J. Dorrell

"Biblophile"
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Helpful votes received on reviews: 59% (41 of 69)
Location: London United Kingdom
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 2,614,336 - Total Helpful Votes: 41 of 69
RHA MA450i Noise Isolating In Ear Earphones with R&hellip by RHA
4.0 out of 5 stars flawed perfection, 24 Feb 2013
Sorry about the oxymoron, but it really says what these earphones are like.

On the one hand their build, comfort, profile (especially when lying down), noise isolation, that brilliant warranty, range and warmth are all perfect. In fact after a lot of consideration I bought these rather than earphones worth four times the price.

However... the cable noise is a serious issue and I can really understand why people have complained.

Thankfully I wanted these for a very specific use, either at my laptop or in bed, and for these purposes they are fantastic. This morning, being somewhat insomniac, I listened to Beethoven's number 4 symphony and my wife was totally… Read more
Another Forgotten Child by Cathy Glass
Another Forgotten Child by Cathy Glass
3 of 11 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars misery loves company, 14 Oct 2012
Some children have terrible lives. fact. i work in child protection and see it every day.

what i object to is people wallowing in book after book about these lives as if feeling sorry will help. it will not. instead of buying books like this go out and do something. support a charity. just reading about it after the event and feeling sad is totally obscene.
Maxell Canalz In-Ear Earphones Stereo for mp3/mp4 &hellip by Maxell France
First the good news: delivery and packaging were very good. Prompt and faultless.

Now the bad:

I have a thing for wooden earphones, having owned several pairs that added real quality to the sound (everything from punk to baroque, with lots of voice work as well). When these arrived i was impressed by the build, although the 'tangle free' cord was easily tangled and seemed to have several kinks in it.

The real problem was twofold... firstly the sound is not what I expected. Compared to other wooden earphones that add 'warmth' to sound, these just muffled much of the lower notes, making listening irritating.

Secondly, after 24 hours the signal was… Read more

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