These neutral-sounding headphones can be used as reference in-ears for mixing/monitoring. The metal ear pieces and braided cables make these quite durable.
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Pro Excellent build quality and value for money
The value and craftsmanship that the Pinnacle P1 offers is hard to beat at this price range. They are durable due to the metal earpieces. The stand-out build quality is complemented by a detailed and balanced sound, braided cables and a large assortment of ear tips.
Pro Balanced and neutral sound
The sound signature is very balanced, with no frequencies taking over the rest in terms of extension. The highs are clear and airy, but do not sound harsh. The mids are smooth and rich yet are not too forward and do not creep up on the highs. The bass has good level of punch and extension, but is also controlled so there's no booming and won't muddy up the mids.
This sound makes these in-ears great for those who value sound accuracy over a fun and boosted sound, and as such work really well with all types of music.
Pro Build quality is great
The earpieces are made from a zinc alloy that gives them a solid, high quality feel. The thick and flexible cables, firm yet flexible ear tips and a leather carrying case are also similarly of good quality.
Pro High-quality braided cables
The cables have good thickness and flexibility. Also, they are braided and will not tangle easily, even when bunched up in a tight space like inside your pocket or bag.
Pro Comfortable and stay snug in the ears
Despite being made out of metal, the earpieces are actually quite lightweight. Combined with the good fit, these headphones stay in the ears pretty well without tiring your or ears or causing discomfort. This makes them very easy to wear for hours straight.
Pro Comes with two cables
There are 2 cables included, one with an in-line mic/remote and the other purely for audio listening. This gives you the choice of extra functionality or a less intrusive cable with no dangling mic.
Pro Includes plenty of accessories
You get 6 silicone tips in different types and sizes along with 6 sizes of foam tips. Also included is a quality leather carrying case which should add extra convenience and protection when bringing these on the go.
Pro Mic has great sound quality
The microphone produces sound with good clarity and detail, so talking over the phone with these should not be a problem.
Con Connectors are known to lose connection
There have been many reports that the MMCX connectors it uses is prone to problems, either with a loose physical connection or the loss of electrical connection despite the cables being physically connected.
Con Sound can be unexciting for some
The neutral sound signature can be unexciting. The highs, mids and lows are not boosted, so if you are looking for one that enhances certain frequencies, then this is not the pair for you.