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Klipsch Image S4
6.6 out of 10

Klipsch Image S4

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Reviews and Problems with Klipsch Image S4

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Overall 6
6.0

Fragile

Arman G., Newegg
25 September 2013
  • Pros: Good quality Perfect fit Absolutely no noise leakage
  • Cons: No base Fragile (cable became loose after casual use)
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Overall 6
6.0

They're alright if you're upgrading from lower grade headphones.

Roland H., Newegg
7 April 2013
  • Summary: As with any audio review, this is based on my personal preference consisting of: bass that isn't overpowering, average mids (average meaning it can be corrected a bit with EQ), and smooth or warm highs.
  • Pros: They do have a really good, almost punchy bass response, which compliments electronic music well (Daft Punk & various dubstep, house, and DnB artists). They are VERY comfortable (but still has it's cons) once you get used to the fit of the earbuds and look sleek as well. They clarity can be compl...
  • Cons: The headphones have good bass, but unfortunately, it causes the mids to be recessed, and seemingly, to try to make up for the clarity loss, Klipsch has made these particularly bright. So much so that listening to rock and genres alike has become very fatiguing on the ear. The highs aren't smooth ...
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Overall 6
6.0

Fragile

Richard T., Newegg
28 February 2013
  • Summary: Buy them with the insurance and your set for 3 years for an additional $16. Still not what you would (should) expect at this price point! Panasonic can make ones that wear like iron for $19....
  • Pros: Sound Great (to my ears). These buds produce a nice well balanced sound.
  • Cons: Very Fragile. As noted in other reviews these will not hold up under any sort of mild abuse. I have replaced them twice in 18 months.
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Overall 6
6.0

hmmm

Stephen P., Newegg
28 January 2012
  • Summary: For the money I paid, and the use that I've put them through...I would gladly step down to the next tier of headphones and sacrifice some sound quality for function during athletic activities...plantronics makes a pretty sweet pair.
  • Pros: I have had these headphones for a year now and I feel like I can finally write a decent review on these. *Different earbuds for ear sizes, tough and durable wires (compared to most that are braided), and great sound with crisp highs and a deep bass. The sound only gets better after 'burning in' a...
  • Cons: If you are getting these for working out...I would probably say look elsewhere. While these things are tough enough to be toted around everywhere...if ANY moisture or sweat gets on the rubber earbuds they just pop out of your ear. I've tried every single ear bud size (which actually affects the s...
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Overall 6
6.0

Nice but treat them gently

Dan O., Newegg
19 January 2012
  • Summary: I need to replace mine. I will not buy this model again, had they lasted more than a month, I would have been happy.
  • Pros: I liked them, the fit was good, the sound quality great.
  • Cons: The down side for me is on my set, somewhere between the plug and speakers, the wire(s) are broken. I can get them to work crunching up the cord, let it hang, dead. I work with them on, I probably hooked the cord and broke them. So, take that
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Michael S., Newegg
17 November 2011
  • Summary: These came highly recommended from old reviews on CNET. Not sure I would recommend these to anyone else, especially not at this price level.
  • Pros: -- Very clear highs and rich bass if you can get the buds to fit fully within your ear.
  • Cons: -- Considering the price tag, not the huge upgrade from the Apple buds I was hoping for. -- Maybe this is problematic for all in-ear buds, but getting a good fit is a pain, even with the three options for bud size. The large is too big. The small is too small. The medium fits OK but not great. --...
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Overall 6
6.0

Mixed Feelings vs. my Shures - RMA time

Mathew C., Newegg
24 September 2011
  • Summary: I have an iPhone 4. Previously, I had the Shure SE125 earbuds. I thought they sounded very good, and were an excellent buy. Though over the 2+ years I owned them, I had numerous issues (one time the left channel was fizzling out, with no sign that it was an issue with the cable, and multiple times,...
  • Pros: - Very good sound quality for the price. Mids/highs are suitably crisp and powerful (though not as much as I would ideally like). Bass is substantial, and is hard to beat at this price. - Very few competitors offer a 3-button iPhone/iPod inline mic, and of them, I think this one is actually the b...
  • Cons: - The cable is actually THINNER (or mayybe just as thin) than stock iPod buds. With the constant use that mine receive, this makes me nervous that they'll get snagged and break near the connectors, or just otherwise fail after a short while - Thin cable also tangles much easier than the thicker c...
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Overall 6
6.0

Decent, but flawed

Jason N., Newegg
31 July 2011
  • Summary: Contrary to previous poster's remarks, they are marked L and R on the under side. If your ears wax up easily, the buds get messy, and are difficult to clean (grab a paper clip). I wish I could have tried them before buying, I probably would have passed.
  • Pros: Amazing range, great bass when you get them situated just right. Light weight, good at high volumes.
  • Cons: These are awesome if you can get them lined up, and one of the three sizes of the buds fits you just right. The problem I have is I can't get them lined up just right, or if I do, they fall out of place with the slightest of movement. This is with all 3 sizes. Also, the smallest buds produce horr...
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Overall 6
6.0

Miss Leading

R R., Newegg
11 July 2011
  • Summary: A combination of the reviews, the Klipsch reputation, and the noise isolation feature convinced me to try the S4. I just expected more so I was disappointed when I first tried the S4. I recommend you wait for a 75% off sale or save your money.
  • Pros: Light weight, comfortable and reasonable sound. (Buying toys from Newegg is always a pleasure.)
  • Cons: Noise isolation is partial and is NOT active. There is slight noise reduction because you put them in your ear canal. The other ear buds I own that highlight noise reduction are active or noise cancelling for about the same price as the S4s. The S4s are not marked for left and right. Klipsch went...
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Overall 6
6.0

Good Quality

Yuri Z., Newegg
5 March 2011
  • Summary: The cord is flimsy when you compare it to beats by Gaga which has a thick strong cord for frequent use, but it wins over comfort. Personally, I would trade quality over comfort and go with Beats for the same price.
  • Pros: Does isolate noise, if you turn up the volume until everything else is tuned out. The cord is long and cushions are shaped according to the ear depth and shape and sit very well. I bought it with free shipping and a rebate so It came up to about $90. Good price at the time.
  • Cons: This is a good quality product, but when compared to Beats by Gaga (I tried a friend's), it doesn't compare with noise isolation or quality, but is much louder. At the time, they were both around $90. So it doesn't compare to competition.
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