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OK, warm is perhaps not the exact term; let's put it this way : does the Frozen makes them sound colder? :smile:

Yes, I've received the Infinity on Monday, had only time to spend 2-3 hours with them, love their sound but I'm finding the cable too stiff - the over the ear part and the connectors precisely which make the Infinity move in my ears - so even if I love the sound of the cable I don't find it very confortable, that's why I was looking for another cable even if I'm reluctant to spend more $$ after buying the Infinity and a AK SP2000 :unamused:
Already owned a OC Studio cable (the OCAUX 4 wires) that I used with my 1ZR, liked its sound and it was really confortable
Nice-how’s infinity sound out of SP2000? They seem to vary by source
 
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I do not find Frozen makes Supreme cooler but I’ll have to try it with infinity. What tips are you using? With Spinfits 155, I have very good fit and seal and the IEMs do not move even if I adjust the cable.
That would be awesome if you can test with Infinity :dt880smile: appreciate !
Mine are custom :)
 
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Nice-how’s infinity sound out of SP2000? They seem to vary by source
Absolutely awesome in my opinion!
The SP2000 is less neutral than the SP1000 but transparent enough to enjoy the SQ of the Infinity (and by far more transparent than my previously owned Sony WM1Z).
The SP2000 has more bodied medium than the SP1000, bass has more impact without being too harsh, and treble are nice and delicate.
 
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Absolutely awesome in my opinion!
The SP2000 is less neutral than the SP1000 but transparent enough to enjoy the SQ of the Infinity (and by far more transparent than my previously owned Sony WM1Z).
The SP2000 has more bodied medium than the SP1000, bass has more impact without being too harsh, and treble are nice and delicate.
I am interested to try both Supreme and Infinity on the SP2K too.

Also some encouraging news on the pairing of Infinity2 and OC Frozen. Vs stock cable, Frozen adds body and weight to mids and bass. Notes are thicker and there is a slight increase in sub bass. Also hear sound stage opening further.

OCAux I believe is a gold plated silver cable and should add body and weight to Infinity as well. At least that is my experience with GPS cables or cables with gold in them.
 
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Great! Can’t wait to read your impressions!
Between the Supreme 2 and Noir, the Rhapsodio is the more technically superior IEM but that's not the full story.

Both the Infinity 2 and Supreme 2 are masters at layering, separation and imaging. I have not heard another TOTL IEM which can match both Rhapsodios in those departments but I must admit I have not heard the TOTLs from both MMR and Noble.

Sound stage on the Noir is excellent in all axis and the Supreme 2 matches it but the presentation on both IEMs are very different.

The Noir has a more airy presentation while the Supreme gives a noticeably thicker and more full bodied presentation. Although Noir is tuned for warmer mids with a bump in the lower mids vs the original Fourte, Supreme's mids has more weight to it's notes through its frequency range. Mids on the Supreme are more forward with rich, organic and smooth vocals. Vocals and instruments on Supreme have excellent timber and tonality and I really love how real voices sound on certain recordings. There were more than a couple of times I got spooked by voices that seem to appear in front of me while I was listening and doing work at the same time. In terms of resolution and clarity, Supreme is performing at a higher level than the Noir but the gap is not huge. If Vocals are the main genre you listen to, Supreme is the better performer although the Noir is no slouch either.

I have not done more in depth comparison on treble performance between both but I believe the Noir has better extension. However, similar to mids, notes in the higher registers on the Supreme have more weight.

Coming to bass, my opinion is that nothing beats a DD driver for sub bass. The Supreme is not for bass heads and is tuned for a more bass neutral presentation. There is no artificial bump in the lower registers and it gives what the track calls for. It has very good mid bass and sub bass is able to go deep when the track calls for it but the Noir's sub bass goes lower, is more visceral and has better texture. Sub bass performance from the magnetostatic driver on the Supreme seem to lie between a BA and DD driver. It has the BA characteristics of speed and short decay but at the same time, I can hear and feel the motion of air similar to what you get from a DD driver.

At this point of time, I find both to be extremely capable and are in my top 3. The Noir is currently my all rounder and an excellent IEM. It is the one I pick up when I stream to discover new music as it is able to do all genres well The Supreme is my Vocal specialist and is currently pretty unbeatable in that department. The organic and life like vocal performance is just so intoxicating.
 
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Pretty large purchase there! Review aside, what’s it sound like? What are you using to drive it? And how’s it compare to your Noir? :)
I have not received it yet. It’s still being manufactured. Once I receive it I will let you know.
 
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Picture of my favorite IEMs 😎, and next to them is just the infinity.


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Idk...the blue text and slider on the MAX doesn't seem to fit in that well. :stuck_out_tongue_winking_eye:
The blue text and slider on the screen is supposed to color match the blue micro fiber throw the units are place on! :L3000:
 
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