King of the road. Santa Barbara’s Noble Audio have a formidable reputation as purveyors of the high-end personal audio experience. Like the best things in life, that high-end listening experience doesn’t come cheap: Noble’s multi-BA universal models start with the Trident at US$399 and end with twin flagships Kaiser Encore and Katana at US$1850. A financially appropriate starting point for your Uncle Jonny or Cousin Dupree they are not.
With a doff of the cap to the broader (read: ‘not necessarily audiophile’) market comes Noble’s EDC Velvet, the first in a line of more wallet-friendly IEMs.… Read the full article