Am I the only one that thinks a balance source

and cable makes a bigger difference to IEM’s than it does to Over Ears?..Yeah I run both types with both types of drivers (i’m not cable geek/snob) but a balanced IEM seems to make a bigger impact when it comes to detail and separation (gain adjusted :+1:) v’s se…I don’t seem to get much difference when it comes to Over Ears :thinking:


I also agree with this, and it’s probably because iems can be more sensitive to amps


and static interference via the cable.

Yeah I don’t really understand cable talk tbh…$1k per foot stuff etc but the balanced cable brux made for my P1’s does make a difference to me…unlike when I’ve add a balanced one to one of my Over Ears a bit of gain was the only difference I noticed tbh…no golden ears here tho :slightly_frowning_face:

I’d get this at home?..short cable, minimal electronic devices on our boat…mostly 12v…most 240v’s are turned off unless needed ie Blu-ray, TV and surround etc?

It’s more the fact that you are using balanced then it is what the cable is made out of imo

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Interference really isn’t an issue tbh for a headphone cable, but if you are using a 30 ft xlr I would see that as more helpful

Think he was just also mentioning the useful common mode rejection of balanced

I use both both balanced and se for my iem’s and over ears…most of my cables or “sensibly” good too lol.

Have both with me- single ended and balanced IEM cables
In the last months only use balanced for IEMs
Yes the balanced channel seperation is more noticable with IEMs
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