Karma: JBL Synchros S700 headphones

ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,871
edited August 2018 in The Clubhouse
I've had these for 4 years sealed brand new in the box and I finally opened them up earlier tonight. Tried them out for 5 mins and put them back in the box, so they are practically new. They sound good, but I have too many pairs of headphones.

Info: https://www.jbl.com/factory-refurbished/SYNCHRO+700.html

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They're unique in that they have a built in rechargeable battery and an option to turn on what I'm guessing is a type of built in headphone amplifier/active EQ.

To enter the Karma giveaway, pick a number between 1-100 and post it here, the random number will be drawn next Saturday night the 11th.
  • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
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  • la2vegasla2vegas Posts: 3,253
    Cool karma, my daughter would get these if all the stars align. In with 26.
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  • Viking64Viking64 Posts: 3,750
    In with 64. Thank you.
  • marvda1marvda1 Posts: 3,367
    in with 62, thanks.
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  • lightman1lightman1 Posts: 10,178
    Road gear! In with 51.
    Thanks Drew.
  • EndersShadowEndersShadow Posts: 16,391
    In with 34.
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  • billbillwbillbillw Posts: 5,801
    edited August 2018
    Nice. Very generous. My daughter would love these.
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  • DabutcherDabutcher Posts: 1,917
    Very generous Karma. In with 43 please. Peace. D
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  • John MegadethJohn Megadeth Posts: 2,112
    This is a very generous karma. I’m not in, as others here would benefit from them more.

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  • erniejadeerniejade Posts: 4,597
    In with 82. Thanks!!
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  • shawn474shawn474 Posts: 2,889
    In with 71 please. Thanks
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  • kharp1kharp1 Posts: 2,618
    Nice karma, Drew. In with 52 because that's one more than Russ. Send them to la2vegas for his daughter if I win.
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  • John MegadethJohn Megadeth Posts: 2,112
    edited August 2018
    Good idea. In with 35; if I win, then send them to the aforementioned Polkie daughter.
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  • mhardy6647mhardy6647 Posts: 20,969
    Very nice. I would like to be in, if you please, with number 89.
  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,491
    Nice karma, in with 12 as my JBL headphones' cord got chewed on by a cat at a friend's house.
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  • Jimbo18Jimbo18 Posts: 1,985
    Not in, but nice karma.
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  • trav0810trav0810 Posts: 1,033
    Awesome Karma...I'm in with 7!
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  • aiconnaiconn Registered User Posts: 119
    Really nice karma! Not in though.
  • maxwardmaxward Posts: 265
    Great karma, but not in since my headphone amp is gone via karma.
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,871
    These don't really require a headphone amp since they're only 32ohm, and they also have that built in active DSP thing. They come with those three ring cables, I believe these headphones are primarily meant to be used with phones/tablets. So don't let not having a headphone amp prevent you from entering.
    maxward wrote: »
    Great karma, but not in since my headphone amp is gone via karma.

    • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • PSOVLSKPSOVLSK Posts: 3,868
    Awesome Karma. These are tempting for my son, but he's unfortunately content with earbuds :s
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  • FestYboyFestYboy Posts: 3,379
    Fantastic karma! I shall present these to the woman for her studio if luck swings my way.

    4 please and thank you.
  • WillowWillow Posts: 9,364
    In with 27. I'll give them to my wife to use at work.
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,871
    Franky I'm surprised that you guys know of any women who will willingly wear standard style overhead cans like these!
    • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • kevhed72kevhed72 Posts: 3,456
    Nice....in please w 66
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,871
    Bump. Get those entries in!
    • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,871
    Under an hour to go.
    • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
  • CTTECTTE Posts: 181
    Nice. In with 78.
  • rooftop59rooftop59 Posts: 5,143
    My son would probably dig these.

    In with 40.

    Awesome karma!
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  • ClipdatClipdat Posts: 5,871
    Nice! Last call!
    • "Electronic music is human sound adapting to indulge technology, and for some, it feels like the signature sound of energy. New and abstract sounds over hypnotic rhythms can conjure vast soundscapes for escape, pleasure, and transcendence."
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