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conclusion:We like it

89 July 28th 2012 6:30 pm

The Q701s deliver crisp, natural sound that brings out all of the detail in lossless audio files, CDs, and high-bitrate digital files. If you're looking for heavy bass, you'll probably want to look elsewhere, though. It's also worth noting that the open-back design means you'll be sharing your music with the world, and won't get the same kind of noise-isolation you would from more traditional closed headphones. On the plus side, the leather headband and adjustable strap provide a comfortable fit for long listening sessions.

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8.9
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    8.4
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    8.0
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    8.0
  • Noise isolation
    4.0
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8.3
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8.0
CNET UK Mar 2, 2011

Bass isn't their forte, but their crystal-clear mid and high frequencies make most music a delight to listen to, and they're comfortable enough so that you won't have to give your noggin a rest every half an hour.

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8.0
Inner Fidelity Jun 13, 2011

Overall, I find the Q701 to portray the music as a well integrated whole, and deliver an open and satisfying listening experience. These are very good headphones at their price point, I strongly recommend them.

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9.0
TrustedReviews Apr 13, 2011

Their wide, flat and accurate sound puts them in a great position in competition with similarly priced headphones from Sennheiser, Beyer Dynamic, Grado, and others with the choice between the options one of preference, not outright superiority.

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8.0
vonschnauzer vonschnauzer

Upon buying these I compared to maybe 20 headphones. My criteria was over-ear and that the bass wouldn't be tiring after long usage and with an open sound stage. I listen to everything from metal, trance to classical music. I recently bought Sennheiser Momentum over ear. While they are ok, the...

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9.0
MrShortFry MrShortFry

I found these on a very special offer from Amazon a few months ago at a price I just couldn't pass up. I have numerous headphones and earphones and from a comfort point of view I just can't look past a good set of headphones. The first thing I noticed with these was the sheer size of the cans -...

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