Category: In-Ear

For earphones that use rubber or foam tips to seal into your ear canal

May 18, 2016 / Dynamic

I’ve recently reviewed two other earphones from Campfire Audio, the Orion and the Jupiter. Both were excellent in their own ways so I expected good things from Campfire’s premium dynamic model, the Lyra. Sadly, my experience with it has been underwhelming……

March 18, 2016 / Earphones

The FLC8 earphone from FLC Technology is a truly unique earphone because the FLC8 comes with the ability to adjust its sound signature. You might think, “Sure, but so do the Shure SE846 and AKGK3003”, but what makes the FLC8 so different is that you can tune the sub-bass, bass, and mids / treble all separately so you can create a fairly neutral / flat sound, or a v-shaped sound, or a warm and bassy sound – whatever you want. It’s pretty clever!…

March 18, 2016 / Balanced Armature

The Orions are a single driver IEM, but not a single dynamic as you might expect. No, the Orions are packing a single balanced armature rather than a single dynamic driver. While not a strange configuration per se, the single BA design becomes surprising when you look at the specs, particularly the frequency response……

February 28, 2016 / Balanced Armature
November 24, 2015 / Dynamic

I have both the Focal Spirit One S headphones and the Focal Sphears earphones for review at the moment and when I reviewed the Spirit One S I was suitably impressed with their fantastic sound and design. Needless to say I had high hopes then for the next cab off the rank, the Focal Sphears. What I discovered was quite a different product in some ways, but with lots of similarities in others.…