Today I am reviewing the BQEYZ KB100 IEM’s provided to me by Penon audio in exchange for an honest review. Do you love the T2’s? Have you been waiting forever for a pair that had more bass and got mad when they didn’t fix it in the T2 PRO? Well if you answered yes then I have a treat for you all BQEYZ has done it they dethroned the T2 from the best budget IEM . What that can’t be you say! Yes it’s true the T2 is no longer the best $50 IEM in town.
Stunning, if you thought that the T2 might have a little bit too much in the highs well you’ll be happy to know the KB100 is great in that regard. The KB100 has a slightly darker sound to it which removes the worry of having piercing highs like some IEMs tend to do. This does come with a small trade off the sparkle you normally hear is not as much as some may like. However I don’t think this is necessarily bad. Especially if you’re not a fan of a lot of treble and even if you are you’re still not really going to find it lacking.
The mids are very nice the T2 did mids very well and these also do them very well. I think they may do them slightly better. To me they sound slightly more natural. Another thing I think BQEYZ does well is image separation and these don’t disappoint. You can clearly tell where the instruments are in the track and they don’t get muddled together when lots of stuff is going on.
Alright guys you wanted it you got it more bass. Now this isn’t some bone rattling monster like the BQ3 but none the less it does a very good job giving you quality bass as well as nice clean lows that allow you to feel the music. The best way to describe it is in between the T2 and something like the BQ3 or RevoNext QT2 you get bass but you’re not knocked on your butt by it. Now I like bass like I’ve said before so I’ll always take more but in this instance the amount of bass is perfectly fine. I think they found a great balance to make sure the rest of the frequencies could also shine. I will mention I did use foam tips when testing which gave me the best seal and bass for them. However I think anything that gives you a good seal will be good to ensure the best bass quality and fit.
Fit and Quality:
I really like the way they feel in the ear. The bean shape makes for a very comfortable IEM and the aluminum shell feels extra premium and light in the ears. They include a pair of small, medium, and large tips and the cable is also a quality 4 core cable with an L shaped plug on the end. The rubber tips that are provided are very nice and soft and comfortable in the ears. Like all earbuds you buy you should test with different tips if you have some on hand to get the best fit for you because the rubber tips didn’t provide as good off a fit and seal for me as my foam tips.
These are the real deal BQEYZ has a winner on their hands and they should be proud of what they produced. Who knew a company that hasn’t been making IEMs for very long compared to say TRN or KZ would take the crown for best IEM under $50. After hearing the BQEYZ BQ3 I knew the company could do it and that they just needed a little more refinement and man they didn’t disappoint. The one con I have is I wish it had a little bit more sparkle but I’m not holding that against them because a good IEM can be quickly ruined by piercing highs. The KB100 also does really well when given a little power and there was no noticeable issues with the volume cranked. Well done BQEYZ take your victory lap you earned it.
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