Originally Posted by berniebennybernard /img/forum/go_quote.gif Hi, Im just wondering if you can link me to the IC cable you bought? Or can anyone else recommend me a good aftermarket IC cable that I can use for the Fiio and future purposes?
"The Headphonia doesn't look all that better...besides, it's not worth building a custom cable for a $9 amp... "
The Headphonia cable is better, in my opinion. I tested them both out, and I'm sticking with the Headphonia one. It also appears to be better quality than the one included with the E3. As for building your own, I wouldn't either, but I felt I should at least list it as an option.
I just bought 2 of these lil' guys; one white and one black. As soon as I heard about them I was instantly intrigued. After doing a little research I decided that it was certainly worth $8.50 to give one a try. The frequency response seems like it'll fit with my iM716 very nicely, and would allow me to listen to them on the go without worrying about damaging my iBasso D2, which, although portable, I don't like bringing around with me.
Then I started thinking about the little rig I was putting together for use at the office, and realized that a cheap little amp would be perfect for my setup! So, I added another...
I can't wait to try these things out. I'm definitely not expecting SQ that would rival my iBasso D2 by any stretch of the imagination, but for <$10, it can't hurt to give it a try!
FINALLY, an upgrade that DOESN'T make my wallet sweat!
I'm sorry but IMO, I don't believe anybody that says they noticed improved clarity from the Fiio with its included mini-to-mini. That thing is terrible. I tried the Fiio with 4 different headphones/buds/in-ears and did not notice improved clarity/detail anywhere with any headphone with that crappy little IC (on the contrary I noticed degradation of clarity). Increased bass and volume, yes. Clarity, hell no.