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Koss-ur55.23513258
7.5 out of 10

Koss UR55

The Koss UR55 Studio Pulse high velocity headphones have an open Read more

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Overall 10
10

User Review

xap, koss.com
30 September 2013
  • Summary: Quality of the sound is perfect and for the price you pay is excellent.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Jill, koss.com
10 July 2013
  • Summary: For the price these are very nice. I usually wear them to block out a bit more noise than my Porta Pro set can, but am always finding refreshing little differences in the way the music is reproduced. They are very light but seem sturdy enough; I have folded them up and wedged them into a bag many times with no issues so far. The plastic on the cable is rounded and less "sticky" than the Porta Pro, which reduces the frequency it gets caught/tangled on things.
  • Pros: well-balanced sound / lightweight / folds ok
  • Cons: poor sizing of the ear cups / split entry cord
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Overall 10
10

User Review

koss.com
17 May 2013
  • Summary: I lost my other pair of headphones the other day, so I figured I'd buy some new ones. When I was browsing the store I got these headphones at, I saw Koss products and remembered hearing good things about their products, relative to their price. So, I bought the only Koss product they had available on the shelf at the time, and I must say I am not disappointed in these headphones at all.
  • Pros: Fits very well, Comfortable, Sounds awesome for the price
  • Cons: Not confident the earpads will hold up in the future, May be small for some people's ears
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

Mo, koss.com
26 January 2013
  • Summary: These are very good headphones, worth the money, needs burning in... Nice wire, a bit short, but very nice. Sound Quality is almost as good as beats. Very tight, uncomfy hard earpads...
  • Pros: + Sound Quality, + Design, Durable, Nice Cord
  • Cons: - Tight, Small, Too much pressure on ears, Uncomfortable ear pads
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

koss.com
9 November 2012
  • Summary: Man, I can't describe the sound quality of those. VERY clear sounding, while still being easy to be driven. Also, they are pretty balanced - you don't really need an equalizer with these. The bass is there when you need it, but it is not too strong or exaggerated - it is just right. That's for the sound... ... now to the comfort! KOSS, if you're reading this, PLEASE make those earcups bigger and deeper.
  • Pros: Great sound quality
  • Cons: Small-ish
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

koss.com
7 September 2012
  • Summary: I like the sound quality of these headphones very much. They really sound great with my stereo receiver and sound pretty good with my laptop and my mp3 player. The only qualms I have with them are that they are just a tad too small for my big head and they sit on one ear funny as a result. Otherwise, a great set of headphones for the price.
  • Pros: Very good sound quality
  • Cons: Kind of small
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Overall 10
10

User Review

Mac, koss.com
12 May 2012
  • Summary: I really value this head set . What I would love to know is do they come with a carrying case?
  • Pros: Excellent sound
  • Cons: Need a carrying case
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Overall 7
7.0

User Review

MalVeauX, head-fi.org
5 April 2011
  • Summary: Koss UR 55 Studio Pulse An inexpensive performer   There's a vast array of inexpensive headphones out there. Thousands of them. But every now and then, if you sample around, much like wine, you can fine something inexpensive that is actually pretty good. The Koss UR 55 Studio Pulse is a headphone that fits that description.
  • Pros: Inexpensive ($35), Open Air, Light, Neutral, Decent bass response, Good detail
  • Cons: A little flimsy, kind of small, foam could have been nicer
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Overall 10
10

User Review

tdockweiler, head-fi.org
5 April 2011
  • Summary: This is a review of a fully modded UR-55. Out of the box it's good, but not great. Without the mod the mids are very slightly muffled with some songs and the bass can be bloated. All this is caused by the grill and fabric behind it. I'm 100% sure of this since I had two pairs to test the differences!   When modded and these two things are removed the sound improvements are just amazing. Nothing subtle here in any way.
  • Pros: Cheap, Bass, Soundstage, Imaging, Great Mids
  • Cons: Could be more comfortable, bass bloated and slightly muffled mids without mod (congestion)
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Overall 9
9.0

User Review

kokakolia, head-fi.org
5 April 2011
  • Summary: Well, I created an account just to review these. So here it goes:   I was looking for an inexpensive (<50$) portable pair after my incipio f38 and my JVC s400 broke down (these are ridiculously good headphones for the money by the way). I got these after I read tdockweiler's review and mod topic. Out of the box, these headphones were pretty mediocre next to the similarly priced headphones I mentioned above. They sounded muffled with muddy bass.
  • Pros: Low Price, soundstage, smooth treble, clean bass and mids, sturdy cable, vocals sound really good
  • Cons: Not worth your money if you don't mod, bass doesn't go deep, isolation, ugly
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