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Sony X-Bass MDR-XB500 Headphones

Manufacturer: Sony

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| | See all okocha's reviews (1)

These are so comfy, I usually have to take headphones off after a few hours because of discomfort but not these, oh and did any of the other reviews mention the incredible bass these beauties have?!!

  You won't get much better

| | See all djdk123's reviews (2)

To start with, i found these headphone required some running in, but after about 20 hours of use at high volumes from dj'ing. the sound quality is unbelievable for the price. There is not too much or too little of any frequency, the responce is completely flat which also makes these great for sound engineers. They are also extremely comfortable, and LOUD! I have had these now for about 6-8 months and and have not dissapointed me once. Would definitly recomend to anyone! In my opinion, they are one of the best value headphones on the market


| | See all JarezP's reviews (4)

Got these headphones in 3 Days from my order date, couldn't wait to be honest.. haven't put these down since, extremely comfortable and perfect fit. The confinement of the sound is great especially with bass, which you can feel throughout your ears, (Switch on the Bass Equalizer to find out).. Perfect for whatever Genre of music you listen to.. The graph doesn't lie the way these headphones execute low frequency notes is simply fantastic.. The jack doesn't distort when moved which indicates good build quality, the wire feels durable and long lasting.. Would recommend to anyone !!

  Amazing Sound and Comfort

| | See all 2010mmills's reviews (1)

Bought these for listening to music whilst at home. I also have a pair of Sennheiser's 205 HD's and a pair of Bose triport on-ear headphones.
These look great and feel really sturdy whilst also being fairly light.
I am a fan of dubstep and drum and bass and these really compliment both genres.
The cushions are extremely comfortable and I can imagine myself wearing these for hours with no discomfort. These cushions also prevent substantial sound leakage which is an added bonus if you dont want people knowing what you are listening to.
The bass is really deep and powerful and at a high volume can shake your head. The 40mm speakers also produce a really nice tone and clarity.
The length of the wire is perfect, most wires are either too long or too short (as in the case my sennheisers and bose).

If you are after headphone below 60 pounds buy these!!! or if you fancy going that extra bigger large, get your hands on the XB700's!!!

Greatly recommended headphones!!!


| | See all Botters88's reviews (1)

Great pair of heahphones (quick delivery too) the bass is the heaviest I've heard and it's true what people say about shaking your head when it's really turned up. Sometimes I found the bass overpowering in some pop songs I had but this heaviness was easily stopped by chagning the EQ on my iPod. Very crisp overall sounds in all registers. Comfortable cushions, good build quality... just buy them!


| | See all CookieMonstaa's reviews (1)

I was a bit unsure weather I should of paid the extra for the XB700 but these are the NUTS!!! If you like dubstep and d'n'b, these are for you. They have a really good frame so you know there going to last and they're just a quality product!

  yeeeaaah you want them

| | See all academik's reviews (14)

sex for your ears you know you want them there even better than they look omg lol. but seriously though the only headphones that beat these are in excess of 150 quid so what you waiting for treat yourself(word of caution they thirsty on mp3 player juice half the playback time you get now.on the plus side it is so worth it)

  top draw

| | See all scrapydo's reviews (1)

These headphones are awsome, sound quality is good stuff.
only critisism being the cushions are quite big (I would feel a bit silly walking in a crowded street with them on) however they make the headphones very comfortable to wear, it's like your ears are in their own little world where they just listen to amazing quality music! ( I was going to say good music but some might say my music taste is rather strange for a 16 year old!) . If you are going to buy these headphones then listen to these songs(sooooo good with these headphones:) :In For The Kill (Skreams Let's Get Ravey Mix) and for the older generation: enya:)
Sony pulled this product straight out of the top draw!

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  Amazing Value

| | See all AlexAlexAlexAlex's reviews (1)

The king size cushions and bass boosting power create the sensation of being hugged by a cuddly sub woofer! Well worth the money if you're into dubstep or DnB.