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Etymotic Research ER20XS High Fidelity Earplugs (Standard Fit, Frost Tip)

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Etymotic Research
Etymotic Research ER20XS High Fidelity Earplugs (Standard Fit, Frost Tip)
Key Features
  • Discreet Design
  • Remarkable Clarity
  • 20 dB Equal Sound Reduction
  • Richness of Music is Preserved
The standard-fit Etymotic Research ER20XS High Fidelity Earplugs is the next-generation of Etymotic's frost-tipped ETY-Plugs High-Fidelity Earplugs. The earplugs use a tuned resonator and acoustic resistor to replicate the natural response of the ear canal, which combined with Etymotic's proprietary sound path, reduces sound levels evenly across the frequency range without changing the sound quality. They are discreet, and have the identical response of ETY-Plugs through 4 kHz. Above 4 kHz, the earplugs have high-frequency clarity without compromising protection.
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Etymotic Research ER20XS Overview

The standard-fit Etymotic Research ER20XS High Fidelity Earplugs is the next-generation of Etymotic's frost-tipped ETY-Plugs High-Fidelity Earplugs. The earplugs use a tuned resonator and acoustic resistor to replicate the natural response of the ear canal, which combined with Etymotic's proprietary sound path, reduces sound levels evenly across the frequency range without changing the sound quality. They are discreet, and have the identical response of ETY-Plugs through 4 kHz. Above 4 kHz, the earplugs have high-frequency clarity without compromising protection.

ER20XS earplugs feature a low-profile, stem-less design that sits snugly in the outer ear without protruding. This makes the earplugs comfortable to wear under hats, helmets, and other headgear. The earplugs can be used with foam eartips with essentially no change in response, and the eartips are interchangeable. The ER20XS comes with a small, flexible pull tab that allows for easy removal, an easy-to-install neck cord, and a carrying case.

  • Discreet design
  • Performance matches Etymotic's original high-fidelity earplugs developed for musicians
  • Remarkable clarity
  • 20 dB equal sound reduction across the spectrum of hearing
  • Richness of music is preserved; speech remains clear, just quieter
  • Reusable
UPC: 084643001730

Etymotic Research ER20XS Specs

Noise Reduction20 dB
DimensionsNot Specified by Manufacturer
WeightNot Specified by Manufacturer
Packaging Info
Package Weight0.07 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)5.1 x 4.3 x 1.1"

Etymotic Research ER20XS Reviews

Love these. Great for live music!

By Nate
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2022-08-10

My mom is an audiologist so I know all too well the importance of protecting your hearing at live events etc. I do a lot of concert photography and videography so I need to be able to protect my ears but it's also really important that I'm able hear others and the music clearly. These do a great job of that. They are fairly easy to get in and out. They don't stand out too much like yellow foam ones which is nice. That being said they only have a 20db attenuation so maybe not suitable for heavy metal shows etc that are 130db. I have found these to be enough to keep my ears from ringing after most shows though even with peaking at about 120db. For me it's more about minimizing risk and being able to enjoy the music yet rather than completely eliminating it. Definitely recommend picking up a pair of these if you go to live shows at all!

Solid option, decent transparency and comfort

By Joel
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-03-26

These aren't your average disposable earplugs. They do alter the sound slightly but I'm loving them because I can go to live shows and not worry about hearing loss or feel like I'm missing out. I've got very sensitive ears and while I knew they were in the whole time, didn't really mind them in my ears for ~90min.

not sound proof

By victor
Rated 2 out of 5
Date: 2020-03-20

I don't know what the expectation of sound protection this product gives, but I purchased it for when sitting in a car with other people, I should not hear conversations, but it failed that purpose. It just makes it slightly quieter, other than that it is relatively comfortable, & easy to insert, & take out.

They're alright

By Jordan
Rated 3 out of 5
Date: 2020-03-16

The ER20XS will definitely protectively drop the level of dB. For example, when I was testing a Fire Alarm system, the 90dB alarms, definitely dropped to around 70dB. So, the alarm sounded more like a little girl screaming. However it can cause some discomfort, especially upon removal (in your ear canal). These can hurt when using the neck cord, because it can put a bit of sharp pressure on your ear.

Exactly what I needed!

By Jonathan
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2019-06-04

I recently purchased a motorcycle with an aftermarket exhaust. It is loud and long trips cause my ears to ring. This allows me to feel comfortable when on long rides.

Love it!

By Gladys GD
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2017-07-03

I film a lot of weddings and I needed to protect my ears from all that loud music, this earplugs came to save my life. They're great!

Excellent Product

By Mitchell
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2021-01-25

These earplugs work extremely well--they fit my ears well and almost turn the volume down on the world which makes playing gigs and practicing much more enjoyable and sustainable.

nice earplugs!!!

By Dorothy
Rated 5 out of 5
Date: 2020-11-12

very happy with my purchase of these earplugs. I love their earbuds so I knew I couldn't go wrong with these. thanks b&h for your fast shipping and great service as always

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