KZ AS16: Looking Up

Greetings, Today we’re checking out Knowledge Zenith’s (KZ) newest release to carry the title of brand flagship, the AS16. Ever since the release of the ZST a few short years ago, balanced armatures (BA) have been used in the vast majority of their products. With the release of 2018’s armature only AS10, they once again entered uncharted grounds for the brand. Instead of a simple … Continue reading KZ AS16: Looking Up

KZ ZSN Pro: Side Step

Greetings! Today we’re checking out one of KZ’s newest models, the ZSN Pro. During the last quarter of 2018, KZ dropped the ZSN which was more or less an updated ZST. Higher quality acrylics, a more capable signature, and other quality of life changes brought their original hybrid release into the modern age. I quite enjoyed the ZSN for a number of reasons, from the … Continue reading KZ ZSN Pro: Side Step

KZ ZS10 Pro: Earns The “Pro” Moniker

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

KZ ZSA: True budget Hi-Fi

Greetings, Today we’re checking out another new hybrid from Knowledge Zenith (KZ), the ZSA. At this point, there isn’t much I can say about Knowledge Zenith that I haven’t already said in my numerous reviews and other coverage of their products. For me, KZ is THE company to beat in the budget segment. No one else comes close to matching their lineup of interesting, high … Continue reading KZ ZSA: True budget Hi-Fi

KZ ZS10: Chaos!

Greetings, Today we’re checking out what is currently Knowledge Zenith’s (KZ) flagship earphone, the ZS10. The ZS10 is a five driver hybrid with four balanced armatures (BA) and one dynamic driver (DD), per side. It’s an earphone KZ has spent the last year or so developing. Two balanced armatures take on treble duty, two more cover the mids, and the dynamic addresses the low end. … Continue reading KZ ZS10: Chaos!