Shure SE210 Black
Venture into the world of $100+ in-ear headphones and you'll find these little cans comfortably occupy a dandy price-to-performance position. Slightly rolled-off in the uppermost highs but nicely well-behaved otherwise, the Shure SE210 is a highly efficient earphone and a perfect partner for your iPod, iPad or other portable player, plus the solid noise-blocking isolation of these in-ear earphones will leave you quite happily listening in a world of your own.
- Good bass and slightly rolled of highs make these a good contemporary music can.
- In-Ear headphones provide the best isolation of any can.
- Wide variety of tips ensure you'll find a good fit.
- Excellent array of optional accessories, especially for iPod and iPhone users.
- 2 Year Warranty
What's In The Box:
- travel case
- eartip fit kit
- cleaning tool
- extension cable
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The toughest audio products to design are those where there is a significant need to keep costs low; at some point you have to accept and carefully deal with flaws in performance and compromised build quality. Well, Shure engineers have deftly handled the demands of lower-cost product engineering to the point of producing a modestly priced pair of in ear headphones that are virtually free of any obvious faults whatsoever given their price point. We're just astonished by the price vs performance ratio of these excellent pair of in ear headphones, and highly recommend them to folks looking for a solid upgrade to their portable listening experience without suffering a major billfold blow-out.
The SE-210 have a single balanced armature design and can be ordered in black or white color schemes. They sport a highly efficient, low 26-ohm impedance for easy pairing with all portable audio players like iPods & laptop computers. The well-stocked SE210 fit kit includes three sizes (s/m/l) apiece of the silicon-flex and the squishy-foam eartips so you'll get six pairs of tips in all, a real nice plus for earphones at this entry-level price point. As always, the correct in-ear fit is critical for best earphone sound and wearing comfort. Also included in the fit kit is a 3ft detachable cable extension which can provide about a 4.5ft total cable length for the SE210. A Shure earphone travel/storage case for your road tripping is nicely provided in the box. All SE ear canal headphones carry an excellent 2-year product warranty which Shure stands behind 100%.
RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES! Once you have tried all the provided 'sampler' eartips included with the SE210 and have decided which type and size is best for you, check our Shure Parts & Accessories webpage for your desired SHURE replacement eartip sleeves.
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- Coupler Size: Small
- Warranty: 2 Years
- Connector Type: 1/8" with 1/4" adaptor
- Cord Length: 4.5 ft. (1.4 m)
- Cord Type: Straight Y
- Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Years
- Ear Coupler Type: IEM
- Headphone Type: In-Ear
- Wireless: No
- Noise Cancelling: No
- Sensitivity: 114 dB/mW
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Posted by Soaa- from Montreal, QC on 2010-03-28
Recommend Product: No
Pros: Good isolation, good bass and mids
Cons: Terrible treble (trerrible?)
Sound-wise, the bass isn't lacking at all. It's just not exaggerated as some people like it. If you take off a pair of bass cannons and put these on right away, they'll sound relatively lacking for sure.
What bugs me about these IEMs is the treble response. Not only is it rolled off really early, there's also this rather conspicuous bump at 7kHz. Right where it hurts. Because of that really apparently shortcoming, I do not recommend the SE210.
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Posted by mike561 from Missouri on 2010-03-25
Recommend Product: Yes
Pros: Good sound quality, Comfortable, Great sound isolation
Cons: Highs aren't as defined, Neither are the lows, Low-impedence AND high sensitivity
Quirks aside, these are some good headphones. Though obviously not on the level of my big rig, the fact that these resemble the big rig and isolate sound the way they do, they're the perfect portable music companion. There are better Shure models, and unless you NEED to have perfect sound quality (and even then you'll be limited by that crappy headphone output), you'll probably be better off sticking with this model.
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Posted by MGrewe from Minneapolis, MN on 2010-02-15
Recommend Product: No
Pros: Great isolation, efficient for iPod
Cons: lacks bass, uncomfortable for long listening sessions, cord makes scratching noise when rubbed
Overall, a good buy, but I would buy something more expensive next time.
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