“ 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
A genuine Sony Japan product. In a Japanese retail packaging. 1 year warranty valid only in Japan.
“ Along with the summary below, I have a review thread comparing the Sony EX1000, 7550, XBA-4 and XBA-40 here: http://www.head-fi.org/t/608553/review-comparison-two-flagships-pass-in-the-night-sony-xba-4-review-vs-the-mdr-ex1000-updated-with-7550-and-xba-40 I also posted a Youtube review video of the XBA-40. If you like the video please check out my channel for more reviews :) ...” --a_recording
A genuine product of Sony Japan. In a Japanese retail package.
Lateral in the ear headphones
The Ocharaku Flat4-Kaede The name Flat4 is derived from the description "Full-range 2-Element 4-Way Effect." According to the company website this 4-way effect is as follows: 1st effect Placement of opposed elements reduces mechanical vibration due to anti-resonance. 2nd effect Twin element parallel drive improves sound pressure sensitivity of low to middle frequency sound. 3rd...
“ Short impression is here: http://www.head-fi.org/t/642191/ocharaku-flat-4-sui-the-sound-of-tea Bonus impressions TBC. ” --autumnholy
|| Product Specification || Driver Unit: Closed, Balanced Armature, Frequency Response: 5-25,000Hz, Impedance: 24ohms at 1kHz, Sensitivity(db): 108dB/mW, Cord: 1.2m, Y-shaped, Power Handling Capacity: 100mW (IEC), Plug: Four-conductor gold-plated stereo mini plug for iPod with remote function, Microphone: Electret Condenser, Weight(Approx.): 3g without cord
Music fans will love the clear Sound of the Premium EX Earbud Style Headphones. The key technology is the closed-type, vertical in-the-ear 13.5mm Driver unit, which allows for a larger driver with substantial sound while maintaining a comfortable fit over a long period of time. Offering crisp Audio for the perceptive ear, these earbuds boast a newly developed multi-layer diaphragm, which...
“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