Will enter the info in table format in the near future.
|IEM||MSRP||Street $, US||What it does Better Than Others||Strengths||Weaknesses||Sound Sig||Ergonomics/fit||Notes||DAP/amp synergy||Chart||Reviews||Supporters|
|EarSonics SM3 (Triple BA)||$395||$425||Most true to life/accurate/realistic music reproduction; dynamics; instrument separation/ presentation; transparency||Speed; detail; very deep bass with ultimate power; great overall space; very resolving; very transparent; liquid presentation||Warm, full sound with great space and accurate reproduction the true space and mic location||Great isolation; Over the ear, monitor style. Deep tips gives better bass, shallow tips more treble. Ony tips included are 2 pair of the same size comply||Equal to or better than the other IEMs at everything! Sensitive to recording quality, which can bring out the best or worst of a recording||Very sensitive; easy to drive; you will notice improvements from better DACs||Zeo, averge_joe, KLS|
|Ortofon e-Q7 (Moving Armature)||$429||$330||Transparency; near perfect overall music presentation||Bass and mids are top notch, detail and accuracy||Treble sometimes not on par with the rest of the spectrum (less smoothness); slightly grainy||Slightly mid forward presentation; perfectly integrated bass and treble; more treble and less bass than the GR8; similar to the CK10||Many report serious fit issues due to size and shape of housing and short nozzle||Similar to the GR8 (per ClieOS, the GR8 and e-Q7 do not have the same driver, but same family of drivers)
||Improve with an amp, especially in the treble region
||the search never ends, grokit, Pianist
|JVC/Victor FX700 (dynamic)||N/A||$332||Best lower half of the spectrum for a dynamic driver||Great clarity and detail across the spectrum; exceptional bass; very good space and soundstage||Treble can seem a bit artificial; vocals in the upper mid region not as natural as some others||Slightly warm with good treble extension and mids that are inline with the rest of the spectrum; enhanced bass and treble||Poor isolation; Longer nozzle than the FX500; Easy to wear both over the ear and cables down||Easy to drive||James444|