Conclusion: If you want the best possible sound quality, then these are your headphones. The only reason these did not win our Editors' Choice award is because they don't allow ambient noise, which can be a safety hazard, and they aren't quite as comfortable for long periods of time as others we tested.
Excerpt: The Klipsch brand is well known for audio fidelity, so much so that when I received my review pair of the X7i in ear headphones our in house guitarist at the studio where I work immediately said “Wow, dude, are those for sale after you’re done? Those are Klipsch right? That pair must be awesome!
Summary: I managed to find these $200 off retail (Canada). They are great IEMs but i believe the $300 tag is a bit high for Canadian buyers, I believe these can compete with earbuds around the $150-$200 range.
They have an excellent signature, with the mids really coming forward.
Pros: Clear defined mids and highs, smooth bass, lightweight, durable ceramic
Summary: The inspiration behind my purchase of these was very simple for they were a gift for my much better half. What I was looking for when I was searching was a pair of earphones that firstly had a very small yet comfortable tips, then from there I wanted something that reflected her.
Pros: Wondrously comfortable, amazing looks, and stunning treble
Cons: Cable has a lot of feedback, notably recessed lower mids and bass
Excerpt: To most people, a high-end in-ear monitor costing hundreds of dollars doesn’t look much different from the $10 IEMs you buy at Walgreens. But usually, the difference is huge. Perfect example: the $199 KlipschImage X7i.Cheap IEMs are molded from plastic, which can resonate, vibrate, and generally...