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Shure SE420 Sound Isolating Earphones
6.8 out of 10

Shure SE420 Sound Isolating Earphones

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Overall 8
8.0

Shure SE420 Sound Isolating Earphones

ThomasTrudeau, Rate it all!
23 November 2008
  • Summary: Exceeded my expectations and they were quite high. I couldn't be more pleased my next step up the Shure ladder will be the 530's.
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Overall 8
8.0

Shure SE420 Sound Isolating Earphones

Anonymous3119, Rate it all!
17 November 2008
  • Summary: I gave up on the Bose Quiet Comfort 2 after having 3 pairs break. I had read several positive professional and user reviews regarding Shure earphones and decided to give the SE420 a try. I have used them for about 3 months now in the office and on airplanes, including long-haul flights.
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Overall 8
8.0

Shure SE420 Sound Isolating Earphones

L.Topper, Rate it all!
27 September 2008
  • Summary: These Shure earphones have two drivers in them. They sound very good. They are full and rich everywhere, but just a little lighter in the bass department. For more bass, get the Shure 530 which has three drivers: one treble and two bass drivers.
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Overall 4
4.0

Shure SE420 Sound Isolating Earphones

MyronR.GroverJ r., Rate it all!
30 August 2008
  • Summary: In a nut shell, the ear phones did not fit comfortably in my ear canals. I could never be sure I was getting all the bass response they were supposed to deliver. I'm sure they will be great if they will fit in your ear canals.
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Overall 10
10

Shure SE420 Sound Isolating Earphones

Rory6990, Rate it all!
9 August 2008
  • Summary: I am a production sound mixer and absolutely love these. It's important for me to hear only what I'm mixing and no external noise or any "enhanced" frequencies that aren't going to the recorder. These sound very transparent and do a great job at sealing out external noise.
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Overall 6
6.0

brilliant but break easily

zej, Amazon
13 December 2010
  • Summary: agree with all reviews above - excellent sound etc. however both the extension cord and the cord to the right earphone broke within a year. heard similar things about sure's before so maybe worth looking into other options if you're not likely to treat them well
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Overall 8
8.0

Almost the best...

D. Blackman "D Blackman", Amazon
17 November 2010
  • Summary: A very nice pair of earphones, but not *quite* good enough for what I want Good points: Erie noise isolation - I couldn't believe how much external noise these 'phones cut out - to be honest I can't quite see how they achieve it.
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Overall 10
10

Perfect

A. H. Letto "A Letto", Amazon
14 January 2010
  • Summary: These earphones were to replace an old pair of Shure earphones that I left by mistake on an airplane. I had been looking at other makes, but knew what to expect with Shure. I can wear these for hours without them falling out or making my ears ache and the sound isolation is so good that I can just...
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Overall 10
10

Shure 420 Headphones - Excellent

Dan, Amazon
26 December 2009
  • Summary: By any measure, these are expensive headphones, but they do sound incredible, with a very full, clear, concise and immediately responsive sound, and great sound isolation. In case you're worried, let me say now that you can definitely hear the difference in quality - they're unlike anything I'd...
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Overall 8
8.0

alright..

S. Ahn, Amazon
6 September 2009
  • Summary: Solid build; you can feel the quality. wide range of good durable earbuds sound quality feels good but untrained ears like mine probably won't fully appreciate it. Bass is weaker than hoped, so not the best for pop n rock but its just amazing for classical/instrumental quite pricey but if you...
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