Custom Art Harmony 8 announcement: The first 8-driver custom in-ear monitor in silicone

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Custom Art is a relatively new custom in-ear monitor company in Poland started by audio enthusiast Piotr Granicki. Piotr has heard many IEMs in his time before starting Custom Art and managed to get off to a great start with his Music series CIEMs. The Music One received recommendations from both myself and ljokerl for the sub-$300 CIEMs in our Custom in-ear monitor buyer’s guide.

The Custom Art Harmony 8 is the first 8-driver CIEM in silicone, and is exciting not because of the driver count per se, but because of the performance of the Custom Art products, as driver count as driver count doesn’t always translate into better performance (technical performance can be seen in my Custom in-ear monitor list). The CIEM is a 4way acoustically, 3way electrically design with dual low, dual mid-low, dual full range, and dual tweeter.

The Harmony 8 will offer sound that is a combination of the Music and Pro series with a quite smooth yet balanced, and fun but very detailed presentation that has exceptional imaging.  We are looking forward to hearing the Harmony 8 in the future.

Info from the Custom Art Facebook page:

Harmony pre-order will start on April 23rd – this is when we are going to start taking payments. If you wish to send your impressions earlier – feel free to do so.
Pre-order pricing:
-Detachable version – 3200PLN/€800
-Non-detachable version – 3000PLN/€750

Official pricing:
-Detachable version – 4000PLN/€1000
-Non-detachable version – 3700PLN/€925

Turnaround will be typical for normal orders at given moment.

Pre-order will end on 1st June.

Added May 17th: an alternate version, the Harmony 8 Pro, will also be available. With a re-tuned tweeter configuration, the Harmony 8 Pro will offer a greater output (by approximately 15dB) in the 12kHz-20kHz range. The Harmony 8 Pro will be available at no additional charge and those with Harmony 8 pre-orders have the option to switch to the 8 Pro model.

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Having a life-long love of high-quality audio and gadgets, average_joe got back in touch with his audiophile side after a hiatus caused by life. His focus became headphones and related gear as the size and price fit his life better than home audio. He believes the entire audio chain is important, and likes to continue to think past the headphone and on into the head, as he believes understanding the details of how we hear will lead to a better audio experience.

2 Comments

  1. getclikinagas on

    Combination of Music and Pro. Dual full range too. Interesting.
    ljokerl, will you be receiving the music two for review?

    Noob question: Which other CIEMs ultilize a full range BA along with the usual low-mid-tweeter config?

    • ljokerl on

      I think I will get a Harmony 8 but not the Music Two.

      There aren’t any other customs with a full-range driver being used alongside other armatures as far as I know but there are some universals – Sony’s XBA series, for example. I’m not a big fan of those, personally.

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