NOBLE AUDIO LAUNCHES NEW KAISER ENCORE
A TEN-DRIVER IEM FOR THE HIGH-RES AGE
15th November 2016, Santa Barbara, USA — Noble Audio, the world’s leading high-performance in-ear monitor (IEM) specialist, has launched the Kaiser Encore, a new proprietary technology 10-driver IEM that’s built for high-resolution audio (£1,699)
The new Kaiser Encore from Noble Audio is a US-made, 10-driver design that builds on the strengths of Noble’s ground-breaking original flagship, the Kaiser 10U (K10U), which it directly replaces. The new model retains the musical essence and engaging presentation of the K10U and now introduces proprietary-Noble drivers throughout.
Kaiser Encore’s predecessor, the K10U, was Noble Audio’s most acclaimed IEM, but the introduction of Noble’s own balanced-armature drivers is set to increase performance to the next level. The proprietary drive units introduce improvements to the critical midrange, adding additional clarity whilst bringing a more neutral tonal balance. The redefined midrange integrates seamlessly with the rest of the frequency spectrum as with Noble’s other multi-driver IEMs and CIEMs (customs).
The implementation of 10 Noble Audio drivers per earpiece allows the Kaiser Encore to take full advantage of today’s high resolution music, reproducing the full frequency range, dynamics and detail. The increased clarity that the new proprietary balanced-armature drivers bring, also contributes to a larger soundstage presentation, with greater imaging accuracy and enhanced spatial representation, giving the feeling of larger, on-ear model.
The Kaiser Encore also introduces a number of aesthetic improvements over its predecessor and features Noble’s updated universal form factor and geometry. Each 10-driver piece features beautifully designed, US-made precision-machined aluminium housings, with each pair hand-assembled and matched. The two-part aluminium chassis is smaller and lighter than the previous Kaiser 10U flagship.
Sensitive enough for everyday use with smartphones, portable amps and DAPs (Digital Audio Players), the Kaiser Encore features a detachable cable with an industry standard 2-pin connection, allowing future upgrades from aftermarket cable specialists. The Kaiser Encore is available in universal form, as a custom-fit version (using acrylic) and in Noble Audio’s Prestige format (machined from exotic solid materials).
Further features include: a include a Pelican 1010 case (crush-proof carrying case); a black velvet soft pouch; 12 pairs of ear tips (four kinds in three sizes); two Noble Audio bands or amp bands; a cleaning tool; a Noble cable and an ownership card.
Notes for editors: Noble Audio Encore IEM
• New US-made model with ten proprietary drive units per side (ear)
• Designed to exploit the full potential of today’s high-resolution audio
• Updated Noble form factor and geometry featuring refined US-made precision-machined aluminium housings — smaller and lighter than predecessor
• Sensitive enough for use with smartphones and portable audio devices
• Detachable cable with industry standard 2-pin configuration, so upgradeable
• Universal-fit as standard — custom-fit available for a supplement (acrylic)
Pricing, availability and images
The £1,699 Kaiser Encore is available now from dealers or direct from nobleaudio.com