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Those picture comparisons are very useful for those who are geographically unable to compare the twos...

Would you guys say that after all the FH7 has a less prominent bass than the FA7? I was happy to find that the FA7 has the right amount of treble for my ears, and if the FH7 does have more than ``sparkly`` high sometimes, i would just be happy to stick on the FA7 on the long term...
 
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Something to note is that I took the grills off the FH5, which helps quite a bit. I want to go back and test a few bass tracks between them though, as I think that is where the most improvement might be.



I'd say it's an upgrade, but I tend to be conservative in my impressions until I am sure what I'm hearing.

I compared with the FA7 though with a bunch of different tracks. Overall, the FH7 sounded MUCH clearer. With the FA7, the sound was always smooth and more of a blob in the middle, more muffled. The FH7 was more open, airy, dynamic, detailed, and really shoves instruments and vocals in your face. Bass detail is great. The treble can be too much though. I tried my best to find tips that toned down the treble, and went with my usual go-to, the Final Type E.

Interesting. Soundstage?
 
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Those picture comparisons are very useful for those who are geographically unable to compare the twos...

Would you guys say that after all the FH7 has a less prominent bass than the FA7? I was happy to find that the FA7 has the right amount of treble for my ears, and if the FH7 does have more than ``sparkly`` high sometimes, i would just be happy to stick on the FA7 on the long term...
Depends which bass you are talking about. I think the FA7 has more mid-bass, but the dynamic driver IEMs can go lower into the deep bass. I use When I Get My Hands on You by The New Basement Tapes to test this. It starts with a low bass rumble. Most IEMs reproduce it, but not strongly. The FH7, on the other hand, really brings that out, and with texture as well. A more common track is Angel by Massive Attack. That's totally in FH7 territory.

Interesting. Soundstage?
IEMs don't have soundstage. You can fake it somewhat with the tuning, and better detail/instrument separation/etc. will give you more of a sense of it, but I don't like using the term with IEMs.
 
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Those picture comparisons are very useful for those who are geographically unable to compare the twos...

Would you guys say that after all the FH7 has a less prominent bass than the FA7? I was happy to find that the FA7 has the right amount of treble for my ears, and if the FH7 does have more than ``sparkly`` high sometimes, i would just be happy to stick on the FA7 on the long term...
Is it perceivably as wide as the FH5 then? And what of the mids - still forward like the FH5 or more tempered?
 
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I compared with the FA7 though with a bunch of different tracks. Overall, the FH7 sounded MUCH clearer. With the FA7, the sound was always smooth and more of a blob in the middle, more muffled. The FH7 was more open, airy, dynamic, detailed, and really shoves instruments and vocals in your face. Bass detail is great. The treble can be too much though. I tried my best to find tips that toned down the treble, and went with my usual go-to, the Final Type E.

The FH7 its better than the new canpfire polaris?
 
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I may have gone insane and ordered the FH7 from Linsoul. Wish me luck!!

Thanks @HBB! Without your golden ears I wouldn't have a clue what to try.
 
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My daily pair is the Shure SE846 which I’ve had and enjoyed for 6 years. Is there a good reason for me to look at the FH7?
 
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May I ask?

What is the overall sound signature of the FH7?

I mean bright or warm.

I prefer the tonality of the Ibasso IT01s which slightly lean toward brightness with the right amount of treble.
 
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I'd put it a bit on the bright side, but it is not as all if the bass or mids are at all being held back.
 
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This song sound amazing on the fh7.Dont know what bitrate it is,so i guess it sounds better on tidal.He is singing in norwegian.But the guitar playing is awesome.He was one of the best guitar player in norway :)
 
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