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Klipsch Reference S4 Premium In-Ear Noise-Isolating Headphones (Black) Reviews

Tommy1001

Good buy for bass lovers

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Pros: "Tappy" bass (not sure if it's a good thing), comfort, lightweightness, wide soundstage

Cons: harsh treble, cable

Hi guys, this is my first review. So plz be easy on the replies thx.   So the Reference S4s........   BASS: Boomy out of the box, but after some burn-in, it is more recessed and like i said, it feels tappy compared to my TF10s. MIDS:Rather recessed, a bit of nonexistent feel, but isn't HIGHS:Harsh and lightly piercing. Burning-in shall solve this though SOUNDSTAGE: Well, of course not TF10-scale, but things like seperation and width are well done for the pricing. VERDICT: Great value for $95.99,best for genres like Pop, dubstep, rock, EDM etc.
keuller

Great Isolation with decent audio quality

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Pros: Isolation, Fit

Cons: Fragile stock wiring

I purchased these headphones on a whim for use at work. I was working (at the time) in a production warehouse and frequently outdoors calibrating product.   Often I spent my entire workday isolated and would wear these for 8+ hours multiple times a week.   Within three months (of admittedly very active use) the stock wiring at the plug had broken but a quick resoldering to a much nicer plug has resulted in setup without a single hiccup since.   Highs are clear, mids are distinct and the bass is crisp. I have never run these with a DAC or amplifier (just starting to dip my toes in the audiophile waters) but driving these from my cell results in a very...
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