Noble PR IEM

I find myself in the enviable position of having way too much gear to review at the moment thanks to a couple of purchases (Mr Speakers Mad Dogs and Shure SE846s) in addition to being included on some product tours for IEMs such as the Audiofly AF180s and these Noble PRs. I also have an upcoming review of the very interesting FIDUE A83s. For that reason I’m going to keep this review brief in words, but hopefully heavy on meaningful content. So here we go…

Overview

The Noble PR is one of 2 IEM models from Noble that include a switch on the IEM body that allows you to change the signature of the IEM on the fly. In the case of the PR, the options are a “Pure” sound (P) or a “Reference” sound (R). This is a first (as far as I know) because it is essentially two IEMs in one. For more detail, please take a look at the Noble website and while you’re there, do your eyes a favour and take a look at the “Wizard” range of universals – they are strikingly beautiful one-off, unique IEM designs that are incredibly affordable as a great sounding piece of artwork!

The only other specs I want to provide here are that these IEMs have two distinct impedances – approximately 240 ohm or 30 ohm depending on the mode.

By the way, before I continue I’d like to say thank you to Noble and Head-Fi’er, d marc0, for arranging this tour!! It’s a great initiative in the community to get people experiencing and talking about gear they might not otherwise try. Playing with the PRs has certainly got me very interested in Noble’s other products thanks to the great build quality and execution of the PR.

To read this review please head over to the new Passion for Sound site. It’s sexier and there’s lots of great new content too.

 

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5 comments on “Noble PR IEM

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  2. Very nice and thorough review

    I really wanted to try these , but being short on cash and already having (and enjoying immensely) the RE-272 which as you say have 90% of the PR powers, i can feel ok for not getting these babies (plus they cost 3 times the money the 272 cost)

    • Yes. I really like the Noble products, and have just ordered one of their other models for myself, but personally would stick with the RE-272 if you like that because the PR is a little too light in the bass to be completely natural sounding in my opinion whereas the RE-272 has just enough bass.

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