Our Verdict Great headphones that are held back by better value rivals For Solid bass, good body and punch Against Better value from rivals Reviewed on 7th December 2009 The SoundMAGIC PL30s prove a pleasant surprise. In the box you get an abundance of buds, both foam and plastic, as well as a chunky but solid carry case and a pair of comfortable over-ear clips. The delivery boasts bouncy, solid bass, with lovely punch and body through the range. The presentation has decent dynamics and scale - only better value rivals holds them back from a fifth star. See all our headphone Best Buys More after the break Follow whathifi.com on Twitter Related News The AH-C160Ws are Denon's sporty new wireless earphones Thu, 16 Feb 2017, 12:00am The best What Hi-Fi? deals of the month - February Fri, 10 Feb 2017, 04:55pm Headroom show returns to Metropolis in March Thu, 09 Feb 2017, 10:55am The best headphone deals - in-ear, over-ear, wireless and more Mon, 06 Feb 2017, 12:05pm The 10 most popular reviews on What Hi-Fi? Wed, 01 Feb 2017, 01:07pm Headphones PL30 SoundMagic Stay on top of your sound with What Hi-Fi? in your inbox every week Thank you for registering for our Newsletter We will send you relevant emails and updates.