Westone 4 , SE535 or Westone UM3X?
Apr 4, 2013 at 2:39 PM Thread Starter Post #1 of 3

nestea

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Hi, people, i want to buy some new earphones (IEM), for listening Thrash, heavy, progressive Metal (basically Dream Theater, Iron Maiden...), Hard Rock, a little of Jazz and some Classical.
One important thing is that i like to hear the guitar clearly, over all the things.
Another important thing is that it must be durable, i don't want to break the cable.
I'M NOT A BASSHEAD. My mother has some Beats Solo and I dont like them... They have a lot of Bass, but not good bass, an excessive and loud bass.
So, I was wondering which of these is the most appropiate for me.
I'm  from Spain so i will buy from Earphone Solutions or Amazon (co.uk or .es, but not from amazon.com)
My maximum budget is 299 euros, but i can wait if there is something better.
My principal options are Westone 4r, Westone UM3X, Shure 425, Shure 535, Earsonic SM3.
I would play them through an iPod Touch with .flac files (converted to .alac), without amp or DAC.
 
 
 
What should I buy?
What would you recommend me?
 
Apr 4, 2013 at 7:08 PM Post #2 of 3

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The UM3x are great with guitar based music and they are very detailed with good punchy bass and superb imaging.. Others IEMs like UE900, Sony EX1000, PFE232 and ATH_CK100Pro are also good match for guitars sounding good on these IEMs.
 

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