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Summary:Portable closed, on-ear headphones that come with a detachable standard audio cable, a detachable audio cable with built-in remote control and mic for iPhone/iPod/iPad connections, and a carrying pouch.
The Monster DNA portable headphones have a closed, on-ear design. These headphones are intended for use with iPods, iPads, and iPhones, as well as standard audio devices Additional features include the ability to attach the audio cable to either side of the headphone, and the earphones fold for ease of storage. The DNA comes with a carrying pouch, detachable 50-inch-long standard connecting cord, detachable 50-inch-long connecting cord with built-in mic and answer/player control button for iPhone/iPod/iPad and smartphone use, and a cleaning cloth. It is covered by a 12-month warranty.
About This Brand
Monster, best known for its line of Monster Cable cables and interconnects, helped to launch the celebrity headphone category with the Beats by Dr. Dre line. Monster and Beats have since parted ways.
Features & Specs - Monster DNA
Integrated microphone Has an integrated microphone for use with some cell phones or audio players with a recorder function.
Call connect/disconnect control This allows you to answer or disconnect from a phone call with some cell phones.
Call connect/disconnect control
Integrated volume control This allows you to adjust the volume without having to dig into your pocket or purse for a player.
Integrated volume control
Integrated function control This allows you to control some player functions (for example: play, pause, track skip) via a control without having to dig into a pocket or purse for a player.
Integrated function control
Cord length (in.) Cord lengths indicates the approximate length of the cord from the headset or earpiece to the plug, measured in inches.
Cord length (in.)
Plug type The type of connection at the end of the audio cord, which will be plugged into the source component. Most have 1/8-inch standard (3-contact) "mini" jacks that fit portable devices. Models intended for use with newer iPod, iPhone, and some Blackberry smartphones, that have integrated microphones, audio player controls, and call connect/disconnect controls use a 1/8-inch 4-conductor mini jack. The audio function of models with 4-conductor mini jacks may not work properly or consistently with non-iPod/iPhone devices.
Warranty: parts, labor (mos.) Warranty (parts/labor, mo.) indicates the length of the manufacturer's warranty for parts and labor, in months.
Warranty: parts, labor (mos.)
Weight (oz.) Reflects the weight, in ounces, of the headphones including the audio cable and batteries, if any.