Best in-ear IEM earbud headphones for $50 (KZ ZST review)

If your church uses some sort of in-ear monitor system and you’re looking for good ear bud headphones on the cheap, it’s hard to beat the KZ ZST’s. Here’s my review of them compared to the Shure SE215’s, the Shure SE425’s and the MEE Audio M6 Pro’s.

This video covers:

  1. My initial thoughts of the KZ ZST IEM headphones
  2. Do you need to buy the upgraded cable and Comply Foam tips for the KZ ZST’s?
  3. How the upgraded foam tips help with bass response
  4. The EQ of the sound the KZ ZST creates
  5. The things I didn’t like about the KZ ZST’s

Below are links to KZ ZST headphones that we reviewed, plus the other brands and models mentioned, so you research more information.


Shure SE215 –

Shure SE425 –

MEE Audio M6 Pro –

Upgraded KZ ZST cable –

Comply Foam makes great replacement tips for these and other models of in ear monitors. They make variety packs of different sizes, so you can test and see which one fits your ears best.

Comply Foam T-100 (for Shure models) –

Comply Foam T-200 (for MEE Audio) –

Comply Foam T-500 (for KZ ZST) –

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