ISN Earphones impression thread. New ISN H30!
Apr 28, 2022 at 9:41 AM Post #3,556 of 3,916

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and this is my review on ISN H50
enjoy guys................
 
Apr 28, 2022 at 10:35 AM Post #3,557 of 3,916

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and this is my review on ISN H50
enjoy guys................

I saw DS's comment re: more press, maybe i'll follow suit, a bit later that is.
A lot of folks will like the tuning as it is a good buy...
 
Apr 29, 2022 at 1:39 AM Post #3,558 of 3,916

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ISN H50
204 Hours
https://www.head-fi.org/threads/isn-earphones-impression-thread-new-isn-h50.920551/post-16897880
02-09 April = 60hrs.
11-16 = 60hrs.
18-23 = 60+28(2 cons. days @24hrs)=88hrs
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208hrs
GT= 400 ++ Hours weathered. It's time to Listen to the Music.
To summarise, the 50s tuning is along the lines of say the IT07, and CA Solaris - wide U shape, neutral bass, neutral mids and extended treble, on the moderately bright side, more of a treble head's ear candy. Detail heads won't be disappointed either. The top end has generous amounts of air, extension, sparkle.
Mids are neutral and fairly detailed. The Bass is neutral, sub-bass focused more than mid bass.
The sound field is on the large side, elliptical shape staging, of course not as deep and wide as the Ibasso & Campfire flagships, but decent depth nonetheless.
Overall, this is a very enjoyable set.
For my ears, my set faired very well on Final type E black tips, as well as CP-240 and the Shure quiet comfort.
For folks that hear differences on cable rolling, I use premium pure copper 4 core japanese Litz-4, that I borrowed from my 1670. More bodied bass and mids was very welcoming and the controlled upper treble as well. In the future, I will get a pure copper from ISN.
The H50 represents very good value for money in my book...

Excellent track. As an added bonus participating in this forum is the new music one is introduced to.
Thanks, any further tracks you can recommend?
 
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Excellent track. As an added bonus participating in this forum is the new music one is introduced to.
Thanks, any further tracks you can recommend?
 
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Speaking of EST50s. You guys want an upgrade from your included cables on both the EST50 and H50. Get yourself a new cable from Penon. Penon OS133. Absolutely superb on both sets. Whats the difference?

A larger deeper and wider stage! Better note weight. Superb bass performance on both especially the EST50 using this cable. Cost $40. https://penonaudio.com/penon-os133.html I will be posting a review for these cables but I tested both these earphones last night and the OS133 makes both of them sound spectacular.
 
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I've found a graph of ISN H50 on squik.link. Looks great except that 7K peak, but i could be resonance peak, also i've found something similar (7K peak) on Softears RSV graph on soundjedi sqiug which is different from other RSV graphs, this one seems silky smooth. People who own H50s, is this peak real? Can you hear it? If now it is looking great and very close to my target, also similar to graph that ISN provided, besides better treble extension..
h50.JPG

rsv.JPG


Source: https://soundjedi.squig.link/
 
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I've found a graph of ISN H50 on squik.link. Looks great except that 7K peak, but i could be resonance peak, also i've found something similar (7K peak) on Softears RSV graph on soundjedi sqiug which is different from other RSV graphs, this one seems silky smooth. People who own H50s, is this peak real? Can you hear it? If now it is looking great and very close to my target, also similar to graph that ISN provided, besides better treble extension..



Source: https://soundjedi.squig.link/
there's definitely and absolutely no audible peak there, treble extends naturally and smoothly all the way.... leaving no space for inconvenient
/ unpleasant feeling... it's a fantastic tuning from start to finish........
sibilance is an unknown word for this monitor...
 
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I've found a graph of ISN H50 on squik.link. Looks great except that 7K peak, but i could be resonance peak, also i've found something similar (7K peak) on Softears RSV graph on soundjedi sqiug which is different from other RSV graphs, this one seems silky smooth. People who own H50s, is this peak real? Can you hear it?
Only on naturally sibilant tracks* and bright recordings**. Otherwise, that excellent extended treble response, air, Details, sparkle is very admirable.
H50 is a trebleheads' in ear headphone, without compromising on bass.
Whatever the graph generated, it's a wide u shape, neutral with boosted treble, and neutral bass, sub-bass emphasized...
If now it is looking great and very close to my target, also similar to graph that ISN provided, besides better treble extension..
h50.JPG
rsv.JPG

Source: https://soundjedi.squig.link/
Other upgrades you should consider.
I use Final e-type black tips
If you hear a difference via cable rolling, pure copper works very well.
https://penonaudio.com/isn-c16.html

Works fairly well on GS849
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Borrowed from my 1670, a high specd Japanese pure copper Litz 4, 4 core
is the "perfect" match for my ears...
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Whilst the rest of the tracks in my playlist have no issues whatsoever...

 

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