Head Gear Reviews by Aerosphere
  1. PEARS SH-3

    5.00 star(s)
    P-EAR-S SH-3U "THE REFERENCE KING" INTRO Everything started with a referral from a sincere friend of mine. He had the custom version of the PEARS SH3 and he was very happy with it. I researched a bit and immediately realized how little data there was on the internet about them. I wanted to try and hear it myself so my friend contacted PEARS about this review and they made it possible. The review reflects my unbiased, honest opinion about SH3 Universal. P-EAR-S PEARS (Personal Ear Systems) is Switzerland’s first Custom In Ear Monitor manufacturer...
  2. Hyla Audio TE-5B

    5.00 star(s)
    HYLA Audio is one of the companies which are located under Cyras’ wings. One of them is also known as the Oriolus. Hyla is a boutique audio company located in Tokyo, Japan. They specialize in hybrid in-ear monitors and they’re quite ambitious. Thanks to an audiophile friend for loaning TE5B to us. This review was posted officially for QuantumEars.com Now, we’re here to look at their rare, blue gem, TE5B. T-E-5-B is an acronym, it stands for Trident Engine 5 Bass. It is a system developed originally by Hyla. Hyla is aiming for punchy bass...
  3. JDS Labs OL DAC

    5.00 star(s)
    JDS LABS OL DAC & O2 AMP STACK Many of you already have an acquaintance with JDS Labs because of their widely popular O2 and CMOY amps. I’ll look at the new OL DAC and O2 stack today! Interview with JDS is also available to read at www.QuantumEars.com “OL DAC” Specifications AK4490EQ DAC USB Type B and TOSLINK Input RCA Output Case Dimensions: 11 x 8 x 3 cm Weight: 370 grams “O2 Amplifier” Specifications RCA Input 3.5mm Output Max Output @33 Ohms: 613 mW Max Output @150 Ohms: 355 mW Max Output @600 Ohms: 88 mW Dimensions: 11 x 8 x 3 cm Weight...
  4. iBasso IT03

    5.00 star(s)
    iBasso. We all know them because of their success in DAP industry. Now they’re in IEM business too. Are they good? We’ll see! Today we’re taking a good look at the IT03 Semi-Custom IEMs. Let’s get to it. Specifications & Highlights Sensitivity: 105 dB/mW FR Range: 10 Hz -30 kHz Rated Power 5mW Impedance: 8 ohm 9.2mm 1DD + 2BA driver configuration Weight: 9 grams without the cable MSRP: 259 USD Testing Equipment Chord Hugo (Main Source) iBasso DX200 (AMP1 BAL - AMP2) Centrance DacPortable BiFrost + H10 Accessories & Packaging iBasso’s unboxing...
  5. Earsonics ES-5

    5.00 star(s)
    Earsonics is a boutique audio equipment company located in Castries, France. They specialize in custom in-ears and hearing protection equipments. Earsonics is a well known company around the world and they are in business for a long time. Now, we’re here to look at their latest offering. ES-5. Specifications Earsonics ES-5 Sensitivity: 117 dB/mW frequency range: 10 Hz -20 kHz Impedance: 33 ohm Driver: 5 drivers, 3 way HQ crossover. 1x low, 2x mid. 2x high. MSRP: 950€ Testing Equipment Chord Hugo iBasso DX200 Centrance DacPortable...
  6. iBasso Audio DX200 Reference DAP

    5.00 star(s)
    iBasso DX200 "Chameleon" iBasso is a professional audio company located in China. They specialize in high performance portable audio gear and equipment. iBasso is well-known between audiophiles for their price/performance solutions and their unending FW support. Today we will be talking about the iBasso’s 10th Anniversary special the DX200. This long-awaited digital player hit the shelves around 2 months ago and since then it’s been causing shockwaves in the DAP market, hurting wallets and placing smiles on the faces of grumpy audiophiles! DX200 is...
  7. EarSonics S-EM6V2 in-ear monitors

    5.00 star(s)
    Intro Earsonics is a boutique audio equipment company located in Castries, France. They specialize in custom in-ears and hearing protection units Earsonics is a well known company around the world and they are in business for quite a long time. In 2013, they launched S-EM6 and I suppose it was the first universal 6 driver iem in the industry. It had a full bodied, smooth sound signature and it caused quite stir around audiophile world. In 2017, they updated their design again. Unlike the V1, v2 is targeting the reference signature lovers, Let’s...
  8. iFi Audio micro iDSD

    5.00 star(s)
    The review was originally posted on quantumears but I wanted to share it with Head-Fi as well.   Intro We have the iFi’s latest sorcery in our hands! We all know iFi. For those who don’t know, iFi is a renowned audio company. They specialize in all sorts of devices, DACs, Pre-amps, Amps, Signal Purifiers, Signal Enhancers etc… They have this crazy habit of supplying you with everything you’ll ever need while using their products.. On a side note, they are a customer-oriented company. A rare thing nowadays.   Box Contents | Accessories iDSD comes...
  9. Earsonics - S-EM9 in-ear Earphones

    5.00 star(s)
          Earsonics S-EM9 "Coup de Grâce" The review was originally posted on quantumears but I wanted to share it with Head-Fi as well.   Intro Earsonics is a boutique audio equipment company located in Castries, France. They specialize in custom in-ears and hearing protection equipments. Earsonics is a well known company around the world and they are in business for a long time.   On 30 September 2015, Earsonics introduced their flagship earphone, S-EM9. S-EM9 utilizes 9 balanced armature drivers to create a sound that is both smooth and...
  10. Earsonics ES3 in-ear earphones

    5.00 star(s)
    EARSONICS ES-2 & ES-3 “DOUBLE TROUBLE” The review was originally posted on quantumears but I wanted to share it with Head-Fi as well.   Intro Earsonics is a boutique audio equipment company located in Castries, France. They specialize in custom in-ears and hearing protection equipments. Earsonics is a well known company around the world and they are in business for quite a long time. I first encountered with Earsonics when I purchased SM3 in 2011. God it was so good… I immediately put them on my radar. I’ve been hooked ever since.   Earsonics...
  11. Oriolus In-Ear Monitors (v2)

    5.00 star(s)
         First of all, I would like to thank Dimitri Trush, CEO of the MusicaAcoustics for providing me review sample of Oriolus in exchange of my honest opinion.     Oriolus’ official website: http://www.mini-audio.com/ or http://www.oriolus.jp/ MusicaAcoustics website: http://www.musicaacoustics.com/   Testing Equipment *Cowon Plenue P1 *Oriolus Stock Cable   So, what is Oriolus? Well.. A bird. Yup, a bird. Known as "genus Oriolus" or "orioles" I strongly believe that this particular bird is brand's muse. Just like this bird, Oriolus mk...
  12. OSTRY KC06 High Fidelity Stereo Inner-Ear Earphones

    4.50 star(s)
    Introduction I bought this little gem online last year and been using it since. It only came with a pouch, 2 sets of tips and earphones themselves. KC06 features a single Dynamic Driver and a "Vibrating membrane technology"   Sources used: LG V10, iFi Micro iDSD. Genres: Rock&Metal, Jazz&Blues, Electronic&Dance   Build Quality and Comfort Build Quality is quite nice for a 50$ IEM. Feels very solid in hand and cable is quite durable. (After nearly 1 year of abuse, it is really!) KC06's design is simple yet beautiful. It is surely not a usual...
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