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(True Wireless Earbuds Review) The House Of Marley Rebel: The rich groove created by the deep low frequency range is appealing. The eco-friendly packaging and body design have a unique aesthetic.

The House Of Marley Rebel

The House Of Marley Rebel

 

 

Disclaimer

  • This review is based on a sample provided by The House Of Marley  to convey a sincere quality review to our readers.
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  • People who like reggae, EDM and hip-hop
  • People who like realistic sound
  • People who want earphones that are different from others. 
  • Eco & nature oriented people
  • People who are interested in the SDGs
  • The House Of Marley fan

 

Overview of The House Of Marley Rebel

This review will give an overview of The House Of Marley Rebel. A complete review of this product can be found here.

 

audio-sound Score

  • Total Score: 8.1 / 10.0
  • Package: 8.5 / 10.0
  • Build quality: 8.5 / 10.0
  • Fit: 7.5 / 10.0
  • High range: 7.5 / 10.0
  • Mid range: 7.0 / 10.0
  • Low range: 9.5 / 10.0
  • Less distortion: 8.0 / 10.0
  • Communication quality: 8.0 / 10.0

 

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Basic Specifications
  • Continuous / maximum playback time: 8h / 30h
  • Waterproof performance: IPX5
  • Supported codecs: SBC

 

package

The packaging and accessories for The House Of Marley Rebel have the brand's typical eco-design, which is simple but gives the impression of organic warmth.

 

It is nearly impossible to get this unique atmosphere from other brands, so those who like this kind of packaging will find it irresistible.

 

Package contents
  • Edifier X3 To U
  • Charging case
  • USB Type-C cable
  • Eartips (3 sizes)
  • Manual

 

The House Of Marley Rebel
The House Of Marley Rebel

The House Of Marley Rebel

 

Build quality

The exterior build quality meets the price range standards; it is beautifully designed with the tactile feel of The House Of Marley's unique natural materials.

 

The House Of Marley Rebel
The House Of Marley Rebel

The House Of Marley Rebel

 

Fit

The fit is good. Small ears probably won't be a problem.

 

The House Of Marley Rebel
The House Of Marley Rebel
The House Of Marley Rebel
The House Of Marley Rebel

 

Connection quality

I tested it by connecting it to a Cayin N6II/E02 with aptX.

 

I don't know because I haven't been in crowds, but it is stable in the home. Distance tolerance is excellent, and the connection is seamless and intact even at a distance of about 5 meters. If obstructed by a barrier, the sound is choppy and difficult to hear consistently.

 

There may be a small amount of background noise, but most people probably won't notice it.

 

Interface/operation

Power ON Open the lid of the charging case and take out the earphones
Or press and hold the multifunction button on the earphone for 3 seconds
Power OFF Stow the earphones in the charging case
Or press and hold the multifunction button on the earphone for 8 seconds
Pairing Automatic pairing mode if there is no connection after the earphones are turned on
Song playback Tap the multi-function button once or put the earphone in your ear
Stop playback Remove earphone from ear
Forwarding a song Tap the multifunction button on the right ear twice
Backtracking Tap the multifunction button on the left ear twice
Turning up the volume Tap the multifunction button on the right ear once
Decrease volume Tap the multifunction button on the left ear once
Answer call Tap the multifunction button once
Ending a call Press and hold multifunction button for 2 seconds
EQ mode ON/OFF Tap the multifunction button three times

 

REW Frequency ResponseSound quality

The House Of Marley Rebel

 

Sound quality description

The following review was tested on a FiiO M15 with an SBC connection.

 

The House Of Marley Rebel has a V-shaped thumping sound with emphasis on the low and upper midrange to mid-highs. The House Of Marley consistently emphasizes the low frequencies that produce the raw rhythms of reggae, EDM and hip-hop, and Rebel is no exception.

 

Quality low frequencies seem to be the most important factor in The House Of Marley's nature-loving sound design. When we are in our mother's womb, the first thing we hear is her heartbeat and her mother's voice echoing inside us, which we hear as bass. The sounds of the primordial world that we experience for the first time in our lives are in the low frequencies, and the quality of the low frequencies is essential for a natural musical experience.

 

Rebel has always had a rich and realistic low frequency range of rumble, but it also has a dedicated equalizer that, when turned on, produces an even more powerful groove.

 

Please see here for detailed reviews on sound quality.

 

Sound quality general comment
  • Original sound fidelity: C+
  • Recommendation: C+
  • Personal preference: B+

 

The sound balance itself does not seem bad, producing a deep low frequency range that is difficult to obtain, and a sleek yet elegant, sweetly atmospheric midrange, but the audio specs seem significantly lacking for the price.

 

If you like The House Of Marley's typical groove-rich sound, it may be worth considering. However, you may want to check out the SoundPEATS T2, M-SOUNDS MS-TW33, or Sudio T2.

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The House Of Marley Rebel

 

Sound quality features
Pros
  • Deep bass (enhanced by EQ)
  • Sweet and colorful sound
  • Mild highs with little sting
  • Sound with dynamism
  • Excellent groove
  • Excellent sense of envelopment and immersion
  • Excellent sense of presence

 

Cons
  • Low resolution
  • Low fidelity of original sound
  • Lacks exhilaration
  • Lacks clarity
  • Lacks high frequency extension

 

General comment

The House Of Marley Rebel offers a dynamic and immersive sound with deep, dark lows that create rich grooves and colorful, lustrous mids and highs. The design emphasizes the warmth and natural textures that are typical of the HOM, and the appearance is lovely. However, the resolution does not quite meet the price standard, making it difficult to give it a high recommendation.

 

The House of Marley Rebel

The House of Marley Rebel

AU $109.99