Review: Velodyne vPulse headphones offer big bass without offending
13 September 2012
Excerpt: (1 items) Audio manufacturer Velodyne has traditionally been known for its high-end subwoofers. Indeed, a visit to the company’s home page reveals photos of speakers designed to provide the lowest of the low frequencies in a home-audio system, ensuring that bass sounds are clearly heard (and felt). These high-quality subs include fancy features such as 18-inch drivers, servo-based woofer control, and digital equalization for room correction.
Excerpt: High-end audio manufacturer Velodyne , known for making some of the best subwoofers on the market over the past few decades, is now bringing the bass even closer to your ears with the vPulse In-Ear Headphones ($90) . As you’d expect, the vPulse’s provide incredible sound quality for the price thanks to 10 mm drivers encased in an aluminum housing, which provide a frequency response between 20Hz-20kHz while reducing distortion.
Excerpt: An in-ear earphone developed by the subwoofer experts at Velodyne, the vPulse follows the recent trend of loudspeaker manufacturers applying their Hi-Fi expertise to portable audio. Outfitted with a flat cable, in-line mic, an iDevice remote and tagged with the catchphrase “bring the bass”, the vPulse seems to be a recipe for success. Does it leave anything behind in the quest for bass? Read on to find out.
Pros: Comfortable and well-designed; deep, powerful bass; good clarity and all-around performance
Conclusion: Wer unterwegs gerne Musik vom portablen Player per Kopfhörer in bester Qualität genießen möchte, sollte den vPulse von Velodyne unbedingt antesten. Der bestens verarbeitete In- Ear-Kopfhörer liefert dynamischen Klang und setzt mit seiner präzisen, satten Basswiedergabe ganz besonders beeindruckende Akzente.