Knowles, industry leader in BA design and production, teaches us about IEM design & tuning

Andrew Bellavia (Twitter) of Knowles Corporation gave a talk at AES@NAMM 2018 last month on the 27th of January and went into depth about the acoustic science behind in-ear monitors and multiple balanced armature acoustic design. https://vimeo.com/253957119 Even if you're not a technically-inclined person, the talk is a great listen with just the right amount of …

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Rant: Audio-Technica ATH-IM02 vs. ATH-CK90PRO MK2

Editor's Note: Not so much a rant; more bemusement than anything else. Audio-Technica's new series of enthusiast-oriented IEMs was introduced a few months ago (last November) to great fanfare. Other than the 50th Anniversary products (that included the ATH-CK100PRO) released a couple of years ago, it'd been a very long time since the Japanese audio …

Sonion’s AcuPass Technology: Making Things Easier for Everyone

Disclosure: All information presented in this article is derived from publicly available documentation. CYMBACAVUM has not been privy to any confidential industry documents. In the world of premium earphones, while many manufacturers around the world are able to design and manufacture dynamic, moving coil transducers, the supply of balanced armature technology to earphone manufacturers around …