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Shure SE420 Sound Isolating Earphones
6.6 out of 10

Shure SE420 Sound Isolating Earphones

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Overall 9
9.0

Shure SE420

PC Magazine
2 June 2008
  • Conclusion: Equipped with a fit kit for all ears, the SE420 blocks out noise and makes beautiful music, eschewing flat response for a stronger bass response and crisper high end.
  • Pros: High-quality audio performance. Excellent sound isolation. Excellent fit in ear.
  • Cons: "Cable thump" is intense—not ideal for gym use.
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Overall 9
9.0

Review: Shure SE420 Noise-Canceling Earbuds

Wired
6 February 2007
  • Excerpt: External-noise obliterating headphones too big for your commuter kit? These buds might be for you. Packing amazing sound into a tight package, the SE420s easily drowned out a random jackass yammering away on his cell phone so we could savor the dulcet sounds on our playlist.
  • Pros: Dual drivers deliver incredible treble, clear mids, and size-belying bass. Great design makes putting them in your ear a cinch. One of the best noise-blockers we’ve ever tested.
  • Cons: The price of a supertight fit: After a couple of hours, your ear canals feel, well, violated. Mid-cord miniplug makes them hard to wrap around your iPod.
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Overall 9
9.0

Shure SE420 Noise Isolating Headphones

Trusted Reviews
5 February 2011
  • Summary: If you can't afford Shure's E500PTH earphones, have a listen to the new SE420s.
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