Thank you very much for you thoughts. I too find the Shure SE846 to be a fun Iem and was my first serious in-ear. Though a little heavy on the bass I have tried to make it as bright as I could. In that regard I went with the white filter. Though still a bass oriented iem I found it still had decent detail and a enough as a whole to let me enjoy my music. Albeit in a more relaxed fashion.
With regards the Andromeda I fell in love with the high end straight away. It walks the line between silibance and resolution and detail extremely well. Upto now it’s been the best in-ear I’ve heard for my personal tastes. It surpasses the Shure 846 in every every department except possibly the bass. Though the Andromeda’s have perhaps a more detailed bass it’s certainly not as fun. The analytical nature that some find that the Andromeda’s have, is to me one of its strengths. The Air and the soundstage that the Andromeda’s exhibit is also pleasing to my ears.
Overall they are two very different iem’s. They offer different listening experiences and will be keeping both in my collection.
With my acquisition of the U18t I am hoping to get another setup from these two. I am very excited and can’t wait to have them in my hands. It’s going to be a nice little project and I look forward to giving my thoughts on them. Well I’ll do my best anyhow.