praise band ear monitors

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  1. PLAYLOUD

    PLAYLOUD Member

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    I curious to know what ear monitors are you guys using? Something off the shelf at Best Buy or did you get something like E6 with the molds?
     
  2. DanJep

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    e3's... upgrading to sensaphonic
     
  3. theanalogdream

    theanalogdream Supporting Member

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    E3's...MI audio makes really good ones as well and they are cheaper. I actually hate in-ears though....
     
  4. zenfreud

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    I'm curious, what particular requirements does praise music have for in-ear monitors?
     
  5. Phillip_H

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    None, but most musicians don't have to use them at every gig.

    Anyway, I use the ones that came with the Shure PSM200.
     
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    sennheiser ew700
    ultimate ears ue10 pro's
    never go back to anything after this stuff.
     
  7. anathema

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    Shure E2s and E3s
     
  8. GuitarDude

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    sennheiser packs ew300.

    westone UM2 ears - amazing in ears.

    we LOVE ours.
     
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    Im using Shure E3Cs, they're discontinued though? My brother and a few other members of the worship team just ordered some westone UM2s though.
     
  10. oldhousescott

    oldhousescott Silver Supporting Member

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    Shure E3's, but the bass is kind of lacking. Anything better at a reasonable price without going the custom molded route?
     
  11. Tbone135

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    E3s here with the Aviom stuff. They've been fine for me.
     
  12. Hugo Da Rosa

    Hugo Da Rosa Silver Supporting Member

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    E2c's. Like oldhousescott, I feel like the bass frequencies are lacking in these too. I think it may be something that Shure in-ears didn't quite focus on.
     
  13. powermatt99

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    I'm the only member of the band using 'ears. I use older Shure EC-1s. They were replaced by the EC-4s about 5 years ago. I play drums and really like the isolation they provide with the foam tips. When I play guitar, I play from just stage noise, no monitor.
     
  14. mattthefiddler

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    westones are nice!

    MY church uses them extensively, mainly to cut down an all noise on stage, and give everyone their own mix.
     
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    i have to use in ears because our church is semi new to the 'contemporary' stylings. and so the stage is still set up for just a piano and an organ. So my spot is right by the opening of the grand piano. if i don't have an in ear i can't hear a gosh darn thing.


    that being said i use Shure E3's. want to get them form fitted but its not that big of a deal. rather save the dough and buy some more pedals :D
     
  16. frankencat

    frankencat Guitarded Gold Supporting Member

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    I have E2's and my wife has E3's. Some of the other team members use Sennheiser and E5's and our drummer uses the M-Audio dual driver ones. I am thinking about moving up the the M-Audio duals.
     
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    Westone Custom Mold ES2's. That is what I use but I will probably go with Ultimate's next time around. The sound decent enough but I recently had to send them back to Westone for some fixing.
     
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    The smaller churches I play usually have E2s, the big ones have E5s or wedges if they're so big that no one will hear stage noise. I have to say the E5s make a huge difference. I've been temped to buy a pair of SE5s but it seems like a waste of money when everywhere I play provides monitors.
     
  19. jon71203

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    its not so much that the music requires the monitors as much as it is the venues........errrr churches. being on staff in a church for some time i know that there is a lot of energy put into keeping stage volumes to a minimum in order to control the house mix.

    for what its worth i use E5's and really like them. another part of the problem with in-ears is what kind of attachment you're using. i used to use the little rubber attachments and felt like the bass just wasn't there. started using custom molds about a year ago and think the bass is right on. i get great mixes with the combo of E5's and molds.
     
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    Westone UM2's. they are excellent, reliable, and have great customer service. I've been using them for over 2 years.
     

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