TRI earphone impressions - Currently I4 and I3
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Very different beasts. Depends what is your preferred sound signature and preferred music genres.
I prefer energetic genres, Prodigy, first two albums of Linkin Park. My pair of I3's just shipped, fingers crossed :)
 
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I prefer energetic genres, Prodigy, first two albums of Linkin Park. My pair of I3's just shipped, fingers crossed :)
Then T800 may be a better fit for such genres.

Personally i find the TRI I3 is best with jazz and classical, but YMMV. Maybe the others can chime in to.
 
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I have been enjoying a part-made 8W SPC with my I3 but have just made a 4W 4N pure silver cable (wire from Electro Acousti):

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I'll give it a listen this weekend and feedback!
 
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Anyone know what mesh or can link up for i3. i start feel harsh on stock mesh coz i poke some holes which to have default sound back.
 
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Anyone know what mesh or can link up for i3. i start feel harsh on stock mesh coz i poke some holes which to have default sound back.
I’m using the dust network 4.7mm (better probably 4.5mm) you can see in the mod few post above. Release air and clarity on i3 which is somewhat dark sounding.
 
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Anyone know what mesh or can link up for i3. i start feel harsh on stock mesh coz i poke some holes which to have default sound back.
Did you apply micropore tape ? If not just use micropore tape to cover, just ditch entire mesh and apply small cuts of micropore tape on grill, remember dont block entire grill
 
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Loving my home made pure silver cable on the I3. Slightly cooler timbre compared to SPC overall but clearer, especially in the treble and bass registers. Better separation and nuance throughout the spectrum. Not shrill or harsh in any way. I have a Silver Dragon V1 on the way which might offer a nice fusion of silver and SPC......
 
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Did you apply micropore tape ? If not just use micropore tape to cover, just ditch entire mesh and apply small cuts of micropore tape on grill, remember dont block entire grill
ok i try but i dont have micropore tape.
 
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Well, it had to happen. Bopping away happily with my I3 when there was a loud pop and no sound out of the left earpiece. No sound with side swap or different cable. I have left a message for AK Audio to see what they will do...I have only had them 3 weeks :frowning2:
 
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Well, it had to happen. Bopping away happily with my I3 when there was a loud pop and no sound out of the left earpiece. No sound with side swap or different cable. I have left a message for AK Audio to see what they will do...I have only had them 3 weeks :frowning2:
Well that sucks. Mine are working great. KBEar / Tri are supposed to have a 12 month warranty so you could try contacting them as well.
 
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Here's my Tri i3 Quarantine Set-up:

DAP: FiiO X7

DAC/Amp: ifi iDSD BL
Settings:
Filter = Minimum Phase
Polarity = Positive
Power Mode = Eco
XBass = Off
3D+ = On

IEM: Tri i3 with Mesh Mod and Sony ear tips.

Cables and Adapters:
ifi-audio OTG cable
DD Hifi 2.5mm balanced to 3.5mm SE
Penon GS849

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I got BTR5 yesterday and put i3’s on it and the sound is exquisite!
I want the newest real expensive one, which could be an EJ07 or ST7 in disguise, but unless we get second stimulus check I’ll wait a long time.
Has anyone heard or read about it....can’t remember name but its like $800! Anybody?
 
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I want the newest real expensive one, which could be an EJ07 or ST7 in disguise, but unless we get second stimulus check I’ll wait a long time.
Has anyone heard or read about it....can’t remember name but its like $800! Anybody?
Are u referring to the TRI Starlight? 7 drivers per side (4 electrostatic, 2 balanced armature, 1 CNT dynamic).
 
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Yup
 
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Yeah the TRI Starlight looks superbly interesting, but so far not many reviews. Too risky though to make a blind purchase at that price. But they use Sonion drivers, and my impression is that Sonion is quite picky with which companies they let use their drivers.

If u get it, let us know how it is man!
 
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