So, I stumbled upon the information of Maxell's new soon to be released IEM models, the DBA700 (dual hybrid: BA+dynamic driver) and the DD600 (dual dynamic). They are currently listed at Amazon.co.jp, and the prices are very interesting!
Here's the link to Maxell official press release and announcement: http://www.maxell.co.jp/jpn/news/2012/news121121_2.html
Specs for both models:
|Driver model||Sealed balanced armature
driver × 1
× 1 dynamic type driver
|Dynamic type driver × 2|
|Dynamic Driver Unit||8mm diameter||6mm diameter 8mm / diameter|
|Sound pressure sensitivity||104dB/mW||100dB/mW|
|Play frequency band||20 ~ 20,000 Hz|
|Maximum input * 2||200mW|
|Cord length||Approximately 1.2m (type Y)|
|Plug||3.5mm diameter stereo mini plug (type L, gold plated)|
|Mass||(Including code) 17g about||(Including code) 16g about|
|Accessories||Antibacterial earpiece * 1 (2 each SS / S / M / L) (M is attached to the main body)|
- * 1 by Ishizuka Glass Co., Ltd. Co., antibacterial effect has been confirmed by the examination effect 2801 JIS Z.
- * 2 is the value measured by the standard (International Electrotechnical Commission) IEC.
DBA700 - Dual hybrid (BA+dynamic) model:
Selling for 9800 yen, about $120! (Link to Amazon.co.jp)
DD600 - Dual dynamic model:
Selling for 7800 yen, about $95! (Link to Amazon.co.jp)
Let's see when they'll be available for the rest of the world...
*** UPDATE ***:
Edited by putente - 11/23/12 at 7:32am