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Etymotic-er4pt.33333055
8.3 out of 10

Etymotic ER•4PT

Etymotic ER•4PT The Etymotic ER•4PT is a noise-isolating, Read more

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Overall 10
10

Wow.

Porl, B&H Photo
26 November 2013
  • Excerpt: My friend reccomended these to me a few years back (the HF5s) and I upgraded to these when I won tthe lottery (I kid). Insane and TRUE fidelity.
  • Pros: Comfortable, Compact, Great Sound, Lightweight
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Sound Quality, Ergonomics lacking

RL, B&H Photo
19 August 2013
  • Excerpt: I'm an acoustics professional with a pro audio background, and after much research and comparative listening, the ER-4's are the clear winner on the IEM market. The frequency balance is as close to flat as I've found in an IEM and compares favorably to my reference headphones and loudspeakers including HD650's and Focal monitors. The soundstage, isolation, and dynamics are as good as more expensive IEM's I've tried.
  • Pros: Accurate, Flat Response, Good Bass, Good Value, Great Sound
  • Cons: Unattractive Design, Uncomfortable
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Overall 10
10

Perfect In-Ear headphones !!!

f2002q, B&H Photo
2 July 2013
  • Excerpt: I purchased the Etymotic Research ER-4PT because I was going on a plane trip and I wanted the maximum passive noise isolation and the clearest sound reproduction possible. These ER-4PT headphones did not disappoint. Once in the ear, most noise, specially plane engine noise, disappeared and I could hear my music clearly.You will pay a premium for this luxury but it is well worth it since the clarity of sound is awesome.
  • Pros: Durable, Good Value, Great Sound, Lightweight, Optional Custom Ear Tips, Stylish
  • Cons: Could Be Uncomfortable, Expensive
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Overall 10
10

ER-4PT MicroPro In-Ear Stereo Headphones

Kumar, B&H Photo
28 January 2013
  • Excerpt: Most neutral and accurate IEM ever used. Use it with laptop at work and iPod. Sounds better with good lossless source.
  • Pros: Good Value, Great Sound
  • Cons: Unattractive Design
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Overall 10
10

too much professional

claudiomizii, B&H Photo
19 November 2012
  • Excerpt: very very good
  • Pros: Comfortable, Compact, Great Sound
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Overall 10
10

Immersive sound experience

Rad the Technophile, B&H Photo
9 November 2012
  • Excerpt: I lost my prized HF5's and decided to make the leap to the ER-4pt's. I am pleased with my choice. These have a more robust construction than the HR5s, which felt dainty in comparison. The sound is a little more accurate and immersive than the HR5's. I love to close my eyes and being able to visualizes the musicians playing the individual instruments rather than the coarse overview of the music that I got from every other headphones I have owned.
  • Pros: Comfortable, Compact, Durable, Great Sound
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Overall 8
8.0

#very pleased, have bought 2 sets before this and will continue to buy them.

ednun pourtahmasbi, Amazon
3 weeks ago
  • Summary: This is now my 3rd pair of these earphones. The design has not changed for many years. I purchased my first set back in 2006. They died in 2010, on to the 2nd set, then, my 3rd were bought at the end of 2014. 4 years may not seem like a long time, but I use these for 2 hours a day, 5 days a week sometimes more on the tube. That is a lot of winding and unwinding the cable. Couple of tips: 1.
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Overall 8
8.0

When I first got these I thought they sounded terrible. There was a lot of buzzing and vibration ...

Dom "Domx", Amazon
19 November 2014
  • Summary: When I first got these I thought they sounded terrible. There was a lot of buzzing and vibration sounds. I used the default earbuds and these were bought to replace old ER earphones where the cable had broken, after careful use. I liked the sound of the old ones but didn't think they were so great as I looked after them carefully but the insulation on the wires wore away quickly.
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Overall 10
10

Panic.... then bliss!!

Phil I., Amazon
14 October 2014
  • Summary: I cannot describe how dissapointed I was with these headphones for the first 10 seconds of listening! No bass, hiss, tinny, awful. What on earth could I say to the Mrs? How can I justify the cost when I felt like binning them? I groan if we spend money on anything for the house that isn't necessary - and here I am spending a small fortune on headphones that could have paid for a month's shop!
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Overall 10
10

recently from Sennheiser ( IE 8 best for bass if you like thumbing DnB music ) ...

Prof Harvey Crichton, Amazon
29 September 2014
  • Summary: All the 5 stars are right I. On my third pair and I am 44. And had so many pairs of earphones incl. recently from Sennheiser ( IE 8 best for bass if you like thumbing DnB music ) and SONY and Bose ( both good companies and well designed mid range good earphones I use as back ups. ) but if you like PURE quality of sound.....music like Classical with Bach solo violin partitias or Opera sopranos these can give you goosebumps....
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