A blind dive into the sub-$50 chifi world recommended by Discord user “moarbass” and sponsored by one of my Patrons, Ken. Special thanks to him for biting the bullet for all of us.
The DT6 is interesting on paper, it’s a piezo/dynamic/BA hybrid all for the low low price of $25. Of course, paper specifications can only get you so far.
The DT6 comes with a standard, 3-sized set of tips and a cable clip. That’s about it as far as accessories go, though not unexpected for $25.
Overwhelming bass was the first thing that came to mind. Not particularly bad quality bass, mind you, just really had to ignore and takes the centre of attention.
Tone accuracy ranges from “slightly off” to “completely out of whack”. Vocals seem to be relatively okay on the DT6 but I almost recoiled with disgust when saxophones kicked in.
Not going to be a recommendation for me. Interesting tech for sure but subpar implementation.
And of course, the measurements:
Full review in the coming days (mini-review in this case though, not much to talk about), which of course includes the final ranks. Patrons of my Patreon (all tiers) will get early access whenever it comes out.