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Sony PFRV1 Personal Field Speaker Headphones Reviews

KlausGut

Great for limited uses if they last

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Pros: Soundstage, comfort

Cons: Tinny tone, deficient bass, no isolation, awkward fit, flimsy cables

I love these for watching movies at odd hours or on the laptop away from home. They're so comfortable that I can wear them for 6-8 hours straight. Unfortunately, I find them totally unacceptable for music, though they're a better fit for portable use or the computer because of EQ. Several posts compared the sound quality to etymotic's 4 IEM, uh, no way in hell. Proper fit is crucial to both comfort and sound quality -- read the included instructions. Additionally, make sure you dig in the case pouch pockets for the foam socks - without them the bass tubes feel very cold and uncomfortable when placed against your ear canal opening.   A month after...
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