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Maxell EC-150

alaTest has collected and analyzed 207 reviews of Maxell EC-150. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the portability and usability are generally positive. The sound and comfort also get good feedback. Views are divided on the durability, while some have doubts about the mids quality and bass quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Maxell EC-150 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 80/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Maxell EC-150 from The average user rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on People are impressed by the portability and usability. The sound and comfort also get good feedback, whereas views are divided on the durability. There are some critical comments about the mids quality and bass quality.

price, comfort, sound, usability, portability

reliability, size, noise, bass quality, mids quality

59% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Maxell EC-150 Stereo Line Ear Clips, SilverMaxell EC-150 Stereo Earphone - Wired ConnectivityNew-ACCESSORY, MAXELL STEREO EAR CLIPS - EC150

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Bob (

Not perfect, but good enough


Still working after 3 months of occasional use. Not a whole lot of low end, but it's probably better for the ears, anyway. Still, sound is decent. (Especially for a set of sub-$15 earphones)

Good enough sound, especially at this price point

Retainer clips don't seem strong. (Haven't broken, but seem like they won't last long)

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: N/A (

A great alternative to squishy earbuds


When it arrived, it looked way different than the picture advertised here, just thought if the picture was old or something.

The loop is secure, comfortable, and light for long hours of listening to music. Quality for its price is really good with clear audio... also it's not an earbud that needs a squishy cover to stay in your ear

Doesn't do a good job of preventing noise from getting in or out due to the nature of its speakers, but it's fairly negligible for what it is

Feb, 2015

Consumer review by: bandit58 (

the product was very good to have .


very good

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: MLOPEZ (



Thiese are better for my ears then the other kind, the ones that go inside your ear. These used to be able in the store, should be again.

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: zookeeper167 (

Garbage wrapped in plastic


it actually LOWERS the volume. My tablet was up all the way, plugged in the headphones and the headphones sounded like whispers. Returned quickly.

Dec, 2014

Consumer review by: LostWanderer (

Good quality, affordable price


I am satisfied with the quality and also the price. These are lightweight and very comfortable (non-in-ear).

Oct, 2014

Consumer review by: Germ0617 (

Not a good product


they kept slipping off my ear and when i attempted to adjust them they broke. I had to return them. Probably works fine for a low to moderate amount of activity/workout, but I am an avid runner. 20 minutes into a running speed of about 12min/mile I am...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: flywithme (

good for casual use


For a fews years, I've used these ear clips while listening to meditations, laying down. I don't like ear buds. These clips are good, but I thought this pair would have a shorter cord than the one I have - ends up there're the exact same thing. Why on...

Jul, 2014

Consumer review by: audiophile6367 (

easy listening


Light and comfortable on the ears. But the sound quality isn't what I would have expected.

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: Momof3girls1 (

Great for those who dislike in the ear earbuds!


In the ear earbuds can be uncomfortable, and can cause you to lose the bass end if your music. These over the ear clip on headphones are great for walking/exercising and for retaining the integrity of your music.

May, 2014

Product Specifications

At Maxell, the priority is delivering the highest quality products available in consumer and professional audio and video tapes, computer media, batteries and accessories. To achieve this goal, Maxell has spent the last 30 years focusing all its research and development strengths on creating a long list of innovative solutions for its customers. Today, consumers and professionals all over the world reach for the Maxell name when they want a quality product they can trust. PRODUCT FEATURES: Trendy and stylish Stereo Ear Clips; Ideal for all portable stereos, boom boxes, cassette players and CD players; Design for extended use.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Clip-on
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:20 - 22000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Portable audio system


Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Maxell

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:Limited lifetime warranty