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Getting your right Fit with Earphones

by Rishikesh Kisla August 05, 2017 4 min read

Getting your right Fit with Earphones

Comfort Comes First

Comfort is one of the key factors that maketh a good headphone. We at Headphone Zone believe that to enhance and supplement a complete listening experience, your in-ear headphones must provide ample comfort in the form of its eartips. Besides comfort though, the advantages of having the right eartip stretch to providing better noise isolation and increased clarity even at louder volumes. The right eartips are required to go with your in-ear earphones. Experiencing earache amongst music enthusiasts after extended listening sessions is not unheard of. Which is why, we shouldn't undermine the value of an eartip that could fit like a dream, as if you were not wearing earphones at all.

Passive Noise Cancellation

But enough about comfort, what else does a good eartip have on offer? The obvious answer is better noise isolation. If you don't have a big budget to spend on Active Noise Cancelling Headphones and live in a bustling environment, you deserve to have eartips that provide good passive noise isolation. If you get a snug fit from your earphones, naturally ambient and external noises will be blocked out well allowing you to experience richer bass beats and have every sound clearly accentuated for your listening pleasure.

Eartip Designs

There are also some brands that innovate their in-ears to have an angled eartip design that adds to the ergonomics of the earphones. All the same, keeping design appeal and looks in one place, it cannot compensate for the lack of a good fit that only the right eartip can guarantee. Let's check out the different kinds of eartip styles available today that will help you make the right decision when shopping for earphones:

Silicone Ear Tips


Most commonly found ear tips included with your earphones. Conventional silicone plastic sleeves varying in sizes of small, medium and large. Most Consumer Electronic Manufacturers like Sony and Panasonic as well as Premium headphone brands like RHA, JAYS and Shure opt to include Silicone tips.

As soft and comfortable as you may feel with finding the right size for your ear, there's always something better, ain't there?

 

 

Dual-density Ear tips


Dual density ear tips are exclusive to RHA's in-ear headphones. Their design is such that it has a strong core on the inside and a soft silicone material on the outside. RHA has innovated these eartips in order to effectively aid in noise isolation. Their high-end earphones such as the RHA MA750i come with as many as 6 eartips to choose from depending on your ear size: 2 Small, 2 Medium and 2 Large.

 

 

Double Flange & Triple Flange Ear tips

 

Simply put, double flange eartips are intricately contoured ear gels that provide an accurate fit inside an ear canal. They are basically silicone sleeves revamped to be more comfort-oriented by feeling not only softer inside your ears but designed anatomically to reduce ear fatigue and allow for longer listening sessions. Triple Flange ear tips nearly cancel every noise outside by isolating the ear completely of your surroundings.

 

Ear hooks & Ear Gels

To make your fit a better one while you are busy with your everyday lifestyle, choose ear hooks! As they convey by their name, ear hooks simply hook your earphones inside your ear with a small curved design that fits into the outer part of your ear. To add to the comfort, Ear Gels are washable waterproof Ear hooks that keep your comfort clean. Sports earphones feature Ear hooks inbox.

 


Comply with the Perfect Fit

Pioneering technology has brought Memory Foam ear tips which take the shape of your ears. Comply, a manufacturing company with experts having 20 years of clinical, PhD level of in-ear expertise, raises the bar of expectations when it comes to comfort from your earphones. How this R&D company has achieved this is by introducing to the world unique, breathable, viscoelastic foam that is 30 times softer than the standard silicone tips.

 

With TSX comfort series and the option to select from Sport, Isolation and Comfort, you get the choice of getting the perfect fit with your purpose and lifestyle. Other than 5 sizes of ear tips, these memory foams get comfortable with your ears. In addition, you can wash them whenever they are unclean and dry them out.

  • For a lifestyle with gym workouts, running and sweating out, the Sports series is your best fit.
  • If you're tired of listening to the noise around, just plug in the Isolation series memory foam.
  • When you're in the mood for music and leisure is at your beck, get the Comfort series to listen longer with a soft and comfortable fit.

Before you get a Comply tip, check the core size your in-ears have. 

Get to experience every design with the Comply Variety pack.

So there you have it, the perfect ear tip is just an order away at Headphone Zone from Comply in the aforementioned styles of Active, Isolation or Comfort. Make sure you read through our Compatibility Chart to determine what line of tips will suit your device. Alternatively, you may consult Comply's Tip Finder to find the right eartip, an essential accessory for your in-ear earphones.

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