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IEM Review

(Chi-fi IEM Review) KBEAR NEON: Warm sound with diffuse sound field. Sweet and transparent midrange is carefully played without feeling tired.

If you are looking for comfort in listening to music and not getting tired of listening, I can highly recommend the KBEAR NEON. Its cylindrical shape makes it easy to adjust the insertion depth, and if you feel any sharpness in the sound, …

(Chi-fi IEM Review) iBasso IT07: Tesla drivers for clear and crisp low frequencies; three types of tuning nozzles for a variety of sounds. An interesting iBasso flagship IEM.

The iBasso IT07 has a musical, midrange-oriented sound with excellent fullness and a soft, thick sound. The best feature of the iBasso IT07 is the clear and high quality low frequency range provided by the Tesla driver. Although the separa…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Shuoer Conductor: Quite faithful and well-balanced to the Harman target curve, and has the sound image rendering power typical of electrostatic types, but it is a regrettable work that is a bit lacking in micro-detail and atmosphere.

The Shuoer Conductor is characterized by good tuning, almost faithful to the Herman target curve, and extremely high quality high frequencies characteristic of the electrostatic type. And the sense of balance is also quite excellent.

(Monitor IEM Review) ULTRASONE Saphire: Earphones with speaker-like forward localization staging and vocal-centric midrange for careful listening. Electrostatic tweeters provide a quiet yet delicate sound.

The ULTRASONE Saphire has a classy sound that is typical of ULTRASONE, with a forward localized sound field that allows the music to be heard carefully, with a sense of quietness and delicacy. It is bright and vocals can be heard clearly, …

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Shuoer EJ09: Informative, fine-grained, high-detail and high-definition monitor sound. It will be the highest level companion for those who want to enjoy music analytically

To be honest, I've never really seen much value in high-end earphones. My music listening was good enough with cheaper earphones, and they even had better monitoring capabilities than high-end earphones, so I had no need to pay more than $…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Shuoer EJ07: Fairly faithful to the free-field flat and highly transparent midrange. Wide localization and sound field with depth and low listening fatigue.

The Shuoer EJ07 has a sound that is almost faithful to the flats, with a high level of overall original sound fullness and a natural texture in the midrange. The sound field is slightly localized in the back, which gives a sense of spaciou…

(Monitor IEM Review) SHURE AONIC 4: Earphones that maintain a warm listening experience while also rendering details beautifully. Lack of consistency in the midrange and lack of high frequencies are the main drawbacks.

To be frank, the SHURE AONIC 4 is a difficult model for me personally. The only good things about it are the fit and sound insulation, and that's about it. The sound quality is inconsistent in the midrange, the localization sounds a bit in…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) SeeAudio Yume: Well-balanced sound quality with Harman target in mind. Deep low frequencies give music a solid sense of reality.

The SeeAudio Yume is an attractive model with well-balanced sound quality, high clarity yet harmonic and somewhat human sound. With its deep lows and expansive highs, it has a unique sound that is sweet and rich with lustrous vocals, and y…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) Shuoer Singer: Singing earphones that are quite faithful to the free field flat, but with a little more weight in the midrange. Overall package perfection is also high.

The Shuoer Singer is one of the most complete earphones you can buy in this price range in terms of sound quality, flat and suitable for everyone. The nozzle filter is prone to loosening, and the workmanship could use a little more precisi…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) BLON MINI: Relatively clear localization, high contrast sound with lustrous and impressive mids and highs, and thick low frequencies

The BLON MINI is a low-end earphone with relatively good crafting accuracy. It makes a good first impression with its relatively clear localization and glossy, impressive mid and high frequencies. The base of the sound is thick and powerfu…

(Monitor IEM Review) Behringer MO240: A well-ventilated and wide sound field. Low frequencies that drop like a monitor speaker. Easy-to-understand midrange with excellent staging and emphasized localization. And the delicate and detailed high range

The Behringer MO240 is a high-quality monitor earphone with good mid-range staging, a spacious and open sound field that allows you to clearly see delicate sounds with a high degree of detail. The clear feeling is high, it is easy to drive…

(Chi-fi IEM Review) BQEYZ Summer: A fairly well-balanced neutral sound. The midrange sounds lush and natural.

BQEYZ Summer is a new star player in the $100 range. Although it is a hybrid driver model, it has very low distortion and is almost completely neutral, so you can hear the midrange with a texture that is quite close to the original sound. …