1. average_joe

    Multi-Custom In-Ear Monitor Review, Resource, Mfg List & Discussion (Check first post for review links & information)

    This is the custom in-ear monitor (CIEM) resource thread with a collection of review summaries for many of many CIEMs with links to full reviews as well as quite a bit of information.  I complied this resource since CIEMs have poor resale value and I could not find a resource that compared more...
  2. ClieOS

    [REVIEW] LEAR LCM-5: Pièce de Résistance

    LEAR came from quite a humble root but now it is a full swing custom IEM and amp maker based in Hong Kong - and the LCM-5 under review will mark the best custom IEM that the company has ever made, and perhaps as one of the best in market too. p/s: LEAR launched their Japanese site recently ...
  3. average_joe

    Custom IEM Review Lear LCM-5: A trip into neutrality

    Custom IEM Review Lear LCM-5: A trip into neutrality           Lear, a Hong Kong based company, first came across my radar when they were making universal IEMs.  At some point they stopped making universals and a while later I found out they were making custom IEMs and portable headphone...
  4. Swimsonny

    [REVIEW] L'EAR LCM-5: All the Micro Details you Ever Wanted

    Lear LCM-5 Review   Introduction:   In Hong Kong a well-known distributor Forever Source Digital has there own house brand, Lear. They have a beautiful portfolio including cables, amps and a range of custom in ear monitors (CIEM). At the top of the line up you have the LCM-5 which is a 5...
  5. average_joe

    Custom IEM Review: Hidition NT-6 Pro – Clear & Precise Fun

    Custom IEM Review: Hidition NT-6 Pro – Clear & Precise Fun     Hidition, located in Korea, re-launched their business and product line near the end of 2011 and I was privileged to be able to review the NT-6, which is one of their two flagship products.  The NT-6 was designed with a...
  6. project86

    Lear LCM-5 - new entry into the "reference" class custom IEM segment (FINAL REVIEW ADDED 10-3-12)

            This thread is now updated to a full review. Some of the posts that follow were done prior to the full review being posted, so if things seem a little confusing, it's because the review was added later.    Starting from the beginning: Lear is a custom IEM company out of Hong...
  7. ItsMeHere

    [REVIEW] LEAR LCM-5 Custom In Ear Montiors - Clairty

    Introduction LEAR (an acronym of "Listen & Learn Everything. Acoustic & Audio Revolution) is a Hong-Kong based audio-products manufacturer founded in 2008 (which has recently also opened an HQ in Japan). The company makes portable headphone amplifiers, some different types of cables and...
  8. project86

    Review: Effect Audio Thor cables for IEMs and full sized headphones (in both Silver and SPC form)

          Effect Audio started in 2009, making aftermarket cables for enthusiasts. They went international in 2011, selling their custom creations via eBay as well as their own website. By 2013 they are one of the more well known options and have amassed a collection of positive reviews around...
  9. Lear LCM-5

    Lear LCM-5

    LCM-5 is the latest masterpiece from LEAR and which is built and designed with 5 drivers, 3 ways crossover and 3 individual sounds bore. The precision matched 1 low, 2 mid and 2 high drivers with the proper designed passive 3 way crossover, which ensure the lowest full band distortion and group...