Going fully Wireless IEMs. Too soon? Or are we there yet?
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Love it. Almost too pretty to use. Belongs in a museum!
I just got my pair of black MW07’s this afternoon and I will be reporting on how well they function in daily practice. So far the sonic quality is close to my Audeze iSine LX but they lack that complete transparency harbored by the latter.
 
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Used to think that aptx is just gimmick......turns out the difference between SBC and aptx is immense. Sennheiser MTW sounds boomy and overwhelming with SBC, bass response get much tighter with aptx.
SBC is noticeably fuzzy and just sounds compressed. There are good implementations of it, but a Prius only goes so fast.

AAC with Apple Music sounds really good, but IMHO, Spotify over aptX sounds slightly better.

The difference between SBC and aptX is apparent when using IEMs or headphones with good drivers. Take the Sennheiser Momentum Over Ear Wireless. Over SBC, they sound hazy and muffled, but when streaming via aptX with the same source, the sound becomes more open and detailed. They are still a warm headphone, so the adjectives are relative, obviously.
 
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I just got my pair of black MW07’s this afternoon and I will be reporting on how well they function in daily practice. So far the sonic quality is close to my Audeze iSine LX but they lack that complete transparency harbored by the latter.
When you say Black, do you mean the Matte version or Piano Black?

Also, please advise what device you are using, volume level, battery life before the low battery warning, and total battery life. That's your assignment for today. :)
 
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Looks like the Anbes 360 is the exact same TWS as the Hoco ES24 I recently ordered.
Fantastic congrats. Would like to hear your thoughts on them when they arrive.
 
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Used to think that aptx is just gimmick......turns out the difference between SBC and aptx is immense. Sennheiser MTW sounds boomy and overwhelming with SBC, bass response get much tighter with aptx.
SBC is noticeably fuzzy and just sounds compressed. There are good implementations of it, but a Prius only goes so fast.

AAC with Apple Music sounds really good, but IMHO, Spotify over aptX sounds slightly better.

The difference between SBC and aptX is apparent when using IEMs or headphones with good drivers. Take the Sennheiser Momentum Over Ear Wireless. Over SBC, they sound hazy and muffled, but when streaming via aptX with the same source, the sound becomes more open and detailed. They are still a warm headphone, so the adjectives are relative, obviously.
try listening to garage rock or indie with SBC, it really got the mood right! :ksc75smile:

switching between SBC to AAC/APTX on the same device will surely have an audible effect. whether they consider it subtle and negligible or big and essential well that is subjective. but i would question someone who says there's no difference. won't try to debate them, because ears are different..but would take their opinions with more grains of salt
 
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Anyone have their MTW connect to your phone while the buds are still in the charging case. Mine did today and I was able to play music while in the case.
 
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Anyone have their MTW connect to your phone while the buds are still in the charging case. Mine did today and I was able to play music while in the case.
Yes. Common problem and annoying AF. If your charging case dies that will happen.
 
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Yes. Common problem and annoying AF. If your charging case dies that will happen.
After having there for quite a few months I surprised this is the first time it's happened. They need to update where when it's placed in the case they are powered off.
 
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When you say Black, do you mean the Matte version or Piano Black?

Also, please advise what device you are using, volume level, battery life before the low battery warning, and total battery life. That's your assignment for today. :)
Matte Black.

Volume level - 100, device used - iPhone XR, battery life - maybe 30 percent? (just a guess), total battery life - ?
 
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I've been testing 4 different IEM's based on reading different posts in this group for the last 2 weeks.

Here's my short summary:

Blitzwolf BW-FYE4 - Widest soundstage of them all, massive bass, bass bleeds into lower mids. OK detail treble
Anomoibuds IP010-A - OK Bass, Recessed mids and low detail in treble. Sounds a bit closed in.
Anbes 359 - Good bass, Good mids. Highs OK, but lack detail.
Tiso i4 - The best of them for me so far. Neutral sounding good detail in bass, mids and highs, but narrow soundstage and could use more air in the treble.

All tested with the original accessories. Got good fit on them all after changing between different sizes eartips.

To come:
QCY T1C
Advanced Audio Model X
 
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yes still enjoying the anbes 359, battery lasts for ever, sounds great. one thing I noticed that is very good, when exercising no thumping in the ear, maybe slightly but its not really noticeable. my other buds are horrible in this department, especially the sennheiser mtw those thump the hardest in ear while walking or running.
 
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