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derek.morash
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Mar 17, 2017
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Just got mine today, what an absolute waste of money. I kept reading about people saying they're big but from looking at the pictures I thought they didn't look that bad. Well it looks and feels like I have AA batteries sticking out of my ears. Even with the winds there's no way these are staying in my ears while I run, I feel like even if I turn around too quick they're fly out. I know they aren't particularly made to be athletic earbuds but come on.
I haven't even taken the time to listen to them yet but I can already tell that they are going to get thrown in a pile of old junk in the next few days. Very disappointing, I knew I should've cancelled my order when I kept reading more and more bad reviews. Why do these keep getting picked for drops?
I might give an update after I listen to them, and I'll try to do the recommended 50-100 hour burn in lol
Mar 17, 2017
Dn_89
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Mar 20, 2017
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Yep, I had the same experience. I tossed mine in the trash after a few days of trying the various earbud tips. Even with the wings, these things will not stay put.
I made a similar comment below, and one of the designers commented that "9 out of 10" users can find a comfortable fit. So they sell 10k units, and a thousand people can't get them to work? Any designer should know that this means the product sucks, period. Sad to say, but this experience has turned me off of massdrop completely.
Mar 20, 2017
derek.morash
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Mar 21, 2017
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I have about 20 hours of break in time now, kinda hard to do when the battery only lasts 5-6 hours. I've given them a little listen and did not like what I heard, but I'm trying not to have any opinions on that until the break in is done. That being said I don't plan on using them at all because I am also definitely not part of the "9 out of 10" (what a joke) that finds them comfortable.
I'm with you, if this is the kind of thing massdrop thinks is a good idea to support then I'm having second thoughts.
Mar 21, 2017
derek.morash
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Mar 21, 2017
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Another quick update: Turns out they don't hold their charge while not in use. I charged it overnight, unplugged it before going to work this morning, turned them on when I got home (9 hours later) and the battery was almost dead.
Mar 21, 2017
Dn_89
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Mar 22, 2017
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Given the rest of our experiences, I'm hardly surprised. After you've completely given up on these headphones, do yourself a favor and check out the wraparound over-ear design by Insignia. They aren't as attractive as an in-ear design, but they're very comfortable to wear, and I guarantee they won't fall off!
Mar 22, 2017
Jyri
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Nuforce
Apr 5, 2017
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So, what I meant with the 9/10... When a manufacturer designs a product the goal is always to find a perfect balance. There are over 7 billion humans living on this planet and each and everyone have unique ears. We do our very best to try to satisfy each and every user but sometimes, unfortunately, it is not possible. I can guarantee that I have taken notes of your comments and we will try to improve the next generation of BE6i.
Which leads to me to my next topic... Together with SpinFit we designed so called TwinBlade ear tips for our other Bluetooth earphone model. It is not perfect with the BE6i but might do the trick if none of the existing tips work for you. If you could send me your addresses by email, I could send the tips for you to try. My email is jyri.jokirinta( at )optoma.com. Not promising that the TwinBlades will help but would appreciate the opportunity of having one last chance.
Thank you, in advance.
Apr 5, 2017
Jyri
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Nuforce
Apr 5, 2017
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Please see my reply to Dn_89. Would be happy to send a pair of the new tips to you as well. Regarding the battery, on standby should definitely last longer than 9 hours and continuous use is up to 10h. Is it possible that the earphones were connected to a source?
Apr 5, 2017
derek.morash
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Apr 5, 2017
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The only thing it was paired with was my phone which was with me at work, they weren't even turned on because I remember removing it from the charger and leaving it turned off when I left.
There may be 7 billion people with unique ears but I bet none of them like having tree trunks stuck in their ears.
I already gave up on these a while ago and bluetooth IEMs in general, the technology just isn't here yet. I already moved back to wired.
Apr 5, 2017
Jyri
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Nuforce
Apr 5, 2017
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Thank you Derek. I appreciate that you took the shot with our Bluetooth IEMs. We are working on the successor on which we should have addressed the concerns you are having. Once we have this product ready to ship, I´ll send you a note. Hopefully we can deliver.
Apr 5, 2017
khaja-724612
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Apr 21, 2017
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You are right. You can not even walk properly wearing it. Running !!! forget about it. This is for only sitting down and listen music but thats not the idea for bluetooth IEM should be. The sounquality is pretty good though when you properly burn it.
Apr 21, 2017
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