Of all the IEM brands to rock up in 2016, Oriveti were certainly one of the more sophisticated and polished. I often question why these brands decide to enter this market, it is booming without a doubt but seriously crowded. Oriveti may be new but claim deep experience in the brand and even had the answer to my questions.
“In this tough and competitive market, we feel there is still room for knowledgeable brands with new ideas to emerge. Because we understand the importance of sound, fit, comfort and reliability, we believe ORIVETI is ready to excite and impress listeners across the world.”
Can’t fault the confidence!
They flew solo last year with their hybrid Primacy model but coming into 2017 they used the feedback they got to revitalise that model releasing the New Primacy. They also bolstered the lineup with a cheaper unit, the Basic. Basic goes on their online store for $99 while New Primacy will set you back $299. They also have some UK representation with HiFi Headphones offering an RRP of £89.00 and £249.99 respectively.
Today we are going to have a look at both models so if you want to read about Basic, turn to page 2. As for New Primacy, we will be talking about that on Page 3….