... Continue Reading Tin Hifi P1: a rough diamond. The RHA CL2 plays better with brighter sources. You can feed them congested tracks and you’ll still be able to focus on every single instrument. This might be why oBravo only uses planars in a hybrid setup. The CL2 has bigger midbass, more distant treble, and a slight cloud over the mids, comparatively. First off, I don’t really like portraying IEM performances by ranking them in charts, as any impressions or reviews written by anyone are always influenced by their personal taste – means that it could never, ever be 100% accurate. Have you ever dreamed of being able to drive a full-size planar with a simple usb dac/amp dongle? ME1 is what I currently own today, and its a custom iem, but its a much darker sounding iem than the P1. The CL750 also has good expression in the treble. Introductions, Help and Recommendations. Linsoul TIN HiFi P1 10mm Planar-Diaphragm Driver in-Ear Earphones with Detachable MMCX Cable for Audiophiles Musicians 4.3 out of 5 stars 198. The RHA CL2 Planar retails for S$1588 in Singapore, distributed by Eng Siang. 11. The TIN HiFi P1 is by far the best audio equipment I've owned or listened to extensively. This slapfight begins in the thread for the Tin Hifi P1, another planar magnetic in-ear that is also painful to listen to. Vocals sound a touch restrained. 42 points. There are no vocals, just a collection of electronic and natural sound effects with the primary focus on percussion and some ambient tones. Tonality on the UERR isn’t as rich, but it has higher fidelity. I don’t want elongation or shortening. The MMCX cables on the CL2 are now traditional rather than proprietary like on the CL1, and the balanced connector is now 2.5mm instead of mini 4-pin XLR used on the CL1. I want more technical performance out of an $899 IEM. Bass on the CL750 is leaner and doesn’t interact with Freddie’s vocals as much. The CL2 is the closest to the Tin P1, as they are both closed backs. I tried them too with an Lg V20 with Quad Dac and with the PowerDAC V2 for quick EQ.The cable is a 16core copper cable which I find extremely comfortable. Volume matching was done using white noise and an SPL meter. It is priced at $169. If you want to support me and you appreciate my work please consider to buy me a coffee! It doesn’t have the impact of the CL750. Bass on the CL2 is less tightly formed than the CL1—the classic thickness vs. texture trade-off—but both give a pleasing bass presentation. These are apparently handcrafted in Germany from CNC aluminum and finished with a lovely shiny chrome effect. Comparatively, the stage is bigger on the Sirius, but the sounds are harder and less inviting. RHA CL1 vs. RHA CL2 Planar. Their head office is in the under-rated city of Glasgow. Speed test! The cymbals don’t sound tinny on this track, so it might come down to quality of the recording. Now, I just want to mention that there have been a recent wave of Chinese planar IEMs that have come out including the Toneking BL1, **** MT100 hybrid, Nicehck F3 hybrid, Sendy Aiya, a planar from AAW, and a new one in the works by Danico Labs. Percussion has good slam on the Sirius. Compared to the CL1 the CL2 sounds a touch hazy. The lower mids have a bit of emphasis which makes the sound of Freddie’s voice a touch less defined due to some bleed. Frequency Range: 16-45,000 Hz Nominal Impedance: 16 ohms Sound Pressure Level (SPL): 89 dB As we can see from these specs, the CL2 packs some extra emphasis in the lows and highs. Rebecca Pidgeon – Spanish Harlem (24-96) starts with a nice tight bassline on the CL750. Now, I just want to mention that there have been a recent wave of Chinese planar IEMs that have come out including the Toneking BL1, Senfer MT100 hybrid, Nicehck F3 hybrid, Sendy Aiya, a planar from AAW, and a new one in the works by Danico Labs. There is a bit of veil over the mids. The content box unfolds like a tool roll-up made out of cardboard. Buy a cheap Bluetooth cable and basically 100% of the performance is there. I held back on publishing this review because I wanted to publish my love affair review of the MA750 Wireless. But not by much since closed IEMs have limits in this parameter. The RHA CL1 has no problem keeping up and casts a wide stage. RHA T20. MEE Audio Pinnacle P1 vs RHA T20. This is the EQ curve that I use: With EQ these IEMs really shine and become a really end game. Close. RHA is a fantastic company. It has proprietary MMCX connectors (they are more secure and stronger, though). Home > Headphones comparison > RHA CL2 Planar vs Shure SE535. We thank Linsoul and Tin HiFi for this opportunity. RHA CL2 comes with a really rich package. I briefly had both for a short time as I had the CL2 as part of the long ago completed CL2 review tour. 118. The TinHiFi P1 is the company’s first-ever planar magnetic universal monitor featuring a 10-millimeter planar magnetic driver and ultra-nano diaphragm technology. The sound of the RHA CL2 is softer and smoother with more bass quantity. David Byrnes voice sounds a touch richer, but with some loss of detail and inflection. The Sirius is clearer sounding, but at the cost of sounding a touch strident. Continue Reading RHA CL2: unwillingly impressed. I just can’t get into the heaviness of the body for detail and stage performance trade-off. The stage sounds smaller and more blended on the CL2. The overall sound is clearer and brighter on the CL750 with a wider stage. In Bluetooth mode there is plenty of drive, but I’d like to see a volume control that isn’t 16 points. Forums. Helicopter sounds on the CL750 are clearer than the CL2 Planar, with the latter sounding a bit muffled. The first thing I discovered was the various variety of cables. VS HE-560: detail is absoulutely the same. VS. Tin Hifi P1: tonality without EQ goes to the P1 which are very neutral in these frequencies. July 31, 2019. Boy, do the RHA CL2 Planar earphones sound good. They always seem to be a little too loud or a little too quiet. There are some differences between the CL1 and CL2 builds. It uses a mini 4-pin XLR for it’s balanced connection. RHA CL2 unboxing: An audiophile iem that's not afraid to branch out. Frequency response isn't everything, but it is important. At about 3:20 in there are some intricate percussion trills going on during the guitar solo (which also sounds great). Foot steps of the ‘runner’ are slightly muffled, they are usually more snappy. The CL2 does a really excellent job presenting this track, the binaural mastering expands the soundstage of the CL2 giving a very real feel and all instruments and effects sound fluid yet well-defined. Like a Hieronymous Bosch mural, my tastes can be weird and wonderful: from dreamy Japanese garble pop to banks of strings and percussion in the Mariinsky Orchestra. This is the other Tin HiFi that sits at the poles. The CL2 has a fulsome presentation with Daft Punk – Fragments Of Time (24-88). I believe that cables can make a difference but do not unconditionally make a difference, same thing goes for balanced outputs. I preferred the sound of the RHA CL750 to the CL2, and the CL750 can be had for under $150. Bluetooth performance is excellent. I think a finally found a good substitute for my desktop setup when I’m not home. Really nothing to complain about. I listen mostly to rock. Lastly, sound pressure seems a little on the softer side – however, during my listening session I had no issue achieving proper volume. Buy used: $84.99. Gain: -2.50dB with optional filters, -0.50dB without them. The aesthetics are beautiful, but so were those on the CL1, which was less than half the price, and used all the same materials except the driver, basically. I advised RHA to make their own set of adaptors for the CL1 balanced connector, but it never happened, probably due to staff shakeups. The cymbal taps sound right. For this comparison, I’ll be using the stock balanced cable for both IEMs, as I wasn’t that impressed by what I was getting out of the CL2 in single-ended mode and plenty of power from the Questyle QP2R. The T4 is more energetic at both extremes, and it shows greater instrument texture detail. Some axioms: As a comparison they are brighter then Audeze’s (LCD-2) and darker than Tin P1. The train announcement in the track comes through clearly when the scene is uncrowded. VS. HE-560: CL2s have a bit more quantity. Adding the iFi iEMatch recessed the vocals, so it wasn’t a good addition. I prefer technical performance over tonal modification and tend toward what I’d call organic neutral. Audio quality and value do not mean the same thing across all prices. IEM & Earphones, $101-200, Planar Magnetic. I tend to like neutral bright headphones and I'm a sucker for soundstage. The P1 have an absurd peak after 10kHz that needs heavy EQ (I use a low-pass filter to correct them, a notch filter in not enough!). VS HE-560: open back vs IEM, nothing to add…. Product Store Price; RHA T20 IEMs (Gen. 2): DualCoil HiFi Noi... RHA T20 IEMs (Gen. 2): DualCoil HiFi Noise Isolating Stainless Steel … Value by themselves 3. Billy Cobham – Quadrant 4 (DSD64) is a tough track for any headphone to render well. The amplification may change characteristics, but the material components don’t seem likely to. If connected to one source, it doesn’t automatically switch to a different paired source. The soundstage isn’t particularly wide or tall, but has good depth. Isaac Hayes’s voice has a lovely mahogany richness to it, as does the bass accompanying his vocals on the CL2. Tuning a planar drive is extremely difficult and if this peak was unintentional I would have totally understood that, but pushing mids so high intentionally is just a wasted opportunity to make e really tonality correct IEM. The CL2 is softer and the overall sound is darker. The percussion is well-placed and cymbal strikes have appropriate decay without sounding thin or splashy. Scopri come i tuoi dati vengono elaborati, 9380Hz, 1.56Q, +2.50dB [optional, use +0.50dB for neutral]. I won’t spend much time on this section for a single reason: you can’t sell a 1000$ IEM with a bluetooth cable that doesn’t support AptX-HD or LDAC.The power delivery is unexpectedly good but listening a track through AptX is like listening to an MP3, the sounds is dryer and highs are less defined and more harsh.What a missed opportunity …. Mids… have a little problem, there’s a peak between 2 and 4kHz. The main housing looks to be comprised of three parts, two for the body and the nozzle. The delicate guitar strums in the middle of the track (when the violins are starring) are suppressed a bit. To match the CL2 I need to give +8db on bass, but doing that the distortion becomes audible. Change ). vs. Shure Aonic 215. vs. RHA T20. Scopri come i tuoi dati vengono elaborati. I was a bit worried about sub-bass being a bit attenuated but I was wrong … I was SO wrong!Don’t get me wrong, basses are not at bass-head levels, they are really neutral and refined. The CL2 projects a nice solid stage on Queen – Bicycle Race (DSD64). Tin Hifi P1: a rough diamond. I wish I had the N5005 in house for comparison. Published 20 Novembre 2020 by Simone. The veil is gone with the KL-Sirius and the beautiful delicacy of Amber’s voice is restored. Some of the way I’m feeling about this comparison might come down to my neutral-bright preference. All comparisons were done using the Questyle QP2R in High Bias mode with the exception of Bluetooth comparisons. With the stock cables, the CL2 has a bit more balanced sound. Without this grip, connecting and disconnecting are disconcertingly difficult. Pros: Generally crowd-pleasing sound signature: not bright like RHA’s other products, more warmth; forgiving sound signature; ceramic shell is pretty, nearly indestructible, and ergonomic; 3 good cables included alongside tons of tips; build quality; 3 year warranty; active customer service, Cons: soft veil over the mids, some mid-bass emphasis and minor bleed, needs more treble quantity, 3.5mm termination incompatible with most phone cases (CL1 and CL750 did better), treble resolution and speed are weak points, small soundstage for price, case and transport accessories are poor quality, some difficulties switching between Bluetooth pairings, Product Website: https://www.rha-audio.com/uk/products/headphones/cl2-planar. The ear tips are the medium sized Comply Foam included in the package, I usually cannot get a good isolation with silicone tips and this time is no exception. A friend who I tried to show the headphone too when I was just running Bluetooth couldn’t get it to pair with his Samsung S8. I have to manually connect the new source or turn the CL2 on and off again. The CL750 is a neutral-bright tuning, while the CL2 Planar is neutral-warm, with a bit of a thumb on the midbass. VS P1: P1 in compairson are extremely muddy, they lack attack in the sound, layering is pretty bad in comparison and details, while they are good for P1 price point, when you compare with the details rendered by the CL2 the difference is big. I think the CL750 is a signature that people will push out in front. It’s a nice balance. Enjoy music through headphones on a low budget, Rottentomatoes Certified Critic. The Sirius sounds a touch hard and sharp (a bigger gauge cable fixes this). When I switch to the SOUNDAWARE M2Pro the stage gets some expansion and definition. Aug 16, 2016 at 3:48 PM. In the box there are six pairs of silicone tips, 2 pairs of double flange tips and 3 pairs of Comply Foam Tsx-400 tips; the latter are used for this review.The included cables are a balanced Ag4x silver coated cable with 2.5 TRRS plug, an unbalanced OFC cable and a bluetooth AptX cable.While both cable are very well made I found them too stiff and the memory wire around ears too thick, for this reason I prefered to use a 16core copper cable for daily usage. Not the most… The bass has a bit more texture, but less volume. Piano sounds natural. P1 are foggy, CL2 cristal clear. Disclaimer: Linsoul sent the Tin HiFi P1 to me for the purposes of a review here at Headfonics. Comparison winner. The CL1 might still be in production, if not for the multiple levels of proprietary connectors on it. I’ve reviewed lots of them: I like RHA, a lot. There are some difficulties when pairing both the CL2 and the MA750 wireless. vs. RHA CL2 Planar. Planar Magnetic Drivers. Bass has depth and body without being overdone. Of course, being a planar driver, you can pretty EQ the response how much you want but without EQ the female voices sounds too loud and intimate, drums sound uneven and not natural (snare and cymbals in particular) and in general everything start to sound wrong.With EQ the guitar strings are so defined that you fill the instrument in front of you and everything sounds very natural. The sound is overall more detailed and the stage is wider, taller, and has better spatial refinement. It is likely that there will be some source variance on pairings, as the difference between the M2Pro and QP2R is notable. There are many folks who have found RHA IEMs too bright, so this is probably a good move on their part for a wider audience, but doesn’t gel with me. The soundstage on the CL2 comes off fairly compact with some depth, but not too much width. I had minimal difficulty pairing across devices, except for the aforementioned issue, but this is something for people to watch out for when using Bluetooth on the CL2. The low impedance combined with the low sensitivity will make a lot of dap/amp struggle. VS. HE-560: Hifiman’s mids are way more correct in tonality and a little less veiled in quality. Even with the stock cable, which I think needs to be better, I think that the Kumitate Lab KL-Sirius is the better IEM. Talking Heads – Psycho Killer (Live: Stop Making Sense) (Vinyl Rip) is a fantastically spacious, refined and clear track. Bass has depth and body without being overdone. While the Tin P1 are an awesome bang for the buck at their price point (and I really think you need to go over 300$ to find something better) RHA CL2 plays in a … The CL1’s connector was ill-timed as 4.4mm was just starting hit the market more and an inexpensive, robust connector like the mini 4-pin was never going to gain traction as good an idea as it was. If you didn't volume match, how can you be sure you heard a difference? Yosi Horikawa – Letter (16-44, binaural) has a carefully constructed artificial binaural soundscape that really pops in three dimensions. Tin HiFi T4 vs BLON BL-03: the BL-03 are roughly 1/3 the price of the T4, yet the comparison between them is interesting. The aesthetics are beautiful, but so were those on the CL1, which was less than half the price, and used all the same materials except the driver, basically. I’m honestly preferring the CL1 on most tracks, at less than half the price. Yes – Sound Chaser (24-96) is fast. Why is RHA CL2 Planar better than Sennheiser Momentum True Wireless? As the specs might suggest, those little iems requires a lot of current. The QP2R gives plenty of power and dimension to the CL2. On the CL1 mids are a touch clearer and have sharper definition, but are also a little recessed compared to the CL2. vs. RHA CL2 Planar. The soundstage is also wider and instruments are more precisely located. Tin Hifi P1: a rough diamond. The proprietary, non-rotating MMCX of the CL1 have been replaced with traditional MMCX connectors, and they are harder to disconnect. ... Headphones: Tin Hifi P1, Alessandro MS-1 HD414 reversed pads, Sony MDR-EX650AP, AKG … Full size : Magnepan 1.7i, two Bryston 7BST monoblocks, RME ADI‑2 DAC. Like other Bluetooth headphones, it does get interference from tram lines but not to the level of the Flares Pro. RHA T20. For this comparison I started with Violent Femmes – American Music (16-44). vs. Shure SE425. I have received no compensation for this review. The CL2, like the CL1 before it, is incredibly ergonomic (it should be, as the housing is probably exactly the same). Greetings! Thread starter m st k; Start date Aug 16, 2016; post-12794136. You can feel the instrument in front of you, you can feel the vibration of a cello strings and the hit of a stick on the snare drum like if they were in front of you. This is a different sounding RHA product that seems to be aiming more at what I’ve been told is a classic British HiFi sound: warmed up and smooth. Both male and female voices are well rendered and you can easily fix the major flaw of this IEM, more on EQ later. I think that I’ve got an idea of what that is having heard this track on numerous top-tier headphone references. Joined Aug 15, 2016 Messages 86 Reaction score 13. m st k. Head-Fier. As noted in my Kumitate Lab KL-Sirius review, the stock balanced cable I received didn’t really do it for me. I want to hear the sibilance as recorded. 11 $ 349. ), Loads of tips (they are really good tips, including Comply TSX). Amber Rubarth – Hold On (24-192, binaural) is a spacious track, like the rest of the album. It’s an odd feeling. Something I’m noting with the CL750 and the CL1, the better the recording, the better they sound. - Duration: 7:30. x Army Firedawg x 472 views. All thoughts in this review are my personal opinion. Read on for Marcus. Layering is a bit better on HE-560, mainly due to the difference in soundstage that helps to better position the instruments. If you don’t want to EQ skip the RHA, but you are going to spend more to have the same amount of detail and texture that these IEMs can provide. This thing should have at least a semi-hard EVA case, or even better a good leather case at it’s price. ... Tin Hifi P1 Planar IEM: Review. 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The CL2 has two levels of box, the outer retail sleeve and then the fold-out contents box. There are other issues that make the CL1 problematic for many. Useless to say, an extreme amount of detail. The Opus #3 is on the brighter side of sources in my arsenal. I think the CL1 has less bass power. Even below that bracket, there are IEMs like the oBravo Cupid and the Tin Audio P1 that are better planar IEMs and better value. RHA CL2 paired with a Sony WM1A. Both cables are made primarily of copper. I used Geddy Lee to suss out sibilance. Once rolled out the contents are all seen: The fold out open-ended box for storing extra wires just doesn’t really have a legit function. Make the LG V20 the perfect cheap DAP. L'articolo non è stato pubblicato, controlla gli indirizzi e-mail! The RHA CL2 Planars are able to be used both wired (3.5m and 2.5m wires included) and via a Bluetooth headband. don’t waste time and start looking for a good offer online. The CL2 also picks these up, but it’s harder to hear them because the bass is bigger on the CL2 and the mids are more present and thicker sounding. Moron audiophile who bought an RHA CL2 picks a fight with reviewers for calling his $900 ear-rape earbuds dog shit in an unrelated forum thread; cope ensues. Ci dispiace, il tuo blog non consente di condividere articoli tramite e-mail. The price of the CL2 package matches that of the AKG N5005, with some higher quality accessories (the case options are notably worse, while the cables are mostly better). Guitar strums have a raspiness that is right on with the CL2, on the CL1 these same guitar plucks sound thin and brittle. In this price range, and below there are far too many better options for me. In the last year the Lg V20 price has dropped a lot. Individual instruments are easily picked out. EQing the CL2 they become equal on tonality. VS. Tin Hifi P1: tonality of highs in the CL2 is far more correct and they are better rendered. TinHiFi P1 Review. vs. vs. 17 facts in comparison. Instead of clear skies, I’m getting a wispy cloud in front of the sun. I’m a bit sensitive in this area but despite that the peak is there and it was intentional by RHA (like they declared on Head-Fi). The first thing I discovered was the various variety of cables. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. Price comparison. Panning effects move very well on the CL2 and the depth of the stage and instrument positioning is good. RHA CL2 Planar. The thin mids are corrected by a larger gauge cable on the KL-Sirius, and I have recommended this to Kumitate Lab. vs. RHA T20. The RHA CL2 was returned after completion of the review. vs. vs. 34 facts in comparison. Unique Melody ME1, and RHA CL2 in my review of the P1 on my antdroid.net blog. 00. The low mid and midbass emphasis also makes the soundstage sound more compressed width-wise, even though the edges seem to get as wide as other IEMs. The quality is pretty the same but CL2 have more punch. The copper and silver cables sound almost identical, and they are made almost the same as the CL1 cables, but with 2.5mm instead of 4-pin mini-XLR on the silver balanced cable and less phone-case friendly jack bodies (too big). Help and Getting Started. Reviews of the latest movies especially animation as well as classic reviews, family movie night picks and more, Reviews on IEM, Earbud, Cable, DAC/AMP, DAP. Sibilance is not a problem, but it sounds like it truncates some of the sibilant notes, or at least softens them. 24000Hz higher high-frequency? These do not have the 'fun', 'v' - shaped curve. But if the P1 is really that good, kudos to Tin for bringing a good planar iem to the masses. It’s a good portrayal of the Rolling Stones – Salt Of The Earth (DSD64) that the RHA CL2 gives. I felt a modest investment in a larger gauge cable would improve the sound of the KL-Sirius and observed that big cable upgrades really levelled up the KL-Sirius. Published 3 Giugno 2020 by Simone. RHA spent 4 years developing this tech. But, it lacks the same massively wide stereo gradients and full-spectrum warmth as the P1. 80. The presentation of the track is on the soft side with the CL2. AAW Nightingale – First Contact ... the CL2 Planar. One match good! It’s a 3-dimensional rectangle that isn’t too far off a cube. The width of the stage on the CL2 isn’t as wide as this track can splay, but is still respectable. They do not bleed in mids and the amount of texture and detail is extremely high. The presentation of the CL2 Planar is softer, smoother. RHA CL2 Planar とShure SE535 の比較を表示します。ヘッドフォン左ランキング形式で、総合評価と各性能を比較してみましょう。 Rating Disclaimer: ratings are subjective. None of these IEMs have hiss problems on the Questyle QP2R. Case in point, while the CL2 presents richer, thicker tone on vocals and bass, the texture is superior on the UERR. For my tests I used as a main source my modded Zishan DSD AK4497EQ DAP. After coming off the CL1, the mids sound a touch soft on the CL2. ( Log Out /  With the CL2, Isaac Hayes – Walk On By (DSD64) sounds spatially compressed and clouded. Instrument placement is generally on the right plane of the stage, but the mids sound a big congested due to the emphasis on lower mids and midbass and lack of a counterbalance in the treble to provide air. Folks before in the tour did a good job of packaging it up, but I can’t say that it was perfect. Video below not safe for work (NSFW). When switching to the CL1, I get a sharper decay on the cymbal that sounds a little bit off. It’s a just about perfectly sized bean shaped IEM with good comfortable cables (which are also basically the same as other RHA units). For this reason I consider it to be the best cheap DAP you can buy for the money in the low range (<300$). Ok, so battery life is almost always over-stated and unfortunately I found that to be the case with the CL2 as well. They are not bright, nor dark, just the right quantity. The CL2 gives a thick bass sound at the beginning of Pink Floyd – On The Run (DSD64). Packaging and build quality is exactly what you’d expect from a high end IEM, nothing less. The lack of treble extension leads to loss of speed and smoothing over of cymbals and other percussion instruments. Their audio goods generally deliver great value and great sound. The detail that the CL1 gets out of the track is incredible. For a bit RHA was selling the MMCX bluetooth cable independently. I just bump up a little bit sub-basses and extreme highs but that’s for my personal preference. I don’t understand why they’ve given me this thing and a floppy neoprene case and no durable storage case. The CL2 Planar hasn’t done this in single-ended mode. As the CL2 was a tour unit, the unboxing experience isn’t quite as pristine as a new unit. A spokesperson for RHA referred to the drivers' "harmonic depth", which is a phrase that rings true for the CL2s. Piano sounds natural. The CL750 does a good job with this track. Value with other equipment 1. I severely doubt the P1 can approach anything the CL2 does on a technical level, but it is nice that the genie is out of the bottle, and more closed back planar drivers are hitting the market. That flexibility is great, but process of snapping off the little earbuds and snapping them on different wires is a lot more difficult and tedious than you'd expect from $900 IEMs. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. 45000Hz vs 21000Hz E1DA PowerDAC V2 Review. Detail is astonishing. The bass on the Sirius is more snappy. The RHA CL2’s technical performance is hampered by restrained treble as much or more as previous generation RHA products were hampered (for many) by over-emphasis in the treble. The CL750 scales with the quality of the material you feed it. Indeed, the power o… The RHA CL2 packaging comes packed with accessories, all of the highest quality. They are on the same level of full sized high end planars.EQ is not only recommended but mandatory IMO to get the best performance. RHA CL2 vs Unique Melody ME1 (CIEM) – EARS Diffuse Field Compensated (based on Etymotics ER4) RHA CL1 vs UM ME1.jpg 1632×830 149 KB This a comparison of the raw measurements from my two measurement setups for each IEM It has number labels like you’d see next to dinosaur bones at the natural history museum, but the book of descriptions isn’t that easy to find. I will split the analysis in tonality and technical abilities of the headphone. 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