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    Monoprice Button Design Noise Isolating Earbuds Headphones - Black & White
    Product # 8321
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    Model Number MEP-816
    Driver Unit 9.2 mm
    Impedance 16 ohms
    Sensitivity 98 +/- 3 dB / 1mW (S.P. L at 1 k Hz)
    Frequency Response 20 Hz to 20 kHz
    Wire Length 1200 mm (47")
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    Do the wires get tangled easily?
    New User U on Aug 20, 2017
    BEST ANSWER: I would normally wad my earbuds on the counter and spend minutes untangling them the next day. These do not tangle and straighten out very easy. Makes me very happy not to have to deal with that.
    4.3 / 5.0
    245 Reviews
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    If you're careful with them they'll last you a long time. If you're the kind of person to be careless/irresponsible, don't bother because you will break these instantly as many reviewers here have done. I "broke" mine after a bit over 6 months of use by carelessness. The ear bud was stuck and I pulled on it and the plastic on the bud unglued, which buds of higher quality wouldn't have. I still use them, but it's slightly annoying. Besides that, the sound is just perfect. Note that I've only tried one pair of them so far.

    PROS: The sound is fantastic. It's as good as the sound from my 100 $+ Sennheisers headphones.

    CONS: Cheaply made.
    August 9, 2014
    Bought two pairs, two months in and I'm switching to the second
    These worked great the first few months, but now one side has stopped working. I listen to audio books all day while working so I tend to wear out earphones very often. These were great while they lasted, and now I'm switching for the second pair I bought. I'd like to one day find an inexpensive pair of earphones that last longer than a few months.

    PROS: Worked great while they lasted.

    CONS: Lasted two months.
    May 23, 2013
    Glowing review
    I have tempered expectations when I buy $4 ear buds. These have blown away any 5 star review I have read about them. I will be buying more as I will no doubt lose them.

    PROS: Reliable - used for over a year now, daily, at my desk.

    Reasonable - $4...

    Good sound - I am no audiophile but when you get a good seal the sound is better than any other earbuds I have ever worn.

    CONS: None
    June 20, 2014
    Best for sleeping
    I have to listen to white noise in order to sleep through my husband's snoring. These are small enough that I can lay on my side without them hurting. I have used them for a couple years now.
    July 6, 2017
    1 year ago
    Amazing for the Price
    The sound quality of these are incredible for the price. They sound better than ipods dual driver headphones. They feel great in ear, and they come with extra plastic ear buds. My new cat destroyed my first pair, but I ordered two more pairs.

    I've read the reviews on here saying they fall apart fast, but I haven't had this problem yet. Monoprice seems to stand behind their product and offer replacements. As long as the quality of at least half of them is good, then it's still well worth the price to grab several of these because of the sound quality.

    PROS: Amazing sound quality for the price.

    Extra plastic ear buds.

    Great fit in my ear.

    CONS: None at the moment.
    June 2, 2014
    Best headphones I've ever owned
    I've tried several different headphones and these are by far the best I've ever owned. I tried the Monoprice Hi-Fi Premium earbuds and the sounds wasn't as good. I also tried the Monoprice over the ear headphones and for one, they didn't sound as good, and two, they didn't isolate noise as well.

    I now own 3 sets of these earbuds because for $5, you can't go wrong! I play bass with the worship team at my church and I actually prefer using these over the Shure ear buds. These are reliable and fit well and sound well. I also own a pair of Sony earbuds that cost about $40 and these Monoprice ear buds sounds just as good, and they stay in my ears better!

    PROS: Excellent value for the price.

    Three different size rubber attachments to get the best fit for your ear.

    CONS: Cord length is a little short but that depends on your needs. At work I just have an 1/8" stereo extension cord. When I play bass I plug into an extension cord anyway and it's good the headphone cable isn't super long so I don't need to deal with extra cord.
    May 11, 2015
    Works decent but poor build, breaks easily
    Although this is cheap, you'll end up paying more to replace them since they break so easily. I used them moderately for 2 months and the right ear bud came apart.

    PROS: It sounds fine enough for the price
    Good fit

    CONS: Poor build, right earbud split in half where the white part attached to the black part after only 2 months
    Not durable at all
    April 8, 2014
    Great audio (for price)
    I gave this 5 stars not because the sound quality is actually ideal. They're highly limited, and audiophiles will be disappointed. However, compared to other earbuds in the same price range, I'd consider these to be stellar. $3-5 bucks for these earbuds is equivalent to the quality of $20-30 earbuds from most leading brands.

    Still: if you're looking for high end audio, don't buy $5 earbuds.
    July 23, 2018
    2 months ago
    Great earbuds for the price, highly recommend.
    I've heard about Monoprice for quite some time now, and I honestly didn't believe the hype about the great price and quality. I know I sound like a shlocky salesperson, but these are awesome! When my last set of earbuds starting wearing out I took a chance and ordered a few sets of these. I will now order any audio equipment I ever need from Monoprice, these earbuds are awesome, reasonably priced and they shipped quickly with tracking numbers and everything! My next earbud purchase will definitely be from Monoprice!

    Keep up the good work, you've earned a long time customer here!

    PROS: Great build quality
    Low price
    Shipped fast (even to where I live in Hawaii)
    Sounds quite good for the price

    CONS: None
    November 2, 2016
    My ears love these!
    I love these ear buds! I've recommended them to so many people!

    PROS: Love the sound and size! They are my new favorites of all my skull candies that I paid soo much more for! I listen to these every night when I go to bed and the buds are small enough that they are comfortable in my ear when my head is on the pillow.

    CONS: The cord tangles easily but it's not a game stopper- all cords tangle.
    March 10, 2012