The new IE 100 PRO and IE 100 PRO Wireless in ear monitors from Sennheiser want to offer you good services for monitoring, mixing, and production, but also for listening to music on the go. The two Sennheiser headsets are already available in different colors.
With the new in-ear monitors, Sennheiser wants to appeal to musicians who are looking for a solution that is not only intended for the stage, but also for mixing, music production, and listening on the go. In ear monitor system for all conditions, so to speak. Nevertheless, these are not hi-fi products, basses or mids are not emphasized, it is more about a neutral sound that should serve you on stage or in the studio.
The technical specs are largely the same for both in ear monitors:
- Impedance: 20 ohms
- Frequency range: 20 – 18,000 Hz
- Sound pressure level (SPL): 115 dB (1 kHz / 1 Vrms)
- Total harmonic distortion at 1 kHz: <0.1% (1 kHz, 94 dB)
- Attenuation: <26 dB
- Converter principle: dynamic
IE 100 Pro Wireless enables phone calls with the built-in microphone and operation with Bluetooth 5.0 via the IE Pro Bluetooth adapter. So you can decide here whether you want to listen with a cable or wirelessly. The APTX Low Latency Codec promises low latency according to the manufacturer, so that when a video sound and images run synchronously to each other. Otherwise, the Bluetooth Connector supports SBC, AAC, and the profiles A2DP, AVRCP, HSP, and HFP. The battery should last for 10 hours and charge using the included USB-C cable.
The cables and connections are identical to those used with the IE 400 Pro and IE 500 Pro. The IE Pro Mono Cable is a new accessory for $49.95 that is suitable for broadcasting. In this case, only an in-ear is used. May be useful for live moderation.
Both in ear monitors are supplied with three sets of silicone eartips, one set of foam eartips, the matching transport case, and a cleaning tool. The IE 100 PRO Wireless also comes with a USB cable for charging the Bluetooth adapter.
Price and availability
- Sennheiser IE 100 PRO costs $99.95 can be purchased through the Bhphotovideo.com and Amazon.com online stores.
- For IE 100 PRO Wireless you have to pay $149.95 and it can also be available through the Bhphotovideo.com and Amazon.com online stores.
- Sennheiser IE Pro Mono Cable is priced at $49.95 and is available to buy on the Bhphotovideo.com and Amazon.com online stores.
Recently, Fiio has also introduced single- dynamic Hi res In Ear monitor FD5, it will be the flagship of the previous FD1. To get the same high-quality sound as many drivers like FH7 and FA9, FiiO has used quite a lot of technology in the FD5 model, priced at $299.99.