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Maxell NB 201

alaTest has collected and analyzed 215 reviews of Maxell NB 201. The average rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and portability. The durability and sound are also mentioned favorably, whereas there are some critical opinions about the reliability and size. There are mixed views on the design and comfort.

price, sound, durability, portability, usability

size, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Maxell NB 201 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 197 user reviews of Maxell NB 201 from The average user rating for this product is 3.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Headphones on Comments about the usability and portability are generally positive. The durability and sound also get good comments. There are some critical views about the reliability and design. There are some mixed views about the comfort.

price, sound, durability, portability, usability

size, design, reliability

72% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Maxell NB-201 Stereo Line Neckband Headphones, SilverMaxell NB-201 Stereo Line Neckband Headphones - Silver (190316)

Nov, 2015

Consumer review by: CAMPBELL (

It do's work


I guess that's all that matter the volume can't be turned up or down that's only thing you can't beat the price any where in town

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: Lawlegalegal (

Broken out of the box


The item came brand new and broken only one side of the head set makes sound.

Sound Quality, Performance, Build Quality

Dec, 2011

Consumer review by: PredsSilentAuctionGuy (

Maxell T37888b Maxell NB-201 Stereo Line Neckband Headphones - Silver (190316)


good sound, good comfort, good price, only wish it had a little longer cord.

Feb, 2011

Consumer review by: deershooter (

Not very good


This is a example of you get what you pay for. The sound was very bad, it made my Sony sound like a cheap radio.

Nov, 2010

Consumer review by: Graw136 (

Not bad


I got a different design than shown in pic but perfect for what I needed, sound quality is pretty good. Like all headphones they hurt after a while but just what I needed!

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: SharkHunter3 (

Inexpensive but Good


I purchased these, not expecting much. I was happily surprised when I received and tried them out.

inexpensive, good sound

a little tight to start

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: vollbob (

good value headphones


sound good and the price with the very low and fair shipping charge of $1.00 made for a great buy.

Aug, 2010

Consumer review by: bicyclemichaela (

Not loud enough


These just don't play loud enough. Not as loud as my previous sets. I'm going to return.

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: ElectronicsNut45 (

Good Value


I got these headphones to replace an old GE set of the same style. Sound quality is very good. My only complaint is that they are a little tight on the ears. You can "unbend" them a little to relieve some of the pressure, but you have to repeat that...

Jun, 2010

Consumer review by: AllisonE (

Good Value


I got these headphones for my 9-year old daughter who doesn't like ear buds. I chose this design because I also have sport headphones designed to fit behind the neck so that they stay in place while exercising. These are a good fit for kids and the...

Jan, 2010

Product Specifications

From the inexpensive Ear Buds and Headphones to Digital Studio Series and Noise Cancellation Headphones, the Maxell brand of products offers you features and styles for every need and budget.

Audio Output

Connectivity Technology:Wired
Headphones Form Factor:Behind-the-neck
Headphones Type:Binaural
Product Type:Headphones
Response Bandwidth:16 - 24000Hz/20 - 20000Hz
Sound Output Mode:Stereo

Audio System

Recommended Use:Portable audio system

Dimensions & Weight



Packaged Quantity:1/6
Product Line:Maxell NB

Remote Control

Type: None

Service & Support

Type:Limited lifetime warranty