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Old 04-12-2017, 11:38 PM
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Default Any other great in-earphones other than iSINE20?

I just got my iSINE20 earphone today, and I'm probably returning them because they're very uncomfortable. They sound great overall but I just don't think I'll keep them.

Do you know of any other high end in-ear phones that sound amazing and comfortable?
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Old 04-13-2017, 12:25 AM
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I really like my Campfire Audio Andromeda's for critical listening. For on the go and ultimate comfort I use my Klipsch X-11's. The Klipsch's are very comfortable and block out most outside sound so very good for flying. The Andromeda's paired with something like an AK 120 give you a realistic audiophile experience on the go.IMG_4418.JPG
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Old 04-15-2017, 12:36 AM
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That campfire looks very serious. Is aluminum comfortable in ear?
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Old 04-15-2017, 01:41 AM
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There are dozens of good IEMs. I have Shure SE535s, which are universal fit, and Westone ES50 with custom molded ear-pieces, both of which I find very good, but there are plenty of others who specialize in in-ear monitors, including the likes of Cardas, Jerry Harvey Audio, Noble, Etymotic, and so on. I see in another thread that you already have a pair of Shure SE846 on order, these are excellent phones. A good source of information is innerfidelity.com. Check the Wall of Fame for earphones here: http://www.innerfidelity.com/content...DIpAdWew3z4.97
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I've been using Shure SE535's for many years, going back to the originals that didn't have the disconnectable cables. Great isolation and deep base to go along with a full mid and top end. A bit pricey, but I'm on my third pair (1 worn out, 1 lost, and the current set).
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Old 04-15-2017, 09:28 AM
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SE535 and SE846 here, but I use me Grado GH1 more these days.
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That campfire looks very serious. Is aluminum comfortable in ear?


I find them very comfortable and was sceptical at first but I have a good dealer who lets me try everything in his large selection of IEM's and headphones.
I also have a pair of AKG 3003's which are also very good and I highly recommend them.
Campfire has a new model Orion which is smaller than the andromeda and a little more conventional looking. I found the bass a bit too emphasized in the Orion but still an excellent IEM.
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Shure se535 Ltd (red) with Moon-Audio Silver Dragon cables. Very happy with them. Good enough that I'm about to get Silver Dragons in balanced for use with Onkyo DP-X1 that I recently acquired. Comfortable enough and good enough isolation that I have not felt the need to look to custom IEMs.
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There are dozens of good IEMs. I have Shure SE535s, which are universal fit, and Westone ES50 with custom molded ear-pieces, both of which I find very good, but there are plenty of others who specialize in in-ear monitors, including the likes of Cardas, Jerry Harvey Audio, Noble, Etymotic, and so on. I see in another thread that you already have a pair of Shure SE846 on order, these are excellent phones. A good source of information is innerfidelity.com. Check the Wall of Fame for earphones here: http://www.innerfidelity.com/content...DIpAdWew3z4.97
Anyone have problems with the SE846? Mine just came in, and the left ear sometimes cuts in and out depending on how I move my head. I reconnected the left ear once and it continued, the second time I re-seated the left cable and it seems to happen less. I'm thinking I'll exchange them.
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Looks like tons of people having the same issue:
http://www.head-fi.org/t/556838/shur...ting-out-audio
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