IN-EAR MONITOR INTERNATIONAL TRADE ORGANIZATION

IEMITO brings together in-ear manufacturers, dealers, suppliers, and end-users to shape the future of the global headphone market. The trade organization serves as a platform to aggregate the best and brightest developments within the in-ear space.

We publish a repository of unbiased information and act as a directory for all members.

BECOME A MEMBER

"With the growth of the IEM product category over the past 25 years, it’s important to have a trade organization dedicated to meeting the needs of both manufacturers and end users while promoting the use of in-ear monitors. Sensaphonics is proud to be a founding member of IEMITO.”

Dr. Michael Santucci, Au.D., founder and President of Sensaphonics, Inc.

"It is exciting to see a new platform with so much potential. We are definitely looking forward to everything that IEMITO offers and we hope this will take our industry to the next level with people from all over the world.”

Eric Kim — Sales Director of Consumer Division for Soundcat

EVERYTHING YOU'VE EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT IN-EARS

Welcome to IEMITO — your source for all things relating to in-ear monitors and true wireless earphones. We're here to answer any and all questions and to help you make great decisions about your next IEM purchase.

The In-Ear Monitor International Trade Organization is a vibrant community of in-ear manufacturers, designers, sound engineers, hobbyists, suppliers, technicians, journalists, in-ear retailers, and industry pioneers who are actively shaping the market for in-ear monitors.

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The 7 Questions to Ask before Buying In-Ear Monitors

If you can answer ALL of these 7 questions, then you'll have no regrets with your in-ear purchase.

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THE TOP 10 MUST READ IN-EAR MONITOR ARTICLES

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What's the difference between an In-Ear Monitor, an Earphone, and a Headphone?

The terms are often thrown around interchangeably but there are significant differences between headphones, earphones, and in-ear monitors.

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It only takes one performance to experience all of the benefits of in-ear monitors

In-ear monitors provide sound isolation and help performers stay in pitch and hit their cues. And getting started with them is much easier than you might think.

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In-ear monitors are for the studio, for the stage, and for the true music lover

The in-ear monitor is the most versatile of all headphones. It is the most compact. The most portable. And the best way to make & listen to music.

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The Difference Between a Good IEM and a Great IEM

There is a world of difference between a good IEM and a great IEM. If you are considering purchasing an IEM, spend the extra time and money to make it great! The additional value is priceless.

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Transitioning to In-Ears in 4 Easy Steps

The payoff is big but making the leap to in-ear monitors can be a difficult experience. But it doesn't have to be. Here are 4 simple steps to follow to ensure success.

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In-Ears Improve the Way you Work as a Team During Live Shows

In-Ear Monitors connect artists, engineers, and backline professionals. By integrating a talkback system into your in-ear mix, you can improve communications and control for all possible situations that arise during the show — without having to interfere with the performance.

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Louder Isn't Better || Tips On Mixing In-Ear Monitors

The goal is to protect hearing while giving a balanced, clear mix.

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Is there a Need to Move from Universal In-Ears to Custom In-Ears?

Nearly all in-ear users start their personal monitoring journey with universal In-Ears. What makes someone want to try custom molded in-ears?

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In-ear Monitors give singers unprecedented control over their voice

In-ear monitors can help vocalists sing with ease and with far less strain. Use these simple mic control practice techniques to master singing with in-ear monitors.

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The Whole Band Does Not Need to Transition at the Same Time

One of the biggest misconceptions about in-ear monitors is that the whole band needs to make the switch at the same time. This isn't true and it's one of the leading causes of missing out on the benefits of IEMS.

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DEEPEN YOUR IEM KNOWLEDGE. BECOME AN IN-EAR EXPERT.

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In-Ear Monitors Should be a Must-Have with Any Instrument Purchase

One of the biggest reasons that there is so much misinformation about in-ears is because music store professionals don't understand how to sell them.

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Here's how to prevent IEM Drop Out

Use a Helical Antenna and an IEM combiner to prevent signal drop out.

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Mixing Monitors on a Late Night TV Show

Paul Klimson shares his expertise on the day-to-day portions of mixing a late night TV house band and navigating the role that music plays in reinforcing the comedy portions of the show. He discusses various talkback systems and using IEMs for program feeds.

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Razones por las Cuales se Debería Usar Audífonos Profesionales

Una entrevista con German Tarazona Llano, el Ingeniero de Sonido de Maluma, habla acerca del uso de los audífonos profesionales.

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Here's How to Sell In-Ear Monitors in Music Retail Shops

Customers are aware of in-ear monitors but always assume that they are only for top-touring pro acts; the standard line being “I’ll get them some day.” And MI sales professionals didn’t have a simple process to follow. That’s why we wrote this article.

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Why Every MI Retailer Should Double their Stock of Personal Monitoring Systems

The personal monitoring category is a stable growing market for the MI retailer. Does your team understand how to best sell them?

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Isolation Versus Venting || The New Debate for In-Ear Design

Balvinder Singh, Chief Engineer for Stealth Sonics, discusses the benefits of a pressure release valve for in-ear monitors.

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Tuning Drums For Your In Ear Mix

With IEM’s, the sound is going straight into your brain! There’s no PA to color the sound, and no distance factor that allows a sound to develop. So for an IEM mix, the key is to limit the amount of excess air in the drum sound and keep the tones warm.

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How Many Drivers Do You Need?

Worship Musician just recently published a wonderful article by Doug Leavy - Worship & CCM Artist Relations Manager for Jerry Harvey Audio - that focuses on THE BIG question for in-ear monitors. Just how many drivers do you really need?

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Here's How In-Ear Monitors Help Production Managers

In-Ears aren't just for the artists. They provide consistency and help streamline shows. They offer the band and crew a means to communicate and they let the FOH engineer have more control over the house mix. No wonder production managers encourage their artists to get onto in-ears; they make managing the tour easier.

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Prime Time Ready IEMS

If your band is going to play a late night TV show, here’s a step-by-step guide on how to seize your moment. Don't forget the IEMs.

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In-Ear Monitors for Drummers

What's more important — a good in-ear monitor system or your snare drum?

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