Kinera BD005 Pro: Bringing A Classic Into The Modern Age

Greetings! Today we’re checking out the BD005 Pro, Kinera’s update to one of their most popular models from years past. Kinera is one of those brands that seems to be very hit or miss within the community. They always look great, but their tuning choices often clash in a way that leads to mixed opinions. A love it or hate it affair you could say. … Continue reading Kinera BD005 Pro: Bringing A Classic Into The Modern Age

Kinera Tyr: Mini Yet Monsterous

Greetings! Today we’re checking out Kinera’s entry into the competitive micro-driver segment, the Tyr. Kinera has been around for quite a while now and is no stranger to the Chinese hifi scene. Unlike a number of other brands, they aren’t prone to pumping out release after release, instead taking their time to craft something unique and interesting every time. Maybe not something that appeals to … Continue reading Kinera Tyr: Mini Yet Monsterous

Kinera Sif: Welcome To The Other Side

Greetings! Today we’re checking out the Kinera Sif, the Yang to Kinera’s Yin (SEED). Back in 2018 Kinera released the SEED (Yin), one of a two part iems series (Yin and Yang). It was a budget friendly hybrid earphone originally intended to be a replacement for the BD005, though they had completely different signatures and seemed to coexist for a while. I liked the SEED … Continue reading Kinera Sif: Welcome To The Other Side

Kinera IDUN: Make mine a McIntosh

Greetings, Today we’re taking a look at Kinera’s newest hybrid earphone, the IDUN Limited Edition (LE). In Norse mythology, Idun was the goddess of rejuvenation, dispensing fruit that sustained immortality among the gods and goddesses of Asgard. While not clear on what kind of fruit it was, apples seem to be the popular consensus which makes “Idun’s Apple” a fitting subtitle for Kinera’s release of … Continue reading Kinera IDUN: Make mine a McIntosh

Kinera SEED (Yin): Rock solid EDC

Greetings, Today we’re taking a look at the new Kinera SEED Yin, one of two models planned for the SEED lineup. Kinera was founded in 2012 and has released some popular products during this time, like the BD005, a budget-minded hybrid earphone that really took off in Japan. Last year they released the H3, a 2+1 hybrid that received mixed opinions. My opinion was that … Continue reading Kinera SEED (Yin): Rock solid EDC