- Unique W.EAR headphone design eliminates neckbands and headbands, slips directly onto the ear. - Interchangeable headphone caps let you change colors in an instant. - Two pairs in different colors are supplied, a total of twelve colors are optional. - Innovative spring-action earpiece cradles the ear, remains comfortable hour after hour. - Lightweight open-air headphones are comfortable to wear, even for extended periods. - 30 mm diameter drive units are larger than most headphones for noticeably deeper bass. - Lower distortion and wider dynamic range. - Frequency response extends down to a low 18 Hz. - Neodymium magnet for maximum energy in minimum size. - Neodymium is far more powerful than conventional Samarium Cobalt or Aluminum magnets. - Achieves 104 dB sound pressure level output with one watt of input. - Gold-plated mini-plug for exceptional corrosion resistance, superb confictivity, low noise. - Oxygen Free Copper (OFC) cord minimizes resistance, maximizes sound. - Silver MDR-Q33LP/S comes with Silver and Clear Blue headphone caps. - Design compliments the cosmetics of selected CD Walkman and MD Walkman portables.
I'm very pleased with their performance. Don't buy them for their sound quality because it is decent but not anything to rave about. The sound is clean and they can play pretty loud but it lacks deep bass. They are great for excercising because try as you might you can't get these little guys to fall off. Very comfortable. I can fall asleep with them on. Perfect match for Sony MD players and MP3 players.
I cannot recommend this product - or any of Sony's stylish headphones - at this time.
The Sony w.ear MDR-Q33LP/S earclip headphones are small and portable and quite comfortable for me to wear, but are disappointing in terms of sound quality. There is no low bass extension in these earclips - and somewhat harsh and raspy upper mids and lower treble, to boot. And no earclip-type headphones are as efficient as in-the-ear and traditional headband-type headphones with the same rated SPL.
In short, these headphones cost $30 - but are way overpriced for the sound quality that you get. I wouldn't pay more than about $15 for this CRAP.