Beats Pro Over-Ear Headphones - Black

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  • Overview

    Beats Pro over-ear headphones are made for relentless, heavy-duty use in the studio or in the club. Delivering superb audio at all times, Beats Pro headphones give you deep bass response and sound across the spectrum. That's because they use no amplification or noise cancellation circuitry that adds other frequencies, colors the sound, or compromises bass response.

    The sound of the studio

    By putting back the quality lost in modern-day file compression, Beats Pro headphones let you hear music the way it was originally heard by the artist in the studio.

    Clear highs and deep lows

    Steel and aluminum construction gives you an interior sound platform more solid than most. That’s why you’ll feel the kind of bass that resonates deep in your chest when you play your music.

    Practically indestructible

    No cheap plastic, no frayed cords. Beats Pro headphones are made with an aluminum gun metal frame with a black matte anodized finish, encasing overstuffed leather earcups.

    True noise reduction

    Heavily padded, pivoting ear cups give you a noise-cancelling effect without the need for power switches or batteries. It’s the real studio monitor experience in a headphone.

    Easy to share

    Plug your headphone cable into one earcup and the other automatically switches into output mode, letting your friends hear what you hear.

    Highlights

    Even frequency response of studio monitors for ultra-accurate recording, mixing, and playback

    Greater earcup foam density and precise fitting shut out external noise for awesome accuracy and clarity

    Plug your cable into one earcup and the other port switches to output mode, making it easy to share what you're listening to

    Backward rotating ear cups make it easy to monitor the room, studio, or club with Beats Pro headphones at all times

    This design yields superior sound isolation with maximum comfort and minimal ear fatigue

    Ear cups are removable and washable

    The heavy-duty, gold-plated 1/4-inch adapter ensures you're ready for any setup; attached tether prevents it from being left behind at your last gig

    Did You Notice?

    You can daisy-chain additional headphones to Beats Pro so your friends can hear your mix with their headphones on.

    Apple Recommends For

    Superb sound for relentless, heavy-duty use mixing in the studio or in the club with your Mac.

    What’s in the Box

    Beats Pro over-ear headphones

    3.5mm audio cable

    Audio adapter

    Cable with in-line mic and remote that controls iOS devices

    Carrying pouch

    Tech Specs

    Other Features: With Remote and Mic

    Form Factor: Over ear

    Cable Length: 6.5 ft./2m

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    Mfr. Part Number: MHA22

    UPC or EAN No.: 888462909648

    Warranty

    Warranty: One-year limited

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  • 3.5 Average
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Outstanding Sound, Quality, Value

      Well, I guess I should start by saying I am not the type of person most people think of when they think of Beats. I'm a retired military guy almost 70 years old Well, I guess I should start by saying I am not the type of person most people think of when they think of Beats. I'm a retired military guy almost 70 years old. Though dozens of the guys at the military gym I use do have them, I've been fairly content with my Bose SoundTrues and Klipsch Studios. After spending $300 on Bose QC25s, and have them work on and off and finally die at the one year mark, I was ready for something more durable, thicker wires, and reliable. I waited until they went on sale in my military exchange and got the Black/Silver ones for $230. They came through perfectly. I held my breath as I set them up, not knowing if they were going to be too heavy, too much bass, or what. I'm not a big bass guy. I like some of it with classical music and some jazz, but a lot of my music is pop, J-Pop, C-Pop, opera, and soundtracks. My time in the military exposed me to a lot of different cultural music. Well, I am happy to say that these headphones, set with Flat, Treble Booster, or even Bass Booster EQs from my iTunes Library, made every sample I selected sound wonderful. As I said, I'm not a big bass fan but I like sweeping orchestrations in classical and pop...and these headphones did them beautifully...almost like I was surrounded by the orchestra! I never got that from my Bose or Klipsch. I guess the fact that these are 50mm drivers (and not 40) makes a difference. The real test for me, though, is the high vocals (I listen to a lot of Italian tenors, as well as a lot of Japanese/Chinese/Latina female pop artists). The mids were equally there, most notably in concert and jazz selections. The trebles, however, were very crisp and breathing and word pronunciation came through very clearly. I am by no means an audiophile, but I love how these headphones sound, the musical presence they provide, and their ability not to distort or drown out the mids or trebles. In some pop songs with orchestration, these headphones bring out the low string sounds very well, something missing from my Bose. I'm not into a lot of other genres----country, R&B, hip-hop, but these Beats perform admirably for my mostly pop, rock, classical, and jazz collections of songs. They are outstanding build quality, but do weigh about 8 ounces more than my Bose, but that is not an issue for me as I have a large head to keep them from moving around. Another bonus---no batteries, yet they isolate sound almost as well as my Bose noise-cancelling headphones did, but they are not active noise-cancelling of course. A major bonus---my iPod Nano and new iPod Touch (Gen 6) play very efficiently at 40-50% of volume with these. The Beats Pros have very low ohms and high sensitivity, which means they don't require a lot of your device's battery power, which is good for iPod/iPhone users. Some other brands require an amp as the ohms are so high, but these seem very well suited to small mobile devices. I have no need for an amp unless I wanted to be drowned completely in bass. My Bose QC25s, which broke, required 70% volume compared to these 40-50% for the same listening volume, and the noise-cancelling technology in the Bose hurt my eardrums sometimes. All in all, I'm very pleased with these outstanding headphones, and at my age I'm pretty hard to please. I have 90 days to return these to the military exchange for a refund, but I've decided they're $230 well spent. In the back of my mind I think I read where Apple or Beats changed the sound signature on these from the original heavy bass sound. Now, these are very pleasing to a guy who, as I said, is not a huge heavy bass fan. If you are, you'll still like these as with Bass Booster or Treble Reducer, you can make them bass strong. These are tremendous quality and value compared to my flimsy Bose that broke so quickly. I am glad Beats made a headphone that provides excellent listening for my type of music. These are going to be my favorite headphones very soon.

      • Written by Robert F from North Las Vegas

      275 of 368 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Outstanding Sound, Quality, Value

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      speechless

      I don't think I could have been happier with the purchase of these headphones. I've used plenty of headphones as my dj career has taken off. Even in a crowded e I don't think I could have been happier with the purchase of these headphones. I've used plenty of headphones as my dj career has taken off. Even in a crowded environment with speakers on full blast, you somehow manage to slip away into your own world. The only thing you will feel is the bass on your chest from the clubs subwoofers. These beats are built to last it all. As a Dj I needed something sturdy, high quality, and had noise cancellation. When it comes to mixing you don't seem to be overwhelmed with treble or bass. It's the perfect blend leaving you in shock and awe.

      • Written by Jordan J from Triangle

      134 of 190 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?speechless

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Sexay !

      I just got mine in the mail and I'm in love *_* ! The sound is really amazing. I've been a Beats buyer since they've been released, and I figured it was time I just got mine in the mail and I'm in love *_* ! The sound is really amazing. I've been a Beats buyer since they've been released, and I figured it was time to upgrade my ear buds and solo's to the pro's and I'm really happy with my decision. The only thing I would change is the carrying case. You guys really cheaped out there. I'd for sure make a hard case since they're so rugged!

      • Written by Melissa D

      109 of 171 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Sexay !

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Very cool

      So cool for music

      • Written by Mathis V from Cagnes Sur Mer

      0 of 1 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Very cool

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Amazing Quality!

      My old beats pro broke or should I say have been used way to much haha. I had the originals with Monster on it. They finally gave out after 5 years of using th My old beats pro broke or should I say have been used way to much haha. I had the originals with Monster on it. They finally gave out after 5 years of using them every single day. Very durable. Some people prefer the comfort while I prefer it lasting through anything. The bass is tight and clean. The highs are crisp. Honestly since I listen to House music and Latin music these are perfect for everyday use, working out, ECT. It seems like every brand is going wireless which I notice is nowhere near as loud. I could care less about the noise cancelling that is overkill for headphones. You buy headphones for loud quality sound. Anyways you pay for what you get with these headphones. Looking forward to having them another 5 years like my Orginal.

      • Written by Harold T

      1 of 2 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Amazing Quality!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      The worst value in headphones

      They sound like premium airplane headphones, actually better put, like thumping trash, and i personally feel bad to anyone who got fleeced. If u don't trust me They sound like premium airplane headphones, actually better put, like thumping trash, and i personally feel bad to anyone who got fleeced. If u don't trust me (which is understandable) look to any reputable reviewer to see what I mean. If u have any care where your money goes and you want premium high quality headphones made by a reputable and well respected company look at the Sennheiser momentum wireless, a generally well received pair of headphones with a a better feature set. Don't put your money into a product that simply wants to make the best margins for the company.

      • Written by Jonathan L from Hewlett

      7 of 12 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?The worst value in headphones

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