"Tried them all and these are the absolute best!!!!"5.0 starson by jetjockgordo
Pros: That Shure makes these wonders! Thanks!
Cons: Well, yea ok, the price.
Summary: I just spent $10,000 putting a blown 1500 horsepower V12 in my 1975 Pinto. Great at smoking tires but doesn't corner, stop, or look good but wow! what an engine!
Sounds crazy doesn't it?
Well that is how I see these gems from Shure. People spend alot of money on IPods and the like just to cheap out on headphones. PEOPLE....headphones ARE the music maker! I am now a full believer that you should save to afford great headphones then buy the audio device. The E5C's are without a doubt the most amazing headphones I have ever tried and, belive me, I have tried many of them. What is really amazing is how good they sound on equipment that I thought was junk or just not great at playing music....including my IPaq cell/pda phone. Now I know better and have found audio bliss. My Bose headphones....shelved....my $500 Sony studio monitors......shelved, and every other ear bud headphone....no comparison. I am listening to them right now and with the Triple Flange tips that are comfortable and VERY noise isloating, it's just you and the music (or a low bitrate MP3. Redo time!)
I know buying a $500 IPod might be tempting but if you can't afford geting the Ipod and these E5C's then for sure, buy the E5C's first and get some audio player at a lower price until you CAN afford it. Trust me, you won't regret the money spent. PS. www.provantage.com has them for $393.00 (as of 2/28/05).