A couple of days in and I'm enjoying these immensely. As someone who listens to a lot of music with acoustic instruments, the highest praise I can give audio equipment is to call them musical. These are definitely musical.
Well, I'm on board. Had mine for about a week now. Was wanting something very durable with good isolation for my new job, and was enticed by their sound sig as described by you guys, form factor(not too long like the ER4), aaaaand I figured as a patriot I ought to have at least one All-American earphone.
(Yes, that's Stephen Colbert)
Speaking of durability, here's a guy pulling his car with his Rockets!
I wouldn't try it.
The simple packaging was simply awesome. Everything you need in a handy tin can - that's all I need. I like the tips a lot. Had a bit of a learning curve there as they're so grippy they were difficult to insert deeply at first, but now that I've got that down they stay in just fine without me having to make the occasional adjustment or anything like that. I'm also using them with the tri-tabs, as the antiloops seem pretty close to pointless. At the very least the tri-tabs provide a little extra isolation and help with a secure fit somewhat. Been running with them and everything and they haven't fallen out or even came loose, really. Haven't tried them without the tri-tabs yet. I'm able to wear them over-the-ear without much trouble; the cable fights it some at first but once I have them secured it stays put.
As far as sound goes, DEM MIDS! I guess I can't say anything about them(and the sound in general) that hasn't already been said a bunch of times in this thread.
^^^I've listened to this song like hundreds of times. I wuv it. And yet I'm noticing during the final chorus, background vocals I had never noticed before with any of my other IEMs. I'm sure I could go back now that I know they're there and hear them with other 'phones, but with the Rockets they were like "HEY! There's this lady in the background and you need to hear what she has to say."