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Comply T-100 Isolation Earphone Tips Medium Red 3 Pairs
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10 of 10 people found the following review helpful
This is the first review I've ever written, so go easy on me. But I hope to provide some informative information for even the fussiest of people. So here goes..

first of all, I bought the 6 pack (3 pairs) of small, medium and large. This is actually the third pack of Comply foam tips I've ever bought. About a year ago I bought a 6 pack of the T-100 tips in medium and hated them, so this time I thought I would opt for all 3 sizes.

When I was initially buying my first pack, I read (and watched on youtube) reviews about which size to get. These reviews all gave the same impression; if you have small ears, opt for the medium pack. So I did since I usually prefer the small silicone tips. Indeed they did fit me, but they gave a horrible 'tinny' sound to the music so a day after I stopped using them and reverted back to the Shure foamies. Oh, I should also note I'm using Shure SE215 earphones. I was left feeling all the hype was for nothing and these Comply tips are nothing to get excited about.

A few months down the line I bought the Comply P series foamies but opted for all 3 sizes and found the sound drastically changes with the size of the eartip. I found the smallest tip gave great sound, but not enough padding to give good comfort. The medium tips gave great comfort, but lacked depth within the music. The largest pair gave too much bass, not enough treble and were fatiguing to wear.

After another few months, I've now reverted back to the T-100's for a second try after learning through the P series. So I opted for all 3 sizes. Until anyone is a regular buyer of Comply foam tips, I would ALWAYS recommend buying a pack of all 3 sizes first! I then tried them on in size order testing with both my laptop and my Cowon X7.

The smallest tips gave a nice all-round balanced sound. The treble wasn't too bright but was neither too recessed. The midrange didn't sound any different than my P series tips and the bass was present, however it didn't extend as well as I would like it. On top of that, comfort was awful as the tips are super small.

I then moved on to the medium pair which I had before, and like before, the sound was terrible. The highs were recessed and the mids were washed out giving it that 'tinny' sound. On top of that, the bass wasn't clean either. I then moved on to the final tips, the biggest of the lot.

The biggest tips turned out to be perfect. They offered supreme comfort without feeling like the foam was expanding to stretch out my ears (like the biggest P series tips were) and the sound was by far the best. I was left blown away as the highs were very spacious offering clarity without being too bright and the high-mids provided great detail and lower-mids were very deep, although a little muddy. This was rectified later by adjusting the EQ. The bass extended far deeper than any of the others and gave a great deal of depth to the music.

The moral of the story then is although the size of the tips is important for fit, it is equally important for the soundstage of the music. Just a slight change of size can drastically change the way your music sounds. Don't go thinking these Comply tips are the bee's knee's as you might not find a size that gives you both comfort and excellent sound quality. It's whatever suits you, but in order to find out which one suits you best, you need to try all the sizes. Overall, I'm happy with my purchase and would recommend people to try these atleast once.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 5 January 2012
I bought these to replace some uncomfortable silicone tips on my Klipsch in ear monitors. The Comply tips are much more comfortable and offer better isolation than the oval shaped and less malleable Klipsch silicones. Another benefit is that they don't transmit vibrations as noise: what I mean by this is that with the silicone tips if I listen while walking along then every footstep is accompanied by a thudding noise, but if I use the Comply foam tips my footsteps disappear and I am no longer forced to think of myself as a lead footed ogre.

Some reviewers have complained that on removing the foam tips from their ears the tips are covered in earwax. I'll just state the obvious and say that if your ears are reasonably clean then this won't be an issue. You can prolong the life of these tips by washing them in lukewarm water with soap. If you use hot water the foam loses its elasticity. Assuming you have reasonably clean ears and you sometimes wash the tips then you might expect a pack of three to last at least 6 months, perhaps longer. This seems pretty good until you think about the long term cost: if your in ear monitors last you 3 years and you use 6 packs of Comply tips then you will have spent perhaps an extra £80 or £90. This is a huge cost, and may even be a greater sum than the purchase price of your earphones. Consider that a well designed washable silicon tip is included in the price by a manufacturer such as Sennheiser and will be at least as comfortable and last several years (in my experience). This criticism is really aimed not at Comply, who make a good product, but at earphone manufacturers such as Klipsch, who make silicone tips so poorly designed and implemented that customers seek out alternatives.

So I have to say that these are a good product in themselves, but if you find yourself buying them it may be as an expensive and temporary remedy to a bad or incomplete product. The better solution, long term, is to buy earphones that are supplied with durable, comfortable, effective tips.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on 3 March 2009
I bought these for my Shure E3g headphones as the standard synthetic tips don't fit my ears particularly well (they keep slipping out) and I don't like the supplied alternative foam tips as they are too soft and don't last very long (keep losing shape very quickly). The Comply foam tips are soooooooo comfortable - they slip in easily without needing to be deformed like the Shure foam tips and they just stay put leading to better isolation and sound quality. They seem slightly firmer than the Shure foam tips, so I'm hoping that means they should last longer without losing their shape. All in all, highly recommended.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 7 June 2013
I have Shure SE215 earphones.

I thought I'd give these T-100s a go as they were slightly cheaper than the Shure tips. Bad move.

At first, when you put them in, they feel comfortable, you'd hardly know they were there at all, however they don't offer as much by way of isolation from the outside world compared to the Shure version. After just a week, these tips were starting to lose some of their spring and within a fortnight they were no use. Squeezing them to place in the ear was no longer required as they didn't hold form for even a second to allow them to expand in the ear. There was virtually no sound isolation and to make matters worse, there was a constant need to readjust the earphones as they kept slipping out.

I'll be going back to the originals from now on.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
on 3 September 2009
After my Shure earphone foam tips had seen their best, i bought these as a replacement (pack of 6). They fit just as snug into the ear if not better but their only downside is their colour as a light grey will show up your ear muck and general dirt a lot more than the black ones Shure provide.
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on 25 June 2012
The price of comply series ear buds may seem expensive but there well worth it.
If you are fed up with your ear buds not holding & falling out or still hear back ground noise from traffic,chatting,the mrs lol then the comply buds give you heaven on earth & you wont hear a damn thing apart from your music.
You will improve the sound of your earphones with deep bass,mids & treble.
The secret is to roll the buds between your fingers make them so they fit right in your ear channel then hold for about 45 seconds the comply foam will expand sealing your ears.
You will also notice your ears feel like they have cushions hugging them as the comply foam is so light & smooth you almost forget you have earphone on.
As with all ear buds they get yukee ear wax on them,i use sterile alcohol wipes from boots & wipe them over gently they then are clean & like new.

i have klipsch x10 in earphones with a cowon s9 & a fiio E7 DAC head phone amp & the complex added the icing on the cake for my bass junkie sounds.
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on 10 December 2012
After messing about with try-lobal and dual-lobal silicone tips on various IEM's over the years, I cannot believe I didn't switch over, or try foam tips before. I got some free with some Shure's years ago, but I hated those headphones, and those foam tips were too hard. Ridiculous. Never went back. I am glad I read about these on Head-Fi.org. I recently bought some Klipsch X10s, and was fairly disappointed with them. I'd bought all sorts of new tips but the X10's go so deep, I couldn't get a comfortable fit or a decent sound whatsoever. I was ready to send the headphone back. I am so glad I spent £15 more quid on these Comply's. They are so comfortable, even with the Klipsh's deep deep into my ear canal, and now I have total isolation. Massive bass, huge volume, and complete outside noise isolation. I can't hear the constant clatter of my keyboard. I can't even hear my o-wn voice when I shout along to my favourite songs.

These are simply amazing. I might buy loads more!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 12 January 2009
Amazing Foam tips. They are really easy to put on and soft on your ears (you can barely, if at all, feel them in your ears). The seal is much better than the stock black syntetic tips that come with shure headphones which result in better noise cancelling and better sound quality (music sounds a lot more clearer)
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
on 17 May 2010
I have a pair of Sleek audio headphones, and the in ear buds that come with them just don't fit snuggley enough, i'm in between medium and large for these buds. I did some research and found these ones and they work perfectly. Never drop out and great noise isolation. Very happy with the product.
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on 5 April 2014
Ordered these for my S4's after not agreeing with the silicone ear buds that came with them (they fell out at the slightest movement at the gym). Purchasing these was a last ditch effort before forking out for some new headphones.

I purchased a 'large'. Wouldn't say I had massive ears, but seeing as it's "expanding foam" it seemed like a logical move. My logic prevailed and I'm very pleased. The foam creates an air tight seal, which is quite weird at first as it literally blocks all outside noise. The clarity that you get because of this seal is amazing, the highs and lows are crisp, with great base. They're a lifesaver at the gym too, the headphones stay in place and gone are the days of listening to dry gym music, pond life grunting and weights being thrown around.

All in all, very pleased and would recommend.
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