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It's great that they will sell the Mellianus with the PW audio 1960 cable worth $ 1000 (how much exactly?) but this does also mean, that the Mellianus will cost over 2k just because of this ridiculously pricey cable! I would have found it much better if they would sell them with a "normal" pw Audio upgrade cable (like Oriolus Mk2) and therefore lower the price of the Mellianus to 1.5k.
 
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It's great that they will sell the Mellianus with the PW audio 1960 cable worth $ 1000 (how much exactly?) but this does also mean, that the Mellianus will cost over 2k just because of this ridiculously pricey cable! I would have found it much better if they would sell them with a "normal" pw Audio upgrade cable (like Oriolus Mk2) and therefore lower the price of the Mellianus to 1.5k.
 
The price is HKD 7,800 at Hong Kong, so it would be $1,005 in US dollars (today's exchange rate).
 
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It's great that they will sell the Mellianus with the PW audio 1960 cable worth $ 1000 (how much exactly?) but this does also mean, that the Mellianus will cost over 2k just because of this ridiculously pricey cable! I would have found it much better if they would sell them with a "normal" pw Audio upgrade cable (like Oriolus Mk2) and therefore lower the price of the Mellianus to 1.5k.
 
It's a little bit of a marketing choice too; by collaborating with other companies they can split profit as well as push out a much more premium product.
 
Of course, there'll be people like you and me who would also prefer a cheaper IEM without the frills of a luxury cable that we didn't ask for. As I'm a big fan of Oriolus I hope they'll be flexible with the cable choices and pricing, but I highly doubt it.
 
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It's a little bit of a marketing choice too; by collaborating with other companies they can split profit as well as push out a much more premium product.
 
Of course, there'll be people like you and me who would also prefer a cheaper IEM without the frills of a luxury cable that we didn't ask for. As I'm a big fan of Oriolus I hope they'll be flexible with the cable choices and pricing, but I highly doubt it.
 
I'm hoping that Mellianus will come with reasonably priced cable, as MK2's "No.5".
 
It could be dropped the price greatly (approximately 2k -> 1.3k)
 
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I'm hoping that Mellianus will come with reasonably priced cable, as MK2's "No.5".

It could be dropped the price greatly (approximately 2k -> 1.3k)

Exactly! But I also doubt that we will have a cable choice. It's a pity, because I like the look of the PW nr5 cable more than the 1960.
 
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Exactly! But I also doubt that we will have a cable choice. It's a pity, because I like the look of the PW nr5 cable more than the 1960.

I am also love the PW No5 cable looks and material.
 
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Any recommended online store where I can acquire a Forsteni?
MusicaAcoustics currently don't have it on stock. :frowning2:
 
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Any recommended online store where I can acquire a Forsteni?
MusicaAcoustics currently don't have it on stock. :frowning2:

Another member contacted Jaben Hong Kong to order the Oriolus mk2 and I think was able to sort something out, but it might depend on where you're located too.
 
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Less than $850 what can i ask more the only complaint is the eartips sucks so hard to put in want to try shure 846 one pls help me to find proper eartip
 
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Less than $850 what can i ask more the only complaint is the eartips sucks so hard to put in want to try shure 846 one pls help me to find proper eartip
 
JVC Spiral Dot works for me.
 
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Sorry i havent gone through the previous posts.

Just would like to know if anybody has tried the custom iem version of the oriolus. And what the sonic differences might be compared to the universal version. I saw on the japanese site that it can be done for 300ish dollars by sending the universal iem back to them to have it done.

Thanks
 
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How can u physically tell the difference between mk1 vs mk2 or version2?
Im really confused!
 
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How can u physically tell the difference between mk1 vs mk2 or version2?
Im really confused!

Mk1 is kinda dark blue body with no Oriolus branding on shell

Mk2 is black with golden Oriolus branding on the shell

Version 2? are u referring to the Oriolus Forsteni?
 
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Im not sure about Forsteni but saw this review in Headfonia
http://www.headfonia.com/review-oriolus-v2/
 
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