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Old 01-17-2007, 05:54 PM
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Default Closing the hole in the Vibes?

what would happen if you blocked that little hole? would you have better isolation and bass? ive been wondering that and ibe been wanting to try.. ill probably put tape over it first.. then something alittle more "solid" such as a dab of super glue.. but i would have to be very carful as to not get any on the speaker part of it.. and i just read a thing on armatures.. what exactly are they and what do they look like? there the thing inside almost all iem's but i have no idea what they look like/work..
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Old 01-17-2007, 07:39 PM
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i would nor reccomend you plug the hole, i think it would decrease bass responce and overall degrad the SQ. also just so you know, the Vibes are dynamic, they dont use armatures.

but this page explains what amratures are.

http://www.prosoundweb.com/sr/lsi/iem/101.php

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Old 01-17-2007, 09:39 PM
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ahh.. thanks for that.. just out of curiosity.. went back to the vmoda website.. and they have 2 new colors!!!!! DAMN THEM!! a red and black one.. the red is where the gunmetal grey/shinny were and a gold and red. the main part is gold and the black part is red.. i want the red ones!!!named red roxx.... bastards.. sorry for my language..
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Old 01-17-2007, 09:52 PM
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Drekon:

I think some body on Head-Fi tried that. I don't recall how it affected bass & isolation, but I believe that it destroyed the soundstage effect.

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Old 01-18-2007, 08:22 AM
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Yeah, someone over at Head-Fi tried it... made the Vibes sound muddy, one-dimensional etc...

You can try it yourself without destroying the Vibes - just put some duct tape or something over the hole.
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Totally kills sound quality. They sound like total and udder crap. It kills soundstage and the bass and make's everything muddy.

But if you REALLY want to isolate go for it, it's the only thing that improves.

If I remember right thats the "BLISS" part. ( I THINK I read that somewhere after my many hours of research)

I tried it after I got it too see what happened out of curiousity. I just tape though..=\
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Old 01-18-2007, 02:00 PM
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Actually that's an easy way to convert the Vibes to a Sony EX71 or Koss Plug...
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