a good IEM or an In-Ear Earphone?   Below are my details: -   My Rig: iPod touch   Usage: Music   File format: 320kbps mp3 or Apple lossless   Music genre: Pop, Instrumental/ New Age   Type: IEM or In-Ear earphone  ...
  25. originell

    New IEMs after S4i Breakage

    Hey guys, first of all: thanks for reading and this forum is awesome. Learned a lot about different types/companies by just browsing along for an hour or two. Well, back to topic.   Last week my Klipsch S4i broke (after 1 1/2 years :<). First the right one stopped working and some days...