“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
“This is my second CIEM after purchasing Rooth's LS2. I own the Shure 535s as well. My sources as are iPhone 5C and Sony NW-F880, no amps. The LS4 has two bass drivers, so obviously this isn't for people who like monitor like sound. The bass is not overbearing, yet enhanced. There is a nice deep rumble, but not to the point where mids and highs are drowned out. The LS4 manages to...” --Yamato1
Type: Balance Amateur Sensitivity: 112dB Resistance:16 ohm Length of Soft Cord:1.4m Weight: 23g
“Preamble Singaporean. I'm an 18 year old with great love in my music. My father has an extensive collection of home stereo equipment and have exposed me to good music since young. I have realized that I have a skill to recognize sound signatures and am able to express my ideas coherently. My favourite genres are Rap, R&B, Pop and some Rock, along the lines of Avenged Sevenfold and...” --Raddiqal11
“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
“ Hi Guys, this is my second review on a new earphone, just in time that my friend is looking for a good earphone, I was recommend him to look for this Final Audio Design brand. He loves detail, clarity type of earphone, and mostly enjoys vocal, acoustic music type. And hey!! He picked a final audio adagio V!! I didn’t expect this will happen, but well, i got his...” --SpringBiscuit
In FAD-speak: "Piano Forte IX archived to produce space expression which bring atmosphere of live hall and a sense of reality of concert hall which is difficult to be produced by conventional earphones. Piano Forte Ⅸ has a stainless body with a mirror-polished finish. Its classy look mirrors a high-precision sound that retains the trueness of the recorded source."
Specifications: Driver: Balanced Armature Sensitivity: 112dB Impedance: 16Ω Cable length: 1,4m Weight: 23g