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Monster Turbine Pro Gold Audiophile In Ear Speaker with ControlTalk (Discontinued by Manufacturer)

by Monster
71 customer reviews
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  • Pro speaker design with low mass, ultra-wide bandwidth driver for superior accuracy
  • All-metal construction cancels unwanted resonance for pure sound
  • Pro Sound Supertip with advanced construction provides maximum sound isolation
  • Pro strain relief; rugged construction withstands heavy duty use
  • MicroStrand conductors with ultra-low impedance for subtle detail and clear audio reproduction
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Product Description

MONSTER 129430 Monster Turbine Pro Gold Audiophile In-Ear Speakers with ControlTalk

Product Details

  • Product Dimensions: 8.2 x 6 x 2.2 inches ; 1 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces
  • Domestic Shipping: Item can be shipped within U.S.
  • International Shipping: This item is not eligible for international shipping. Learn More
  • ASIN: B002NTPLXM
  • Item model number: MHTRB-PIEGLDCT
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (71 customer reviews)
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  • Product Warranty: For warranty information about this product, please click here
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: September 3, 2009

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33 of 37 people found the following review helpful By Kevin Nicholls TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on August 31, 2011
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It seems that there's an ongoing debate between the Turbine Gold and Monster Miles Davis Tribute Jazz In-Ear Headphones, with prices so close to each other. And rather than inundate you with my theories about proper break-in and a sea of frequency charts, I think I can help sum this debate up as such:

If you like Jazz, somewhat less "look at me!" style, and are interested in a hard case with a Miles Davis CD, get the Tributes.
If you plan to use your iPhone / Android as your audio source, don't mind looking a bit flashy, and want to save a few bucks, get these.

I've been switching between these and the Tributes (as well as Shure SE535's) for the past three weeks, and through countless songs, the differences between the Turbine Gold and Miles Davis Tributes are so subtle, there's not a universal "This one has more bass, that one has better mids."

To be honest, unless these are on sale, you might want to consider getting the plain old Turbines. Having owned those as well, the dynamic range of the Pro Gold / Tribute models are better, but not enough to justify the price gap.
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11 of 14 people found the following review helpful By JustBayIt on August 14, 2011
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This is my first pair of high quality headphones. It was without a doubt, one of the best decisions of my life regarding technologies. The lows are amazing, not even mentioning the bass. The bass is deep, but does not pound in your ears. The highs and mids are not the strongest part, but if you want that, go for the Coppers. The build is very strong. I do not imagine these breaking. They feel a little weighted, which reassures you that it is not made completely out of plastic. The boxing is amazing and they give you more than enough ear buds to give you a good fit. The sound isolation is not amazing, but it is very good. If you do not get a good fit, the sound is average, but once you get the right seal, the sound will blow you away. A five star product.
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4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By J. Lee on September 30, 2012
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i bought these around christmas time last year, so they were on an incredible sale (about $180). i highly suggest waiting around then! it makes a hundred dollar difference... these headphones have literally changed my listening experience. I used to think that my Etymotic Research hf3's were incredible, but I have not picked them up once since I bought these. My favorite part of these are the clear, crisp, deep bass. it has amazing midtones and a dynamic range, but the bass blows everything out of the water. the control talk is very handy, especially when it's cold outside and I dont want to take my gloves off to change the song. Initially, i thought that the gold color would chip off immediately, but they have held up amazingly for the past year! I have never ever had a problem with these.

I am also incredibly impressed with the customer service of Monster. First off, the accesssories they include in the package is outstanding. they include everything anyone could possibly want, even 2 different genuine leather cases! it comes with SO MANY eartips... it would be impossible for someone to not find their size. I love the many options it comes with. Another part I really appreciate is the AMAZING warranty. I was so sick of earphone companies that only replace earphones if it is a manufacturer's defect. Monster replaces your earphones once NO QUESTIONS ASKED. even if you stepped on them, or dropped them in water, whatever. I think that is absolutely fabulous customer service. I remember calling up customer service once too, and they were so kind and willing to help with whatever I needed. Lovely people!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Max on December 30, 2012
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I don't really think these require a super long review. They are amazing. They're the best earphones I've ever used. I got them on sale for 149.99 which is an incredible price. Although I feel like they're worth 300 dollars. These blow beats away. Buy them
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By HellzCowboy on December 12, 2012
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I have been through many sets of in-ear headphones throughout the years and these are hands-down the best headphones I have used. Upon unboxing the headphones I was already impressed. The headphones come in a black velvet box with gold lettering on it. Open the box and the headphones are presented very well. The headphones come with a hard pouch, a soft-pouch, over-ear clips (useless to be honest), a holder for six-sets of ear buds, instructions, warranty, and more extra ear buds than you know what to do with. They have many shapes, sizes, styles, and materials, but I personally found that the buds that were already on the headphones were the best for my ears.
Like most headphones they need about 5-10 minutes of breaking in before they reach their full potential. The sound in the headphones is breath taking. The bass is heavy and does not get distorted, it is easy to hear the different levels of music, and the headphones add a significant depth to the sound. The sound is clear and strong. the headphones have a slight amount of weight to them, but you forget they are in your ears after a few minutes. The sounds cancelling is also fantastic. I have had people pounding on my door for 5 minutes and I had no idea they were there. Monster also has a great warranty program, where if you break you head phones they will send you a second replacement pair for free. However, if you break the replacement pair you are SOL. I fully recommend these headphones and I will be very happy with them for a long time.
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