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Brainwavz M5 Reviews

Positive Reviews


HeadphoneScout's Brainwavz M5 review


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


Don't buy, say goodbye!


Pros: Powerful deep bass and detailed treble are not kidding (but small acoustic ruins it all)

Cons: Size of sounds are small. Acoustic of mids are limited. Despite being detailed, quality level of the treble isn't shining.

after M4 & Xiaomi Piston 2 (they were similar items), i see this one also following them. but with some bass & treble improvements added. that's okay, but unfortunately said improvements comes with an expensive price. mayday! we just lost vocals... in this small acoustic, with all the bass & treble attacks, where we were going to put our beautiful mids ? oh god, just forget about this...   it carries some 250hz amplification thus drums are very prominent. lowering them can reduce your headache. about the 30-60hz deep bass, yes it's improved but still sounds small due to low acoustics. just switch to an earphone with a wide acoustic and bigger sound size (and with a...
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