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  • Overall Rating: 1
  • Price: 4
  • Quality: 2
  • Ease Of Use: 4
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Don't purchase these – 2242 Noise Isolation In-Ear Stereo Earphones (3.5mm Jack/115cm Cable) Reviews

posted by balloon on 05/29/2009 Certified Owner

Involvement:General (knows how to use it) - Ownership:less than 1 day

-Cheap noise isolation earphones. Fit snuggly and reall do a decent job of blocking noisy surroundings (in the train, on the streets, etc.)
-Poor build quality. Cable feels as though it could easily be ripped in half by a brief tug.
- Poor sound quality. Sounds very muddy, highs very unclear, bass very uncomfortable. Sounds like a poor live recording done with cheap microphones.
Have some cheap < 10 EUR Sennheisers that I always assumed were relatively weak but they are worlds better than these.
Invest a little more money and get something decent. After using these things for 5 minutes I retired them forever. You can't expect much for this price, though.


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