"Great for work. Sound signature defies price tag"3.5 starson by Rambles
Pros: -Light weight
-Balanced sound signature
-My music player fits in the provided bag with the headphones :)
Cons: -One-note bass
-Highs can be shrill and disjointed.
-Pleather cups not as supple as they look on the internet
Summary: The last 'phone I had in this price bracket was the Sony MDR V150. There simply is NO comparison between the two. Sound signature is a lot more resolving and detailed but not so much that you feel like you're listening to a more expensive headphone. Bass has fine detail if not a little light in body. High hats and cymbals sound crisp and precise however when things get busy the highs break down and become shrill. Going from Grado SR60's to these I noticed some highs and some vocals sound a little disjointed and distant, but this is rare.
I really don't know how Meelec managed to optimize such cheap parts. They did a good job creating a seemingly flat and balanced sound. These won't please bass heads and they get shrill with fast paced highs from electronica or metal but overall these are great for the price. It's nice to have sound this balance on the go at work. And if these break, which they seem as if they won't for a while, it won't hurt so much to replace them.
Their complete and utter lack of isolation is a plus to me because while I use them at work I also have to be able to hear what is going on around me. Not only are these ideal for that but they don't lose their adjustment easily like, say, a Portapro would.