TFZ is a company that needs no introduction, but probably deserves a refresher. They burst out of the scene back in mid-2016, gaining traction over at SuperBestAudioFriends for its price-to-performance value. Nowadays they’ve diversified beyond their budget DD roots, diving into BA technology and even planars in more recent times.
TFZ’s original lineup consisted of 3 dynamic driver IEMs, conveniently named the “Series” series. Of which there was the Series 2 (or 2S), an IEM that I’ve tried before but was pretty unmemorable.
I’m assuming that the S2 Pro is a continuation of that. Let’s see how the update fares.
The S2 Pro was kindly provided by HiFiGo.
My unboxing posts are pretty much the only times I’ll ever talk about build quality, accessories and the like. I’m not really the person to ask about these things as I don’t really care about them that much.
Accessories: faux-leather case and tips.
Cable: single-wire, slightly oblong than fully-rounded. Feels sturday but it’s pretty thick and almost unwieldy.
Connection: extruded 2-pin, almost like classic UE. It’s a weird connection by today’s standards but is relatively secure.
Regular 2-pin cables still work with the S2 Pro, but it will be in a flush configuration when done so.
Build: plastic shell, feels light, nothing much to comment on.
Fit: pseudo-custom fit, not the most secure but it’ll do if I’m staying relatively still.
Isolation: below average. Will not use outdoors.
- Sounds like a generic V-shaped chifi DD IEM.
- Technicalities-wise, also average.
- I really can’t think of anything more to say, it’s a middle-of-the-road IEM that isn’t bad but isn’t good either.
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