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Beats by Dr. Dre Tour In-Ear Headphones

half a star is far too much

juston

Pros: cheap

Cons: everything else but cheap

Bought these when being on vacation the past weeks, since "argl" I missed to pack my in-ears and thought, ok, for 2 weeks on the beach, let's pick the first ones I came across. What I learned now, and since the first impression always counts, keep your hands back from packages with "Beats" on it. I expected less, since that brand is well know by poeple with equipment causing ear-cancer, but I...
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Descent headphone if you want something portable and stylish, but falls short overall, especially considering the price.
Descent headphone if you want something portable and stylish, but falls short overall,...

Sennheiser Momentum

Pros: Very warm mids, great overall construction, fantastic design, descent isolation

Cons: Lacks detail, almost no soundstage, earpads very small, expensive

When AKG meets Sennheiser and vise versa.
When AKG meets Sennheiser and vise versa.

AKG K712 Pro

Pros: Smoother and much added bass over the previous K7xx series, warmer, great phone to chill out to.

Cons: Mini 3 pin XLR connector makes adding a balanced cable impractical for most.

A worthy update to a classic
A worthy update to a classic

Grado Labs SR225e

Pros: Startling clarity, expansive soundstage, tuneful and articulate bass

Cons: A bit strident on suboptimally engineered / mastered recordings

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