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Beats by Dr. Dre MIXR Black Over-Ear Headphone

100% Positive Reviews
Rated #446 in Over-Ear

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Pros: Fun sound! Rigid construction. They look really nice.

Cons: Bass will not fit acoustic music. Not very comfortable.

No one having heard them all will disagree with this: these are hands down the best of the Beats headphones.  I'd say they're what the beats should have been in the beginning. They are very cool looking, but also breath quality. I think the are the most attractive of the bunch, with nice blend of red and black and cool, stealth-like matte finish. Materials are top notch. These feel seriously solid. Build quality is every bit as good as you'd expect for the price. They're also lightweight so thats a good thing (unlike the PROs). 

 

Where they really surprised me was in the sound. The first thing I noticed was a very strong, powerful bass response. Probably the most elevated bass of all the beats headphones. But it's done very well. The bass doesn't feel loose, or slow, or muddy - it's just fun and energetic. Then came the midrange, and while the bass is more elevated and does overpower a bit, the midrange is present and with fairly good tonality. Nothing standard-setting, but it's a midrange that does the job fine. Doesn't feel passive and slow like the PROs and is much more refined than the Studio and Solos. These are EXCELLENT headphones for bass-heavy music. They really are, trust me. 

 

Didn't really try out the treble. But I felt it was well behaved. Not piercing, not to recessed. 

 

For hip-hop these are a great match. They have VERY strong bass, but at the same time quite clean and balanced sound. Not sloppy or muddy. 

 

The comfort is not really great. The pads are pretty hard and they clamp a lot. Needs more padding. 

 

I recommend (yup, I said it) these for fans of hip-hop and other bass-heavy music. They are not GREAT headphones, but they're fine. The bass is way too strong to work for acoustic music though so I wouldn't buy them if you are a serious listener seeking accurate sound. These are for putting on your head and just rock out for a while (not too long though, as they'll start to hurt eventually). 

Now, do they stand up against the Audio technica M50 or the Sennheiser HD25? Well, no. Those dig more deeply into the music with more refinement. They are also much more neutral. So I guess these are still overpriced, or those two are great value... decide for yourself. You do get much better looks and build quality than the M50s or HD25s though.

 

 

Beats by Dr. Dre MIXR Black Over-Ear Headphone
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Now professional DJs and demanding audio enthusiasts have headphones worthy of respect. Beats™ by Dr. Dre™ MIXR™ adds swiveling earcups to the ultra-crisp sonic reproduction that made Beats famous, so you can monitor your environment without ever compromising your listening experience. Created in partnership with Grammy-Award-winning producer and DJ David Guetta, MIXR gives you the best of both worlds in a sturdy, lightweight package. Professional level sound Created in partnership with two-time Grammy Award-winning producer and world-renowned DJ David Guetta to deliver best-in-class sound for a professional DJ or casual user. Sturdy-yet-lightweight design Designed with durability in mind for convenient transport. Ultra-flexible headband, sturdy, metal earcups, and a quick-fold design for compact and easy storage make MIXR perfect whether you're in the club or on the go. Rotating earcups Earcups cut off ambient noise or swivel back behind the ears to allow users to hear their surroundings. Dual-input connectors Convenient dual inputs let you plug in from either the left or right side. Use the extra input to Daisy chain headphones for a second listener. Adjustable and comfortable fit Adjustable headband slides for a perfect fit. Extendable earcups also pivot up, down and side-to-side to ensure a plush and flexible fit around the ears. Great look and design A slick matte finish, available in either black or white. WHAT'S IN THE BOX Beats MIXR over-ear headphones 1/8" to 1/8" cable 1/8" to 1/4" adapter Monster ControlTalk for iPhone®, Blackberry®, and other smart phones Touring case Monster Clean Cloth with advanced Aegis Microbe Shield technology 1 year warranty "Made for iPod", "Made for iPhone" and "Made for iPad" mean that an electronic accessory has been designed to connect specifically to iPod, iPhone, or iPad, respectively, and has been certified by the developer to meet Apple performance standards. Apple is not responsible for the operation of this device or its compliance with safety and regulatory standards. Please note that the use of this accessory with iPod, iPhone, or iPad may affect wireless performance. The remote and mic are supported only by iPod nano (4th and 5th generation), iPod classic (120GB, 160GB only), iPod touch (2nd and 3rd generation), iPhone 3GS, and iPad. The remote is supported by iPod shuffle (3rd generation). Audio is supported by all iPod models. Requires latest iPod software. Support for Blackberry® varies by model. Subject to change. Find complete music phone compatibility: ControlTalk Compatibility for MP3 Players/iPhones

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DetailValue
BindingElectronics
BrandMonster
ColorBlack
EAN0050644627361
FeatureSturdy, lightweight, durable, and comfortable
Weight1.98 pounds
Width6.9 inches
LabelMonster Cable Products, Inc.
List Price$279.95
ManufacturerMonster Cable Products, Inc.
ModelMH BTS MXR OE BK CT WW
MPN128706-00
Package Quantity1
Product GroupCE
Product Type NameHEADPHONES
PublisherMonster Cable Products, Inc.
StudioMonster Cable Products, Inc.
TitleBeats by Dr. Dre MIXR Black Over-Ear Headphone
UPC050644627361
Product Type Subcategory2305445
Release Date2012-03-19
SKU267956
SizeOne Size
Part Number128706-00
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