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Ah, there's my music,
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This review is from: SOUL by Ludacris SL300WB High Definition Noise Canceling Headphones (Black/White) (Discontinued by Manufacturer) (Electronics)
I started my search for noise cancellation headphones because I couldn't enjoy my music at home with all the neighbors dogs barking. I first went to Best Buy and tried out the Bose QuietComfort 15 and various Dre Beats. Unfortunately, Soul's are only available online but I'm glad I trusted the reviews and ordered them w/o completely knowing what I was getting into. The Soul's noise cancellation is amazing if not better than what I remember at the store from the Bose QuiteComforts. These are very comfortable to wear too. After 4 hours, my ears were a little warm but nothing that required me to lift them up periodically to breathe as I had read about the QuiteComforts.
In regards to sound quality, at first I was a little disappointed because I was looking for a little more base and that was one place Dre Beats shined. Then I realized that the Soul's don't try to drown you out with base but actually PLAYS your music in a way I've never heard. If you really want to listen to your music, and I mean every note, chord, string, cough... these headphones are for you. I'm absolutely mesmerized by all the music I was missing in my music.
Celebrity endorsed fads or not, the underlying company that produced these headphones took advantage of the marketing opportunity and made in my opinion a great product. Worth $300? For me, yes.
Was replying to a comment below about the noise cancellation and thought I'd provide a short update. After several months of use, I'm still really happy with these headphones and use them just about every week. I was a little unsure if was losing quality due to the batteries getting low (didn't remember reading about a low battery indicator in the instructions) but sure enough the power LED began blinking a couple days later.
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Initial post: Dec 15, 2011 6:53:40 PM PST
Larry F. Rogers says:
Noise cancellation doesn't drown out dogs. Volume drowns out dogs.
In reply to an earlier post on Feb 16, 2012 6:54:28 AM PST
Hehe.. true. I should have elaborated that I'm usually inside sitting in front of a single pane glass sliding door. With just noise cancellation on, it's significantly better but yes, I can still hear the dogs. I don't think I've ever heard of anyone achieving 100% but I'd love to know if they have. With music playing at just a normal volume, I can't hear the dogs at all nor anyone talking to me in the room. With noise cancellation off, that's not the case (volume has to be way up).
Posted on Oct 31, 2012 9:47:27 PM PDT
T. Luther says:
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