“ Preamble: Before I move over to my preamble, I’d like to give out a warm thank to Tatco Ma, the man behind LEAR, for providing me with a sample of the updated NS-U1 in-ears and NSC-03 cable free of charge in exchange for my honest, unbiased opinion. LEAR, founded 2008 in Hong Kong by the Hong Kong Forever Source Digital, one of the most well-known local...” --HiFiChris
“Before I start with my review, I would like to Thank Westone for providing me with a review sample of UM Pro 30 in exchange for my honest opinion. This is a Review of Westone UM Pro 30 triple BA driver IEM. http://www.westoneaudio.com/index.php/products/um-series/um-pro-30.html After my Westone W40 review I received a number of questions from people inquiring about...” --twister6
Westone triple balanced armature driver 3-way passive crossover custom. 1 High, 1 Mid, and 1 Low drivers.
“ Disclaimer I bought these about 3 years ago, used them a lot and got to "know" them well. The (sort of a) good thing is: They still perform as good as they did when I first tried them on. But that was not too good. Back then I felt disenchanted: they somehow sounded unimpressive, which left me confused. I mean, I based my decision to buy the most expensive earphones I had ever owned solely...” --Checkbox G
Limited Time Offer (FREE Monitor Vault) Custom tuned to provide the true Westone sound signature in a universal fit, the UM2 is so refined your stage sound will never be the same. Stepping into Westone's UM2 is a jump for those looking to experience the expertly balanced dual-driver balanced armature technology and tap into the level changing performance that only a professional grade...
Built to the highest professional standards, the UM2 features dual-balanced armature drivers with a passive crossover. Using the same technology as our custom ES2, the UM2 is the earpiece of choice for performers desiring high-end Westone sound quality at an affordable price. The comfortable ComplyTM foam tips allow for extended use without fatigue. Providing up to 25 dB of ambient noise...
“ I love to see well-established audio companies with a solid lineup on offer. Someone like Parasound, Sennheiser, or PSB will almost always have their bases covered with budget, midrange, and fairly expensive models to choose from. That's great because it allows access for all sort of folks, regardless of budget. But you know what I love even more than...” --project86
“To keep it short..try him with a cowon d2., another neutral sounding source..u will be surprised how it sounds” --hifimanrookie
“ Introduction LEAR (an acronym of "Listen & Learn Everything. Acoustic & Audio Revolution) is a Hong-Kong based audio-products manufacturer founded in 2008 (which has recently also opened an HQ in Japan). The company makes portable headphone amplifiers, some different types of cables and adapters and also custom-fit in-ear-monitors ("CIEMs"), but in the past, they've also made...” --ItsMeHere
“ Review LCM-A1d I was watching LEAR for some time, particularly their range of custom headphones. LEAR has a good reputation in the field and turned heads with their innovations like the hybrid LCM-BD4.2. When they recently the LCM-A1d, a single dynamic driver custom IEM, whose sound signature is tunable via a integrated potentiometer and starts selling for 2’000 HKD (260 USD, ...” --cyph3r