BRAINWAVZ HM5 Over-ear Headphone Review
The BRAINWAVZ HM5s have a cable for both casual listeners and audio nerds: the former is a thick Y-shaped cable that is the standard 3.93 feet long, and the latter is a similarly robust piece of cabling that's 9.84 feet long (perfect for at-home listening stations). Both cables terminate in an 1/8th inch plug that has threading around the base to allow the included 1/4th inch adapter to fasten onto the cable, never to be accidentally torn off.
Despite the fact that the BRAINWAVZ HM5s come with a carrying case, it is extremely bulky and not very useful. If you'd like to take your cans outside, nobody's stopping you, though you will have trouble stowing them should you want to take them off for any length of time. Their large size and relative clunkiness make them almost impossible to manage without a large bag of some sort if you're out on the town.
To those looking for a set of cans they can baby and hold onto for a long time, the BRAINWAVZ HM5s are actually quite easy to maintain. Not only can the cable be easily replaced, but the ear pads can be removed mostly painlessly for an alcohol wipedown should they get dirty.