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V-MODA Forza Metallo Vs RHA MA750i

by Sheena Ribeiro March 27, 2017 6 min read

V-MODA Forza Metallo Vs RHA MA750i

V-MODA and RHA are two brands that are very well acclaimed in the world of audio. While, V-MODA is the go to brand for DJ's, the latter is revered among the audiophile community. 

The V-MODA Forza and the RHA MA750i are two of the best products in this price range. Both the earphones come with their bag of pros and cons and will appeal to people with different preference. Without much ado, lets take you through a detailed comparison between the two products. 

"If you want super thumpy bass, in stylish looking pair, then the V-MODA Forza Metallo is perfect.

The RHA MA750i has a classic well-built RHA body and delivers an extremely strong audio reproduction. "

-Raghav Somani

V-MODA Forza Metallo 

RHA - MA750i



DESIGN: V-MODA Forza Metallo VS RHA MA750i


V-MODA, the California-based audio company has taken the world of audio by storm with it very cool and sporty looking earphones and headphones. The V-Moda Forza Metallo brings the brand's standard audio quality in sturdy and well-built design.

One glance at the V-MODA Forza and you will notice that the delicately crafted earpieces are as tiny as it can get. And V-Moda has taken great effort into fitting drivers into this small casing. The earphones are crafted to be durable with a slight edge. 

What is most admirable is the material used into engineering these earphones. Just like the RHA MA750i, the earpieces are made from aircraft metal, giving them a durable touch. It is more than solid and you will have a tough time breaking these. 

The specially designed cable is yet another design aspect that deserves applaud. The “Diamondback” dubbed cable is custom made and adds its own quirk. The cable pattern resembles cable resemble the diamond-like pattern of the snake and looks really cool. Moreover, the cord is tangle-resistant and you thus, not have to sit around untangling the cable.
RHA has created a ground for itself in the headphone industry, and this being for all the right reasons. The premium audio company never ceases to surprise its fanatics with its well-built design and more than great sounding audio pieces. Taking the same route as that of all other RHA in-ears, the RHA MA750i comes in an all metal build. The all brushed premium casing reeks quality in every sense.

While not as flamboyant as you may like, the RHA’s MA750i has a more subtle, classy and sophisticated look. This looks like a delicately crafted product. The cables are robust but they aren’t detachable, which is a bit of a letdown on RHA’s behalf.

The RHA MA750i screams 'Pure Business' with its straight forward design. 'RHA' is etched into the back of the earpiece and the metal piece is etched with the phrase "Designed by Reid Heath."

When it comes to warranty, the V-Moda is enveloped in a 2-year warranty, while the RHA MA750i is enveloped in an astounding 3-year warranty. 

USABILITY: V-MODA Forza Metallo Vs RHA MA750


Since the Forza Metallo features tiny earpieces, the earphones snugly fit into your ear canal and stay put in place. Even if you have extremely small ears, these earphones are more than comfortable to sport. 

If you are still not convinced about its comfort, the earphones can be used during work out too. The Forza Metallo comes packed with wing tips and sports ear hooks that help them stay in place, while you sweat it out. 

The cable is tenacious and houses a slim remote and microphone. The 3-button control is plastic, while the button are made of rubber. You can control your calls and music, without having to fetch your phone out. 

Noise isolation is creditable and these is no sound leakage even at high volumes. A notable feature, the V-MODA Forza is sweat and water resistant. They are also built to withstand variable temperatures and humidity. 

Just like the RHA MA750i, the V-MODA packs a bountiful of added accessories. The vegan leather carry pouch looks more that premium and enables easy portability. 
The RHA CL750 employs a distinct 90-degree angle. The earbuds go straight inside your ear canal and sit perfectly without causing strain.  A feature that definitely makes a difference to these earphones is the ability to wear this both in a regular way and around the ear. This is a nice design quirk, as the metal housing does cause strain to the ear, when worn in the traditional style. 

The noise isolation is decent, and indubitably better when worn over the ear.

Above all, these IEM's come with a plethora of accessories. You can customise your in-ear fit with the added eartips that are packed with these earphones.

The cable is robust, and is coated in a thick durable material. Its gray, rubber-coated cable is quite thick compared to typical earphones in this price range, and there's some serious design thought here.

The RHA MA750i too features a 3-button mic and remote. Thus, you can carry out all your functions with convenience.

SOUND: V-MODA Forza Metallo VS RHA MA750i


So what does the V-MODA Forza bring to the plate in terms of sound? But obvious the answer is bass. V-MODA like always spices it up with the Forza Metallo. 

The earphones have a very interesting sound signature. Although aimed at the audiophile tier, the sound signature is evidently tuned to please the ear of the Indian consumer. There is a deep emphasis on bass, however, the detail and depth is not compromised upon. The earphones deliver audio that is exceptionally fun to listen, and the low does not interfere or muffle other frequencies.

The mids are forward enough, so as to add a little of its own spark. They lift up the vocals and let them stand out well against the instrumental tunes. Every little detail comes through. The treble frequencies bring along its own shimmer. Good thing, none of the frequencies overpower the other. If you are looking to music genre's like classical, then these earphones will not do good. 

The V-MODA is great to listen to lively music and great for enjoying audio even at high volumes. 
The RHA MA750i does not stray too far away from the V-MODA Forza Metallo in terms of audio presentation. Although bass heavy, these are not tuned to sound like most other cheap earphones that come with a trumped up shrilly sound quality.

Tha bass quality is top notch and hasn't been sacrificed on. The best tweak with these earphones is the sub-bass. The RHA MA750i deliver pleasurable sounding thunder and just like the V-MODA Forza Metallo does not distort even when listening to music at high volume levels. Lovers of big bass are bound to enjoy the truckloads of thunder that is clearly not overdone in any way. 

The mids and highs are not distorted, however, purists will wish for a more crisper output. The vocals are clean and sound articulate without any sibilance.  

The MA750i variably boasts of one of the best soundstage among earphones in this range.

Although the MA750i is a bass inclined, instrumental and classic music sound lovely with the balance of rich lows and perfectly synced mids and highs. 


Forza - Forza-Metallo

  • Exceptional Build Quality
  • Edgy design
  • sturdy and Quirky Cable Design
  • In-Ear Fit
  • Works with Loud Music Genres
  • Decent Stereo Imaging
RHA - MA750i

  • Subtle and Sophisticated Design
  • Fantastic Build with an all-metal housing
  • Over the Ear and Tradition In-Ear Fit
  • Works with all Genres of Music
  • Bright and Strong Audio Performance

Our Verdict

If you enjoy listening to loud music at high volume levels and do not wish to sacrifice on detail, the V-MODA Forza Metallo is a great pick.

If you prefer bright sounding music with perfect sync between the bass, mids and highs, the RHA MA750i is perfect for you. The wide range of ear tips from RHA lets you enjoy the best fit.

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