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TDK IE800 Reviews

Arvan

Overlooked oddball from TDK

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Pros: The sound ( read down below )

Cons: Cable is not very good, large size. discontinued?

When i bough these i had no id'ea how they would sound. I read some reviews but it is a iem that was flying under the radar and kind of hide in the shadow of the BA200 which is TDK's flagship ( was, i think it´s discontinued )    All plastic build, feels solid but not expensive. They do have a great fit and can be used both with deep or shallow insertion and a various amount of tips. Cable up can be bothersome. The isolation with a modestly deep insertion is impressive even if the housing appear to be vented. They leak some sound if you crank it up.    Now instead of using a dual balanced armature the ie800 uses a dual dynamic setup. My previous experience with...
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aiaosu

TDK IE800 vs. BA200

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Pros: IE800 Good detailed sound, awesome with guitars and male vocals, great price, ....

Cons: IE800 Very dependent on tip selection, driver flex, can sound recessed or sibilant depending on tips, concerned about long-term durability.

TDK IE800 VS. BA200   IE800 $40-90 (Discontinued by manufacturer) BA200  $55-120 (Discontinued by manufacturer) (on Head-fi, Ebay, and Amazon)  Some have even found these at Ross and TJ Maxx for $10-20.   Packaging: Pretty much the same packaging for both IEM’s.  If both packages were side-by-side, you’d probably have to read the labels pretty carefully to tell the difference.  The packaging is black with gold accents in a small, cardboard box with every language known to man on the box.  The box is busy, in my opinion, and the only thing that is clear is the TDK label.  There is also a clear, plastic cover that you can view the IEM’s...
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