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Westone UM1 Orange Earphones Team Edition In-Ear Headphones

Professional In-Ear Dynamic Team Edition Balanced Armature Earbuds/Ear Buds In-Ear Monitors

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Westone UM1 Orange Earphones Professional In-Ear Monitor Headphones

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Westone True-Fit Technology

Westone True-Fit Technology

Fifty years experience with in-ear applications has produced a compact and light universal earpiece with premium sound and fitment. The True-Fit sound port guarantees maximum comfort and unparalleled sound reproduction. Westone takes pride in assuring that your audio experience is not only good, but one of the greatest.

 
Balanced Armature

Balanced Armature

Operating on different terms than traditional drivers, balanced armature drivers are significantly more compact and efficient. This allows for a lustrous comfort and a precise end result. Westone implements sophisticated 2-way and 3-way multi-BA driver configurations to further improve sound detail and expand to a full and rich frequency response.

 
EPIC Cable

EPIC Cable

Constructed of bifurcated, high-flexibility, ultra-low resistance tinsel wire coupled with a special aramid fiber usually used for ballistic-rated body armor, Westone's EPIC (Earphone Precision Interface Cable) cabling is the cream of the crop in audio quality, comfort, and durability. The rugged, braided design resists tangles, while the included slider keeps your earphones in place during vigorous activity. EPIC's over-the-ear cable design also offers superior in-ear comfort and isolation from mechanical cable noise.

 
Made in the USA

Made in the USA

Only the best musical instruments are those constructed by hand, so are the best earphones which reproduce your music. Westone Monitors are built by a dedicated staff of lab technicians and artist. Westone's USA products are always given the utmost attention to detail and manufacturing which reflects the rich and diverse country in which they are made in.

Product Features:

  • In-Ear Dynamic Team Edition Monitor
  • Micro-Driver Balanced Armature Technology
  • Ultra-accurate driver for full frequency response
  • Ultra supple braided design ensures comfort and resists tangles
  • Designed with a snug fit for active people
  • Over-the-ear cable design offers superior in-ear comfort and isolation from mechanical cable noise
  • Includes different size tips for added comfort
  • Color: Orange
  • Also available in: Red , and Yellow
  • Authorized Internet Dealer
  • 1-year Manufacturer's Warranty

Product Specifications:

  • Frequency Response: 20-16,000 Hz
  • Sensitivity: 114dB
  • Nominal Impedance: 25 Ohms

Product History:

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(previous model, replaced by Westone UM1 Orange Earphones Professional In-Ear Monitor Headphones)

Headphone Design

Headphone Type

Headphone type refers to the construction of the headphones.

Around the Ear means that the headphones wrap around the ear to provide a secure fit. This is most often seen in active and sports headphones.

Around the Neck means that the headphones wrap around the neck. This is also seen in active and sports headphones.

Earbuds means that the right and left sides of the headphones are separated and will fit securely into the ear. These are small, compact, and user friendly.

Over the Head headphones mean that the right and left speakers are connected with a support that goes over the head and rests on top. This is the typical headphone type.

Earbuds
Earpiece Design

This is the design of the earpieces on the headphones. Some headphones go inside the ear, while others rest on the outside of the ear. This helps you know exactly what type of headphones you will be receiving.

In-Ear: The ear buds go into the ear. Most often, the right and left ear buds are two separate pieces.

Enclosed-Ear: Usually are found on the larger headphones. They rest on top of the ear and have padding for comfort, as well as enclosing the ear to the speaker. This type of headphone helps to filter out surrounding noise.

On-Ear: This type of headphone involves the speaker sitting gently on the ear without going in the ear or sealing it off.

In-Ear
Specifically For
Some headphones can use an IR Transmitter in your vehicle, while some can be plugged into your media device and be used on the go or at home.
Home/Portable
Lifestyle

This is the lifestyle that the headphones are designed for. Each style has unique features that make it perfect for particular people.

Athlete:
Designed for those that are active. These headphones are made to stay in the ear during workouts. Whether you frequent the gym a lot or go running outside in the fresh air, these active style headphones will be your best friend.

Audiophile:
For those that need the best in music quality. These audiophile headphones are engineered to produce high fidelity and accurate audio replication.

DJ:
Disc Jockeys (DJs) require a special type of headphone that can meet their professional needs. These headphones are durable, loud, and will often allow for one ear listening.

Fashion Enthusiast:
For those that want to make a fashion statement with their headphones. Not only are these headphones designed with great sound quality in mind, but also great looks!

Gamer
This lifestyle speaks for itself! If you love video games and want a pair of headphones that will deliver explosive sound and allow you to communicate with others, this is where you need to shop!

Music Lover:
These headphones are made to sound great. They are designed to produce rich, brilliant sounds that will play your music in a manner that the artists would appreciate. These headphones are for those that love music.

Musical Production / Recording Artists:
You're a music creator. Whether you're producing and mixing it down or in the studio recording yourself, you need a pair of headphones that will reproduce the music perfectly without any coloration. Look here for reference quality studio monitoring headphones.

Student:
Headphones need to be affordable and durable to keep up with the student lifestyle. A variety of styles can be considered a pair of student headphones.

Traveler:
Those that often find themselves on planes or on the road a lot. These headphones are compact, lightweight, and have a portable design. Some of the headphones in this lifestyle will feature noise cancellation technology that will help shut out outside noise.

Fashion Enthusiast
Music Lover
Student
Traveler

General Features

Noise-Canceling
Noise Reduction technology removes unwanted noise from a signal. Background or ambient noise can be removed to produce clearer speech and enhanced hearing. Typically these Active Noise Canceling (ANC) headphones are powered and use batteries to activate the noise canceling technology. Also referred to as Noise Reduction or Noise Cancellation.
No
Headphone Connection
This is how the headphones connect to the audio source.

Corded means that the headphones use a cord to transfer the audio signal.

Wireless means that the audio signal is transmitted wirelessly to the headphones.

Corded
1/4" Stereo Jack Adapter
Some headphones will come with a 1/4" stereo jack adapter to connect the usual 3.5mm jack to a 1/4" stereo plug.

1/4" Stereo jack is a larger audio jack that select electronics have.

Yes
Volume Adjustment
Volume Adjustment means that the headphone (independent of the source) can adjust the playback volume. Many headphones and ear buds have in-line volume control, which allows adjusting the audible volume from a switch on the headphones cord. Other headphones have a volume knob on the headphone can.
No
Built-In Microphone
This means that the headphones or earbuds have a built-in microphone. This can be a microphone on the cord, built into the headphone, or even a boom microphone. These mics can be used for music devices like iPods, for Smartphones to make and receive calls, or for gaming purposes.
No
Frequency Response
The range of frequencies the speaker will reproduce (lowest frequency to the highest). Bigger is better, meaning the wider the range, the better. The optimal range is 20 - 20,000 Hz (which is the range of human hearing).
20 - 16000 Hz
Sensitivity
An efficiency or sensitivity rating tells you how effectively a speaker converts power into sound. The higher the number, the more efficient the speaker and the louder it will play with the same input power. An efficient speaker helps you maximize your available power. Most sensitivity ratings measure the speaker's output with 1 watt of input, 1 meter from the speaker. Some speakers' sensitivity is measured with 2.83 volts of input, instead of 1 watt.
 
Efficiency (1w/1m) is not an accurate indicator of a subwoofer's output capability and should not be used as a comparison to other speakers or subwoofers to determine which one is "louder".
114 dB
Impedance
The opposition to electric current, a higher impedance means a higher electrical resistance. This is measured in ohms.
25 ohms
Primary Color
This is the main color of the item.
Orange
Secondary Color
A color that compliments the main color of the product.
Clear

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Warranty and Return Policy

Parts Warranty Duration
1 year
Labor Warranty Duration
1 year
Warranty Provider
Manufacturer

Summary of Customer Ratings & Reviews

Rating Distribution

5 Star
75%
4 Star
25%
3 Star
0%
2 Star
0%
1 Star
0%

Average Attribution Rating

Durability
5.0
Value
4.8
Features
4.8
Design
5.0
Usability
5.0
shredding

utah

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Great one driver IEM for the value

January 18, 2014

I will choose this over Shure. I have 2 Shure IEM that had cables broken. This UM1's thin cables are virtually indestructible under abuse. The sound quality is probably the best for a 1 driver monitor. Lacking bass but the clarity is supreme.

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Jeremy

hickory, NC

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drummer friendly!

January 18, 2014

I have used the shure in ears for years and always the same problem, they don't stay in my ears well. However,the braided cable on these westones are light and feel like air behind your ears, you'll never know it's there! The drivers performance is on point with the lower level shure products (scl2, 215's, ect) but the price is considerably lower. I'm a drummer, and a very active one at that, if these in ears please me, they should not disappoint anyone. They are a great product. The amount of low end they'll handle with surprise you. They come with some great tips as well, I love mine and may even buy one of westones upper end products because I'm so impressed by these =)

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Audiophile

New Jersey

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Nice IEM's

January 13, 2014

Tried these out, and liked them. They don't have any of that exaggerated bass or hyperextended high frequencies. They do shine in the midrange, especially with vocals. Overall a better choice than those "artist endorsed" monitors. They come with many different adaptors for a custom fit and a carrying case. Good bang for the buck!

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Stan

Russian Federation

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Best choice for money

October 10, 2012

Excellent sound, amazing sound resolution, neutral tonal balance, good noise isolation, braided cord is not twisted and almost no microphonics, comfortable fit, decent carrying case.

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Product Summary

Manufacturer

Model Number

UM1 Orange

UPC

602353792696

Weight

0.30lbs

Internal SKU

um1orange

Internal Product ID

42862

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Product Name: Westone UM1 Orange Earphones Team Edition In-Ear Headphones