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Sony MDR-EX71

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Overall 6
6.0

Good sound quality, but may become annoying after a few hours.

Susara86, Viewpoints
9 September 2012
  • Excerpt: This headset works really well for the price you are paying. It gives suprior sound quality compared to other headsets. You can hear everything crystal clear, and it has a good volume level. You are getting your money's worth. I have found a few issues with the headset for certain people. People who have ear problems could have some issues with this headset. After a few hours of constant wear it does begin to hurt the inner ear because of the way it sits in your ear.
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Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Priceleap.com
26 August 2008
Overall 6
6.0

User Review

Priceleap.com
25 August 2008
Overall 6
6.0

Good sound - Poor material quality

stipman, epinions.com
30 August 2007
  • Excerpt: For the price, these are some of the best sounding ear buds I've had.
  • Pros: Excellent sound quality for the money
  • Cons: Poor material quality. Cord frays after a few months of use.
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Overall 5
4.9
Sound quality 6
6.0
Comfort 7
7.0
Durability 7
7.0
Bass quality 4
4.0

User Review

qazwsx, Headphone Reviews
24 May 2007
  • Summary: I had these earbuds way before I started collecting some good-end gear, boought them about two years ago. I found these emptying my closet, and I figured I would give them a shot two years later. The sound quality, IMO, is similar to the JVC HAFX33 Marshmallows--good for all of the bad reasons, but it's not necessarily a bad thing. The sound is above tolerable, especially in the bass region, in that the bass seems well-extended and nicely punchy at all times.
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Overall 5
4.8
Value for money 4
4.0
Sound quality 4
4.0
Comfort 7
7.0
Durability 6
6.0
Bass quality 3
3.0

User Review

donaldekelly, Headphone Reviews
13 October 2006
  • Summary: I actually have the EX51s which I hear sound pretty much like the 71s. If this is not true my comments are not on target.
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Overall 5
5.4
Value for money 7
7.0
Sound quality 6
6.0
Comfort 9
9.0
Durability 7
7.0
Bass quality 2
2.0

User Review

Headphone Reviews
13 October 2006
  • Summary: They sound terible to my ears,but are suitable for players with less resolution, and it's a excellent introduction the canalphones, considering price, ease of use and comfort.
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Overall 5
4.7
Value for money 4
4.0
Sound quality 7
7.0
Comfort 6
6.0
Durability 5
5.0
Bass quality 2
2.0

User Review

LennyB22, Headphone Reviews
13 October 2006
  • Summary: I personaly expected a lot more out of the sony ex71's, especially after so many people love them. The bottom end (bass) dominates the sound and is annoying giving you a headache, after a while. The bass is boomy and the mids are covered and underexpressed. The highs have some distortion (hard to discover but there). On the other hand they are very loud headphones even louder than the newer ex 81's. They are optimized for portable devices.
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Overall 6
6.0
Value for money 9
9.0
Sound quality 7
7.0
Comfort 9
9.0
Durability 5
5.0
Bass quality 4
4.0

User Review

jonli, Headphone Reviews
13 October 2006
  • Summary: If you're a portable music listener and you love bass from earbud/canal headphones, these are perfect. I use these headphones everyday at work connected to my PC to listen to MP3's. While the overall quality of sound isn't what you get from full-size cans, you get more than what you paid for at $25. I use the MDR-EX51's (same model without the extension cord) with my iPod.
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Overall 5
4.6
Value for money 5
5.0
Sound quality 7
7.0
Comfort 3
3.0
Durability 5
5.0
Bass quality 5
5.0

User Review

CraneyR, Headphone Reviews
13 October 2006
  • Summary: I bought those earphones mainly to use them in gym. In the first time, Sony MDR-EX71 was quite impressive – powerful bass and clear mids. Especially it was good in reproducing the sound of guitars and cymbals. But later on I found out that the overall sound was harsh, and highs were inferior. To make sure that I am right try to listen to the bell ring or human speech, oh yes violin on those earphones.
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