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Damn. My null cable is on it's way.
So is mine but with no Mic. I use cheapo chifi iem's for phone duty. Current is a piston 2.0 for the phone.
 
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So is mine but with no Mic. I use cheapo chifi iem's for phone duty. Current is a piston 2.0 for the phone.
I only ordered the cable solely for the mic. Sure hope my mic fares better.
 
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I only ordered the cable solely for the mic. Sure hope my mic fares better.
I hope so as well for you since that was a particular need causing the order. Good luck and hope it meets expectations.
 
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I got the Massdrop Plus and decided I like it, 90% satisfied, but feel something's still missing there. Wish to see a comparison between this and the AK Michelle which I heard and definitely fell in love before.
 
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I got the Massdrop Plus and decided I like it, 90% satisfied, but feel something's still missing there. Wish to see a comparison between this and the AK Michelle which I heard and definitely fell in love before.
Wow, I was going back and forth between these same two headphones and the Campfire Polaris. Living in Germany I had no chance of demoing the three. I went with the massdrop + which was the cheaper of the three but still with great reviews across the web.
 
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Wow, I was going back and forth between these same two headphones and the Campfire Polaris. Living in Germany I had no chance of demoing the three. I went with the massdrop + which was the cheaper of the three but still with great reviews across the web.
I do have the Polaris and I actually preferred the Polaris over the MD plus due to the more lively tonality and the same level of coherence/soundstage/detail retrieval. I do feel the Polaris is more relaxing than the MD plus also.
 
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I do have the Polaris and I actually preferred the Polaris over the MD plus due to the more lively tonality and the same level of coherence/soundstage/detail retrieval. I do feel the Polaris is more relaxing than the MD plus also.
Ugh. damn it. LOL can't win them all.
 
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I think the Polaris performs at a slightly higher level than the Plus. Bit better timbre, more natural bass. But it's got a w-shaped tuning and costs twice as much. And the comfort is hit or miss. So while the Polaris certainly has its strengths, the Plus is likely a safer option for many.

Personally, I'm waiting for a Campfire earphone that combines the coherence of the Polaris' hybrid design with the technical superiority of the Andromeda. That'll be something special. But the Plus is a great placeholder in the interim.
 
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I think the Polaris performs at a slightly higher level than the Plus. Bit better timbre, more natural bass. But it's got a w-shaped tuning and costs twice as much. And the comfort is hit or miss. So while the Polaris certainly has its strengths, the Plus is likely a safer option for many.

Personally, I'm waiting for a Campfire earphone that combines the coherence of the Polaris' hybrid design with the technical superiority of the Andromeda. That'll be something special. But the Plus is a great placeholder in the interim.
Oh my! You must be talking about a gold-colored IEM! :)
 
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I think the Polaris performs at a slightly higher level than the Plus. Bit better timbre, more natural bass. But it's got a w-shaped tuning and costs twice as much. And the comfort is hit or miss. So while the Polaris certainly has its strengths, the Plus is likely a safer option for many.

Personally, I'm waiting for a Campfire earphone that combines the coherence of the Polaris' hybrid design with the technical superiority of the Andromeda. That'll be something special. But the Plus is a great placeholder in the interim.
These are my first iems that cost more than 50 bucks. I have the mee audio m6 pro (1st edition) as my only iem. I normally use over ears as alot of iems/earbuds hurt my Intertragic notch and tragus (lol had to look up those names) Are the included tips comfortable to wear?
 
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I got the Massdrop Plus and decided I like it, 90% satisfied, but feel something's still missing there. Wish to see a comparison between this and the AK Michelle which I heard and definitely fell in love before.
Besides the design (and price), what is the difference between the Astell Kern Michelle and the Astell Kern Michelle limited?
 
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These are my first iems that cost more than 50 bucks. I have the mee audio m6 pro (1st edition) as my only iem. I normally use over ears as alot of iems/earbuds hurt my Intertragic notch and tragus (lol had to look up those names) Are the included tips comfortable to wear?
No guarantees, but I find the Plus extremely comfortable. I use the included double-flange tips for a deeper insertion (natch) and have experienced zero discomfort. Some people have complained about the Plus' vaguely medical appearance, but the cobalt acrylic looks nice enough to me and a little cosmetic awkwardness is a small price to pay for such an extraordinarily cozy fit.
Oh my! You must be talking about a gold-colored IEM!
If you mean the Dorado, that's not quite what I have in mind. :wink: Good sound, but a bit too warm and v-shaped for my liking.
 
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No guarantees, but I find the Plus extremely comfortable. I use the included double-flange tips for a deeper insertion (natch) and have experienced zero discomfort. Some people have complained about the Plus' vaguely medical appearance, but the cobalt acrylic looks nice enough to me and a little cosmetic awkwardness is a small price to pay for such an extraordinarily cozy fit.


If you mean the Dorado, that's not quite what I have in mind. :wink: Good sound, but a bit too warm and v-shaped for my liking.
Thanks for the response.:beyersmile:
 
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No guarantees, but I find the Plus extremely comfortable. I use the included double-flange tips for a deeper insertion (natch) and have experienced zero discomfort. Some people have complained about the Plus' vaguely medical appearance, but the cobalt acrylic looks nice enough to me and a little cosmetic awkwardness is a small price to pay for such an extraordinarily cozy fit.


If you mean the Dorado, that's not quite what I have in mind. :wink: Good sound, but a bit too warm and v-shaped for my liking.
Ah I see!
Yes, really hope Campfire gotta to up with something new that leverages all their techs strengths!
 
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