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Apr 25, 2021 at 1:22 PM Post #56,161 of 61,080

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I do not worry about breakin. I do it for 100 to 150 hours, 24/7 as a natural course of my audio hobby. It makes a difference. If you can not hear it you need to upgrade your amp/DAC.
I do not like most of the headphones when or if they brake in, I sell them and buy new ones if that happens 🙈
 
Apr 25, 2021 at 1:36 PM Post #56,162 of 61,080

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So, what about the PMV PP? Does it sound good for a planar? Anyone else here buy one? What do you think? I have not opened mine and it is 3rd in line for its breakin week.
How do you know there is even a difference in the sound if you do not listen to your gear before the burn in, and how do you know the change is for better ? I am not being silly now, I am just wondering what is the logic behind this?
 
Apr 25, 2021 at 1:49 PM Post #56,163 of 61,080

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How do you know there is even a difference in the sound if you do not listen to your gear before the burn in, and how do you know the change is for better ? I am not being silly now, I am just wondering what is the logic behind this?
No logic involved.

This is just for break in / cable make sound better if whatever believers.

It is impossible to argue one way or the other without getting sucked in.

Just let it go. Different strokes for different folks.

Cheers
 
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Apr 25, 2021 at 1:56 PM Post #56,165 of 61,080

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Apr 25, 2021 at 2:00 PM Post #56,166 of 61,080

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Apr 25, 2021 at 2:14 PM Post #56,168 of 61,080

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And I've arbitrarily decided the low end of "mid-fi" starts at $1,000....with these prices rocketing up, I have no clue what the ceiling is; actually I do: there is none, hahahahaha.
I know you said "arbitrarily" so probably tongue in cheek, but I'd argue the Thieaudio tribrids (Monarch, Clairvoyance), Kinara Nanna, AAWxTCA 4+2, etc, as at least mid-fi, I guess I'm saying $700? It's a silly distinction though.
 
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No logic involved.

This is just for break in / cable make sound better if whatever believers.

It is impossible to argue one way or the other without getting sucked in.

Just let it go. Different strokes for different folks.

Cheers
I understand, just found it strange that someone wants oppinion about the item he has and does not even bother to listen to it, and then decides that something sounds better than before.
This hobby is full of subjects that are not better to be touched with 10 feet pole 😄
 
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I understand, just found it strange that someone wants oppinion about the item he has and does not even bother to listen to it, and then decides that something sounds better than before.
This hobby is full of subjects that are not better to be touched with 10 feet pole 😄
Well, Mr. Welshman, what usually happens in this thread is that someone will announce a new IEM. Then there is a period of discussion, and some of them order the IEM and eventually a review is published in the Head Gear forum. There may be further discussion if the IEM is crap or great in some way.
In the instance of the PMV PP, One post announced the IEM, another poster ordered one and a third poster indicated that he had one and it was pretty good. That was it. No review or further discussion. Unusual.
Well, its a planar and I do not have one.
 
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Well, Mr. Welshman, what usually happens in this thread is that someone will announce a new IEM. Then there is a period of discussion, and some of them order the IEM and eventually a review is published in the Head Gear forum. There may be further discussion if the IEM is crap or great in some way.
In the instance of the PMV PP, One post announced the IEM, another poster ordered one and a third poster indicated that he had one and it was pretty good. That was it. No review or further discussion. Unusual.
Well, its a planar and I do not have one.
There's a thread for it: https://www.head-fi.org/threads/pmv-pp-planar-magic.956940/
 
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Thank You, G777. That thread explains a lot. I was just looking in the wrong place. At 73, I am happy to know where I am most of the time.
 
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Well, Mr. Welshman, what usually happens in this thread is that someone will announce a new IEM. Then there is a period of discussion, and some of them order the IEM and eventually a review is published in the Head Gear forum. There may be further discussion if the IEM is crap or great in some way.
In the instance of the PMV PP, One post announced the IEM, another poster ordered one and a third poster indicated that he had one and it was pretty good. That was it. No review or further discussion. Unusual.
Well, its a planar and I do not have one.
Mine should arrive in few days. I will write a mini review here.
 
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And I've arbitrarily decided the low end of "mid-fi" starts at $1,000....with these prices rocketing up, I have no clue what the ceiling is; actually I do: there is none, hahahahaha.
the bird, hi-fi,
odin, mid-fi,
mest, lo-fi

under $50, peanut-fi ?
 
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TOTL in the Peanut fi realm. KB EAR KS1 https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/kb-ear-ks1.25011/reviews#review-25751 These sound pretty dang good, not bad for the cost of a cheaper dinner plate.
 

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