The premier audio company, Beats by Dr. Dre has collaborated with renowned DJ and record producer, David Guetta to create a product that specifically targets DJ or disc spinners. A headset that will encompass the properties of DJ headset such as ear cups that swivel, separates the din or noise from the outside environment while simultaneously mixing sounds from different sources in a compact and lightweight frame. Incorporating this properties, they have successfully came up with the Beats Mixr On Ear Headphones. With extensive input from David Guetta himself who uses headphones almost every day and technology from Beats by Dr. Dre, the Beats Mixr is touted to be the perfect world class headphone for DJS and music lovers alike.
Beats by Dr. Dre boasts that this pair of headphones are the “lightest and loudest headphones ever” with 40mm drivers powering them. With the Beat insignia embossed on these, you would expect that the bass would be thrust into the limelight overpowering the rest of the other sound frequencies but with these headphones, the bass is deep, powerful but not to the extent that it cuts out the other frequencies. There is a degree of separation between the bass but it still provides clear mids, crisp highs, and pleasant sounding treble which makes it sound better to some extent than other Beats generations such as Beats Solo or Beats Studio. It allows for a delightful listening experience not just to hip hop, R&B, Techno, Electronica, etc… that this are specifically designed for but also for other more mellow types of music genres. In terms of sound isolation, it does not completely block out sound and there is a moderate amount of sound leakage at 50% volume but not to the extent that it should annoy your seatmate or neighbor. Mostly these are designed in a way that the music flowing from this headphones can still be heard even at the loudest parties.
One thing can be said about Beats by Dr. Dre products is that their headphones are stylish and well built. They are great looking and extremely well packaged and the Beats Mixr are no exception.
The Beats Mixr is perfect for the target market – DJ and casual listening. You get a pair of headphones that would sounds great and can be heard even over rave parties and rowdy crowds plus it’s a fun looking pair of headphones that looks gorgeous and stylish. The price range might not be for everyone and the clamping force can be a bit tight but overall this could be worn anywhere even while commuting for a few hours at a time and you will be able to hear great sound quality with different music genres especially with hip hop and R&B.