This is the fourth of its kind that I bought. Despite its extreme fragility it has a very good sound and I find him very few equals in this price range. The first two versions I've had, the wire is very fragile. The cable of the first paid the price of my cat's teeth, the second passed away while clinging to a helmet holder ears and finally on the third (new version with reinforced wire) which is the arch You can rotate the headphones that broke into my travel bag ... Hence the average rating, very good sound for its price but too fragile!