Noble Audio is launching a new aluminium-chassis 10-driver IEM: the Kaiser 10U
aluminium (£999). Due to debut at the Rocky Mountain Audio Fest 2015 (October 2nd
– 4th) in Denver, Colorado, the K10U aluminium is a new universal-fit IEM using Noble’s
acclaimed 10-driver flagship configuration, as used in its top-performing IEMs and CIEMs.
The new K10U aluminium replaces the existing K10U and offers discerning music lovers a
stunning new design featuring a previously unused material. Of course, Noble’s aluminium
IEMs are no ordinary IEMs: they have been designed and manufactured in conjunction with
experts in California whose clients include Louis Vuitton, Dior, Marc Newson and Holly Hunt.
Despite this advanced level of engineering and construction, the new K10U aluminium will
not see any price premium over its acrylic predecessor, remaining at just £999!
The new K10U aluminium follows the success of Noble’s custom-fit 10-driver model (Kaiser
10; £1,079) and its acrylic predecessor, and is now available in high-grade aluminium with
each unit precision-made in California, USA. The K10U aluminium is beautifully finished, too:
it features a top half with a stunning gloss-red anodize and a bottom half sporting a striking
satin-finish clear anodize.
The K10U aluminium is a ten-armature low-impedance four-way design. With ten drivers
working in perfect unison, the K10U aluminium’s advanced driver array delivers a highly
coherent presentation across a wide frequency range and delivers the best-ever
performance from a portable IEM product.
The original K10U design was first conceptualised several years ago: Noble Audio’s ‘Wizard’
(audiologist and co-owner Dr. John Moulton AuD CCC-A) and Noble’s Kaiser Soze, reverted
back to their original design, using the knowledge they gained in recent years to refine and
finesse the original product.
The K10U aluminium is unchallenged at every frequency and capacity. Featuring ten drivers,
assigned to bass, midrange, mid/high, high and super-high frequencies, the K10U aluminium
delivers exceptional sound quality with a wonderful coherence across the spectrum.
Further features include a detachable two-pin cable and supplied accessories 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.
• 10 balanced-armature drivers per side
• 2 precision-tuned bass drivers; mid-frequency drivers; mid-/high-frequency drivers;
high-frequency drivers and super-high-frequency drivers
• 4-way design
• Impedance <35 ohms
• Detachable cable with industry-standard 2-pin configuration
• High-grade machined aluminium chassis, anodized finish
Pricing and availability
The K10U aluminium is available from 2nd October priced at £999