Starting at $399, the Alclair Reference is a mid-level custom monitor that combines a versatile sound signature with the usual isolation, fit, and customization options of a full-shell custom monitor.
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Though the dual-BA setup used by the Clear Tune Monitors CT-200 is hardly revolutionary, the sound produced by this entry-level custom monitor is excellent.
Though the base Kozee Infinity X1 runs an incredibly affordable $139 including DIY impressions, the $50 Executive upgrade buys additional accessories, acrylic shells, custom artwork, detachable cables, and a vented transducer.
The Spiral Ear SE 3-way Reference is a versatile and well-rounded custom monitor with ample bass and immense isolation.
Priced close to its predecessor but boasting a revised driver configuration and improved tuning, the 1964 EARS 1964-V3 is an easy recommendation among entry-level custom earphones.
A bit of backstory: This particular Miracle was a gift to me from the Head-Fi community. Frequenters of the portable forum may have seen the original thread started by 12345142. At his suggestion, a fund was created to purchase a high-end custom in-ear for yours truly. Though the JH13Pro won the public poll, those who actually contributed to the fund settled on the Unique Melody Miracle.
3/7/2011 Initial unboxing of the Kozee reshelled TF10 – the workmanship is great as you…
The EarSonics EM3 Pro was my first custom in-ear monitor, which I was expecting to…
Alclair is a relatively new company custom in-ear monitor company started by Marc Musselman, whom has quite a bit of experience in the industry. Alclair products are tuned to his specifications, and he is continuously tweaking his products based on feedback from musicians and reviewers as well as working on new products. Speaking to him, he comes across as knowledgeable yet humble and willing to take suggestions.
M-Fidelity (formerly Starkey) is located in Norway and makes a full range of custom IEMs…