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Bose TriPort
6.0 out of 10

Bose TriPort

TriPort Circumaural Stereo Hi-Fi Headphone - Grey. Connectivit Read more

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Reviews and Problems with Bose TriPort

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Overall 4
3.6
Value for money 2
2.0
Sound quality 4
4.0
Comfort 7
7.0
Durability 2
2.0
Bass quality 3
3.0

User Review

Laggyband, Headphone Reviews
9 December 2007
  • Summary: I bought these in Aug 2007 and by Sept 2008 (Just after warranty period) they developed a rattle which progressively got worse. By Jan 2009 the ear pads started peeling, the head band started peeling. They now are terrible all tattered and rattly.
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Overall 4
4.4
Value for money 2
2.0
Sound quality 5
5.0
Comfort 8
8.0
Durability 3
3.0
Bass quality 4
4.0

User Review

Doug Greenberg, Headphone Reviews
9 December 2007
  • Summary: These headphones will impress neophyte users who have little previous experience with full-sized headphones that produce a bigger sound than is typical of the stock earbuds/headphones that are packaged with portable players.
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Overall 3
3.2
Value for money 2
2.0
Sound quality 2
2.0
Comfort 7
7.0
Durability 1
1.0
Bass quality 3
3.0

User Review

Aman, Headphone Reviews
9 December 2007
  • Summary: Where to start? Hmm.. Worst sound I've heard in headphones above the 50 dollar price range. Bass impact is non-existent, there is no sign of mids at all, and then there's extremely grainy, shrill highs. Not the most musical cans at all. Build quality is even worse.
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Overall 3
2.8
Value for money 1
1.0
Sound quality 3
3.0
Comfort 5
5.0
Durability 2
2.0
Bass quality 3
3.0

User Review

Ma1vad0, Headphone Reviews
9 December 2007
  • Summary: These were my first expensive headphones and when I got them I was actually pretty impressed. They sound pretty good and definitely a lot better then your average headphones that come with a cd/mp3 player. Now when you compare them with other headphones in the price range they are really no match.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good sound quality

W9AC, eHam.net
17 November 2007
  • Summary: I've been using a pair of Sony MDR-7506 headphones for the last decade and aside from the fact that the silk ear pad covering separates, they have been an excellent value. I tried a pair of the Bose TriPort headphones at a local electronics store and I really liked the comfort and sound quality --...
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Overall 10
10

Good Sound & Light wieght

W2DIP, eHam.net
4 June 2007
  • Summary: Let me start off by saying I have about 5 headphone/headsets because I rarely use speakers to keep the peace at home. Some sound great but are too heavy or hurt my head or do not block outside noises, etc. I finally decided to find a set of headphones that sound great and are a pleasure to wear.
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Overall 10
10

They'll fix or replace 'em

K3GM, eHam.net
19 July 2006
  • Summary: I used the TriPorts before switching to the QC's and like others I snapped the arm on one side. Bose will fix or most likely, replace the headset free of charge. All you have to do is take them to any Bose store or mail them back and they'll take care of it. No time limit.
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Overall 6
6.0

problem with plastic

AA2LD, eHam.net
16 July 2006
  • Summary: I agree with the previous reviewer. I owned this headset for over year, using very lightly, then SNAP the right ear speaker broke right off the arm. I have noticed with Bose products that the plastic parts are a problem and are of poor quality.
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Overall 8
8.0

Light but fragile

NB2N, eHam.net
16 July 2006
  • Summary: The sound is fine, and the headphones are light and easy to wear for long periods. They very effectively shut out room noise. The constructon is a bit shoddy, however. The left piece is periodically slipping off the headband - after less than one year of use.
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Overall 6
6.0

JUST OKAY

KC4CP, eHam.net
26 June 2006
  • Summary: I got these headphones about 6 months ago. I was really excited ... I was getting "BOSE" headphones. Well, they are really nothing special. Yes, they are light weight and comfortable (they get a 5 in these areas). But the audio quality is no better than my cheap set from Radio Shack.
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