SE530 comfortable?
Sep 16, 2007 at 4:00 AM Thread Starter Post #1 of 12

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I got a great deal on a pair of SE530, this will be my second pair of IEM, the last pair I had was the E2C, and it wasn't comfortable at all...after that I used the PK1(very comfortable to my ear), but since I got a good deal here, I thought why not give another pair of IEM a chance.

So what should I expect in terms of comfort? Is the SE530 much more comfortable than the E2C?
 
Sep 16, 2007 at 5:06 AM Post #2 of 12

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The se530s are very comfortable. In fact they are the most comfortable IEMs I have tried.

BTW. Do you wear glasses. The se530s go around the ear and many people who wear glasses seem to find it annoying.
 
Sep 16, 2007 at 12:18 PM Post #3 of 12

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Yea, I do wear glasses
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Guess I will have to see when they arrive..thanks!
 
Sep 16, 2007 at 12:26 PM Post #5 of 12

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please let me know about that pokato. Maybe some pics if you don't mind?
 
Sep 16, 2007 at 3:02 PM Post #7 of 12

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How the cable interacts with glasses will be about the same with the SE530s as they were with your E2Cs. I wear glasses sometimes and I have had no issues with the cable going over the ears, but each person is different.

Comfort is more about the tips, especially when the cabling style is similar. I like the black olive tips with my E500s. Very comfortable that way.
 
Sep 16, 2007 at 3:13 PM Post #8 of 12

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Rest assured that the SE530 is one of the most comfortable universal IEMs on the market; they're on par with my customs.
 
Sep 16, 2007 at 3:15 PM Post #9 of 12

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Quote:

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I got a great deal on a pair of SE530, this will be my second pair of IEM, the last pair I had was the E2C, and it wasn't comfortable at all...after that I used the PK1(very comfortable to my ear), but since I got a good deal here, I thought why not give another pair of IEM a chance.

So what should I expect in terms of comfort? Is the SE530 much more comfortable than the E2C?



The E500/SE530 are a little more ergonomic form factor (lower profile inside the folds of the outsid ear), and have a narrower barrel that the foamie tip goes on. BUt some people just don't /can't use IEMs no matter what, it's a pretty major intrusion into the ear canal.
 
Sep 16, 2007 at 3:22 PM Post #10 of 12

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I have both e2c and SE530/e500. The e500s are much more comfortable. I think this is mostly because the tip you insert is much smaller than on the e2c. This also lets you get a much better seal. Also, the black foamies are said to be very comfortable.
 
Sep 16, 2007 at 3:22 PM Post #11 of 12

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Funny thing was when I first placed an IEM in my ear, it felt natural and like it was an everyday thing. That also might be because I use Q-tips everyday to clean my ears :O. Also, I don't have big ears, but I can tell I have larger than average ear canals, so maybe that's why?
 

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