Summary: I bought these cans 2 years ago and sold them to get the ATH-M50, which then lead me into the audio world.
Overall these are good portable headphones with great build quality. The sound, however, is where these are suffer.
I liked the idea of picking a custom headband/wires/driver to match your style.
The overall sound presentation is very congested and muffled. There is no clarity or detail. The bass, though, is fairly good.
Pros: Bassy, great build quality, interchangeable parts, looks great, customization.
Summary: I bought these after a friend recommended the to me and I gave them a short try. First I was really happy with them as they sounded pretty good, bass was great, although it has some trouble with highs and mids aren't clear all the times (it was made for everyday bassheads after all). A great plus was that it was fairly easy to get free (limited edition) headbands for it through the soldierofsound website. But then problems started...
Pros: Interchangeable parts, Customizable,
Cons: Can be uncomfortable, Mids aren't clear (not to talk about highs)
Summary: These are pretty solid cans, especially if you're a fan of electronic music as Sol Republic (a company I'm a huge fan of) has pretty much tuned their cans for that exact genre, as can be seen from their overall sensibilities with marketing, etc. Don't let that statement fool you though, these aren't boom-tastic basshead cans like say the Beats Solo HD or something along those lines.
Pros: Good sound quality in highs, super durable, less boosted bass than forerunners, cleaner look and sound
Cons: Can be uncomfortable, get dirty easily, better sound for the money, terrible soundstage
Summary: Quick thanks to SOL Republic for this review sample.
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Well organized and detailed information on the package, the box also has a clear plastic window to preview the product inside the package so you know what you're buying.