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Great sound and style, good price
on January 11, 2012
I found these Incase Reflex headphones while searching for a good set of headphones to snowboard with, that sound great and still looked good. Earbuds were not an option, I like being able to easily move the phones with my gloves still on. Its almost impossible to put tiny buds into your ears with thick gloves on. The reflexes are easy to maneuver and feel surprisingly durable, though we'll see how well the connection to the headband holds up. They are easy to wear with or without a hat and sit comfortably on my ears. Good sound isolation as well.
Sound quality is good, not as clear and loud as my Technics RP DH-1200s which I have used for monitoring and DJing for years with great results, but close. The low end seems boomier, but a little EQ adjustments go a long way to even it out. These are way better than any skullcandy headphones and buds I've had. I wouldn't use these to DJ because of how the drivers are connected to the headband, but the sleek design makes it tempting (I would never snowboard with my DJ cans though) . Tight, snappy bass and clear highs. I was originally going to get the brown ones, but felt like the black ones looked better when I saw them in person, very understated. I found them for 39.99 @ Urban Outfitters, half the retail price. I might not have got them had they been $80, but now that i've tried them out $80 is a good deal. The remote works great with my ipod nano allowing me to pause, skip tracks back and forth, rewind and fast forward all with a few well timed clicks of a single button. Volume controls are easy to use with gloves on too. I'm very happy that the cord is only on one side, it just makes things easier when combining it with jackets, hats and goggles. I'm tempted to try the sonic for home, and possible studio and DJ use.
Haven't dunked them into chest deep powder yet, but as soon as we get some I'll let you know how they handle the inclement weather.