Shure SE215-CL-UNI-EFS Sound Isolating Earphones : Could do better

Like a few others, i have just struggled to get these fitted with the correct bud for my ear. I appreciate that everyone is different and it is good that a company supplies so many different types of bud so you can get the perfect fit. Sound quality – good, but not quite right. The sound is just strange, not sure whether it is because it’s all i can hear – the outside noise is minimal. The bass is quite a bit too light for my liking as well, not that i want ear splitting bone shaking bass and sound, but could do with a bit more oomph. I have tried these on a few different devices too just in case there was something wrong with my mp3 player or phone, but i’m still not too happy with them. They aren’t a patch on bose in my opinion.

The first thing inoticed was how sturdy these headphones are. There is a nice thick cable which shouldhelp against the inner wire breaking. I did not find them particularly comfortable to wear. The unit containing the bud (ie the bit which goes in the ear) tends to swivel, which may help flexibility but i found it difficult to get a comfortable fit. Once in place, the noise reduction was on a par with other passive noise reducing headphones i have tried and without the irritating hiss you get with active noise cancellation. I listen to audiobooks onpublic transport and these are fine for that purpose. Sound quality is good and clear but only as good as headphones i have used that are half the price of these. There is a good selection of buds in two different types (spongy and rubbery) and various sizes of each. A nice touch is the carrying case that is supplied.

I got these shure earphones for my teenage daughter who has a set firmly placed in her ears at any opportunity she gets, much to my annoyance when i’m trying to talk to herwhen she unpacked these and tried them for the first time she was absolutely blown away by the qualityso much so she called me at work to describe every little detailin fairness she doesn’t have a lot to compare them to, the best pair she has probably had before would be the standard apple earphones but none the less these were a huge hit with her. She said they were so comfortable in her ears and the noise cancellation was amazing (in other words, blocked out my dulcet tones nicely)protecting her ears is, of course, paramount and with these earphones you don’t need them very loud to get a good sound.

These noise cancelling headphones started out really well, they were comfy , cancelled unwanted noise out on my commute to work and i really enjoyed the enhanced bass on some of my music, less so on spoken word. Unfortunately the main problem i had was that the left ear stopped working after a month, i think i was just unlucky and got a duff pair, and i hope it’s not a known fault.

I’m not an expert when it comes to earphones. I like these but think the bluetooth aspect could have been better, especially for the price. But they fit really well inside my ear which is always my main concern and don’t fall out when i’m running. Maybe a little on the pricey side to what i usually pay, but i got them for free so can’t complain.

The sound quality of the headphones are great for the price range. However, there are three drawbacks i have found from living with these. Firstly, there are constant background noise when they’re turned on. Even though it is nearly non-noticable, it can be disturbing in very quiet environment. Secondly, the minimum volume level is considered high, compare to the wired cable ones and other headphones i currently own (bose, apple, sennheiser, denon, etc. Thirdly, the recording quality from its microphone is among the worst i’ve ever used (i only buy quality pairs). You can just understand what you talk over the mic, but don’t expect high-fidelity records. Overall these are good pairs of wireless iems. Only their sound quality and authentic iems design worth most of its cost.

Perfect sound, fantastic sound isolation.

This review is for the wired 215 set. I thought the reproduction for the fifties jazz i listen to excellent and unlike some other reviews i’m not too aware of a thundering bass, despite the box saying: clear sound + deep bass. As i write this i’m listening to jimmy smith’s twenty minute track ‘the sermon’ which sounds very impressive. Another thing i like is the isolating aspect, i think shure must have worked on this because it’s very effective. Overall i like the sound but i did find a slight annoying problem. The cables go up and behind the ear and i’ve spent some unnecessary time putting them in position, it’s just very fiddly, i would much prefer to use conventional earphones that hang down from the ears.

  • OK but overpriced
  • Bown away by the quality!
  • Could do better

Shure SE215-CL-UNI-EFS Sound Isolating Earphones, Clear

Style Name:Wired  |  Colour Name:Clear
Product Description, SE215 Sound Isolating Earphones clear sound and deep bass in a secure, over-the-ear design with detachable cable and choice of sleeves for long-lasting comfort and custom fit. Breakthrough Sound Isolating design keeps earphones in and noise out during exercise or travel, providing incredibly immersive audio. An inline remote and mic provides seamless control of calls and music and includes a feature to transition between Apple and Android devices with a 3.5 mm connection – in one switch.


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SE215-CL-UNI: Clear, Universal 3.5mm remote + mic for Apple & Android.

SE215-CL-UNI: Clear, Universal 3.5mm remote + mic for Apple & Android.

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Available wired Options:

  • SE215-K-UNI-EFS: Black, Universal 3.5mm remote + mic for Apple & Android
  • SE215-CL-UNI-EFS: Clear, Universal 3.5mm remote + mic for Apple & Android
  • SE215SPE-W-UNI-EFS: White Special Edition, Universal 3.5mm remote + mic for Apple & Android
  • SE215SPE-B-UNI-EFS: Blue Special Edition, Universal 3.5mm remote + mic for Apple & Android

Available wireless Options:

  • SE215-K-BT1-EFS: Black, Bluetooth wireless remote + mic control
  • SE215-CL-BT1-EFS: Clear, Bluetooth wireless remote + mic control
  • SE215SPE-W-BT1-EFS: White Special Edition, Bluetooth wireless remote + mic control
  • SE215SPE-B-BT1-EFS: Blue Special Edition, Bluetooth wireless remote + mic control

SE215 Sound Isolating Earphones

Hear It All.

SE215 Sound Isolating Earphones provide award-winning sound in a secure, over–the-ear design for long-lasting comfort and immersive audio. Available in wireless and wired versions with detachable cables in multiple color options.

  • Secure, over-the-ear configuration keeps earphones in place and cables out of the way for unmatched, long-wearing comfort.
  • Wireless models pair with most phones, laptops and tablets with Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity, and provide up to 8 hours of battery life and 30 feet (10 meters) of wireless range.
  • Universal communication models (-UNI) come equipped with remote + mic control and selectable iOS/Android functionality with 3.5 mm connection.
  • Inline remote and mic on select models offers seamless control for phone calls, voice commands, and easily accessible operation of volume and music playback.

Key Features

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One Hi Def Driver

Single Dynamic Driver produces clear sound with deep bass in a convenient and portable package. Special Edition (SPE) white and blue versions have distinctly tuned frequency response for extended bass. Sensitivity: 107 dB SPL/mW. Frequency Range: 22 Hz –17.5 kHz / 21 Hz – 17 kHz (SPE). Speaker Type: Single High-Definition. Impedance: 17 Ω. Additional specifications are available in the user guide.

Sound Isolation

Comfortable sound isolating sleeves block up to 37 dB of ambient noise. Sound isolation technology prevents outside noise from interfering with your listening experience, whether onstage or on-the-go. Shure Sound Isolating Earphones require a proper fit to achieve the best sound.

Detachable Cable

Detachable cable system enables multiple connectivity options for long-term device compatibility, upgrades, and ease of maintenance. See below for four different connectivity options, including Bluetooth, Lightning, USB-C, and Universal 3.5 mm.

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Detachable Cable
Sound Signature Great Sound with Deep Bass Detailed Sound with Enhanced Bass Accurate and Balanced Sound Spacious Sound with Rich Bass Extended High-End Clarity and Unparalleled Low-End Performance
Color Options Black (wireless), Gray (wired) Black, Blue, Clear, White Clear, Silver Bronze, Red Black, Blue, Bronze, Clear
Frequency Range 25Hz – 17kHz 22 Hz – 17.5 kHz / 21 Hz – 17 kHz (SPE) 20Hz – 19kHz 18 Hz – 19 kHz / 18 Hz – 19.5 kHz (LTD) 15Hz – 20kHz
Impedance (1kHz) 16 Ω 17 Ω 20 Ω 36 Ω 9 Ω
Cables included Fixed cable (Bluetooth 4.1 communication cable or 3.5 mm cable) Bluetooth 4.1 communication cable or Universal 3.5mm Universal 3.5mm remote + mic for Apple & Android and Bluetooth 4.1 communication cable Universal 3.5mm remote + mic for Apple & Android and Bluetooth 4.1 communication cable Bluetooth 4.1 communication cable, Universal 3.5 mm communication cable and standard 3.5 mm audio cable

Cables

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usb-c

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Bluetooth Earphone Communication Cables

Converts all detachable Shure Earphones to wireless, and provides 8 (RMCE-BT1) to 10 (RMCE-BT2) hours of battery life with seamless control of playback, volume, phone, and voice commands.

Model: RMCE-BT1 (Bluetooth 4.1)

Model: RMCE-BT2 (Bluetooth 5.0)

Lightning Earphone Communication Cable

Enables direct connection of Shure Earphones to Apple devices with a lightning connection, featuring an integrated DAC/Headphone Amp for 24-bit/48 kHz digital audio and mic + remote for inline control and communication.

Model: RMCE-LTG

USB-C Earphone Communication Cable

Enables direct connection of Shure Earphones to Android Devices with mini-USB, featuring an integrated DAC/Headphone Amp for 24-bit/96 kHz digital audio and mic + remote for inline control and communication.

Model: RMCE-USB

Universal 3.5 mm Earphone Communication Cable

Easily switch between Android and iOS in one switch with seamless control of music playback, volume, phone, and voice commands. Will work with all Shure Sound Isolating SE Earphones with detachable cables.

Model: RMCE-UNI

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  • OK but overpriced
  • Bown away by the quality!
  • Could do better

Shure SE215-CL-UNI-EFS Sound Isolating Earphones, Clear

Features and Spesification

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  • Clear sound with deep bass elevates your audio performance in a convenient and portable package
  • Sound Isolating design featuring fit kit with a variety of sleeves for custom fit blocks up to 37 dB of outside noise for immersive listening no matter where you are
  • Inline remote and microphone offers seamless control for phone calls, voice commands, and easily accessible operation of volume and music playback
  • Zippered carrying case and fit kit with selection of sleeves included for personalized fit and comfort
  • Choice of Special Edition translucent blue or white for a stylish finish, choice of clear or translucent black brings stage-inspired looks to the street