“ SE-5 is a true marvel of engineering, one of a few headphones/IEMs I can say brought a new level of detail and presentation to music and is truly high-fidelity, that is directly comparable to live performance given a high quality recording. Important caveat: many amplifiers and sources (even many dedicated headphone amps) cannot drive SE-5 correctly - very low output impedance is...” --AstralStorm
“ These IEMs have an MRSP of $40. For that price they are not worth it. However, in many discount places, especially in Canada, you may find these @ $15 or less. If you find them for this price, grab them. I personally paid $10. Sound is great for the price. They look very rugged and feel solid, I believe they are made from aluminum. The cord is also tangle free and feels very nice....” --canuckavelli
The 3-way Reference is positioned in the middle of the range and offered in both fixed-cable and detachable cable variants, priced at €575 (est. $740) and €645 (est. $830), respectively. What makes the 3-way interesting aside from the shell material is the sound - after several months with the earphone I can say with great confidence that its tuning makes for one of most unique...