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Wladoz
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Oct 17, 2016
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Got it! Good build quality. Balanced amazing sound. Best lowprice dynamic iem!
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Oct 17, 2016
ridhuankim
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Oct 18, 2016
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Do you have xiaomi piston 3? How would you compare this to piston 3?
Oct 18, 2016
Digs
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Oct 18, 2016
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Piston 3 sounds better.
Oct 18, 2016
macabong
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Oct 19, 2016
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I had both RE-00 and Xiaomi Piston 4 (Hybrid dual Drivers). The sound from RE clean clear and balanced way above the Piston. Also there is something that makes the RE so unique, I would guess that is the soft fairy-like high. Personally i think the piston is overhyped with so much artificial sounding and elevated bass. That may caught the youth's attentions more and that's it.
Oct 19, 2016
ridhuankim
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Oct 20, 2016
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I think piston 3 sounds fuller due to its bass that fills up the background so it sounds warm. RE-00 has more separation and clarity. Switching from RE-00 to piston3 gives a muddy feeling. Switching from piston3 to RE-00 gives you clarity.
Oct 20, 2016
master_sifu
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Oct 20, 2016
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I couldn't have said that better myself lol. The Pistons are fuller with more low end and good balance with decent detail. The RE-00 have great clarity and very quick mid-bass but nearly no subbass unless you EQ it. Great to have two different sound signatures that excel at different things at this price point.
Oct 20, 2016
master_sifu
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Oct 20, 2016
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Unfortunately that newer Piston is widely regarded as being a not very good earphone. The Piston 3s are much better.
Oct 20, 2016
ridhuankim
633
Oct 20, 2016
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I like how the xiaomi piston hybrid sound. What surprised me was the.xiaomi air. I don't know why I still haven't dumped.it in the bin. Or maybe just to show people how terribly it sounds.
Oct 20, 2016
master_sifu
37
Oct 20, 2016
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I've never personally heard the hybrid, although I have always wanted to lol. What's the xiaomi air?
Oct 20, 2016
ridhuankim
633
Oct 20, 2016
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Its this piece.of crap below.
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Oct 20, 2016
master_sifu
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Oct 21, 2016
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They definitely look interesting, They aren't any good?
Oct 21, 2016
ridhuankim
633
Oct 21, 2016
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They did look very interesting so I got them. The sound is muddy to an extreme. I tried it on my mobile phone(Galaxy Note 3), Dacport Slim(which pairs well with everything) and my tube amp... Also tried it directly on my Fiio X5II and also via FIIO E18. Tried it directly on my laptop. None of them makes it sound any good. It is a shock to me as all the xiaomi products have been very good. I have their Piston2/3/hybrid and now this Air. Only this Air is so bad, I don't think it is a fake one... I always buy from banggood and have been good.
Oct 21, 2016
master_sifu
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Oct 21, 2016
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That really stinks. I only have the Piston 3 and I absolutely love them so I had high hopes for the rest of the Xiaomi earphones. So are the Hybrids any good? The low price makes me question whether they would be of quality or not but they are Xiaomis so I wasn't sure.
Oct 21, 2016
ridhuankim
633
Oct 21, 2016
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The hybrids are pretty good. And at that price, I would.actually recommend them. I uave recommended and my friends love it. With BA driver, the bass lacks(there are exceptions) and that is where the speakers do well. The highs, BA do well. Combined, theoritically, it should be awesome. You then have to limit the frequency range for each drivers to cover and they should overlap correctly to drive the full audio spectrum. In that sense, Xiaomi hybrid delivers! I also have Audio Technica IM70 which is of same configuration.
When I entered my audio journey, I was more leaning towards bass heavy headphones and IEMs. So, when I bought IM70, it went to drawer because I felt it was too bright. (This morning, I was listening on IM70 and I can now really appreciate how it sounds, which I didn't before)
Then as I purchase more, now I find myself leaning towards flatter and natural sounding headphones and IEMs.
I still like Xiaomi hybrid and would occassionally listen to it, its fun for sure.
Its certainly good to have one and it doesn't cost much!
This RE-00, I have mixed feeling. Not that it will go into my drawer.
Oct 21, 2016
master_sifu
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Oct 21, 2016
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Thanks! I'll be putting the hybrids on my wishlist lol. I have found that the RE-00 does better with audio that does not have a lot of low end, since they're pretty much deficient in that area. I think they're more for the clarity of the mids and highs rather than for a full sound. Definitely compliments my bassier sets well.
Oct 21, 2016
Wladoz
2
Oct 22, 2016
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Piston 3 has worst treble extension.
Oct 22, 2016
ridhuankim
633
Oct 26, 2016
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Piston 3 also do not have that much details either. But at that price, it is well worth its value and I believe it actually out performs its price. Mid forward and very fun sounding. Its a pity I cannot find Piston 3 anymore at banggood site. (lots at aliexpress but they look fake, and the price??) Luckily I bought 1 extra just in case :)
I regret I did not purchase 1 extra for Piston 2 so I did not want to make the same regret with Piston 3.
And I am inclined to buy one more Piston Hybrid as backup but I already have too many IEMs :(
Oct 26, 2016
macabong
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Nov 30, 2016
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Nov 30, 2016
master_sifu
37
Dec 14, 2016
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It looks like the Piston 2 is being made again, but just under a different name. Look up 1More Classic on Amazon and it should poo up.
Dec 14, 2016
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