or Connect
Head-Fi.org › Head Gear

Head Gear

Brainwavz S5 In Ear Headphones

A Solid Value on the 'Bright' Side

ClieOS

Pros: Good Bass, Excellent Build Quality and Accessories.

Cons: Edgy on upper vocal.

Brainwavz needs no introduction. They have been in the IEM market long enough that they have made a name for themselves, especially in the bang-for-bucks section. The S5 has been in the market for a while now, and the price has dropped from the initial US$130 to the current US$100. However, the price tag is still right in the ‘warzone’ as far as IEM goes, where many competitors coming from...
(read more)
Impressive performance from minimal size
Impressive performance from minimal size
Great headphone at this price point
Great headphone at this price point

Philips Fidelio X2

Pros: Good soundstage, open and airy,relaxed and easy going, good bass, nice transition from mids to treble, transparent, great comfort and build quality

Cons: darkish sound signature, can be a bit muddy with some music

A portable digital powerhouse. The Cayin C5DAC portable DAC and Amplifier
A portable digital powerhouse. The Cayin C5DAC portable DAC and Amplifier

Cayin Spark C5 DAC Portable USB DAC + Headphone Amplifier

Pros: Tons of power, Very impressive sound with powerful low end and great separation and detail, Works for Android, PC and IOS

Cons: Too much power in low gain for sensitive earphones, Finicky occasional loss of connection with DAC function

Head-Fi.org › Head Gear