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You get a lot of useful features from the BT 100 NC which includes decent noise cancelling, Bluetooth as well splash resistance, which makes these earphones great for casual or active use. Sound reproduction has great clarity as well as full mids and okay bass, and should work well with many music genres. See More
If you love powerful bass or non-fatiguing treble, then the BT 100 NC’s sound signature may not be for you. The bass is present, but the quantity may not be enough. The slightly emphasized treble can make the sound harsh and can be fatiguing to listen to for long periods, especially if you are sensitive to treble. See More
Bass is not emphasized yet is full and has good punch so the sound does not sound lean. The mids are warm and full, so guitars, vocals and drums sound great. The highs are slightly emphasized, which brings out a lot of detail from the music, but can also make cymbal and “s” sounds quite harsh. See More
You’ll be able to control the various earphone functions using the buttons and switches on the BT 100 NC’s collar. It houses the earphones’ battery and noise cancelling circuitry along with the buttons for answering and ending calls, play/pause/skip/previous tracks, volume adjust and the noise cancelling switch. Aside from being easy to reach, the collar also takes as much weight off of the earpieces as possible, so they stay inside the ears well. See More
Each earpiece has a magnet inside. When both pieces are connected, incoming calls are ended while music is played. Separating the earpieces will answer a call or resume music. The magnetic earpieces also help keep Level U Pro around the neck when not in use. See More
There is no harshness to the highs, the mids are clear and the bass has good oomph without the bloat. Detail from these headphones is also good, with instruments and voices sounding clear and well-defined. This sound signature can work fairly well with all types of music, though if you really want boosted bass or highs for certain types genres, then these might fall short of your needs. See More
The included ear tips are quite thin and squishy. They are not able to provide a good grip while in the ears, and can make the earpieces prone to falling off. These tips also adversely affect the sound so using better quality ear tips will result in noticeably improved audio. See More
To get extended use out of your headphones you can use a charging case that can be bought separately or as part of a bundle. You attach the micro usb connector from the charging case to the earbud and let it replenish the battery. A fully charged case can charge the earphones twice. See More
This earbuds have magnets so you can keep buds together when off, but that doesn't trigger shut-off to save battery, as it does in many competitor products. There's also no "auto shut-off if not used for N minutes" feature, AFAIK. Bottomline: it's easy to forget these are on and drain the battery even when not using. See More
The touch pads are awkwardly positioned, which makes it easy to miss the pad on the first tap. The main controls (pause/forward/back) aren't customizeable, and are overlapping: one/two/three taps, so if you miss the pad, instead of restarting the track, you'll be going forward or pausing your music. I've gotten better at it over time, but it's still a frustrating experience. Head gestures are an option, but they can be a little too sensitive - looking both ways before crossing the street can cause a track switch. See More
Does what it says on the tin - listen to music while still being able to hear your surroundings. Great when I need them, but they don't replace my other ear phones, since on my commute and in the office I usually want to block out other sound. Took a while to get used to, since they felt too loose at first, but now I find them more comfortable than my other earbuds - like wearing earrings instead of ear plugs. The touch controls and head gestures are both pretty bad, though. Hoping they improve with updates. See More
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