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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, Powerful deep bass but squeezed in small acoustic, Treble is not seperated enough, Overall detailless sound

after M4 & Xiaomi Piston 2 (they were similar), 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 placed just near another and the bass is too deep & powerful for this kind of soundstage. when you open up the bass, the result is going just worse for everything else. 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...
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