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The short answer is yes.


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Long answer Yeeeeeeeeeeeessssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss?
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Long answer Yeeeeeeeeeeeessssssssssssssssssssssssssssssss?

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The short answer is yes.


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Hmm... if future finances permit, I will definitely consider this and the TF10 as I get discounts for both. I have been dying for a high quality pair of IEM's to use on long fishing trips.
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post #16083 of 38156
Hello,

I am on the hunt for a vintage amp at the moment. I was wondering if there was any I should look out for in particular.

Also are there any other sites apart from ebay I could look at in the UK.

Thanks.

(Also could some one explain the benefits behind higher end cable interconnects between my record player and the amp?)

(Also also what in gods name is this: http://www.musicdirect.com/p-2378-shunyata-king-cobra-cx-power-cable.aspx and why so much?!)
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It's hard to compare anything to the W3000ANV since they are so colored. I never really understood it when individuals described soundstage as "being up on stage" or "being a couple of seats back", but I can describe the W3000ANVs sounding as if you are the microphone itself.

In that context, the K3003 is much more traditional sounding. It seems to be bassier and have extended sub-bass, while the W3000 has stronger midrange. Treble performance is similar.

K3003s sound wider and more separated; they almost never get congested. They also have HD 800 levels of resolution, as far as extracting subtleties of a recording are concerned. They are also more versatile when it comes to genres.

These are my impressions with the "reference" filter. I was considering a pair of HD 800s and am going to audition them again soon, but I think the K3003s will obviate the potential purchase as my "detailed" set. The packaging and build is also much better than those of the HD 800 IMO. And these actually have appreciable bass.

Only huge con I can think of is that not only are the cables non-replaceable, but the routing of them is so unique that if ever you ruin the cable you are probably just completely screwed.
Edited by friend'scatdied - 6/2/13 at 1:43pm
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These are my impressions with the "reference" filter. I was considering a pair of HD 800s and am going to audition them again soon, but I think the K3003s will obviate the potential purchase as my "detailed" set. The packaging and build is also much better than those of the HD 800 IMO. And these actually have appreciable bass.

Only huge con I can think of is that not only are the cables non-replaceable, but the routing of them is so unique that if ever you ruin the cable you are probably just completely screwed.
I just spent a half hour reading up on the K3003s... Let's just say that I am darn jealous. Enjoy whatever you decide on!
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post #16086 of 38156
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It's hard to compare anything to the W3000ANV since
Only huge con I can think of is that not only are the cables non-replaceable, but the routing of them is so unique that if ever you ruin the cable you are probably just completely screwed.

Yeah that cable...no idea what they were thinking personally.
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Yeah that cable...no idea what they were thinking personally.

Android and iOS cables are the new flavors it seems. It's understandable for IEM, but full-blown headphones make me scratch my head sometimes.
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Android and iOS cables are the new flavors it seems. It's understandable for IEM, but full-blown headphones make me scratch my head sometimes.

I don't get how that has relevance to detachable cables?

Oh and I have come across maybe 2-3 earphones that were ACTUALLY Android compatible. Most of them aren't.
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I don't get how that has relevance to detachable cables?

Oh and I have come across maybe 2-3 earphones that were ACTUALLY Android compatible. Most of them aren't.

They want them to use the remotes on the cables, and if the cable breaks, gotta buy new IEM's. Built in IEM cables with remotes means you can't change them. My 2cents.gif
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They want them to use the remotes on the cables, and if the cable breaks, gotta buy new IEM's. Built in IEM cables with remotes means you can't change them. My 2cents.gif

False.
Check PFE232 -has two cables - one with mic, and one without.
I naturally use the one without mic.
It has a removable cable.

AKG, just went down the "cheap" route.
How ironic that is, is just too funny
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