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Cosmic Ears HY3 Hybrid CIEM Reviews

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Affordable hybrid CIEM with lush, engaging mids

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Pros: Value, build quality, detail, smoothness, bass impact, euphonic mids, easy to EQ, customer service

Cons: Recessed upper mids and treble, 4.6 kHz peak

The HY3 is a three-way, three-driver hybrid custom in-ear monitor from Sweden-based Cosmic Ears. It utilizes a dynamic driver for the bass and twin balanced armature drivers for the midrange and treble, which used to be a very rare configuration, although hybrids have increased in popularity over the past year. The bass unit looks to be around 8mm in diameter and has its own sound bore. The two BA drivers are integrated into a single unit and share a second bore. I don’t know what model the drivers are, nor do I care, as long as they sound good.   Cosmic Ears is a small and relatively new CIEM company with some of the lowest prices on the market. They offer a diverse range of...
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