Yes, the $1,100 Earbuds Sound Pretty Awesome

JH Audio in-ear headphones offer near-perfect sound, for a price
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 1, 2009 6:11 PM CDT
Yes, the $1,100 Earbuds Sound Pretty Awesome
The JH audio buds (not shown here) ain't your parent's standard iPod fare.   (Getty Images)

(Newser) – Sure, the new JH Audio JH13PRO custom earbuds cost $1,100, Jackson Lynch writes in Wired, but you get what you pay for. “The three sets of twin drivers funnel fantastically detailed sound directly to your cochleae,” Lynch writes. “The proprietary drivers—two for the highs, two for the midrange and two for the lows—deliver nearly spotless sound.”

“The JH13s are terribly expensive,” Lynch concedes, “but they also make for the most luxurious listening this side of heaven.” He put the earbuds through a wide range of musical formats, and they "delivered fantastic sound separation with uncompromising booming bass, rattling mids, and crystalline highs." In short, the headphones are “arguably the best-sounding personal audio earbuds we've yet listened to.” (Read more headphones stories.)

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