- Jan 12, 2017
My comments on the Technics are earlier but I have to add the Ambient Sound mode is better than the MTW2. But they are going back due to simply having too low of a volume which to go along with a bit less bass than I like just means they don't have a punchy enough sound for me. The ANC though is really good. If you don't listen to your music loud, and don't need a lot of bass, the Technics might be perfect. I don't they don't have bass, they are not cold and analytical, just not as much bass as I needed, coming from the MTW2 and having experienced the JBL Club Pro Plus.
The Melomania Touch came in today. They paired easy, went to do the firmware upgrade - the left bud upgraded fine but the right kept failing. I had to reset the buds in the case then re-pair them and the firmware updated ok. Fit is more finicky with these than the MTW2 and the case is far more restrictive with 3rd party tips than the Senns and my favorite tips won't work with the MT case. The JBL case was also no good with the tips I like. These cases just don't close since they build them with tolerances so tied to the size of their own tips, very frustrating. Luckily a pair of Large Spinfits I have fit on the MT and go in the case. When you take these out of the case they take a bit longer to connect to my phone than either the Senns, JBL's or Technics.
These definitely get loud like I enjoy. They are just as loud or maybe a tiny bit louder than the MTW2. They just have a great organic fun sound to them. I like the stock MT sound with the equalizer left alone. Don't find them too bassy at all. They definitely have a really nice rich but still detailed sound. The touch controls are a bit finicky - too sensitive in many cases. I immediately disabled the volume controls on both buds as if you adjust the buds, you will set off the volume control. I kept all the other playback controls active though. We shall see how that goes but I think it will work out. Gonna have to test out the battery life with these at near full volume and see how long they go. I have these set to aptX only with my Google Pixel 5. The sound really is shining on these, I don't find myself missing the MTW2 sound, nor do I find these noticeably better either, more like a just as nice type of thing.
What phone youisng them with. They are insanely louder than the MTW2 for me.
My samdu g has volume increment up to 150. These at 95 are as loud or louder than sennheisers at 115!