Dasetn PK IE8 review:
These are supposed to "PK IE8" - I only have IE80, so I'll be comparing these two.
It's a basshead's IEM. The bass is tuned to about 50-60% of IE80 max setting.
Out of the box it had a nice rumble, but it disappears during burn-in.
The quality of bass is OK, but not quite IE80 level.
The mids are veiled and recessed, just like IE 80 - but even more.
The highs are very polite, no sibilance - but no airiness too.
Soundstage is mediocre.
Sounds best with Sennheiser single flange tips.
Couldn't use any of the included tips - they simply didn't fit the nozzle.
They sound somewhat similar to unmodded Pistons v2.x, but Pistons have slightly higher quality bass, less veiled mids, more extended highs and larger soundstage. Not a huge difference in any of these areas, but combined together, Piston is a better IEM.
PK IE8 is easier to drive though.
PK IE8 looks like a recabled version of Yaoge 060 - and it's a very nice cable! Even has a chin slider
Very little microphonics with a shirt clip (not included).
I hope Dasetn will switch to Yaoge 063 as a base model soon, it supposed to be a lot better.
I have it coming my way in a few weeks, will be interesting to compare.
At 20$, you could do a lot worse for a basshead IEM.