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    Senior Member dauphin's Avatar
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    My Ipod is not LOUD enough!

    Is it the wine..or am I deaf? I need more volume!

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    i noticed the same thing w/my first (and only) ipod. get some better headphones and youll be happier

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    Quote Originally Posted by dauphin View Post
    Is it the wine..or am I deaf? I need more volume!
    Get yourself some schure e2cs.
    Mes compaingnons cui j'amoie et cui j'aim,... Me di, chanson.

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    If you're not fond of the type of headphones that go in the ear, try these. I've got a pair and they really work. I would have gotten the Schures that operator mentions, but my doctor say no inserting things like that into my ear. Worth every penny. I tried the Bose headphones they sell in the Apple Store, but I didn't like them anywhere as much as these.
    "Real wars of words are harder to win. They require thought, insight, precision, articulation, knowledge, and experience. They require the humility to admit when you are wrong. They recognize that the dialectic is not about making us look at you, but about us all looking together for the truth."

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    thank you...Lean on me..is not LOUD ENOUGH

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    Clean your ears. That works wonders.
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    Please dont outsmart the censor. That is a very expensive censor and every time one of you guys outsmart it it makes someone at the home office feel bad. We dont wanna do that. So dont cleverly disguise bad words.

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    I find the shure e3's work pretty well with the ipod video but the e4's work really well with the nanos.

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    I'm 60% deaf in my right ear.

    Don't turn it up.

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    Just had my ears flushed at the doctor...I need dbs

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    Prince and Little Red Corvette is not LOUD ENOUGH

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    Quote Originally Posted by slvoid View Post
    I find the shure e3's work pretty well with the ipod video but the e4's work really well with the nanos.
    the e4s withe the new super isolating foamies are incredible; but Siu's recommendation is the best...

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    I hate Ipods.

    That said, I'm sure a higher quality, compact / portable headphone will help. You can probably find something decent on sale for like thirty or forty bucks. I'm in the process of researching a new set for my iriver and samsung right now.

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    www.head-fi.org...a great headphone resource

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    Should have bought a creative.

    And Pheard, I'm fairly deaf in my left ear having been through some past and recent trauma... Do you notice it more as an inability to distinguish sounds than anything else? There are certain peoples voices that if I don't aim my good ear at them, I have a hard time with various sounds.

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    When I plug in my iPod and go to the Settings tab (or maybe Preferences on a Windows machine) there is an option to enable/disable the max volume limit. Perhaps you can disable it.

    Remember to stay safe if you're riding.

    (I hope this doesn't start a flame war)
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    since my IPod was free..creative means nothing to me...and yes I already fount the max volume setting.

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    I just wanted to express my love for their little machine. Not trying to get surly about my chosen technology.

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    I haven't tried it, but this looks like it would work.
    "I got my lips chewed off by a dingo!" --David Letterman

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    Actually, you need more WINE.

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    let me know when you are of age to buy it...

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    I just need to run fast enough

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    I'm an audiophile, and I rock the Bose Tri-Ports. I'd get those because they sound the best, but only if you don't care about the cost and are down to throw up $149.

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    My problem with buying expensive cans isn't the cost, but the fact that I somehow destroy mine every year or two.

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    www.boostaroo.com -- Its an amplifier that has been around since 2000 or so, and was touted as the "safe" alternative to changing the RC circuits in the Nomad Jukebox for louder volume.

    Varying models cost from $30 to $50.

    As for cans, I have also been using a set of Sony MDR-F1s. They go over the ear, so they don't press on the cartilage and give a headache after a couple hours, are open air so you can hear what is going on around you, and are just extremely well made. However, Sony seems to have discontinued these, and I don't see anything that replaces this type (open air, circumaural.)

    My cans are holding up, but sometimes my dog knocks them from their resting place, and I'm worried about the solder joint loosening and giving static or the annoying one ear working, other not, where you have to twist the earpiece just right for both to work.

    One note: I'd go easy on the volume knob, it sucks not being able to hear people's mosquito ring tones due to one too many concerts.
    Last edited by mlts22; 09-03-07 at 02:27 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mlts22 View Post
    www.boostaroo.com -- Its an amplifier that has been around since 2000 or so, and was touted as the "safe" alternative to changing the RC circuits in the Nomad Jukebox for louder volume.

    Varying models cost from $30 to $50.

    As for cans, I have also been using a set of Sony MDR-F1s. They go over the ear, so they don't press on the cartilage and give a headache after a couple hours, are open air so you can hear what is going on around you, and are just extremely well made. However, Sony seems to have discontinued these, and I don't see anything that replaces this type (open air, circumaural.)

    My cans are holding up, but sometimes my dog knocks them from their resting place, and I'm worried about the solder joint loosening and giving static or the annoying one ear working, other not, where you have to twist the earpiece just right for both to work.

    One note: I'd go easy on the volume knob, it sucks not being able to hear people's mosquito ring tones due to one too many concerts.
    The upper level Sonys are pretty durable in my experience.

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