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V-MODA for True Blood V-80 On-Ear Noise-Isolating Metal Headphone Reviews

Positive Reviews

Currawong

Great high-quality entry-level headphones.

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Pros: Outstanding build quality and accessories. Fairly balanced frequency response and good sound quality which improves with basic amping.

Cons: The lack of the usual treble peak makes the sound a bit dull for some.

After spending some time speaking to Val, the owner of V-MODA, in Tokyo, he send me a pair of these to evaluate and give feedback on. I reckon if Apple made headphones, they'd turn out something like these. The attention to detail in the design is fantastic.    After Tyll Hertsens wrote his review on InnerFidelity, I'm at a loss as to what I can usefully add to what has already been said by him, as well as everyone else.   The overall sound-signature isn't as bright as many other headphones, lacking the usual treble peak found between 6-10 kHz, so they sound, to me, a little "thick" and muffled. However, Val made an interesting point, that DJs who use models...
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Negative Reviews

Downforce

Beautifully built but uncomfortable

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Pros: Well built, good balanced sound but not exceptional, heavily discounted

Cons: Lacks proper high frequency response and detail, smallish earpads, a bit too small

After reading the favorable innerfidelity.com review, I bought these directly from V-MODA via their Private-Sale link. I requested an audio only cable instead of the microphone cable, but my request was ignored. The construction, materials and workmanship of these headphones is exceptional, and impressive compared to the mostly plastic headphones found in this price range. The cable is replaceable. The design is very attractive, but the V-80 and earpads are a bit too small. The earpads are hexagonal, and I prefer a round shape for on ear headphones, which are more comfortable. Even with the earpads fully extended, they only just fit my head, the clamping force is too high and they become...
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