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Shure SE110 Sound Isolating Earphone with Balanced Armature Driver (Black)

100% Positive Reviews
Rated #128 in Universal Fit


Pros: sound improvement to stock apple EMs and isolation

Cons: ? - price - maybe

As many know these are a nice upgrade and quite price conscience.  I do like the accessory pack and methods of lengthening the cable.  I use them while flying and usually wear them the entire flight (even for 20+ hours) due to their good sound isolation.  If used on a plane should get a sound attenuating patch cord adapter as these are very sensitive.  They are superb compared to the inflight offering of headsets.  They pretty much eliminate the pressure differential experienced while taking off/landing as a bonus!


I believe these are extremely neutral and do not add anything to the recording.  Some may also call these laid back (another term for neutral?).  I love them.


The one downside is I cannot use them in the office because they block out too much noise; I miss most of my phone calls and get caught up in the moment of songs sometimes.


Pros: great bass, mid,and hi custom fit

Cons: cable is short had to extension with mic

I picked these up off ebay a few weeks ago for 5 $ so my expectations were not high but to my surprise i think that i found a new pair of daily drivers, as i have said i have collected a fairly large collection of ie phones some cheap and most up words of 100 $ which is not a lot these days but i do also have that are on the mid upper in price and stats but i have to say these are most definitely by far the best 5 $ ie headphones ever lol but really they kick for the age of technology and when i checked the price on amazon i could not believe the price , as i said the sound is incredible i have tried many different types of music , they do not fail the correct sound is always there and the isolation is  best so far , as i said before the bass is great mids and hi s are all there and clear as can be bottom line if you can get em on the cheep jump on it you will be happy you did ! 


Pros: Sound Quality, Comfort, Value, Isolation

Cons: Cable length

Shure SE110

In this review i will be talking about how these IEM sound, feel, look, and their value. I will also explain the Pros and Cons of the IEM. I have had these IEM for about three years. So they have had a lot of burn in time. I listen to them about five hours a week on average. So i will discuss the Pros first then the Cons.




1. Sound Quality/Isolation- The sound quality on these IEM are absolutely fantastic. Theses are they best IEM i have ever used. I have used the Monster DNAs, Skullycandy FMJ, Skullycandy 50/50, Sennheiser IE 60, Klipsch s3, Klipsch s4, and a few others. Out of all the ones i listed and i have listened to the SE110 are the best. When you put them in with the right ear tip you can hear anything that's going on around you. Also no one hears your music either. The sound stage is amazing. You hear every single instrument by themselves but all of them blend so prefect together. I have heard someone step on a guitar pedal with these headphones. I know there not the best head phones they make but they are the best i have head so far.


2. Comfort- They come with so many different ear tips i don't know how someone could find the right fit for their ears. They are the most comfortable ones i have used. Now the Monster DNAs are a very close second, but only on comfort.


3. Value- I feel that when these IEM came out they were a great value. I bought mine on sale for $90 bucks three years ago. The DNAs are over $100 i know and they don't sound as good as the SE110 which are three or four year old models now. For the price i don't personally think any other IEM comes close that i have listened to.




My cons list is short because i can't really find anything wrong with them. The only thing is the Cable length which is personal preference. The Cable is about a foot long then it connects to an extra cable. Which is ok but would rather it be long and come with the extra cable then be to short.




If your looking for great sounding IEM for a good price look no more. I believe if you get their replacements the SE215s i don't think you will be sorry.


Pros: Inexpensive, great isolation, easy to drive

Cons: Fit could be better, foam tips wear out quickly

These were one of my first serious pairs of headphones.  I realize they're bottom of the line for Shure but they hold their own due largely to a few key points.  First, the isolation is fantastic for a universal fit IEM.  Seriously, it's good, better than anything you'll get from active NC headphones.  I know NC is a dirty word around here but I've played with a number of NC 'phones because I fly a lot but I always come back to these little IEM's because they eliminate just as much ambient noise and do it without sacrificing any sound quality.  These 'phones can be had very reasonably now days and for those on a budget looking for an excellent value, I'd recommend the SE110's all day long.  They're balanced, have great range including a full low end and I'll say it again, fantastic isolation.






Shure SE110 Sound Isolating Earphone with Balanced Armature Driver (Black)

Designed for music lovers looking to upgrade the earphones included with their MP3 players, the compact SE110 are the perfect introduction to the stunning performance of Shure earphones. Evolved from earphone technology, road-tested by pro musicians and perfected by Shure engineers, the compact SE110 deliver a rich, lifelike listening experience that's free from outside noise. Developed for the discerning music lover, balanced microspeakers deliver optimized audio for a vivid and detailed listening experience. Rediscover your favorite music, richer and more lifelike than you've ever heard it. Comfortable sound-isolating sleeves block over 90 percent of ambient noise. Combined with its compact design and a modular cable, interruptions from the outside world are minimized, enabling you to focus on your music.

Feature2-year limited manufacturer's warranty with proof of purchase
Height14 inches
Length1 inches
Weight1 pounds
Width1 inches
List Price$119.99
Material TypePlastic
Material Type Set ElementPlastic
Package Quantity1
Product GroupCE
Product Type NameHEADPHONES
TitleShure SE110 Sound Isolating Earphone with Balanced Armature Driver (Black)
Is Autographed0
Is Memorabilia0
Warranty2 years warranty
Special Featuresnv: Audio Output Connections^3.5mm stereo headphone jack | Cord^Cable Length/with Extension: 45cm/136cm | Driver Unit^Balanced MicroSpeaker | Frequency Response^22Hz – 17.5kHz | Impedance^27 Ohms | Manufacturer Warranty^2 Years | Sensitivity^113 dB SPL/mW
Product Type Subcategory2300799
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