“First of all, I'd like to mention overall view of this headphones, it's really stylish. I've listened to them with Fiio E6. Without burn-in, their sound IMO is extremely owerbrighten, but after 20-25 hours it's become more straight and normal. I think this headphones sounds good for vocals, instrumentals and classical music, due to nice airy highs and mids. On some rock songs they're...” --cleg
“ 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
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...