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They look so awkward...
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They look so awkward...

Those look absolutely normal compared to the ear rapers Etymotic likes to call IEM's. tongue.gif
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They look so awkward...

Those look absolutely normal compared to the ear rapers Etymotic likes to call IEM's. tongue.gif

LOL ear probes. Idk.

Do you guys have any suggestions for aesthetically pleasing, and comfortable IEMs? tongue.gif
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LOL ear probes. Idk.

Do you guys have any suggestions for aesthetically pleasing, and comfortable IEMs? tongue.gif

i remember my old Shures being fairly comfy.
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LOL ear probes. Idk.

Do you guys have any suggestions for aesthetically pleasing, and comfortable IEMs? tongue.gif

If you got cash - which at $100 wouldn't fit the budget - but BASS IEM's:
-TF10 (not really comfortable)
-Denon C710/751 (discontinued)
-Futuresonic MG7 (not much mid-bass, but sub-bass is insane)
-Monster Miles davis tribute (discontinued and replaced with the "trumpets")
-Monster Turbine (dipped mids, bloated mid bass)
-Monster Turbine Pro gold (expensive for what they offer and they need that unlimited warranty as they break easily)
-Sennheiser IE7/8 (Nice, but I greatly dislike their sound signature, overly raved about on head-fi too)

Hope this helps somewhat - but the cream of the crop is definitely the CKS77's

Check my IEM inventory and the ratings I gave for BASS on IEM's:
http://www.totallydubbed.net/headphone-inventory/

I'm quite the basshead, at least I used to be more than I am now.
On head-fi some people would say: "I don't trust others opinions, they aren't real bassheads, but you I trust" -> that was towards people recommending the Se535's for bass (I felt like slapping them)

EDIT:
DYNAMIC DRIVERS move more air than BALANCED ARMATURE drivers, and thus feel as if they have more bass (which they do generally) - However there are some BA IEM's like the PFE232's which are quite bassy for BA's!
Alternatively, and the route I went for is getting a BA driver earphone (for the excellent mids and highs) and then pairing it up with the Digizoid ZO2 headphone amp.
That baby will give you more bass that you'll ever need in your life LOL.
Trust me, that cranked up, and double amped with the EHP-O2D - vibrates my D2K's off my head haha:
http://www.digizoid.com/zo/
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

i remember my old Shures being fairly comfy.

Comfortable they might be, bass they aren't
Edited by Totally Dubbed - 2/20/13 at 7:11pm
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I God, I just remembered I have a pair of Turbines still. They do have soooo muchhhh bassss.
 
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I God, I just remembered I have a pair of Turbines still. They do have soooo muchhhh bassss.

yup but they bloat the mids way too much for my liking.
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I like beats for the consumer bass. I really have no problem with bloated or fake bass. the more, the better. oh and i just lost the foam covering on my junk sansa headphones, so i guess now i have to get new headphones. just gotta sell the HFI-580s first
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I like beats for the consumer bass. I really have no problem with bloated or fake bass. the more, the better. oh and i just lost the foam covering on my junk sansa headphones, so i guess now i have to get new headphones. just gotta sell the HFI-580s first

I guess the important question we need answered then is, do you only care about having lots of boom in your bass or does sound quality actually matter to you?
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I like beats for the consumer bass. I really have no problem with bloated or fake bass. the more, the better. oh and i just lost the foam covering on my junk sansa headphones, so i guess now i have to get new headphones. just gotta sell the HFI-580s first

I guess the important question we need answered then is, do you only care about having lots of boom in your bass or does sound quality actually matter to you?

Honestly, I'd have to say sound quality doesn't matter tongue.gif I appreciate the HFI-580s since they're enjoyable to listen to, and I know they're not high-end by any means
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