1. Methos777

    Going from a $2000 IEM to a $160 IEM experience!

    Life has been a great teacher to me. Like many, I've gone from the cheap IEMs to the kilobuck IEMs. But I don't know many people who have gone backwards though. But this has happened to me and I struggled with the meaning and reasoning. Yes, like many, my first IEM was a Moondrop. The Kato...
  2. Shanling

    Shanling ME600 - New Five-Driver Hybrid IEMs at 329 USD

    Introducing Shanling ME600 Shanling ME600 represents a big upgrade to our midrange offering in the 300 USD earphone range. Featuring a brand-new construction with a heavily altered design, taking a bold step in a more unique direction. ME600 also becomes our most affordable five-driver...
  3. k273

    Most basshead IEMs with the best bang for bucks

    So, Where is the sweetest price range for basshead IEMs, and what are the basshead IEMs there on the range? My past experience with basshead IEMs was SoundMagic E(PL)11s and a pair of SOL Republics (with flat cable, I forget the name) and I liked them a lot. I have V-Moda Crossfade Wireless and...
  4. Shanling

    Shanling Majestic - 12 Driver TriBrid High-End Earphones

    New Flagship earphones from Shanling, the culmination of the experience gathered over the past 4 years of earphone designs. And the first Shanling tribrid, triple technology hybrid, utilizing dynamic, balanced armature and electrostatic drivers. 12 Driver TriBrid Design I 4-Way Crossover I...
  5. N

    Are external DACs needed?

    Hello, I have the Red Magic 8 Pro and it has a 3.5mm headphone jack and the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2. I am wondering why every reviewer seems to use an external DAC, is it because most other flagships no longer have the port or is an external USB C DAC so much better than what the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2...
  6. V

    IEM Recommendation Under 60usd

    My previous IEMs are tfz t2 ( bassy v-shape) and the hype blon 03 I want to have a more details on the instruments and vocals without sacrificing too much oompf and rumble from the low end. So far these are what I'm looking at KZ ZS10 Pro X, TinHifi T3 Plus, Cadenza and probably risking the pr2...
  7. S

    Request for earphones suggestions to use Hi-Fi Quad DAC in LG g8X

    Greetings to all members, Thank you for your time. I have query regarding earphones for using with Hi-fi Quad DAC. I have LG g8x phone and used LG earphones which came with phone (Now the left side earphone not working) I am planning to buy a Earphone for using with Hi-fi Quad DAC in my...
  8. Akoustyx S-6

    Akoustyx S-6

    Studio reference tuned acoustics Proprietary tuned Planar-Magnetic Drivers with front & rear magnets Titanium-Kevlar Monocrystalline grade oxygen-free copper cable Detachable cable with gold plated MMCX (Micro Miniature Coaxial) Gen-2 connectors Titanium-Oxide coated lightweight aluminum-alloy &...
  9. Shanling

    Shanling ME900 - Flagship 8-Driver Hybrid IEMs with Titanium Construction

    Introducing Shanling ME900 Hybrid IEMs New top model of ME line, packing 8 drivers and featuring a brand-new Titanium shell with a special interlaced faceplate. 4-Way design with six custom balanced armature drivers and two 6mm dynamic drivers with crystal-plated bio-diaphragms. Two switches...
  10. Sennheiser

    Navigate Home | Hit the road with the IE 200

    Our new IE 200 packs a punch, and well above its weight class too. It combines some of the best sonic traits of the IE 300 and 600 thanks to our dynamic 7mm TrueResponse transducer. To give our Head-Fi pals a fresh take on the new earphone, we’re sponsoring a “Review Tour” for the IE 200 in...
  11. Sennheiser IE 200

    Sennheiser IE 200

    Why not make balanced, high-fidelity sound available to everyone? The IE 200 is the answer. Whether you’re a lifelong audiophile — or you just want better sound on the road — these exceptionally neutral and precise earphones reveal an entire world of new detail. Features Balanced and...
  12. Apos Audio

    FiiO FH15 Hybrid In-Ear Monitors Now on Apos

    Hi all, We’re thrilled to announce that we now carry the FiiO FH15 Hybrid In-Ear Monitors. This hybrid IEM combines a 10mm dynamic driver and three balanced armature drivers. It’s made of super-strong CNC aluminum alloy for protection against mishaps. Offering bells and whistles galore, it...
  13. WoodyLuvr

    RikuBuds Hangout

    RikuBuds by @RikudouGoku Since there are a number of other threads dedicated to certain brands of flathead earbuds I figured a hangout for RikuBuds owners was in order! RikuBuds by @RikudouGoku IG: https://www.instagram.com/rikubuds/ Google Docs...
  14. Etymotic ER3SE

    Etymotic ER3SE

    Etymotic ER3SE ER3SE (Studio Edition) is Etymotic’s high-sensitivity in-ear monitor, ideal for portable use. The high sensitivity and low impedance of the ER3SE means it can be driven by any portable audio player, or directly from your phone or laptop. The ER3SE offers professional grade...
  15. Sivga M200

    Sivga M200

    Specifications Transducer type: Dynamic Transducer size: 15.4mm Frequency response: 20Hz-20kHz Sensitivity: 114dB ± 3dB Impedance: 32Ω ± 15% Cable length: 1.2m ± 0.2m Connector: 3.5mm Weight: 24g Packaging 1 earphone 1 carrying case 1 clip 1 pair of earhooks 2 pairs of sponge covers
  16. Moondrop Chu

    Moondrop Chu

    SPECS: Impedance: 18Ω. Sensitivity: 120dB/Vrms@1kHz. THD: ≤1%@1kHz. Frequency Response Range: 10Hz-35kHz. Effective Frequency Range: 20Hz-20kHz(IEC60318-4, -3dB).
  17. W

    Similar to ShoonTH ESEP-01B, but with a microphone

    Hello. I have been advised here to buy ShoonTH ESEP-01BL they are really amazing, and don't cost $100-500 dollars. Right now I am searching for something similar, but with a microphone. They must be wired (good durable cable as well), and they must be open like ShoonTH ESEP-01BL or an Apple...
  18. Joemanji


    Impedance: 32Ω Frequency range: 20-20000Hz Cable: 4 core black & copper colorway Silver Plated Copper (SPC) Driver diameter: 15.4mm Plug: 2.5mm Gold-plated Balanced Joemanji is an entry-level earbuds made by Just on Earbuds; a startup company in the Philippines. The name came from a fellow...
  19. Venture Electronics (VE) Monk Go

    Venture Electronics (VE) Monk Go

    Impedance 32Ω Sensitivity 116db Frequency range 18-22000Hz(±10dB) Interface 3.5mm Cable Length 1.2m(±2cm) Plug type Straight PLUG Size (diameter of shell) 16.8mm Monk Go are entry-level earbuds by Venture Electronics which are only produced with limited quantity. They were released 2021...
  20. Onyx


    Impedance: 32Ω Frequency range: 20-20000Hz Cable: 4 core black Silver Plated Copper (SPC) Driver diameter: 14.8mm Plug: 2.5mm Gold-plated Balanced Onyx is a PK-shelled earbuds made by Just on Earbuds, a startup company in the Philippines. The name was derived from the mineral "Onyx" which...
  21. ANN N200

    ANN N200

    Impedance: 16Ω Earphone sensitivity: 116dB/mW Frequency range: 20-20000Hz Interface: 3.5mm Cable: 4 core black plastic-sleeved cable Plugs: L Plug SE termination ANN N200 are vintage earbuds that was introduced way back 1997. These are already discontinued and comes off as extremely rare at...
  22. Vetala II Lite

    Vetala II Lite

    Price: 16 USD/Php 800 Impedance: 32Ω Frequency range: 20-20000Hz Cable: Alum-insulated Oxygen-free Copper (OFC) Driver diameter: 15.4mm Vetala II Lite is made by Marco Santos of Madcap Music, a small start-up company in the Philippines. The name comes from hindu folklore, an entity that is...
  23. Korven Orora

    Korven Orora

    Impedance: 32Ω Frequency range: 20-20000Hz Cable: Black Oxygen-Free Copper (OFC) Driver diameter: 15.4mm Korven Orora is an MX500 shelled earbuds made by Kris Sumabat of the Philippines. He is an audio-hobbyist who prides of making earbuds with quality and definition.
  24. Blush


    Impedance: 32Ω Frequency range: 20-20000Hz Cable: 130cm 18 core aluminum foil wire dyed pink, OEM oyaide cable Driver diameter: 16mm Blush is a pink-dyed MX500, an earbud made by Joe Arranchado of Just on Earbuds. They sport a pink colorway from the cables up to the tuning foams and is crafted...
  25. P3k150 v2.0

    P3k150 v2.0

    Impedance: 150Ω Frequency range: 20-20000Hz Interface: Cable Dependent Cable: None (MMCX) MMCX: Rhodium Plated MMCX The p3k150 v2.0 is 3k Audio's rendition of the famous PK-shelled earbuds. Made in the Philppines, they have 14.8mm drivers inside and can be ordered either cabled or mmcx.