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A CLASSIC NATURE-INSPIRED DESIGN THAT DEFIES TIME
Founded by Antonio Meze, this Romanian boutique brand has always aimed at designing timeless, one-of-a-kind headphones with a spectacular natural sound. Taking inspiration from the Meze 99 Classics, the Meze 12 Classics V2 are the in-ear headphones from the same family. These earphones stand out with its eye-catching real walnut wood body paired with durable aluminium components. Meze 12 Classics V2 is natural beauty at its best, balancing elegance with durability.
JUST LIKE THE DESIGN, EVEN THE SOUND IS NATURAL AND REAL
Not just the design, but even the sound of the Meze 12 Classics V2 is natural and life-like. Meze achieves this using a copper-clad aluminium voice coil and a high-quality 6N oxygen-free copper wire which gives you a high-grade music listening experience. Rather than resorting to artificial frequencies, the drivers of the 12 Classics V2 deliver Meze's dynamic sound signature.
TITANIUM COATED HI-RES DRIVERS FOR LIFE-LIKE AUDIO IMAGING AND LOSSLESS SOUND
Meze believes that the design of an earphone should be like a great performance. The Titanium-coated driver membrane of the Meze 12 Classics V2 gives fluidity and accuracy to the audio. The 12 Classics V2 uses the dynamic driver design for lossless audio and excellent audio imaging. This helps you to listen to your music in great detail for an intimate music listening experience.
LOSE YOURSELF TO MUSIC IN PERFECT ISOLATION WITHOUT MISSING ON THE COMFORT
Music is best when it sounds natural. That's exactly the thought process which has gone into the sound and design of the Meze 12 Classics V2. These earphones are ergonomically designed to fit all kinds of ear sizes ensuring long-lasting wearing comfort. This fit is what offers effective passive noise isolation by minimizing the external noise and keeping you within the comfort of your favourite music. Just like nature, in peace with yourself, away from the chaos of the world.
|DRIVER TYPE||Titanium Coated Mylar Driver|
|SENSITIVITY||101dB (+/- 3db), 1 mW@1 kHz|
|FREQUENCY RESPONSE||16Hz - 24KHz|
|RATED INPUT POWER||5mW|
|MAXIMUM INPUT POWER||10 mW|
|WIRED CONNECTIVITY||3.5 mm Input|
|MIC & REMOTE||NA|
|CABLE TYPE||Tangle-Free Flat|
|BOX CONTENTS||1. Meze 12 Classics V2 Earphones|
|2. Case: Hard EVA Carrying Pouch|
|3. 1.2m Copper OFC|
|4. Silicone ear-tips|
|COUNTRY OF ORIGIN||China|
|IMPORTER DETAILS||Importers Name: Ferrari Video
Address: 63/18, 1st Main Road, Gandhi Nagar, Chennai - 600020
Contact No: 044-24420733
The Story Of Meze Audio
2011 marked the humble beginning of Meze Audio in Baia Mare, Romania. They started off by gaining knowledge through experimenting with materials available in the market and reaching for the perfect engineering solutions to get the sound and the feel right. After spending years in development, Meze Audio found its breakthrough in 2015 when it launched the 99 Classics. It went on to receive a number of awards and recognition and 99 classics ranked top in its categories. As of today all the headphones and earphones that are designed by Meze Audio are made in-house from the ground up, abiding by the spirit of no-compromise vision.
The Meze Audio Vision
Meze audio creates its own style of aesthetics without allowing the trend and popularity to affect its designing sensibilities and that is precisely why Meze Audio designs are timeless. Functionality and ergonomics are prioritized first, followed by the style of the product. Products at Meze Audio are designed to outlive the temporary fashion and trends so that they stay relevant for a long time. All Meze Audio products represent the value of clarity, balance and harmony. This helps the products to be classics and timeless. This is a result of the perfect blend of best-in-class technology and style along with high-grade materials and quality craftspersonship and all this is motivated by Meze Audio's passion.
Obsessed with high-standard Quality
Mezen Audio is obsessed about the sound quality and they create high-grade headphones accordingly. There are a lot of things that go into the art of creating headphones which includes high-quality materials, skilled craftspersonship and reliability. Meze Audio also makes sure that the components of the products are replaceable. All of this is to ensure that every time someone interacts with Meze Audio, they are assured with trust and quality.
The Sound that is Intriguing and Immersive
Meze Audio is very particular when it comes to sound. Their products have a vivid and immersive sound signature which is ideal for extended hours of music listening. Meze Audio has got the ergonomics right and they deliver audio clarity without harshness and freshness without fatigue. Meze Audio believes that a headphone is successful when it is able to make you forget the outside world and makes you lose yourself to music.
The Meticulous Development Process
All Meze Audio products have to go through an intense development process where each part of the product is refined. These products are designed for durability. Meze Audio undergoes lots of fine-tuning to make sure it reaches the perfect balance of sound. Each product goes through human trials and it won't be launched until it is completely ready even if it means pushing the launch deadline. Design and sound are the ultimate priority for Meze Audio. Nothing comes before the quality of the products. The products are launched only when they have cleared the perfection standards.
Team of Passionate of Diverse Individuals
Meze Audio is a team of diverse and passionate individuals including engineers, musicians and artists who have come together for their shared love for headphones. Work is a passion at Meze Audio and each product is designed with perfection as if it is made for themselves.
1 Year Warranty
Don't sweat it, this Meze - 12 Classics V2 comes with a warranty
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"MEZE has crafted an affordable set of earbuds for fans of their naturally rich sound signature.The build quality shows you how much attention MEZE puts into crafting each of their products."Read More
"Exceptional technicalities and SQ, especially for a single-DD, Excellent and straightforward fit, Exquisite build quality, Beautiful shell design, Easy-to-drive - a phone will do."Read More
"The design is excellent, the tuning mostly solid, and Meze usually supports their IEMs for a long time. That's more than you can say about a lot of offerings lately, so there's that."Read More
"This proved to be a good thing as once you start listening to your favorite music through the 12 Classics V2, you may find yourself listening longer than you intended."Read More
Silicon tips for those who want bass, Double Flange for those who want precision & don't like bass spills in to mids, Comply foam for those who don't want to live happily with these as they are too dark. Signature is quiet close to Meze 99 Classic but in an enclosed set up. I can say it's audiophile grade stuff which hits way above it's price point. I think best under 8k and nothing can beat these using correct recordings to listen with correct DAC + AMP combo means they are not forgiving for lower bitrate MP3s..but 320 & above should give you a taste of these...DSD could knock you off considering 6K only...Must Buy!!
Now HZ this is like fourth courier to me which does not mentioned by Address every time courier guy calls me for address..pls take care...rest everything is awesome...pls bring
SMSL Products in India & thanks for bringing Aune ..soon buy one \m/
These are extremely microphonic and have really poor imaging and detail retrieval. These shouldn't sell more than 2k in my honest opinion. Soundmagic E80C costs 3k and is a much better buy.
The only positive is that these look good.
Source - Tidal HiFi -> Fiio Q3
Hey Rishivanth, thanks for sharing your honest feedback, we understand it is natural of a product to be loved by one and disliked by other.
It's amazing what a micro 8mm dynamic driver can achieve with the right turning! Meze 12 classics v2 are in a league of their own.
Build - 9/10 ( the cable is microphonic. Come one meze! Get rid of this weird experience in the next iteration)
Fit and comfort - 9/10. No complaints, though I found it needing to be inserted a bit deep to feel lower frequencies.
Bass - 8/10. tastefully done. Sub bass extension is not much but definitely punchy and textured bass. Not boomy at all!
Mids - 10/10..I just cannot find any faults here! Vocals and instrument clarity is just unbelievable at this price point! It is not at all recessed even in the upper mids and hence both male and female vocals sound amazing! Mids is where these shine and you just stay here and forget other sounds.
Highs- 8/10 definitely a nice sparkle. Does not roll off like others in the same price point.
I am using it with the sony A105 and the experience is amazing ! I never had to EQ.
Conclusion: Get it for the tonality and tastefully done bass and clear mids. Soundstage may be average and it was expected, imaging is above average for the price but overall this is a great ear phone!!
PS: If you use it with a DAC / AMP you might find the upper mids being shouty and of ofcourse extended bass. You can fix it with EQ.
Thank you for such an elaborate response! We are sure it will help others to make an informed decision. Cheers & Keep the music playing!
Thank You Headphone Zone for making it Available in India.
One the best sounding Headphone considering the Price Point.
To be Honest I am not a Audiophile, but a casual listener. Writing My Review after Completing the Burn In Period.
1. Design of the Headphone is pure bliss. It is so tiny yet very durable and Strong. Nylon Covers all the Wire Part so less chances of Breaking.
2. Sound : The sound texture is smooth and soulful. Slow music, Vocal will sound great. Treble is an issue before burn in period but now it is smooth as well.
This Headphone is definitely not for BASS lovers. Don't get me wrong It has thump but not that prominent just adequate for the Song.
Clarity of Instruments is Good.
3. I already own headphone like Sound Magic E11C, KZ ZST X and BLON BL-03. Still I always find myself reaching for this one to listing.
4. I could only find 2 Cons.
A. The Wire used by MEZE is a bit of let down, as it did not block the sound made when rubbed with cloths. So you have use clips to keep the wire in place or Don't Move while listening. LOL.....
B. I would have loved it if a Mic option was provided.
Overall a Great Earphone to have in your arsenal.
So glad to know that you love them:) We look forward to serving you again. Happy listening!
It's definitely not for bassheads , the sub bass is very little which might be a deal breaker for many , other than that it has a unique sound signature which sets it apart from the plethora of chifi iems out there, the mid range is very very good and i would definitely recommend people who love mid range and hate bass to buy these and damn these look beautiful (the main reason I bought them) you can definitely flex with them and take tons of osm pics if you're into that kind of thing one more important thing is to take into consideration the unique vocal signature these have it has a intimate vocal signature which sounds very close to ears it's very prominent in some songs, sound stage is only limited to left and right not much there it has width but i think its common in this price range maybe there are other iems which do some top and front soundstage I haven't tried many so anyways its just limited to left and right the detail retrival is not top notch but u can hear some instruments very clearly and they sound lot more natural, overall if you really love mid range and want some intimate vocals(like they sound near your ears) and you are allergic to lot of bass and want a natural sounding iem to listen to long period of time which also has stunning look go for it
We thank you for this lovely review & we are glad you are enjoying it! Keep the music playing.
The Meze 12 classics are some of the best earphones you can buy at the price point. A lot of reviews said they sounded like the 99 classics which is my personal favourite. So I decided to go for them and they did not disappoint.
Everything just sounds natural. Clarity in the midrange is just too good. There was something about the bass in the 99 classics that made the sound enjoyable. Thankfully the 12 classics retains the sound signature though the bass on the 99 classics was slightly looser. Voices are clear and instrument separation is good. The build quality and comfort are top notch.
First when i received it i was.stunned by its looks.
Then after burn in i listened it in mobile i couldn't get the level.
But the game changed while using it with Laptop.
Try with hp laps tuned by B&O.
The sound clarity and the output was top notch.
Great to know you had a great shopping experience Arvindraj, thank you for the delightful review & ratings. Cheers!
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