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Jan 14, 2022 at 6:45 AM Post #1,367 of 1,473

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Greetings to all ! I am only interested in one question regarding players and it is as follows - Will I get an increase in sound quality by buying a more expensive player Astell&Kern A&norma SR25 multiple of the difference in price relative to player Shanling M3X ??? I don't consider other player models, only these two models. Thanks!
 
Jan 14, 2022 at 10:45 PM Post #1,368 of 1,473

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Greetings to all ! I am only interested in one question regarding players and it is as follows - Will I get an increase in sound quality by buying a more expensive player Astell&Kern A&norma SR25 multiple of the difference in price relative to player Shanling M3X ??? I don't consider other player models, only these two models. Thanks!
I think your question got posted in the wrong thread. You might want to inquire on player thread. This is about the FD5 IEMs.
 
Jan 17, 2022 at 5:29 AM Post #1,370 of 1,473

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Does the FD5 use standard MMCX connector? I got a 2 pin to MMCX that works perfectly on my IER-M9 but keep cutting out non stop on the FD5...
 
Jan 17, 2022 at 6:46 AM Post #1,371 of 1,473

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Does the FD5 use standard MMCX connector? I got a 2 pin to MMCX that works perfectly on my IER-M9 but keep cutting out non stop on the FD5...
Pretty certain it does, I have tried several different brands of MMCX cables with FD5 and no issue.
 
Jan 17, 2022 at 10:14 AM Post #1,372 of 1,473

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Pretty certain it does, I have tried several different brands of MMCX cables with FD5 and no issue.
Same here. I too have tried different MMCX cables without any issue on both the FD5 and FD7.
 
Jan 17, 2022 at 11:29 AM Post #1,373 of 1,473

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https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/fiio-utws5.25657/review/27719/ Fantastic pairing with the UTWS5. A wireless FD5 is much better than you guys would imagine. The UTWS5 dac/amp chip the AK4332/ velvet sound tuning synergizes with the FD5. The arms cost as much as a decent cable. Highly recommended if you want to use the FD5 on the go.
 
Jan 17, 2022 at 11:47 AM Post #1,374 of 1,473

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How do they stay in place?
Is it a thighter fit than with a cable?

Thank you. :)
 
Jan 17, 2022 at 12:04 PM Post #1,375 of 1,473

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They have a snug fit for my medium sized ears. More importantly they are comfy and stay in place when doing physical stuff. AS long as your not boxing or anything like that. Not my pic but you can see how they fit. As long as you have average sized ears give or take smaller to larger you won't have any issues with fitment. Thing has up to 30-40ft of range and lasts 8 hours on a single charge. Its SQ is way better than you would imagine coming from these arms. Equivalent to them dac/amp dongles you seen folks use on their phones. Plenty of power for just about any IEM.
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Jan 17, 2022 at 1:20 PM Post #1,376 of 1,473

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Aaaargh.
That's the wrong iem. ^^

How is it with the FD5. :wink:
Guess it'll look and feel different than IE900.
 
Jan 17, 2022 at 2:02 PM Post #1,377 of 1,473

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The fit for me is slightly tighter as the arms press inward toward the ear. But very comfy no hot spots. I think how much pressure the arms have toward the ear will be more dependent on the shape of a persons ear. My shape is very similar to the picture above. I have ears that are more laid back vs being dumbo like. I would imagine if your ears stick out a bit it will fit a bit looser.

I have read the entirety of the UTWS5 thread and while there are complaints of a few minor bugs here and there but I have yet to see a complaint of the arms not fitting well for a person. The arms themselves is actually smaller in size and not so big which helps them stay in place.
 
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