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NuForce HEM6 & HEM8 IEMs

NuForce HEM6 & HEM8 IEMs

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Will the item be shipped little bit earlier?
Just got my HEM8s. Sound pretty good, very nice fit in my ear as well. The highs had slight sibilance, though I was catching some distortion off a DAC misconfiguration and it solved the problem and chilled back down; mids are fairly balanced, and lows are very tight, not too boomy. They are VERY detailed. Curious what’ll happen when I switch to a balanced cable. Burning them in gently for now.
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The BVGP DM6 is out, lets get rid over evything we got before DM6 get back in stock🙈
How does the HEM8 compare to BGVP DM6?
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HEM6 is more like the EDC3 and Primo8. The HEM8 reminds me more of the Shure 846 with less bass and technicalities. For the cost, this is a great unit that as long as you're not expecting anything TOTL.
jaydunndiddit
Thanks for info. Overall happy happy with EDC3 but looking for next step up technically.
I was planning on picking up the Noble X iems this week but now I’m second guessing myself and thinking about picking up the Hem8 instead. I’d love some input...
Any updates on shipping? I was in the early Dec. drop.
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Well that’s the problem, I haven’t got a single notification except that I paid, so there isn’t a tracking number.
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matteodavidking
Oh yay! Just got an email on shipping confirmation and tracking.
Just picked up the HEM8 last night. Looking forward to giving trying them out. First IEM's I've purchased. Read reviews across the web about the HEM8's and decided to jump in, especially given the price they were going for during the drop!
Why was this drop only open for a short period compared to other drops? Didn't even get a chance to order it.
ColourBomb
My guess is that the next drop will happen in about a month.
Is anyone familiar with a wireless cable compatible with the HEM8? Am torn between this or the Shure 535 with the BT AAC cable. I loved the 535 sound many years ago when I had them, but have not had an IEM in 7 years now. Would like the wireless option sometimes.
FizzaFarian
Just get something like the ES100: https://www.head-fi.org/showcase/radsone-earstudio-es100.23284/reviews. It supports LDAC, will have a longer battery life than any bluetooth cable, and is shockingly potent amp-wise for such a tiny device, amongst its many other features. Just picked one up for $79 and have been pleasantly surprised with its capabilities and versatility. I was just using them with the Shure 846 earlier and much prefer it over Shure's own bluetooth cable which I promptly returned and kept the ES100.
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jaydunndiddit
@FizzaFarian I use the ES100 as well. I love it. My wife snores, so most nights I clip the ES100 onto the front of my shirt and listen to some music through IEMs while I fall to sleep. It works amazingly well, and the sound is surprisingly good.
Did we need an Amp for the HEM8 ? If yes, Any recommendation ?
Which one would you prefer, HEM6 or HEM8 and why? I had a pair of HEM6 and replaced it with UE900s and I'd like to know if HEM8 is any different than HEM6 and how far.
4nthony
Thanks man! :)
can anyone give a comparison of these to the shure 315
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pls let me know how it goes, thanx
Teethplus
Well they arrived, and I couldn't be happier. The 315's are nice, but the HEM8's are better. More sound specific notes, and more depth. I am hearing notes in songs I have never heard before. I have only used them a few times, but I am truly impressed and happy with the purchase, best $200 I have spent in a while.
Has anyone used these in a live environment? i.e. on-stage, with drums and cymbals pummeling at you, front of house, and crowd noise?
Personally of all the IEM I have tried these are my favorite. I haven’t tried any campfire is or anything like that, but “especially“ the HEM8 4 $200 if you don’t have IEM of this caliber your stupid not to purchase these. If not just add to your collection, they are that good of a deal.
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WILLxLOVE
I recently got the Audeze iSINE 20s for sale (300$) Not sure if those would be considered IEMs as the design of them are nuts, but DAAAAANNNG do iSine 20s sound amazing, so they've supplanted the Nuforce HEM8s as my favorite in ears, but I stand by my original post.
I have similar criticisms of the SE420 the HEM8 will be replacing. Good mid performance but everything else was a mess. BA tech has advanced a lot since 2007 so hopefully I'm in for a treat.
All right... HEM8 now $200. It happens when you make weird connectors so that nobody can make cable for this. Ultimately your sales are hurt, so manufacturers plz stick to standard connectors. MD dropped these a couple of times. It looks like they combined comments, but not reviews. My review is gone. These are picky. iPhone sounds good with these, but I still don't fully understand why the sound is muddied with bass by using some amps. I just cannot find a cable to improve these. That's why they deserve a 60% off.
DareToBe
I like the straightforward analysis of using "weird" connectors. :-) But no, that´s not the reason why MD sell under $200. This is just a crazy promo when we move towards Holiday season. -Jyri/NuForce
Jyri
Sounds good. These have been there for a while. Any plan you can share for new products, maybe a hybrid IEM?
Vs the 1more quad driver? Can anyone compare the sound?
I got mine last week and like them so far! They sounds great, but as other users have expressed, they lack and real low end. If youre looking for a full range sound, I would suggest looking elsewhere. The fit seems pretty good as well. Im having to get used to using IEMs like this, as I’ve never been a huge fan, but these aren’t bad at all. As far as packaging goes, my box came damaged, but I attribute that to fedex, who ended up giving my box an extra trip out of state..... the accessories all seem to work well at the moment. I’ll comment back fine I have problems!
Comparison between HEM8 and Shure SE846?
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Wtf is a noble u10? Sounds like a bastard child born of an unholy union between audio64 and noble
JohanBogg
I think maybe, I'm not sure but would take a wild guess...Noble Kaiser (Shoze) 10 Universal Aluminum Massdrop edition was the one worth marry into.
FiiO Fh5 is by far a better buy. Save your money if you plan on getting the HEM8 and get the Fiio Fh5. They got the bass these lack and the mids/highs you still need.
WOW look at those accessories!!! Although after careful consideration I will be stearing clear. If you check the reviews on amazon and google there are tons of people having horrible issues with Hem6 & Hem8. I was going to order Hem8 today but after seeing so many reviews where buyers have driver failure on these iem within one month ofpurchase, cable problems and so much more. I decided to not buy this. Great accessories though but I doubt the quality is there. Plus, hearing how bad is the customers service isnt helping either. You would spend almost $300 and fifity fiifty chance that you could end up with failed product, no way.
VAS007
I bought the HEM8 on Amazon and had an issue with the cable (no issues with the drivers yet). NuForce was very communicative and offered to send me a new pair. They ended up sending me a new cable at my request. Pretty good customer service IMO. I can't speak for those other customers. Also, if NuForce doesn't honor a Massdrop purchase as legitimate, Massdrop has been really good as well with customer service, replacing full headphones that I had issues with. I think you'd be safe buying these.
Does anyone know how I get support / RMA on these? Got the hem8 in the last drop and the right phone has some distortion/rattle primarily on low frequency. I have used them for 60ish hours on multiple devices, DACs, amps DAC/amp combo, phone, onboard sound. I have also tried all kinds of sound formats and quality. Contacted optoma support over 2 weeks ago via the online form with no reply ...
drdizzle
You might need to keep emailing them, maybe check your spam email for a response. I had a good experience dealing with them. Or call them: Customer Service 510-897-8600 1-888-289-6786 (6am – 5pm PST)
Can anyone comment how these compare to Primo 8 and EDC3?
Why does the URL say HEM8?
Plz any one tell me which is better nuforce hem6 or ue900s
Riya51
Had both of them, kept UE900S. It sounds more neutral, however the fit (therefore the isolation) and the cables of HEM6 were better. Even though I like the MMCX , two pin connection feels much safer. Both of them have great accessories however the carrying case of UE900S is a joke, so I bought the older version. Both of them are great actually. HEM6 is better if you like to listen to more bass heavy songs. Don't get me wrong, it's only relatively bass heavy. UE900S is on the other side more detailed and feels wonderful to listen classical or acoustic.
Just a side note: If the color is not an issue, check the HEM2. Even though it just a single BA driver, it sounds perfectly fine, especially considering its price. Not to mention that you get all the goodies in the box, just like HEM6 or HEM8.
Not many purchases... seem like a bad buy?
BigFur
I’ve heard these are VERY good, especially For the price. There were just a ton of IEMs on here at once. Several NuForce even. It was bad of MASSDROP to “drop” them all at once.
BigFur
Be very careful with how to drive HEM8. Some devices will give you dirty sound. My guess is that you need an amp with very small output impedance (<1 ohm). So it can be a bad buy for some people.
4 balanced armatures for commit at 279$? Yes please.
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I honestly feel like this is one of the rare deals I’ve had on this site. When I purchased those for the price I did, lower than the price you’re being offered now, they were close to $500 on Amazon at their lowest. And honestly they sound really good. I do not like bright headphones I don’t like bright earphones. I like a little bass and that doesn’t mean it’s not audio file. Audio file just means what’s sounds good within 0 to 50,000 kHz or some shit and sounds good to you with good quality components. Bass to m audio file as shit and D’s for just over $200, for bass in mid heavy for balance Armature drivers were a good deal and I recommend them to anyone.
WILLxLOVE
That's "audiophile." One word. An audio file is something on your PC. Sorry, but using a wrong (and ludicrously wrong) usage multiple times made my head ache. (If English is not your first language, I apologize. But from reading your posts, it sounds to me like it unfortunately is.)
I might just ask directly through Nuforce support but anyways.... since the cable connection of this HEM series is so unique, do you plan to release balanced cables? I think my HEM8 would deserve a 2,5mm TRRS OFC cable :)
Can any one tell nufore primo 8 and hm8 which one is better
What is this commit for 249 usd
Sabarna
If enough other people join, you'll join when the price gets to $249,99
Vojta.pokorny
But now priece 249.99 is in drop u can see plz reply
When are these going to be available again?
TheRequiem
Here they are