Head Gear Reviews by Arve
  1. M-Audio Studiophile AV 40 Powered Speakers

    4.00 star(s)
    My review is much too long to paste here, so the full-length-review can be found here.   I will however summarize my review quickly, and expand a bit on it:   These are a good choice if you are a producer on an extremely tight budget - as a "my first studio monitor" speaker Sound stage and imaging capabilities are much better than you would expect for a $130 speaker The amplifiers give off a slight hiss Tonal balance is somewhat dependent on volume setting: From a bit dark on low volumes to bright on high volumes They don't have what...
  2. Apple EarPods with Remote and Mic

    4.50 star(s)
    Ok, I'm not going to paste my entire review in here  it's over 4000 words, and quite probably the most comprehensive review ever of a product being delivered as a bundled product, so I'm just going to point at my actual review:   http://veven.org/reviews/2012/09/apple-earpod-review/   If you want a short TL;DR (Which I can understand, given the length):   Much better than expected bass - much better than the Nuforce NE-700X, but not quite as good as Senn HD 558 or B&W C6 Average detail reproduction: On-par with the Nuforces, but not as...
  3. Jays a-JAYS Four iPhone

    2.00 star(s)
    I bought these after my pair of Sennheiser CX-300 II's fell out of my pocket, as a short-term solution until I could find something I really wanted.   The packaging on them is excellent, with the headphones in a sturdy box that you're unlikely to ever lose.  Included with the headphones are five different pairs of tips, for different sized ears, a lengthy printed user manual, and the headphones themselves.   The headphones themselves are very sturdily built,  and have a flat, completely tangle-free cable and an iPhone mic.  The tangle-free aspect...