• 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Pure sound with noise cancelling bliss

    • Written by from Wakefield

    So, the criteria: I wanted a pair of good inner noise cancelling earphones with nice highs, good mids and rich tonal bass. Also a must was a remote to equal Apple's standard in-line remote which I could operate purely on feel without looking with all the usual volume and call functions.

    After looking at earphone in the £30-60 price range and comparing specs, I plunged for RHA's MA450i in White - I was not disappointed!

    I've had these beauty's for about 2 months now and have to say they are the best pair of noise cancelling earphones I've had. Setup is a breeze with 7 fitting earbud sizes to get the perfect fit. The quality of the aluminium cones and the rubber earbuds themselves are a good solid tight fit and I can happily keep the earphones in for hours with no irritation. The only niggle I have is the 1.5m cord, its just a little too long. 1.2m would have been perfect (the standard Apple earphone length).

    Sound wise, they are uber cool. Rich bass on tracks I didn't realise had it there but not only good bass, but tonal too - I can pick out sounds and notes I didn't hear before. Mids are spot on, so are highs notes - very clear.

    Yes because these are inner noise cancelling earphones, you do get noise from when the cable in tapped/snagged etc but I've found you get that with all inner noise cancelling earphones.

    A Great Buy.

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  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful Quality

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    I've finally found headphones that fit (and actually stay in) my ears! A lot of headphones that I've used in the past become uncomfortable after wearing them for only a few minutes, but that definitely doesn't happen with these. One of the things that I like most about this product is the fabric cast around the cord/wire; I'm not always completely careful with my headphones and so they usually break quite quickly, but the protective coat around the wire prevents the headphone from breaking or stretching.
    This is the first pair of in-ear noise insulating headphones that I've ever used and I wasn't entirely convinced that the in-ear headphones would be as effective as the larger sound cancelling headphones, but these definitely are. They also are very convenient to use out in public because even if you are playing loud-ish music, not much of the noise escapes and you won't bother anyone around you!

    28 of 30 people found this useful

  • 5.0 out of 5 stars

    Most awesome earphones I have owned!

    • Written by from Sedalia

    I am an individual who struggles with comfort in earphones, and I enjoy listening to meditation tapes as I fall asleep. I had a chance to review these for Amazon when they first came out, and these are now the only ones I will use!

    I have slept in them as long as six hours (on my side) with total comfort.

    But how do they sound? Like sitting in a perfect seat at an orchestra! These are so sensitive, I can tell the difference between cheap CDs I imported into iTunes on my laptop, and high quality files.

    I particularly enjoy the shape of the control on the cord, the indent makes it easy and intuitive to use, you always can tell which button you are using, whether simply adjusting the sound, or answering the phone.

    I have had no problems with the other party hearing me clearly when I use them.

    Best of all, the wonderful cord never tangles.

    I don't normally "gush" over products, but these are worth talking about.

    177 of 181 people found this useful