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Hard to explain, SM3 shell making strange sound when tapped . . .

  1. ethanw
    OK, so I have this O.C.D. thing where I tap on the shells of IEMS right after I put them in.  Well, I lightly tap, then snap my fingers outside my ears so I know I have a good seal.  Not too crazy, right? Anyway.  I currently have in my possession a pair of SM3 v2's.  When I put them in and tap on the shells, the left one makes a sound sort of like a hand drum.  It's sort of a hollow sound that takes a bit of time to decay (one second maybe?).  The right IEM is nice and solid sounding like every other IEM I've tried.  There's a very quick tone that disappears almost instantly.  Has anyone experienced this before?  I'm not sure if it's affecting the sound quality or not, but I would think if there's sound resonating in the shell like that when it's tapped, then something might be up, right?
     
    HELP!
     
  2. knubbe
    You should probably RMA it if you can
     

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