Follow Us

We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

Personal Tech


Klipsch ProMedia In-Ear review

Article comments

What is it?

A pair of in-ear earbuds with a single button, inline mic for voice comms. A standard 3.5mm connection means it'll work as a headset for PCs and smartphones, and as a pair of earbuds for any device that features that connection (DSi, PSP, portable DVD player, MP3 player, etc).


  • Oval shaped ear tips ensures a snug fit that helps maximise the sound profile and helps eliminate external noise.
  • Provides better than average audio performance (see Cons for note on bass performance).
  • Inline mic performs well, doing a good job of picking up your voice. Single push button functionality to start and end calls when used with a cell phone is much appreciated.
  • Overall design is attractive.



  • While it offers good bass response, we wish it was a bit fuller and more robust.
  • Ear buds aren't clearly labeled, so there is some confusion as to which one goes in which ear (though remembering that the mic is attached to the right earpiece helps).
  • Doesn't work with consoles, which limits its appeal. The inclusion of an adapter to make it work with an Xbox 360 controller would have been sweet.
  • Price tag is a bit high (you can find it for cheaper than the MSRP if you shop around, however).

Is it worth buying?

Klipsch has a solid reputation built on a history of quality products, and the ProMedia headset acquitted itself well during our informal testing. iPhone owners who use their iPhones as an all in one device (calls, gaming, MP3s) will definitely appreciate it, as will PC gamers who don't want to wear a bulky headset.


More from Techworld

More relevant IT news


Send to a friend

Email this article to a friend or colleague:

PLEASE NOTE: Your name is used only to let the recipient know who sent the story, and in case of transmission error. Both your name and the recipient's name and address will not be used for any other purpose.

Techworld White Papers

Choose – and Choose Wisely – the Right MSP for Your SMB

End users need a technology partner that provides transparency, enables productivity, delivers...

Download Whitepaper

10 Effective Habits of Indispensable IT Departments

It’s no secret that responsibilities are growing while budgets continue to shrink. Download this...

Download Whitepaper

Gartner Magic Quadrant for Enterprise Information Archiving

Enterprise information archiving is contributing to organisational needs for e-discovery and...

Download Whitepaper

Advancing the state of virtualised backups

Dell Software’s vRanger is a veteran of the virtualisation specific backup market. It was the...

Download Whitepaper

Techworld UK - Technology - Business

Innovation, productivity, agility and profit

Watch this on demand webinar which explores IT innovation, managed print services and business agility.

Techworld Mobile Site

Access Techworld's content on the move

Get the latest news, product reviews and downloads on your mobile device with Techworld's mobile site.

Find out more...

From Wow to How : Making mobile and cloud work for you

On demand Biztech Briefing - Learn how to effectively deliver mobile work styles and cloud services together.

Watch now...

Site Map

* *