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Etymotic-hf5.33283852
7.0 out of 10

Etymotic HF5

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Reviews and Problems with Etymotic HF5

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Overall 4
4.0

Disappointed

Mr R D Bishop, Amazon
6 December 2013
  • Summary: I have owned these earphones for just a week and I have to say I'm disappointed. Yes they sound good - but no better than my previous earphones (Sound Magic E10 - at a third of the price). They are also considerably less comfortable because to get a balanced sound which is not bass-light you have to have use the triple flange silcon eartips pushed deep into your ear.
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Overall 4
4.0

Good Isolation but the remote doesn't work with Iphone 4s + ios 6

Delmar Clovis Denzim Debus, Amazon
11 September 2013
  • Summary: It has a supperb isolation, but it's remote doesn't work in my iphone 4S. I have upgraded to IOS 6, but it didn't work in IOS5 either. And no, there's no lint inside the headphone jack. When you plug it in the iphone, there's no music playing, but once you press any button in the remote, the volume goes all the way up, almost to the point to let you deaf. Take special care with that.
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Overall 4
4.0

Rubbish for the price

Federico Sauro, Amazon
15 August 2013
  • Summary: These headphones are uncomfortable to say the least: the package provides different earplugs, but none of them feel good. When you put these on, you basically spend all the time trying to adjust the plugs in order not to feel pain and to hear decently. Yeah, because not only they are painful to wear, but also they don't have a good quality sound. Basses in particular are weak. The 20 pounds Sennheiser CX200 do sound far better. Avoid this product at all costs.
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Overall 4
4.0

jury out

seagull, Amazon
21 July 2013
  • Summary: had these for about a month then the left speaker stopped working for some reason the sound was very good
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Overall 4
4.0

Poor QA and flimsy

Technomad, Amazon
3 December 2012
  • Summary: Firstly, I have no complaint whatsoever about the sound quality of any Etymotic product I've owned. The only problem is that I don't own them for long enough - having been through three pairs of ER-6i phones due to them failing and/or falling apart, I'm about to be on my third pair of HF5s - the first pair I had for 6 weeks before the rubber-cased cable distintegrated; the second, warranty replacement pair, were DOA in the right earpiece and I'm now waiting for their...
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Overall 4
4.0

Not at all what i expected from etymotic.

The Lost Golfer, Amazon
20 July 2010
  • Summary: Coming from a huge fan of etymotic, my er4p are in my opinion the greatest earphones in the world nothing comes close to their razor sharp clarity and detail,perfect bass perfect mids and treble to die for,even my 6i is a wonderful little performer so i was quite excited to be getting the hf5,but nothing prepared me for the utter disappointment i got.
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Overall 4
4.0

Confusing "subtle" with "none"

B. Witham, Amazon
16 July 2009
  • Summary: Many descriptions of Etymotic earphones describe the bass as "subtle". No. Bass is bass, and a light tap where the bass should be is not bass. I'm not a bass head - but I want the bass to be there along with the mids and highs. The mids and highs are certainly presented with clarity and analytical fervour, but there is no low frequency response which comes anywhere near to representing the true sound of bass guitar or double bass.
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Overall 4
4.0

Leider nicht für Jeder

Glz, Amazon
27 November 2014
  • Summary: Als Hintergrund kann ich sagen, ich bin Musiker (Schlagzeug/Gitarre) und seit 20 Jahre höre ich Musik jeden Tag, auf dem Weg, zu Hause, Bandprobe, überall. Ich war auf die suche für hoch-qualitativ In-Ear Kopfhörer. Früher hatte ich immer on-ear benutzt aber wegen Tragfähigkeit habe ich seit ein Paar Jahre mit in-ears angefangen.
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Overall 4
4.0

Meckern auf oberstem Niveau

-z-w-i-e-l-i-c-h-t-, Amazon
22 September 2013
  • Summary: Dies sind nun schon die dritten Etymotic Hörer die ich mir gekauft habe, die zwei Sterne die ich den Hörern gebe sind ein kleiner Ausdruck der mich befallender frustrierung . Die Hörer von Etymotic spielen in einer eigenen Liga und deshalb sind zwei Sterne in der Liga für Etimotic ungefähr so wie 0,02 Sterne für Sony, Shure und möchtegern HiFi Bose Hörern. Ich bin etwas über die Abmaße der Hörer enttäuscht.
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Overall 4
4.0

User Review

Иванов Вася, Yandex
18 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Звук хороший но отдавать за эти наушники больше 100$ неоправданно.
  • Pros: Плюсы микрофон для iPhone, арматурный звук.
  • Cons: Смысла этой модели не вижу, наушники при прямом сравнении звучат на порядок хуже нежели etymotic ER-4P, а стоят в магазинах 200$ . Главный минус это провод, выходит из строя за год, и он не сменный, если четвёрки покупаются осознанно один раз и на всю жизнь и денег потраченных не жалко то тут не понятно кто будет потребителем этих наушников. Хотя фирма одна из лучших по IEM'ам, на мой взгляд даже ue triple 11 не дотягивают по мониторности до четверок.
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