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Eskuch� intros Control v2 and 45v2 headphones, melds '70s chic with 2012 tech for iOS listeners

Eskuch intros Control v2 and 45v2 overear headphones for retrochic iOS fans

Sound quality matters most for headphones, but we won't lie: we've got a soft spot for a slick design. Eskuché is undoubtedly trying to play that opening like a fiddle with its just-launched Control v2 (left) and 45v2 (right) sets. Both evoke the feel of vintage studio monitors through their 1970s-era finishes while including a decidedly non-vintage microphone and remote combo for iOS devices. The two styles share a 20Hz to 20kHz frequency range, 32-ohm impedance and 40mm drivers, although there's an incentive to splurge: the $60 Control v2 is the baseline for casual listening with its nostalgic colors and 3.5mm cabling, while the $129 45v2 is tailored to DJs through its titanium drivers, rotatable aluminum cups and a detachable cable system that works with 6.3mm (quarter-inch) plugs through an adapter. iPhone owners eager to recreate a first Led Zeppelin listening will have to trek to Apple's online or retail stores for a Control v2 during the holidays; they'll have more shopping choices for the studio-friendly 45v2 arriving at the same time.

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