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The product function AM/FM radio worked fine,the only problem is the very tight fit which can be a little painfull, and uncomfortable after a short while. I have sought info on the internet and found others who share the same problem,they advise stretching the earphones for 2/3 days using the box it came in ,I wait to see if it works as they cannot be worn for longer than 10 minutes at the moment.
18 Month Review - Still very happy with the product. Despite all of my abuse (dropping it, banging it into tree limbs, etc.) it's still working fine with my IPOD. Occasionally use the FM radio but my original review of it's limited range still stands. Battery life is excellent, getting 4+ hours of use from a single set of rechargeable batteries. Would purchase this again if/when I need a new one.
6 Month Review - Very happy with the product, all of the pluses in my original review still apply without any new negatives. I've used the headset around a 100 times (dropping it at least twice) and in general treating it rough like I unfortunately do to all of my equipment. Still going strong, highly recommend it based upon my original review comments.
Initial Review: First - this is an unsolicited review, I don't do "requested" reviews and only review products that I have purchased for my own use. I was looking for a "lower" cost noise cancelling ear protection headset and didn't want to spend a lot of money for it seeing as how I can be hard on my equipment. My primary use is for outside with mowing and leaf blowing activities in the summer/fall and snow blowing in the winter. I've had this product for 3 weeks and have used it 6 times. What I like about this product:
1.) reasonable cost, 2.) comfortable/light weight feel, 3.) very good noise cancelling capability, 4.) excellent audio reproduction, 5.) simple, easy to understand/use controls, 6.) good battery life (4+ hours on a set of double A rechargeable batteries and probably longer - I changed them at that point), 7.) clear, easy to understand instructions, 8.) AUX port for my IPOD.
What's not good:
FM radio reception range. I'm only able to pick up radio stations within about 10-15 miles (central NJ near the shore). Not sure if this is typical for this product or similar products in that this is the first one I've owned. Fortunately, there are a couple of decent FM Stations nearby that I can pick up, but it would have been nice to have had a greater range. Not sure of the AM radio reception range, I don't listen to AM.
Conclusion: I'd buy the product again. My intention was to listen to my IPOD anyway, so the diminished FM range is not really an issue for me. If you're looking for the radio as your primary music/news source, then this may not fit well particularly if you're in a rural area.
My rating of 4 stars is based on the pluses listed with the minus involving the FM range. The product "feels" solid and well made. I'm guessing that it will hold up well to my use, which as mentioned earlier, can be quite rough.
I'll update this review in about 6 months after my winter use with a snow blower.
I read many reviews for different types of radio earmuffs prior to my purchase of the ZOHAN. In the end, I go with my gut and I was NOT DISAPPOINTED. I purchased this to use while cutting grass and weed-eating (4+ acres). This item arrived earlier than promised; protectively packaged and was just as described by seller. I will enjoy my yard work even more now and I'm sure the time will pass quickly as I listen to my favorite music. And let's not forget that I am protecting my hearing as well. GREAT Quality - GREAT Price ! May purchase a 2nd one for my brother.