Shure SE310 Black
In a category as crowded as this it's not easy to stand out, but the crystal clear sound, elegant styling, top-notch ergonomics, wide variety of accessories, and world class build quality certainly make this an outstanding choice for most listeners. The Shure SE310 is a very efficient in ear headphone and a perfect partner for your iPod or other portable player, and the isolation of these earphones will leave you quite happy in a world of your own.
- Clear and controlled, with solid performance from bass to treble.
- Ear canal 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.
What's In The Box:
- travel case
- eartip fit kit
- cleaning tool
- extension cable
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Shure's offering in mid-priced in ear headphones shows a level of technological prowess and market understanding that can only signal the end of the beginning for in ear headphones. These little SE310s are evidence that the market for very small, high-performance in ear headphones is real and is beginning to deliver a level of across-the-board performance that makes for a popular and long-lived category of product. Too much weight for one little pair of cans that you could wrap your fist around to bear? Possibly, but we just can't get past the fact that the SE310 is pretty much the perfect balance of everything we've hoped for in a mid-priced earphone for the past 17 years. Believe us, your iPod is lonely for a pair of SE310s.
A compact single-microdriver armature construction allows for a slim-profile in-ear fit for most SE310 wearers. For listeners seeking customized ear molds for utmost earphone sound quality and comfort, Shure recommends contacting Sensaphonics for all ear impression molds. The SE310s sport a highly efficient 28-ohm impedance for easy pairing with all portable audio players like Mp3 players, iPods, and laptops. The excellent SE310 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, an excellent tip array helpful in achieving the correct in-ear seal. As always, the proper in-ear fit is critical for best in-ear sound and wearing comfort. Also included in the fit kit is a 3-ft modular cable extension which can provide about a 4.5-ft total cable length for the SE310. A Shure earphone carrying/storage case for your travels is nicely provided in the box. All SE in ear headphones carry an excellent 2-year product warranty, which Shure stands behind 100%. RECOMMENDED ACCESSORIES: The highly useful SHURE 'PTH' Adaptor ("Push-to-Hear") cable is available for this model or any other 3.5mm (1/8") connection earphone as a separate accessory: Call our Sales team for a HeadRoom 'package combo' discount on the PTH device when bundling it with any Shure earphone! Once you have tried all the provided 'sampler' eartips included with the SE310 and have decided which type and size is best for you, check our Shure Parts & Accessories webpage for your desired SHURE replacement eartip sleeves.
Call HeadRoom at 800.828.8184 for current pricing info on Shure products, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org HeadRoom is a 100% SHURE-Authorized Headphone Dealer. Your complete manufacturer's warranty coverage remains intact with all purchases. Always purchase your SHURE headphones from true factory-authorized dealers. Remember to keep the SE310 receipt showing purchase via an authorized dealer--like HeadRoom!--in order to maintain fully intact Shure 2-year free warranty coverage.
- Coupler Size: Small
- Warranty: 2 Years
- Connector Type: 1/8" with 1/4" adaptor
- Cord Length: 4.5 ft. (1.4 m)
- Manufacturer Warranty: 2 Years
- Ear Coupler Type: IEM
- Headphone Type: In-Ear
- Wireless: No
- Noise Cancelling: No
- Sensitivity: 111 dB/mW
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Posted by BarryL from New York on 2010-02-15
Recommend Product: No
Pros: ergonomics and fit
Cons: did not have the clarity I was looking for
A quality earphone, but not one fit for what I was expecting. I also found it to be expensive for what you get. But I feel that many others would be happy with this sound quality, especially if they don't do any other side-by-side comparisons.
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Posted by A HeadRoom Fan on 2010-01-27
Recommend Product: Yes
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