Brilliant, live sound.
The retro look and subtle design touches of the headphones will impress even those who arenít familiar with the company.
Marshallís 51 years of branding.
Gold plug and plates add to the allure.
Uncomfortable for long term use.
Upper mids compress at high volumes.
Earcups are on the small side.
Sound reproduction is just average for the price.
Adjustable sliders feel cheap.
A bit bright and lack low lows.
By DigitalVersus on March 30, 2012
If all you're looking for is a name and a look, then why not? But the Major isn't very convincing and doesn't stand out for its sound quality....60
By Digital Trends on November 30, 2011
The Marshall Major headphones offer an aesthetic appeal that is uniquely Marshall and bring with that look a very live sound that we think many listeners will...65
By Whathifi.com on October 06, 2011
Tell someone you strapped a pair of to your head and they’d either salute your commitment to rock or start using sign language. Maybe both.It’s lucky, then, that these aren’t the stage-shaking guitar amps the firm is famous for. The...60
By Headfonia on August 02, 2011
Marshall headphone was around a month ago, in a brief in-store audition. I thought it was a fun headphone with a good voicing for rock. The overall fit was comfortable, the sound isolation very good, the dimensions are quite...-
By Gear Diary on June 17, 2011
Since the introduction of the lower case “i” at the beginning of a device name it seems the sound reproduction world has been solely delivering tiny little chunks of plastic and other material to shove into your eardrum. For some however, we...-
By Chip Chick on May 02, 2011
Marshall is a company synonymous with amplifiers. So when they took a shot at headphones it seemed like a no brainer. They have already perfected sound good enough to make your guitar sound like butter, so wouldn’t their headphones exhibit the...-
By RegHardware on March 11, 2011
If you’re a headphone purist and wouldn’t dream of hooking up a pair of closed-back cans to your hi-fi, these aren’t for you. But for the rest of us, who want a versatile, easy to transport pair of headphones which sound terrific,...90
By Trusted Reviews on March 10, 2011
With its enviable reputation as an amplifier manufacturer unquestionably secure, Marshall is looking to extend its repertoire with the Marshall Major headphones and Marshall Minor earphones, the latter of which we're looking at here. Combining...70
By Pocket-lint on March 04, 2011
A good all-round pair of cans that offer decent audio and a cool design, although possibly a little expensive for...80
By GadgetReview on February 02, 2011
Pros:Marshall’s 51 years of branding Gold plug and plates add to the allure 40mm drivers Cons:Uncomfortable after just 15 minutes of use Adjustable sliders feel cheap A bit bright and lack low lows I’m not bananas about branded products....60