Summary: I got a good deal on these and took the chance since I owned the AD-700 and tested the M-50 once. Audio Technica knows what sound is and they do a fantastic job for their low price headphones. After reading that these things have nice bass and people prefer them over the AD-700, I had to give them a try. I wasn't impressed at first, but people said with burn-in, they become better. So I burned them in a little and they were definitely correct in that aspect.
Excerpt: I purchased these headphones around 6 months ago. Before these, I had Etyomic ER-6i earbuds. They actually broke while under warranty and I had them replaced before the replacements broke. I was also having ear wax problems since the earbuds went in too deep. So, after all these problems with...
Summary: I'm extremely pleased with this product. Prior to ordering, I was uneasy with regards to the accuracy of the dimensions quoted and the ease of fitting: I needn't have worried. Perfect fit and overall quality excellent. Only time will tell with regards to durability.
Summary: I've been familiarizing myself with these gorgeous 'phones for a few weeks. Initially I was perturbed with the the directness of their rendition of the bass register. I've now come to appreciate their explicit accuracy. I'm comparing these with my mainstay Sennheiser HD598, the 380 closed-back design, Grado SR60, Stax SRX electrostatics. These ES7s emerge with flying colours. These give a balanced sound across all genres.
Summary: I spent a lot of time going through all the options for 'on-ear' headphones for my Classic ipod and finally plumped for these- and am very glad that I did. The most annoying part of choosing headphones is that, unless you happen to have plenty of friends who own a wide variety of headphones, it is nigh on impossible to try out the various options in a shop due to, I am told, 'hygiene issues'.
Summary: Been looking for ages and finally got a pair of headphones that tick all the boxes I had and some I didn't. These 'cans' are going to be used with an Ipod. This is important because it can be a slight problem as you have to whack the volume right up if you like your music loud. I've read other reviews that warned of this fact and its true. That said, these headphones are brilliant. The sound they produce is really excellent.
Summary: Me and headphones do not get along harmoniously. I must go through about 6 - 7 pairs of cheap bargain basement pairs per year, so eventually I decided to shell out and buy something decent. So, after months of deliberation and research I decided upon these. In the end it was between these and the Bose on-ear Triports. I didn't want to write the review straight away because I think it would be a biased opinion.