Excerpt: Like ballistic weapons and automobiles, the basic working principle in audio equipment has largely been the same for a long time. All improvements over the past few decades have been incremental at best, especially since there hasn't been any fundamental shift in the underlying technology.
Summary: Cowon is back once again with its new EM1 Earphones. With fine finish, good audio quality and conveniently placed buttons, it is a great delight to use this device. The best thing is that unlike many other earphones, this latest offering from Cowon is very much within the budget.