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Brainwavz M5 Reviews

Positive Reviews

furjim

HeadphoneScout's Brainwavz M5 review

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Pros: build quality, neutral yet enjoyable sound

Cons: low isolation due to vent

    Originally posted at HeadphoneScout: Introduction: Brainwavz is a budget headphone company that offers some of the best bang/buck products on the market. Their M2 and M3 in-ears are a couple of my favorite IEMs under $100 but contrary to intuition the M5 was not meant to their successor (neither was the M4). Instead, Brainwavz has set out to improve on the $30 M1, an IEM whose strengths are comfort and instrument separation. Build Quality: Without hesitation I can say that the M5 has the best build quality of Brainwavz’ current IEM lineup. Most impressive are the beefy plastic strain reliefs on the Y-split and 3.5mm plug. They look and feel like...
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Negative Reviews

vaziyetu

Another one you shouldn't buy

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Cons: Soundstage is too small, Mids are muffled, Deep bass lacks volume (punch ?), Treble is not seperated enough, Overall detailless sound

after M4 & Xiaomi Piston 2, i finally got a M5 to audition. i listened it for 2 days and here's my thoughts: soundstage is the same again, small in every aspect. bass, treble, vocals, mids everything is placed just near another and the bass is too deep & powerful for this kind of soundstage. result is just bad. no detail in songs, everything sounds muffled. just like on the M4 & Piston, this is also a very bad earphone.   no need to analyse everything seperately. just switch to better models with wide soundstage, you'll instantly hear more detail both on the treble, mids & bass. narrow soundstage causes everything to drop detail. comparing the M4-M5 to each other, i...
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