For £90, the looks and build quality of the IT01 already separate it from its competition, but when you take a listen you might agree these iBasso earphones are so good that they will lead you to ask, “Why spend more?” Pair the IT01 with the DX200 for best results, but if you can’t swing the entry fee then at least you can feel confident that you are getting an excellent value for your money no matter what playback device you choose.
Type: Dynamic driver universal-fit earphone
Driver complement: 10mm dynamic drivers with 5µm-thick multi-layer grapheme diaphragms, loaded into dual Helmholtz enclosures.
Frequency response: 10Hz–42kHz
Impedance: 16 Ohms
Accessories: Round tin carrying case, 10 pairs of silicone rubber and 2 pairs of compressible foam ear tips (sizes XS, S, M, L), 1.2m 4-wire braided signal cables with MMCX earphone connectors and OFC conductors
Price: $99 US, £89.99
UK: DAD Ltd.
Tel: +44 (0)131 665 8439
USA: Extreme Audio USA
Tel: +1 (800) 978-2671