An impressive performer with a focus on mid-bass punch, the VSonic GR02 Bass Edition provides unexpected bang for not very much buck.
With a relaxed and buttery-smooth sound signature, the Monster Turbine Pro Gold is an excellent all-around earphone, picking up where the original Turbines left off and providing a more balanced and refined sound signature.
Reviewed Aug 2010 Details: Limited edition TRRS-balanced earphone from HiFiMan/Head-Direct Current Price: $99 from Head-Direct.com (MSRP: $99) Specs:…
Like the earphone’s aesthetics and construction quality, the sound of the JVC HA-FX700s is unique and substantial.
The Fischer Audio SBA-03 holds its own in many ways against higher-end products from the likes of JVC, ACS, and VSonic.
With tight bass, full mids, and smooth (albeit slightly relaxed) treble, the Ortofon e-Q7 possesses one of the most coherent sound signatures in the land of portable audio.
The second revision of Fischer Audio’s renowned DBA-02 finally matches the premium sound of the earphone with a premium feel, making a series of gains over the old version as a result of a new housing design, more durable cable construction, and improved accessory pack.
Blisteringly expensive when first announced, the Sony MDR-EX1000 has since dropped enough in price to compete with other top-tier universal dynamics.
Though the VSonic GR01 strays little from the dual-armature monitor formula, it is one of the more competent such earphones I’ve heard