In the end, yes: the E500s are simply the best earphones we've ever tried, and one of the best experiences we've had listening to music, period. Alas, the price tag will keep 'em firmly planted in the niche market.Read the full preview →
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I love these earphones, although sometimes they won't stay in my ears. I credit that fault entirely to the odd extra fold in my ears. They do a wonderful job of isolating sound, especially on loud public transportation. They come with many different fittings for the ear buds, so you should...Read the full review →
I do really like these headphones as they have hit my all time most used from everything I have owned. First is the comfort and Shure really hit a home run on this front. They go in and our easily and there is not much cable noise out there. I've had them in on flights across the globe and...Read the full review →
Fit: Comes with 8 (eight !!) different ear attachments. The only in-ear phones I've owned that actually stay in _both_ of my ears. Comfortable. Durability: Caught these on more than a few edges, and the phones either popped out of my ear, or the break-away extension did it's job and...Read the full review →
Pros - Stepping up from a pair of Shure E3Cs, there was a substantial improvement in bass and audio fidelity. Audio reproduction across all audio frequencies can be described as accurate, which means that Bass output is adequately powerful without being overwhelmingly "boomy" whilst...Read the full review →
Great earphones! Was blown away when I first tried them on. You need a good amplifier to pair with these to get decent sound. Or maybe I'm just poisoned by those big headphones. You will still get decent sound without any amps. These earphones give a deep punchy bass, without overpowering the...Read the full review →
From the moment you lay your eyes on the SE530, you know you’re not dealing with ordinary earphones. They don’t look like anything out there and unlike other earphones, don’t even look like they’ll fit into your ears. But as we all know, looks can be deceiving. I can comfortably say that these...Read the full review →