Marshall has been offering some pretty amazing quality amplifiers and monitors for a long time. Recently they have been concentrating in the headphone market too. The headphone industry has grown to such proportions that it is now very much a fashion accessory. To have good looking headphones to go with your styling is now as important as having other fashion accessories. But the important thing is that the style should not take over the substance. The head phones have to satisfy their sole duty, to offer good audio quality.
Marshall has recently launched the white Marshall Major headphones which is surely a head turner. The headphones features a retro design. The ear cups are square in shape and the whole outside of the headphone is pure white in color. The inside of the headbands and the ear cups is black in color. The headphone has taken some design features from the classic Marshalls amplifiers. The vinyl used in the headphones are the same kind as the ones used in their amplifiers.
The Marshalls brand name is placed at the center of the left and right ear cups. It is also etched in to the metal portion present at the end of the headband. The inside of the headband is black in color and sports Marshalls founder Jim Marshalls signature. The ear cups design and construction looks quite strong. It may take couple of hard bumps and drops without much problem.
The on-ear design; ears cups are sufficiently large to sit comfortably over your ears. The ear cups are also very well padded and soft. They offer a very comfortable fit and are apt for listening to many hours of music even though the ears tend to get a little hot due to the huge structure over them. The headphones are sufficiently light too and if you want to carry it around they can be folded up.
The connector in the Marshall Major white headphone is of 3.5 mm. They can be plugged into any music player or mobile phone that has a 3.5 mm head phone jack. One unique feature in the connector is that it features a spring that can prevent the wearing down of cable at the point where it joins the connector. The ear phones even come with a 6.3 mm adapter so they can be plugged in to AV equipment or to an amplifier.
The driver in the device is a 40 mm one. It is of dynamic moving coil type. The sensitivity of a single driver speaker at 1 KHz is about 121dB, give or take 3dB. The headphones have a rated input power of 15mW and can take a maximum input power of up to 20mW. The frequency response of the headphones is between 20 hertz and 20, 000 hertz. The headphones have a device impedance of about 32 ohms at a rated frequency of 1 kilohertz.
Marshall Major white headphone offers some pretty amazing sound quality. The complete audio frequency is reproduced efficiently by the drivers in the headphone. The bass is also good and solid. The headphone comes with an integrated microphone and remote. This enables you to use the headphones as a hands free device and it will be comfortable enough to provide a couple of hours of call conferencing.
Marshall major white headphone has a price tag of about Rs. 6, 000/-.