- Responds well to EQ.
- To my ears, this sounds more like my Tin T2 than KZ x CRN, despite graphs saying it should sound like the latter.
- Silicon tips don't hold IEM in place, had to use foam.
- Needs a bit of power.
- Looks like an "adult" toy. Admit it, you know it does.
- Not compatible with 0.78mm cables.
Despite all the cons listed above, only one really matters: these are advertised as 0.78mm, but the connector is actually 0.75mm. (If this is just my unit, it would seem there are more QA issues.)
I ended up having to order a 0.75mm BT20S in order to try making a wireless version, but that has insufficient power and connectivity problems. Also, I'm now worried that I damaged the socket trying to squeeze the 0.78mm connector in.
I bought it for 12$ each with cable 2nos during sale. For this price it is better than Tripowin zonie cable. Except the earhooks that are bit aggressive. Must tell the replaceable adapters are really nice and snug fit.
Hi, After watching all the reviews on YouTube i did buy this in blue colour. These look awesome, feels great and fits comfortably 👍.
Regarding audio it is warm, v shaped and relaxed. U can wear them for hours with no fatigue and just keep listening.
Even though this is kind of a upgrade for blon 03. I myself would pick blon 03, because it has a little more enjoyable and energy in its tuning. And blon 03 fits bit better than this. But still mele is something special. Thanks HBB.
I was actually hesitating to get the olina, but finally i made up my mind to get it. And I'm really happy about it. Firstly i use Tripowin zonie 4.4 cable and cp145. I listen with a volume level less than 50%mobile 15%laptoo, So for me this is the best iem i own at present. For me the soundstage and details retrieval in this really impressive for the price. Also i had compared this with 7hz timeless for almost 1day. Even though the resolution and details were beyond olina, the soundstage was weird. The carry case provided is super cool and nice to use
Mods: I tried double filter mod, It increased the bass a bit, but i reverted back to stock which I liked. Regarding Tanya filters i have not tried those yet.
Cons: It is shouty at higher volumes😅.
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Overall it sounds great especially for the price.
My gripes: the bass is lean and the treble is a touch sharp for my tastes
I had several iems. Chu are my favourite, I always smile listening to them, they do all week dynamics are ok voices are comunicative bass is enough, just listen to the inner soul of the music at a ridiculous price. I don't find them fatiguing in the highs at all the sound is warm with the correct energy in the highs as in the real life, I'm a musician. The little metallicity you can feel at the beginning disappeared with the burn in. I used with different tips, narrower bore, to increase bass, and the cable noise is a problem only if you run with them, but better then etymotic.but for this problem they give you removable plastic arch to fix the cable over your ears. I'm curious about 7hz SALNOTEs zero now but Chu is a must have for me.
Yes... I have 2 pairs. No issues listening for 4 hrs straight. Thanks Linsoul and X Hbb for this Gem.