TRI earphone impressions - I4 and I3, Starlight, NEW Starsea
Feb 5, 2021 at 8:24 PM Post #1,936 of 3,182

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Would the I3 be a clear upgrade to the Diamond?

I still really enjoy my Diamonds a lot, heard the I3 has also nice subbass so it caught my attention.

They are qutie different like oranges to apples due to the different transducer types - single DD vs tribid with planar.

The TRI I3 is much harder to drive due to the planars inside, and sounds meh from a low powered source. So if you don't have a powerful source on hand, best to consider something else. TRI I3 is less V shaped (more of a U shape), and TRI I3 has thicker and lusher mids when amped. I think the Diamond is still bassier than the TRI I3 by a tinge, but TRI I3 beats the Diamond in soundstage when amped. Timbre is perhaps better on the Diamond. For imaging, instrument separation and details I think the TRI I3 wins here.
 
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I am picky about cable weight and feel around my ears. Is this cable heavier and/or thicker around the ears than this cable sold on Amazon?
I have the DarkJade (which should be the equivalent to the KB Ear Wide) and it takes some time, to get acclimated to; as it's stiff and on the heavier side

Search the Mid priced IEM cables thread for "Dark", for more information and feedback: link

Going left to right, the weight increases
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On my Kbear Believe, regularly, I have the right side whose volume drops, after one to two hours of listening.
The next day everything goes back to normal.
Am I the only one?
 
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Feb 8, 2021 at 7:50 AM Post #1,943 of 3,182

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Feb 8, 2021 at 8:47 AM Post #1,944 of 3,182

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I have not checked out the diameter. Click on the link and check the specifications, you may find the diameter there.
I don't see any specs..
 
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I don't see any specs..

You are correct, there is no information under the Specifications tab and the Item description tab. Pity.

I would suggest you write to KBEAR on AliExpress and ask for the diameter of the Believe filter. Unfortunately, you may have to wait a while due to their holidays...Chinese New year.
 
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Thanks, I'll ask to Kbear, for these filters
 
Feb 8, 2021 at 2:19 PM Post #1,947 of 3,182

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Diameter is known?

Since this is a direct replacement, the diameter would be the same diameter as the stock one installed on the Believe.
 
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Since this is a direct replacement, the diameter would be the same diameter as the stock one installed on the Believe.
But Im looking for my Whizzer Kylin replacement mesh. As I see this is bit similar
 
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But Im looking for my Whizzer Kylin replacement mesh. As I see this is bit similar

Ah, I understand. I'll measure my Believe and get you an exact measurements tomorrow :)
 
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Ah, I understand. I'll measure my Believe and get you an exact measurements tomorrow :)
Whizzer Kylin He-03 filter is 4.8 or 4.9mm.
 

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