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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

Is it viable/possible to sell IEM's?

of course, why wouldn't it be?
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Originally Posted by Totally Dubbed View Post

of course, why wouldn't it be?

Because they go inside your ears tongue.gif. It's a valid question at least.

Just assume the buyer will get new ear tips.
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

Because they go inside your ears tongue.gif. It's a valid question at least.

Just assume the buyer will get new ear tips.

Ah I see.
Well tips can be cleaned, changed and even bought (Comply foams as an example)

So I never have seen it bad for someone to buy earphones.
I wouldn't be deterred by buying used earphones - in fact I've bought a few used earphones.
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post

Is it viable/possible to sell IEM's?

Si! Silicone tips just need to be sanitized with alcohol or something similar...foam tips on the other hand... IEMs (higher end) that don't have filters usually come with a tool to clean out the driver openings as well.
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Originally Posted by DADDYDC650 View Post

I need some opinions from the audiophiles out there. I have about 400 bucks to spend. I need a pair that has amazing bass as well as mids and highs that will make me cry from pure joy. It also must have a VERY wide and accurate sound stage for games. I love to listen to all types of music, I watch all types of movies and when I game, I usually play fps.
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HiFiMAN HE-400

OC'ing Noob and Tman have got it right for ya. HE-400 probably have more bass than the HD 650, though not able to confirm that. Also, I know where you can get an HD 650 for $400 brand new, so PM me if you decide on those.
 
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Thanks for the suggestion folks! I've been reading about the HE-400 as well as the HD-650 for awhile now. Would you folks say that you prefer the HE-400 over the HD-650? I just purchased a Creative ZXR so I'm hoping that it will have no problem pushing one of the 2 cans I mentioned above.

I can purchase the HE-400 from Crutchfield for $375 with no tax and free shipping. Good deal?? Anybody shop at Crutchfield? Would I have any issues returning the cans if I don't like them for any reason?
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Someone over at a Danish forum has offered to let me try out the Hifiman HE500 next week so i will be trying those out

Anyone here that have anythng to say about them?
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Ok, I've narrowed my options to the HE-400, AD-900x or the AKG 702/AKG 712 Pro. I've read that the HE-400 has awesome bass with accurate mids and highs with a nice sound stage while the AD 900x AKG 702/712 Pro have great mids/highs with an amazing sound stage but weaker lows compared to the HE-400. So hard to choose!
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Keep in mind the bigger the bass you do sacrifice other areas by muddying the sound.

I agree its very hard to choose. Reason some folks here have more than one pair to compliment each other depending on what your doing.
     
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Thanks for the suggestion folks! I've been reading about the HE-400 as well as the HD-650 for awhile now. Would you folks say that you prefer the HE-400 over the HD-650? I just purchased a Creative ZXR so I'm hoping that it will have no problem pushing one of the 2 cans I mentioned above.

I can purchase the HE-400 from Crutchfield for $375 with no tax and free shipping. Good deal?? Anybody shop at Crutchfield? Would I have any issues returning the cans if I don't like them for any reason?

You know, I didn't even know Crutchfield sold Hifiman. I get those promo codes from them every so often, too. If you do decide on the Hifiman, Crutchfield is one of the better places to order from. Their CS alone is amazing.
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Ok, I've narrowed my options to the HE-400, AD-900x or the AKG 702/AKG 712 Pro. I've read that the HE-400 has awesome bass with accurate mids and highs with a nice sound stage while the AD 900x AKG 702/712 Pro have great mids/highs with an amazing sound stage but weaker lows compared to the HE-400. So hard to choose!

I find it hard to see you enjoying the AKGs if you like bass. I've always been strayed away from them because of the way people describe their bass; Lean.
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Keep in mind the bigger the bass you do sacrifice other areas by muddying the sound.

I agree its very hard to choose. Reason some folks here have more than one pair to compliment each other depending on what your doing.

From what I've heard of the HE-500 compared to the HD 650s is that the bass is better both in impact and detail, and everything in general is just better.

This is true, and it's why I've decided to keep my DT770 32 LEs and HD600 and sell the DT770 80s and Grado SR325i.

And not sure how much you guys check out the Marketplace forums, but Grados and Beyers are now up:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1399066/fs-ft-grado-sr325-i-beyer-dt-770-pro-80#post_20151012
 
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of course, why wouldn't it be?

I was primarily concerned about sanitary reasons, though I do have clean ear canals if I say so myself. tongue.gif
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Originally Posted by Crazy9000 View Post

Because they go inside your ears tongue.gif. It's a valid question at least.

Just assume the buyer will get new ear tips.
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Originally Posted by Totally Dubbed View Post

Ah I see.
Well tips can be cleaned, changed and even bought (Comply foams as an example)

So I never have seen it bad for someone to buy earphones.
I wouldn't be deterred by buying used earphones - in fact I've bought a few used earphones.
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Si! Silicone tips just need to be sanitized with alcohol or something similar...foam tips on the other hand... IEMs (higher end) that don't have filters usually come with a tool to clean out the driver openings as well.

OC'ing Noob and Tman have got it right for ya. HE-400 probably have more bass than the HD 650, though not able to confirm that. Also, I know where you can get an HD 650 for $400 brand new, so PM me if you decide on those.

Thanks guys! I am considering selling my Etymotics HF2 later on and getting either some UE TF10, Senn IE80, or AKG K3003i. Will be going out of the country in a few months and it will be the straw that breaks the camel's back in my decision to purchase new IEM's. I have been meaning to for a while.
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