Excerpt: There is an old saying, you get what you pay for, and everyone who has dropped a couple hundred extra dollars for an accessory can tell you it’s not always the case. Unfortunately that’s the truth when it comes to the Beats Pro model from Beats by Dre .
Summary: Those who love their tracks with extra bass will enjoy the Beats Pro by Dr. Dre headphones from Monster. However, at $399, they're on the expensive side, and a bit heavy, too. For $100 less, the Soul by Ludacris SL300 offers more balanced audio in a more comfortable package, and include active noise...
Beats Pro Headphones by Dr. Dre from Monster (Playback 39)
14 July 2011
Excerpt: Over the past several years, Monster has successfully moved beyond its beachhead in cables and accessories to build not one but two wide and popular lines of headphones—one line under the Monster name and the other under the new Beats by Dr. Dre brand (co-founded by Dr.
Conclusion: Monster markets these cans as studio-grade headphones appropriate for use by recording musicians, DJ’s, sound engineers and the like. Taking that into consideration, along with the Pro’s MSRP of $449.95 (though they can be had online for as little as $340) we tend to look upon these headphones as a...
Pros: Eye-catching design, Excellent midrange and treble response, Excellent detail, Great sensitivity
Cons: Hefty, sometimes distracting bass response, Heavy
Summary: At the top of the article I said I thought the Beats by Dre Pro hit one and a half of their four target audiences. For DJs, full marks; the other half is the half of “hard core music lovers” who don’t care about the health of their ears, these headphones will do a great job of playing music loud for...
Excerpt: The Good Powerful but not overwhelming bass. Distinct, clean high-range sounds. High quality construction. Tasteful but unique design. Flip-up cups, daisy-chain audio. Detachable cord. The Bad Expensive for casual listeners. Heavy. Lack of internal amp may affect some output. No mic or remote.
Pros: Powerful but not overwhelming bass., Distinct, clean high-range sounds., High quality construction., Tasteful but unique design., Flip-up cups, daisy-chain audio., Detachable cord.
Cons: Expensive for casual listeners., Heavy., Lack of internal amp may affect some output., No mic or remote.