Oriveti OD200 Review: For The Hardcore

Oriveti OD200 Review: For The Hardcore

Although there are too many earphone brands I like, Oriveti is one of those I’ve been appreciating since the earlier days of my audiophile hobby. Oriveti is an IEM/cable manufacturer that debuted with the Primacy and has been releasing well-appreciated IEMs such as OH300, OH500, and the pre-flagship OV800.


Oriveti recently released a new family of earphone products varying in pricing, from affordable to flagship level. Today we’ll be reviewing one of Oriveti’s entry products, the OD200. The OD200 uses a single dynamic driver and is priced at $199.


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Packaging & Accessories

The OD200 comes in a clean packaging box including 3 sets of modular plugs, 3 pairs of wide bore tips, 3 pairs of narrow bore tips, 3 pairs of silicone tips, 2 pairs of tuning nozzles, a carrying case, and a cleaning tool. The included case is made of genuine leather with smooth padding on the inside with the right size that would appropriately fit the earphones.       


Full Metal Earpieces

Unlike the upper models, the OD200 uses a full metal housing coated with a British Racing Green color. The brushed surface with a clean CNC finish gives the earpieces a nice smooth texture. Earpieces are made of aluminum which makes them quite light despite having a metal chassis. The wearing experience is very nice due to the ergonomic shape these have.  


The OD200 uses a proprietary beryllium-coated 9.8mm dynamic driver, which Oriveti claims to be using a patent-pending DND design, or Dedicated Airflow Distribution design. DND design has to do with controlling the internal airflow and vent system that shapes the sound signature and performance of OD200.   


Another feature of OD200 is the exchangeable nozzle that alters the tone and bass quantity. Oriveti provides a pair of tuning nozzles other than the stock nozzles. The effects of changing the nozzles are noticeable yet natural. It would’ve been interesting to see one or two additional nozzles for further tuning options, though it’s still fair as the OD200 itself is well-tuned (which we’ll be discussing soon!)      


Modular Stock Cable

The stock cable is versatile in usability. Apart from the wires being very light and soft, Oriveti offers three modular plugs that can be swapped to 2.5mm, 3.5mm, or 4.4mm. The plugs are light in weight and have a wooden finish on the surface that matches nicely with the earpiece design. The stock cable is comprised of 8 wires with standard 2pin connectors.  


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