Etymotics MC3 vs Shure se215 vs Klipsch S4i (II) vs JAYS a-JAYS Four
May 25, 2013 at 11:36 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 2

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I'm looking for new IEM.
 
My music preferences are fairly eclectic, from early NYC Punk (Television, Voidiods, Pati Smith and Ramones) to early Jazz (Parker, Monk, et al).
 
I want something fairly durable—leading to a leaning towards flat cables—as I use my earphones daily for commuting.
 
I need something with a mic as I use my IEM for work for Skyping with co-workers regularly.
 
I've narrowed it down to the following Single Dynamic MicroDriver IEMs: 
  1. Etymotics MC3
  2. Shure se215 (these may come off the list since they require a $50 cable to add a mic, and there are better head phones in the $150 price range)
  3. Klipsch S4i (II)
  4. JAYS a-JAYS Four (concerned about the company being in Sweden if I need a repair—I'm in the US).
 
Jul 16, 2013 at 10:59 AM Post #2 of 2

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They are all good IEM for the price! It all depends on what type of music that you're listening to, all rounder I prefer SE215. However, S4i might be a great buy too! But the a-jays four might have a competitor such as Sennheiser CX-300-II which you might want to consider. Or Else etymotics will be the winner.
 

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