Sleek Audio SA1 inner earphones in review – aluminium and rosewood = the new peas and carrots
18 February 2010
Conclusion: 80$ isn’t cheap. But with a good accessory package, nice carrying case, the ability to go wireless, and overall decent construction, the SA1 looks pretty good. It is smooth and reliable with a pretty top end. And while allowing minute adjustments via its VQ tuning system, its low end isn’t as detailed or resolved as a few of its competitors. Things to watch out for are: cable construction and a comparatively laid back separation of instruments.
Pros: Sturdy, pretty earphones, Good, smooth sound with some kick, Excellent replaceable cable system, Can work with wireless or future headset option, Good fit kit and great case
Cons: Cable has weak strain relief and plug portions, Low end not as detailed as possible, Strangely angled cable plugs