so far. Will know more after a 2 hr gaming session. They are notably heavier than my Pioneer SE-DIR800Cs. But expected I guess.
Sound Quality 8/10
The rumble bass is a neat feature that compliments the vibration in the controller and felt pretty cool while watching 300 with them on. I would probably have gave them a 9/10 had it not for the set of Pioneer SE-DIR800C i have laying here to compare them with. lol.
Ease of use 5/10
There are abig ass bunch of cables to mess with and the controller box has + and - adjustments but no way of knowing the adjustment.. just have to start at default of 0 and count the clicks.
Everything seems a little cheap but mostly solid with exception on the little wire that dangles from the headset when your plugged in to your controller. I can see this wire being a point of failure if not gently cared for. They do however come with a nice assortment of cables so you don't have to buy any extra cables to get going.
Yes, I reccomend buy them if you can score them for under $100. They aren't the greatest, but they server thier purpose well and offer alot of features for a cheap set of cans. And most importantly, they seem to work as advertised.
PS.. the trick to using an external Mic with LIVE is all in the audio setting within your live profile. Set it to use both for audio.