Gojira! Or, how the DUNU DN-2000J changed my mind about hybrid IEMs

911? Meet Godzilla. That, was the consensus opinion back in 2007, when Nissan unleashed the GT-R on the world. "Godzilla" was going to take down the de facto standard in luxury sports cars, the Porsche 911 Turbo. The GT-R also had four wheel drive, and additionally employed complex computer sorcery to outsmart ground friction. I've …

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Fidue A83: A different kind of hybrid sound

Editor's Note: Victor drops a hybrid review. Please note that the Fidue A83 was provided to CYMBACAVUM free of charge as a review sample. Hybrid IEMs, usually with a mix of dynamic drivers for bass, and balanced armature drivers for the mids and the treble, have been around for some time now. Many of them …

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 …