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Amp maker Marshall teases its first earphones

updated 06:30 am EDT, Tue November 2, 2010

Earphones set to join over-ear headphones

Marshall, famous for rock 'n roll guitar stacks teased its first set of over-ear headphones, the Major a couple of weeks back. Due to launch on November 15, the Major is now set to be joined by the Minor, which Marshall began teasing via its Marshall Headphones newsletter today. The Minor are an earphone model styled after the guitar plug of a Fender Telecaster and the knobs off its own Marshall Amps.

They also incorporate a patented EarClick design in order to ensure a secure fit for active users, which come with ear tips in four sizes. Purported to produce high-quality audio, the earphones are also equipped with a microphone and remote control for mobile phones and music players. Likes its larger sibling, the Minor is set to join the Major for a November 15 launch when pricing and further details about specifications are expected to become available.

by MacNN Staff



  1. ruel24

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Marshall? Are you serious?

    As someone who plays a little guitar, I wonder if these earphones have quality issues that plague all modern Marshall amps? The Marshall name isn't what it used to be, and neither are their amplifiers.

  1. Mr. Strat

    Joined: Dec 1969


    Marshall is still decent

    I'm a Mesa Boogie man myself, but Marshall amps remain quality instruments although not the Marshall of old.

    The marketing slogan for these headphones should be something like: If our stacks haven't ruined your ears yet, try these.

  1. testudo

    Joined: Dec 1969



    They're headphones. Wow, the excitement. Welcome to the 20th century Marshall. Nothing better than listening to quality 128mbs MP3s and AAC files through high-quality headphones!

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