Several people love Skullcandy Crusher Evo for its bass-heavy feature. As the company is known to manufacture headphones designed with an emphasis on the lower-sound register in mind, there is no surprise here.
Skullcandy Crusher Evo: Appearance and Features
As opposed to its rivals, the Crusher Evo doesn’t stand out in visual appearance. These are over-ear headphones on the headband’s underside that come with foam ear cushions and rubber insulation. This makes it easy to wear your headphones and protects your head from contact with the metal band. Weighing just under two pounds, they are comfortable to wear for long hours and the consistency of the construction is very sturdy.
Skullcandy Crusher Evo also have physical or touch-sensitive buttons, like other headphones. The right side comes with three vertically mounted keys. The switches at the top and bottom monitor the sound. Pressing the middle, one quickly pauses the replay. You can either play the next track or go back to the past one by keeping the volume keys.
The power button and that vertical slider are in the left ear cup. The latter is used to change the bass performance of the Skullcandy Crusher Evo. Booming bass is triggered by raising it to 20 percent of its maximum bass production. Actually, it will share the headphones when they are on your head. We don’t recommend moving up to a full 100 percent, however. Other layers of the tracks are drowned out by then.
The Personal Sound system is another aspect worth noting. Once you pair Skullcandy Crusher Evo with a phone, you can further download the Skullcandy mobile app to customize your listening experience further. You will be asked to take an audio test for the initial start-up. The software will then play beeping noises on both ear cups. It will then ask you to check whether you are able or unable to hear them. The app will send you your Personal Sound profile after all of these are finished.
Battery: Bunny energizer meets its match
Now let’s talk about the battery for the Skullcandy Crusher Evo. For a whopping 40 hours of continuous playback, it goes. This Sony MDR-XB950N1, in comparison, only lasts for up to 20 hours. A USB-C charging port is used in the Crusher Evo. It already offers hours of playback with only less than an hour of charging time. If battery life is a major concern, it is highly recommended to use this pair of bass cans.
Now we are going to the (somewhat) sad part. In raising the bass, they seem to be violent with bass-heavy headphones. And this comes at the cost of clarity and sound quality in general. The Skullcandy Crusher Evo is for you if you are a bass-head. But if you prefer a pair of headphones that sound more neutral, it’s best to look elsewhere. To neutralize the bass, you should always put the slider back. This will only illustrate, though that the Skullcandy Crusher Evo is only successful when the bass is cranked up. The sound quality is not that good once it has been set to neutral.