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Shure E2C Go or No Go?

Poll Results: E2C Shure Y Not?

 
  • 75% (3)
    Go for it!
  • 25% (1)
    Don't do it!
  • 0% (0)
    Get something else which I will tell you in this thread!
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post #1 of 6
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I'm thinking of grabbing the E2C's for portable audio goodness while away from the monitor and PC. Yes, No, get other? Please tell me how to spend my precious $$$$$$$$$$$$$
 
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post #2 of 6
I'm using these myself, and I can definately recommend you to get them. The sound is very clear, the low-frequencies have enough volume. The placement of the instruments is fantastic, yet it keeps the harmony in the total sound.

Pros:
Great sound
Cable length
Holster for safe-keeping
Changeable earplugs

Cons:
The changeable earplugs that you get with the package are for the E3, E4 and E5, not the E2, so you will have to ask for those. Usually you have to pay for them, but if you contact shure or your dealer, you'll get them for free.

Edit:

I'm mostly using them with my Cowon D2 mediaplayer, but often I'm using them with my laptop as well. Haven't tried them with my hifi setup, simply cause I'm using the Beyerdynamic DT880 for that.
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post #3 of 6
I found the E2Cs to be very lacking in bass. The upper end and mid range sound nice, but it all fizzles away the lower you go.

The ONLY low end IEM I've heard that has decent bass is my V-Moda Vibes. They're not quite as crisp and analytical as the Shures, but they sound damn good and I think they're more fun to listen to.
post #4 of 6
After I've let my set tune itself for 36hours I must say that the bass was clear, yet had enough volume. Haven't come across limitation so far in the low-frequency range, (at least not with good quality audio).
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post #5 of 6
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Ok, I'm going to grab a pair of E2C's tomorrow. I've seen the v-moda vibes at an apple store though but I've long been curious about the shures Thanks for the advice guys!
 
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post #6 of 6
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Originally Posted by mirage. View Post
Ok, I'm going to grab a pair of E2C's tomorrow. I've seen the v-moda vibes at an apple store though but I've long been curious about the shures Thanks for the advice guys!
I just got the Shure SE530 and love them, but I've never heard any of the other models. Let me know what you think!
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