Summary: The Atomic Floyd Mini Darts are an in-ear stereo headset which feature soundproof, custom feat and studio-grande acoustics. I tested several in-ear headsets and the Mini Darts have the best sound quality. Pros: - great sound quality - powerful bass - cool design - soundproof. The outside noise is canceled and all you hear is the music.
Smart looking, but retail price expensive for what they are
17 June 2013
Summary: These are a fabulous looking pair of lightweight headphones. They fit inside the ear and isolate about 60% of the external sound. They also have "i" compatible microphone and remote which is a very useful feature if you have an iphone. I haven't used it with any other mobile phones so not sure if they are compatible with those. These have cable that is just long enough to use these comfortably from your pockets.
Summary: These feel well built, with a solid metal construction and decent-feeling cable. Sound-wise they're pretty impressive - clear, with enough bass (as long as you've picked the right rubber tips and seated then in your ear properly - like all earphones of this type, decent bass production requires a good seal with your ear canal, otherwise the sound will be a bit of a disappointment.
Summary: A quality well built set of in ear phones that shout "Premium Brand". They are a little heavier than some similar makes due to the use of metal rather than plastic but this just adds to their feeling of robustness. Sound quality is very good.
Summary: If you listen to music on portable devices and buy headphones based on quality rather than fashion - although these aren't half bad looking either - and you're willing to pay for quality, then you'll find it hard to do better than the Atomic Floyd in-ear range of headphones. Cost should obviously be a consideration or at least in as far as it provides value, and even at the asking price here, the Atomic Floyd Mini Darts are worth it - certainly in comparison to those...
Summary: There is no disputing the quality of these earphones, they look and feel lovely and the sound seems fine too. However, to be honest I've found them utterly impractical to use while out and about. They just don't stay put while walking around! If the wire was setup to wear around the back of the neck rather than a Y shape then they might fare better. The remote is also just too high up the wire - I can't look at it to see what im doing while listening.
Summary: I have tried a multitude of headphones over the years everything from JVC, Sennheiser, Philips, WeSC to Grado and everything in-between. For my money, Grado make the very best over ear headphones I have ever bought and they also have exemplary after sales service. I received these buds via the Vine programme to review. I have tested a lower spec pair made by the same company about a year ago and they were fantastic.
Summary: The metal earbud sections are heavy but not heavy enough that they drop out of your ears. They fit snugly and stay there. The silicone ear pieces are comfortable to wear and there's a selection of 3 different sizes. The whole 'look' of the headset is excellent. They're manufactured with exceptional care and attention being paid to the quality of materials and overall design appearance. This is my second pair of Darts and I've had no problems with wear and tear.
Summary: I am not impressed with the sound quality of these at all. The sound is very tinny. They sounded slightly better when listening to dance music than rock or easy listening. The packaging of these is not environmentally friendly at all - far too much of it when about a fifth as much would have done. Obviously a ploy to make that sale by looking flash. They look really unique as the cord is licorice lace red (and it reminded me of that!) and the trims of metal are unusual.
Summary: BRIL-I-ANT!!!! How do Atomic Floyd Ltd do it? Again and again, they produce what I consider to be world leading earphones that are within the price range of the person-in-the-street. Ok, they are not cheap but if you want cheap, forget top quality because that's what these are: 1. Manufacture - excellent quality with a 'feel' of best materials being used. The metal units are solid and the silicon earpieces are very comfortable.