Today we look at the AudioSense DT200, the latest IEM from the brand. It’s selling for $149 USD.
Based in Shenzhen, China, AudioSense seems pretty elusive regarding their origins. I couldn’t find any information about when and who founded the brand.
Still, they achieve to produce a good range of IEMs for a very affordable price. The T800, in example, is an 8 BA driver IEM, sold for less than 300 bucks, a price somehow similar to Fearless, BGVP, or TinHifi my reference chi-fi brands.
The T Series
At the moment, AudioSense offers a relatively small inventory. 6 IEMs and only one hybrid model, as TinHifi did with their T-Series.
The AudioSense T180 Pro is the entry-level IEM from the brand. Priced just under $45 it’s got a single Balanced Armature driver, removable MMCX cables, and a polycarbonate shell, instead of the more popular acrylic one found on other models.
We haven’t reviewed that one yet, but sub $50 IEMs have become better and better these last years, so I’m pretty curious to give them a try. It seems like a Dynamic model named T100 also existed, but there isn’t much information on that one.
Sold for just $15-20 more than the younger sibling, the AudioSense T260 Pro looks exactly the same. You keep the cool features like the low-price, the MMCX socket and you get a dual-driver, for better performances.
Once again, each driver was provided by Knowles: 1x ED-29689 for mid-high frequencies and 1x CI-22955 for low frequencies. A simple, yet powerful combination on paper, sold for just 60 bucks.
The AudioSense T300 Pro looks exactly like the T180 Pro and T260 Pro, if not the color. Yet, it’s what’s inside that matters. Instead of a sole or dual BA driver, Audiosense combines three Knowles drivers, to cover the full audio spectrum an reduce the level of distortion.
For the lows, the brand uses a CI-22955 which offers “stretchy and rich sound”, while they chose the 30017 for the mid-high range. Again, the shell is made of polycarbonate, with the distinctive star on the outer face and a superb OFC silver-plated cable. All for just $110!
To top it all, AudioSense also offers its own flagship IEM: the AudioSense T800 . With 8 balanced armature drivers, 3D-printed resin shells with a classy face plate, and a convoluted tube audio guide system, it could easily compete with most TOTL IEMs, if not for the price.
Sold for less than $299, the T800 is one of the most affordable 8BA IEMs on the market.Most reviewers praised it for its exceptional quality/price ratio, so we hope to feel the same when we’ll review it next time.
The AudioSense AQ3 is vastly different from its smaller siblings. Instead of a balanced or dynamic driver, the brand chose to implement both to make a hybrid. Of course, we’ve seen many hybrid IEM those last years, be it FiiO, BGVP, or even Unique Melody.
Visually, the AQ3 looks a lot like the T800, only the AQ3 label allowing you to discern each model. About the drivers: 1x medium/high from Knowles, 1x very-high also from Knowles and 1x Dynamic Driver with a 10mm titanium diaphragm for the lows.
The AudioSense T200 is the latest model of the product range. With only two drivers, it’s a higher-tier version of the T260 Pro with Skin-Friendly resin shell, custom panel for the face plate, and 2 BA drivers from Knowles.
Most of all, this is the IEM we are about to review today, so on those good words it’s time to unbox the AudioSense DT200
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