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The Plug Earbuds

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Pros: Better treble production from other koss offerings, nearly 100% of KDX100 in here

Cons: Unusual frequency balance might piss off some "usual" listeners

i hate when they do that. i was using kdx100 & kdx200 for nearly 1 year and i did spent a stable $120 for the two. now i'm realizing actually the $15 ruk30 and $7 plug weren't much worse. kdx200 was a little different from ruk30 at least, but comparing plug to kdx100 just hurts... this was something i was expecting after ruk30 vs kdx200 comparison but god knows i wasn't expecting a totally identical sound.

 

any differences ? yes. plug lacks the triple flange tip and it's nozzle is built with a soft material which means lower build quality. who cares ? of course the prices i talked about are discounted prices but plug's original price is already $15 and it was for sale on amazon for as low as $10, i got it even for a low price during a special discount in turkey.

 

you know how things are going on sites like head-fi, you know the reviews and reviewers who always pumping you that weird chinese things but i'm not going to talk about them in this review because when i do that, my reviews are vanishing into thin air without any trace.

 

i was did a kdx100 review days before, now after experienced the plug i decided to rewrite that review and carry it to here, but this means a lot of work and i'm an extremely lazy turkish person so please just look at that review if you want to know more about this product.

here's my kdx100 review

The Plug Earbuds
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Description:

Koss's miniature portable earphone, affectionately dubbed "The Plug," makes use of an ear-cushion material (similar to that used in sound-blocking earplugs) that slowly expands in your ear canal to provide a custom fit and maximum sonic isolation from external noises. A detachable, extrawide headband makes these Koss-termed "stereophones" easy to carry or store. For accurate sound reproduction, these earbud-style headphones are made with oxygen-free copper voice coils and neodymium iron boron magnets. You can enjoy them with either a portable or home audio device, since both 0.125-inch and 0.25-inch adapter jacks are included. "The Plug" weighs a mere quarter ounce and has a frequency response rated at an impressive 16 to 23,000 Hz (though its unlikely you'll hear bass output anywhere close to what you'd get from a similarly rated loudspeaker.). Impedance is 16 ohms, with less than a 0.3 percent distortion and reasonably high sensitivity of 112 dB SPL/1 mW.

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DetailValue
BrandKoss
EAN0689076183383
FeatureIncludes replacement ear cushions
Weight0.1 pounds
LabelKOSS Corp
List Price$14.99
ManufacturerKOSS Corp
MPNPLUG
Package Quantity1
Product GroupCE
Product Type NameCONSUMER_ELECTRONICS
PublisherKOSS Corp
StudioKOSS Corp
TitleThe Plug Earbuds
UPC689076183383
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