Wireless (Bluetooth) in-ear audio monitor
Wireless in-ear audio monitor is a wireless Bluetooth module and the module are housed in different capsules. The AF 100W is super lightweight, yet provide at least 5 hours of playback time. And if in case you need more than 5 hours of playback, you can use a ‘Quick Charge’ option. This will have it recharged within 20 minutes. This game-changer is made for those on the move. With great studio- quality sound and a sweat-protective design.
Originally, Australian headphone specialist Audiofly launches its first Bluetooth wireless earphones. The AF100W wireless in-ear monitor is tiny and light, yet, according to the manufacturer, provides “studio quality”.
Audiofly specializes in headphones. This Australian company is also selling its products through an European website. So, the existing in-ear and ear-ear headphones are now complemented with two Bluetooth wireless earphones. We shall review the AF56W and AF100W here.
The AF56W is the wireless version of the AF56. Audiofly’s most popular ordinary earphones with 13mm dynamic drivers. The slightly more expensive AF100W is stated by the manufacturer an “entry level wireless IEM”. In other words, wireless in-ear monitor. A dual-microphone micro driver. According to the manufacturer, it provides better audio quality. Thanks for the support to aptX codec.
The Audiofly AF100W tabs weigh only 13 gram. So, you are comfortable with your ears and also thanks to the various included interchangeable eartips . Now, you can make them fit perfectly in your transition. The thin but reinforced nylon cable connects both earings. It has a block of control buttons on one side, it hang behind your head and tighten with a loop so that they fit perfectly.
You use everything with three buttons. You can use those to turn on, connect Bluetooth, control the sound level, take and end calls, flip through tracks, and turn the microphone off temporarily (mute function). Everything is clearly explained in the manual provided.
These earphones are waterproof according to the IPX-4 specifications. The small drivers with neodymium magnet have a sensitivity of 107 dB at 1 kHz. This is a dynamic range between 20 and 20 kHz and an impedance of 16 ohms. The battery lasts four to five hours and has a standby time of 200 hours. She is fully charged in one hour and ten minutes.
Audiofly delivers a sturdy carry case that safely stores the AF100W,. Also, supplies USB charging cable and possibly the additional ‘ear tips’ for on-the-go.
Wireless in-ear audio monitor performance
The AF100W is very light and comfortable. The difference between left and right is clearly indicated on the tabs. The control panel block is located on the left rear. The three keys are embossed and you can operate blindly after any exercise. The specified battery and charging times correspond to our test response.
Sound quality is of course very subjective,. But these earphones sound clear and clear. Especially, if your playback device supports the better aptX bluetooth codec. However, these earphones do not play very hard, but that is not safe at all. Basses sound very pure.
The handsfree function works well. The received phone is ready and clear. But some conversation partners noted that the sound quality on their part was not always optimal.
Much also depends on whether you are in or out of a conversation and how much wind there is. The microphone has no function to filter wind noise.
AF56W costs – € 99.99/ $ 119.34
AF100W costs- € 129.99/ $ 155.15
The Audiofly AF100W are well-fitting, easy to use wireless headset. It has a good, albeit soft sound quality. This really comes by its own as your playback device supports Bluetooth APTX better codec.