Pros: Excellent timbre, spacious, punchy, and detailed for the price.
Cons: Isolation, understated bass decay
My setup for this review: Foobar 2k WASAPI Output ->HiFiMeDIY Sabre DAC -> FiiO E11 As everyone knows, Apple has new "Ear Pods" that come packaged with their new products, and seem to be pretty popular, coming from someone who sells iPhones in wireless retail. They are a bit of a hybrid IEM-Earbud style, which I find pretty cool, but the sound signature is decidedly oriented to the masses, and while they are a welcome improvement over the old iBuds in just about every way, they also pursue a decidedly thick and bassy signature, which, while not unappreciable, will not satisfy everyone, especially here at Head-Fi. Enter the Sunrise Audio Charm 3. ...(read more)