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Jun 21, 2018
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Been looking at the EDCs for quite some time before I finally decided to make the purchase. Arrived just over a week via International Shipping, to which I was pleasantly surprised. But no matter, got it out of the box and popped it into my ears with the default twisted cable that was attached.
My first impression? Not bad at all, in fact, pretty awesome when you consider the price. Now, I wouldn't say I'm an audiophile or anything but I do find these to be a very competent pair of IEMs. First, let's start off with the design/build quality/comfort.
The EDCs look pretty nice in my opinion, especially the translucent cover which gives you a glimpse at the micro dynamic drivers that are housed within. Though not made of metal, it does feel substantially solid and rigid in my hands. That is with the exception of the tip, which I felt could break easily while I was swapping tips. The EDCs fit into my ear snugly and are really comfortable for me. Overall, I give the design/build quality/comfort a thumbs up.
But the more important question is how do they sound?
To me, the EDCs have a slightly warm and fun sound signature which I do enjoy. The highs are clear and clean without any uncomfortable peaks while the mids are pretty solid overall. Quite a bit of texture and vocals do shine. Bass is really enjoyable and a little punchy, though slightly lacking at lower volume levels. Nevertheless, it is present, but just don't expect a rumble. As for soundstage, it is compact and intimate, though separation is not too bad.
So what's my take?
Yeah, it's pretty good. Not bad at all. For $60, you get a solid pair of IEMs with removable cables nonetheless, along with an extra cable. There certainly is a lot going for it.
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*All my testing was done on my Sony Xperia XZ1 with 96Khz/24bit FLACs.
Jun 21, 2018
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