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Onkyo IE-FC300 In-Ear Headphones

100% Positive Reviews
Rated #288 in Universal Fit

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Pros: Nice, fun sound signature

Cons: Fit and durability

Design: The body of these buds are really large, especially the driver portion which I feel is fairly thick. They are comfortable if the large drivers do fit on the outer portion of your ear but people with small ears will probably experience some discomfort. The detachable cables are a dual pronged sword. Its nice that you can switch out the cables if you want to, but as I have experienced connectors shorting out on my previous pair (sent them back to onkyo on warranty to have them replaced) I found that I am hestitant to be rough with these in fear that the connector issue may happen again on this second pair. Who knows, maybe its just that one pair that had connector problems.

Highs: These have nice highs though they do not reach the highest up and lack just a little sparkle I felt that they are clear and enjoyable

Mids: Great mids, I love mid centricness which seems to be a niche group, however, these are not that mid centric (probably b/c of the bass). Vocals sound great, the singers take front stage and you can really feel the emotion on better quality tracks.

Lows: The lows are fairly powerful and are the main feature of these onkyos. Its very plentiful without being overpowering. They could be a little tighter but I'm not complaining, its great for the price range that it is in.

Soundstage/Resolution: These have a pretty wide soundstage for its type, very impressed. As for detail, they are not bad but I recommend some hifiman buds instead if that's what you are looking for.

Conclusion: The Onkyos are very good for a sub $100 iem. They are a lot of fun and I find them a good travel set as they have a shallow seal and fun signature that makes listening on public transportation very enjoyed.

I also found that these benefit greatly from amping. Even with my fiio e6 amp their resolution has sharpened and the bass has tightened up quite a bit. I have also seen many people on head fi report that they have noticed big differences with burn in.

I hope you guys get a chance to try these sometime in the future!
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Onkyo IE-FC300 In-Ear Headphones
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Combining portability, aesthetics, and comfort, the IE-FC300 In-Ear Headphones offer an engaging listening experience on the go. Detachable flat elastomer cable with gold-plated MMCX connectors ensures a noise-free link to your media player, and best of all, won t tangle when stored in your bag. With 65-plus years audio experience Onkyo delivers the sort of full-bodied sound you d expect from a high-end stereo setup in a pair of portable IEMs. Noted for throwing a pleasingly deep soundstage, the newly designed 14.3 mm (9/16-Inch ) drivers produce clear midst, crisp highs, and punchy bass to enrich all kinds of music. Form-fitting ear pads are angled comfortably to provide a good seal against ambient noise, and won't cause fatigue during longer listening sessions. An ideal launching pad into the world of personal hi-fi, these stylish headphones are perfect for the active music lover.

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DetailValue
BindingElectronics
BrandOnkyo
ColorRed
EAN0751398011030
FeatureAll-new 14.3 mm (9/16-Inch ) high-performance drivers for deep bass, clear mid-range, and detailed treble Anti-vibration aluminum die-cast/ABS resin hybrid body Tangle-free flat elastomer cable Detachable cable design Gold-plated MMCX connectors
LabelOnkyo
ManufacturerOnkyo
ModelIE-FC300(R)
MPNIE-FC300(R)
PublisherOnkyo
StudioOnkyo
TitleOnkyo IE-FC300 In-Ear Headphones, Red
UPC751398011030
CatalogNumberList - CatalogNumberListElementIEFC300R
Item Height0.5 inches
Item Length2 inches
Item Weight0.5 pounds
Item Width0.5 inches
Package Height1.9 inches
Package Length8.9 inches
Package Weight0.45 pounds
Package Width5.5 inches
PackageQuantity1
PartNumberIE-FC300(R)
ProductGroupCE
ProductTypeNameHEADPHONES
UPCList - UPCListElement751398011030
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