ADV Eartune Fidelity U: Sublime Comfort

Pros: Comfortable – Quality silicone – Do not alter sound (save for niche cases) Cons: Shallow design and small sizing limit compatibility with shallow fit earphones – Steep price   Greetings! Today we’re checking out a new product from ADV; Eartune Fidelity U eartips. Born through a Kickstarter campaign back in 2015, ADV, or ADVANCED as they were known back then, stormed onto the scene … Continue reading ADV Eartune Fidelity U: Sublime Comfort

ADV Model 3 BA2: Purposeful

Greetings! Today we’re checking out the Model 3 BA2 from ADV. Four years ago (has it really been that long!!??), ADV released the Model 3, a 6mm micro driver equipped earphone with MMCX removable cables. It had a stylish, low profile shell similar in style to products from Weston and Shure. Depending on which version you ordered (Live or Mobile) it came with either a … Continue reading ADV Model 3 BA2: Purposeful

2019 Super Award Ceremony of Audio Excellence

Welcome Back! Today I’m handing out accolades to products that won my heart throughout 2019. These weren’t necessarily best in class in every case, but the ones that stuck around in my daily driver lineup and made the most impact long term, or as long a term as could be given they were all received and reviewing during the 2019 calendar year. Let’s get started! … Continue reading 2019 Super Award Ceremony of Audio Excellence

ADVANCED Accessport Air: This is Good

Greetings, Today we’re taking a casual look at the new Accessport Air from Advanced. Way back in January of this year (2019) Advanced dropped a new Kickstarter campaign for their wireless Bluetooth module, the Accessport Air. If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ll know I’ve covered a lot of their products and am a big fan of the brand. To show my … Continue reading ADVANCED Accessport Air: This is Good

ADVANCED GT3 Superbass: SUPERBASS!!!

Greetings! Earlier this year ADVANCED released the GT3, an earphone with a super speedy driver, lots of treble, and tons of detail. It’s a quality listen and a beautifully built piece of equipment but catered to a more rigid crowd looking for accuracy and clarity than outright fun. Bass. It is the bane of an audiophiles existence. It doesn’t sound natural when it’s boosted that … Continue reading ADVANCED GT3 Superbass: SUPERBASS!!!

ADVANCED GT3 Superbass: Preview

Greetings, Today we’re taking a quick first look at a new variant of the GT3 from ADVANCED, the Superbass. Earlier this year the GT3 hit the market and impressed with it’s extremely quick and well controlled drivers that output a bright and detailed signature. The Superbass looks almost the same, but with an ominous new paint job that hints at what lies within; an experience … Continue reading ADVANCED GT3 Superbass: Preview

ADVANCED GT3: You call that fast? Check this out.

Pros: Clarity, detail, speed, and control – Outstanding build quality – Comprehensive accessory kit Cons: Limited signature variety via the included filter set Greetings! Today we’re checking out one of ADVANCED’s newest releases, the GT3. A few years back ADVANCED, then known as ADV.SOUND, got their start with the crowd funded M4, a gorgeous, budget friendly, micro-driver equipped earphone with sand-blasted and diamond-cut aluminum housings. Since … Continue reading ADVANCED GT3: You call that fast? Check this out.

ADVANCED Alpha: Top Dog

Greetings! Today we’re going to be taking a look at ADVANCED’s current flagship headphone, the Alpha. As the running top dog of ADVANCED’s fleet, the Alpha needs to stand out in one form or another to draw attention. With massive 96mm planar magnetic drivers (or orthodynamic if you prefer that term) controlled by powerful n48 magnets, the Alpha delivers a spacious and detailed sound scape. … Continue reading ADVANCED Alpha: Top Dog

ADVANCED 747: Ssshhhh…let the bass take over

Greetings! 2017 has been a pretty great year for ADVANCED. Watching the brand branch out to new and interesting tech has been a great experience. The GT-R and Alpha feature planar magnetic technology. They teamed up with AAW to craft the Accessport portable amplifier. Today we are checking out ADVANCED’s take on the budget active noise cancelling market with the 747. Competent active noise cancelling … Continue reading ADVANCED 747: Ssshhhh…let the bass take over

ADVANCED GT-R: GODZILLA!!!

Greetings! Today we’re reviewing an all-new planar magnetic headphone from ADVANCED, the GT-R. ADVANCED’s freshman offering, the M4, was an awesome little micro-driver based earphone with a reasonably neutral signature. It’s build was fantastic and price right at under 50 USD. My next experience was with their Model 3, a warm in ear with a detachable MMCX equipped Bluetooth dongle and low profile, Shure-style housing. … Continue reading ADVANCED GT-R: GODZILLA!!!

Advanced Model 3: My conversion to Bluetooth begins now

Greetings! Today we are going to be looking at the newest earphone from ADVANCED, the Model 3. ADVANCED first appeared on the scene with the M4, a $39.99, crowdfunded, micro-driver earphone that delivers crystal clear sound, excellent build quality, and a whole lot of bang for the buck. It showed that this new startup knew what they were doing and could deliver a strong product … Continue reading Advanced Model 3: My conversion to Bluetooth begins now

Advanced M4: I Have The Energy

Greetings! Today we are going to be taking a look at the ADVANCED M4. Yes, they feature dynamic 6mm micro-drivers. Yes, I am excited. Some of you may realize by now that I have an unhealthy affinity towards micro-drivers. The M4 originally came to be as part of a successful Kickstarter crowd funding project. On their product page, ADVANCED claims the M4 to be “one … Continue reading Advanced M4: I Have The Energy