Its said there is a direct relationship between how much you spend and the quality of the ear phones. With that in mind, some people will go to all lengths to make sure that the sound is perfect. Sometimes you may need high quality ear-buds depending on what you do for a living. Some of the companies featured supply headphones and audio equipment to professional sound artists.
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Sony MDR EX1000
16mm driver units with thin and lightweight magnesium alloy housing, and diaphragm which utilizes Liquid Crystal Polymer Film. Prevents unnecessary vibration and produces smooth bass response, clear and highly accurate sound ( between 3 – 30,000HZ).
Sensitivity of 108dB.
Sony’s XBA-4iP headphones have a ‘Made in Japan’ Quad Balanced Armature Drivers with Woofer, Tweeter and Super Woofer units to deliver a rich expression across all sound frequencies, from profound bass to detailed high frequency sound.
Double Layered Housing provides Noise Isolation while an in-line remote allows you to control the volume.
Sensitivity of 108dB .
The Bose MEi2 is designed for music, calls and iPhone, iPod control includes built-in microphone, answer and end button, in-line 3-button remote. Re-engineered from the inside out, they feature an enhanced acoustic design that helps music sound smoother and more natural.
Etymotic invented noise-isolating, in-ear earphones. Etymotic’s original insert earphone design, developed for auditory research and medical diagnostics, used balanced armature receivers and established these speakers as the gold standard for high-definition, in-ear earphones.
The ER4 MicroPro series earphones were the first earphones commercialized using this technology and are recognized as the world leader in response accuracy, to which all other earphones are compared.
Maximum Output 122dB.
Etymotic makes the world’s most accurate noise-isolating headsets and earphones in all price categories making the Etymotic MC Series is the best-in-class performance headphones under $100.
The pinnacle of the Westone Series, the quad-driver Westone 4 earphone takes your listening experience to an entirely different level in superior comfort. An in-line Volume controls, Four balanced armature drivers and a three-way crossover network deliver breathtaking clarity and realism.
With a sensitivity of 118 dB.
Gunmetal-blue housing, shapeable ear loops, tangle-resistant cord and the perfect fit that made Ultimate Ears famous. Compatible with most portable music players or any device with a std 3.5 mm jack.
Three armature speakers in each ear have made this high performance headphones, popular with artists.
Sensitivity of 117dB.
Specifically tuned for extra bass and equipped with a microphone and on-cord controls that give you call management and music control with ease. Ultimate Ears 350vi Noise Isolating headphones are compatible with most portable music players or any device with a std 3.5 mm jack.
At just 3 grams, few headphones weigh less. The AKG 350′s deliver highly accurate, high-output sound that few headphones can match – at any weight. Ideal for any portable player, including Apple devices coming with an in-line microphone for call management and volume control.
The AKG K3003 earphones set a new benchmark in audio quality. By pioneering the hybrid of one dynamic and two balanced-armature drivers in each earphone, AKG engineers have created perfectly balanced 3-way earphones with ultra-low distortion, accurate mids and crystal-clear highs.
The K3003s don’t need any additional frequency switches.
Denon AH -NC600
Comfortable and lightweight in-ear headphones featuring advanced active noise canceling technology, to reduce unwanted ambient noise by up to 99%. Large 13.5mm drivers provide a wide dynamic range throughout the entire audible spectrum, and are encased in Denon’s hybrid material driver housings for the utmost in sonic neutrality.
The Denon AH -NC600 are powered by a single AAA battery, and widely available on the go, they can provide up to 60 continuous hours of noise reduction.
The Denon AH-C560R in-ear headphone has a 3-button remote controller and mic that not only let you control music functions for your iPhone such as Play/Pause, Forward, Rewind, or volume, but you can also use them to answer an incoming call or end the call.