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Velodyne vBold Over-Ear Wireless Bluetooth Headphones - Matte Black

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Velodyne vBold Over-Ear Wireless
Bluetooth Headphone

Our wireless headphones offer Bluetooth® connectivity compatible with your iPhone®, iPod Touch®, iPad® or any Bluetooth® capable device. Wireless sound reproduction is accurate and true thanks to aptX® coding. A direct connect audio cable is included for optional wired connection.

With vBold Over-Ear Bluetooth Headphones you can enjoy Velodyne's legendary sound performance wirelessly! Pair and play with your Bluetooth enabled device from up to 30 feet away!


International artist, Marta Hall, created the signature style and shape of the vBold. You get the best in style with Velodyne's accurate and true sound experience.


Custom voiced dynamic drivers, state of the art Apt-X Encoding, and NFC (Near Field Communication), make the Velodyne vBold one of the most advanced wireless headphones ever made.
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Built-In Microphone

Whether answering phone calls or playing your favorite video games, the built-in microphone on the Velodyne vBold will let you communicate with excellent clarity.


Class-leading 10 hours of wireless playback, and rechargeable battery makes the Velodyne vBold the perfect headphones for long trips. In addition, the built-in aux input allows you to listen to music wired, for unlimited hours of enjoyment.

Bluetooth wireless technology and built-in aux input allow the Velodyne vBold to virtually any smartphones, tablets, laptops, or desktop computers.

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  • miin-sung K.
  • 8/23/2015 6:58:41 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsvery very good~

Pros: very very good~

Cons: very very good~

Other Thoughts: very very good~

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  • michael y.
  • 7/13/2015 1:30:07 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat headphone at great price

Pros: The VBold fit great and sound excellent. The Bluetooth works great and the sound using Bluetooth is just as good.

Cons: I did not paid $329 for it and don't think it is worth $329. But what I paid for this it is excellent headphone for this price.

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  • Anonymous
  • 7/9/2015 6:00:02 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month

5 out of 5 eggsawesome headphones

Pros: Sound is great. People on this site commented that the sound is not good, I beg the differ. They probably don't know what an EQ is much less their phone has an EQ. Lack of knowledge and comments can sway people away from these Vbold headphones. I paid $50 on sale and couldn't be happier and yes, I set my EQ how I like it. To the guy who said they don't have enough bass....I had to turn the bass down, so there's that.

Velodyne is know for excellent sound and these headphones are a prime example of their great products. I learned of this company shopping for a high end sub, so I had faith that these headphones would be a great buy, like the sub, and it was. I bought two pairs.

Excellent battery life, long Bluetooth range, easy connectivity, very light and comfortable, and awesome sound for $50. They also have a mic to answer calls if u want to.

Don't let folks with no audio knowledge sway you away for $50 on sale. Would I pay retail ($399)? I would not pay $399 for any headphones EVER!

Cons: Only con I have is some of the reviews on this site. I'm chalking it up to lack of audio knowledge. TRY AN EQ!!!!!!!!!! I am not saying these are the absolute best headphones on the market, but they are top notch. For $50, you can't beat it unless someone gives you a pair of Bose headphone for free. I don't foresee anyone handing out Bose headphones, so these surly fit the bill.

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  • Dean W.
  • 5/30/2015 6:47:27 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat sound

Pros: Got them on sale for $65.00
Excellent sound
Battery lasts

Cons: Hinges seem cheep and could break easily

Other Thoughts: When I got these I paired them to my samsung galaxy s4. Paired easily and quickly. But the sound quality using pandora radio wasn't very good. A friend said that the phone needs an equalizer app. I downloaded the app and wow. The sound quality is excellent. I've been using these headphones daily and love them.

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  • Christopher B.
  • 5/4/2015 1:02:19 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsLoose part rattling in left ear

Pros: Nice look, battery lasts, ok sound

Cons: Poor quality feel, creeky and rattly which is annoying considering that they are geared toward audiophiles. Loose part in speaker on left side that rattles with every step you take

Other Thoughts: Sound is mediocre at best, I would not pay over $70 for the quality that I see here. I bought them for the convenience of bluetooth and the comfort of a circumaural headset. My Monster DNA's sound amazing but I can't wear them for extended periods of time because I wear glasses and they smash my ears up against the ear pieces (also they are wired). Back to the velodynes, at full volume you can hear pretty well in a quiet room but anywhere else you can hear back ground noise. They look sharp and I like the finish, but here's the kicker. In the left ear, there is the most annoying rattle. Every step I take I can hear something crackling and definitely can't do anything active without wanting to take them off and throw them in the trash. It just blows my mind, but it does make sense why they were on such a good sale. I read in other reviews that velodyne doesn't honor warranty or something to that effect. I guess I should look into it. But I'm the type that would rather take them apart and fix it myself.

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  • Bon-Jae G.
  • 5/1/2015 12:05:52 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Bluetooth!!!!! long lasting!!
not only price but also sound so nice!

Cons: If I use long time, my ears feel hurt....

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  • Syed H.
  • 4/12/2015 1:37:03 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: less than 1 day
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsexcessive bass

Pros: The look and feel of the materials and workmanship is great. The unboxing of the product was exciting, they LOOK like they should sound really good.

Cons: They sound terrible. I didn't try the bluetooth audio before packaging them back up to return, but the wired audio was completely dominated by excessive bass which washed out everything else. I listen predominantly to electronic music which has a lot of bass but is meticulously mastered to be balanced at all frequencies - so it really showcases just how terrible these headphones are. No wonder they are on sale at such a deep discount.

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  • Aaron D.
  • 4/8/2015 11:47:02 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsSounds great

Pros: Excellent sound
Apt-X enhancement sounds noticeably better
Comfortable for 8 hour days
Solid construction
Unique design with a gorgeous matte finish
Battery life lasts a full day

Cons: Can be a bit small for large heads. Works well for me overall, but there are a limited number of positions I can place these in where they remain comfortable.

Other Thoughts: I initially bought the Velodyne vFree model because of the price difference and the various reviews which assured me the sound difference between that model and this one was slight.

I did not particularly care for the vFree's gloss finish, but overall I was very happy with that model. However when the volume button failed after only a couple months' use and I saw the vBold on sale for around $60, I jumped at the opportunity and I'm very glad I did.

The vBold has a much richer sound than the vFree and the overall construction of this model is superior. I've had the vBold for a bit longer than my initial experience with the vFree and I've had no troubles with anything breaking. Also, the matte finish really is much better looking. These are noticeably heavier than the vFree, however I do not mind the extra weight at all.

Comparing these to my set of Razer Kraken wired headphones, I can say their sound quality (even over bluetooth) seems much better. The bass is not as heavy as with the Razer headphones, but I don't really count that a bad thing, just something to use as a point of reference.

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  • Steven S.
  • 4/6/2015 9:54:17 AM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsVery Nice if you can get them cheap

Pros: If you can get these for the under 100 price they've been at they are very nice. Pretty good build quality, Not too heavy considering there is a battery in them Very easy to pair with devices. They so far have worked with my laptop, PC, Samsung tablet and Samsung phone.

Battery Life is good. Charged them once so far and used them for about 4-5 hours. I live and a 3 bedroom ranch style house and can leave my tablet anywhere or walk away from my pc and go anywhere in the house and still have a good connection.

Also works with Teamspeak and Ventrilo, and from what my clanmates and friends have said, sound pretty decent. I cant comment on stuff like Skype, but I wouldn't see why they don't work with that as well.

I thought they had more then enough bass. While it is flat it isn't muddy or overpowering or weak.

Cons: They do sound a bit flat but given they're wireless I'm not gonna dock an egg. I can see why that would be a peeve for someone that spent full price for them though. Couldn't get them to work with my PS4. It would have been awesome to finally have a good PS4 headset. I didn't try hooking them up with the wire though.

If you buy the matte black ones prepare to wipe off fingerprints constantly. Its basically the same rubber paint on Razer products.

Other Thoughts: Have not had the problem a previous reviewer had with them cutting in and out. Perhaps they received a bad unit?

While they aren't full over the ear headphones they are large enough where only half of the padding has to rest over your ear, meaning you can have the back of your ear cupped in the earpad.

I have a pair of Sennheiser 280s and I wouldn't replace them with these, but sometimes I don't want that massive cord dragging around.

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  • Anthony C.
  • 2/9/2015 10:56:39 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggssolid

Pros: Looks good, good sound, battery life. Only $65!

Cons: None so far

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