Bang & O lufsen Fo rm 2 i
01 for fans of the classics
$170, BEOPLAY.COM The 30-year-old Form 2 cans have been dragged into the smartphone era with the addition of an in-line remote. It’s safe to call these a design classic, but with so few changes made since their eighties release, are they still able to keep up?
The sound is warm but bright, with emphasis on the mid and upper ranges. Drum ’n’ bass is a little outside their expertise, but stick to acoustic and classical and you’re in for a treat. Sadly, so is everyone near you – these leak a lot of sound due to the semi-open design. Try not to bob your head in time to Symphony No.5, either; the loose fit is prone to slipping. T3 Says Classic look in need of a sonic boost