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Brainwavz S5 In Ear Headphones

A VERY addictive sound!!!

twister6

Pros: excellent balanced sound, great build quality, case and the accessories

Cons: still on the fence about the cable

This is a Review of Brainwavz S5 in-ear monitors. http://www.yourbrainwavz.com/s5.html I was a little cautious approaching the review of the latest flagship in-ear model from Brainwavz. With a recent flood of quality in-ear headphones around $60-$70 price point, I wasn't sure how this $100 model going to stack up against other "giant killers". But after reading a few of the Head-fi reviews...
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Below expected peformance but very feature rich
Below expected peformance but very feature rich

iFi Nano iDSD

Pros: Crams a lot of features in for the price: DSD, DXD, volume control, LED indicator of sampling rate, RCA output

Cons: Ultimately, the sound quality is substandard even at this price point

Great sounding celebrity endorsed headphone
Great sounding celebrity endorsed headphone

AKG K267

Pros: Beautiful sonic presentation, subbass, wonderful mids, non fatiguing highs, comfortable, variable bass, mini-xlr dual entry socket

Cons: questionable build quality (at least in the past)

Ruined by One BIG Design Flaw
Ruined by One BIG Design Flaw

AKG K490 NC

Pros: Good sound and comfort

Cons: Fatal Design Flaw

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