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RareAirs
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Jan 12, 2019
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i have the Andromedas so I am going to pass however a $999 price tag would be tempting. although I am looking for a nice DD IEM to compliment my multi BA pair
Jan 12, 2019
jaydunndiddit
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Jan 13, 2019
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I would check out the Atlas. I previously had the Andro/Vega combo and now daily the Solaris and Atlas and honestly don't think anything is going to come out and dethrone the combo any time soon.
Jan 13, 2019
Lowra1nw
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Jan 14, 2019
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I just got the IMR R1 Zenith, it's got a 13mm beryllium dd (great for bass) and a ceramic dd. It's the best sounding IEM I've heard. It gives a lot of customization options to help you with w/e sound sig works for you. They have a thread on headfi too and they cost half of these.
Jan 14, 2019
jaydunndiddit
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Jan 14, 2019
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I wasn't a huge fan of the R1 so it's nice to see a revision on it. I'll have to check it out but it still says in preorder status on their site. My Lyra IIs have a beryllium driver but the Atlas and Vega both have ADLC which are quite strong and can REALLY move some air. The best thing is their speed. They have the tone, texture, and tonality of a DD but bring the speed (and usually) decay from a BA; the best of both worlds. What's wild is something like the Atlas can go from playing classical to hip-hop and not miss a beat. They are arguably my most used and varied IEM for this reason. And they sound oh so big and toned the wacky peak and energy that is prevalent in the Vega (although I don't think it's as bad as some make it seem).
Jan 14, 2019
Lowra1nw
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Jan 15, 2019
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I don't have any experience with the Atlas though you continue to peak my interest lol. I got in on the first batch of Zenith's to go out, they should be shipping out the rest of the preorders in the next week or so. I'm going to be giving them some ear time vs the Solaris here soon, I'll let you know my thoughts on that as well.
Jan 15, 2019
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