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Could you guys make some cable pairing suggestions? Something to maybe calm down the midbass a little bit and give them a touch more midrange and treble
Agree with the Eros II that’s already been suggested. And oh look at that, I have an 8 wire version for sale. Let’s make a deal :ksc75smile:

Also wanted to add, tips make a noticeable difference as well. I never bothered tip rolling with my LX because I like the Final E tips (fit/comfort and sound) so much, but I took this week off because my kids are out of school and I had some time. I tried a new brand I heard about here in HF, AZLA SedenaEarFit. These have a much wider opening than the Final E tips and I found it reduced the mid bass nicely.
 
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Agree with the Eros II that’s already been suggested. And oh look at that, I have an 8 wire version for sale. Let’s make a deal :ksc75smile:

Also wanted to add, tips make a noticeable difference as well. I never bothered tip rolling with my LX because I like the Final E tips (fit/comfort and sound) so much, but I took this week off because my kids are out of school and I had some time. I tried a new brand I heard about here in HF, AZLA SedenaEarFit. These have a much wider opening than the Final E tips and I found it reduced the mid bass nicely.
When I tried the LX I was also using the final E tips and I found the seal to be perfect. I have really narrow canals so I’m afraid wider tips is a bit of a no go

Regarding the Eros 8w, I have a better idea
1. I’ll tell you that id like to wait till I have gotten the LX and want to experiment some more with it
2. You’ll successfully sell your Eros since the price is killer
3. I’ll come back running asking you to buy the Eros II
4. I’ll go and pay full retail for some ridiculous cable
5. Point at myself in the mirror and scream “WHY ARE YOU LIKE THIS”
 
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LOL "Down! Down! Down! Go! Go Go! Mine! Mine! Mine!" A proper education in the classics is so important.
Absolutely! That's why I have the boxset. :D
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Anyone have any insight between the Nemesis and the Valkyrie?

I've owned the Nemesis for going on two years now but found myself taming down the low-end slightly, bumping the the mid-range slightly, and rolling off the mid-high treble since I received them.

Would the Valkyrie be a better fit for my preferences?
 
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Anyone have any insight between the Nemesis and the Valkyrie?

I've owned the Nemesis for going on two years now but found myself taming down the low-end slightly, bumping the the mid-range slightly, and rolling off the mid-high treble since I received them.

Would the Valkyrie be a better fit for my preferences?
Looks like it:

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though you might still want to tune down the bass a bit
 
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Anyone have any insight between the Nemesis and the Valkyrie?

I've owned the Nemesis for going on two years now but found myself taming down the low-end slightly, bumping the the mid-range slightly, and rolling off the mid-high treble since I received them.

Would the Valkyrie be a better fit for my preferences?
The Valkyrie is a very pronounced V... you won’t be hearing much more of a midrange there
 
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Looks like it:

though you might still want to tune down the bass a bit
I appreciate the graph, thank you!

It looks like things 1k and above would better suit my preferences for sure... as far as the bass, I guess you can't win them all!
 
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I appreciate the graph, thank you!

It looks like things 1k and above would better suit my preferences for sure... as far as the bass, I guess you can't win them all!
What about Wraith?
 
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The Valkyrie is a very pronounced V... you won’t be hearing much more of a midrange there
I'd highly disagree. The Valkyrie is one of the most W-shaped IEMs I've heard in recent memory. It has a prominent upper-midrange more-or-less in-line with the lows. The highs sit just behind.
 
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I'd highly disagree. The Valkyrie is one of the most W-shaped IEMs I've heard in recent memory. It has a prominent upper-midrange more-or-less in-line with the lows. The highs sit just behind.
I listened to it at the Canjam London - might’ve had wrong first impressions

I'll have to experience the Wraith vicariously as I get a bit nauseous just looking at the price tag, unfortunately.
Not a big fan of the wraith myself. Needs enormous power to get a treble extension and when it does it’s really hot, sounds like it’s sizzling
 
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I'd highly disagree. The Valkyrie is one of the most W-shaped IEMs I've heard in recent memory. It has a prominent upper-midrange more-or-less in-line with the lows. The highs sit just behind.
Also my experience with the Valks. Takes a little time to get used to it but the upper midrange is definitely there. Preferred the mids of the Valkyrie to that of the legendx
 
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