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Shure SE115 Headphones Review

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Tour & Design

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• Their design favors those who loop the headphones' cable around their ears.

• Modular cord allows users to add in-line accessories.

• Durable.

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Tour**


The Shure SE115s are a set of in-ears with a modular cord. This means there's a plug just after the left and right channels meet, to allow users to plug in various accessories.

 

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The ear buds have bent nozzles, which mean the backs of the ear buds will stick out if you wear them at the wrong orientation. At the correct orientation, however, the ear buds will contour to your head.

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The SE115s end at a tank of a plug. It's both bulky and well-protected.

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Finally, check out the SE115s in action. We use the term 'in action' because it's the only cliched phrase that can correctly capture the raw emotion of checking out these headphones on HATS.


The SE115s should be wrapped around the back of your ears to maximize comfort and minimize

awkwardly having ear buds jutting straight away from your head.

 

 

In The Box


In the Shure SE115s' box, you'll find a bunch of sleeves, an extension cord, a carrying case, and a cleaning tool.

 

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Durability     (*7.00**)*


Shure's in-ears are usually durable, and the SE115 doesn't buck that trend. The cable is thick and its modular design lets you replace the part of the cord that wears down the fastest (the end that plugs into the listening device). The main durability issue we have with Shure headphones are their open-nozzle design. The open nozzle allows gunk to get inside your headphones. Granted, the heapdhones come with a cleaning tool, which helps somewhat, but doesn't prevent garbage from getting in your headphones to begin with.

 

Aesthetics     (5*.00**)*


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Like the rest of the SE series, the SE115s have some Plain Jane aesthetics. They're a mix of greys, and all they have going for them is their design, and that runs the risk of annoying users. This being said, the SE115s aren't bad looking. Overall, the SE115s don't have anything to catch anyone's eye, for better or worse.

 

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Sections

  1. Tour & Design
  2. Sound Quality
  3. Isolation
  4. Comfort
  5. Usability
  6. Shure SE420 Comparison
  7. Sennheiser MM 50 iP Comparison
  8. Apple In ear Headphones with Remote and Mic Comparison
  9. Sennheiser CX 300 II Comparison
  10. Conclusion
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