Rhines Custom Monitors Germany
Disclaimer: I am writing a review of the Rhines Stage 7 based on my personal impressions. I own a pair myself and was not requested to write this in any way.
Rhines Custom Monitors is a German-based company and was previously Compact monitors which split into Vision Ears and Rhines Custom Monitors currently.
The Stage 7 is supposedly tuned to reference and is the totl. It now has universal versions.
You can skip to sound impressions on the next page here.
There aren’t many reviews on this pair even now, despite it being out for more than a year. While Rhines Stage 5 has been reviewed quite extensively, the flagship Stage 7 had seemed to simply vanish.
It was my first foray into customs, without much experience yet. I only had a gut-feel that a mid-centered iem will be to my liking more than the common U or V-shaped ones. Without a universal to audition, and only trying a custom that barely fit, I decided to pull the trigger.
It was a stupid and reckless decision at that point. I guess I burnt all my luck out when things all turned out well. Too well in fact, that when I plugged in the reshelled Stage 7 and hit play, I realised it was probably one of the best mistakes I’ve made.
Sound impression on the next page