The review team here at TD Mercado.com has seen and heard a lot of great headphones in our in business. So it takes a bit of something extra to galvanize us wholeheartedly on a product. Although its not completely perfect and rather painfully pricey, we all agree the Koss Passive Noise-Isolating In-Ear Headphones electrostatic in-ear system is a scientific landmark and a breakthrough headphone.
Yeah, we know we’ve been saying the ‘B’ word a lot lately, but it’s a genuine testament to the maturation of the high-end headphone industry that every other time we turn around, there are new awesome headphones revolutionizing our sport. Whether it’s big full-size planar magnetic cans or small in-ears or even portable ultra high-resolution headphone amp, the past couple of years have witnessed the audiophile headphone market take a quantum leap forward in cutting edge product development. The resulting dramatic advancements in sound quality has been some pretty heady stuff (pun intended). Seriously, it’s really a fantastic time to be into headphones.
The Koss Passive Noise-Isolating In-Ear Headphones electrostatic in-ear headphones certainly qualify as one of those revolutionary new products. Obviously, it’s the first technological achievement of its kind and extremely expensive as is any early leading-edge design. But once we get over the hard wallet pounding, the thing that remains is how effortlessly the Koss Passive Noise-Isolating In-Ear Headphones makes our music drive us forward through a hard workday or survive that absurdly long plane flight with what seems to be only screaming babies aboard. The Koss Passive Noise-Isolating In-Ear Headphones transports you deep inside the sound of the music with an energy and a clear precision few other in-ears can manage. In the end, it’s really the music and the musicians that we’re all about here at headphone.com, so anything that brings us closer to the heart of the creative artist is manna to our ears. The Koss Passive Noise-Isolating In-Ear Headphones electrostatic in-ears may get nearer to that spiritual musical wellspring than any other in-ear headphone we have experienced so far.
Koss Passive Noise-Isolating In-Ear Headphones offered vastly better instrumental separation and detail in the mid ranges and highs. Especially throughout the upper mid ranges, the Koss Ear Headphone has a much sweeter, significantly more cohesive sound probably due in part to the cascading multiple-driver arrays employed within the quad-balanced armature that can sometimes betray the transitional crossover seams in the presentation. The 11Pro also lacked the open sense of air and quick extension at the top of range delivered by the Sure…