Etymotic is known for their patented slender, deep-diving earphones that provide optimal sound isolation. As of Monday, the company founded 34 years ago was pleased to announce 2 new addition to their line-up. Meet Etymotic ER3SE and ER3XR.
New Releases Etymotic ER3SE, ER3XR Deliver Accuracy at Affordable Price
The two new headphones, collectively called the ER3 Series, focus on providing accurate sound at an affordable price.
The ER3SE Studio Edition is specially designed to deliver on high-performance. Equipped with balanced armature micro-drivers that provide a “high level of sensitivity, making it a perfect match for portable media players on the market today,” according to Etymotic. For those into the specs, this bud operates on an impedance of 22 Ohms, reaching a frequency response of 20 Hz – 16,000 Hz, and isolating between 35 – 42 dB.
The ER3XR Extended Response is said to build upon the sound quality of the ER3SE while providing a slight bass response in the low end for bassheads. Inherently, it also holds balanced armature micro-drivers and reaches a frequency response of 20 Hz – 16,000 Hertz and operates at an impedance of 22 Ohms.
“Etymotic invented noise-isolating, in-ear earphones, giving consumers an unparalleled listening experience superior to other in-ears including those with active noise-cancellation,” says Etymotic VP of Sales and Marketing Al Arends. “For 25 years, the company has developed state-of-the-art insert earphones that have become the standard for quality sound reproduction. Now, with the arrival of the ER3SE and ER3XR, consumers can enjoy the quality of sound for which Etymotic is known, at an affordable price point.”
The ER4 series provides stellar audio, but earbuds in that series are northwards of $299. If you want to save some money, get the Etymotic ER3SE series earbud at a mere $179 from Audio46 and Amazon. The Etymotic ER3XR is also available for $179 at Audio46 and Amazon.
For those who may be married to either of Etymotic’s HF series headphones, you should be excited to learn both the HF3 and HF5 will be on a special promotion in honor of the new series. The ER23-HF3-BLACK-I will drop to $119 (reg. $159.95) available at Audio46 and Amazon. The ER5-HF5BLACK will drop to $99 (reg. $139.95). It is available at Audio46 and Amazon.