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Audio-technica In-ear Headphones Ath-ck323m Rd Reviews

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Great Design, disappointing sound

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Pros: Great styling and comfort, tangle-free cord, detailed treble with very little sibilance

Cons: Microphonic and springy cable, congested soundstage, muddy bass and recessed mids

The CK323M is a Japan-only budget IEM from Audio-Technica. There is also a version with an in-line mic and controls, the CK323i. When my CKM500 broke during a flight to a transfer stop to Japan, I bought this IEM at the airport store for around 20$ USD. I knew it wouldn't sound as good as the CKM500 but hoped it would at least have some good sound coming from Audio-Technica.   Design and Comfort These are some of the best-looking headphones by Audio-Technica.  They come in many different colours though I like the red one. The cord is semi-flat and not prone to tangles (CKM500's cord tangles quite a bit in my pocket), but at the same time it's springy and makes a lot...
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