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Monster Jamz

Portable earbud headphones

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Item #: 119JAMZ
 

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by James Ralston
Monster Cable

Solid, all-metal earbuds look as good as they sound
Want to breathe some new life into your favorite tunes? Replace your standard-issue, out-of-the-box earbuds with Monster's budget-friendly Jamz. These virtually indestructible, solid metal earbuds are designed to minimize resonance, so all you hear is precise sound with super-tight bass. Plus, that beautiful chrome finish is scratch-resistant. The Jamz come with three sizes of flexible ear tips, so you can find the pair that's most comfortable in your ears.

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Highlights:

  • in-ear design provides natural sound isolation
  • durable, all-metal earbud housings with bright chrome finish
  • 46" cable with protective jacket
  • 24k gold-plated mini plug
  • includes three sizes of soft rubber ear tips
  • carrying pouch
  • warranty: 3 years
  • Our 60-day money-back guarantee

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Features and Specs
General
Fit Style
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In-ear
Earcup Type
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Noise-canceling
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No
Bluetooth
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No
Frequency Response
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Not Given
Sensitivity
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Impedance
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Weight
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Cord Length
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46"
Airline Adapter Included
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iPod Control
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No
Volume Control
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No
Built-in Microphone
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No
Parts Warranty
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3 Years
Labor Warranty
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3 Years
Product Research
What's in the box?

Download owner's manual

  • In-ear headphones with attached 46" cord terminated by a male 3.5mm connector
  • 3 Pair of silicon eartips (S/M/L)
  • Shirt-clip
  • Cloth pouch
  • Quick Start Guide/Warranty booklet
  • Monster Product brochure
  • "Information to consumers in application of EU WEEE Directive 962002" note

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Features

Overview: The Monster Jamz High Performance In-Ear Headphones provide extended full-range sound. The Monster Jamz in-ear headphones feature solid, precision-machined single-billet metal housings with a hard chrome finish. The in-ear headphones utilize an advanced Monster Cable headphone cord with a 24K gold-plated 3.5mm connector for superior audio transfer. 

Advanced Driver Design: The Monster Jamz high-performance in-ear headphones utilize advanced driver design for extended full-range sound with big bass and clear highs.

Monster Sound Isolating Ear-tips: The Monster Jamz in-ear headphones come with 3-pair (S/M/L) of monster sound isolating eartips. The eartips offers advanced constructions and multiple shapes and sizes to give you the perfect fit to seal out external noise.

Precision-Machined Metal Housing: The Monster in-ear headphones utilize solid, precision-machined, single-billet metal housings to cancel unwanted vibrations for the purest sound.

Hard Chrome Finish: The precision-machined metal housing are covered with a hard-chrome finish to keep them looking new and shiny (no polish needed).

Rugged Strain Relief: The Monster Jamz provide offer rugged strain relief to protect the headphone cable from heavy-duty use.

Advanced Monster Cable: The Jamz headphone-cord utilizes advanced Monster Cable with patented technologies for accurate and clear audio.

24K Gold Contacts: The headphone cord is terminated by a 24K gold-plated male 3.5mm connector for maximum signal transfer and corrosion resistance.

Cable Management System: The Monster Jamz feature a cable slider and cable management clip to reduce tangles, control bounce, and to keep weight off headphones when in use. 

Protective Soft Pouch: The Jamz in-ear headphones come with a compact, protective, soft pouch to store the headphones when not in use.

 
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3 out of 5

Good Sound but arrived broken. TWICE!!

Written By RKS, North Carolina on Sunday, June 26, 2011
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Recommended by the Crutchfield rep. on the phone. I agree that they do sound pretty good and liked them better that others I have owned (Dennon) in this price range.( $50-100 ) The physical weight of them is a bit heavy in your ears. I received the first pair and the mini -plug that goes into your Ipod was broken. The chrome metal ring around it had come off and was loose in the box.

Crutchfield sent out a second pair. Same problem. Perhaps Monster needs to find better glue?

They sounded pretty nice so I was disappointed that they arrived broken twice.

After two tries I switched to the NU Force NE700x . Glad I did. I think they sound better, and they are also an all metal ear bud, but they aren't as heavy so they are less noticeable in your ears than the Monsters. I usually find that you get what you pay for, but in this case I liked the less expensive NuForce over Monster JamZ.

Bottom Line...If you are looking for a sweet sounding earbud in this price range I highly recommend that you look into getting the NuForce over the Monster Jamz. They sound better ( bigger sound stage, smoother mid range, better base tones, not as punchy) and feel better in your ears, and cost less.

Everyone I spoke with at Crutchfiled through the process of getting the replacement, all the returns and even ordering my third pair of replacements were very professional and did a great job.









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