General Information

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Driver Module:
- Dynamic Driver(s): 3rd Generation 13.5 mm Driver with Dual-Sided Beryllium Coating (×1)
- Balanced Armature Driver(s): Custom Knowles BA Mid-High Tweeter (×1)
- Electret Electrostatic Driver(s): Sonion Dual EST Supertweeter (×2)

Stock Cable:
- Length: 1.2 ± 0.1 m
- Material: 4-Core, High-Purity Monocrystalline Silver-Plated Cable (DUW-02S)
- Cable Connector: Patented Catch-Hold MMCX Connector
- Plug Connector: Patented DUNU Quick-Switch Modular Plug System
- Included Plug Termination(s): 4.4 mm TRRRS Balanced, 3.5 mm TRS Single-Ended and 2.5 mm TRRS Balanced

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JasonLucas

Head-Fier
My new best overall iem 🔥<$500
Pros: Build and timbre
Cable
Lows Mids Highs all are Awesome
Best all around er for the money
Cons: Could use a tad more sub bass
Dunu EST112



Excellent tonality with very realistic timbre, well tuned and natural sounding from 20-20k

Airy with no peaks treble that has excellent extension and is silky smooth and well defined

Smooth and clear vocal

Detail and clarity are top notch

Bass texture, speed and control are great, fast Midbass

3D holographic Imaging

Large wide soundstage

Great separation

Plays all genres well

Awesome build

Fit and comfort are great

Accessories are worthy of the price tag

Modular cable 2.5 3.5 4.4 size connectors

Handle EQ very well Especially in sub bass WOW

Sound signature is a neutral tonality with slight elevation in bass and upper mids

13.5mm dynamic woofer has a dual-sided beryllium coating

balanced armature driver from Knowles for mids and lower treble

two EST drivers from Sonion for high and ultra-high frequencies

10Ω with a sensitivity of 110dB means easy to drive



Doesn’t really shine in any one genre but is good in all

Sub bass starts to roll off a tad early and could benefit from slightly more low end

Will be too low end shy for bass heads and probably too neutral for treble heads



1DD, 1 Armature driver, and two electrostatic drivers. Its price is set at 489.99USD.


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JasonLucas
WAON303
WAON303
Having been using mine for a little over a month, easy rec if your budget can stretch to around $500. No real complaints with these barring some very minor nitpicks like wanting a bit more treble extension.

Glad Dunu didn't cheap out on the accessory kit unlike other companies like Moondrop. The entire kit you get is very classy and high quality.

Will keep an eye on the Dunu brand and will very likely get a future Dunu IEM.

Wiljen

Headphoneus Supremus
Dunu EST 112 - A tri-brid that gets it right
Pros: Solid build, excellent tonality, fantastic stage and imaging.
Cons: Large size won’t fit everyone, only average isolation
disclaimer: I have reviewed several Dunu models and found most of them above average (with one exception) so when I as approached about reviewing the EST 112 I quickly accepted. The EST 112 was given to me for purpose of review by Dunu. I don’t have any financial affiliation with Dunu or any of its affiliates, nor have I received compensation beyond the in-ear itself for this review. If you have an interest in learning more, please see Dunu’s website or follow them on Facebook. The EST 112 can be purchased directly from Dunu’s website or from most of the usual outlets.


Unboxing / Packaging:

The EST 112 (shortened to 112 from here out) comes boxed in a book-fold style box with a slip-cover over it. The slipcover has the exploded diagram of the internals on the front and the specifications in Chinese and English on the reverse. The box itself makes a nice presentation case as well as storage with subtle logo on top and the earpieces and cable displayed in a heavy foam tray in what is vaguely reminiscent of a stethoscope shape. Under that top layer, another foam layer holds the jacks (2.5, 3.5, and 4.4mm), the tips (two types in three sizes each), and then the soft case is hiding beneath a flap on the right hand side. Inside the soft case are a set of comply foams, three sets of spin-fit tips, a cleaning tool, a 6.35mm adapter, and an airline adapter. This is a very complete kit regardless of price as it covers pretty much all the useful accessories. The one thing I would like to see is a proper 6.35mm jack for the modular cable system rather than using an adapter after the fact.

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Build/Fit:

Shells on the 112 are machined aluminum with the faceplate being polished with the Dunu name and design and the inner shell being matte and a bit darker colored. Shells are the typical inverted teardrop shape and are medium in height and width but larger than average in depth. Depth is slightly over 1/2 the height of the earpiece where most of the rest of my collection is closer to 1/3rd. Weight is slightly above average as well but they sit well in the ear and the cables distribute weight well so they are not uncomfortable for extended wear. Face-plates have a large vent directly over the nozzle. A second vent is on the under side directly over the dynamic driver. This small pinhole vent can be obstructed depending on fit in the ear and will cause a shift in signature if obstructed. Nozzles are part of the inner shell rather than a separate component and do have a lip for tip retention. Installing tips is difficult initially as the bore is slightly undersized so there is little if any possibility of the tips coming loose under normal use conditions. MMCX connectors are housed in a raised extension of the inner shell on the forward side of the shell near the top. Connectors are gold plated brass and are well centered inside the extensions with no play or glue. I would warn that the depth of these may be a problem for some as they sit more on the ear than in it. If you have smaller ears, I suggest auditioning before purchase as the size may be an issue. If it is, try the Sa6 as it is a little easier fit and also a great product.

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Internals:

The EST 112 is a tri-bred model using a 13.5mm dynamic driver, a customized Knowles ED balanced armature tweeter, and a pair of Sonion EST Supertweeter electret drivers. The naming convention reflects this 1 dynamic, 1 BA, 2 EST so not the most original of names, but at least more descriptive than most. This is an interesting mix of drivers as the 13.5mm dynamic was designed in-house at Dunu and has a beryllium coating on both sides of the diaphragm for enhanced stiffness while remaining as light as possible. The Knowles ED package is customized specifically to mate to the dynamic driver as tightly as possible, and the twin ESTs provide additional top end extension compared to a BA top end. Nominal impedance is listed as 10Ω with a sensitivity of 110 dB/mW. This makes the 112 easy to drive, but susceptible to problems caused by high output impedance of some sources. With most recent portables having an output impedance of less than 1Ω, this won’t be as big an issue as it would have been four or five years ago when it was not uncommon for sources to have output impedance of nearly as high that of the 112. I found it was easy to drive using a phone and dongle or a low powered dap, but it does scale well with additional power and with improvemetns in dac. My favorite pairing is with the WM1A which put the micro-detail level of the 112 on full display.

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Cable:

The first time I used this cable was with the Sa6 and I commented at that time that the cable alone might be worth the cost of the Sa6. It is extremely well thought out and is the best modular cable I have used to date. It comes with 3 90º jacks in 2.5mm, 3.5mm and 4.4mm respectively. The user chooses which to use and it latches into the connector (Dunu calls it the Quick-switch modular system) on the cable very solidly without being overly heavy or bulky in the process. Cable material is 8 core mono-crystalline silver plated copper with 6 strands in clear casing and 2 in dark gray that provides an interesting contrast in the braid. The splitter is a silver barrel that matches the jack housing. A chin slider in the form of a silver bead rests neatly on top of the splitter with 4 wire braids exiting to the earpieces. The cable terminates in pre-formed earhooks and .78mm bi-pin connectors that fit down into recesses in the shells themselves for added strength. This cable is a lighter-weight version of the Dunu Hulk and I think I prefer it as it hits a nice balance between weight, durability, and comfort.

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Sound:

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Bass:

Sub-bass has good reach with roll-off not evident until the lower 20Hz range and a mild elevation for its entire range with a center at around 60Hz. The dynamic driver here is fast enough that even the sub-bass has good texture and doesn’t feel mono-tone as they often can. Mid-bass is fast with good note weight and drops back so gradually from the sub-bass that it can hardly be noticed. The FR graph shows a mild V but listening does not, listening shows good linearity with a sub-bass and upper-mid emphasis added. The mid-bass has good transient speed and I was impressed with the amount of detail and texture combined with enough impact to provide good realism. The 112 won’t please the basshead crowd as it doesn’t over-power the signature and instead steps forward only when called upon. You’d be forgiven for thinking the 112 was a bit bass light if the source material isn’t bass heavy.


Mids:

Lower mids follow cleanly from the mid-bass with very little bleed and no obstruction but do carry a little weight and warmth from the mid-bass. There is no discernible recess or drop-off when moving from mid-bass to mids. Lower-mids have good note weight with male vocals having a natural timbre and bass guitar having a pleasant tone as well. Guitar growl is also nice and sharp edged and realistic. Moving into the true mids, strings have good energy and texture and are well presented. Female vocals do step forward slightly in the mix due to a upper-mid lift and this is the one place there is a bit of that typical BA tonality at times with male vocals carrying a bit more weight than their female counterparts. Again the upper-mid push rises to roughly the same level as the bass emphasis so doesn’t jump out as the dominant feature, but does help vocals cut through the mix and give the 112 a bit of life that a true neutral lacks.


Treble:

The lower treble drops back quickly after the upper-mid push and keeps the 112 from getting quickly fatiguing. As we expect with the combination of armature and electret drivers, treble detail is quite good with plenty of micro-detail and nuanced textures. Snare rattle is exceptionally good with crisp lead edges and natural decay and may be the best I’ve heard at this price. Cymbals have good eneare not metallic but again need a touch more energy to feel entirely real. There is a little extra energy added back at 9kHz before a drop between 10-11kHz but it wasn’t large enough to bother me and I tend to be very sensitive to 9kHz spikes so I suspect if you are like me and see a peak in that range and run the other way, this one is probably pretty safe. Final roll-off is above my hearing threshold and air and sparkle are quite good as we expect from an electret driver. Overall, the tuning here walks the line well with enough energy to sound natural but not enough to be quickly fatiguing. This is not to say a steady diet of treble rich tracks won’t fatigue as that is unavoidable, but the 112 itself isnt adding to that which the source presents.


Soundstage / Imaging:

Soundstage is one of the big strengths of the 112. It gets a little tiresome to write about soundstage on in-ears as most are way behind a good open back headphone and even the good ones leave a bit to be desired in the broader scheme of things. I am happy to report that the 112 has a nicely sized and proportioned stage with echos reflecting like you expect in tracks like “so lonesome I could cry” and instrument separation is above average as well. This makes seating the orchestra straight forward without any odd placements or overlaps. Layering is good as well which helps as tracks get more complex and faster. I noted very little compression in the dynamic driver even with the busiest bass passages as well. Imaging is also very good with the 112 being a capable in-ear for gaming or movie watching. Most of the image is in front of the head with good stereo separation and lateral spread .



Comparisons:

Boy is this a tough one. There are so many good iems in the $500 range these days that picking one or two to compare is always going to leave people asking why you didn’t compare it against X instead of Y. I picked the obvious compares of the Dunu Siblings, the DK 3001 Pro and Sa6, the Moondrop S8/A8, and the Fiio Fa9/FH7. Now if that is the list I whittled it down to, imagine the starting point. This price range is crowded with lots of good options so standing out is a tough one.


First up has to be the Dunu Sa6 as this is one of the current market leaders and many will ask “why dilute your own pool?”

The Sa6 differs a lot physically from the 112 with its acrylic and stabilized wood shell, bi-pin connector, and all balanced armature internals. It is smaller and thinner than the 112 with an easier fit for smaller ears, although I spent more time fiddling with the Sa6 to find a good fit than I did with the 112. When the Sa6 hit the market not long ago, it made quite an impact as the bass has enough impact to fool you into thinking it could be a dynamic driver and above the lows, the tuning and detail are on par with models costing a lot more. The 112 has a little less mid-bass and a bit more sub-bass compared to the Sa6 so those missing that rumble will prefer the EST. Mids are fantastic on both so hard to declare a winner there. Treble is tuned very differently with the 112 having less lower treble emphasis and a much higher roll-off while the Sa6 has more lower treble and then drops back considerably earlier. Those looking for top-end sparkle and air will prefer the 112 while those who are a bit treble shy will likely enjoy the Sa6 a bit more.

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The Dunu DK-3001 Pro is arguably the parent of the Sa6 with a dynamic driver for lows and the same complement of balanced armatures above that point. Following the lineage, it is either a grandparent or a great uncle to the EST 112.

Shell shapes are entirely different but both use a brushed metal shell, mmcx connectors, and the 13.5mm dynamic driver. Lows are very similar on these two with the 3001 having more sub-bass emphasis and a little more mid-bass as well while to my ear the 112 is a bit faster and cleaner in those same ranges. Mids favor the 112 but not by a lot as the tonality is a bit better and the 3001 suffers from some plasticity in the mids that the 112 manages to avoid. Treble detail also favors the 112 by a good margin. To my ear, the 112 is a direct successor to the 3001 pro having improved on it in most measures.


Moondrop is quite possibly Dunu’s strongest competitor across the full range from budget to flagships so it would be remiss not to include the S8 and A8 that are Moondrop’s competitors at this price point and share a lot of commonality to the EST112 and Sa6.

The two Moondrop models (s8 and a8) can be covered in a single discussion as they share more than not. Both use the same acrylic shell and are about the same size as the 112 but considerably thinner so fit is a bit easier. The A8 and S8 share most of the same signature characteristics as they share all the same components except the bass drivers where the s8 uses a Sonion 37 and the a8 uses a Knowles CI package. Both have some plasticity due to the all balanced armature arrangements with it most evident in the mids. That is about the only knock I can throw at these two at the price point and the S8 is favorite of mine as it has a bit more sub-bass and a bit fuller low end compared to the A8. Having said that, I prefer the 112 over the A8 and maybe very slightly over the S8 for its mid-range presentation and better sparkle.


If Moondrop isn’t the strongest competitor to Dunu, Fiio probably is. Fiio has concentrated on the lower end market but increasingly is moving into the higher price ranges and offers some tremendous iems for the spend in those mid-tier brackets. The two closest to the EST112 are the Fa9 and FH7.


The FH7 is arguably the Fiio version of the 112, Aluminum shells with mmcx connectors, a 13.5mm beryllium diaphragm dynamic, and customized Knowles DFK and SWFK balanced armature packages are the defining features of the FH7. Even size is similar although the FH7 is somewhat thinner than the 112 but is large enough that either probably warrants auditioning before purchase for smaller ears. The FH7 offers tuning filters to adjust the sound so is a bit more versatile in that respect but none of those filters bring the mids up to the level of the 112. To my ear, Fiio did a great job with the lows and highs on the FH7 but the mids are just not up to that same standard. I listen to a lot of strings so this is a cardinal sin for me but may not have as big an impact for others. To me, bass favors the FH7 slightly, mids favor the 112 considerably and treble is a wash.

Arguably, the Fa9 is closer to the Sa6 than the 112 but it is the other Fiio product at the $500 mark, so I include it here. Shells are acrylic and smaller than the 112 so fitment may be a bit easier. Tuning options are provided by switches this time instead of screw on filters but arguably are less intuitive with one switch being for impedance and two for tuning. Sub-bass rumble favors the 112 with its dynamic driver over the armatures of the Fa9 and mid-bass is also a bit more detailed on the 112. The Fa9 has a bit of a dip in the lower mids that also keeps it from challenging the 112. Overall, I prefer the tuning of the Fh7 over the Fa9 and the 112 over both of them.


Thoughts / Conclusion:

Dunu has been crushing it lately with the 3001 Pro, 4001 Pro, Sa6, and now EST 112 all becoming solid recommendations in my opinion. The EST112 combines some of the features of the 3001 and others from the Sa line and represents Dunu’s first foray into the electret drivers that have recently become available. I am particularly impressed with the the lows and mids on the 112 which seems a little odd considering its dual EST drivers that focus on the top-end. I expected the 112 to have plenty of top end, and it does, and I figured the big dynamic would have good impact and it does, but that leaves the middle ground where the dynamic and balanced armature overlap to handle the mids. Generally this is a problem area as mixing two drivers to cover any single range often results in some in coherency and often the mids suffer when a sub-woofer tuned dynamic is combined with a BA tweeter with the idea that the mids will be ok between the two. The 112 pleasantly surprised me as the mids sound no less coherent or present than the mid-bass or lower treble and even though they are partially served up by an armature, that typical plasticity associated with BA drivers is minimized and rarely on display here. The EST112 isn’t perfect as the treble tuning won’t please everyone, and bassheads will lament that it doesn’t have enough punch but for all of us in the middle ground, it offers a great listen for the budget and is dangerously close to things costing a lot more. I may just like it better than my JH and that says a lot.

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EQbumb
EQbumb
Is it worth spending this much money on EST112 or getting a planar ( hifiman edition xs) headphone instead?
Wiljen
Wiljen
to me, that depends entirely on your use case. A closed back in-ear can be used a lot of places an open back over-ear model simply cannot. Would I pick the sound of the EST over the Edition X? no. Are there times I use the EST instead of my Arya? yes

corgifall

1000+ Head-Fier
Pros: Great sound signature. Amazing cable. Great value.
Cons: Huge shells might be uncomfortable for some. Highs are rolled off. Bass could use just a bit more thump.
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I’ve really enjoyed all of DUNU’s recent IEM releases in the past year. I’ve been eying tribrids for a bit now and I happened to get both the THIEAUDIO Clairvoyance(thanks ANT) and the DUNU EST 112 at the same time so I’ve had quite the fun experience with tribrids so far. The 112 uses a bigger single DD, 1 BA and 2 Sonion EST drivers. This makes for a somewhat bigger(chonky) metal housing for the IEMs. Also included is the new DUW-02S cable which is a different braid vs the standard DUW-02.

Quick shoutout to Kevin from DUNU for sending the EST 112 to test and review. While I always appreciate the chance to test and review products sent in from manufacturers, it never affects the rating of my review.

The EST 112 can be picked up from DUNU at their website below.
https://www.dunu-topsound.com/product-page/est-112

Onto the review of the EST 112! My personal preference is a dynamic hybrid iem where I get good hitting bass and have a detailed treble with decent mids. When it comes to an over ear headphone I prefer a spacious sound with a deep low end, the mids to be more forward and the highs to be a little bright with some sparkle. I listen to a lot of genres but I hover in the classic rock, blues and edm music with some rap here and there.


Gear Used​

IPhone 12 pro with headphone adapter, iFi micro iDSD Signature, Lotoo PAW S1, SMSL SU-9 feeding the SP400 amp.

Looks and fit​

The 112 comes in a rather plain matte silver shell with a design etched into the faceplate. This is by far the most basic design I’ve seen from DUNU recently. The shells are fairly thick and kinda heavy but they made the nozzle/stem slightly longer than normal IEMs which makes for a deeper and secure fit. I had no real comfort issues with the 112 during long listening sessions. Though I feel that if I took these out on a walk, I might run into seal problems as the shells are heavier.
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Packaging and accessories​

I got a review unit that didn’t come in standard packaging so you may wanna check other reviews to see stock accessories and the unboxing presentation. I did however get a few classic DUNU tips, spinfit tips, 3 different terminated connectors and the standard blue leather DUNU pouch.
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Sound(overall)​

These final impressions were done off a mix of the Lotoo PAW S1 and the SMSL SU-9 connected to the SMSL SP400. These are what the EST 112 sounds like to my ears. This was also using the CP100 stock eartips from spinfit. Things like ear tip selection and DAC/amp selection will produce different results and impressions vs what my ears hear on my specific gear.

The EST 112 uses a bigger 13.5mm dynamic driver so the low end sounds fairly detailed. It’s still a little light in terms of sub bass but I found the mid bass had a more noticeable thump and rumble. I think the low end sounds really good overall but for my personal preferences I would prefer just a bit more low end punch. Mids get a bigger focus here with a noticeable boost. While not as intense as DUNU’s ZEN/LUNA, it still can sound a hair too intense on different sources. Vocals come off crisp and detailed but it's only when things like snares or other sharper noises happen that the boost to the mids is noticeable. Treble is the weak point here. While I found the top end decently detailed, It really didn’t impress me all that much. I had figured with the two EST drivers than the treble would be a little brighter sounding. Those looking for a smoother presentation up top will enjoy the EST 112. My personal gripe with the upper treble was that I didn’t feel like I was getting the sparkle I personally look for in an Mid-Fi IEM. There wasn’t as much “air” up top either.

Soundstage/Imaging​

Soundstage is about average for an IEM in this price bracket. Depth and width are about average. I get a feeling of the music being a little closer to my head and I’m neither impressed nor disappointed. Imaging was fine. I tend to not have any problems with average soundstage IEMs when it comes to imaging. Things were easy to pick out but I definitely wasn’t wowed by any means.

Cable rolling​

I did try a few different cables and really didn’t notice a difference outside of using their CHORD cable with the EST 112. I did end up using the DUNU DUW-03 cable as I like the looks and heavier cable as the IEMs are more stable in my ear with that cable. The CHORD cable seems to add a bit of warmth to the EST 112 and it was fairly noticeable during testing but I can’t confirm this wasn’t just placebo. I do think the stock cable is fine though, still a little light in thickness and weight for my personal tastes. I don't really recommend a different cable unless you want something that looks different.

Stock cable​

The stock cable is thin and lightweight but nicely braided. I find it a bit strange to include the DUW-02S with the EST 112 since the IEM is somewhat heavier than other IEMs. This makes the balance of the IEM feel weird when worn. It feels like the ear guide and cable don’t do much in terms of keeping the thicker shell 112 secure in my ear. That being said, I do think this a fantastic cable. Plus it’s another quick disconnect termination system which means you get a balanced cable right out of the box. They also include 2.5mm, 3.5mm and 4.4mm pentaconn plugs which is fantastic iIMO. If the IEM fits your ears better and they feel secure with the stock cable, then I’d say skip replacing it with something else.
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Tip rolling​

While I did try some standard tips, I ended up sticking with spinfits for the rest of testing. Specifically the new CP100+ that's been recently released. The CP100 included with the EST 112 does look the same honestly but with a different color scheme on the stems vs the normal CP100. The CP145 works too but I found I liked the deeper fit of the CP100+ better overall. As with all IEMs, bore size and material can really make a difference. I found the smaller bore CP100 did well at keeping the low end thumpy while keeping the mids and highs a little less focused. The CP500 worked with a slightly strange fit but the 112 sounded a little too bright with those tips for my tastes.

IEM comparisons​

THIEAUDIO Clairvoyance​

The Clairvoyance does have a few more BA drivers over the 112. It also comes in a little over $200 more as well. I think the Clair sounds better than the 112 overall. The Clair has a warm-ish top end but still manages to have some sparkle and bite in the upper treble. It also has a more spacious and airy sound over the 112. The shell is smaller than the EST112 and is lighter in weight as well being all acrylic vs metal like the 112. I do think the Clair is worth it over the EST 112 but not by a lot. There is also the problem of QC on the Clairvoyance. It’s a total of 8 drives stuffed into a smaller shell. Higher chance for things to sound off or drivers not being properly matched. The EST 112 gets 90 percent of the way to the Clairvoyance so it at least gets close and for a bit less price wise.
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DUNU ZEN​

While the ZEN is a single DD, I still thought I would do the comparison since it’s the next step up in DUNU’s line up. The ZEN has a better low end and a huge focus on the upper mids/lower treble. The ZEN can get a little sibilant at times because of this. Staging is both wider and deeper on the ZEN as well. Both IEMs have a hard time keeping the energy up in the higher frequencies but I do think the EST 112 is my preferred tuning over the two. I do however like the stock cable and smaller shells of the ZEN. For everyday use I still rock the ZEN but for critical listening I still throw either the EST 112 or the Clairvoyance on instead. I think the ZEN will be a specific use buy over the more balanced sounding EST 112.
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Amping Combinations​

Lightning headphone adapter​

This is an ok pairing. The EST 112 gets more than loud enough off the dongle and it sounds pretty good. I did feel that extra amping off balanced did sound a little better but I think I could get away with just the dongle and be fine.

Lotoo PAW S1​

The S1 is my goto dongle for my Ipad and Iphone. I like the warm and spacious sound the S1 delivers and it paired well with the EST 112. While one can easily get away with the apple headphone dongle, I think the added flavor of the PAW S1 really adds a little life to the 112. Lows have a little extra thump, mids and highs sound ultra smooth yet retain their detail. Staging was a bit wider as well. A wonderful pairing IMO for the EST 112.
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iFi micro iDSD Signature/ SMSL SP400​

While the doesn't need desktop levels of power to run, it did just fine off both amps. The iFi Signature still outputs way too much power for IEMs in general but I liked that I could use their xBASS boost option to give the 112 a little more juice down low. The SP400 is what I use for final impressions since it is the closest thing to neutral without sounding lean or clinical that I own. The 112 sounded the best off the SP400 and had the most speed and detail off that amp. Do I think a desktop amp is needed for the EST 112? Absolutely not! I personally like to use IEMs at my desk more than over ear headphones so I use desktop amps a lot with my IEMs.
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Amping thoughts​

The EST 112 doesn't need a lot of power to run like older EST IEMs. I would say it will be a personal preference on what you think you would like to use with the 112 as I think sounds pretty good from most sources.

Overall thoughts​

What do I think of the EST 112 at $489.99? I think it's fairly well tuned and minus some personal gripes with the thicker and heavier shell, I think it's a wonderful deal value wise. It sounds like a good IEM that I would expect to cost a little closer to the ZEN or Clairvoyance and it comes with an amazing cable that has the option to switch the plugs for different gear. I really don’t have anything bad to say about the 112 and It gets a full recommendation from me. I think DUNU did pretty well here, though I’m hoping for a smaller or at least lighter shell on their next tribrid. DUNU has knocked it out of the park for me personally these last few releases so I hope they can keep up the steam for future releases. Thanks for reading!
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EQbumb
EQbumb
In your honest opinion is it worth buying this iem or should I go for headphone in this price range?
corgifall
corgifall
This is still a great IEM. I keep it on my nightstand and use it most nights before going to sleep. This or the variations from Moondrop are fantastic.
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traherntsui
traherntsui
I just got my EST 112, with the package of accessory, it feels much better than Variations. Btw i have the blessing 2 as well. The cable the and metal shell really are more rigid

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