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- Open, balanced and engaging
- Not the greatest lookers
‘Chunky' is the word we'll be using here.
A chunky cord and chunky driver enclosures distinguish the Shure SE102s, but they're comfortable
enough and not all that heavy.
Sound is chunky too – to an extent.
Low frequencies are robust but not overblown, and there's excellent detail retrieved, in the midrange particularly.
Open, balanced and poised, the SE102s are a composed and engaging listen – they're expressive and involving enough to make the best of whatever you choose to play through them.
On balance, in fact, ‘poised' is the word that best applies