Head-Fi.org › Head Gear › Headphones › On-Ear › SOL REPUBLIC Tracks Ultra On-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic (Blue) › SOL REPUBLIC Tracks Ultra On-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic (Blue) Reviews

SOL REPUBLIC Tracks Ultra On-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic (Blue) Reviews

FancyDan

Solid cans, but not the best value

Posted

Pros: Good sound quality in highs, super durable, less boosted bass than forerunners, cleaner look and sound

Cons: Can be uncomfortable, get dirty easily, better sound for the money, terrible soundstage

These are pretty solid cans, especially if you're a fan of electronic music as Sol Republic (a company I'm a huge fan of) has pretty much tuned their cans for that exact genre, as can be seen from their overall sensibilities with marketing, etc. Don't let that statement fool you though, these aren't boom-tastic basshead cans like say the Beats Solo HD or something along those lines. With their "Ultra" version of the popular Tracks line Sol Republic has toned down the level of bass while still making it more tight and high quality and cleaned up the higher registers in an attempt at audiophile territory. Did that attempt pay off? Well, sort of.   First of all, if Sol Republic was...
(read more)
kpjimmy

Upgraded from the Tracks HD

Posted

Pros: A bit more clearer on the vocals and not as bass heavy. Band is almost unbreakable, components are exchangeable

Cons: Titanium can be easily scratched. Wires feel softer, not sure if I consider it a con, though

These cans are an upgrade for the Tracks HD I had in white. Even though I loved the white and matched my white HTC Sensation, I couldn't keep from trying the new Ultras with the V12 sound engine. I rank my small collection with my V Moda Crossfade LPs as my current go to headphones, but I have to admit the Ultra's are now a high #2 IMO. The reasons being that the total package of the Crossfade LPs appeal to me more than the Ultras did.    The Ultras are a pleasure to put on. I had them on for the first time for about two hours and I felt no fatigue. Especially because I do wear glasses and most over the ears I have used had some sort of discomfort when using them for a...
(read more)
Head-Fi.org › Head Gear › Headphones › On-Ear › SOL REPUBLIC Tracks Ultra On-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic (Blue) › SOL REPUBLIC Tracks Ultra On-Ear Headphones with Remote and Mic (Blue) Reviews