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Etymotic Research MC2 Earphones

by: Etymotic Research

Excellent in-ear headset + mic with pristine audio performance from the original inventors of audiophile in-ear monitor [IEM] headphones. Expect clear-as-day musical detail plus almost -40dB of noise-blocking isolation, meaning these little wonders will completely shut-out the world around you for maximum listening privacy even in the noisiest settings, like subway commuting or airline travel. Emphasis on extra-clean mids/highs clarity ideal for maximum voice/speech intelligibility. On-cord remote controls skip/pause music and accept/end telephone calls. Fully compatible with nearly all smartphones.

What We Think:
The Etymotic MC2 cord neatly extends about 4ft and terminates in an angled gold-plated 3.5mm mini-plug jack ideal for connectivity into most audio devices and smartphones. The MC2 remote and mic are supported by almost all modern smartphones. Four different types of 'universal fit' eartip sleeve types & sizes are included in the MC2 box; definitely try them all for the best possible in-ear fit and sound quality. As a very cool extra, optional audiologist-customized in-ear molds for are easily available via Etymotic after MC2 purchase; any customer purchasing an Etymotic product can register their product at After registering, you can print a voucher from the Etymotic site, then schedule an appointment with an audiologist in the Etymotic network (which can be located through the Etymotic website by entering your zip code). You'll then take the voucher to the audiologist appointment, the audiologist will take impressions of your ears and send the impressions -- along with the voucher -- to the Ety labs. Customer pays nothing to the audiologist; the lab will contact you for credit card payment (for $100 -- a great deal!); the lab then produces the molds and ships them to the customer with the lab compensating the audiologist. It's a really easy way to get into 'master-level' sound quality performance and great wearing comfort at a very reasonable expense.


  • Driver Type: Moving Coil
  • Impedance @ 1kHz: 16 ohms
  • Sensitivity: 120 dB SPL/V
  • THD+N:
  • Isolation: -18dB ~ -32dB
  • Connector Type: 3.5mm (1/8")
  • Cable Length: 4 ft.
  • Cable Style: Straight Y
  • Weight: 1 oz.
  • Manufacturer Warranty: 2 year

Product Features:

  • Superb mobile music fidelity from the original audiophile in-ear inventors
  • Excellent call quality with close-proximity mic featuring off-axis noise rejection
  • Near-total 'earplug-like' noise isolation for maximum listening privacy
  • Full music, player and call control via on-cord remote button
  • 2-year Etymotic Research manufacturer's warranty
Whats In The Box:
  • 4 types of proprietary eartips - silicone, foam and hybrid
  • Accu-filter wax earpiece filters
  • Storage / travel pouch
  • Filter removal tool

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Category: 50-100, android, etymotic-research, Headset, in-ear, microphone, travel

Type: Headphones

Etymotic Research MC2 Earphones has a rating of 1.0 stars based on 2 reviews.