Comparison Review: Arya vs. LCD-3

Tylerfutrell posted a really interesting review on Head-Fi comparing the Hifiman Arya and Audeze LCD-3 (2018/fazor).  I guess I’ll have to check out the Arya and the next meet.

 

Click Here for ==> the Arya and LCD-3 Comparison

HiFiMan RE2000 IEM Review

Twister6 posted a review of the HiFiMan’s RE2000 IEM over on Head-Fi. It is a single dynamic driver IEM priced at a flagship TOTL price ($2,000).  From the reviews it seems to compare well with IEMs priced in the $1,500 range.  While I do own some of the IEMs in this price range I would recommend steering clear of the IEMs over $1,000.  Unless weight and size are critical to you such as when my job required 100% travel, I would recommend purchasing a great pair of headphones and DAC/amp.

Pros – detailed hi-res sound, excellent bass response, wide soundstage, unique topology diaphragm tech, removable cable.
Cons – price, ergonomics of the design, eartip selection.

Review of RE2000

 

Hifiman RE-600S IEM Review

Ryanjsoo has a review of the latest iteration of the HifFiman RE-600 on Head-Fi.  From the review the RE-600s appears to be a worthy successor to the 600 and can be found for less than have the price of the original.  Read the extensive review by clicking the link below.

Pros – Linear tuning, Fantastic fit and comfort, Great isolation, Sharp imaging, Clean midrange, Nice bass extension
Cons – Treble not aggressively detailed, Stiff non-removable cable, May be too mellow for some

Review of the RE-600S

HiFiMAN HE-500 Review

Aomic has a nice review of the HE-500 headphones on Head-Fi.

 

Summary:

Pros: Incredible mid-range, comfortably extended treble, resolution, balanced, vast soundstage, all-rounder, high quality leatherette box
Cons: Heavy weight, stock earpads are subpar, stock cable is subpar, not much padding on the headband, discontinued, not for bassheads

HE-500 Review