|Listening with Carrefour !! earbuds (Ipod compatible /EAR 23 )|
|Category:||Computers & Electronics|
You know my interest in using low priced earphones . Most of the older mentioned earphones I found were on the range to Eu 20 (USD 24 ) mostly from the best committed earphones companies (as AKG , Sennheiser etc) Nowadays , not due mainly to crisis but for low budget reasons I prefer to look into earphones of even lower cost.
Several months ago while shopping in Carrefour, I found one budget priced earphone that immediately bought It is priced only €4.5 (ca $5.7) under their brand name ,and thought that it could be just of low quality one . But I was wrong !!
Several months later , ie recently I took the interest to check it .
As you see from the above photo this has been made in a nice plastic case that is very hard be open . I have to use a knife! to open its case and remove the lid over the cable
And here is the S/N number. You can seldom find a prodict of Chinese origin having a serial number
Once the case is opened you can find a short instructions guide on the bottom part togethe rwith th remain cabling
The earphones are inside a nice plastic frame with very nice design . You need a tool in order to remove the cable from its base
As you see the earphones have a nice design and are made with the lightweight plastic. The plug is a bit thicker than the normal as in several stereo sockets is quite difficult to connect.
And now about the sound: IN contrast to what I ‘expected’ the sound is very nice with rich audio
Tested with my other top earphones I found:
Above is the set test. I Used the Bolong radio in order to make serial (each stereo set separately )or parallel listening (using one from the one and one form the other set ) Don't forget to look at the 1:2 audio splitter in the bottom left part of the radio (near to its loudpeaker ) that connects to two earphone plugs
Using in parallel and serial with AKG 315 . It has about 2 db lower audio. Less bass but same treble . In parallel , all sound is on the middle. But the bass is spilled towards the AKG buds.
Using it in parallel and serial with the Sony MDR Earphones ..The Carrefour earphone has lower audio than the Sony counterpart. In order to parallel test I had to put the ear bud outwards a little outside fr having a centered sound. And here the results are nearly the same but in reverse ! The basses are spilled towards the C/four ear buds while all other sounds are in the middle
Tested in Muvi 18 I found the level to be 4 steps higher
As in result the earphones are great with rich sound , though a bit of lower audio level . recommended for their price at least for this set. I m thinking now to check a second set
There are also several more pictures ,that are in the open.
You can find them here http://zlgr.multiply.com/photos/album/226