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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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vlenbo

Signature Acoustics - The Elemental Underdog

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Pros: Smooth sound, Forward and luscious mids, wide soundstage, Bass Quantity

Cons: Bass quality, Forward mids can be overbearing, silght veil

Signature Acoustics C-12: The Elemental Underdog Woodies     Signature Acoustics' Foundation   Audiophiles love music, especially when played from high quality audio products that contain several different flavors. Flavors that audiophiles usually experience with audio equipment can be spicy, salty, sweet, or bland. Now, imagine tasting any of the mentioned flavors in your mouth. Would your tongue handle the spiciness of a jalapeno pepper? What about the irresistibly sweet cinnamon buns? Would table salt alone allure or dissuade you from experiencing a lone flavor? Regardless, each of the mentioned condiment/food caters to a specific audience. Several audio companies...
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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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