Aurisonics ROCKETS: Impressions Thread
Sep 4, 2020 at 7:57 PM Post #3,437 of 3,446

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The rockets are no longer manufactured nor are they supported under warranty nor is aurisonics still a company.

For all of those reasons I would go with the flares. Look for some old R2pros or go ahead and get flares pro 2 like I had they were fantastic
 
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might as well look at Flare Audio. they are basically rockets. I've had rockets & Flares Pro. Flares are way better.
The rockets are no longer manufactured nor are they supported under warranty nor is aurisonics still a company.

For all of those reasons I would go with the flares. Look for some old R2pros or go ahead and get flares pro 2 like I had they were fantastic

Been curious about Flares for a while- every once in a while they have pretty deep discounts too, but the impressions I've read gave me the idea that Flares tended to be either kind of neutral-bright-ish or v-shaped depending on the model? (not that I mind, just speaking in terms of Rockets replacements).

I'm not up on a lot of newer IEMs but FWIW probably the Sony XBA-N3 is the closest I've found to the Rockets in terms of price-performance & recommendability, though not quite as well balanced with their sound signature (still warmish, but less neutralish + big low bass boost).
 
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Been curious about Flares for a while- every once in a while they have pretty deep discounts too, but the impressions I've read gave me the idea that Flares tended to be either kind of neutral-bright-ish or v-shaped depending on the model? (not that I mind, just speaking in terms of Rockets replacements).

I'm not up on a lot of newer IEMs but FWIW probably the Sony XBA-N3 is the closest I've found to the Rockets in terms of price-performance & recommendability, though not quite as well balanced with their sound signature (still warmish, but less neutralish + big low bass boost).
Fiio fh3
 
Sep 25, 2020 at 6:24 PM Post #3,441 of 3,446

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I think foam tips (Comply TS-500 in reverse) are a must for these earphones if you want the most natural sound out of them.

With every silicone tip that I've tried, including the JVC Spiral Dot, the attack of the uppermids and lower treble is too edgy/sharp sounding.

Foam tips nicely round off those edges, making them very natural.
 
Nov 14, 2020 at 9:46 PM Post #3,443 of 3,446

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So apparently rockets are now wireless.

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Nov 14, 2020 at 10:01 PM Post #3,444 of 3,446

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My rockets still look and work as new as they did back in 2012 or whenever I first got them. I use daily in bed, at my desk, when commuting, and even when chilling in nature. Haven't let me down yet, and I STILL haven't seen a better cable on any IEMs...
 

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