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UE Live
LCDi4
VE8
Fitear Titan
IER-Z1R
MDR-EX1000/EE Phantom
UE 18+ pro (uni)
fitear sr335
Noble K10
Tralucent Audio ref 1 too
JH Audio Layla ll
64audio U18
Legend X
Fitear EST
Sony MDR Z5
TG 334
JH Roxanne
JH Audio JH13
KSE1500
EE Arthur
JH Audio Angie ll
Sennheiser IE800s
1plus2
Westone 4
Earsonics SM3
JVC FX700
 
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welcome. but for me, the most beautiful sounding mids (vocals primarily) I've heard are the fitears very euphonic.
UE for detailed vocals and feel and also euphonic. with fitears, the mids retain its euphonic sound after hearing different model.
 
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Updating my rankings after getting a much better seal and sound with my Andromedas with Symbio W (was using stock marshmallow tips before):

1. Sony Z1R
2. Shure KSE1200
3. Audeze LCDi4
4. Anole VX
5. Campfire Andromeda (v3)
6. Sony M9
7. Empire Ears Zeus XIV
8. Empire Ears Legend X
9. Noble Audio Khan
10. Sony EX1000

The Andromedas actually have a massive soundstage horizontally and vertically. The vertical soundstage for me improved significantly after I got a better seal. Layers and layers of depth and detail while sounding extremely musical with a honey-like timbre to them. I pair it with my SR15 so it’s dead silent and improves the dynamics quite a bit. Quite a few IEMs excel at imaging (skeleton) but the Andromedas give shape, texture and depth to those images (skin and muscle). Very holographic like.
 
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Updating my rankings after getting a much better seal and sound with my Andromedas with Symbio W (was using stock marshmallow tips before):

1. Sony Z1R
2. Shure KSE1200
3. Audeze LCDi4
4. Anole VX
5. Campfire Andromeda (v3)
6. Sony M9
7. Empire Ears Zeus XIV
8. Empire Ears Legend X
9. Noble Audio Khan
10. Sony EX1000

The Andromedas actually have a massive soundstage horizontally and vertically. The vertical soundstage for me improved significantly after I got a better seal. Layers and layers of depth and detail while sounding extremely musical with a honey-like timbre to them. I pair it with my SR15 so it’s dead silent and improves the dynamics quite a bit. Quite a few IEMs excel at imaging (skeleton) but the Andromedas give shape, texture and depth to those images (skin and muscle). Very holographic like.
1 ... Sony Z1R just wow
I'm still a big entusiast of mdr ex1000 it's that really big difference between Ier vs mdr :) ?
 
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1 ... Sony Z1R just wow
I'm still a big entusiast of mdr ex1000 it's that really big difference between Ier vs mdr :) ?
Ya, I personally think the Z1R is more engaging and has better imaging. Also has isolation and is a better fit (despite the awful fit) than the EX1000 (I used to own it) for me. Improvement in all aspects except maybe the speedy and responsive EX1000 bass which I loved.
 
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Ya, I personally think the Z1R is more engaging and has better imaging. Also has isolation and is a better fit (despite the awful fit) than the EX1000 (I used to own it) for me. Improvement in all aspects except maybe the speedy and responsive EX1000 bass which I loved.
for me, ex1000 comfort is excellent even better than xelento and fantastic seal , so the bass is perfect even better than obravo ra-c-cu ( owned) and xelento I just can't imagine better bass than ex1000
 
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1. Fakes AKG K3003i
2. Etymotic ER4P
3. Shure SE535
4. Fengru DIY EMX500
5. Shure SE215

The most comfortable is Shure SE215
LOL, I do believe this is the first time I've ever seen fakes listed in this thread and taking the top spot.
 
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As a budding audiophile I've only listened to a few:

1) Moondrop KXXS
2) Sony XB90EX - 16mm drivers, incredible bass and surprisingly detailed. Lasted me 2 years before the cables started to fail
2) TFZ No. 3 (returned, also incredible bass but too harsh on the treble.
3) Tin T2 Pro (returned, too harsh on the treble, wish I got non-pro)
4) Monoprice 9927's
 
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LOL, I do believe this is the first time I've ever seen fakes listed in this thread and taking the top spot.
With classical music I prefer this fakes over LCD2. With pop music they are too bassy for me.
 
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