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schriss

March 7, 2013, 1:27 pm

What other Bluetooth APT-X headphones would offer similar sub-bass experience for lower price? Or would using portable amplifier with some reasonably priced Bluetooth APT-X headphones make them produce sub-bass similar to those EU 9000?

Andrew_TR

March 7, 2013, 3:41 pm

This is the problem. If you want wireless, they're among the best. However, I would personally forgo the wireless and go for the Sennheiser Momentum. Do you really need wireless?

Using a portable amp won't magically get you that low bass performance - in some sets it won't increase bass at all.

schriss

March 7, 2013, 7:54 pm

Thanks for response. I already have wired headphones and now have a need for wireless, for different use case. Also found these EU 9000 for a better price online, so decided to give them a try :-)

khaled mourad

March 7, 2013, 9:42 pm

i prefer UE 6000 for half the price

Andrew_TR

March 8, 2013, 12:23 pm

Nice, let us know what you think.

schriss

April 2, 2013, 1:26 pm

Well, I have them for few weeks now. Obviously I was expecting a lot and at first was a bit disappointed with lack of solid bass. Then I noticed much better audio when used with my Asus Padfone 2 phone. Not sure if it has Apt-X codec but it was a big improvement. I was able to configure myself an equalizer on the phone that gives me desired bass levels.

I will retry my experiments when my Apt-X bluetooth dongle arrives.
I don't think they sound better than my wired in-ear HippoVB, those produce really punchy sub-bass and yet are still "crisp" in sound. I find it strange that such tiny in-ear speakers can output such a loud and punchy sound, maybe that's why I expected even more from UE9000 knowing they are much bigger.

Overall I'm very happy, they sound great and I do not hear any hissing sounds I read about related to active noise cancellation. Battery lasts a long time and build quality is very good. They are also very comfortable. I'm now using them everyday at home, while my wired HippoVB serve me when commuting or when at work.

zavix

June 25, 2013, 10:14 pm

Well, they have a very decent sound quality but the hissing issue exists, there is a video that point it out, just search on YouTube for: ue 9000 noise problem

Guest

September 5, 2013, 7:41 pm

I set out to buy a pair of Beats Audio Studio headphones. I noticed that they had released a wireless Bluetooth model but also noticed that most of the reviews were unfavourable. Given that I needed active noise cancellation and now Bluetooth my choice seemed to be limited to just four models (of the over ear design); the Logitech UE 9000, the Sony MDR-1RNC, the Sennheiser MM550X & the Parrot Zic. Whilst I appreciate that every person's opinion re aesthetics will be different, I was able to eliminate the Parrot immediately simply because I couldn't imagine feeling comfortable walking around outside wearing them.

The Sennheisers were harder to dismiss. Along with BOSE, Sennheiser enjoy a good reputation for their noise cancellation processing. BOSE, by the way, make Bluetooth headphones and they make noise cancelling headphones. They do not, however, make noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones of the over ear type.

And so the decision was made that I'd go for the UE 9000s & my partner would get the MDR-1RNCs (next week). Having had a few days to get to know them I'm now in a position to share with you my initial thoughts. I'll be doing the same for the MDR -1RNCs when they arrive. There will then be an update comparing the relative strengths & weaknesses of the two models. It is my intention to post an identical review against the Logitechs & the Sonys to (hopefully) help anyone who is considering getting either of those items. I will post periodic updates as time goes by.

Receiving & unboxing the UE 9000s was an absolute delight. The attention to detail & quality of the packaging scream that hear is a product that we are extremely proud of. It certainly made me feel that if they'd paid this much attention to detail with the packaging there was a fair chance that the same level of care and attention was applied to the design and assembly of the product. The exterior of the cups are not gloss black (as I was expecting) but rather a beautiful blue/black with a perfectly discreet ability to subtly alter colour (ever so slightly) when exposed to bright sunlight. It's the sort of finish that would cost a small fortune if ordered as part of your new Audi or BMW specification.!

The headphones themselves are beautiful. Beautifully designed and built from quality materials (primarily metal & a composite used in the manufacturing of high end spectacles). They're not the lightest but are extremely comfortable. I had read that some people had found that the ear cups were too small. I have big sticky out ears that were a constant source of ribbing in my school days. My ears fit the cups perfectly; it's snug but in no way whatsoever uncomfortable. I have found that my ears get hot & sweaty but the temperature has been high twenties and I think that it's a feature of over ear headphones rather than a particular problem with this design. They'll be wonderful during the colder months for sure. The Bluetooth keeps connected without any hiss, pops or bangs provided you remain within sight (or close to within sight of the music source). If you wander too far, there is just a brief dropout which is soon rectified. The Bluetooth seems to buffer the music which doesn't bother me at all. Avid SongPop addicts may do better to attach the chord to totally eliminate any potential lag caused by the buffering process when they're doing battle.!

Set up could not have been easier. You can pair up to eight devices to the headphones; a process that is as easy as it could possibly be. Battery life is very good and if the battery runs out you can continue to listen to your music via the (supplied) lead. In this configuration the noise cancellation is inactive. When using Bluetooth the noise cancellation is effective at keeping external noise from interfering with sound quality but when the noise cancelling is used without listening to music I can hear little or no benefit beyond the passive insulation offered by the soft cups. I suspect that BOSE are still best in this regard if it's important to you although you will, of course, lose the cordless option whilst listening to music. The internal battery is user removable and replaceable should the need arise.

Sound quality is simply outstanding. I used to run a pair of stripped down Quad electrostatic speakers. The sound quality reminds me so much of that glorious sound but with the benefit of a really well integrated sub woofer (something that was notoriously difficult to do with the Quads). If you listening to music that is of roughly CD quality you'll not need to utilise any tone controls or graphic equalisers. The music will shine just as nature (or the producer) intended. If you don't know what stripped down Quad electrostatics sound like, I'm very sorry, but there really isn't anything else that I've ever heard that sounds so.. just right.. and yes.. there really are times when it does feel like there's been a subwoofer implanted into your head but it's only apparent when the music demands it. Am I impressed.?.. you bet.!.. Would I recommend them.?.. Definitely.!..

Richard Lucas

September 5, 2013, 8:25 pm

I set out to buy a pair of Beats Audio Studio headphones. I noticed that they had released a wireless Bluetooth model but also noticed that most of the reviews were unfavourable. Given that I needed active noise cancellation and now Bluetooth my choice seemed to be limited to just four models (of the over ear design); the Logitech UE 9000, the Sony MDR-1RNC, the Sennheiser MM550X & the Parrot Zic. Whilst I appreciate that every person's opinion re aesthetics will be different, I was able to eliminate the Parrot immediately simply because I couldn't imagine feeling comfortable walking around outside wearing them.

The Sennheisers were harder to dismiss. Along with BOSE, Sennheiser enjoy a good reputation for their noise cancellation processing. BOSE, by the way, make Bluetooth headphones and they make noise cancelling headphones. They do not, however, make noise cancelling Bluetooth headphones of the over ear type.

And so the decision was made that I'd go for the UE 9000s & my partner would get the MDR-1RNCs (next week). Having had a few days to get to know them I'm now in a position to share with you my initial thoughts. I'll be doing the same for the MDR -1RNCs when they arrive. There will then be an update comparing the relative strengths & weaknesses of the two models. It is my intention to post an identical review against the Logitechs & the Sonys to (hopefully) help anyone who is considering getting either of those items. I will post periodic updates as time goes by.

Receiving & unboxing the UE 9000s was an absolute delight. The attention to detail & quality of the packaging scream that here is a product that we are extremely proud of. It certainly made me feel that if they'd paid this much attention to detail with the packaging there was a fair chance that the same level of care and attention was applied to the design and assembly of the product. The exterior of the cups are not gloss black (as I was expecting) but rather a beautiful blue/black with a perfectly discreet ability to subtly alter colour (ever so slightly) when exposed to bright sunlight. It's the sort of finish that would cost a small fortune if ordered as part of your new Audi or BMW specification.!

The headphones themselves are beautiful. Beautifully designed and built from quality materials (primarily metal & a composite used in the manufacturing of high end spectacles). They're not the lightest but are extremely comfortable. I had read that some people had found that the ear cups were too small. I have big sticky out ears that were a constant source of ribbing in my school days. My ears fit the cups perfectly; it's snug but in no way whatsoever uncomfortable. I have found that my ears get hot & sweaty but the temperature has been high twenties and I think that it's a feature of over ear headphones rather than a particular problem with this design. They'll be wonderful during the colder months for sure. The Bluetooth keeps connected without any hiss, pops or bangs provided you remain within sight (or close to within sight of the music source). If you wander too far, there is just a brief dropout which is soon rectified. The Bluetooth seems to buffer the music which doesn't bother me at all. Avid SongPop addicts may do better to attach the chord to totally eliminate any potential lag caused by the buffering process when they're doing battle.!

Set up could not have been easier. You can pair up to eight devices to the headphones; a process that is as easy as it could possibly be. Battery life is very good and if the battery runs out you can continue to listen to your music via the (supplied) lead. In this configuration the noise cancellation is inactive. When using Bluetooth the noise cancellation is effective at keeping external noise from interfering with sound quality but when the noise cancelling is used without listening to music I can hear little or no benefit beyond the passive insulation offered by the soft cups. I suspect that BOSE are still best in this regard if it's important to you although you will, of course, lose the cordless option whilst listening to music. The internal battery is user removable and replaceable should the need arise.

Sound quality is simply outstanding. I used to run a pair of stripped down Quad electrostatic speakers. The sound quality reminds me so much of that glorious sound but with the benefit of a really well integrated sub woofer (something that was notoriously difficult to do with the Quads). If you listening to music that is of roughly CD quality you'll not need to utilise any tone controls or graphic equalisers. The music will shine just as nature (or the producer) intended. If you don't know what stripped down Quad electrostatics sound like, I'm very sorry, but there really isn't anything else that I've ever heard that sounds so.. just right.. and yes.. there really are times when it does feel like there's been a subwoofer implanted into your head but it's only apparent when the music demands it. Am I impressed.?.. you bet.!.. Would I recommend them.?.. Definitely.!..

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