UE TF10 by ... Dreamworks?
Dec 21, 2009 at 9:55 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 30


New Head-Fier
Nov 21, 2009
Mine just arrived. are they made using Shrek ears impression or something?
how the hell do you fit these things? with pictures

I spent more time trying to fit these things in my ears then my wife took getting ready for the marriage.
Also, the cable are damn thick, they just don't contour over your ears... I'm feeling like Frankenstein
Dec 21, 2009 at 10:03 PM Post #3 of 30
LOL. I love your honesty.

I stopped wearing mine outdoors when someone starting signing to me... He thought they were hearing aids.
Dec 21, 2009 at 10:13 PM Post #4 of 30
Getting them in gets far quicker and easier after you've done it a few times.

Yes they are not subtle. You can tell that aesthetics took a back seat to performance when these were designed.

Intoflatlines has a good point about re-shelling. I don't know if it's something you've considered but their are a few really good reasons to have it done, one of which is the fact that custom shells don't stick out like stock TF10's.

If you got in on the $99 deal (and the timing on this post makes me think you did) then paying another $100 or so to have Fisher Hearing turn them into custom monitors is easy to justify.
Dec 21, 2009 at 10:22 PM Post #6 of 30

Originally Posted by LoganT /img/forum/go_quote.gif
I find I have to put the IEM's in and then wrap the cord over my ears. Also have you tried lifting up on your ear and then inserting them?

Lift my ears? only if it's like the face lift surgery kind...

Jokes aside, I found the sound very enjoyable, I will let it burn in and try again later... on some tracks I have the impression of hearing like an echo.
Dec 21, 2009 at 10:54 PM Post #9 of 30

Originally Posted by hockeyb213 /img/forum/go_quote.gif
Tf10's experience no audible burn in so if you are burning them in it really isn't worth your time.

So the sibilance that I notice now on a few songs will remain as is??? now I'm disappointed.
Dec 21, 2009 at 11:15 PM Post #12 of 30
Some people hear differences, others don't. From those that do hear differences, some argue that it is your brain "burning in" (i.e. getting used to the sound), and others argue that it has to do with actual burning in of the armatures.

Personally, I did notice a big difference from when I first put them on. I first put on the smallest silicone tips, as I know that those would be the ones that fit me and gave it a listen. Source was my laptop with terrible sound card. The bass sounded enormous and there were pretty much no mids or treble. I eventually swapped to the Comply tips while music was still playing and put them in again. The mids and treble returned and it sounded much better. Then I swapped sources to my iPod and Cmoy, and it sounded much clearer. Then I swapped tips back to the smallest silicone and it sounded terribly sibilant to me. A few songs later and now everything sounds good again.

I think that the first change from incredibly bassy w/ no mids or treble to bassy with treble was due to a physical burn in. This occurred relatively quickly, within several minutes. The change to sibilant I feel was due to the change of tips, but the change from sibilant to nice again is due to mental burn in, in my opinion.
Dec 21, 2009 at 11:30 PM Post #15 of 30
Yes, they are HUGEEEE!!! I actually hate them, which is killing me because I think I might LOVE them more then my SE530's lol. I just cant bare to go outside with them and even inside they are not anywhere near the comfort of my customs. Ill have to reshell after the holidays when I have money again.

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