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From TITAN to TITANIC: A Positively Splendid Step Up from a High Hitting Beginning

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Pros: Natural and fast moving midrange; smooth and articulate across the spectrum; rock solid build quality

Cons: Lacks the last bit of upper treble definition; very slight upper bass bleed into the lower midrange

DUNU is an inspiration in the world of earphones, a company having come out of relative obscurity and gained a name for itself with its value-packed, trend-setting IEMs, notably the TITAN 1, that compete with products costing hundreds more from manufacturers with decades in the industry. DUNU's product line is the sort of David and Goliath story that is the win-win that we all long for because it drives competition and lowers pricing, it forces the old guard to stay on their toes and up their game, and it makes for sweeping reviews and active discussions.   But between every battle, there are skirmishes, for every tock on the clock, there is a tick, and following every major...
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A TITAN at a Pauper's Price

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Pros: A revealing, authentic and emotive sound response; many useful high quality accessories are also included

Cons: None

I can say with a resounding "yes" that my hunch was right. Being the hard-core objectivist that I am, I frequently use InnerFidelity's datasheets as a gauge to determine whether or not a headphone is worth considering for purchase. A few weeks prior to acquiring the TITAN 1, I did just that. Based upon my observations of its measured performance, I hypothesized that the TITAN 1's actual performance would be legendary. Indeed, I have been far from disappointed in my decision. I can say without uncertainty that the DUNU TITAN 1 is up there with the best of ultra high-end headphones.   For many of...
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