Review: The Vers 1E earphones
The Vers 1E packs a lot of sound into a small package wrapped in sustainably sourced bamboo.
Mon, Feb 06 2012 at 11:35 PM
I jumped at the chance to test out a pair of Vers 1E earphones
after I was contacted by their PR agency (one of the perks of being a green blogger). While I'll never give up my full-sized over-the-ear headphones, it's nice to have a small pair of earbuds for running or when you don't want to carry around the bulkier over-the-ear set. The Vers 1E comes with a felt-lined metal holding tin made with recycled materials that is perfect for stashing them away when they're not needed and has different-sized interchangeable soft silicon ear nubs that can be swapped in and out for a better fit.
The Vers 1E sounds great. While I'm certainly no audiophile, the sound from the Vers 1E sounds noticeable clearer than the pair of stock white iPod earbuds that I had been using and not too far from the quality sound of my over-the-ear headphones. The cord comes with a small pause/play button that doubles as a microphone so they can be used with an iPhone, iPod, or any other smart phone/device. I use Skype on my iPod Touch to make a lot of my phone calls, and the Vers 1E have served me well whenever I've had occasion to use them.
Full disclosure: Vers sent me the headphones to review for free.
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