Best IEM tips?
Mar 2, 2020 at 4:04 PM Post #766 of 1,577

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None for me - had to get custom molds made
Seriously starting to think about getting eartips done for each individual iem I've got/get. Wouldn't be that much more than three packs of comply in the uk as it is and would save mucking about :) :frowning2:
 
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Sedna EarFit Light Short is my favourite
I have a very average ears with straight short canal. So universal monitors usually feels like wearing a custom. And with this tip it's the most comfortable so far, and the wider hole + short length allows for clear transmission, clearer than otherwise
 
Mar 3, 2020 at 10:51 PM Post #769 of 1,577

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Hey, just a heads up about the differences between the Sony Hybrids that you get from Aliexpress and the OG one. I got the OG via a forward service from Japan and there are some differences:

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Aliexpress clone has the stem more translucent; the green color is a bit darker; the top-umbrella is flat whereas the original is more rounded; material-wise it's less rubbery. Sound-wise it's less sub-bassy but overall very similar.

Since, there are a lot of clones out there, you can find the original Sony hybrids in 2 packs, the EP-EX10 ($10-15) which is a pack with SS, S, M, and L tips and the EP-EX11 ($7-8) which comes with 2 sizes of your choice. I got the clone on Aliexpress for ~$3.50 and it came in a pack with 3 sizes S, M, and L.

I like them better than the Final E and Starlines for narrow bore tips type, definitely they worth a try if you're looking for a bassier tip.
 
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Hey, just a heads up about the difference between the Sony Hybrids that you get from Aliexpress and the OG one. I got the OG via a forward service from Japan and there are some differences:

Aliexpress clone has the stem more translucent; the green color is a bit darker; the top-umbrella is flat whereas the original is more rounded; material-wise it's less rubbery. Sound-wise it's a bit less sub-bassy but overall very similar.

You can find the original Sony hybrids in 2 packs, the EP-EX10 ($10-15) which is a pack with SS, S, M, and L tips and the EP-EX11 ($7-8) which comes with 2 sizes of your choice. I got the clone on Aliexpress for ~$3.50 and it came in a pack with 3 sizes S, M, and L.

I like them better than the Final E and Starlines for smaller bore tips type, definitely they worth a try.
Very nice tips
I have a pair stolen from a T3 :)
 

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Mar 19, 2020 at 10:10 PM Post #771 of 1,577

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https://www.head-fi.org/threads/best-iem-tips.626895/page-46#post-15418889
https://www.head-fi.org/threads/best-iem-tips.626895/page-46#post-15418950

So the small Ikko tips ended up being uncomfortable for my smaller ears canals. When I ordered them I thought they were 11.2mm which would have been closer to my ideal size.

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A couple days ago I came across the Misodiko tips which are a similar design but their small and large size tips are just a bit smaller. They're also available on Amazon US or AliExpress. I've ordered them in small to try.

Ikko tips: S 11.5 | M 12.5 | L 13.5
Misodiko: S 10.9 | M 12.4 | L 13.0

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Well, these Misodiko type tips finally showed up from AE. Unfortunately sizing isn't 11mm but 12mm O.D., which means just like the Ikko tips they're uncomfortable for me.

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Nice tips, just wish they were smaller.

Edit, link:
https://www.aliexpress.com/item/4000482730406.html
 
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Mar 27, 2020 at 5:05 AM Post #772 of 1,577

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My Sugru customized Spinfit tips are the absolute best tips I've used, and I have to say that I also prefer them even to my custom in-ear monitors.

Given the fit and sound quality I can achieve with this hack, I don't ever see myself purchasing customs again.

Comply aren't bad in terms of comfort, but they are nowhere close to these in terms of durability and sound quality. And, I hated having to replace the Complys regularly. These will definitely last much longer.

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Yup I’m gonna try that for sure
 
Apr 12, 2020 at 9:57 PM Post #774 of 1,577

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Hi, Found out today I was a proud member of the big ear club! I was wondering if anyone had meauserments of the Final E in LL. I can’t seem to find this info. Or if not, how big they are compared to the large spiral dot and sedna, both 14mm. Thanks
 
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Hi, Found out today I was a proud member of the big ear club! I was wondering if anyone had meauserments of the Final E in LL. I can’t seem to find this info. Or if not, how big they are compared to the large spiral dot and sedna, both 14mm. Thanks

Here you go.

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inner bore looks near to 4mm (3-4mm)
@hakuzen to the rescue again! Muchas gracias mi amigo.

I got a reply from final audio:
Thank you for contacting us.

Here are the outer diameter and inner diameter of each size.

size: outer diameter, inner diameter

SS: φ10.4mm, φ3.4mm
S: φ11.1mm, φ3.4mm
M: φ11.9mm, φ3.4mm
L: φ12.7mm, φ3.4mm
LL: φ13.4mm, φ3.4mm
 
Apr 12, 2020 at 10:14 PM Post #776 of 1,577

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Thanks, what a cool forum. Yeah that might work. My 13.5mm Starlines are a bit small, but these alone or with a little foam in them should work. I also realized I could buy the e1000s for 10$ more than the tips, kinda exciting.
 
Apr 21, 2020 at 3:04 AM Post #778 of 1,577

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I want to order some eartips (azla and jvc spiral dot ++). As I live in France it s more difficult to buy this particular eartips
I check on Amazon japan and there is no azla ear tips in stock.
Have you an idea when I could order one .
I saw this website https://www.mtmtaudio.com/collections/silicon-ear-tips
Perhaps some Head fier know this website and order some eartips .

Otherwhise i will wait a little
 
Apr 21, 2020 at 5:51 AM Post #779 of 1,577

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I want to order some eartips (azla and jvc spiral dot ++). As I live in France it s more difficult to buy this particular eartips
I check on Amazon japan and there is no azla ear tips in stock.
Have you an idea when I could order one .
I saw this website https://www.mtmtaudio.com/collections/silicon-ear-tips
Perhaps some Head fier know this website and order some eartips .

Otherwhise i will wait a little
I bought from them a couple weeks ago. Spent 30 USD and they don't even give you a tracking number for your shipping. So I don't know when I will be getting them. Had I've known I wouldn't have bought there.
 

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