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Icanhazdrop
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Jan 12, 2016
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I received a heaven IV. After running on FIIO new X3 for a while (till today), I found it's not a earphone best at sound quality. I'm comparing it to a Grado GR10 (Yeah it's unfair but that's the only single unit left around me) and HD800 (for song reference), and the difference is very obvious. Basically, it's GR10 with a low pass filter cut too early and too fast, and a compression with bass (I would describe it as a compressor at ratio of 2~3 running under a LPF of a few hundreds of Hertz slow rolling down, if this makes it more clear). Details aren't outstanding, and I have to actually seek for those. Vocal is a sad story. I would expect it to be better that this, but when a vocal flooded by bass and missing high harmonies, it's just.. well singer with a breathing mask. Piano sounds like the lid is off, and a wooden container covers the whole piano in addition. In summary it's that type like look nice, but sound cheap. Will I keep it? Well probably yes. When outdoors, public transport, queuing, and so on that I want to separate the environment noise. In those cases sound quality is not the top requirement, and I can even bear microphonics of it when I'm not looking for sound quality. BTW it sounds fine with trance. I don't have a lot of those, too bad.
Jan 12, 2016
lpjz290
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Jan 18, 2016
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Mate, I can only say I'm sorry you had a bad experience with the Heaven IV, although the Heaven IV isn't known for bass in the first place. I have been using the IV exclusively playing off the Sony Xperia Z3 phone, sounded amazing (of course, I had to adjust the EQ to get a better balance of bass in, but nonetheless it sounded great with many different genres of music that I listen to, even metal was clear.)
Jan 18, 2016
Icanhazdrop
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Jan 22, 2016
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Well, I was trying to say that mine one got a enough bass just without details. Maybe I asked too much for a lower end range earpiece. Anyway, glad to see you have a nice experience with heaven V :)
Jan 22, 2016
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