“My personal journey into the realm of music reproduction in the IEM realm owes very much to the guidance of Takai-san, who was the inspiration and driving force behind Final Audio Design, through his offerings by way of his creations. The fuller narrative of how I came upon the house of Final Audio Design, with its distinctive and uncompromising house sound, is well documented in my other...” --Kiats
“My Journey of Discovery with Final Audio Design At the recent CanJam in Singapore, when we were passing the Final Audio booth, Claire of Jaben Singapore took me over to JoJo-san and proudly proclaimed: this is your biggest fan in Singapore! Claire had kindly done the same thing during the first Mook Festival in Singapore, where I had met Takai-san and he had kindly shared on his...” --Kiats
“This is my first review for a product so I maybe lacking details in some areas or using the wrong terms. Forgive me for that. I did buy these in Japan at a department store called Joshin so I don't have the technical details but you can find them here http://www.audio-technica.co.jp/atj/show_model.php?modelId=2305. In terms of USD I think I payed roughly $65 and they were definitely worth...” --purpledrank
“Design: The IM-04 is quiet bulky, but it is rounded off in the inner side, and with the short nozzles I have found no fitting issues whatsoever. The body is shinny with pitch black color, and a gold logo of Audio Technica. The shells are made of hard plastic, and of what kind of quality and durability is up to guesses, but I will have to go with "Japan made" and say...” --Whitigir
“Written originally in http://www.head-fi.org/t/738635/new-audio-technica-iems-ckr7ltd-ckr9ltd-ckb50-ckb70/30 thread on 4th September 2015. Silly me because I just found out how to add new item for review, discussion purpose. I bought the CKB50 through Aliexpress for just 26USD, free shipping. They described it as original CKB50 and even...” --AzimAkbar
“We wants it, we needs it. Must have the precious. They cursed us. Murderer they called us. They cursed us, and drove us away. And we wept, Precious, we wept to be so alone. And we only wish to catch fish so juicy sweet. And we forgot the taste of bread... the sound of trees... the softness of the wind. We even forgot our own name. My Precious. ” --tomscy2000
New Push-Pull Technology introduces the perfect balance of a moving diaphragm that goes forward and back to reproduce pure, well-balanced sound with wide frequency. “Dual Phase Push-Pull Drivers” reproduces wide audio range Dual 13mm drivers carefully engineered provide expanded audio field and precise response Aluminum housings designed to reduce unwanted resonance for crisp...
Type: Balance Amateur Sensitivity: 112dB Resistance:16 ohm Length of Soft Cord:1.4m Weight: 23g
“Final Audio Design is a relatively new company to the IEM scene, with them releasing their first models in 2009. They are a Japanese company, with their roots extending back to 1974 where they first made high-end MC cartridges and booster transformers. The model that I will be reviewing today is their Heaven IV, which is the second cheapest model in their Heaven IEM series, the most basic one...” --lin0003
Audio-Technica?s ATH-CK9 in-ear headphones deliver outstanding isolation from distracting background noise. These in-ear models are equipped with a balanced armature driver for crisply detailed high-fidelity audio. With no active noise-cancelling electronics, they achieve significant attenuation of outside sound.