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Koss UR40 Collapsible Over-Ear Headphones Reviews

DaeDalife

Good value headphones that exceeded my expectations

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Pros: Good sound, Good bass, Good value

Cons: Cable, Build quality and design

Audio quality & value Performs very well for its price. The bass is good and extends fairly low. Some rattling might occur if you crank it up quite a bit, though. For the price the audio quality is definitely not bad. If you hook them up to a good source and watch a movie they can achieve quite the soundstage as well.   Comfort & design They are reasonably comfortable and very light-weight, though after a few to several hours the ears may start to get a bit sore due to not enough space between the ear and speaker. For an over-ear design they are a bit small and people with big ears can expect more of a supra-aural design as they are likely to not fully encompass...
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Star2806

Warm mids and decent soundstage

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Pros: Soundstage, punchy bass, mids, comfortable, lightweight

Cons: separation and detail could be better, grainy highs, short lead

These are underrated on headfi, I find them to have an airy wide soundstage with a warm bassy sound signature. They have a warm midrange, 70's jazz with electric piano sounds wonderful.  Treble is not that smooth but is just right in the mix, extension is good.  You cannot pin-point instruments with accuracy though due to the sound not being very detailed and focused although it is very adequate for the price paid.  I will be selling my Philips shp8500 because the Koss have a warmer midrange and airier soundstage.  I think they have a unique sound of their own due to the midrange tone.  The bass is quite punchy and was a pleasant surprise when I first heard them,...
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