Simgot EM6L In-Ear Monitor Review

The EM6L is a 5-driver hybrid in-ear monitor from Simgot. It includes a single dynamic driver and 4 balanced armature drivers and retails for approximately $109.99 on This review sample was provided to me directly from the manufacturer, Simgot, for review.

I have reviewed several Simgot products in the past with mixed opinions, but this latest set is likely my favorite of them all. The EM6L has a 5-driver configuration that is in a very lightweight 3D-Printed resin shell that is very small and easy to wear.

The protruded 2-pin connectors and cable are very light as well, and come in an attractive beige and black wire look which matches the black shells and beige-colored logos. The included cable also terminates in a standard 3.5mm stereo jack.

In addition to the cable, Simgot included a generic zipper pouch and a set of 3 pairs of tips in the box as accessories to get the user started.

Sound Impressions

The EM6L markets this as a Harman Reference Curve tuning, and for the most part they are very accurate in this statement. In a quick look at the measured frequency response versus the Harman Target, I did find they came close in the mids and treble, but doe deviate slightly in the mid-bass region, although for the better, in my opinion, with a more warm bass region.

I found the tuning to be a tad bright at times, specifically in the upper treble range, which can give some higher frequency instruments like cymbals and strings a slight peaky sharpness to them. While it's not a deal breaker, I would have preferred a slightly more muted tuning here. It was mostly an issue when I listened to some bluegrass music and jazz tracks.

The bass range has more punch than slam, as it does tend to focus more on the mid-bass than the subbass, which isn't necessarily characteristic of the Harman-Target, but that is perfectly okay for me, as I am one who wants a more balanced bass range even if it doesn't come with the dynamic and wow factor of heavy bass slam. 

The mid-range is fairly balanced, and does push vocals a bit forward, specifically female voices. The treble is on the brighter side of neutral for my ears, but the doesn't come with deal-breaking shrills. I did find sometimes that songs with potential for sibilance to come near to presenting it, but it's on the edge for the most part. This is specifically on tracks from Norah Jones in my testing.

My favorite surprise for the EM6L is its above-average to good technical capabilities. I found that the soundstage and imaging on this product to be quite good for its price range and competition, with very distinct accuracy and also a nice separation of instruments and notes. I found that there was no blobby sound and no jumbled mess that sometimes other products in this lower-tier price range can have.

Perhaps this is part of the tuning profile that gives this psychoacoustic impression, but I found the airy nature of the IEM to really stand out and give it a more open-sound than say, the Moondrop Aria. 

Final Thoughts

The EM6L is a solid addition for Simgot with a nice tuning that does lean a tad bright at times. It has good technical ability for price point and comes with a good cable, is comfortable and lightweight, and really does a good job for what you are paying for. I think this is an overall great value IEM for those who like a bit more airy and brighter sound.

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