Search This Blog

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

NuForce Primo 8: Aesthetics


Since its establishment in 2005, NuForce of USA has been building a great reputation as an audiophile equipment manufacturer by offering a wide range of products, from a high-end Class-D amplifier to a small portable speaker. And in March of 2014, order to accommodate the specific needs of the audiophiles who rather prefer portability, the Californian company finally launches its first multi-balanced armature transducer driven IEM, Primo 8.

Not to mention its quad-driver configuration, according to the manufacturer, Primo 8 comes with two key innovations: A special patent-pending cross-over network design, which offers phase coherence throughout the frequency spectrum, and a multi-layered star shaped Litz cable joined with a MMCX connector.


Primo 8 comes with a good amount of accessories, including a carrying case, an airplane adapter, a 1/4' plug, and ear sleeves with different sizes.

The Unit

Aesthetics wise, there really isn't a room to complain. Although the MMCX connection should come very handy for audio cable enthusiasts, I still do feel like the joint could have been little tighter to prevent durability issue, which is a common problem for these particular connectors.

Continued to General analysis


  1. Looking forward to seeing the general analysis for these. :)

  2. Looking forward to see rin replying in the chatroom

  3. Glad to see new posts Rin. Sorry to bombard you, but would love to chat about some earphones if you have time. I messages you on the hf forum...