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Monday, June 1, 2009

Last Week's Most Interesting

By the time you read this, CanJam '09, the international Head-Fi meet at L.A., should be over. As far as IEM goes, the biggest news is probably the return of Jerry Harvey to the custom IEM business. In case you are wondering who Jerry is: He is the co-founder and ex-CTO of Ultimate Ears. After leaving UE around mid 2007, Jerry started his own little business on custom molded airplane headset - Now, he is back to making more awesome custom IEM. His new company, Jerry Harvey Audio, just announced the JH 13 Pro, a three-ways six-receivers custom IEM, on CanJam '09, joining 4 other models that have been previously announced. Hits this link to find out more detail. JH13 Pro will run you about US$1100 plus a trip to your audiologist and the fee for ear mold.

Music Valley is a brand new IEM company in the market. I got a chance to listen to their first offering, the Silver Prologue One (SP1), and I am quite impressed. It is simply a very solid entry class IEM. You can read one of its review here. MSRP US$80.

Driver: Single 11mm Dynamic
Sensitivity: >107 SPL @ 1 kHz
Impedance: 39Ohm @ 1 kHz
Frequency Response: 10Hz - 26 kHz
Rated Power: 10mW

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