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Signature Acoustics Elements Series C-12 Reviews

Loquah

Handmade IEM with a smooth, laid back and slightly veiled sound

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Pros: Zero fatigue, nice mids and bass, looks nice, handmade

Cons: Veiled sound, slight bass bloat

The C-12s are the first IEM from Indian company, Signature Acoustics. The C-12s use a hand-made wooden housing and a great looking wooden Y-split and slider. At around $60 (AUD) they are a budget IEM which is impressive given their hand-made and all wood design, but the sound is just a little way off from being something to get excited about.   Overall, the sound is smooth, laid-back and very easy to listen to, but perhaps just a bit too warm and lacking in the air and extension needed to bring out the best of a wide range of genres. The bass and mids are good with an enjoyable balance and mostly lifelike timbre - they just need a little more air.   If you'd like to read...
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ClieOS

Firstborn IEM of India

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Pros: Wooden earpieces, good quality case, smooth and fun sound

Cons: Sightly veil

Signature Acoustics is a brand created by the India based audio retailer Pristine Note. Their first offering is the Elements C-12 - an IEM that took them 18 months of R&D, completed with a full wooden housing and aims to deliver the best bang for the bucks with an estimated price of US$50~60 with international release.     Spec Driver: 8 mm (CCAW) Dynamic Impedance: 18 Ohms @ 1Khz Frequency: 17 Hz to 20 Khz          Sensitivity: 102 dB Cable length: 1.2m (split length 28 cms) Channel Imbalance: Less than 2.5% dB @ 1 Khz     Packaging, Accessories and Build Quality The C-12 comes on a fairly innocent looking black paper...
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shotgunshane

Exciting new fun from India

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Pros: Lightweight wooden housing; unique cases; fun bass heavy signature

Cons: Slight veil

Signature Acoustics C-12 - From India!           A few months back I was contacted by a representative of Signature Acoustics asking if I’d like to audition their Elements Series C-12.  They’ve already been selling them in their home based country of India and are preparing for a worldwide release.  I thought, Why not? Sounds like fun!   The C-12 is going to retail somewhere around the $45 to $60 range and the manufacturer describes the offering as follows:   Wooden enclosure / housing for a natural warm sound and strong build quality 10 strands of wide Cu wire, to ensure impactful bass. Twisted to reduce microphonic noise. 8mm...
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