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Touch screen headphone Parrots any good?

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Thread Starter 
I've been reading up on the Parrot Ziks and they seem pretty good on paper. Trouble is, a lot of the reviews I've read are hit or miss.
Does anybody here own a pair of them? Would you say they're worth the $400 for everyday music/movie/gaming use?

Thank you for reading. smile.gif
post #2 of 5
It's a technological wonder. Too much technology in a headphone to be honest. Most people don't need that and it's wireless/bluetooth so, you're not gonna' get the best of quality. The touch controls are annoying at best and the comfort is OK. Build quality is great.

Ultimately it comes down to whether you want to spend a lot of money for technology and convenience as opposed to SQ. While the SQ isn't terrible, there's much better out there for the price.

For 400, the obvious choice is the HE-400s.
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Do you think the SQ could be improved by firmware updates? I saw that being thrown around a lot.
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Originally Posted by frickfrock99 View Post

Do you think the SQ could be improved by firmware updates? I saw that being thrown around a lot.

Well, I don't know is the honest answer, but that sounds completely stupid to me. SQ doesn't just improve because of a firmware update..unless it was severely flawed to begin with and that just doesn't make sense to me.
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Gotcha, I'll look into the HE-400s you suggested.

Thanks doll face. biggrin.gif
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