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Company: BodyGuardz/NLU Products


Model: Earjax Moxy

Price: $65-$70

Compatible: All iPods Except iPod shuffle 3G, All iPhones

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BodyGuardz Earjax Moxy With Mic

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By Jeremy Horwitz

Editor-in-Chief, iLounge ()
Published: Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Category: Headphones, Earphones, Headsets + Accessories

It seems like every iPod/iPhone accessory developer on the planet is getting into the earphone racket these days with Chinese-made canalphones, and now we can add well-known film and case maker BodyGuardz/NLU to the list of examples. Using two-toned metal bodies in some unusual color combinations -- rust brown with silver rings or glossy black with blue rings -- BodyGuardz has released Earjax Moxy ($65), with a mic-laden version going for $70. Moxy oddly has fabric cabling running down from the bottom of its Y-joint, and plastic cabling running to the two earbuds, which angle their tips inwards towards your ear canals. Each comes with a semi-hard zippered carrying case, metal carabiner hook, cable winding insert, detachable shirt clip, and seven sets of rubber eartips in various sizes and colors. The sound has a significant bass push, and the integrated mic has an old-fashioned single-button remote to stop and start audio playback.


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