Man, I really do want a new cable for mine. The stock cable from the us version is fine but I feel like I'm going to ruin it at some point. You've probably already said in this thread, but where did you get that cable?
My sole mission in audio life was getting this terminated into mini xlr so i can switch from SE to balanced in a second and not mess with the crazy stupid termination made by Sony.
I got it done by PETEREK but he doesn't like messing with ex1000 anymore because of the hassle to make and difficulty for end user to get em in correct.
I read a few pages back about a set of Andro (multi BA) against this. I did the same comparison and came to opposite conclusion. ( this hobby....lol)
These are the finest IEM I have ever touched. I touched so many here in Japan. CA, J Harvey, Empire ears, Noble, Kumitate Labs.
I have the king, (pictured in previous post)
I find ASG sureseal tips to work best