Greetings, Today we’re checking out another release from KZ, this time a Pro update to the venerable ZS10. The ZS10 was released around late-April/early-May in 2018 and was an exciting product. It brought to the budget market a driver packed setup with four balanced armatures (BA) and one dynamic driver (DD) per side. It also brought back the use of the crossover, something missing from … Continue reading KZ ZS10 Pro: Earns The “Pro” Moniker
Greetings, Today we’re checking out the AS06 from Knowledge Zenith (KZ), a new triple balanced armature (BA) offering from the budget friendly brand. KZ has done an amazing job of winning people over through the years by offering inexpensive earphones that, more often than not, provide a level of sound quality simply unthought of within the price range. A few short years ago they started … Continue reading KZ AS06: 3rd Time’s A Charm
Greetings! Welcome to the newest addition to my look through KZ’s crazy lineup of earphones. A couple years back, KZ released their first hybrid earphone, the ZST. This was a landmark for the brand and a product style that has taken over their lineup. However, KZ recently stepped into the world of balanced armature only earphones. I was originally quite skeptical of this since they … Continue reading Knowledge Zenith: A great place to begin your audiophile journey (Pt. 4)
Greetings! So, KZ’s newest armature-only earphone, the AS06, has arrived! Right off the bat I was pleased to see that one of my recommendations levied at the AS10 and BA10 has been addressed; the packaging. As you can see, it’s essentially the exact same thing, including the classy metal plaque, but smaller and less wasteful. It still makes the AS06 feel more special than lesser … Continue reading KZ AS06: Preview!
Greetings, Today we’re checking out Knowledge Zenith’s (KZ) second balanced armature (BA) only offering, the BA10. The BA10 is KZ’s most expensive earphone to date and for some that is going to be a hurdle they just can’t surpass. For those who do, you’ll be rewarded with an outstanding sounding earphone, albeit with some questionable ergonomics that will be hit or miss from person to … Continue reading KZ BA10: “Just like that”
Greetings, Today we’re taking a quick first look at the BA10, KZ’s newest balanced armature (BA) only offering. KZ seems to have fully embraced the world of balanced armatures. Their first go at an all-BA earphone, the recently released AS10, was in my opinion a rousing success. The bass driver in particular was wonderfully tuned giving it a powerful and well-controlled low end presence … Continue reading KZ BA10: Preview
Greetings, Today we’re checking out the new AS10 from Knowledge Zenith (KZ). KZ has been dominating the hyper-budget market for years now, partly due to raw saturation, but also because many of their products are straight up good and worth your attention. With the ZST, their first hybrid, KZ upped their game. Since then, they’ve delved deeper into the hybrid market releasing various models with … Continue reading KZ AS10: *Slow Clap*