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Sony-xba1.33662232
8.7 out of 10

Sony XBA1

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Reviews and Problems with Sony XBA1

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Overall 6
6.0

Capable of truly excellent sound BUT, BUT, BUT

Mr. Martin Brown, Amazon
9 January 2015
  • Summary: These are extremely frustrating earphones! It seems to be extraordinarily difficult to get them to sound good (Music used was all 16/44.1 & 24/96). Hooked up to my Benchmark DAC1 they sound truly impressive. They even manage the very difficult loud bits in Dire Straits', `The Man's Too Strong' without muddying anything. That is a really good test track of both amplifiers and speakers/headphones.
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Overall 6
6.0

Three Stars

Mr. Robert Loader, Amazon
29 December 2014
  • Summary: They were too quiet for me as I am hard of hearing so I had to return them
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Overall 6
6.0

Great headphone just these come with around the neck wire

WAKKA, Amazon
19 October 2014
  • Summary: Great headphone just these come with around the neck wire! No good for me, the overal headphones are great but the wire is hopeless, I need the y cable! This was not stated on review! Recived refund so happy overall!
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Overall 6
6.0

Well-built headphones with a very disappointing sound

Bobbyzero, Amazon
28 August 2014
  • Summary: I have owned several pairs of Sony headphones over the years, but after trying these the love is gone. The positives first: - They are light and comfortable to wear, even for an extended period - There's a big selection of earbuds to find the correct fit - 3 different sizes, each with standard and a firmer foam-filled option. Almost anyone should be able to find the correct size to get a good seal - Vocals sound incredible.
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Overall 6
6.0

ONLY NOT BAD!!

Sam, Amazon
5 August 2014
  • Summary: Not bad!! The sound out of these headphones depend on the volume and the amp of your device. At low volume these sound awful, you barely hear any treble. But at high volume they sound reasonably well. Still I would go for Sennheiser CX300 or CX475.
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Overall 6
6.0

Where's the drive?

BigmanJ, Amazon
25 May 2014
  • Summary: I like clarity and bass that really drives the music I listen to on my iPod (most of it at least 256 kbps / EQ normally set on 'Rock'); this seems not an easy thing to do without spending three figure sums, which I am loathe to do right now. So I took a chance on these, as I had been very satisfied with previous Sony headphones I have owned (admittedly during the Mini-disc era), However, although the clarity is there and commendable, the bass, or rather lack of it, is...
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Overall 6
6.0

tinny sound

Marc "Smoke me a kipper, I'll be back for bre..., Amazon
19 March 2014
  • Summary: Not as good as seinhauser. The design of this product makes the actual earphones very noisy when moving due to vibration that is transferred to your ears.
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Overall 6
6.0

The other reviews are spot on

Mr. I. J. Bowden "dinoian", Amazon
20 May 2013
  • Summary: I was first drawn to these earphones upon a visit to my local Sony Centre. Unlike many of the other earphones, these were locked in a glass cabinet, and my thoughts were that these were highly desirable to shoplift. More so than the rest of the range. Therefore they must be really good. In store they were £80 so when I saw them for £29 on Amazon, I decided to take a punt on them despite the rest of the reviews.
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Overall 6
6.0

Leider enttäuscht

Dimitri W, Amazon
15 October 2014
  • Summary: Habe diesen Kopfhörer mir als Ersatz für ein kaputtgegangenes Vorgängermodell von SONY bestellt. Schon bei Mediaplayer von Samsung SII habe ich eine viel dumpfere Wiedergabe festgestellt. Als ich diesen dann an PC mit einer qualitativen Soundkarte angeschlossen habe, hat sich der Unterschied auch Eingrenzen können. Der "Höhen"-Regler hat bei diesen Kopfhörern keine Auswirkung gehabt. Sprich alles was über ca. 6 kHz wird in einem "Matsch" aus Geräuschen wiedergegeben.
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Overall 6
6.0

Хорошие наушники со своими нюансами

Андрей, Onliner
24 March 2014
  • Summary: Использовал данные наушники в течение примерно полугода. Готов поделиться впечатлениями. Сразу скажу, наушниками Сони пользуюсь довольно давно. Всегда очень нравились за качество звука и неубиваемость. Данная модель вызвала довольно спорные впечатления. К плюсам нужно отнести, безусловно, хорошее качество звука, за такие деньги аналогов в этом форм-факторе , думаю, нету. Но есть куча "но".
  • Pros: Выше
  • Cons: Выше
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