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post #1011 of 37767
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Well, I love the grados but the only issue i have is that they are behind head, and they may not rest her ears nicley, and i cant know without her wearing them... As for iems, whats good out there.
EDIT: and ill just have to buy a leather pouch if i dont get the razers.
the grado sr60 costs a bit more, but sounds better too.

jvc fx33 or fx66 are the best budget IEM.

for a bit more you can get
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post #1012 of 37767
i could go slightly out of budget with the sr60's, but how will they affect battery life?
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post #1013 of 37767
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i could go slightly out of budget with the sr60's, but how will they affect battery life?
they're pretty easy to drive. 32ohms.

senn px100's are very good as well and retail price is $50
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post #1014 of 37767
Thats good to know, which would you buy if you had this budget?
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post #1015 of 37767
sr 60 are better, but the px100 fold up and are better suited for portability. They also leak less sound. If this is strictly portable use I'd go w/ px100
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post #1016 of 37767
ok ill look them a little more closley and try to see which ones she will like the best. Not really sure if she cares about leaking sound, or portability.
EDIT: went ahead and ordered the sr60's. She's worth the quality... just hope my wallet thinks so too lol.
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post #1017 of 37767
OMG OMG OMG! 3 days from Shanghai to Texas. Darkvoice 336i in my hands! I'm sorry that I can't put up some pics but my camera is at my mother-in-laws house. I know I know, pics or it did not happen. I will post some pics tomorrow.

My first thoughts are, WOW this thing is HUGE. From the pictures I saw I thought it might have a footprint equivilant to a 3x5 or 4x6 index card. It is actually more like 8x11. I for sure need to get a nice table to sit this thing on. I'll be posting my impression in the days to come.
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post #1018 of 37767
nice... please tell us anything
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I set it up with what I have available now. I bought a DAC from Soloz and it will be here next week. ATM im going X-Fi > 3.5mm-RCA IC > DV 336i.

When I first turned it on I could not hear ANYTHING. First thoughts are OMG its BROKEN. I played with the volume in Windows and rotated the dail on the amp; nothing.

Then all the sudden I heard a faint sound through my DT770's. I guess the tubes had to warm up a bit because the more the filament inside the tube started the glow the more sound came through. Eventually I had to turn down the volume on the amp because it was not comfortable. Still clear but I was not able to enjoy the sound.

After about 10 minutes I could definately tell the difference between being plugged directly into my x-fi and having my amp. By the time I got to track 13 on the LOTR: Return of the King soundtrack I felt like I had moved to the front row of the performance. The percusion has become extremely detailed. I can hear each time the drum is struck. The mids and highs have also become more refined.

I can turn the amp up much further than my comforable listening level and there is absolutly no increase in destortion or static. Although I can hear a very faint hum during silence between tracks, I'm confident that will be gone after I have a few more hours to let the amp and tubes burn in. I'll get my DAC in the middle of next week and I have purchased several tubes off ebay that will also be here next week. I'll keep everyone posted on the changes and my experiences in the weeks to come.
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... Now thats epic.
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