Build time will vary due to the amount of orders in the queue lineup, the build time given to the customer can change at anytime due to incoming rush orders, repairs and refits entering the queue, it is only a rough estimate. We try our best to get orders out in a timely manner, but we HIGHLY suggest using the rush order option if you need your order faster than the build time quoted. To find out the most current build time please shoot us an email or give us call directly.
Please note that the build time begins once we receive your ear impressions and they are approved.
We leave the canals at the second bend or slightly past the second bend dependent on the customers canal shape, if you want anything different than this please let us know.
We do offer a reshelling service for InEarz Audio products only. We no longer offer reshelling of third party in-ear monitors.
Visit our reshelling page
We do offer a residual upgrade program
Contact customer service for more information.
When testing the sound quality of an in-ear monitor (IEM), here are some steps you can follow:
Source Material: Use high-quality audio tracks that you are familiar with and that cover a wide range of frequencies and dynamics. This will allow you to evaluate the IEM's performance across different types of music or audio content.
Neutral Audio Source: Connect the IEM to a neutral audio source, such as a dedicated headphone amplifier, audio interface, or a device with a clean, flat frequency response. This ensures that the sound you're hearing is not being significantly altered or colored by the audio source.
Comfortable Fit: Ensure that the IEMs are properly fitted and provide a good seal in your ears. This helps with sound isolation and ensures accurate sound reproduction. Improper fit can negatively impact the sound quality and frequency response.
Equalization (EQ): Start by listening to the IEM without any EQ adjustments to get a sense of its inherent sound signature. Then, if desired, experiment with EQ settings to tailor the sound to your personal preference. However, it's important to note that an IEM should ideally provide a balanced and accurate sound without excessive EQ adjustments.
Frequency Response: Pay attention to the frequency response of the IEM. The ideal IEM should reproduce sound across the entire frequency range without any significant peaks, dips, or distortion. Listen for clarity and accuracy in both high and low frequencies.
Detail and Imaging: Evaluate the IEM's ability to reproduce fine details and nuances in the music. Listen for instrument separation, imaging, and soundstage. A good IEM should provide a clear and well-defined soundstage with precise instrument placement.
Dynamic Range and Transients: Assess how well the IEM handles dynamic range, including both quiet and loud passages. It should accurately reproduce transients, ensuring that sudden changes in sound are faithfully represented.
Comfort and Fatigue: Consider the long-term comfort of the IEMs and how they feel after extended listening sessions. Also, pay attention to any signs of listener fatigue or discomfort that may arise from the sound signature.
Remember that personal preferences can play a significant role in choosing the best IEM for you. It's a good idea to try out different models and brands to find the one that suits your individual taste and requirements.
The choice between in-ear monitors (IEMs) and stage monitors/wedges depends on various factors and personal preferences. Both options have their advantages and considerations:
In-Ear Monitors (IEMs):
- Personalized Mix: IEMs provide a customized mix for each performer. Each person can have their own mix of instruments and vocals, tailored to their preferences, which can enhance their ability to hear themselves and other band members clearly.
- Noise Isolation: IEMs offer better noise isolation by creating a seal in the ear, reducing ambient stage noise. This can result in a cleaner and more focused monitoring experience.
- Mobility: IEMs provide freedom of movement on stage since they are portable and don't restrict performers' movements. This can be particularly beneficial for active performers.
- Hearing Protection: IEMs can potentially offer better hearing protection as they block out external noise, allowing musicians to monitor at lower volume levels.
- Reduced Stage Volume: With IEMs, there's less need for loud stage monitors, which can help reduce overall stage volume, leading to better sound quality and less risk of feedback.
- Stage Presence: Some performers prefer the feeling of having stage monitors or wedges, as they provide a physical presence and can help establish a connection with the audience.
- Shared Experience: Using stage monitors allows for a shared monitoring experience among band members. It can foster better communication and cohesion on stage.
- Natural Sound: Some musicians find that stage monitors provide a more natural and open sound since they allow ambient sound and stage resonance to be heard.
- Cost: In terms of cost, stage monitors can be a more budget-friendly option compared to acquiring multiple sets of IEMs and associated equipment for each performer.
Ultimately, the choice between IEMs and stage monitors/wedges depends on factors such as personal preference, the specific needs of the performers, the type of performance, and the available budget. It can be beneficial to try both options and see which one suits your needs and provides the best monitoring experience for you and your band.
The number of speakers or drivers required for in-ear monitors (IEMs) can vary depending on several factors, including personal preference, desired sound signature, and budget. IEMs can have different configurations of drivers, ranging from single-driver to multi-driver setups.
Here are some common configurations you may come across:
Single-Driver: Single-driver IEMs utilize a single driver to reproduce the entire frequency range. They are generally more budget-friendly and can still provide good sound quality and clarity. However, they may have limitations in reproducing a wide frequency range with extreme precision.
Dual-Driver: Dual-driver IEMs feature two drivers, usually a dedicated tweeter for high frequencies and a woofer for mid to low frequencies. This configuration can offer improved separation and clarity between different frequency ranges, resulting in a more balanced sound reproduction.
Triple-Driver: Triple-driver IEMs typically consist of a tweeter for high frequencies, a midrange driver, and a woofer for low frequencies. This setup further enhances frequency separation and can deliver more detailed and accurate sound reproduction across the entire frequency spectrum.
4-10 Drivers. At this level, you are going to experience a very full sound spectrum, and the choice between the different levels becomes a decision based on "ear candy." What sounds good to you, may not sound as good to another person. Individual preferences really start to emerge and the best option is to see if you can test out some demo units. It's like choosing a microphone or a guitar or any other musical instrument as they all have their own colors, tones, and handle different music differently.
Balanced Armature vs. Dynamic Drivers: IEMs can employ either balanced armature drivers or dynamic drivers. Balanced armature drivers are typically smaller and offer more precise sound reproduction, while dynamic drivers can provide a more natural and dynamic sound.
It's worth noting that the number of drivers alone does not guarantee superior sound quality. The overall design, quality of components, and tuning also play significant roles in the performance of IEMs.
When selecting the number of drivers for your IEMs, consider your specific needs, budget, and the level of audio detail and accuracy you desire. It can be helpful to listen to different IEM configurations to determine which one best suits your preferences and requirements.
Yes, there are in-ear monitors (IEMs) available that are designed to provide hearing protection while delivering high-quality sound. One example of such IEMs is the ADEL™ (Ambrose Diaphonic Ear Lens) technology.
ADEL™ technology is specifically designed to address the potential risks associated with IEM usage and provide hearing protection. It works by controlling the air pressure within the ear canal, reducing the transmission of harmful sound energy while maintaining the clarity of the music. The technology uses a diaphragm to regulate the sound pressure and protect the eardrum from excessive levels.
ADEL™-equipped IEMs are designed to:
Protect Hearing: ADEL™ technology aims to reduce the risk of hearing damage by controlling sound pressure levels and preventing excessive energy from reaching the eardrum.
Maintain Sound Quality: While providing hearing protection, ADEL™ technology is designed to preserve the fidelity and clarity of the sound. It aims to deliver a natural and balanced sound experience.
Reduce Listening Fatigue: By reducing the pressure buildup in the ear canal, ADEL™ technology may help reduce listening fatigue associated with long-duration IEM use.
It's important to note that while ADEL™ technology can offer hearing protection, individual experiences and sensitivities may vary. The effectiveness of any hearing protection device, including ADEL™-equipped IEMs, can depend on proper fit, usage, and adherence to recommended guidelines.
When considering IEMs with hearing protection features, it is advisable to do thorough research, read user reviews, and consult with audiologists or hearing professionals who can provide guidance on suitable options based on your specific needs and preferences.
No shipping is a separate charge and cost will depend on the type of shipping you choose and location of the customer
Yes! We accept orders from all over the world
Sorry, we do not ship to P.O. Boxes.
Please make sure your artwork is at least 300dpi at 3 x 3 inches or 900 x 900 pixels. Acceptable file formats include JPEG, GIF, PNG, AI, PSD and EPS files.
Artwork may be denied if these guidelines are not followed
After we receive and approve your ear impressions they are digitally scanned and stored in our system for up to 5 years. Upon shipping your order we send your ear impressions back with your order.
Over time your ears will grow and/or change shape, so it is advised that you get new impressions every few years.
If you are local we do take impressions in house for free with the purchase of our in-ear monitors
We scan all ear impressions sent in (effective February 2018) and keep them on file for up to 5 years.
Take our audiologist instruction sheet to your appointment to ensure the audiologist follows our requirements. Also, you can send us pictures of your impressions to verify their completeness which is highly recommended for international customers.
You should try to send in your ear impressions as soon as possible. Your order will be on hold until your impressions are received and accepted.
We will make changes only if they have not started production.
*Fees may apply
We offer a “Rush” service for an additional $150. Estimated build time is 5-7 business days from the time we receive and approve your ear impressions.
You should try to send in your custom artwork as soon as possible. Your order will be on hold until your artwork is received and approved by InEarz Audio.
We provide a cleaning tool with a brush and a pick on it to clean the wax build up on the end of the sound tubes. For cleaning the outside we suggest using antibacterial wipes.
We also offer Jodi-Vac wax vacuum systems which can be found on our maintenance page.
**Note that failure of the in-ear monitors due to lack of cleaning(wax build up, excess moisture, etc.) is not covered under warranty
BWe highly recommend cleaning your in-ear monitors with the provided cleaning tool after each use while also wiping them down with a soft microfiber cloth or appropriate anti-bacterial wipes. This will prevent wax from traveling down the sound bores and causes moisture issues or sound blockage. If you reach a point where you cannot reach the wax in the sound bore and have a lack of or loss of sound then you can send it to us for a deep cleaning.
*Fees may apply for cleaning/repair
We use medical grade acrylic resin and medical grade silicone for its hypoallergenic properties.
ADEL™ is the world's first and only patented technology that safely delivers a louder, more spacious and richer sound in professional In-Ear Monitors & Earbuds- all while avoiding the risk of hearing damage caused by earbuds
We use T2 style socket standard on all in-ear monitors.
Legacy sockets were 2-pin
Every set of in-ear monitors is proudly designed and handcrafted Casselberry, Florida.
The inner diameter of the tips we use for our universal fit products is approximately 4.3mm.
Tips found HERE
- Recessed sockets(2-pin legacy products) – These move the cable end further into the shell and provide a more sturdy mounting point for the cable and the pins of the cable thus protecting it more. Recessed sockets can trap moisture and dirt in some cases
- Ambient ports – This allows a customer to not feel so isolated by allowing ambient/outside noise in with the in-ear monitors inserted. A ambient plug tree with different size plugs is included with this option. Note that if any plug other than the solid one is used bass response is greatly reduced. **May not be compatible with all models/customer ear shapes.
- Soft canals(discontinued) – This material is used on just the canal portion of the in-ear monitors, it softens with body heat. Used mostly by customers with sensitive canals, singers, and people that move there jaw a lot during activities. More maintenance is required with the soft canal option as the material is not as durable as hard acrylic. **May not be compatible with all models/customer ear shapes
We do not add drivers to existing sets of in ear monitors nor do we combine multiple sets of in-ear monitors. We also do not tweak the sound signature of an existing set of in-ear monitors
No unfortunately we do not make a custom version of the Zen lineup nor will we reshell them into customs
- Volume lower than usual or no sound
- Distortion, static or intermittent sound.
- Sound is missing frequencies
- Sound is out of phase
- For 2-pin cables remove cable by grabbing very close to the body of the in-ear monitor to prevent damage
- For T2 cables disconnect cable from your ear piece, pull the plug straight to avoid damage to the sockets.
2a. Now test them again after you have switched the cable ends(for 2-pin make sure blue and red indicators are facing up OR for T2 gaskets on cable ends are black for left and red for right.), if you can now hear sound of the opposite side you have a bad cable. If cable is under warranty please contact us about replacing it, if its out of warranty a replacement can be purchased in our store HERE.
3. Try switching to a different audio source to confirm that it is not an issue with the original audio equipment, or try listening to a different song.
We offer reshell services for InEarz Audio custom in-ear monitors. Whether your repairing your broken shells, freshening up your older set or just want to change colors, we have you covered!
- Must be within 5 years from manufacture date
- Must be in good working condition *Fees may apply for any necessary repairs to internal components
- Cannot change model or drivers to different model (see residual upgrade program for details)
- Options can be changed during reshell (shell, faceplate, options, etc.) *Fees may apply
- You can add ADEL technology to your existing model *Fees apply
- 1-Year fit warranty
- No warranty on internal parts
Note: We do not offer reshell services for in-ear monitors from other manufacturers