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A fantastic and affordable entry-level offering from Vibro Labs

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Pros: Liquid mids, impeccable craftsmanship, great value

Cons: Rolled off treble, smaller soundstage, only available as universal

Hello all!  As some may know, Luke recently loaned me a demo pair of the new SERA to get my honest feedback on them.  I have preivously spent a good deal of time with both the ARIA and the MAYA (and I've got a custom MAYA as one of my daily drivers), so I hope I can provide a little bit of insight into this new model and potentially set some minds at ease.  I've spent the several days with them plugged into my head pretty exclusively, and I'm ready to share my first impressions.   To begin, SERA is a great entry into "high-end" IEMs. The bass is natural and the tone is accurate. Mids are forward, front, and center. Highs are a bit rolled off, with a very small,...
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Pure Audio Nirvana

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Pros: Beautiful design, amazing clarity, 3D sound, plenty of bass when you need it, and not a hint of sibilance. I can listen to these forever.

Cons: With a Wizard design and the cost of impressions, you're looking at over $2000. Expensive, but worth every penny.

Overview:   The Kaiser 10, or K10, is a 10-balanced armature driver CIEM from Noble Audio.  The K10 is an evolution of an earlier 8-driver design, this time focused on a more natural sound signature rather than focusing on bass.  To this point, the K10 succeeds it its goal.  No one portion of the sound spectrum is overly emphasized or unnaturally enhanced.  Each part of the spectrum is present and doesn't interfere with the other portions.  The bass does not bleed into the mids, and the mids don't bleed into the highs.  The result is a very natural and highly addicting sound signature that keeps you coming back for more.    ...
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