Earjax Moxy Headphone Reviews

Manufacturer Earjax Model Moxy
Headphone Type Canal Headband Type None
Weight (g) 10 Driver Type Dynamic
Enclosure Material Aluminium Isolation (dB) 20
Impedance (ohms) 16 Cable Length (cm) 125
Frequency Response (Hz) 20 - 20000  
Connector 3.5mm Street Price US$69
Buy from Amazon.com  
Average reviewer scores
Bass Extension 4.0 Bass Impact 4.0
Bass Quality 5.0 Mids Quality 4.0
Highs Quality 4.0 Soundstage 5.0
Detail 4.0 Portability 7.0
Isolation 8.0 Comfort 6.0
Durability 5.0 Improvement With Amplification 5.0
Value for Money 4.0    
Overall Score 4.6 Total Reviews 1

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Review by Lead Reviewer commando on 23 Nov 10  21:56
Individual review
Bass Extension4
Bass Impact4
Bass Quality5
Mids Quality4
Highs Quality4

The Moxy earphones are definitely the little brother of the Lyrics. They have the same sonic signature, but they're more balanced, without the huge bass of the Lyrics.

The bass is present, not quite as low or as strong as the Lyrics, but they do a decent job. If you're into bassy music then definitely opt for the big brother.

The midrange is a little more recessed than the Lyrics, and is slightly less clear. They still sound quite good, but somehow less musical.

The high frequencies are again a weak point, being quite recessed, which comes across as lack of detail. They respond reasonably well to equalisation.

Comfort is good, and they're lighter and more compact than the Lyrics, though in practice this makes little difference. They have an inline iPod/iPhone remote and microphone, which may be helpful for some people, for example for calling people from an iPod Tough. I didn't test the microphone.

Overall i'd say the Moxy are a fairly average in-ear phone. Without the great bass of the Lyrics and with a slightly recessed midrange they don't quite have the musical feel of the big brother. They're still reasonable in-ear phones, but I feel they not quite as good value as the only slightly more expensive big brother.

Earjax supplied headphones for this review.

Earjax Moxy