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TDK BA100 3.5mm Connector In-Ear High Fidelity Earphone

  • 20Hz–20KHz
  • 3.5mm Connector
  • 4.17 ft. / 127 cm (1.71 ft. / 52 cm + 2.46 ft. / 75 cm extension cord) Cord Length
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The TDK Life on Record Balanced Armature In-Ear Headphones elevate the personal listening experience. Designed without compromise, they deliver the ultimate in comfort and craftsmanship alongside superior sonic range and high fidelity.

Mastered by TDK’s Audio Research Lab to deliver authentic sound, the TDK BA100 headphones are sonically optimized with an innovative, sound isolating design ensuring a superior acoustic experience for any genre, at any volume. With high-performance, balanced armature micro drivers, these headphones deliver pristine vocals and rich bass for a superior listening experience. They are also practically designed to deliver optimal fit and comfort while allowing you to customize the experience with variable cable lengths, multiple ear tip options, and more. Create the best personal listening applications at home, on the go, or while exercising. In addition, the TDK BA100 headphones boast a sleek, stylish look giving music enthusiasts a visually stunning audio accessory, without compromising either sound quality or comfort.

  • newegg High Fidelity The high performance balanced armature drivers in the BA100 in-ear headphones bring you your music as it was intended. Pristine vocals and rich bass ensure superb listening experience for all types of music.
  • newegg Visually Stunning Engineered and crafted using superior materials and lightweight components in a comfortable design optimized for music on the go. And a storage case is included for added security and protection while on the go.
  • newegg Listen with comfort The included 1 set of Comply foam ear tips plus 3 sizes of silicon ear tips ensures a perfect match to your ear. The cable can be worn straight down or up and over your ear for a comfortable fit.


Learn more about the TDK BA100

Model

Brand
TDK
Type
Earbud
Model
BA100

General SPEC

Frequency Response
20Hz–20KHz
Input Impedance
75 ohms @ 1kHz
Sensitivity
118dB SP @ 1V (at 1 KHz)
Connector
3.5mm
Ear Coupling
In-Ear
Cord Length
4.17 ft. / 127 cm (1.71 ft. / 52 cm + 2.46 ft. / 75 cm extension cord)

Features

Features
Developed and fine-tuned by our Audio Research Lab

Pristine vocals and rich bass for a superb listening experience for all types of music

Includes 1 set of Comply foam ear tips plus 3 sizes of silicon ear tips to ensure a perfect match to your ear

Cable can be worn straight down or up and over your ear to ensure a comfortable fit

A storage case is included for added security and protection while on the go

Packaging

Package Contents
Headphones, 75cm extension cord, 4 ear tips sets (S, M, L silicon and Comply foam), shirt clip,cleaning tool, 3.5mm to 6.3mm adapter plug, storage pouch

Quick Info

Warranty

  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 1 year
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 1 year


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  • JUNG K.
  • 9/4/2012 9:22:05 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

3 out of 5 eggsNot bad, but problem in technical problem.

Pros: Good quality sound and beautiful design.

Cons: Extension line is than long, and constantly broken.
I bought this two times when it for sale, but the extension line is broken and broken... I just used for two months...

Technically, BA100 is not well designed earphone.
TDK think about this again.

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  • Donald H.
  • 8/27/2012 7:42:40 PM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Great using w/ my Clip

Cons: Some Cord generated noises

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  • Mr. S.
  • 8/21/2012 4:20:13 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsPretty good buds

Pros: I like these buds!

Very nice crips highs.

Very comfortable and do a good job canceling noise.

Cons: If you like a lot of base, you might not like these buds.

Pretty expensive if you don't pick them up on sale.

Other Thoughts: I was not impressed at first but once I hooked them up to my phone with a portable amp, they were able to shine.

I have numerous pairs of mid to highend buds and headphones.

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  • tien v.
  • 7/10/2012 10:25:53 AM
  • Tech Level: Average
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

1 out of 5 eggsTDK headphones

Pros: works ok

Cons: Cord is cumbersome while walking, causing feedback noise from bouncing. Left earplug quit after 6 weeks of normal to medium use. Right one starting to give out. Weak cord. Useless unless you only have one earhole that works.

Other Thoughts: I would have been upset if bought at full price. Have not contacted tdk or newegg. Would like to return or get new ones that would hold up longer.

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  • Edwin Y.
  • 6/26/2012 12:15:38 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat Sound!!

Pros: I love the balanced sound of this IEM. Comply eartips are great as well for isolating noise. Flat cable is a plus. Great price for 40 bucks.

Cons: Short cable but not a problem.

Other Thoughts: People gotta remember that this is not your typical bassy portable earphone like Beats. This IEM is more for monitoring with flat sound and it needs an amp or EQ adjustment to sound really good. I use this with FiiO E10 and it sound great. PLEASE stop comparing this to beats because they're two different types of earphones. I am not an audiophile but I do appreciate good sound. I would highly recommend this IEM if you can get it for $40-60.

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  • Jeffery W.
  • 6/15/2012 10:43:29 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsGreat pair of Headphones

Pros: Great Sound quality. Comes with many options for different sized ear plugs. Has Decent bass. Would Definitely recommend

Cons: Not really any cons other than the fact that you basically have to use the cord extender that it comes with otherwise you'd have to keep whatever device you're using the headphones with really close to you. Not too big of a deal though

Other Thoughts: If you want a really nice pair of In-Ear Headphones, I would highly recommend buying these

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  • Joseph G.
  • 5/12/2012 10:47:46 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 week to 1 month
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsvery good value when on sale

Pros: Well made and provided with an array of ear plugs in various materials and sizes. The 'short' cord is not really an issue, could be considered a feature, especially if you're using these with the Sansa Clip+, which can sit high up on a lapel or in a shirt pocket. The extension cord is fine if you need longer.

Cons: The previous reviewer is correct, these are very heavy on the mid range, and light on treble. The good news is, that can be fixed fairly easily with equalization, by bumping the
What you get is a very smooth and detailed sound. ZERO sibilance and unwanted artifacts, you could listen to these for hours without any strain. 4k and 12k ranges up 3-4 dB. (Did this with Rockboxed Sansa Clip)

Other Thoughts: I usually don't like to pay big bucks for earphones as they break too easily. At list price, these would not be value, but if they go on sale for <$60 again, grab a pair.

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  • Nicholas A.
  • 5/11/2012 1:18:01 PM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 day to 1 week
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggsGreat sound if you tweak

Pros: I like the design, I don't feel the cords are too long or short, easy to distinguish left from right, no tangling, sound quality is better than standard or what would be considered 'good'. $44 with new egg promo.

Cons: The mids are way too much. Like the last TDK pair I owned, the shell surrounding the drivers is a hard thin plastic that may crack if you have an accident - I cracked my last pair, and I don't even know how, but I was able to glue it back together. I've never broken a pair of earbuds before. I am just pointing this out because this pair appears to have the same plastic hollow shell that surrounds the drivers.

Other Thoughts: If you don't have the ability to tweak the mids on your sound device, I doubt you will be able to get these to sound 'great'. Aside from being a software engineer, I produce my own music and have a sophisticated digital recording studio, so believe me when i say, these will only sound as good as the equipment they are used with. These are the 'Professional' line of TDK in ear products, and I did put quite a bit of effort to EQ the power amp player on my galaxy skyrocket in order to have the highs be crisp enough. The mids are insanely high and on a ten band EQ they (the mids) need to sit at least 2 clicks below flat, with the 1k to 4k range up slightly, and then way up on the 16k freq. Go easy on the bass as well (30hz - 125hz. All in all, if you have a good ear and patience, these can sound really good

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  • Vlas L.
  • 4/20/2012 8:58:42 AM
  • Tech Level: High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

5 out of 5 eggsBest in the price range

Pros: Good sound quality, rounded basses, clean vocals, solidly build, good looking, great price, good noise cancelling

Cons: You have to be accurate with memory foam pieces.

Other Thoughts: For people who complain about basses - you have equalizer, right? You can always adjust bass or any other range to you own taste. Those can provide really punchy and rounded bass if you want to. Otherwise you can pay 3 times as much and buy headwoofers by Dre. For short cable - it becomes extremely handy if you wear suits or sportcoats.
For 50$-70$ is complete steal.

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  • Irena R.
  • 4/14/2012 9:25:52 PM
  • Tech Level: Somewhat High
  • Ownership: 1 month to 1 year
  • Verified Owner

4 out of 5 eggs

Pros: Wonderful sound quality, balanced, great resolution and detail, silky smooth midrange.

Cons: Microphonics!! The cord is flat and has an extension cable that you will likely end up using all the time, because otherwise the cord is too short. Neither of these two conditions helps with the cable noise, it is quite bad while walking.

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