Tag: armature

August 12, 2016 / Balanced Armature

At the time I reviewed the Campfire Audio Jupiter IEM it was their top of the line offering at $899 USD (direct from their site). Since then they have released the lower level Nova IEM and the new top of the line IEM, the Andromeda, retailing at $1099 USD. I was excited to see what magic Camfire Audio wove to build on their already excellent range and, on first listen, the Andromeda showed all the signs of being the perfect amalgamation of the outstanding performance and tuning demonstrated in the earlier models.…

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……

October 12, 2015 / Balanced Armature

The word “savant” has a couple of meanings, but one of them rings very true for Noble’s so-named earphones and that definition refers to a person who has unique and particular skills in a specific area – skills beyond those of other people. Want to know what those skills are? Read on……

June 26, 2015 / Balanced Armature