Ikko OH10

Ikko OH10

Overview After the big success of their last model the OH1, IKKO released their new model, the OH10. Featuring the same driver configuration as the OH1 with new copper shell coated in titanium on the outside as well as platinum on the inside. This unit was provided by IKKO in return for a review. In the box Previous Next  IEMs 1.2m OFC silver-plated cable 6 paris of silicone tips Ikko pin Leather poach Build quality and accessories Build quality of…

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KZ ZSX

KZ ZSX

Overview The ZSX is a new flagship IEM from Knowledge Zenith. Released in quick succession after the ZS10 Pro to take its place as the flagship. It features a 6 driver design, with 1 dynamic driver and 5 balanced armatures. This unit was sent to me by Linsoul in exchange for a review. In the box Previous Next IEMs 3 Sets of silicone tips 1.2m Cable Build quality and accessories Yet again quite typical KZ quality, the IEMs feel relatively…

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Drop + MrSpeakers Ether CX

Drop + MrSpeakers Ether CX

Overview The Ether CX is a collaboration between MrSpeakers and Drop. They feature a “V-Planar” planar magnetic driver with an ability to tune them with provided filters, they are based on a very well know Ether C from MrSpeakers. This unit was lent to me by a friend and has since been returned. In the box Previous Next Headphones Balanced XLR cable Balanced XLR to 1/8″ adapter with screw in 1/4″ adapter Sound filters Travel pouch Build quality and accessories…

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Sendy Aiva

Sendy Aiva

Overview SendyAudio is a fairly new Chinese company, only started in 2015, the Aiva is their entry into the open back headphone market. It features a 97x76mm planar magnetic driver in a stylish wood and metal enclosure. This unit was provided sent to me by a friend and has since been returned. In the box Previous Next Headphones Case 4.4mm balanced 6n OCC cable 4.4mm to 3.5mm adapter Build quality and accessories The headphones themselves feel good quality, the headband is…

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Campfire Audio Polaris 2

Campfire Audio Polaris 2

Overview Campfire Audio has recently updated a few of their offerings, the Polaris 2 was one of them. The shell has slightly more rounded edges and a new smooth coating. It was also changed slightly re-tuned versus the original. It uses a 9.2mm dynamic driver for the lows in conjunction with a single balanced armature + T.A.E.C.™ for the upper frequencies. This unit was lent to me by KS Distribution for review purposes. In the box Previous Next IEMs Campfire…

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Fiio M11

Fiio M11

Overview The M11 is the flagship DAP from Fiio,  it operates on Open Android OS 7.0 software and uses a dual AK4493EQ DAC implementation. It packs one of the biggest screen to body ratios on any DAP and 3 port choices.This unit was bought from Audio Concierge. In the box Fiio M11 Clear Silicone Case USB Type C Cable Coaxial cable MicroSD ejection tool Build quality and accessories When I got the M11 I was quite surprised how well it…

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Fearless Audio S8Freedom

Fearless Audio S8Freedom

Overview The S8 Freedom is one of best regarded out of the Fearless Audio lineup.  Fearless audio has been receiving great praise for their price to performance ratio. The S8F uses 8 balanced armatures setup in a 4 way crossover: 2x ultra-low, 2x medium-low, 2x medium-high and 2x ultra-high.   This unit was purchased from Linsoul. In the box IEMs 1.2m 3.5mm cable 4 Sets of silicone tips Metal warranty card Protective Case Build quality and accessories The build quality of…

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KZ ZS10 Pro

KZ ZS10 Pro

Overview the ZS10 Pro is a new flagship IEM from a Chinese company Knowledge Zenith. Due to it’s name it’s marketed as an improvement over the ZS10. It features 5 drivers per side, 1 dynamic and 4 balanced armatures with a plastic body and a metal faceplate. This unit was sent to me by Tripowin to review alongside their 8 core upgrade cable. In the box IEMs 1.2m 3.5mm cable 3 pairs of silicone tips Build quality and accessories The…

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CanJam London pt. 1

CanJam London pt. 1

CanJam London is probably the biggest event in UK to focus on headphones side of audio. Organised by HeadFi it brings a lot of companies to show of their lineup. It’s one of the only moments when you can get to try all the newest and greatest of the headphone and the IEM world. I’ll focus on main highlights of the show. ZMF Headphones Apart from their current lineup of beautiful hand crafted headphones ZMF brought something which to me…

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oBravo Cupid

oBravo Cupid

Overview oBravo is a boutique headphone company, so far their main focus were high end IEMs using their patented AMT driver technology. The Cupid is their entrance into a more budget range with a hybrid dynamic driver and planar tweeter IEM. This is a re-tuned unit representing the final product sent by Audio Concierge. In the box IEMs 2.5mm OCC litz cable balanced cable 3 pairs of silicone eartips 2.5mm to 4.4mm adapter 2.5mm to 3.5mm adapter Production model supplied by…

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