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YUIN PK3 Earbuds

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Pros: clear as a bell, the mids and highs are crisp and clean with good definition and separation.

Cons: lacking bass. bass is very distant and hollow.

Looking at the picture of the PK3's I wasn't expecting much. They look and feel cheap using a generic case for the drivers. First I tried them without the foam covers and they sounded awful. I originally thought I had been sold a pair of fakes but after using them with the full cover foams I am impressed. they have good definition and separation in the mid and high frequencies. The bass is there but its distant and hollow. I had heard that these had more bass than the PK2 and PK1 this is one of the reasons I bought these (that and the price :-) but I was very disappointed in that area. over all i think these are a great buy but not for the people that like a little extra bass. Using sansa clip + with rockbox.

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Pros: Smooth, good dynamic range

Cons: may be too warm/mid-centered

The PK3 is a great, warm earbud.  It does vocals especially well because it is very mid-focused.  It has impressive bass extension, not especially strong impact; the trebles are smooth and may roll off too soon for clarity and detail nuts.  But the mids are what the PK3 are all about.

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Pros: Price, full-sound, comfort of form factor...

Cons: Not isolating, need to burn in before you judge...

I bought both the PK1 and the PK3 because I wanted to see what the difference was.  The PK1's sounded better at first and I didn't want to spend too much time using the PK3 if I was going to sell them to a friend at work.  BUT...that friend bought them and burned them in.  They now sound GREAT at $40.  Other people who sit next to him now want them.  I decided to keep the PK1 and will buy them an amp which they need according to EVERYONE to drive properly.  My recommendation, though, from earbuds you got from your player is to buy these and live with them for a while.  Enjoy them and then see if you need more.  I've tasted other good headphones and so I wanted the cleaner PK1's and will buy an amp to drive them properly.  (An amp is needed if the headphones need more voltage or more current to be able to handle swings in voltage or enough voltage to drive inefficient headphones.  It is not just about volume but about enough capacity to deliver clean and sufficient power for complex input/output.)  

 

BTW, design gets good marks because they feel good in the hand and they don't draw attention.

 

I may buy the PK3 again...and love them for working out and grabbing them on the go without an amp.

YUIN PK3 Earbuds
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System includes * PK3 earphones * 1/4" stereo phone adapter plug * Foam eartips * Storage boxs Details * Impedance:32±20ohm(at 1KHz)* * Frequency response: 15-20,000Hz * Sensitivity:120±3dB(at 1KHz) * Distortion: less than 0.1% * 5 feet Y cord

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EAN0649241883432
FeatureLow impedence
LabelYUIN
ManufacturerYUIN
Package Quantity1
Product GroupCE
Product Type NameCONSUMER_ELECTRONICS
PublisherYUIN
StudioYUIN
TitlePK3 Earbuds
UPC649241883432
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