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Huh? Care to elaborate. My bluetooth stuff works with android, apple, windows... even my Pandy. What do you mean?

Well maybe are not from Apple then :D My friends with original headset were never able to pair them with other devices.
 

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I have these "Plantronics Back Beat Fit", they also work whit Android and my old Sony Walkman Mp3 Player..

Bluetooth is pretty Compatible whit everything..
So it shouldnt be a big deal..

Also if i cant controll the Playback, maybe thats would be better..
Because, too often i tatsch on my Ipod in Gymn because i want to change my Musik..
And this isnt that good for my Batterie..
Also its something physhologic, i mean, why i have to change the Musik, if everything i have on my own Ipod, only the Musik is, i wants too hear..
Otherwise, it wouldnt belong on my Ipod
So why do i change this that often at Sport??

At running its much better, my Ipod Sticks in the Waterproof Back, so i have to deal whit the Musik it plays..
 

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I actually thought the GPD sounded best out of all of them. :/
A muddy bass sounds nice at first but gets on my nerves quite fast, I had this problem with some not too cheap headphones once.
Understanding spoken text/lyrics is harder on those.
 

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Good to see I'm not the only one who thought that. Totally agree
It was cleaner for sure when it wasn't over driven. If the Pyra is like the devboard there are a ton of DAC settings that may effect quality. I'm glad ED is spending time looking into sound quality.
 

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Am I right, that most of the sound optimization could be done via software settings (after the pyra has been delivered)?
Of course not the sealing stuff or placement of the speakers in the case etc...
 

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I could care less if the speakers are loud or not. I want it to be able to output high quality audio through the headset.
 

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I could care less if the speakers are loud or not. I want it to be able to output high quality audio through the headset.
I always bring my Pandora and some extra powered speakers with me on vacations and trips to be able to play some music in the hotel room and the likes. It would be nice if it wouldn't be necessary anymore to bring the extra speakers.
@WizardStan In regards to the GPD sound, it goes loud but to me it sounds very hollow and muddy/undefined. Pyra sounds a lot tighter and less cheap so far as I can judge through this not so ideal test set up :)
 

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To me, the GPD sounds very clear, especially in the bass. I blind tested on this for the second half of the video by listening but not watching, and every time it switched asking myself "does this one sound good?" and if I said yes then I scrolled up and lo it was always the GPD that I considered as sounding good.
I felt the Pyra sounded overdriven, kind of staticy. Maybe if the volume were turned down even further it would be better.
 

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yea, but if we can fix the overdriven issues, the Pyra will sound better than the GPD ;). it sounds overdriven only in certain frequencies, though.
 

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I wonder how they compare when the loudness has been normalized. Preferably at a level where none of the units distorts.

It might also be interesting to take the speakers out of the equation (i.e. drive the same set of, preferably higher quality, speakers from each of the units).
 

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Yes, there were some resonant frequencies, especially audible in the last track iirc. The GPD has more low end, probably because of the body of the unit which can function as a bigger speaker enclosure but the Pyra's low end is way more defined which is very audible in the 2nd and 3rd test tune. When it switches to pyra suddenly the sines of the low end waves can be distinguished.

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Are you people really trying to convince each other of which is better between more bass and volume and more clarity and balance across all frequencies? I feel like I have heard this debate before. Many times. The sides never agree.
It is personal preference.

I felt that the Pyra sounded better overall, but there was one track where the GPD sounded slightly better, but I also feel it was muddy, even in that song, and that really got in the way the rest of the time. I was really surprised at how weak the Pandora was all around. I don't usually notice it when I use mine.

It doesn't matter much to me. Most of the time I will be using headphones, and the rest of the time background noise is likely to be a thing. I just don't want to kill my speakers. Added bonus: Stereo speakers!
 

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Are you people really trying to convince each other of which is better between more bass and volume and more clarity and balance across all frequencies? I feel like I have heard this debate before. Many times. The sides never agree.
It is personal preference.

Wait... you don't think people on the internet would just argue subjectives, would they?!
 

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