Astrotec Lyra Collection 150 ohms earbuds review - expatinjapan

 


Astrotec Lyra Collection 150 ohms earbuds review
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Astrotec Lyra Collection 150 ohms earbud and Opus#2


Unboxing




Excellent and beautiful packaging



the earbuds themselves are a sight to behold. Technical and organic.


The carry box is stylish and the cable itself pure audiophile jewelry.


Build

The build of the Lyra Collection 150 ohms earbud is exquisite.
Starring a solidly built elegant housing and a remarkable copper and silver (6N single crystal copper and silver) mixed wire.








Accessories


It comes with a beautiful flip top box to transport your precious earbuds about town.


Warranty and double airplane plug etc.


An assortment of ear hooks/sharks teeth to help get a decent fit and a selection of covers.




Simply beautiful


Opus#3 and Lyra Collection 150 ohm earbud

Specifications



Astrotec Lyra Collection Limited Flagship Edition Dynamic High-Fidelity Earbuds Earphones

*via Penon Audio:  https://penonaudio.com/astrotec-lyra-collection.html?search=lyra

Description

Lyra Collection 150 Ohm can get unexpectedly relaxed nature with plenty of thrust

In the case of large thrust, the sound could be generous without distortion. High frequency loud without stimulation, mid-frequency makes the human voice more stable and solid low frequency control pop & classical easily. This is a new generation of Lyra - Lyra Collection.

Enduring collection, sincere and natural

The three generations of sediment bring a sincere voice of nature, combined with Lyra Series earbuds unique 360-degree three-dimensional surround sound cavity structure of the inherent advantages, bring generous and rich and unique hearing experience under the high resolution.

Copper ball die-casting, Labyrinth filter

The rear end of the cavity is embedded with a labyrinth filter made of high-density copper ball die-casting. There are countless irregular labyrinth fibers inside the cavity, which can effectively filter the noise and suppress the refraction caused by the sound wave in the cavity, making the sound more pure and innocent.

New wire, upgrade from core

Copper and silver 8 shares (6N single crystal copper and silver) mixed wire make the loss of sound transmission lower, more details, a more intense sense of musical atmosphere, high-frequency extension more abundant, bringing more pure black background, create a transparent generous presence.

Gentle fit and more comfortable

Food-grade shark fin eartips gently fit the ear contour, wear comfortable and stable, not easy to fall off, allowing you peace of mind to enjoy the fun of music, harvest comfortable pleasure.

Hi-Res high resolution audio certification

High-quality audio product design standards developed by JAS (Audio Society of Japan) and CEA (Consumer Electronics Association). The Hi-Res standard is designed to pursue high-quality music and soundtracks that give people a real musical element on stage or in a recording environment, a new high-quality standard that surpasses existing CD standards.

Model comparison

Lyra
Highs: Transparent
Mids: Fresh and sweet, good at female vocals
Lows: Less

Lyra Classic
Highs: Transparent and delicate
Mids: Both male and female vocals, more comprehensive
Lows: Low-frequency just right

Lyra Collection 150 ohm
Highs: Improved high frequency extension and detail performance
Mids: More density, more clear
Lows: Increase the sense of low-frequency atmosphere


Specification

150 Ohm

Brand: Astrotec
Model: Lyra Collection
Driver: 15mm Dynamic Driver
Impedance: 150 Ohm
Frequency Response: 15Hz-40000Hz
Sensitivity: 102dB/1 mW (S.P.Lat 1KHz)
Plug: 3.5mm L Plug
Cable length: 1.2M
Package

Astrotec Lyra Collection Earbuds

Echobox Explorer and Lyra Collection 150 ohm earbud

Sound


The Astrotec Lyra Collection 150 ohm earbuds ended up with 200 hours on them before commencing with this review.
An assortment of 16/44 FLAC tracks was used to divine the essence of this pricey wee bud.

The 150 ohms of the Lyra collection earbud demands a decently powered source to drive them adequately to reach their possible peak performance.

The Lyra Collection earbud is a high performer and comes across as detailed and a tad linear.
bass isn't hard hitting on these, just slightly in the background. Yet still hits where it counts.

The Lyra Collection 150 ohm is very smooth, surprisingly so.

It is a mids and treble focussed earbud.

Soundstage is expansive for an earbud. More than some in ears
Imaging and instrument placement is great.

It is easy to listen to and coherent that it is true pleasure to use.
No distortion or annoying artifacts to disturb ones listening sessions.

It is fairly well balanced, despite the lack of strong sub bass.

It presents itself as an airy earbud, with delicious mids and soaring treble.

Clarity, resolution and detail within an airy sound scape make listen sessions a blissful experience with the Lyra Collection 150 ohms.

iBasso DX200 ans Lyra Collection 150 ohm earbud

Comparisons using full bud covers. (iBasso DX200 using amp 1 to Head phone switcher box)

HE 150 ohm: 
Low Gain. Medium soundstage,  a tad bit enclosed/focussed sound stage, Good bass, medium tightness and lingering. light. Upper mids. fairly linear.
High Gain: More improvements: more full, linear and consistent.

TY Hi-Z 150S: 
Low gain.  More space, great clarity, good imaging and instrument separation. Mids are warm. good sound stage. Deep.
High Gain. Smooth, good detailing and resolution. Depth and warmth. Full bodied sounding.

Lyra Collection 150 ohm. 
Low gain. Large sound stage. deep bass, smooth and fast, good resolution.
High gain. Deeper, warmer.

Donut foams
Lyra Collection 150 ohm; High Gain: Clear and transparent resolution, detailed, great imaging, large sound stage. Hard hitting bass, lows are rich. Technical. Excellent extension in the highs.

At first the general signatures seemed a bit similar, but when i switched from rock to more detailed, slower or classical music was when the Lyra Collection really started to shine and show its technical ability and the reason for its price. It really can bring out the details and has excellent resolution and space when paired with delicate music.


Headphone switcher box for comparing and testing to get a sense of the Lyra Collection 

Price

USD$ 390.00


Shanling M3S and Lyra Collection 150 ohm earbuds

Overall

The Lyra Collection 150 ohm earbud is a stellar performer.

It has a gorgeous cable, and the packaging, presentation and accessories are top notch.

The price may cause a few potential buyers to wilt.

The sound is largely mid and treble focussed with a lot of air between them.
Sub bass is largely absent, but it has enough upper bass body to please.
The smooth and coherent presentation will satisfy most listeners as the clarity is excellent.

The soundstage is quite expansive for an earbud.

They are largely comfortable, some might find the ear hooks useful or even wearing them over ear to attain a good fit.

When playing some Beethoven and Mozart only then did I finally appreciate the finesse of these earbuds and their ability to convey nuance and express detail.

Opus#3 and Lyra Collection 150 ohm 



Thank you to Astrotec for sending head pie the Lyra Collection 150 ohm for review.



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