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Enhanced Bass Hi-Fi Noise Isolating Earphones - Black
Color: Black
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Enhanced Bass Hi-Fi Noise Isolating Earphones - Black

With its stylish design, these Monoprice earphones will prompt complete strangers to ask you where you got them, but you won't hear a word they say as you rock on down the highway!

Made with a noise-isolating design and producing clear and solid sound, these earphone are a great way to enjoy your favorite music from your iPod or other portable music device. They fit comfortably into the ears and produce solid bass notes and clear midrange tones, both normally a weakness in earphones, thanks to the large 14.2 mm driver unit. The package includes three different sized pairs of silicone earbuds, for a better, more comfortable fit.

The 48" cord terminates in a gold-plated 3.5 mm stereo plug, which connects to most popular music devices and phones, with better connectivity and corrosion resistance than the more common nickel and tin-plated connectors.

The end result is a pair of earphones that are made for the rigors of daily use from the music fan on the go! Amazing sound clarity, hard-rocking bass, and durability. Who could ask for more?

What? You want Aerosmith to play at your birthday party? OK, you CAN ask for more!

Note: For best results these earphones should be broken in by playing pink noise through them for about 24 hours. The difference in sound quality before and after the pink noise break-in period can be quite dramatic.

Model Number 9927
Driver Unit 14.2 mm
Impedance 32 ohms
Sensitivity 96 +/- 3 dB / 1mW (S.P. L at 1 k Hz)
Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz
Rated Power 3mW
Maximum Power 10mW
Maximum Voltage 1.23V
Cord Length 48" (1225 mm)
Ported? Yes

467 Reviews

80.24% of the reviewers recommend this product


Nice sound, very dissapointed with build quality...

  • Anonymous,
  •  Ajax, ON 
  • 11/20/2015 6:21:47 PM

Pros: Fantastic sound for the price
Very cheap

Cons: Uncomfortable if first-time wearer
Breaks easily

I ordered two pairs of these headphones. I read the reviews and they were all very positive, so I grabbed two of them. However, within the first three weeks, my first pair broke at the connector. I passed this off as a fluke, and RMA'd the first pair. In the meantime, I used the second pair, which broke almost immediately after the RMA replacement arrived. I have not yet RMA'd the second pair.

I really enjoy the sound of these earphones, but the build quality is really something you need to consider when purchasing these.

by Monoprice Administrator

Thank you for your review and my apologies to hear the second pair have failed. If you would like I can help set up an RMA for the second pair. Just let me know and I can get that set up.

Mark P.
Tech Support Associate

by Anonymous
Hey Mark,

That would be great to RMA the second pair of earphones as well.

by Monoprice Administrator
Sure thing, I have set up the RMA for a replacement. A returns department representative will contact you by E-mail which will include the RMA# along with instructions to follow. The E-mail should arrive within 1 business day, thank you very much for your patience. Have a wonderful rest of your day.
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Great buy, but cable tangles A LOT

  • Anonymous,
  •  Miami, FL 
  • 11/13/2015 9:22:02 AM

Pros: Great sound
Great price
Good noise isolation

Cons: Cable tangles a lot

I ordered these monoprice headphones and I have almost no complaints except that the cable tangles so much and it is hard to untangle them. I usually listen to them in school in between classes but by the time I'm done untangling them, I'm already in my next class.

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Great in-ear earbuds

  • smithENIGMA,
  •  Lakewood, CO 
  • 10/26/2015 10:07:38 AM

Pros: Great for the price! Great in general. Beats the "branded" $20 earbuds. Fits well in the earbut you must know how to put them inperfect for plane, noise isolating. The black one has a nice cord too. I keep buying whichever color goes on sale.

Cons: There are of course better headphones and better in-ears like those from Westone. But for the price, this is really hard to beat. Perhaps not comfortable for the average bear-they really do fit like in-ears not earbuds.

Overall great. I'll keep buying more!

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Movement of the cords drowns out audio

  • Anonymous,
  •  Columbia, MD 
  • 10/25/2015 6:49:38 AM

Cons: When the cords rub against anything (e.g., a shirt), the vibrations of that rubbing can be heard very clearly in the ear piece, even when audio is playing.

I thought the cords would "soften" over time and reduce the vibration sounds, but even after 14 months, the vibrations are still too loud. I don't understand how this isn't being mentioned in more reviews.

by Monoprice Administrator

Thank you for your review and I am truly sorry for the inconvenience you've encountered. We do carry other headphones so if you are unsatisfied with the vibrations did you want to try a return to see if a different headphones will not exhibit this issue? Please let me know, and the order# as well. Thank you!

John Lingo
Tech Support
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I bought five other Monoprice models just to be sure

  • Anonymous,
  •  Saint Charles, MO 
  • 10/23/2015 12:14:47 AM

Pros: Sound Quality, clarity, accurate sound stage

Cons: None at this price. If you can find better headphones at this price, let us know.

Along with the 9927, I bought 5 other Monoprice earbud headphones just to test them and be sure the hype was true. The 9927 are the best of all of them and are really different category in terms of sound quality than the rest. I would rank and group the 6 models as follows for sound quality.
9927 - Excellent, clearly better than the rest.
9396, 8319, 9398 - All good enough for music, but not as clear as the 9927.
10154, 8322 - not bad, not not as good as the above.

Go with the 9927. No brain-er. Clearly better than the rest and unbeatable at this price.

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