“ Qualia design & price tag but poor quality cable, & SQ should be better at that price range. Another explanation could be that I didn't receive the real thing, since I didn't get all the accessories, box & documentation with them, just the actual EXQ1 set of in-ear earphones. They would be very well imitated fakes since cosmetically they look the same, AFAIK. ” --the wizard of oz
“ XBA-A2 The title says "Japanese import" and I had to an add and search just to do a review. I went on a mission yesterday I had no preconceptions or ideas except I wanted a delivery of mids like my open back...” --Hawaiibadboy
“ Along with the summary below, I have a review thread comparing the Sony 7550, EX1000, XBA-4 and XBA-40 here: http://www.head-fi.org/t/608553/review-comparison-two-flagships-pass-in-the-night-sony-xba-4-review-vs-the-mdr-ex1000-updated-with-7550-and-xba-40 I also have a comparison review on youtube of the 7550 vs EX1000. If you like the video check out my channel for more reviews...” --a_recording
Sony's MDR-E11LP Ear-Bud Headphones features 13.5mm driver units, Neodymium Magnets for powerful bass and clear treble sound. With super light in the ear design fits snuggly yet comfortably. Available in various colors so you can match with your player, your clothes, or your mood!
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“Sony is known for the color of sound and quality product as we all know. This one is not any exception and does the job for what it is named "Extra bass". If one is on tight budget and enjoys sound having emphasized bass then these earbuds would be good choice. Now coming on the build quality, which is awesome. I have only issue with the cable which is not completely tangle free which some how...” --sanku
|| Product Specification || Driver Unit: Closed, Balanced Armature, Frequency Response: 5-25,000Hz, Impedance: 24ohms at 1kHz, Sensitivity(db): 108dB/mW, Cord: 1.2m, Y-shaped, Power Handling Capacity: 100mW (IEC), Plug: Four-conductor gold-plated stereo mini plug for iPod with remote function, Microphone: Electret Condenser, Weight(Approx.): 3g without cord
“After picking these up from the Sony Store about a year ago, I can say that these are definitely not worth the $350-$400 price tag. Luckily, I picked them up for around $180 and to me, this seems like a more reasonable price for the XBA-4. I really wanted to like these IEMs a lot more than I actually do. These were primarily going to be my pair for electronic music. I immediately...” --cuiter23