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#273216 - 09/25/09 03:15 PM Monster releases in-ear headphones
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I'm surprised they don't have thicker wires....

http://www.uncrate.com/men/gear/headphones/monster-turbine-pro-earphones/

At $300, I'm sure they're a bargain... I will try to reserve most of my judgment until somebody competent reviews them.
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#273234 - 09/25/09 07:22 PM Re: Monster releases in-ear headphones [Re: pmbuko]
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Hopefully someone who uses the terms "Turbine" or "Pro" in their name will sue them.
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#273235 - 09/25/09 08:24 PM Re: Monster releases in-ear headphones [Re: Joe_in_SC]
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Knowing how tight those turbines cement themselves to the RCA inputs, I'm a bit leery about sticking them in my ear.
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#273237 - 09/25/09 08:44 PM Re: Monster releases in-ear headphones [Re: St_PatGuy]
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eartips for superior noise isolation and reduced sound leakage...


For some reason when I read this the first time I read it as "reduced anal leakage"...
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#273239 - 09/25/09 09:08 PM Re: Monster releases in-ear headphones [Re: terzaghi]
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I don't want to know why. I really, really don't.
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#273241 - 09/25/09 09:11 PM Re: Monster releases in-ear headphones [Re: Ken.C]
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Perhaps I just think of Monster Cable and anal leakage as one in the same...
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#273242 - 09/25/09 09:12 PM Re: Monster releases in-ear headphones [Re: terzaghi]
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All kidding aside, I really think that these could be decent. Just based on a gut feeling, they probably are worth 30-50 bucks... too bad they feel the need to price gouge.
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#273247 - 09/25/09 11:03 PM Re: Monster releases in-ear headphones [Re: pmbuko]
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At $300, I'm sure they're a bargain... I will try to reserve most of my judgment until somebody competent reviews them.


Why wait?
You know if it says "Monster" on it, and it sells for over $2.00.....all the "Cliff Clavins" around here, are going to freak out anyway. \:D
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#273255 - 09/25/09 11:46 PM Re: Monster releases in-ear headphones [Re: LT61]
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That's a bargain at $300, but I think I'd send them out to the Ninja Guy to improve them for another 3-4 hundred.
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#273263 - 09/26/09 01:23 AM Re: Monster releases in-ear headphones [Re: Adrian]
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Shure, Etymotic, and other IEM manufacturers should all band together and sue Monster for patent infringement.
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