This is Pioneer’s entry level on-ear headphone. Build quality is very good, won’t break easily despite being all plastic build, only the outer earcup part is metal for design reason. It feature a 2 axis swivel and the band can expand for another 3cm. There is no headband cushion but the headphone is lightweight so it doesn’t need it.

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The ear cups is thin but no discomfort so far. The cable doesn’t touch the face and is 1.2 meters long, features no mic or button control. It feature a 40mm dynamic driver on each side. We test this on the iPhone 6 with Cozoy TAKT (pronounce as TAKE) at the 5th volume bar.



Technical Specification

Model: SE-MJ522
Type: Fully-Enclosed Dynamic
Frequency Response: 10 Hz to 28 000 Hz
Impedance: 32 Ω
Max. Input Power: 1 000 mW
Sensitivity: 105 dB
Driver Units: φ40 mm
Cable Length: Y-type 1.2 m OFC litz wire
Plug: φ3.5 mm stereo mini-plug (gold plated)
Weight (without cord): 120 g
Accessories: –
colour: RED (-R) PINK (-P), LIME (-Y), BLACK (-K), WHITE (-W), TURQUOISE (-G), PURPLE (-V)

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Audio quality

Pop/EDM:

Tiaan – Be Ok

  • Low bass frequency, is present and the body is good for the price.
  • The energy or the air pressure is good but is little under power.
  • The subtle bass vibration fades quickly not smoothly and there is some bass distortion at low frequency.

Pia Mia – Do It Again

  • The bass energy is good at the low-mid frequency doesn’t eat into the vocals.
  • The bass with snare effect sounds half-hearted, not full.
  • The bass vibration at 2.05 is soft and barely can feel it.

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Vocals/Instrumentals:

Ed Sheeran – Touch and Go

  • Guitar tone sounds right and have right amount of sharpness for the price.
  • Vocals is very good surprisingly, you can even hear him gasping for air.
  • Vocal stretching, voice-deep and echoing is solid. Midrange overall is good.

Violinder – Raindrops

  • Piano/Violin is more of a warm sound type, the little muffled type rather than the sharp sounding type.
  • Bass/Drum overpowers the piano/violin tone but doesn’t eat into piano/violin and cause it to sound weird.

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