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Monster Diamond Tears Edge On-Ear Headphones (Crystal)

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  • Includes ControlTalk Universal Cable and Apple ControlTalk Cable, for calls through your headphones
  • Low profile, right-angle connector for a snag-free, secure fit
  • No-hassle, tangle-free cables lets you move freely
  • Monster Cleaning Cloth with advanced Aegis Microbe Shield
  • Touring case providing stylish protection for your headphones
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Color: Crystal
  • Microphone-Feature

Product Details

Color: Crystal
  • Product Dimensions: 2.5 x 6.2 x 8 inches ; 8.2 ounces
  • Shipping Weight: 3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Shipping: This item is also available for shipping to select countries outside the U.S.
  • ASIN: B005LAIFE2
  • Item model number: MH JYP DT ON CT WW
  • Average Customer Review: 4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (93 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,739 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)
  • Date first available at Amazon.com: October 1, 2011

Product Description

Color: Crystal

From the Manufacturer

 Diamond Tears Edge On-Ear Headphones by Monster

 Diamond Tears Edge On-Ear Headphones by Monster

Diamond Tears Edge On-Ear Headphones

The thrill of diamonds. The emotion of your music.
Nothing is more desired than diamonds: the clarity, the perfection. And no headphone in the world marries haute couture and audio performance like Diamond Tears by Monster. They are the high-definition on-ear headphones that let you hear your favorite songs just as the artist created them in the studio. Clear. Involving. Impactful. Edgy.

 Diamond Tears Edge On-Ear Headphones by Monster

The ultimate in fashion meets the ultimate in sound.
The Diamond Tears high-definition headphone was created much like an object of high fashion -- designed with unfettered imagination and only the finest materials. When you're hearing Diamond Tears you're hearing your music the way you've never heard before: through proprietary driver technology and the cut-no-corners materials required for high-performance audio. It was the only way to deliver the ultra-accurate response that Diamond Tears promises.

The power of great beauty.
Diamond Tears uses no amplification or noise cancellation circuitry that adds other frequencies and colors the sound, so you hear the music, potent and uncompromised. Thunderous, riveting bass. Thrillingly precise mids. Dazzling highs. Imagine the clearest, most compelling music system you've ever heard. Now imagine wearing it.

 Diamond Tears Edge On-Ear Headphones by Monster

Like a fine example of haute couture -- a marriage of style and comfort.
In a high-performance headphone, fit is everything. To delivery extreme clarity and hard-driving bass, the foam earcup density must be of the highest quality and embrace you effortlessly to keep the noise out and your music in. From the first moment you try on Diamond Tears -- even before you turn on your music -- you feel the physical blend of comfort and technology that must exist for high-definition audio performance to occur.

 Diamond Tears Edge On-Ear Headphones by Monster

ControlTalk for any Smartphone or Tablet
Every Diamond Tears Edge comes with three cables: a ControlTalk cable for controlling music and phone calls from iPad®, iPhone® and iPod®, a ControlTalk Universal cable for controlling Androids, tablets and other devices, and a straight mini-to-mini cable for airplane listening. Fully compatible with Skype™

Made by artists, for those who value beauty in their life.
JYP is redefining the sound of pop music all over the world. Through his music, his movies and his supergroups like Wondergirls and RAIN JYP has delighted the world with his mixture of edgy fashion and irresistible sound. He and the technological artists at Monster have worked relentlessly to create an unrivalled sound and fashion experience.

 Diamond Tears Edge On-Ear Headphones by Monster

What's in the box:
  • High-performance music headphone
  • ControlTalk and Control Talk Universal for hands-free phone and music control
  • Low profile, right-angle connector
  • Three no-hassle, tangle-free cables
  • Monster Cleaning Cloth with advanced Aegis Microbe Shield
  • Touring Case, stylish protection for your headphones

"Made for iPod", "Made for iPhone" and "Made for iPad" mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance.

The remote and mic are supported only by iPod nano (4th and 5th generation), iPod classic (120GB, 160GB only), iPod touch (2nd and 3rd generation), iPhone 3GS, and iPad. The remote is supported by iPod shuffle (3rd generation). Audio is supported by all iPod models. Requires latest iPod software.

Support for Blackberry® varies by model. Subject to change.

Product Description

Edgy like diamonds, smooth like tears / Unique and elegant jewelry-like on-ear crystal design / Super accurate & detailed sound reproduction

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

The sound quality of these headphones is amazing.
In addition to the carrying case and cords, there is a little spray bottle of "Monster Shine" and a soft cleaning cloth to keep the headphones looking their best.
Joel Avrunin
CONCLUSION If you like the look, with the Blinged-out excess, you will LOVE these headphones.

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Color Name: Crystal Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
While I am not familiar with the Korean pop music scene, I am quite a music lover and know my headphones. While I normally wear a pair Audio Technica ATH-ANC7B Active Noise-Cancelling Closed-Back Headphones, these Diamond Tears Edge looked so interesting that I had to try them. They are entirely passive with no noise canceling capabilities, but as you'll read, I almost didn't notice. There are many ways to evaluate headphones - sound, comfort, utility, value, and look. With most headphone reviews, I would start talking about the sound. In this case, I must first describe the look.


Not a single photo in the gallery encapsulates how beautiful these headphones are to see. I was expecting a sort of plastic-diamond over the headphone, and was amazed at how the coating actually appeared to glimmer and change color as it caught the light. This not tinted plastic, but rather created by vapor deposition procedures, the same methodology used for creating reflective coating on astronomical mirrors. I was tipping them back and forth for awhile just admiring the color. These will get you compliments anywhere you wear them, but are surprisingly not "over the top" in shine. They look sharp. Complementing the pinkish-glimmering diamonds are solid white-leather ear cups that cradle your ears.

One note on fashion - the primary color of these is "pink on white". In US fashion, these would likely be seen as a woman's color, but that would definitely vary based on culture and country. There is a black diamond color coming that I saw on YouTube which I expect will be very popular in the US when it is introduced.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful By J. Russell on March 28, 2013
Color Name: Crystal Verified Purchase
So these are actually my first pair of on-ear headphones, all the ones I've owned in the past being the apple earbuds or Beats earbuds. My long-suffering pair of Heartbeats broke a couple of months ago and after trying a pair of these in a store, I was instantly sold, more for their sound than their looks but let me be clear, these look like no other headphone out there.

The sound on these is incredible and well balanced. Most headphones I've owned have either the problem of not enough bass or too much thumpy, exaggerated bass. Not so with these- there's plenty of clean, thick bass but not to the point of "thudding" and overpowering the treble and the mids. It fits well, especially for pop or music with neutral levels. For metal music, the balance might be a downside for some, but this doesn't bother me any because I doubt hardcore metal heads would be into a headphone looking like this.

Which brings me to the style: nothing prepared me for actually wearing these. I live on a smaller Western American college campus and as far as I've seen, I'm the only one with a pair and they're quite an attention getter. If the sunlight catches the diamond studs on the earpieces at just the right angle, your head becomes a shimmering prism disco ball.... You should be prepared for plenty of looks and compliments and envious glares if you wear these in public. Maybe a girl could pull the look off better, but I'm a guy rocking pinkish crystal headphones and I love it.

If there's a downside to these headphones it would be the comfort. The earpieces are soft but for my large ears, they get a bit uncomfortable after a while because of the tight fit and the stiff headband- after a few days of wearing and stretching them it got better.
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26 of 32 people found the following review helpful By Bob Dog VINE VOICE on July 31, 2012
Color Name: Crystal Vine Customer Review of Free Product ( What's this? )
The "Diamond ("Music with the clarity of diamonds") & Tears" headphones by Monster, are the best headphones I've ever owned. They are first rate in every way. According to the box, these headphones were "Inspired and musically directed" by JYP (Park Jin Young), founder of South Korean record label JYP Entertainment Company, Ltd, once the home to artists such as Rain, Park Ji Yoon and Byul, G.O.D. The label's current roster of recording artists includes Wonder Girls, 2AM, 2PM, Miss A, JOO, San E, MBLAQ, 8eight and JJ Project.

The first impression is very positive as a result of the sleek, black, plastic wrapped, Apple-ish box, which opens like an immense jewelry clam shell. Everything has been thought out. It comes with cleaning supplies to maintain the gorgeous, shiny, faceted, diamond (plastic) studded, tear-shaped ear pieces, which are lined with the softest white leather. Also included are three clear plastic coated, low tangle cables - 1. a basic cable, 2. a cable with an in-line control talk (for I-Phones), pause (one click), no talk, clicker, and 3. my favorite, a cable like #2 but with the ability to advance to the next track (two quick clicks), increase or decrease the volume, and go back a track (three quick clicks).

The headphones also include a cloth drawstring "touring" bag located behind the top of the box. Pull on the cloth tab to pull the back away from the top of the box to reveal the bag (and the instruction manual in a dozen languages!). The earphones have an input port on both sides. You can chose which side to insert the cable, or someone else can insert their cable and listen along with you.

I have a huge head (8 1/2") with which I prove on a regular basis that with head gear like baseball caps, bike helmets, etc.
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