v-moda Crossfade M-100

85
Global
Score
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Engadget Summary

Though its industrial design may take some getting used to, HeadphoneInfo thinks the Crossfade M-100 sports a look "that never goes out of style." The over-ear design also means these are comfortable with Gizmodo saying they can "wear them for hours with zero strain" and Sound+Vision "was able to get a good seal even while wearing glasses." In terms of sound quality, Popular Science says "they sound extraordinary. Your ears will smile." CNET calls the M-100 "a 'crossover' headphone that appeals to audiophiles as well as V-Moda's core customers, who prize potent bass and dynamic impact." There is a downside to these headphones, however, as Inner Fidelity point out: "Between the big bass and sparkly treble is a mid-range that feels a bit left out." That said, if you're in the market for a comfortable headphone that is fun to listen to, and you can afford to spend $300, the M-100 should be near the top of your list.

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Breakdown

Comfort
8.7
Design and form factor
8.2
Noise isolation
8.4
Sound quality
8.2
Durability
8.8
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Specs

Crossfade

Type
Over-ear
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Inline controls
yes
Noise isolation
yes
Active noise cancellation
no
Connections
3.5mm stereo, 6.25mm stereo
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Specs

Crossfade

Type
Over-ear
Channels
Stereo
Drivers per ear
1
Inline controls
yes
Noise isolation
yes
Active noise cancellation
no
Connections
3.5mm stereo, 6.25mm stereo
View Full Specs
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