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Knowledge Zenith (KZ) impressions thread

  1. Voxis9292
    ... was too tired and forgot that I'm not in the correct thread ... -deleted-
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2018
  2. Wiljen
    Great question for the Chi Fi thread as it isn't a KZ product and it has been discussed there quite a bit.
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  3. Voxis9292
    Thanks for letting me know ... sorry
  4. Slater
    This is interesting:

    ZS6 Clone (2).jpg

    ZS6 is different in this area:
    ZS5-ZS6-Edge3 - Edited.jpg
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2018
  5. Zlivan
    Shells look just slightly different, but who knows wheather the sound is any different. Decent package though, not sure if I like the mmcx instead of 2-pin socket.

    Yes, that inner part is different, but could that affect sound assuming everything inside is the same?
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2018
  6. ViperScull
    I've spent one week with the ED16, I'll make a quick review in a few days.
    One question for the ed16 owners. I've noticed the volume is quite low, mostly taking into account the low 8 Ohm impedance. I have to raise the volume to 85% or so when walking on the street.
    Is it the same for you?
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  7. Slater
    Who knows, would just have to listen to them to know. There could be totally different drivers inside.
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2018
  8. Zlivan
    There's a vent hole on almost every other picture but that one.

    Correction, all close-ups have vent holes, some of the others don't.

    Well, there's only one way to find out :)
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2018
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  9. mbwilson111
    Do you mean with a phone? I assume that would vary with the device. I only have used mine with a good DAP or my pc desktop dac/amp. This is true of everything I have, not just the ED16. Sometimes I add a portable amp to a dap for higher impedance gear. With my Cayin N3 I use low gain at around 40 volume.
  10. Tunaa
    Skip the ZSA, ES4 much better in all ways.
  11. B9Scrambler
    And yet some would say the opposite. :upside_down:
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  12. HungryPanda
    I actually like both ZSA and ES4, ED16 and ED15 are great too
  13. gemmoglock
    Thanks all for the comments! I have an ED16 on the way to complement my ATR and almost-dead ZS3. When the wallet is less empty I am keen to pick up a ZS6 as a momento of the time when KZ used designs similar to Campfire Audio :wink:
  14. Wiljen
    No need to apologize, I've done it too. There is so much info here it can be tough to sort and process it all.
  15. Zlivan
    Hey, guess what, I ordered one...
    Since I've managed to skip ZS6 somehow I reckon I could try this one. Hopefuly they are not worse than KZ's take on Andromeda :wink:
    Will report when I get them.

    I got them for $32, I guess that's not too bad for icluded bundle...
    Last edited: Jul 20, 2018
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