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Truthear HOLA

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Hola measurements published by the manufacturer below. Looks promising! 18 usd


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A slightly bassier and darker 7hz Zero, right? Personally, I think the 7hz Zero already hits the sweetspot for me when it comes to budget In-Ears. But again, it is great what performances you can get for 20 Dollar nowadays.
 

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With performance that close, not to say almost identical, maybe it is time to concentrate on other aspect when considering alternatives.
comfort, fit, build, etc...
 

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With performance that close, not to say almost identical, maybe it is time to concentrate on other aspect when considering alternatives.
comfort, fit, build, etc...
I think their difference in sound might be more significant as it might seem on first glance. While there are no big peaks and dips, the overall balance between bass, mids, and treble is different.

Then again, I agree that comfort & fit is always important.
 
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With performance that close, not to say almost identical, maybe it is time to concentrate on other aspect when considering alternatives.
comfort, fit, build, etc...
I guess it is in the nuances. One can choose among the 4 more or less like:
- Chu: leaner.
- Wan'er: warmer.
- Zero: neutral (in my opinion)
- Hola: bassier.
 
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Was missing the family shot: Hola (18 usd), Hexa (70 usd) and Zero (44 usd). They are quite different!


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Judging by the graph it has too little mid-bass for my preference. Some audiophiles might like that for extra detail. Nevermind I was looking at the Hexa.
 
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I found the waner muddy bassy and the Hola has more. The Hexa would be closer to perceived neutral for my ears from those graphs. The modern curve preference is v shaped for me. I have actually stopped buying iems because nothing seems to sound right, listening mostly through a cd player, so no eq. Going back to one of the Senn 6--- and everything sounds normal again.
 

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I found the waner muddy bassy and the Hola has more. The Hexa would be closer to perceived neutral for my ears from those graphs. The modern curve preference is v shaped for me. I have actually stopped buying iems because nothing seems to sound right, listening mostly through a cd player, so no eq. Going back to one of the Senn 6--- and everything sounds normal again.
Wan'er and Hola might be a little light on pinna gain for the amount of mid-bass they have.
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I got a pair today. I usually have no problem with ear tip fit - medium or large tips, depanding on the brand, fit perfectly fine normally. But with Hexa, none of the tips in the box selaed properly. I ended up using a pair from Truthear Zero’s set to get a proper fit.
 

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I got a pair today. I usually have no problem with ear tip fit - medium or large tips, depanding on the brand, fit perfectly fine normally. But with Hexa, none of the tips in the box selaed properly. I ended up using a pair from Truthear Zero’s set to get a proper fit.
You got the Hola or the Hexa?
 

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I really don't know. Zero eartips are not the best (as the best fit ones are on the Zero) - they dont seel 100% and they keep falling off so I did not have a chance to listen to them properly yet.
 

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I picked up a pair a few days ago and am delighted with them. They actually fit my ears better than others I’ve tried (with my usual larger tip on the left side). I am awaiting my AP80 Pro-X from Linsoul, and with it I picked up a huge set of various sizes of soft rubber tips (a sizing package) which will be fun to really optimize.

BTW, as I posted elsewhere, I’m going to mail the player to our host for a review as soon as it arrives.
 

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I got a pair today. I usually have no problem with ear tip fit - medium or large tips, depanding on the brand, fit perfectly fine normally. But with Hexa, none of the tips in the box selaed properly. I ended up using a pair from Truthear Zero’s set to get a proper fit.

I realize I wrote Hexa before, I meant Hola.

My theory is that they are quite slim, compared to, say, Truthear Zero, and they sit higher up in my ear, therefore require a bigger tip to seal. Here is a reference photo. Left is Hola right is Zero. I managed to find a tip that fits finally from a Tin Hifi set and am listening to them right now.

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I am on the Mac so listening without EQ. I think they are not bad. If I am going out for a short walk for example, would not mind picking them up. They look nice, they are smaller so don't stick out from your ears much. Sound is very decent but nothing to write home about in my opinion. I picked up Zeros to test when they arrived, and ended up going thorough my whole library with them. Nothing like that with Hola. If anything I found them to be a bit fatiguing. Worth the $17 but not much more IMHO.

I will be ordering Hexa next to see how they sound.
 
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