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Etymotic ER4-P
6.6 out of 10

Etymotic ER4-P

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Overall 9
9.0

Etymotic ER-4p Portable In-Ear Earphones Review

onheadphones.com
21 March 2011
  • Conclusion: The Etymotic portable in-ear earphones are great when it comes to sound quality, mixing audios and for decisive listening. The noise reduction is excellent. They are the best earphones for live listening.
  • Pros: The product exceeds in removing the surrounding noise while listening to some audio. The sound quality is as high as you would expect from them. It does not need any batteries. They can be used for any audio device.
  • Cons: The cable which comes with the earphones is not strong.
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
27 April 2008
  • Summary: For me, they are the best ever. Maybe someday i'll listen to something 'better'? Well, we'll see. PD: The Highs can bother some people with their 2k and 8-9k peaks. For me it's fine, but it's because I agree with Etymotic in their intention of tuning these that way, but you can disagree with them.
  • Pros: Speed, Detail, Bass and Treble extension, Clarity, Effortlessness, SQ in general. I love the Etymotic tuning (Subjectively)
  • Cons: The Noise Isolation is just incredibly exaggerated for casual listening (but can be good in the right moment and place), Microphonics!
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
27 April 2008
  • Summary: For a non Custom IEM that has everything in spades you cant go past his guy. Get the adapter and becomes S model and amped raises the bar again.
  • Pros: The Original & still the best
  • Cons: Tips can hurt at first because of deep insert
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
27 April 2008
  • Summary: These headphones give a great fit and outstanding isolation, the sound is very detailed and analytical, perfect if you need to work on tracks in a busy/noisy environment. However, I would not recommend them for casual listening as something like the vsonic gr07 or brainwavz b2 gives a much more...
  • Pros: Isolation is second to none, Sound is very clear and detailed, good build quality and secure fit
  • Cons: Sound is very analytical, can be uncomfortable to wear for long periods of time.
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
27 April 2008
  • Summary: Nobody's likely to steal these based on their looks alone, which are kind of stylish in a teutonic minimalist sort of way, but it's disappointing when people wearing neon pink plastic get more compliments that you. The plus, of course, is the amazing sound quality.
  • Pros: Probably the best single armature IEM
  • Cons: They're are more stylish options
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Overall 9
9.0

Expert Review

head-fi.org
27 April 2008
  • Summary: Imagine the flattest IEM that ever existed, take it and add a roll off to make it less clinical and more musical. You have the ER-4P. The ER-4P is never harsh sounding, or even clinical... I would classify it as slightly dark sounding despite what many think.
  • Pros: flat with a roll off in the treble
  • Cons: needs more treble extension
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
27 April 2008
  • Summary: I own these canalphones twice. I lost my first pair two years ago and I miss their sound so much so I bought another pair. The sound of these IEMs is very neutral and accurate yet without being analytical, the tonal balance is almost perfect.
  • Pros: Neutral tonal balance, very accurate, very detailed sound,
  • Cons: Comfort, not suitable for bass-heavy music
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
27 April 2008
  • Summary: if you own one , you just are treated with one of the most cleanest sounding earphones in this world , lacks thickness , sounds a bit thin a bit sharp , coloration , bright may be , a bit dark .
  • Pros: everything , fast accurate precise bass , cleanest mids , gr8 highs .
  • Cons: cable , heavy cable , can get uncomfortable . sounds a bit thin .
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
27 April 2008
  • Summary: I'm surprised that no review has been written about those gems! The ER 4P/S is one of the best IEMs in the market value wise. They are made to last, they isolate like no other IEM and they have a unique flat frequency response which can be easily adjusted if you have a good equalizer or an...
  • Pros: Excellent Detail, Flat Response, Great Isolation
  • Cons: ER 4S needs a powerful amp, it's hard to fit them in ear canal
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Overall 10
10

Expert Review

head-fi.org
27 April 2008
  • Summary: First impression, extreme clarity without being harsh, very bad cable design, people said ER4 lacking bass, either they are are lover of Aurisonics or they didn't get the insertion right with ER4s Even with P to S adaptor, still deliver great bass. fast, precise and great texture.
  • Pros: Clarity, Tonal balance, did I said Clarity? complete accessories out of the box
  • Cons: Worst cable ever, insertion depth has to be precise, sub-par build quality
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