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Subject: Re: 4. Re: ot headphone recomendation (Gert Brinkmann)

Re: 4. Re: ot headphone recomendation (Gert Brinkmann)

From: Rocker <>
Date: Tue, 25 Oct 2005 19:32:09 -0600

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----- Original Message -----
From: "nobby nobbs" <>
To: "Rockbox" <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 25, 2005 3:57 PM
Subject: Re: 4. Re: ot headphone recomendation (Gert Brinkmann)

> Its all down to personal preference and each individual's ears response to
> varying frequencies. while a headphone may produce a "true" sound, it may
> not be what the user likes best.
> On Tue, 25 Oct 2005 20:06:48 +0100, Jochen Schulz <>
> wrote:
>> Mike Copperwhite:
>>> [...] Er4s are quite hard for a portable like H140 to drive - Er4p
>>> work better but aren't quite as refined. RockBox bass boost is useful
>>> for
>>> both types. [...]
>> Um, sorry, but you spend so much money on good earphones and then you
>> still have to use an equalizer to have good sound? Do you do that
>> irrespective of the earphones you are wearing, have you tried for
>> example Koss "The Plug" or one of the Sony MDR EX[57]1?
>> Maybe you just like very loud bass, but from my experience with the
>> phones I mentioned above, further bass boosting would just make other
>> sounds almost inaudible.
>> I don't want to offend you, it's just that I find your statement quite
>> surprising and I'd like to assess the sound quality of the Etymotics.
>> BTW, as we already had this discussion not long ago: I tried my Koss
>> earbuds again because my Sony phones broke. I am almost satisfied with
>> them now. I clipped two or three millimetres off of the plastic tubes
>> and now wearing them isn't such a pain anymore. They still don't fit
>> very well, though. But the sound is ok and currently I don't want to
>> spend money on a new paor of headphones.
>> J.
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