Even if you have already given up your ear virginity to ear-canal headphones such as Shures, nothing can prepare you for the sheer, horrifying sense of invasion that you get from sliding Etymotic headphones into your lugs for the first time. 


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Etymotic 6i Isolator review

Given that you've just shoved these halfway into your hippocampus, these should sound better than anything on the market. They're OK, but outshone by similar 'phones Shure