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EarSonics S-EM6 Six driver universal IEM - Page 22
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I just received an email that the unit I have may have faulty drivers and I need to send it back. They will replace it with a crystal version.
But I did a very quick comparison, which may change with the new Crystal S-EM6.
The S-EM6 is a bit more forward, intimate, and warmer than the IE800. The S-EM6 has more bass enhancement and warmth and less treble presence, although treble isn’t lacking. S-EM6 notes have a faster attack and longer decay than the IE800 leading to a sharper, more dynamic yet thicker sound in comparison to the smoother IE800. More details are presented from the S-EM6, and they are articulated better, making the IE800 sound a bit dull in comparison. The IE800 images a bit better and has a more natural sound in comparison. The IE800 is a bit clearer overall due to the note thickness of the S-EM6. Vocals sound quite different, as the IE800 has more upper midrange emphasis than neutral, and the S-EM6 has a bit too little leading to a slightly more throaty than neutral vocal, but does sound more natural to me.
They found an issue with 1 unit and traced the problem part back and found there were 10 units that may have had an issue. Mine was one of the 10, so it isn't a widespread issue.