Summary: DO NOT BUY.
The sound, in particular the bass is great. BUT, I've had the cable break at the jack on two pairs within a month of getting each (they were replaced under warranty). I have not abused them or dropped my phone hanging from the cable: it is just poorly designed.
Summary: Almost a year ago, I reviewed the XP series (XP1, XP2 and XP3) from beyerdynamic, which is sold only in Asia. The company has since introduced a few higher end models, including the DX 160 iE that is going to be reviewed here.
Summary: Disclaimer: the DX 160 iE was provided free of charge by Beyerdynamic for review purposes. No monetary exchange or donations were involved throughout the process.
Starting off simply, let’s discuss the accessories that are included in the packaging.
Summary: My Review of the Beyerdaynamic dx 160ie In Ear Monitors
I will start with the summary / conclusion. This way you get all the important information right away. If you want to know how I came to my conclusion, you can just continue reading.
Pros: Organic and rich mids, strong bass, little to no listening fatigue, PRAT
Summary: I received the Beyerdynamic DX 160 and immediately began listening to get a good feel for this brand new IEM. Putting through a variety of genres and some sweeps these are the opinions I formed.
Summary: I'm sure a lot of you are familiar with Beyerdynamic brand (designed and engineered in Germany) and their popular over-ear headphones, considered to be at the top of a lot of audiophile lists. But not a lot of you, including myself, are familiar with their in-ear product line.
Pros: Warm balanced sound, great bass extension, excellent selection of accessories/eartips
Summary: Bought these as was specifically looking for a short cable headphones with decent sound quality and since I have read great reviews about previous models I decided to go for it. Delivered directly from Beyerdynamic in less than a week for 100 EUR + 30 EUR shipping (a bit steep).
Pros: Superb sound (especially base and highs)
Cons: Isolation without Comply is a bit lacking on the other hand, Comply make isolation a bit to hard
Summary: Stumbled upon this pair of earphones when watching this year's CES videos. Decided to give it a try when I found out that Jaben Singapore had these earphones in stock. It was much better than my MMX 101ies, like, WAY better.
Pros: Well-balanced sound, Clear-sounding, good soundstage, tight bass
Summary: The sound is OK. Not great, OK. Doesn't clearly lack in any department, but neither does it shine in any. The bass response and overall balance depends hugely on the type of rubber fittings you use and how you mount them in your ear. Which brings us to a highly questionable cord design.