Pros: Energetic and engaging sound. Comfortable.
Cons: Cable routing up over the ears seems strange at first.
I've never been an in-ear headphone fan. Most of what I've heard hasn't had the separation in space and imaging that I enjoy in open airs so much. I got these this month after seeing some of the deal discussion threads along with a couple other headphones. (Side note: those threads were dangerous, I almost bought a pair of Audeze LCD2's but now I'm saving for an LCD3s. :)) This is a first blush review of the headphones. They sound much more engaging than the TDK IE800s I just got. The midrange sounds more captivating, it's neither particularly forward nor dark. Lots of energy coming off guitar stings. The seem to image fairly well. ...(read more)