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JVC Ships Newest Xtreme Xplosives Headphones

4/08/2013 12:15:00 PM Eastern

Wayne, N.J. — JVC has begun shipping the three newest additions to its Xtreme Xplosives series of headphones.

All of the headphones were first shown during International CES in January.

The on-ear headphones, model HA-S44X, have 40mm drivers and an oxygen-free copper cable. Suggested retail is $39.95. A version with an in-line mic and one-button remote is available (model HA-SR44X, $49.95). The controls are said to be compatible with most smartphones.

The over-ear headphones (HA-M55X, $49.95) have 50mm drivers and the oxygen-free copper cable. It too has a version with the same in-line mic and remote (HA-SR44X, $59.95).

The DJ headphones (HA-MR77X, $99.95) have 57mm drivers, single-sided pure copper cable and a flip-up design. They can also be folded for travel.  

All three have high-gloss finishes, padded headbands and soft ear pads. Frequency response for the HA-MR77X is 8Hz to 20kHz, while the rest of the models are listed at 8Hz to 23kHz.