Best earphone under 1000

Best earphone under 1000

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Which earphones do you recommend?

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Although above 1k, Soundmagic E10C or its BT version is very good. With a specific Viper DDC you can get a flat response curve as well. Usually on sale. I had got mine 2 years back for 1.3k.

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LIMBO wrote:

Although above 1k, Soundmagic E10C or its BT version is very good. With a specific Viper DDC you can get a flat response curve as well. Usually on sale. I had got mine 2 years back for 1.3k.

1900rs now. Its double the budget bro.

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rogerthat wrote:

cx 180 by Sennheiser

unbeatable under 1k

I had it for a year after reading the reviews. Didn’t like it at all.

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G-Gowda wrote:

1900rs now. Its double the budget bro.

Yes. It was on sale for Rs 1699. With cashback and GVs bought at 10% discount it came to 1.3k.
I don’t use it much though as I prefer circum-aural headphones ( Superlux HD681 EVO, best 2.1k I have ever invested, paid €3 for a Viper DDC as well ) . Listening to music outdoors is not my cup of tea. In a quiet, dark room is how I like it. Can’t use speakers after midnight unfortunately!

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G-Gowda wrote:

I had it for a year after reading the reviews. Didn’t like it at all.

what feature u expected or expect from 1k ear phone, describe?


i also had mi piston 3 these are little costly but justify the price , not available now in India,but u can buy through AliExpress.

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rogerthat wrote:

what feature u expected or expect from 1k ear phone, describe?


i also had mi piston 3 these are little costly but justify the price , not available now in India,but u can buy through AliExpress.

Not sounding flat, not having low volume and durability is the only expectation from me.

Its for my father.

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Try Chinese brands like KZ, VE etc.

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LIMBO wrote:

Try Chinese brands like KZ, VE etc.

Any recommendations from those? I only see out of budget earphones from them.

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G-Gowda wrote:

Any recommendations from those? I only see out of budget earphones from them.

Kz ate ,ed9 were popular ones… Search digit forums for KZ earphones

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G-Gowda wrote:

Not sounding flat, not having low volume and durability is the only expectation from me.

Its for my father.

buy mi ear phones

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check “1more” brand earphones. there are good

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rogerthat wrote:

buy mi ear phones

Yes get the mi basic they are pretty good.
I am using the lower ₹399 variant from long time pretty rough use still survived till now.
Build Quality is good and sound quality is also good best you can bet in this budget.

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Ash-D wrote:

Yes get the mi basic they are pretty good.
I am using the lower ₹399 variant from long time pretty rough use still survived till now.
Build Quality is good and sound quality is also good best you can bet in this budget.

Mi it is then.
Thank you all for the inputs.

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LIMBO wrote:

Yes. It was on sale for Rs 1699. With cashback and GVs bought at 10% discount it came to 1.3k.
I don’t use it much though as I prefer circum-aural headphones ( Superlux HD681 EVO, best 2.1k I have ever invested, paid €3 for a Viper DDC as well ) . Listening to music outdoors is not my cup of tea. In a quiet, dark room is how I like it. Can’t use speakers after midnight unfortunately!

What is viper DDC??

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flawlessking wrote:

What is viper DDC??

Most headphones don’t deliver neutral sound. Either biased towards lows/highs, infrequently mids. Consequently boomy bass, shrill highs. It should also help with ear fatigue associated with long listening periods esp. at higher volumes. A flat frequency response curve is ideal. But such audiophile-grade ones are very expensive.
Viper4Android is dedicated to improving audio. A DDC file is a headphone specific config that aims to modulate the sound signature to be as close to a flat response curve as possible by boosting the mids, lowering the treble for instance. Its different from using an Equalizer.
A DDC file can be generated for free using openly available tools if one has the patience. Or pay the €3 to the current maintainer of Viper4A.
Also the frequency response curve of the headphones must be available somewhere. Popular ones can be found in sites reviewing headphones.

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LIMBO wrote:

Most headphones don’t deliver neutral sound. Either biased towards lows/highs, infrequently mids. Consequently boomy bass, shrill highs. It should also help with ear fatigue associated with long listening periods esp. at higher volumes. A flat frequency response curve is ideal. But such audiophile-grade ones are very expensive.
Viper4Android is dedicated to improving audio. A DDC file is a headphone specific config that aims to modulate the sound signature to be as close to a flat response curve as possible by boosting the mids, lowering the treble for instance. Its different from using an Equalizer.
A DDC file can be generated for free using openly available tools if one has the patience. Or pay the €3 to the current maintainer of Viper4A.
Also the frequency response curve of the headphones must be available somewhere. Popular ones can be found in sites reviewing headphones.

Audio Signature. smile

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LIMBO wrote:

Most headphones don’t deliver neutral sound. Either biased towards lows/highs, infrequently mids. Consequently boomy bass, shrill highs. It should also help with ear fatigue associated with long listening periods esp. at higher volumes. A flat frequency response curve is ideal. But such audiophile-grade ones are very expensive.
Viper4Android is dedicated to improving audio. A DDC file is a headphone specific config that aims to modulate the sound signature to be as close to a flat response curve as possible by boosting the mids, lowering the treble for instance. Its different from using an Equalizer.
A DDC file can be generated for free using openly available tools if one has the patience. Or pay the €3 to the current maintainer of Viper4A.
Also the frequency response curve of the headphones must be available somewhere. Popular ones can be found in sites reviewing headphones.

Acha does soundmagic e10c need amplification? It is a 46 ohm headset.

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LIMBO wrote:

Most headphones don’t deliver neutral sound. Either biased towards lows/highs, infrequently mids. Consequently boomy bass, shrill highs. It should also help with ear fatigue associated with long listening periods esp. at higher volumes. A flat frequency response curve is ideal. But such audiophile-grade ones are very expensive.
Viper4Android is dedicated to improving audio. A DDC file is a headphone specific config that aims to modulate the sound signature to be as close to a flat response curve as possible by boosting the mids, lowering the treble for instance. Its different from using an Equalizer.
A DDC file can be generated for free using openly available tools if one has the patience. Or pay the €3 to the current maintainer of Viper4A.
Also the frequency response curve of the headphones must be available somewhere. Popular ones can be found in sites reviewing headphones.

It is a parametric equalizer I think, system wide implementation though

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bikidas2060 wrote:

It is a parametric equalizer I think, system wide implementation though

A DDC is not an equalizer.

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LIMBO wrote:

Most headphones don’t deliver neutral sound. Either biased towards lows/highs, infrequently mids. Consequently boomy bass, shrill highs. It should also help with ear fatigue associated with long listening periods esp. at higher volumes. A flat frequency response curve is ideal. But such audiophile-grade ones are very expensive.
Viper4Android is dedicated to improving audio. A DDC file is a headphone specific config that aims to modulate the sound signature to be as close to a flat response curve as possible by boosting the mids, lowering the treble for instance. Its different from using an Equalizer.
A DDC file can be generated for free using openly available tools if one has the patience. Or pay the €3 to the current maintainer of Viper4A.
Also the frequency response curve of the headphones must be available somewhere. Popular ones can be found in sites reviewing headphones.

What do you think about boat basshead 225/242??? Is it the best under 500-1000rs segment?

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mehraaditya22884 wrote:

What do you think about boat basshead 225/242??? Is it the best under 500-1000rs segment?

No idea. Sorry. I don’t think there’s any expert review around?

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