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MEElectronics HT-21 Portable Travel Headphone with Swivel Cups and Lightweight, Adjustable, Foldable Headband - Black (2nd Generation)
MEElectronics HT-21 Portable Travel Headphone with Swivel Cups and Lightweight, Adjustable, Foldable Headband - Black (2nd Generation)
Offered by S2E
Price: $14.99
13 used & new from $14.50

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars a bargain, November 13, 2011
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bought these earlier this year for just under $20, worth every penny. bass monsters these are not, not even in the slightest. the mids a bit forward but smooth. the highs are also a bit forward but not annoyingly screeching, if that makes sense. the bass is there and well defined, it just will not go BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! overall the sound is very smooth and well balanced.


Pioneer DJ-Inspired SE-MJ71-S Steel Wheels Headphones (Silver)
Pioneer DJ-Inspired SE-MJ71-S Steel Wheels Headphones (Silver)
Offered by LAVATRONS
Price: $42.99
2 used & new from $42.99

0 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars look elsewhere, November 13, 2011
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the bass rolls off in a bad way from a massive bass hump that bled a truly annoying thudding noise all the way into the mid-range, so having said that there was very little mid-range. there were no highs, just an immense shrill that then overpowered the bloated bass from the other end. a V headphone this wasn't, more like a very skinny U with the devil chasing it. the soundstage was small, as if all instruments were positioned in one spot, about 8 inches from your face. not recommended, just dreadful.


Monster Turbine PRO High-Performance In-Ear Speakers (Copper)
Monster Turbine PRO High-Performance In-Ear Speakers (Copper)
4 used & new from $140.00

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A very good pair of IEMs, May 9, 2011
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i bought these headphones on sale just slightly north of $200, a good price for this pair. first off these are made of metal thus are heavy, not for jogging or any kind of physical activity. build quality is top notch as are the accessories that come with it. my comparison for this pair will be the original monster turbine and the ultimate ears triple.fi.

the coppers have the same sound signature as the original turbines but more refined, though the highs and mids are a bit recessed and the bass is full and powerful. the highs and mids, though recessed, sound very smooth and well defined without the minor shrill and blurring of the highs as are in the original turbines. the amount of detail is extraordinary, as if john coltrane himself is seated about 8 feet in front of you wailing on his horn. the bass, on the other hand, is powerful and full. more bass than the original turbines but not boomy. each bass note is defined and not individually overpowering. the lower bass octave as a whole is powerful and complete but can not be considered a 'bass-head' earphones.

the triple.fis have a different sound signature. the sound stage is broader and over all more smooth sounding compared to the coppers. the highs on the triple.fis are sparkly but not too bright. the mids are a bit recessed but otherwise good sounding. the bass is full and deep, not as powerful as the coppers but still very warm with good impact.

keep in mind a thorough burn-in process is highly recommended for an IEM with dynamic drivers, at least several days. you initial reaction to earing the coppers without a proper burn-in with be one of grave disappointment. all bass, over powering bass, and very recessed sound. also the three compared IEMs are of top tier headphones and should not be compared to stock earbuds or othewise crappy headphones of the skullcandy variety. in light of above stated differences, these three headphones are in fact still far superior to earbuds and/or any crappy headphones that one might find at your local cell phone superstore. having said that, steer clear of the monster beats tour and the jamz, just dreadful. cheers, rosco


Ultimate Ears TripleFi 10 Noise Isolating Earphones
Ultimate Ears TripleFi 10 Noise Isolating Earphones
Offered by L&Y Business
Price: $379.99
20 used & new from $218.50

5.0 out of 5 stars awesome, just awesome, January 13, 2011
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even at the price of $185, buy them now. before the price goes back up to where it usually is. at this price range, no other pair of IEM earphones come close. clarity is brilliant, bass is smooth and highs warm. usually with average 'high end' IEMs, the highs are still screechy, as if a tweeter was mounted on the bottom of an empty soda can firing downward at great volume or the bass is muffled as if a large pillow was thrown over the bass woofer and it sent the cat fleeing. not in this case, clarity is spot on. music is clear and precise, if you play low-end mp3, you will notice. cheers.


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5.0 out of 5 stars best cans for the price, January 8, 2011
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the classic grado sound and probably the best pair of cans at $100. brilliant stage presence, punchy mids and warm lows. jazz and classical music sounds brilliant. bass heavy tunes, not so much, still better than any pair of cans around this price range. the sound does leak incredibly so not good for the office. cheers.


HIFIMAN - EF-2A HEADPHONE AMP
HIFIMAN - EF-2A HEADPHONE AMP
Offered by Kraft Street Audio
Price: $169.00
12 used & new from $119.00

37 of 43 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars brilliant little amp, January 8, 2011
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drives any pair of cans with authority, bypassing the computer DAC and using the Hi-Fi burr-brown chip, absolutely brilliant. from there the sound is driven through the vacuum tubes and out to the headphones. the sound is clean but slightly bright. the highs are definitely there, mid-range clarity is punchy, and the bass warm, not muddled or boomy. it must be noted that a 'burn in' process must be completed for at least 10 hours for the vacuum tubes. otherwise you might be disappointed at first, it will be harsh at first, then become smooth, very smooth. cheers.
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Monster Turbine High Performance In-Ear Speakers (127593) - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Monster Turbine High Performance In-Ear Speakers (127593) - Black (Discontinued by Manufacturer)
Offered by Clear View Movies
Price: $89.98
31 used & new from $68.99

3.0 out of 5 stars decent ear phones, January 8, 2011
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bought these when they were $58 so i really cant complain too much. here goes: the lows are there, loud and boomy but a bit muddled. the mids are a bit understated and the highs are a bit smeared. requiring one to start messing with the EQ, which is not a good idea if you have a good source. but still, far superior to any ear buds that come with any mp3 player or cell phone. if you're a bass head listening to EDM or hip-hop, these are for you, buy them now. if you listen to jazz or classical, look else where. also they are made of metal and a bit heavy so they will make their way out and fall off if you're running or doing any kind of exercise.


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