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Sony PFR-V1 Headphones

Wacky and Wonderful Sony Headphones: Love or Leave?

Hopefully these headphones, called the PFR-V1 personal field speakers, live up to their impressive description. Sony's aim was to re-create the experience of surround sound and full-size speakers never before heard from headphones. The typical impediment with headphones is that there is no access to the outer ear, which provides you with that amazing sound stage resonance.

So here's Sony's innovative, yet not exactly attractive, solution which instantly grabbed my attention when I saw them on Crave: Headphone components that are placed half an inch away from your ear as well as inside your ear so that you're able to get low, mid, and high frequency sounds. The fancy headphones, available in America in April, will cost you $500 and possibly a few friends.

Are these blowing your mind in a good or a bad way? My vanity has me torn.

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DreaAST DreaAST 7 years
weird?????????????
DreaAST DreaAST 7 years
weird?????????????
JessieSP JessieSP 7 years
No thanks.
JessieSP JessieSP 7 years
No thanks.
calamari calamari 7 years
Yeah, love them at home on the couch. But leave them when I got out on the street.
bransugar79 bransugar79 7 years
It seems like a great idea but I'm not one for pricey headphones because I usually lose them or break them or something. I don't really think they are all that ridiculous looking but maybe I'm wacko
Merlin713 Merlin713 7 years
Headgear...
Merlin713 Merlin713 7 years
Headgear...
sahayra sahayra 7 years
The idea is good, but they look pretty ridiculous. Also, I think it would be weird to have a speaker in your ear and outside it.
xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx 7 years
did they really think that people we're going to think that these are worth 500? these look like these sweet glasses that i had that i sat on
potc-crazyy potc-crazyy 7 years
Weird but cool, yes. I think these are great, I just... might not use them while using public transportation? Haha.
potc-crazyy potc-crazyy 7 years
Weird but cool, yes.I think these are great, I just... might not use them while using public transportation? Haha.
kaenai kaenai 7 years
LOL - I was about to say that! weird but cooool..
kaenai kaenai 7 years
LOL - I was about to say that!weird but cooool..
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 7 years
Weeeird.
x_juicyfruit x_juicyfruit 7 years
Weeeird.
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