The Full Wiki

Westone: Wikis

Advertisements
  
  

Note: Many of our articles have direct quotes from sources you can cite, within the Wikipedia article! This article doesn't yet, but we're working on it! See more info or our list of citable articles.

Encyclopedia

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Westone logo

Westone is a manufacturer of hearing healthcare products and high-end earphones (sometimes referred to as canalphones), otherwise known as in-ear monitors (IEMs), used by professional musicians and audiophiles.

Contents

Background

Westone Laboratories, Inc. was established in 1959 by Ron Morgan, Sr. in the family cabin outside of Divide, Colorado, USA. Westone gradually grew from a small family business to a market leader in the hearing healthcare industry under the leadership of Morgan's son, Randy. Westone is headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, with satellite manufacturing facilities located in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Westone's current president is Lynn Kehler, who was appointed to the position after the death of Randy Morgan.

Products

Westone manufactures and sells custom earpieces for the hearing healthcare market, hearing protection products, custom communications earpieces, clinical and audiological supplies, musicians hearing protection and in-ear monitors for professional musicians and audiophiles.

In-Ear Monitors for Pro Musicians / High-end Earphones for Audiophiles

Westone was one of the pioneers in the development of in-ear monitors (IEMs) for professional musicians and earphones for audiophiles. Westone currently has two different ranges of in-ear monitors, the Universal Series (UM1, UM2, UM3X and Westone 3) and the Elite Series (ES1, ES2, ES3 and ES3X). The single driver UM1, dual driver UM2, and triple driver UM3X are targeted toward Universal on-stage monitoring . While the Westone 3 is the first true 3-way universal fit earphone on the market aimed at the personal listening/audiophile markets. The custom fit Elite Series IEMs, namely the ES1, ES2 and ES3, are targeted mainly toward professional Custom musicians for On-stage Monitoring.

Advertisements

Earphones

Universal Monitor Driver
Westone 1 Single Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Driver
Westone UM1 Single Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Driver
Westone 2 Dual Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Driver with In-Ear, Inline Pre-Emptive Crossover
Westone UM2 Dual Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Drivers with In-Ear, Inline Pre-Emptive Crossover
Westone 3 Triple Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Drivers with In-Ear, Three-way Inline Pre-Emptive Crossover
Westone UM3X Triple Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Drivers with In-Ear, Three-way Inline Pre-Emptive Crossover
Westone 3 Limited Edition Triple Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Drivers with In-Ear, Three-way Inline Pre-Emptive Crossover with ultra accurate tuning.
Custom Monitor Driver
Westone CR-1 Single Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Driver
Westone ES1 Single Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Driver
Westone ES2 Dual Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Drivers with In-Ear, Three-way Inline Pre-Emptive Crossover
Westone ES3 Triple Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Drivers with In-Ear, Three-way Inline Pre-Emptive Crossover
Westone ES3X Triple Low Mass/High Energy Precision Balanced Armature Drivers with In-Ear, Three-way Inline Pre-Emptive Crossover
A Pair of Westone UM1 earphones with universal-fit Comply eartips.

Affiliations

Westone is one of the world's largest manufacturers of custom fit earpieces. The Company's earpieces are used for hearing healthcare, recreation, industrial and military applications. Westone's core business is custom earpieces for hearing healthcare (i.e., used in conjunction with hearing aids), but it has significant market presence in the professional musician and audiophile market. Westone originally designed and manufactured the E1 and E5 for Shure, another maker of high-end audio equipment. Westone also co-developed and manufactured the early Ultimate Ears brand in-ear monitors.

External links


Strategy wiki

Up to date as of January 23, 2010
(Redirected to Category:Westone article)

From StrategyWiki, the free strategy guide and walkthrough wiki

stub

This company category is a stub. Help us expand it with details as well as a {{company}} infobox. Reliable information can be researched on wikipedia or you can just search for "Westone" on Google. Do this and you get a cookie.

Pages in category "Westone"

The following 6 pages are in this category, out of 6 total.

D

M

T

W


Advertisements






Got something to say? Make a comment.
Your name
Your email address
Message