Astell&Kern Pathfinder Hybrid IEM, made in USA by Campfire Audio. Campfire Andromeda and Solaris owners, your upgrade awaits. Pathfinder is very innovative and debuts some exciting new driver and design technology, developed to exceed the boundaries of previous models.
Pathfinder is a hybrid design, using new customized dual BA drivers for the highs, providing better clarity and precision. The mids use a new driver, a world's first Dual Diaphragm BA driver - Compared to a traditional BA with a single, larger diaphragm, the all-new design incorporates two chambers, each housing its own diaphragm and drive rod actuated by a single coil, resulting in a higher, more powerful output for its size than any other BA and is excellent at expressing a warmer and more natural midrange.
The Bass design is outrageous! From Solaris X's single 10mm driver, there are now Dual 10mm custom designed Dynamic Drivers mounted in a 3D printed Radial Venting Acoustic Chamber, tuned to blend perfectly with the mids. Please see the cool 3D breakaway photo for all the details.
Pathfinder even debuts a new cable design. Three cables are included, silver coated copper in a new flat braid, that resists noise and tangling. Preferring not to use adaptors, there are three cables included, one with a 2.5mm plug, 3.5mm plug and 4.4mm plug