Ultimate Ears 600vi Noise-Isolating Headphones

Ultimate Ears 600vi Noise-Isolating Headphones

A$ 179.95

3.5 out of 5 stars

Based on 18 reviews

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Product Information

  • Overview

    Designed by Ultimate Ears, the 600vi noise-isolating headset provides a beautifully detailed 3D soundstage. It also delivers the convenience of a microphone and on-cord controls, so you can take calls and then get back to your music without missing a beat. And for stylish comfort, the micro design sits flush with your ears.

  • Highlights

    • Balanced, top-firing armature design delivers a 3D soundstage
    • Noise-isolating design keeps out background noise
    • Answer calls, pause music, change tracks, and adjust volume from on-cord controls
    • Flat, tangle-free cable
    • Sleek, micro design
    • Two ways to wear (down or over the ear)
    • Sweat-resistant design that's ideal for exercise
    • Five sizes of Soft Ear Cushions plus one pair of Comply Tips for peak comfort and fit
    • Protective case
  • Did you notice?

    Top-firing armature design creates a 3D soundstage.
  • Apple Recommends For

    Easily taking calls and listening to music on your iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad.
  • What's in the Box?

    • Ultimate Ears 600vi Noise-Isolating Headphones
    • Protective case
    • Five pairs of Soft Ear Cushions (XXS, XS, S, M, L) plus one pair of Comply Foam Tips
    • Shirt clip
    • User documentation
  • Tech Specs

    • Frequency Response: 20Hz - 20kHz
    • Impedance: 13 ohms, 1kHz
    • Other Features: With Remote and Mic, Sports & Fitness, Sound Isolating, Works Without Batteries
    • Form Factor: In Ear
    • Cable Length: 46 in./115 cm
  • Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    • Mfr. Part Number: 985-000121
    • UPC or EAN No.: 097855071187

    Non-Apple Branded products / Third Party Products

    • Note: Apple's One Year Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Non-Apple branded products may have the benefit of a manufacturer's warranty provided by the product manufacturer - Please see your product box and literature for details. Rights under the product manufacturer's warranty are in addition, and not instead of, any rights that you have under consumer protection laws.

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Ratings & Reviews

Rating Breakdown (3.5 average)
Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
  • beautiful noise

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Having searched far and wide for a replacement for my earphones that got lost... I tried my wife's BOSE ie2i and liked them, but d Having searched far and wide for a replacement for my earphones that got lost... I tried my wife's BOSE ie2i and liked them, but didn't isolate the noise well for my infrequent air travel. I tried the etymotics... but painful, similar to trying to sleep with earplugs, the next day if I want to use them it Hurts! I researched and some say easy to break, so I will be careful. So far, beautiful realistic sounds. FANTASTIC

    • Written by from SAN FRANCISCO

    45 of 47 people found this useful

    Was this useful? beautiful noise
  • Excellent sound, but lacking richness in the bass

    4.0 out of 5 stars

    I bought the 350vi's and the twice as expensive 600vi's to compare side by side. After going and back and forth between them I ult I bought the 350vi's and the twice as expensive 600vi's to compare side by side. After going and back and forth between them I ultimately settled on the 350vi's. I should start by saying that in many ways the sound quality of the 600vi's is noticeably better. Sounds are crisper, more distinct, and the depth of the sound field is definitely greater with the 600vi's. I can see how someone who listens to instrumental music would love these, and there was much I really liked about them too. They are clearly higher quality. However, what was missing for me was the richness of the bass. The bass was very tight, tighter than the 350vi's, but it wasn't rich and boomy. I listen to a lot of electronic/lounge music and I get lost in the richness of the bass - which the 350vi's do beautifully and fully. Yes, the sound is a but more muddled, but in the end I got lost in that more easily. I liken it to watching a movie in 3D vs 2D. Yes, 3D allows you to experience more in many ways, but the image is always dimmer and less saturated that in 2D, and in the end I find the 3D a but distracting. When I watched Avatar again in 2D I liked it much better. I was able to get lost in it more, and the image was more saturated and vivid. I feel that way about the 350vi's. No, the are in many ways not as impressive, but in the end I like the experience better with them. They are GREAT headphones for the price, and produce great lows and highs. I'm really happy with them thus far, and as much as I tried to convince myself that the 600vi's were a better listening experience - they just weren't for me.

    Plus, the mic is higher up on the cord with the 350vi's and I like that better because it doesn't get buried in my sweatshirt or jacket when I run he cord under my clothes.

    • Written by from Mountain View

    34 of 37 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Excellent sound, but lacking richness in the bass
  • Love these.

    5.0 out of 5 stars

    Like another reviewer, I own 2 pairs of Etymotics. Beautiful sounding IEMs with painfully uncomfortable silicone triple flange ear Like another reviewer, I own 2 pairs of Etymotics. Beautiful sounding IEMs with painfully uncomfortable silicone triple flange eartips.

    Ety makes a very comfortable "mushroom" tip, but they don't last long and are expensive.

    Bought these because I've always loved Ultimate Ears and they have an Apple Remote inline. They sound fantastic and their stock eartips are far more comfortable than the Etymotics' tips.

    Then I found the Shure "olive" tips. They fit both my Ety's and my Ultimate Ears and are COMFORTABLE. They allow sparkling clarity and good smoothness, and their secure seal gives your IEMs solid bass.

    BASS is why I like these Ultimate Ears. They don't that goofball puddle o' mud overdone mush that passes for bass on earphones named for has-been rappers. But they go deeper than those phones. Here you have fast, deep, accurate bass that matches what you hear in real life. In other words, high fidelity.

    Etymotics give you fast bass, but not as much of it. I notice the difference. I'd say the Ety's give me a little more definition and less sibilance, but the UEs definitely win in the bass department. Generally speaking I use the Etys more, but I have no problem recommending the UE 600vi, especially for those who value accuracy over stupid amounds of goofy, muddy bass screwing up their sound, but still want all the bass that is supposed to be there.

    Apple Remote works perfectly with iPhone 4, shuffle, Touch gen 2. This item is a bit less expensive than its Etymotic counterpart, doesn't ride so deep in the ears and is more comfortable with the stock eartips.

    But get the Shure olives. You'll be happy you did.

    • Written by from York

    33 of 35 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Love these.
  • Worst headphone ever. Period.

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    ---PROs---
    Ok sound quality

    ---CONs---
    Broke after a few weeks
    Foam eartips got torn after a week
    Silicon eartips get stuck ---PROs---
    Ok sound quality

    ---CONs---
    Broke after a few weeks
    Foam eartips got torn after a week
    Silicon eartips get stuck in ear channel requiring you to always carry
    Microphone quality is horrible
    Made me start cutting myself again

    • Written by from Burnaby

    2 of 9 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Worst headphone ever. Period.
  • Wow.

    1.0 out of 5 stars

    Exchanged my Bose mie2i's for these, expecting comparable sound quality, but with sound isolation. Not the case. The Logitech UE Exchanged my Bose mie2i's for these, expecting comparable sound quality, but with sound isolation. Not the case. The Logitech UE 600vi's are some of the worst earbuds I've ever heard. Sound is shallow and tinny, feel of the product is cheap and it is poorly designed. The control/mic on the cable falls below the breast line, making difficult to actually take a phone call when wearing these. In all honesty, I like my $29 Apple Earpods WAY MORE than these $119 Logitech POS's. Seriously, do not buy these.

    • Written by from Upper Arlington

    5 of 24 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Wow.
  • Great however the cable breaks

    2.0 out of 5 stars

    Bought these enjoyed the quality of sound however after three months the cable close to the plug in broke. Returned them under war Bought these enjoyed the quality of sound however after three months the cable close to the plug in broke. Returned them under warranty for a new pair. Three months later the same issue.

    For this amount of money I would expect better quality. I'm using them with my iPhone in what I would consider in a gentle manner.

    • Written by from CUPERTINO

    3 of 5 people found this useful

    Was this useful? Great however the cable breaks

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