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Reverse Sound Earphones

Reverse-sound technology delivers a virtual surround-sound experience.


Compact earbuds deliver amazing surround sound.
  • Reverse-sound technology delivers a virtual surround sound experience
  • Around-the-ear earphone design
  • Includes protective travel pouch and spare buds
Advanced audio processing technology for amazing sound quality.
Reverse-sound technology delivers a virtual surround-sound experience and amazing audio. The 'reverse' refers to the earbuds' speakers, which direct sound waves away from the ear and then bounce them back into the ear canal. This protects your eardrums from excessive volume levels associated with 'in-ear' designs, and also provides a virtual surround sound experience that feels like the real thing.

Outside-the-ear design offers superior comfort during prolonged listening.
Non-intrusive earbuds are comfortable and stay in place even while exercising. On the go? Just slip the earphones into the protective storage pouch and slip them into your gym bag, purse or briefcase. Get a virtual home theater experience wherever you are—on the road, or at home.

Amazing audio in a comfortable, compact design. Order your Reverse Sound Earphones from Brookstone today!


Reverse Sound Earphones
Reverse Sound Earphones

Reverse Sound Earphones

809330p

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Reverse Sound Earphones
 
3.9

(based on 14 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (3)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Great sound (12)
  • Lightweight (11)
  • Comfortable (10)
  • Compact (8)
  • Good value (5)

Cons

  • Flimsy construction (3)

Best Uses

  • Portable devices (8)
  • Working out (6)
  • Music (4)
  • Relaxing (4)
  • Travel (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Traveler (4)
    • Primary Use:
    • Listening to ipod (8), Working out (4)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (11)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

I like 'em!

This is my 2nd set, first lasted years but finally shorted out due to retractable wire wind-up thingy. Well worth the $ since I have trouble with ear buds. I'd also love to...Read complete review

This is my 2nd set, first lasted years but finally shorted out due to retractable wire wind-up thingy. Well worth the $ since I have trouble with ear buds. I'd also love to have a volume control on the wire. Shipping was pretty expensive for such a small item - but they did ship it in a way too big box... !!

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Poor construction/ 3rd pair in one year

I jog a few miles every week. Purchased my first pair April of 2013. Brookstone has sent 2 replacements since then. This last pair lasted less then 2 months. I am really disappointed...Read complete review

I jog a few miles every week. Purchased my first pair April of 2013. Brookstone has sent 2 replacements since then. This last pair lasted less then 2 months. I am really disappointed in the quality of the construction. Brookstone's last replacement came with this statement "Cannot be returned if opened or used". Go figure.

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5.0

Very comfortable

By Betty

from Washington, DC

Pros

  • Comfortable
  • Great Sound
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Relaxing
    • Traveling
    • Working Out

    Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

    I had an earlier version of these ear buds and lost them. I just received my new pair and am very pleased. Most ear buds irritate my ears, and these are so comfortable.. I think the sound quality is excellent and recommend them.

    • Primary Use:
    • Listening to iPod
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No
     
    4.0

    Great for running

    By TXrunningman

    from Austin, TX

    About Me Audiophile, Frequent Traveler

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

    • Comfortable On The Ear
    • Great Sound
    • Lightweight

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Running

      Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

      I use these headphones for listening to music while running. Very comfortable with excellent sound. They also work great on airplanes where the background noise can interfere with other types of on the ear headphones.

      • Primary Use:
      • Working out
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      3.0

      Poor Construction

      By D3

      from CT

      About Me Frequent Traveler

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Comfortable
      • Compact
      • Great Sound
      • Lightweight

      Cons

      • Flimsy Construction

      Best Uses

      • With My Computer

      Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

      I love these earphones from Brookstone. But they only last about 1 year before the connection goes bad, or the buds fall off. Would love to get my third pair, but think it will follow the same course sadly. I have had the same problem on both pairs.

      • Primary Use:
      • Listening to iPod
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No
       
      4.0

      Good earphones

      By dst1989

      from Stafford, VA

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Compact
      • Great Sound
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Portable Devices
        • With My Computer

        Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

        I have been looking for earphones that don't go in the ear. While these are good quality and have a cushion around the earpiece, they are made to go in the ear. However, I simply place them on my ear and not in my ear and that seems to work fine. I primarily use them while working in my office.

        • Was this a gift?:
        • No
         
        5.0

        I like 'em!

        By Jude

        from Washington DC

        About Me Frequent Traveler

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Comfortable
        • Compact
        • Great Sound

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Portable Devices
          • Working Out

          Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

          This is my 2nd set, first lasted years but finally shorted out due to retractable wire wind-up thingy. Well worth the $ since I have trouble with ear buds. I'd also love to have a volume control on the wire. Shipping was pretty expensive for such a small item - but they did ship it in a way too big box... !!

          • Primary Use:
          • Listening to iPod
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          3.0

          Could be better

          By RV

          from New Jersey

          About Me Gear Head

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Good Bass
          • Great Sound
          • Lightweight
          • Stylish

          Cons

          • Flimsy Construction

          Best Uses

          • Music
          • Portable Devices
          • Relaxing
          • Traveling
          • Working
          • Working Out

          Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

          Great sound quality and fits well over the ear, but the wire going into the ear piece is too thin and easily breaks. I use these at night when I sleep and during the day. This is my 6th pair and I will keep buying more because I can't find this great sound quality in any other earphone. I just wish it wouldn't break every 9 months.

          • Primary Use:
          • Listening to iPod
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No
           
          1.0

          Poor construction/ 3rd pair in one year

          By LR

          from Jacksonville, FL

          Pros

          • Great Sound

          Cons

          • Flimsy Construction
          • Poor Value

          Best Uses

            Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

            I jog a few miles every week. Purchased my first pair April of 2013. Brookstone has sent 2 replacements since then. This last pair lasted less then 2 months. I am really disappointed in the quality of the construction. Brookstone's last replacement came with this statement "Cannot be returned if opened or used". Go figure.

            • Primary Use:
            • Working out
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No
             
            1.0

            Disappointed with product and Brookstone

            By Chelsea

            from Chicago, IL

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Compact
            • Lightweight

            Cons

            • Charged Twice

            Best Uses

            • Portable Devices

            Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

            Breaks easily where you don't get sound out of one ear. Brookstone charged me twice on my credit card and took a while for me to hear back from anyone, claim it's normal policy. It doesn't show up as pending, it's put though as a transaction.

            • Primary Use:
            • Listening to iPod

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Best ever!!

            By KYGH6453

            from Greenville NC

            About Me Gym Junkie

            Pros

            • Comfortable
            • Compact
            • Durable
            • Good Bass
            • Good Value
            • Great Sound
            • Lightweight
            • Stylish

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Music
              • Portable Devices

              Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

              Ive been using these for many years and I will not purchase any other.

              • Primary Use:
              • Working out
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No
               
              4.0

              Reverse Sound Earphones

              By KTK

              from Nashville, TN

              About Me Frequent Traveler

              Pros

              • Comfortable
              • Compact
              • Good Value
              • Great Sound
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Portable Devices
                • Relaxing
                • Traveling

                Comments about Reverse Sound Earphones:

                Easy to use and very light weight. Great sound.

                • Primary Use:
                • Listening to iPod
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                Brookstone/OSIM-branded products are backed by a one-year limited warranty.

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                Our innovative products will provide you and your family with years of enjoyment. And with the Brookstone Protection Plus service and replacement plans, you'll have the added peace of mind knowing that if the unexpected does happen, we will simply repair or replace your covered product. Our enhanced coverage goes above and beyond the manufacturer's warranty, saving you time and money.

                • Replacement Plan - 1 Year $5.99
                • Replacement Plan - 2 Year $8.99

                Reverse Sound Earphones

                809330p

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