Ultimate Ears 500vi Earphones
“should have added a cable clip , fitting is awesome , sound quality is just what i like , bass is fast , hits with a punch , really nice mids , highs are lively too . thick and dark signature , my fav sig . secoend in command of my line up , might let the xba-3 creep in between , but xba-3 lacks sound stage , come on xba-3 , being a $200 phone you can not lack sound stage . but xba sounds fine...” --suman134
Ultimate ears 600vi noise-isolating headset features a microphone and on-cord controls for calls and music. it produces extended high-frequency response and a fuller soundstage.
“Introduction - I found these at Wal-Mart (surprisingly), and they were selling for 20 bucks, so i could not turn them down. Design & Build - The design of these earphones are a bit plain. The earpieces have this two-tone, color of matte black and gloss gray. The cable feels very soft and pretty thick. It is not overly thick, and it does not feel cheap to me. The ear tip design is...” --zach8278
Ultimate Ears 350vm Noise-Isolating Earphones, Grey
“ Well firstly this is not a true iem. The sound is about as great as one could get from an earbud. In my limited experience and without trying the pk1, I would say these are the finest buds you can buy. With that said, these are not for everyone, this is a niche product within an already niche market. I find driving it with my D12 anaconda makes for a pleasurable sound,...” --Jamesdeandoa
“ Overall I have been satisfied with these phones. I would not recommend paying full price for them like I did. ” --Skoch
Technical Details * Impedance:32 ohm(at 1KHz) * Frequency response: 20-20,000Hz * Sensitivity:120 dB (at 1KHz) * Max Input Power: 400 mv
“ These were my sweetest sounding head-gear yet. It would be brilliant all-rounder if it would not require a portable amp for portable use. This is the first reason i left it, otherwise i almost got an ear infection from those foams.., they get dirty in a few weeks of massive use. I recommend them to clean, i boiled them in water. ” --angevoi
PK2 earphones are the low impedance version of PK1. Although not as good as PK1, PK2's sound signature is similar to PK1. You don't have to drive PK2 with an expensive head-amp. If you are looking for something with high performance/price ratio, PK2 might be the best choice.