As to durability, the Pro 750 headphones come in a hard case for storage and transportation. The ear cups fold flat to fit into the case or fold up into the frame for storage in a carry bag (not included). Included with the headphones are two detachable cables, one coiled and one straight. Both are a little over 10'. The coiled cord helps keep from getting tangled up in tight surroundings and it's nice to be able to switch to the straight one if I'm a little farther from the source without the coiled cable tugging me toward it. The cables attach to the headphones with a screw in ⅛" gold plated connector and end in a gold plated ¼" stereo jack. A ¼" to mini plug gold plated adapter is included. Also included in the hard case is a spare pair of “speed switch” ear pads. The ear pads are easily replaced by locking tabs on the ear pads into a track on the headphones and giving a slight twist. One of the few faults I found with these phones is that the ear pads can come loose during normal use such as removing them from the case. They are very easy to re-attach, but the locking connection could be made stronger in my opinion. I have also noticed diminished sound quality if the ear pads are not connected properly.
Fortunately, I have not yet had any issues with serviceability. However, the manufacturer's website shows a variety of accessories and replacement parts, but they are not available for purchase from the site and instead instruct you to “Contact the distributor in your country for purchase.” I have not contacted the distributor in my region to find out about service or replacement parts, but the contact information was readily available on the website along with a map showing the locations, addresses and contact information for dealers around the world.
Overall, I am pleased with the sound, comfort and so far, the reliability of these headphones and would recommend them to anyone who uses headphones on a daily basis.
Luberecki is the morning host of the Sirius Satellite Radio Bluegrass channel, Nashville.
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