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JBL Synchros S700

JBL Synchros S700
alaScore 92

17 reviews

Jul, 2014

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JBL Synchros S700

 

The JBL Synchros S700 is a great-sounding headphone pair in passive mode, but not nearly as good in the powered mode it's meant to be used in.

Can be used in passive mode, without DSP engaged. Quality, clean audio when DSP is not engaged. Two detachable cables included—one for iOS devices, one for Android devices

DSP, the reason for a higher price tag, sounds awful. Can only charge via the 3.5mm jack

The perplexing JBL Synchros S700 uses its battery to apply digital signal processing called "LiveStage DSP." According to the JBL description, LiveStage "enhances headphone audio to recreate the experience of listening to a live performance." The...

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JBL Synchros S700

 

The JBL Synchros S700 is a great-sounding headphone pair in passive mode, but not nearly as good in the powered mode it's meant to be used in.

Regardless of whether it’s being used in passive or active mode, the S700 does not distort, even on tracks with tremendous sub-bass content, like the Knife’s “Silent Shout,” and even at maximum volume level. At reasonable listening levels, the passive...

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