|[caption id="" align="alignright" width="198" caption="Bold colors of plastic and anodized aluminum characterize the Skullcandy Titan."] [/caption] A step up in the Skullcandy line from the Smokin' Buds is the Titan. These aluminum and plastic in-ear headphones come in a variety of colors ranging from all black to the bold purple, green, and yellow of the Titan Purples shown here. The construction of these cans seems quite good; we've not been selling them long enough to get solid reliability data, but they certainly look like they'll take a beating and keep on playing tunes. Three different tip sizes are included with your purchase, so a good fit should be relatively easy to achieve, though in our experience these cans are a little difficult to get seated correctly. Also note that there are a couple of hard edges on the earpiece body that could be a bit uncomfortable for some if worn under a beanie.|
|[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="298" caption="Frequency response of the Titans show a bright peak around 2 kHz."] [/caption]As you can see from the frequency response graph, these headphones have HUGE bass --- and not too woolly or muffled either as these things go. Bass loving youngsters will get a kick out of these cans. Unfortunately, they also have a ski-jump like response with a peak around 2 kHz, which gives these cans a rather sparkly or even strident tone depending on the music. Unlike the Smokin' Buds, these little cans can be somewhat harsh sounding. Nonetheless, if a kid can keep the volume down, they're a fun headphone that delivers sound that's better than stock ear buds.|
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