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Etymotic MC-5
6.9 out of 10

Etymotic MC-5

Etymotic MC-5 The Etymotic MC-5 earphone (which retails at Read more

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Overall 8
8.0

Review: Etymotic mc5

Wired
26 May 2011
  • Pros: Simply awesome sound. Thin, Kevlar-reinforced cable doesn’t tangle easily. Uses replaceable filters to keep the wax out — tools and extra filters are included. 32dB to 42dB of isolation blocks out the horrors of the outside world.
  • Cons: Mic/remote is an extra . Rubber mushroom tips are stiff and can be uncomfortable. Not made for Gigantor-eared specimens.
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Overall 8
8.0

Etymotic Research MC5

What Hi-Fi?
30 January 2012
  • Conclusion: Leaner sound to rivals and not too bass heavy
  • Pros: Energetic sound, optional custom-fitting service
  • Cons: A little bass-light
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Overall 7
7.0

Etymotic mc5 headphones

Pocket Lint
9 July 2010
  • Conclusion: The mc5 headphones are pitched as a budget option for those not yet ready to go up to the Etymotic hf3 headphones (£130) that are just about to be released. At £55 you will get what you pay for, but for most people looking at a pair of headphones in this price bracket, these will do nicely.
  • Pros: Work with custom mouldings, sound good for vocals
  • Cons: Can't really cope with levels of bass
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