Excerpt: There are plenty of decent closed-back headphones hovering around the $100 mark. But I haven’t heard anything that hits the same of price/performance nirvana as the Creative Aurvana Live .
Pros: Outstanding value — can frequently be found online for despite being able to pass for a headphone costing three times as much. Unbeatable comfort. Deep ear cups with a wide range of motion made these the most comfortable in the test. Manages to deliver bass o’ plenty while never sounding over-blo...
Cons: Plastic o’ plenty feels slightly cheap and fragile. Cups don’t fold down for better transportation. No removable cord.
Summary: The Creative Aurvana Live! is simply a great little headphone for general purpose use around the home, office, or campus. The sound quality from these cans is terrific, delivering lively highs, potent bass, and good balance overall. They are bound to satisfy many listeners with their happy sound.
Conclusion: I'd be exaggerating if I said that these lightweight headphones should be the go-to pair for serious home listeners, but their versatility between sedentary and active use pleasantly surprised me.
Conclusion: In addition to pitting them against the TriPorts, we compared the Aurvana Live to less-expensive models like the Sennheiser HD280 Pro (originally $199.95 USD but usually found online for around $100) and the Sony MDR-V6 ($75 USD); the Aurvana came out favorably against the V6, but Sennheisers’ deep,...
Pros: Well-balanced sound; comfortable padding; blocks most noises
Cons: Bulky non-folding design; ears get hot during use
Summary: The Creative Aurvana Live headphones offer balanced audio response and a comfortable, closed-back design that won't leak sound. They're a great choice for the average listener who wants to enjoy private audio in the home.
Pros: The Aurvana Live headphones offer a comfortable design with little to no sound leakage. Sound quality is very good with a pronounced low-end, and Creative includes useful extras such as a cable extender and quarter-inch adapter.
Cons: The Aurvana Live's closed-back design can cause ears to sweat. The headphones don't fold down for easy transport, taking away from their portability.
Excerpt: Creative is all over the place when it comes to multimedia peripherals, ranging from soundcards to headphones. In this review we'll cover a popular set of headphones, the Creative Aurvana Live.