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Sumajin offers new in-ear earphones

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Sumajin has announced a new set of sound isolating earphones. The SEP-001 in-ear earphones offer a lightweight design and feature 3 different sized sleeves for a custom fit. The earphones also come with a 2-pin audio adapter for airplane travel, a Sumajin Smartwrap cable manager, and a small pouch for storage. The Sumajin SEP-001 earphones are available in white or black and sell for $40.

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1

now I don’t know why but I could swear I’ve seen another pairs of phones that look just like these smile

Posted by NJO on August 21, 2006 at 10:01 AM (PDT)

2

V-Moda makes a pair.  They’re called “bass freqs” and they sell for $50, but they sold for $40 when they were first released.  Best earbuds around IMHO.  I run and lift with these earbuds. 

http://www.v-moda.com/collection/modaphones/bass freq.aspx

Posted by LSD on August 21, 2006 at 10:34 AM (PDT)

3

I think NJO is talking about Creative’s, Senn’s and Sharps.

Posted by ruffryder on August 21, 2006 at 11:14 AM (PDT)

4

These look just like the Sennheiser cx300

Posted by hank on August 21, 2006 at 11:50 AM (PDT)

5

so are they all the same buds or are they just the same case?

Posted by liam on August 21, 2006 at 2:33 PM (PDT)

6

The Senns and the Creative buds are definitely NOT the same, except in general appearance. The gap between the two sonically is,  IMO, more than worth the actual price difference. I’d recommend the CX300 over the the EP-630 any day, and I don’t even draw a paycheck from Sennheiser, or own any of their stock.

There’s also another look-alike, sold by by some outfit called Fuji Labs that’s even cheaper than the Creative set (they’re around $20 on newegg), but you most certainly DO get what you pay for. Barely tolerable SQ. A waste of an Andy Jackson, unless you’re into in-ear buds that you don’t mind abusing.

Posted by flatline response on August 21, 2006 at 10:50 PM (PDT)

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