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Shure SE530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1176 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the usability and bass quality. The comfort and value for money are also appreciated, whereas there are some negative reviews about the reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Shure SE530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Shure SE530

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 140 user reviews of Shure SE530 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.co.uk.

sound, value for money, bass quality, comfort, usability

reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Shure Se530 Sound Isolating Earphones- Metallic BronzeShure Se530 Sound Isolating Earphones- Metallic BronzeShure Se530 Sound Isolating Earphones With Push-To-Hear Bundle- Metallic Bronze

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Amazon.com review summary for Shure SE530

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 736 user reviews of Shure SE530 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Amazon.com.

sound, value for money, comfort, bass quality, usability

reliability

88% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Shure SE115-PNK Sound Isolating Earphones with Dynamic Microspeaker II (Pink )Shure SE530PTH Sound Isolating Earphones with Push-To-Hear ControlShure SE530 Sound Isolating Earphones

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Shure SE530 Earphones

 

It's a well-known fact that earphones bundled with MP3 players (yes, even the iPod) look and sound plasticky, and anyone serious about music should consider replacing them. The device I'm reviewing today is meant for those who do not believe in audio...

So here you are; a true high-end pair of earphones for the serious audiophile. The cost? A mere Rs 30,000. The sound is no doubt right up there with the best, and one of the most refined I have heard, but the price still comes as a shocker. I could...

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Shure SE530PTH Earphones

 

For the price of one set of Shure's SE530PTH earphones, you could buy two 30GB iPods, 17 sets of Apple earbuds, or 500 encrypted songs from iTunes. A worthy investment or Marie Antoinette­–style consumption?

Push to Hear is an ingenious alternative to poppin' your earbuds out every three minutes.  Plus they have great sound

500 is a lot of money for a pair of earphones

Every link in the audio chain is crucial to delivering a great audio experience, but we draw a (dotted) line at spending twice as much on your earphones as you do your MP3 player. So, no Kick Ass for you, Shure.

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Shure SE530PTH Earphones

 

'For the price of one set of Shure\x92s SE530PTH earphones, you could buy two 30GB iPods, 17 sets of Apple earbuds, or 500 encrypted songs from iTunes. A worthy investment or Marie Antoinette\xad\x96style consumption? With that question in mind, we...

Tweeter and two woofers

Earphones shouldn't cost more than our MP3 player

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Shure SE530 Headphones Review - Intro

 

The SE530s are at the high end of Shure's in-ear options. Like other Shure in-ears, the SE530s come with a variety of extras, such as eight different sets of sleeves, an optional volume control, and an optional remote and mic. The S530s have a modular...

The SE530s are a good, if pricy, set of in-ears. They come with the most boxed-in extras we've seen to date, and have solid audio quality across the board. The headphones are also great for those whose headphones always seem to break. The headphones...

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Shure SE530

 

When a company creates a product that's sufficiently remarkable to garner a spot among CNET's testing equipment, chances are that's a good place to look for further quality products. Such is the case with Shure , whose E4c earbuds quickly become our...

The Shure SE530 headphones offer exceptional clarity; deep, tight bass; rich, enveloping sound; and great noise isolation. They are also comfortable and include some useful extras such as an in-line volume control and an airplane adapter.

The Shure SE530s are expensive, and the earbuds are on the large side.

Travel-happy audiophiles will be infinitely pleased with the Shure SE530s, but these earbuds should also be a consideration for anyone who has half a grand to drop on some sweet headphones.

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Shure's SE530 Sound Isolating Earphones With PTH Option.

 

This, personally, is where it falls apart and why I wanted to review these earphones separately. The sheer amount of cabling that goes into this design is so superfluous that it's borderline comical. I'm not trying to be harsh but the footprint is...

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Shure SE530

 

Shure's SE530 in-ear headphones are their high-end offering of the series. Like similar models in the line, the SE530s have a modular cord, meaning the cord truncates at the point where the left and right channels' cables meet. This design is to allow...

For the uninitiated, the Shure SE530s' follow their series' design, in which the cable actually comes out of the top of the ear buds. This means, to have the ear buds oriented properly, you have to wrap their cords up and around the back of your ears....

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Shure SE530

 

A scientific, in-depth analysis with side-by-side comparisons

The SE530s are a good, if pricey, set of in-ears. They come with the most boxed-in extras we’ve seen to date, and have solid audio quality across the board. The headphones are also great for those whose headphones always seem to break.

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Shure SE530PTH Headphones

 

Today we will take a look at a set of In ear headphones which have been receiving critical acclaim since they were released. Are these rather expensive phones set to redefine expectations of in ear entertainment?

Product Specifications

Formerly known as the E500PTH, the SE530 uses Triple TruAcoustic Micro-Speakers to create an expansive soundstage. A dedicated tweeter ensures that highs and mids are incredibly accurate and detailed, while dedicated dual woofers provide balanced, full-bodied bass. The Push-To-Hear Control (included with the SE530PTH) adjusts levels of external sound for maximum intelligibility.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Ear-bud/In-ear ear-bud
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:18 - 19000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Type:Headphones

Dimensions & Weight

Weight:1.1oz

Header

Manufacturer:Shure
Model:SE530/SE530PTH
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Shure

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:2 years warranty
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