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Sony MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver)

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Sony MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver)

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  • Sleek Hi-Tech Look
  • Large Neodymium Drivers
  • PET Diaphragms
  • Silent Caps
  • Sony Acoustic Twin Turbo Circuit
  • Winding Case Included
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The Sony MDR-E828LP Fontopia Earbuds deliver superb audio quality in a lightweight and sleek design. These fashionable earbuds use 16mm neodymium magnets and PET diaphragms to produce sharp, clear sound with a wide frequency response and minimal distortion. Sony's Acoustic Twin Turbo circuit use a sound chamber and ducts to improve efficiency and produce a high sonic output.

Silent caps on each earpiece provide wearing comfort and also help to confine audio to your ears only, ensuring that your music does not disturb those around you. The cable has an L-shaped standard 3.5mm stereo mini plug for wide compatibility with a variety of electronic devices. A convenient winding carry case is included for storing your earbuds and keeping them tangle-free.

Sleek and lightweight design
Snug, comfortable in-ear fit
Large 16mm neodymium magnets and PET diaphragms for sharp, clear sound with a wide frequency response and minimal distortion
Acoustic Twin Turbo circuit provides excellent efficiency and high sonic output
Silent caps provide comfort and help to confine audio to your ears to prevent disturbing others
Winding case included for tangle-free storage
Type Earbud
Frequency Range 12Hz - 22kHz
Impedance 16 Ohms
Sensitivity 108dB
Maximum Input Power 50mW
Connectors L-Shaped 3.5mm Stereo Mini Plug
Cable Length 3.3' (1 m)
Weight Not Specified by Manufacturer
Sony MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver)
  • Winding Case
  • Limited 90-Day Warranty on Labor and Parts
  • REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

    by PowerReviews
    SonyMDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Black)
     
    4.3

    (based on 11 reviews)

    Ratings Distribution

    • 5 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 4 Stars

       

      (5)

    • 3 Stars

       

      (0)

    • 2 Stars

       

      (1)

    • 1 Stars

       

      (0)

    90%

    of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

    Pros

    • Comfortable (10)
    • Lightweight (9)
    • Compact (7)
    • Good value (6)
    • Durable (5)

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Portable devices (6)
      • Travel (5)
      • Music (3)
      • With my computer (3)
        • Primary use:
        • Personal (9)
        • Reviewer Profile:
        • Audiophile (3), Gear head (3), Traveler (3)
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No (5)

      Most Liked Positive Review

       

      Great ear buds for the price

      When I needed to replace the lost ear buds for my Ipod Nano these ear buds by Sony got a lot of recommendations. I like using ear buds since they're compact, and don't block...Read complete review

      When I needed to replace the lost ear buds for my Ipod Nano these ear buds by Sony got a lot of recommendations. I like using ear buds since they're compact, and don't block out ambient sounds. These deliver crystal clear sound and are very efficient. My only cons are that the bass response seems less satisfying than the original Apple ear buds. You might find the cord short if you are tall, and your player is in a pants pocket.

      VS

      Most Liked Negative Review

       

      Not very good sound

      I bought these for use with my Sansa Fuze mp3 player. I found them to have very poor sound. The treble is very high and they have poor bass. They are cheap and...Read complete review

      I bought these for use with my Sansa Fuze mp3 player. I found them to have very poor sound. The treble is very high and they have poor bass. They are cheap and maybe would work for some applications, but I would not use if for a lot of listening to music.

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      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      A great deal any time

      By Dave the sound man

      from Miami, Fl.

      About Me Audiophile, Retired Sound Tech

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Compact
      • Good Bass
      • Good Value
      • Great Sound
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • None

      Best Uses

      • Home Audio
      • Music
      • Portable Devices
      • Relaxing
      • Traveling

      Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver):

      These earbuds have great sound in all ranges and excel at upper range. I listen to a lot of acoustic music and these make it sound natural rather than digital. I would recomend them to anyone who wants natural sound.

      • Primary Use:
      • Listening to iPod
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      can't bet the price

      By mh

      from saint louis mo

      About Me Gear Head

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Compact
      • Durable
      • Good Bass
      • Good Value
      • Great Sound
      • Lightweight
      • Stylish

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Music
        • Portable Devices

        Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver):

        great sounding headphones and a bargin too boot!

        • Primary Use:
        • Listening to iPod
        • Was this a gift?:
        • No

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        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        best combo of sound and price I've found

        By berkeleyhoward

        from berkeley,ca

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver):

              Good fit in my ears, very good sound, and much better durabiity than other buds I have used. Price is right here when purchased in multiples to amortize the shipping cost.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great for the gym

              By Andrew

              from Jersey

              About Me Audiophile, Gear Head

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Compact
              • Good Bass
              • Good Value
              • Great Sound
              • Lightweight
              • Stylish

              Cons

              • Flimsy Construction

              Best Uses

              • Portable Devices
              • Relaxing
              • Traveling
              • With My Computer
              • Working Out

              Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver):

              Perfect earphones for the gym; also excellent sound quality, and very comfortable. I highly recommend.
              Only downside is they seem to break easy.

              • Primary use:
              • Personal
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great Cheap Headphones For The Gym!

              By huktunfonikz

              from Los Angeles, CA

              About Me Frequent Traveler, Gear Head

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Compact
              • Durable
              • Good Value
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Working
                • Working Out

                Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver):

                The audio quality is decent - better than expected for a pair of [$] headphones. Bass is there, and the treble/mids are clear. The build quality is excellent, and I expect them to hold up quite well at the gym. The cable is relatively thick and the elbow connection alleviates stress on the connector. I use them regularly without the optional foam covers, at the gym. I have not had any problems with them falling out of my ears, they are similar to the Apple headphones.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                4.0

                Simple, No frills and value for money

                By UVM

                from Everett, WA

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Comfortable
                • Compact
                • Good Bass
                • Good Value
                • Great Sound
                • Lightweight
                • Stylish

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • With My Computer

                  Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver):

                  Bought it for my wife. Light weight and unobtrusive. Carrying case is a clincher.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Can't beat them for the price

                  By Berlin

                  from Ohio

                  About Me Audiophile

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Compact
                  • Good Value
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Cord Too Short

                  Best Uses

                  • Portable Devices
                  • Traveling
                  • With My Computer

                  Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver):

                  These are no Ultimate Ears, or Shure's...but then again they cost under $10 a pair. They come with an included windup storage case (a nice little feature) I use them for watching my portable DVD player. I have owned this same model headphone for years. They don't seem last more than a few years; but hey, they only cost ten bux. If they break, I just buy a new pair. I would recommend them for anyone wanting an inexpensive excellent and very comfortable pair of earbuds. They work great with most portable devices... Mp3, players,laptops,…Etc.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal

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                  (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  2.0

                  Not very good sound

                  By Josh

                  from Kentucky

                  About Me Frequent Traveler, Student

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Comfortable
                  • Compact
                  • Durable
                  • Lightweight

                  Cons

                  • Cord Too Short
                  • Poor Sound

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Silver):

                    I bought these for use with my Sansa Fuze mp3 player. I found them to have very poor sound. The treble is very high and they have poor bass. They are cheap and maybe would work for some applications, but I would not use if for a lot of listening to music.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

                    Share this review

                     
                    4.0

                    Great ear buds for the price

                    By girlbandgeek

                    from Boulder Creek, CA

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Comfortable
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Portable Devices
                      • Travel

                      Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Black):

                      When I needed to replace the lost ear buds for my Ipod Nano these ear buds by Sony got a lot of recommendations. I like using ear buds since they're compact, and don't block out ambient sounds. These deliver crystal clear sound and are very efficient. My only cons are that the bass response seems less satisfying than the original Apple ear buds. You might find the cord short if you are tall, and your player is in a pants pocket.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Personal

                      Share this review

                       
                      5.0

                      Great Headphones

                      By Jeremy

                      from Hagerstown MD

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Comfortable
                      • Durable

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Portable Devices

                        Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Black):

                        High sound quality, and the travel case makes it much less like they will go through the wash like my old ones.

                        • Primary use:
                        • Personal

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                        4.0

                        I would buy this product again.

                        By Irving

                        from Brooklyn, NY

                        About Me Frequent Traveler

                        Verified Buyer
                        Staff Reviewer

                        Pros

                        • Comfortable
                        • Durable
                        • Highly Compatible
                        • Lightweight
                        • Rich Sound

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Music
                          • Travel

                          Comments about MDR-E828LP Fontopia Stereo Earbuds (Black):

                          Very comfortable. Does not fall out of ear. Sound is very clear.

                          Only drawback is the static that comes on when passing some electrical overhead wires while traveling.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal

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