“ As of 2013, I could only find one pair of these on the internet. It's a shame because from my experience, cheap earbuds are oriented around the muffled bass emphasis and exhausting higher mid ranges. I myself came from the Audio Technica a900x and Bose IE2's which sound darker compared to these $10 earbuds. I love rich vocals and acoustic...” --Nec3
Taking balance armature design earphones to another level of perfomance. Balance armature earphone design usually comes down to a choice no audio lover should have to make : whether to sacrifice deep bass for increased sound quality throughout the listening range. The reason is multiple driver earphones often sound uneven and lack sonic clarity, while single armature driver earphones...
“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
Experience the distinctive and vivid sound quality of horn loudspeakers with the Piano Forte X-VIII Series Piano Forte Series delivers a truly immersive sound experience akin to sitting in a finely-tuned concert hall. Every component has been designed with precision in a meticulous effort to integrate the core design of our Opus Speaker Series into a premium earphone. A distinct feature of the...
“Bought these locally brand new for $195. For that money they are amazing. I have owned XBA-4, but H3 are much better. Sound quality wise they are comparable to Audio Technica CK100Pro and other top tier iems. Tf10, xba-4, westone 2 is easily inferior to these. But you need burn in H3 and your brain to apreciate H3 sound. There are 2 groups of people - who dislike them and who love them. In...” --kl500
Prepare for an exceptional in-ear listening experience beyond compare and treat your ears to: deep bass, radiant mids, smooth highs, and notable vocal clarity. For the first time, proven Sony® dynamic drivers are paired with cutting-edge Balanced Armature driver technology to deliver rich, dynamic, and detailed audio response.
A genuine Sony Japan product. In a Japanese retail packaging. 1 year warranty valid only in Japan.
“ The XBA 3s are some of the clearest-sounding in-ears I've ever heard. Granted that list is rather short... but that's neither here nor there! The triple-armature setup is known for providing accuracy rather than "fun" by many, and this is no exception. The trebs and mids are very well-defined and separated, but not overpowering. The bass leaves something to be desired, mostly...” --JoeDoe
A genuine product of Sony Japan. In a Japanese retail package.
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