Pros: Decent clarity in the treble. Good bass extention and tightness. Very durable and can take a lot of abuse.
Cons: Extremely sharp and sibilant treble. Materials feel cheap and the earcup joints tend to get a bit squeaky.
If you have been to Taiwan, you likely have seen one of these inside a CD store. It is one of the most widely-used headphones for CD listening stations there. It was in fact my first exposure to "hi-fidelity" sound - when I was a teenager, I remember being completely blown away by these phones! They can still be found for less than $30, which IMO makes them very competitive against the Superlux HD668b. Materials & Craftsmanship: The packaging is pretty barebone, though you do get a 1/4" adapter. Materials feel cheap, obviously, but you get what you paid for $30. The LH-036 does have one feature I really like: The cups are connected to the headband via a ball...(read more)