We have teamed up with the clever folks from Meze Audio to bring you an exciting competition and a chance to win RAI Penta universal-fit in-ear monitors worth £949.
Alan Sircom reviewed the excellent (and now Editor’s Choice-winning) Meze RAI Penta in Hi‑Fi+ issue #181 (pages 75-78) where he wrote, “The Penta features five drivers in its equally elegant anodised aluminium body. The Penta is a hybrid design, too, featuring four balanced armature drivers with one dynamic driver. In effect, that means the dynamic driver does the heavy lifting, with the balanced armatures filling in key points in the upper registers.”
He went on to say, “In fitting, the RAI Penta does sit a little proud of the concha, but is nonetheless extremely comfortable and needs to do so because of the MMCX connector and the two ports, one of which is called the Pressure Equalization System (PES). PES is drilled in a distinct, tiny Y-shaped pattern to control the airflow and hence the internal pressure around the drivers. This is flanked by three even smaller holes that act as ports for the driver sound tube/dampening system.”
He concluded the review by saying, “The more I listened to the Meze RAI Penta, the more I wanted to listen to music, which is perhaps the best praise you can make of an audio component….(it has an) easy, unforced accuracy, coupled with excellent bass and imaging that is more out of the head than it is inside, all add up to an in-ear monitor that’s hard to beat for the long game of listening.”
How many drivers does the Meze RAI Penta have?
To answer, please visit the Meze Audio dedicated competition page at https://mezeaudio.com/pages/hifi-plus-competition
Alternatively, send your answer on a postcard (including your name, address, and contact details) to MEZE AUDIO, Attn.: Marketing (Competition), Iuliu Maniu str., nr. 38, 1st floor, ap. 2, Baia Mare, 430131, Romania
The competition will run from March 31st 2020 until June 4th 2020. The competition is open to everyone, but multiple, automated or bulk entries will be disqualified. The winner will be chosen at random from all valid entries, will be contacted via email (where possible) and their name will be published in the magazine. The Editor’s decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. Absolute Multimedia (UK) Ltd. is compliant with the Data Protection Act and UK laws apply. Our policy is such that we will not pass on your details to any third party without your prior consent.