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Is the TIN T2 still the under $50 budget Chi-fi king?


I wanted to revisit the Tin T2 because it was regarded as the best IEM for $50 when it was released.

Highs:
The highs are very detailed with nice handling of peaks in songs. There are times when I wish they had a little more sparkle at the top just to liven it up. Then I use other IEMs and relize its better to have a slightly less sparkly high than to over do it cough trn v80 cough

Mids:
A very well rounded IEM for this specific frequency range that makes vocals very enjoyable. I do wish it was a little more full sounding compared to something like my BQEYZ which has a very good ability to distance the sounds. Although I believe the vent mod helps this along with the bass which will be discussed next.

Low's:
Now I know some people will say it has no bass and I agree to an extent with the silicone tips ugh its hardly noticeable but with foam tips or the mod it brings it back. Once that's done it actually sounds very nice. Not as punchy as my RevoNext QT2 but still nice although it could still use a little bump in the low frequency range.

Summary:
I would say these still hold their own even after all kinds of new IEMs have been released but competition is getting tough. The only thing making these still stand on their own is the fact that no other manufacturer's have gotten the right tuning across the board for this price (some have too much bass others have fatiguing treble). Once someone does that and keeps it clean sounding through the frequency range they will take the crown (QT2 was almost there but didn't sound as clean to me). This is especially true when they are on sale for $27 like they were recently.

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