The sound signature of the Astrotec AM-90 may be nothing new next to other entry-level, single-BA earphones but it is the most reasonably-priced – and one of the best-sounding – Knowles SR-based sets I’ve heard.
In typical FAD fashion, the striking brass shells of the FI-BA-SB house a conventional single BA setup that sounds anything but.
Highly isolating for a dynamic-driver set and boasting a smooth and detailed sound signature with an emphasis on bass and mids, the Shure SE215 is poised to be a high-value in the consumer market.
Reviewed Jan 2012 Details: JVC’s original wooden in-ear, known in some markets as the HA-FX1000…
The Klipsch Image X10 is a high-end consumer-oriented IEM that combines the unobtrusive look and feel of the slim, lightweight housings with warm, smooth, punchy sound derived from a single balance armature driver.
The flagship Sony XBA-4 uses a quad-driver setup with dual dedicated woofers and impresses with its spacious presentation as well as the depth and effortlessness of its low end.
The Fischer Audio SBA-03 holds its own in many ways against higher-end products from the likes of JVC, ACS, and VSonic.
The MEElectronics A151 may not break any new sonic ground with its dry and accurate sound signature, but it delivers a very wholesome package of sound quality and functionality at a very reasonable price.
Reviewed Nov 2010 Details: First IEM released by Hi-Fi OEM Sunrise under their…