“ These were my first real earphones, and I bought them entirely because they'd been spreading like a plague on a forum I used. Upon first hearing them I was disappointed, but over time they grew on me, and until upgrading to the ER4, they were a firm favourite. Some of my friends couldn't get the fuss, nor understand why anybody would spend a hundred bucks on iPod earphones, but then again...” --BBBS
The Westone ES50, designed by musicians for musicians, is the premium in-ear monitor for live stage performances or for the serious audiophile. The ES50’s purity of sound penetrates your entire being; five masterfully tuned balanced armature drivers satisfy even the most critical ear. The proprietary flex-canal body makes this and all ES musicians’ monitors the most comfortable...
“ Before I start my review, I would like to Thank Westone for providing me with UM56 review sample (while audiologist impressions were covered by me) in exchange for my honest opinion. http://www.westoneaudio.com/index.php/products/custom-series/um56.html As I have mentioned in most of my IEM reviews, eartips selection plays the most crucial role in getting the best sound out of your...” --twister6
“ First off let me preface by stating that I bought these on a whim. I had read many things about Etymotic's penchant for accurate reproduction. The initial impressions I got from these were a mixed bag. First off, I love the isolation factor, putting these on in the middle of a crowded communal area was like stepping into a library. I tried the various silicone...” --Exarch
Limited Time Offer (FREE Monitor Vault) Custom tuned to provide the true Westone sound signature in a universal fit, the UM2 is so refined your stage sound will never be the same. Stepping into Westone's UM2 is a jump for those looking to experience the expertly balanced dual-driver balanced armature technology and tap into the level changing performance that only a professional grade...
Built to the highest professional standards, the UM2 features dual-balanced armature drivers with a passive crossover. Using the same technology as our custom ES2, the UM2 is the earpiece of choice for performers desiring high-end Westone sound quality at an affordable price. The comfortable ComplyTM foam tips allow for extended use without fatigue. Providing up to 25 dB of ambient noise...
“I bought these as an upgrade from the W3, which while extremely fun, I soon became disappointed in, due to mid bass bleed into the midrange. This caused vocals to become too chesty and distortion rock guitar notes too rounded instead of hard edged. Enter the W4. Fit and Isolation: Westone 4 is extremely comfortable. I love their size and weight. They only...” --shotgunshane
“ Disclaimer I bought these about 3 years ago, used them a lot and got to "know" them well. The (sort of a) good thing is: They still perform as good as they did when I first tried them on. But that was not too good. Back then I felt disenchanted: they somehow sounded unimpressive, which left me confused. I mean, I based my decision to buy the most expensive earphones I had ever owned solely...” --Checkbox G
“To keep it short..try him with a cowon d2., another neutral sounding source..u will be surprised how it sounds” --hifimanrookie
“ I loved these buds to bits, they were the perfect everyday headphone. Small and light and comfortable and barely protruded past the outside of your ears. I like the fact that no one can really see them easily.. Very handy and they were well suited for running. I miss mine, unfortunately they broke when someone stepped on the cord whilst I was walking.. So sad about that still. ” --jcotteri