A few weeks ago Ultimate Ears came out with some big news: new monitors, new drivers, a new cable and new connectors. We had known for longer but we of course weren’t allowed to say anything about it. The big advantage is that we now have a UE 18+ Pro with all these new features, ready for review, thanks to Fischer Amps!… Read the full article
The line of custom IEMs from Ultimate Ears Pro has remained steady for a few years now, previously topping out at a triple bore, 4-way, 6 BA driver called the UE18+ Pro. While that is still a mouthful of information to lay out, today the company announced they will be producing two new options for consumers, one of which will stand atop the mountain of offerings at a weighty $2,199 retail.
The new direction comes in the form of two hybrid designs, the flagship Live and a revamped UE 6 Pro ($699) which has an emphasis for the drummer, bass player and DJ market.… Read the full article
Disclaimer: Usually, review requests come from the company making the product. This time, several good-natured head-fi members approached me with the request. My ‘yes’ was forwarded to Ultimate Ears and a review unit was prepared. I got fitted up at e-Earphone in Tokyo and Ultimate Ears turned the entire project around (shipping included) in less than a month. I paid nothing for the earphones. The Ultimate Ears Pro Reference Remastered goes 999$. You can find out all about it here: Ultimate Ears’s Pro Reference Remastered.… Read the full article
This, bros and bro-ettes, is the Ultimate Ears’s Pro Reference Remastered custom in-ear. Thanks to e-Earphone’s great custom in-ear service, I got great fit. Like a glove. Like a remastered glove.
The sound from this earphone is as I expected: wide, flat, with low, high and mid details coming through on pretty much equal sound pressure.… Read the full article