Cases and Organizers for IEMs and Portable Gear
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Trying to have a dedicated thread for Cases and Organizers for IEMs and Portable Gear. Please feel free to share your cases and links to where others can find it.
 
There are times when, the case that comes with the gear, does not work out for us. A good example is the case included with the Sennheiser IE80. It is well built, reliable and does a very good job of protecting the IEM. But I couldn't put it to use on a day-to-day basis as it lacks user friendliness and practicality. In such times, we are left to rely on cases from other gear or cases sold by 3rd Parties.
 
- In my experience, I have found Point and Shoot camera hard cases to work really well for storing and carrying portable gear such as IEMs, DAPs, DACs, Amps.
- Amazon and eBay offer a tons of IEM case options.
 
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Pelican 1010 Case: For storying and carrying IEMs/Custom IEMs/Small DAPs/Small Amps/Mojo
Product Link: http://www.pelican.com/us/en/product/watertight-protector-hard-cases/micro-case-series/standard/1010/
 
Pelican cases have held a special place among Head-Fi members, for the excellent protection it offers, at an affordable price.
 
Price: $8 - $15
Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Daps&field-keywords=pelican+1010
 
  
**The yellow case is the Pelican 1010 case.
 
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Mudder Case for Nintendo 2DS Cases: For storing and carrying IEMs/Custom IEMs/DAPs/DACs/Amps/Mojo
 
Price: $10 - $15
Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/Mudder-Travel-Carrying-Cover-Nintendo-2DS/dp/B01FU86LU4/ref=sr_1_5?ie=UTF8&qid=1471840896&sr=8-5&keywords=mudder+2ds
 
 
 
 
  
 
Similar cases:
https://www.amazon.com/Mudder-Protective-Travel-Carrying-Nintendo/dp/B01CJJHAMU/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1471840896&sr=8-2&keywords=mudder+2ds
https://www.amazon.com/Austor-Travel-Carrying-Protective-Nintendo-2DS/dp/B01FY2U3UK/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1471840966&sr=8-1&keywords=austor+2ds
 
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Oct 17, 2016 at 10:55 AM Post #7 of 41

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also need something with a shoulder strap or handle...for when you're walking around with your brick 
and listening to music and don't want to drop it.
i just bought the mojo extender for my ipod touch6 combo....still trying to find a solution.
 
Oct 18, 2016 at 2:05 AM Post #8 of 41

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Look up gun cases.  Picked up a pistol case for $6.99.  I put my Dap, amp and iems in it.  workds great!~!!




I got a ammo case for my larger headphnes.

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Awesome! I've never thought of that, I've always been looking into DSLR hard cases but they're always... off.
I guess I'll be ordering a few ammo cases this week :D

Do you know of a good way to apply padding in ammo cases? Most I can find are just hard plastic? I suppose one could cut plastic foam to fit one's headphones precisely?
 
Oct 18, 2016 at 3:20 AM Post #9 of 41

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The small cases came with the foam installed.  On the larger ammo cases i had some thin foam laying around the house or i use the carpet no slip foam padding.  Cut the saide of the case.  One case i just used a hand towel to pad the headphone from the plastic.  
 
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hopefully we'll see more walkaround options, too, which are even more needed.
..something small, with a handle, strap....lightweight....can take our audio bricks.
 

 
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In my experience, I have found Point and Shoot camera hard cases to work really well for storing and carrying portable gear such as IEMs, DAPs, DACs, Amps.

 
I use a Tenba case whenever I have reasonable expectation that it won't rain (although my bags are all Crumpler, Timbuk2, and Tenba), otherwise I bring the waterproof case from Aurisonics. This came with a strap so I can secure it t a key ring inside my bags, particularly my Tenba backpack's upper compartment.

 
I also have this Clik Elite case that I got from a huge distributor sale recently. 90% off so I bought one even if I didn't need it. Still cheaper than ordering a new case anyway.

 
Nov 2, 2016 at 10:34 AM Post #13 of 41

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Hi, I am currently using a LowePro case that is excellent for protection however a bit less excellent for portability. I use it with my portable gear stack that I use primarily with full size headphones. So, in the second compartment I store the power supplies and cables. It does not show in the picture but the case has a little handle on one side.
In case of IEM it can be used for the earphones.
Here are some pictures. The case is the AVC 60 II
Ciao
Alessandro
 

 

 
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Van Nuys VC820 - $120

The ultimate carrying case for portable audio: Van Nuys VC820. At $120, this is quite expensive. But the fact that, this case is customizable makes it very future proof. Meaning, even if you change your DAPs or Amps, you can be 99.99% assured that it would fit. The case also works well for Hugo 2 like devices. As for the downsides, the case is not exactly sturdy. So it is not something that can take a beating, nor the ideal one for protecting your gear from drops (there's always Pelican case for that).

The internal dimensions without the separators are approximately: 21 x 15 x 4 cm / 10 x 6 x 2-1/2 inches. The separators attach to the walls through Velcro and are easy to adjust. You could comfortably store a DAP and 2 IEMs. If you are alright with winding your cables tightly, you could even fit 3 or 4 IEMs along with the DAP and a few small accessories. Here is a picture of my VC820 with the following:

Lotoo Paw Gold
Zeus + PWAudio No 5 cable
EA Leonidas cable
Sennheiser IE80

I also store a small zipper with eartips and ADEL modules above the DAP.

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Pelican 1010 Case: For storying and carrying IEMs/Custom IEMs/Small DAPs/Small Amps/Mojo
Product Link: http://www.pelican.com/us/en/produc...r-hard-cases/micro-case-series/standard/1010/

Pelican cases have held a special place among Head-Fi members, for the excellent protection it offers, at an affordable price.

Price: $8 - $15
Amazon Link: https://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias=aps&field-keywords=pelican+1010


**The yellow case is the Pelican 1010 case.

I'm liking the 64 Audio case.
 

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