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Altec Lansing UHP206 Backbeat Series In Ear Headphone with Ulitmate Ears technology Reviews

theBjrd

My first headphones

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Pros: Incredible durability, good sound for the price

Cons: Harsh highs, slightly noisy cable

I remember getting my first iPod in 2007, the 3rd generation nano. The earbuds that came with it stopped working when I left them in my pocket and washed them, so I ran out to Best Buy and picked up these since they were on sale. I actually still have them in almost the same condition, but nowadays I just use them as my occasional backups for my daily commute to school. But enough of that story, here's a quick review:   Sound I didn't buy these for sound quality, I bought them because of the price and the cloth cord. The sound of these reflects the default Apple earbuds, so it's decent for the price. It's fairly balanced. My only problem with the sound is that sometimes the...
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TheGame21x

Great Sound Quality for the Price, but Don't Pay Too Much for Them

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Pros: Big Bass, Full-bodied sound, Good detail across the board

Cons: Big Bass, Terrible microphonics, Finicky fit, Terrible microphonics (they're so bad that this deserves to be listed twice)

Prelude   I admit it; I’m something of a bass-head. I love a pair of headphones, earbuds or in ear monitors that can produce deep, powerful, rich and well-textured bass tones and when I come across something that’s reasonably priced and produces the kind of bass that I’m looking for, I have to give it a try. The item in question this time is a pair of Altec Lansing Backbeat Plus in ear monitors. These are advertised as featuring “extra bass power” and “balanced mids and highs”, which is fairly standard marketing jargon for such a product. I scouted these out on eBay (it's amazing the headphone deals one can find) and managed to snag a pair for just $2.99 plus $6.99 for...
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