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I didnt hear any difference between my iphone 7 and mojo. And i really tried for a long time. Because i was hoping and expecting a big difference. Using tidal hifi.
 
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I didnt hear any difference between my iphone 7 and mojo. And i really tried for a long time. Because i was hoping and expecting a big difference. Using tidal hifi.

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I think we both know what is the simple explanation: psycho acoustics...   

 
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I didnt hear any difference between my iphone 7 and mojo. And i really tried for a long time. Because i was hoping and expecting a big difference. Using tidal hifi.
 
 
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I think we both know what is the simple explanation: psycho acoustics...   
 
I've tried ie800 + mojo and it sounded a bit cold to my old ears. 

While iDSD BL adds warmth and sweetness, gives the sound energy and instrument separation / details, Mojo didn't change the sound that much compared to FiiO X5ii, And this is kinda something like a shock because ie800 + Hugo was a great combo when I heard it last time.  As things are right now, I would either go with iDSD BL or Hugo. 

FiiO is cooking a new X7 as well that might be interesting, but my top choice only sound wise would be iDSD BL right now. 
 
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I've tried ie800 + mojo and it sounded a bit cold to my old ears. 

George, if you think the mojo combo is too cold, I think your Fiio X5III listening has swayed you to the dark warm side :)

Mojo is significantly warmer than Hugo with ie800s.
 
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George, if you think the mojo combo is too cold, I think your Fiio X5III listening has swayed you to the dark warm side


Mojo is significantly warmer than Hugo with ie800s.
 
Actually, the one I heard actually and literally sounded cold 

 
But not bright, I can hear what we would name warm, the mids had a weird //cold tonality. 
 
Since it kept disconnecting and didn't even bother to connect to my mi max, I have a serious feeling that the one Mojo I tested was broken. If it was broken, then there's nothing I can do. Nobody who heard it didn't really like it so that particular unit might have had a problem 

 
Also, don't worry, I'm still in the neutral area. I don't have X5-3 

 
Right now I'm playing with iDSD BL from iFi, and I think it sounds nice. No roll-off, no treble smoothing, the cymbal energy is all there, but the mids have a sweetness to them that's hard to put in words. ie800 presents the same kind of mids sweetness naturally, again hard to put in words 
 
 
You've tested X5-3 after all>? Curious if you've liked it 
 
 
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Actually, the one I heard actually and literally sounded cold :D

But not bright, I can hear what we would name warm, the mids had a weird //cold tonality. 

Since it kept disconnecting and didn't even bother to connect to my mi max, I have a serious feeling that the one Mojo I tested was broken. If it was broken, then there's nothing I can do. Nobody who heard it didn't really like it so that particular unit might have had a problem :xf_eek:

Also, don't worry, I'm still in the neutral area. I don't have X5-3 :frowning2:

Right now I'm playing with iDSD BL from iFi, and I think it sounds nice. No roll-off, no treble smoothing, the cymbal energy is all there, but the mids have a sweetness to them that's hard to put in words. ie800 presents the same kind of mids sweetness naturally, again hard to put in words :gs1000smile:  

You've tested X5-3 after all>? Curious if you've liked it :veryevil:  

Glad you found a good sound with the ifi. Listened to their ss/valve combo at recent meet, but unfortunately it didn't improve anything to me over my Hugo. There were no X5iii's at meet, would like to have had a go as potential transport to my ordered Hugo II. But not keen on their Co-ax socket, so sticking to my X5i with a nice dedicated socket that's compatible with my cables.
 
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Can anyone recommend a good cord upgrade for the ie800s?  Like a little longer, maybe a mic, but similar build quality.  While the stock cable is short and microphonicy, it's very very sturdy.
 
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Can anyone recommend a good cord upgrade for the ie800s?  Like a little longer, maybe a mic, but similar build quality.  While the stock cable is short and microphonicy, it's very very sturdy.
Something like this?https://www.audiosanctuary.co.uk/sennheiser-rcs800-smartphone-microphone-lead-for-ie800-earphones.html
 
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Yeah, but I'm in the U.S.  Site is a little buggy for me too.
Me too. I've wanted these when it was announced a couple years ago but I've never seen them for sale on USA websites or dealers.
 
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Me too. I've wanted these when it was announced a couple years ago but I've never seen them for sale on USA websites or dealers.
So do you have any alternates?  With them and a mojo in my pocket it's the perfect distance to just barely tug on my ear a little, which is super annoying and ridiculous.
 
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Can anyone link me where to pick up extra IE800 OEM earfoams?  I swear some of the decisions on IE800 are just so anti-consumer that it frustrates me.  When I contacted them regarding the replacement foams, basically no response, well...then why the hell did you make it proprietary?  Now I can't even find it on their replacement accessory page. IE800's are basically useless without a good seal...so thanks for my $800 paperweight Sennheiser...
 
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  Can anyone link me where to pick up extra IE800 OEM earfoams?  I swear some of the decisions on IE800 are just so anti-consumer that it frustrates me.  When I contacted them regarding the replacement foams, basically no response, well...then why the hell did you make it proprietary?  Now I can't even find it on their replacement accessory page. IE800's are basically useless without a good seal...so thanks for my $800 paperweight Sennheiser...
http://headphonespares.sennheiser.co.uk/portable-headphones/ie-800
 
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  Can anyone link me where to pick up extra IE800 OEM earfoams?  I swear some of the decisions on IE800 are just so anti-consumer that it frustrates me.  When I contacted them regarding the replacement foams, basically no response, well...then why the hell did you make it proprietary?  Now I can't even find it on their replacement accessory page. IE800's are basically useless without a good seal...so thanks for my $800 paperweight Sennheiser...
 
You mean rubber tips, right? 

 
Ie800 doesn't have foam tips...
 
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