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Regular earphones step aside...

  • Jan 15, 2009
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I wasn't sure what to expect from these earphones after reading all of the bad reviews. And not just bad reviews... some of these people are pissed off that they spent their money on these things and they weren't worth it. I mean they were M.A.D!! So I wanted to check them out for myself... and I did. Ummmm... to the people that didn't like these earphones... ummmm... are you crazy!?! Of course it's tongue-in-cheek but these headphones kick monster booty! Not to get too scientific but here is what I tested them on:

iPhone 3G, iPod Shuffle, iPod 80 GB, and HP Laptop using Windows Media Player and iTunes. I listened to the music from `Gladiator', `Titanic', `National Treasure', T-Pain, Phil Hendrie, Art of Noise, P.M. Dawn, Enya, John Williams, Toni Braxton, Bonnie Rait, Deep Forest, Josh Groban, Babyface, and a host of others. So I had the chance to hear a lot of different types of genre's and sound ranges. What I liked about this Turbine HeadPhones (THP) is that I could hear a lot of the background instruments that you normally don't hear. The bass sound is FANTASTIC!! At times, when you couldn't adjust it, it was a little overwhelming. When I used it on my iPod Shuffle the bass was really deep especially on the Hip-Hop songs.

When I listened to it on my media player and iTunes and was able to adjust the settings... awwwww man! The richness of the sounds were almost too good to be true and I loved being able to turn up the sound and hear everything! I was pretty impressed at how it was wrapped and that they sent you a case and a healthy change of ear buds as well. They stayed put even while I was running around the kitchen trying to cook and clean at the same time. Very nice. I will say that this is the first time I've owned a pair of headphones that cost this much so I don't have anything to compare them too...ask me if I care. When you buy a Corvette do you cry because you don't have a Mustang to race against? Nope! You enjoy the Corvette... like I enjoy these THP's.

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The World's Best-Sounding Earphones?
Monster Turbine In-Ear Speakers: Built for The Love of Music

At Monster, we love music. But we're not just fans, we're also audiophiles and sound professionals. We're fueled by a passion to get the best sound possible, so we're constantly developing cutting-edge technologies in search of perfect sound reproduction. With Monster Turbines, we've redefined the performance of in-ear headphones. Turbines represent state-of-the-art engineering, designed to deliver your favorite music with incredible accuracy and natural sound.

Life is Too Short to Listen to Bad Headphones

These days, we spend a lot of time listening to music with headphones. Every minute you spend enjoying your music should be the best it can be, but ordinary headphones can't deliver the rich dynamics, full range, and emotional impact of your favorite music.

Sound So Incredible, We Had to Call Them In-Ear Speakers

Monster Turbines truly deliver the big sound, power, and clarity that you'd expect from full size high-end speakers. That's why we had to call them speakers, not headphones.

Bass So Deep, it Sounds Like There's a Subwoofer

Unlike other headphones that can't reproduce deep bass, Monster Turbines accurately reproduce even the lowest bass notes without distortion. You'll hear thunderous low-end for incredible sound with every kind of music, from the thumping bass beats of hip hop tracks to the deepest pipe organ ...
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