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Custom Molded In-Ear Monitors Under $20 - Part 1: Radians Custom Ear Plugs

Hello Friends! Ok, so this is the first in a three part series where I can show you how to get Custom Molded In-Ear Monitors for around $20 dollars. Today I'm ...

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HuffPost [11/28/17, via HuffPost]
The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for the Audiophile Shinola Canfield Over-Ear Headphones – Shinola is a Detroit company emblematic of Motown's comeback. I had an opportunity to take a private tour of the factory in Downtown Detroit where these impressive headphones are made. The amount of time it took [...]

[11/16/17, via PR Web (press release)]
Audiology Clinic Donates Services for 70-Plus Hearing Screens to Support Artists at Music Festival These included everything from re-configuring the placement of speakers at shows to wearing in-ear monitors, ear plugs and stock/custom molds for better sound filtering and volume control. “We would much rather be working to prevent a hearing problem [...]

Reverb News [10/04/17, via Reverb News]
How to Experience the Benefits of In-Ear Monitors on a Budget The first in–ear monitor systems (IEMs) date back to the 1960s and '70s, when tinkerers in the audio engineering world wanted to give musicians a better way to hear themselves on stage. These systems started to take off with major touring acts in the [...]

Billboard [02/15/17, via Billboard]
Adele's Grammy Cautionary Tale: How In-Ear Monitors Can Help (Or Hurt) An Artist Tiny though they may be, in-ear monitors can certainly have a huge impact on a live performance, delivering a custom audio feed directly into an artist's head. As integral as an amp or microphone, in-ear monitors also isolate noise and protect hearing [...]

Custom Molded In Ear Monitors

Ultimate Ears is a custom in-ear monitor (IEM) and earphone manufacturer based in Irvine, California. The company was founded by Mindy Harvey and Jerry Harvey in 1995 and it created a new market for custom IEMs which are now used by most of the world's top touring musicians.
In August 2008, Ultimate Ears was acquired by Logitech, and operates as a subsidiary.
In 1995, Jerry Harvey was Van Halen's touring monitor engineer, mixing their stage sound through stage wedges—powerful loudspeakers aiming at each of the musicians. Drummer Alex Van Halen had great difficulty hearing the other band members over all the noise of the stage; louder monitors did not help. Harvey created a custom molded earpiece for the drummer to block some of the stage noise and focus on the desired sound:...

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RT @MarcUrselli: I need some new custom fit molded professional super good sounding in ear monitors. What brands do you guys recommend?

RT @MarcUrselli: I need some new custom fit molded professional super good sounding in ear monitors. What brands do you guys recommend?

I need some new custom fit molded professional super good sounding in ear monitors. What brands do you guys recommend?

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Published by CRC Press 2015
ISBN 9781135016661,1135016666
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Review & Comparison: The Ultimate Ears UE 18 Pros and UE 900s In Ear Monitors - Digital Music News

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Indian startup Tymphones launches laser-scanned 3D printed custom headphones - (blog)

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Over the past few years it has become increasingly apparent that people are willing to pay good money for high quality and perfectly fitting options – and 3D printing and 3D scanning can obviously add a whole new dimension to that concept. But now a new challenger has appeared in India, where the largely unknown Tymphones have set up a system to 3D scan ears and 3D print custom inner-ear-monitor (IEM) earbuds effectively. They’re India’s first custom inner-ear headphone manufacturer, and are based in Bangalore. As they revealed to Indian media , they are effectively seeking to add a whole new dimension to the Indian audiophile scene with their custom-fitting 3D printed solutions.


[03/16/16, via Tom's Guide]
Uvero Creates Custom 3D-Printed Earphones AUSTIN, Texas — When it comes to earphones or earbuds, a custom ... The mold resulting from the scan is used to create soft silicon eartips made by a 3D printer. The earphones produce a tight seal, matching the unique shape of your ear canal, that ... [...]

[03/15/16, via Yahoo News]
Hands on: Shure KSE1500 Electrostatic Sound Isolating earphones Luckily, we have a pair of top-quality custom-molded in-ear monitors, the Ultimate Ears Pro $1,000 Reference Monitors, paired with Shure’s SHA900 headphone for a relatively balanced A/B comparison. All things considered, the RM hold up well against the ... [...]

[02/26/16, via]
JH Audio JH13 Pro Custom In-Ear Monitor Headphones JH Audio is known for their accurate, custom-molded headphones — its founder ... so this pair didn't get any consumer feedback. Ear-molds were made to fit our ears, and we (impatiently) awaited their arrivals. This set rated top-notch in terms of ... [...]

[01/29/16, via]
FENDER® ANNOUNCES THE LAUNCH OF FIRST-EVER PRO IN-EAR MONITOR SERIES (January 2016) – Fender Musical Instruments Corporation (FMIC) introduces a bold and innovative new category entry for 2016 with the launch of Fender Pro In-Ear Monitors (IEM ... of ears like an expensive custom-molded monitor. All models feature ... [...]

[01/27/16, via Gizmag]
Fender's first IEMs designed to snuggly fit most ears Best known for its legendary guitars, including the Stratocaster, Telecaster and Jazzmaster models, Fender Musical Instruments is now looking to plug into the ears of music professionals and audiophiles with its first in-ear monitors. The Pro range will ... [...]

EarTech Music Dual Driver Custom Molded In Ear Musician Monitors Headphones

"A Diamond In The Rough, Great Build Quality, Awsome Sound at a great price" Pros - Affordable, Balanced sound, A+ Customer ServiceCons - They don't advertise other then that for the price I can't find any.EarTech Music -- Have you ever heard of them or Ear Technology Corporation? Well, me neither. This review is for EarTech Music Dual driver custom in-ear monitor. I ran upon this company one day while I was actually doing a search for "Ear Werks," and I must have typed something...

The Musician’s Guide to Hearing Protection — from a Doctor!

Why would a major touring act like AC/DC abruptly cancel 10 concerts on their Rock or Bust World Tour? In March 2016, lead singer Brian Johnson was advised by his physicians to “stop touring immediately or risk total hearing loss.” Though this was a dramatic and alarming announcement, it highlights what can happen if musicians don’t proactively protect their hearing. A quick search for “musician hearing damage” reveals an internet-fueled information avalanche out there, but we’re all busy...

Norne Vanquish Series In Ear Monitor Cable; 1.1m; 2.5mm 4-pole to MMCX (3194)

Product: Norne Vanquish Series Headphone Cable; 1.1m; 2.5mm 4-pole to MMCXProduct SKU: 3194RLength / Termination: 1.1 meter / 2.5mm 4-pole to MMCXCosmetic Description: 8/10 Excellent condition with minimal visible cosmetic wear at the terminations.What is Included: Headphone Cable, Leather Pouch, Factory PackagingFunctional Notes: Operational condition of this item is excellent… fully tested and no issues found.Age: Unknown# of Owners: UnknownTobacco...

Hearables Amplify Benefits for Audio Apps

By Phil Hipol for Mouser Electronics Numerous wearable technology products have been introduced in recent years that integrate smart electronics into accessories like watches, various clothing fabrics, or even subcutaneous implants. Many of these wearable technology products are capable of connecting to computer networks, enabling data to be exchanged between the network and the device, then analyzed. Wearable technology has gained market traction in devices such as smartphones and...