We've long been curious: do custom earphones really sound that much better than off-the-rack jobbies? Yes, they do. The crisp, noise-isolating ES5's make it sound as though you're right there in the concert pit. Of course, having ear molds made adds to the cost ($50 and up from an audiologist), but Westone's entry-level modules start at $300. Greater comfort, additional drivers, and our custom logo upped the final price here.
TAGS: CUSTOM FIT, AUDIOPHILE SOUND