“Preface This is a short review intended for concise information presentation. The data presented in this review was provided by a good friend and a disinterested third party to whom I owe many thanks! All data is uncompensated (except for 1/12th octave smoothing), and measured with a fully IEC-60711 (IEC60318-4) compliant ear simulator. Why Review the AM70? Over the past...” --tomscy2000
“ Me: I am a 21 year old Engineering student living in a small town in India. I would like to call myself a music enthusiast, rather than an audiophile. I was inspired by music since childhood, and as the time passed, the passion of music grew in me, and that subsequently led me to join Head-Fi. Eventually, I found the pleasure of listening to music mainly by the HD600 and recently, by the...” --YoYo JoKeR
“ Review: Astrotec AX-30 Tuesday, April 15th, 2014 by Bowei Zhao & Ethan Wolf For several years now, Astrotec has been a name familiar to enthusiasts as a manufacturer of value-conscious, yet quality-engineered, balanced armature IEMs. This past year, they began shifting over to hybrid IEMs en masse. As the smaller sibling of their AX-35,...” --bowei006
The Westone ES50, designed by musicians for musicians, is the premium in-ear monitor for live stage performances or for the serious audiophile. The ES50’s purity of sound penetrates your entire being; five masterfully tuned balanced armature drivers satisfy even the most critical ear. The proprietary flex-canal body makes this and all ES musicians’ monitors the most comfortable...
“ Before I start my review, I would like to Thank Westone for providing me with UM56 review sample (while audiologist impressions were covered by me) in exchange for my honest opinion. http://www.westoneaudio.com/index.php/products/custom-series/um56.html As I have mentioned in most of my IEM reviews, eartips selection plays the most crucial role in getting the best sound out of your...” --twister6
“I bought these as an upgrade from the W3, which while extremely fun, I soon became disappointed in, due to mid bass bleed into the midrange. This caused vocals to become too chesty and distortion rock guitar notes too rounded instead of hard edged. Enter the W4. Fit and Isolation: Westone 4 is extremely comfortable. I love their size and weight. They only...” --shotgunshane
“Astrotec has been mostly into budget IEMs until recently, when they introduced their AX60, AX7 and now their AX30/35. The version I have here today is the AX35. I’m not sure of the prices yet, but from what I hear, the AX30 will be around $65 while the AX35 will be $80 (USD). The AX30 is supposed to be the bassier model of the two while the AX35 was tuned to be more neutral. Me generally...” --lin0003
Limited Time Offer (FREE Monitor Vault) Custom tuned to provide the true Westone sound signature in a universal fit, the UM2 is so refined your stage sound will never be the same. Stepping into Westone's UM2 is a jump for those looking to experience the expertly balanced dual-driver balanced armature technology and tap into the level changing performance that only a professional grade...
Built to the highest professional standards, the UM2 features dual-balanced armature drivers with a passive crossover. Using the same technology as our custom ES2, the UM2 is the earpiece of choice for performers desiring high-end Westone sound quality at an affordable price. The comfortable ComplyTM foam tips allow for extended use without fatigue. Providing up to 25 dB of ambient noise...
“ The Astrotec GX-40 is a much anticipated release because of the positive reception of the GX-50, which went on sale just two months ago. Astrotec claims that the GX-40 is as good as the GX-50 in terms of material and sound quality, but the price is $13 lower. Specifications Driver：9mm lanthanon permanent magnet Impedance: 16 OHM Frequency response: 8 Hz-24.5...” --Jupit3r