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Rocketfish Mobile - Earbud Headphones - Black Reviews

Mach-X

Embarrasingly good compared to 'name brand' iems.

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Pros: Remarkably neutral and clean. Cheap. Buy them in bunches! Collect every colour!

Cons: They don't have a name brand on them and likely to be overlooked. Not good with sub bass. But they're $10. (sometimes on sale for $4 at bestbuy.com)

Rocketfish is the Best Buy house brand of audio components/accessories. When I picked these up I was getting sick of the 'pinched' sound of my CX300ii series B, or whatever name Sennheiser has attached to them. By 'pinched' I mean boosted in the wrong places of the spectrum. I don't believe in spending $500 on iems that are going to be sweated on, tossed in a gym bag and otherwise abused. Hell I don't believe in spending $500 on iems period. You can get some fabulous circumaurals for that. So I went on a quest to see what I could get for less than ten bucks that would give me listenable sound without amping, eq, or heartache if I step on/spill beer on/(insert untimely earphone...
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