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JBL Reference 220 Headphone (White) Reviews

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Good Little Buds

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Pros: Quality sound, lots of extras

Cons: Cloth cord, small soundstage?

Let me get some disclaimers out there before I start writing this review. This was the first pair of $30+ headphones/IEMs I bought. I also got them on clearance (50%) so, for what I paid, these are quite a good deal. At retail price, I'm not sure they are a steal.   When I first plugged these in, I noticed the bass was fairly prominent. Now, either I'm getting deafer or the bass has tamed as these have aged. I'll go with the latter. I remember reading reviews online that stated these are bass heavy. Well, that's probably because they were listening to a brand new set. Give them some time and the lower frequencies will calm down. The sound is more detailed than anything else I've...
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