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Best Koss Headphones
Koss SPARKPLUG, Koss KSC75 and Koss PortaPro Headphone Reviews



We review the 3 best Koss headphones based on consumer popularity and satisfaction.

These include the Koss SPARKPLUG in-ear earplugs, the Koss KSC75 portable headphones and everyone's favorite — the Koss PortaPro.

About Koss

John C.Koss went into business in 1953, renting Televisions to hospitals. He was a music fan, playing with local bands, and soon branched out into audio electronics.

He teamed up with John Lange, an old schoolfriend and engineer, to lead the development of new products. The companies first stereo headphones, or stereophones as they called them, were designed for a portable phonograph player they were developing.

The headphones were more popular than the record player itself, and any other company product. In a short time, Koss established his company as a specialist manufacturer of stereo headphones.

The company is still 75% owned by the Koss family, and based in Milwaukee were the company was first founded. Koss headphones come with all the experience of a company that's been specializing in consumer stereo headsets for half a century.

Koss SPARKPLUG - Stereo In-Ear Ear Plugs

Koss SPARKPLUG Headphones
Koss SPARKPLUG are classic earplug designs, they sit just outside your ear with a soft cushion that inserts into the end of the ear canal.

This type of ear plug is very effective at blocking out external sounds, injecting the sound right into your ear canal.

A dynamic element gives extra travel for extended Bass response that starts at just 10Hz, and goes on giving a flat response right up to 20KHz. They give a great sound to any type of music.

Unlike many cheap designs which have hard plugs, Koss SPARKPLUG feature a soft urethane cushion. When you press the plugs into your ear, they expand and mold themselves to the shape of your ear canal to provide a comfortable and secure fit.

The easy to change ear cushions are available in different shapes and sizes, so you can find the one that's just right for your own ear. Replacement cushions are supplied with the plugs, and they're also sold as accessories, so you can keep your plugs in pristine condition.

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Koss KSC75 Portable Stereophone Headphones

Koss KSC75 Headphones
Earplugs sit comfortably in your ear, but if you like to listen to music while your jogging, or doing other physical activity, they can easily be dislodged.

Koss KSC75 Portable Sterephones are high quality, small, and ultra light headphones that clip securely to your ear.

Weighing just 1.5 ounces, and held in place on the surface of the ear with the sports clips, you'll easily forget your wearing them.

But the small size doesn't mean the sound quality is compromised.

The stereophones feature Titanium-coated high-polymer drivers for accurate sound reproduction. Rare earth magnets (Neodymium iron boron) have been used to ensure a deep bass performace.

It all adds up to give an extended frequency response from 15Hz through to 25KHz, they are great for listening to all music genere.

They're supplied with a 4 foot cord terminated with a 3.5mm jack, ideal for use with portable audio devices, especially on the run!

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Koss PortaPro Headphones with Case

Koss PortaPro Headphones
Your not always on the move, what about when you have time to sit back, relax, and soak up the music?

Koss headphones have the ideal solution, the PortaPro.

These are semi open Binaural designs, they rest over your ear so the sound enters your ears through the normal routes, they give a more natural sound listening experience.

Don't let the size mislead you, modern material technology has been put to good use to ensure they are still light and sit comfortably on the ear.

The PortaPro design dates back to 1984, and has been continually improved over it's 25 year history. One of the features added over the years is a simple slider that allows you to adjust the pressure on ears; tune for maximum comfort or maximum stability.

The high ridgity Mylar elements, and oxygen free copper voice coils, minimize distortion, ensuring highly accurate sound reproduction. Dynamic elements with Neodymium iron boron magnets ensure a deep bass sound, and an extended frequency response from 15Hz to 25KHz.

Apart from the excellent sound reproduction, a key feature of the PortaPro design is the way they can be folded up for transport.

Although bigger than earplugs, a folded PortaPro headphone takes up much less space than conventional headphones, and they're even supplied with a convenient carrying case.

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Conclusions

You'll find Koss headphones for all of your listening needs.

If your looking for a discrete pocketable solution for the daily communte to work, or listening in public places, the SPARKPLUG ear plugs will reward you with excellent sound reproduction, and a high degree of isolation from the outside world.

If your moving around while your listening, maybe jogging or doing the housework, the sports clips of the KSC75 portable stereo headphones will ensure the phones stay on your ear, but are so light you'll hardly feel them.

For fully laid back extended listing, the Koss PortaPro headphones offer all the natural listening advantages of full headphones, with the bonus of being able to fold them up into a carry case. You can use them at home, and take them with you for longer journeys. They're also great for DJ's and musicians looking for full headphones they can easily take with them.

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