•You don’t like to wear earphones with the signal cables routed up and over your ears and behind your head (some listeners have a distinct preference for one cable-routing scheme over the other).
Ratings (relative to comparably-priced earphones)
•Tonal Balance: 7
•Frequency Extremes: 8 (Bass)/6 (Treble)
Few, if any, manufacturers have had more experience designing and building headphones than Shure. The mid-priced SE215 shows they’ve been learning from their experience. Implementing a removable and replaceable cord and including an eminently usable rugged cloth case with an earphone that retails for less than $100 demonstrates Shure’s commitment to deliver superior value. With six ear tip options, the SE215 strives to deliver an ideal fit—comfortable but with good isolation. Most users will find one of Shure’s optional tips will do the job nicely.
The Shure SE215 earphones deliver a lot of bang for slightly under $100. They’re the least expensive earphones on the market with a removable and user-replaceable cord. Combine that with Shure’s two-year warranty and you have an earphone you’ll be able to keep for a while. That’s value.
SPECS & PRICING
Shure SE215 Earphone
Accessories: Fit kit (three sizes each of two types of ear tips: flex or foam), Nylon cloth case with zipper and mini-carabiner-style clip.
Drivers: Single, dynamic (moving coil-type) MicroDrivers
Frequency response: 22 Hz - 17.5 kHz
Impedance: 20 Ohms
Sensitivity: 107 Ohms
Weight: Not specified.
Warranty: 2 years
Price: $119 MSRP, Street $99.99