If you order earphones from China, you buy the cat in a sack. You can not test the earphones and the dealers promise you the blue of the sky anyway.
In my search for some interesting models from the Far East, I stumbled upon the KZ BA10 earphone. These costs only $75, but look extremely noble and expensive.
Well, what do you have to lose for the money? That’s why I accessed in our review. First, let’s look at the specs of new KZ BA10.
KZ BA10: Specifications
|Frequency response:||7 - 40KHz|
|Connections:||3.5mm audio jack and 0.75mm gold plated 2 pin|
|Dimensions:||145.00 x 3.00 x 3.20 cm|
KZ BA10: Desing and Appearance
In advance, the KZ BA10 in our analisis make an extremely good impression, from the transparent extremely high-quality cable to the gold-plated connectors.
Everything seems more like you would have $200 in ears in front of him.
The shipping took about 4-5 weeks from China whereupon the headphones reached me safely.
The KZ BA10 itself is delivered in a small plastic box which looks rather mediocre, but it is, minds you, around $75 in ears!
In addition to the small box in which the KZ BA10 are, were also two small bags with ear “plugs” in the envelope.
After opening the box WOW, the things really look like in the pictures. I think nobody who does not know the price of the Knowledge Zenith BA10 in the test would be able to guess this from the processing and optics.
The design of KZ BA10 is made almost square in shape from aluminum. The quality of the assembly and materials is very good.
Also, I want to note, like the previous generation of headphones, it has removable cable plugs.
I would even go so far that the good pieces look better than my $200 Sennheiser IE80 in ears!
Even the cable looks great at first glance, I have never seen such a flexible cable in in-ears.
I probably do not have to mention how excited I was to the sound of the KZ BA10 heavy bass earphone after this extremely positive first impression.
So the in-ears quickly come in the ears and again a positive surprise, the sit-bomb-proof and extremely comfortable in my ears.
At the KZ BA10 earphones are in-ears where the cable is worn over the ears, which I would always prefer normal in-ears.
KZ BA10: Sound
Of course, the Knowledge Zenith earphones sound good. And that made me a little sad, not because they do not sound good, but why I spent $200 for my IE 80.
The KZ BA10 earphones come incredibly close to the Sennheiser!
The heights are perfectly clear and clean, and come across in great detail, without them being too sharp or too tiring.
I would go almost so far and say that the heights are the same as the IE80. Both in-ears have a damned similar sound signature in the heights and the midsts.
In direct comparison, the heights of the IE80 may be a bit warmer, but it may also be due to the setting of the bass control.
Interestingly, the KZ BA10 earphones in the test managed to produce a pretty big stage, unlike many cheaper in-ear ones, which it sounds like as if the sound came from a small tube. Again, the BA10 can keep up with the IE80.
Coming to the bass, this one is also extremely precise and a little bit uplifted by the crowd, but just so that bass lovers, as well as people who prefer neutral headphones, would come up with these.
Yes, there are definitely in-ears that have more bass from the crowd than these. Again very positive although the bass is slightly raised, I never had the feeling that he was too much in the foreground at the expense of the heights.
To stick with the comparison with the IE80, I would like to emphasize again $200+ in-ears! And here the bass is a tick less quantitatively.
Again, I think it would be possible to lower the amount of bass to the level of the KZ BA10 by turning down the bass control (if you do not know the IE80, they have a “switch” to set the bass).
Basically, the IE80 and the KZ BA10 sound quite similar, only the amount of bass and something the fullness of the sound distinguishes the two.
Maybe there may be other differences in detail, but I would say the KZ BA10 in the analisis is very close to the IE80 ran.
The bottom line is that the KZ BA10 earphone sounds almost perfect in my ears! I love her sound signature, which is perfect for me.
At the end a comparison to the Xiaomi Piston V3 which are the most famous China in-Ears. I can make this short, the BA10 earphones are better.
The heights of the Piston V3 are a good tick sharpener in return, the basses are also raised a good deal more (of course, this may also be an advantage depending on your taste).
In addition, one hears in the direct comparison immediately with the Piston V3, that it here massively at stage and space lacks.
KZ BA10: Conclusions and Reviews
If someone had given me the KZ BA10 earphone and said that they are $150+ in-ears, I would have believed it immediately!
Both tonal and processing as well as the optics are the concentration camps as I find the multiple of their price worth.
I have to admit that I have rarely been so enthusiastic, but my tip is trying the BA10 earphone itself, they only cost $75!
Only you should really on a very strong and present bass I would rather recommend you other earphones.
KZ BA10: Price and Where to buy cheaper?
Currently, you can buy already KZ BA10 headphones at a good price for only $76.99 with a microphone or $75.99 without a microphone.
Recently, the company Knowledge Zenith produces really high-quality headphones, and this new generation has shown itself with a worthy side.