Excerpt: When it comes to selecting a new set of headphones, I’m the sort of person who’s most interested in the complete package, which is to say that I want it all, more or less. I’m not necessarily looking for skull-rattling bass or couture fashion, for instance, but that’s not to suggest that I want...
The first thing that I would do before really listening to music with the MA450i is to fit them correctly in your ears with the right ear-tips. If you are not using the ear-tips that fit your ears the best your listening experience is not going to be that good.
Pros: – Smooth and clear sound, – Available in both black and white, – Inline volume control and microphone, – Seven included eartips, – Made of quality materials
Excerpt: Our friends at RHA recently sent me a pair of MA450i noise isolating aluminum earphones. Featuring a dynamic speaker for high definition sound with full bass, a fabric braided cable for reduced tangling and prolonged cable life, and a remote and microphone that works with most modern smartphones,...
Conclusion: It is possible that, with 30 more hours of break in, the MA450i might smooth out enough that they wouldn’t rub us the wrong way so much – and we’ll certainly give them that chance – but we have our doubts. Plus, we think most folks just aren’t that patient.
Excerpt: Last time we gave you the full break-down on RHA's SA950i on-ear headphones and we were thoroughly impressed. Now we're back ears-on with RHA's MA450i in-ear headphones which we definitely have high standards for.
Summary: I'd like to think RHA for sending me these earphones for review.
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The MA450i has an interesting build, with a reverse horn / funnel shape.
Pros: Durable metal earpieces, comfortable fit, deep bass, good included accessories
Cons: Tangly cables, lacks a little clarity, driver flex
RHA MA450i Noise Isolating Earphones with Remote and Microphone review
31 December 2012
Conclusion: It all comes down to this: If you need a mic and a remote, get the MA450i. If you don’t, then the MA350 is what you want. If you want a great commuting pair of earphones, the decision couldn’t be any simpler.
Pros: Great sound for the price, One of the best mics available, Solid construction, Good selection of tips