www.testfreaks.com

Reviews, reviews, reviews...

AKG K 3003
7.3 out of 10

AKG K 3003

Great Deal: $999.99

Reviews and Problems with AKG K 3003

Showing 1-8 of 8
Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
12 March 2013
  • Summary: (edited note - for some reason I am giving these 10/10 for Audio Quality, but they are appearing as one notch less. Not sure why!) Introduction To begin, would like to explain a little about my self and what makes me "tick" as regards audio equipment. First off, I am no head-fier.
  • Pros: Real reference transducers. Very rewarding and involving. Completely addictive and immersive. Clarity, separation, dynamics and response all excellent
  • Cons: Nothing worth mentioning
  • Read full review
Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
12 March 2013
  • Summary: The AKG K-3003 is at least close to a landmark Universal IEM, in my view. Pricey, yes, but one of the first Universals to aspire to the heights that the best of the Custon IEM's aspire to. They are well built (though some may not like the idea of non-detachable cables) and attractive enough.
  • Read full review
Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
12 March 2013
  • Summary: This is the best IEM among all my gears! The sound is balanced and natural. A big CON is about its undetachable cable... I think switching to balanced output will make it sound even better, but simply cannot try it unless cutting the cable, which will be a hard choice :(
  • Pros: Beautifully crafted, natural signature, wide soundstage, balanced sound
  • Cons: cable not detachable
  • Read full review
Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
12 March 2013
  • Summary: AKG K3003 is an important milestone in the development of IEM. It’s the first universal fit IEM that successfully combines dynamic driver and balance armature technology together. After owning them for 3 years, K3003 never fail to move me.
  • Pros: Beautifully crafted; outstanding isolation and comfort; easy to drive; natural signature.
  • Cons: cable are not detachable.
  • Read full review
Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
12 March 2013
  • Summary: .
  • Pros: Overall sound, clarity, Very wide stage, fun yet balanced sound .
  • Cons: price, none detachable cable, cable above Y split, carrying case is bit small to fit it in, isolation is not as good as other IEM
  • Read full review
Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
12 March 2013
  • Summary: Treble: a little bit piercing, especially on IPC. However, if connet this with the Hifiman player like HM-602, HM-603 or HM-801, the treble would be bright but not piercing. Mid: clean and natural.
  • Pros: natural tune, full of detail, beautiful crafted
  • Cons: a little overprice
  • Read full review
Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
12 March 2013
  • Summary: Gears used: HiSoundAudio Studio V, iRiver AK100 Tracks used: SoundProLab Absolute Sampler Album Kamikazee's Maharot Mary Stallings, Sunny All in Lossless CD Quality 44khz/16bit Value: I think this is a great value for an IEM, to have this kind of sound quality yet very portable to carry around is...
  • Pros: overall sound quality, transparency, imaging, sound stage
  • Cons: price, sound quality is critical to your gear
  • Read full review
Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
12 March 2013
  • Summary: AKG K3003 Before jumping into the sound, I want to make a few comments on build and accessories, which I feel are important to discuss, due to how they may affect the sound and/or durability of the product.
  • Pros: Dynamics, low volume listening, timbre
  • Cons: price, cable above the Y split, price
  • Read full review