NuForce Primo8 Earphones
NuForce Primo8 Earphones
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Packing a whole lot of tech into a compact, metallic-blue package, the Optoma NuForce Primo8 delivers a bright, clear sound and an extremely secure fit. Along with a convenient detachable cable, the IEMs come with a treasure chest of accessories: 10 pairs of eartips, a gold-plated quarter-inch adapter, and a silky microfiber cleaning cloth, to name a few Read More

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c3474
7
Nov 26, 2018
The Cyber Monday 2018 drop ended early?
raylunos
11
Nov 26, 2018
Is this actually a $500 pair of earphones or is MD bullshitting
npc2
43
Nov 26, 2018
First drop was at about ~$200 (which I unfortunately bought) and then quickly went down as people realized they are not competative. I don't like mine at all and IMO wouldnt pay even the $99 for them had I known.
c3474
7
Nov 27, 2018
Come on be fair. These were launched in 2014 with an MSRP of $499. See https://www.digitaltrends.com/headphone-reviews/nuforce-primo-8-review/ See price drop over time at camel camel camel https://camelcamelcamel.com/NuForce-Primo8-Quad-Driver-Earphones-Phase-Coherent/product/B00JE71NTM?context=search Now in 2018 they are selling on Amazon for $150. Q: Is it a $500 IEM? A: It was in 2014.
lolscene
4
Oct 24, 2018
out of the box it had the red dot of the mmcx cable on the right side driver.. but had to change the red dot to the left driver to get a correct sound channel on the correct side. confirmed it with EarPods, and another phone and so on just to be sure that I'm not tripping. the cable have the sides mixed up! funniest issue I've come across so far. are these refurb products or something? or is the QC of NuForce is that low? had some issues with EDC3 too. how can I get a replacement cable for Primo8?
Drool
6
Nov 27, 2018
If you go to transactions there is a "contact support" link under each item. Clicking it takes you through the process. Explain your situation and you should have a solution in a week or two. I've read that's a problem with the Primo 8's which is pretty sad.
lolscene
4
Nov 27, 2018
thanks. I'll try that and see. :) hopefully I can get this resolved. this is the funniest issue so far I've come across with IEMs. lol
WILDCAFE
1
Oct 11, 2018
I'm looking for IEMs to produce music. So I need some IEMs that sound mostly neutral / analytical (with a little amount of "fun"). Normally I love the signature of my AKG 240MKII, but they are so big, it's hard to always take them with me, and I'm looking for an IE alternative to them. Do you think the Nuforce fullfill this request? If not, do you know any other recommendations?
daidai
40
Oct 29, 2018
Not really, they were pretty bassy, you should look for etymotic products.
Caiz
21
Oct 5, 2018
I seen the report at innerfidelit, 499, really? Why for, brand appeal. the expensive armatures dont mean anything to me, what does is the end result., According to the generally well trusted innerfidelity, and others, these earphones have basically no response above around 1500hz., There is no trebbel. Yes the bass is amazing, but it's missing 9/10ths the audio spectrum..,
Jyri
816
Nuforce
Oct 8, 2018
I think the measurements have something strange as frequency response wouldn't even stop to a wall like this. Also, IEMs generally always have some roll off on higher frequencies as our ear canals will emphasize higher frequencies.
Caiz
21
Oct 9, 2018
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lol, thats a matter for EQ, what our ear will do i suggest, since everyone's hearing is different, why tune a headphone for one persons ear? We have eq' for that and the people who make music account for that, since all sound coming into the ear canal would be treated the same, right? Doesn't matter iem or headphone.. it's all bouncing around the canal. but that, -20 decibels above 3000hz is really like absent sound above 3000hz. which is huge, like i says, you can try this in an audio player, and there is ALOT of material around 3000hz+. im sure this is a non intentional effect of the limited design and not some ideal figure.. Even with your headphones, or iem's play a song, then -20db your eq, and you tell me the difference isnt something giant. an elephant in the room. Not only that, but i think it inversely so, that people changing their instruments for "human hearing" are just making a misleading excuse. and that's whats actual instruments are for in my opinion, and is accommodated for by the artists and producers.,. now, if you mean to say that because the iem is in the canal, there is a difference in frequency response, we'll, that might be another subject, but such an argument hasn't been broached here yet.., at least not proper. Here's an example, from the massdrop EDC3 page, where rolloffs are not so aggressively early, or aggressive so i see a minux 5, not a minus 20 (in the logarithmic scale mind you) measure of db, and is more server outside that logarithmic representation., now i don't mean to be rude, but i suppose that the massdrop figures provided here are probably a bit "rosey".. and not "raw",. just my understanding, i'd say for something rolling off so hard, i don't see the appeal there., i think the low frequency is probably very nice.,
Heavyboxer
358
Oct 5, 2018
Just bought these to replace the EDC3 after the left side dropped from the connector and can't find it. Hope these impress me.
modbob
7
Sep 21, 2018
A late comment... like a few other folks, when I received these and tried them out, I wasn't impressed... they sounded kind of incoherent, with a really forward high end. Then I noted someone having the same impression, which they recanted with different tips on the IEMs.
I added SpinFit twin blades to mine, and I have seen the light! Great sounding IEMs!
JWolters
17
Sep 11, 2018
These are on Amazon for $199. Where the heck are they getting the $499 from?
dgt5
208
Sep 11, 2018
They were selling for $499 when they first came out.
dgt5
208
Aug 17, 2018
Can anyone comment how these compare to HEM6 and EDC3?
Jonesag
3
Sep 8, 2018
They are much better than EDC3s, which I like.
they are similar re comfort (both good), but the sound quality of the primo8s is clear and more engaging. In my view
hiilari
67
Oct 4, 2018
I found edc3 To be superior by far. See my edc3 review.
Jonesag
3
Jul 31, 2018
Any advice on how to burn in ? e.g. High volume ? 100 hours ? classical music ?
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