In the ongoing quest to find the best set of headphones for your hard earned dollar, I picked up a set of the Hippo VB’s. VB stands for variable bass. There are only a few sites I could find that had any information regarding these headphones at all, but what I read was very promising. So, in an effort to help others out with the search for the holy grail of “affordable” headphones, I went ahead and ordered a set from http://www.unclewilsons.com. (At the time of this writing, it appears that this site is no longer available). Now, onto the review…First, let me say that I am extremely happy with these headphones, especially for $80. To find out exactly why I like these, read on.