Knowledge Zenith (KZ) impressions thread
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Out of those the ZS10 Pro is the best overall sounding imo. If you want something a bit cheaper the ZSN Pro is another one of the latest designs, I guess they have a great sound to them too. I haven't tried them personally but, they have he same shell has the ZS10 - just 2 drivers instead of 5 per ear.
seems I have the b - pin of the apt-x hd cable, so dont know if its compatible with the zs10 pro. See they sell a c pin also thats compatible. Seems the cc c10 is supposed to work with it, I see now they use the 2 pins that stick out.
 
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That's the one thing I've always liked is those who like the ZS5 V1 really love them but pretty much that happens with one model or another for KZ lovers:wink:
 
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That is a pretty funny pairing. The headphone cost doesn't even probably cover the tax on the DAP
Yes I agree :)
I was reviewing the Kann on my blog.
My KZ ZSN was new and I made a try.
But these moments show how good is the KZ ZSN
Usually I use it with a Fiio BTR3.
 
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seems I have the b - pin of the apt-x hd cable, so dont know if its compatible with the zs10 pro. See they sell a c pin also thats compatible. Seems the cc c10 is supposed to work with it, I see now they use the 2 pins that stick out.
Was gonna' post commenting on that and then I load the next page and see you already had. :p Don't have the ZS10 Pro (yet, at least, but I'm in no huge rush because...) but I do have the CCA C10 and it is quite nice and I can heartily recommend it as a solid all-rounder. :)
 
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Was gonna' post commenting on that and then I load the next page and see you already had. :p Don't have the ZS10 Pro (yet, at least, but I'm in no huge rush because...) but I do have the CCA C10 and it is quite nice and I can heartily recommend it as a solid all-rounder. :)
would not want to buy another apt-x hd for just the c pin. If b pin would work on the zs10 pro, I would get that
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would not want to buy another apt-x hd for just the c pin. If b pin would work on the zs10 pro, I would get that
I think it would technically work... The protruding bit on the Z10 Pro would still be protruding though, instead of safely inside the cable's end, and thus more vulnerable to being damaged (and also possibly messing with the fit/positioning a bit).
 
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Is There any other iem that is similar to the zs7 in sound but with a shape like the zs10pro? The zs7 is too big and very unpleasant to use.
 
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es4 were made doing the old process, they have re designed / engineered all the buds since. ZS10 Pro are amazing - i can't put them down.
Whats the "old process"? ES4 are amazing!
 
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jcally cable for ZSN is wired for QDC (inverse of KZ polarity). not a sound issue, because both sides are inverted: not out of phase. so any other QDC terminated cable will serve as well as jcally cable
Hey hakuzen, I just received my TFZ No.3 and it also has those same Para C type connection ports as the KZ ZS10 PRO. I have another JCally 2.5 balanced 8 core cable on the way for it, but I want to start listening to the TFZ now, so I want to use the JCally balanced cable I already have on my 10 Pro. Do you know if I need to do any reversing of sides or anything on the TFZ, or do I just plug left to left and right to right, like I have done on my KZ'S when using the JCally cable? The TFZ No.3 came only with a 3.5 and I'm not a big fan of that flat cable that came stock with it. Any words of advice or suggestions?
 
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Well then, the Smabat ST-10 was made for you :) https://www.aliexpress.com/item/32993154088.html

Do you own these? If so, how would you describe the sound characteristics? I've got them in my cart on Aliexpress, but I would like more impressions before I decide if I wanna pull the plug on them. Also, how is the comfort? Can they be worn comfortably for an extended period of time? Thanks, MB!
 
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Do you own these? If so, how would you describe the sound characteristics? I've got them in my cart on Aliexpress, but I would like more impressions before I decide if I wanna pull the plug on them. Also, how is the comfort? Can they be worn comfortably for an extended period of time? Thanks, MB!
That is a neat looking headphone. From the 15" driver to the enclosure design! a little pricey
 
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Just received the ZS10 pro and AS16 .Testing the ZS10pro at the moment. Gotta say the stock ear tips are crap. The sound is distance and very soft. But once I put on some TP45, boy they sound amazing! Vocal quality was excellent for thw price. Can't compare with my Andromeda S in clarity and soundstage but these makes excellent everyday earphones with my phone!
 
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Hey hakuzen, I just received my TFZ No.3 and it also has those same Para C type connection ports as the KZ ZS10 PRO. I have another JCally 2.5 balanced 8 core cable on the way for it, but I want to start listening to the TFZ now, so I want to use the JCally balanced cable I already have on my 10 Pro. Do you know if I need to do any reversing of sides or anything on the TFZ, or do I just plug left to left and right to right, like I have done on my KZ'S when using the JCally cable? The TFZ No.3 came only with a 3.5 and I'm not a big fan of that flat cable that came stock with it. Any words of advice or suggestions?
plug them normally. if polarity is inverted (it means inverted position of pins in each side) you'll notice nothing, while the 2 plugs are plugged in same position. it will work as well as if polarity was ok.
 

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