Ear-buds/Headphones

Discussion in 'Gear' started by Titanic_Sub, Apr 7, 2012.

  1. Titanic_Sub

    Titanic_Sub Starter

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    Sat on my cheap skull candies and broke them the other day :banned:, I need suggestions on what I should get for a new pair. Something <$100 please, and no over-ear!
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  2. Scarecrow

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    I try and stick to Sennheiser. Headphones in general always seem to get lost/stolen/eaten or whatever so I normally stick to a cheaper set. Outside of Skull Candy......come on now.
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  3. Titanic_Sub

    Titanic_Sub Starter

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    They were a present...and orange. Don't judge me.
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  4. Kaeotik

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    I am absolutely shocked at the quality of the meelectronics m9 earbuds I purchased a while back! I got them for under $20 too! Excellent durability! Braided tangle resistant wires. Plenty of different size tips for a perfect fit. Gold plated connector. Nice hard case for them. Sound quality is as good as anything in the $100 range I've tried. (I've tried a lot too) I bought mine at neegg.com with a 1 year warranty for around $20 bucks. Seriously, I have no idea why they sell these for the price they do!!!

    They are out of the silver and black but they have the black ones still.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826735011&Tpk=MEElectronics M9
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  5. Kaeotik

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  6. GLinks

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    I need a cheap set for my mp3 players. Those sound worthy. I otherwise have over the ear Shure SRH240A that my wife gave me to replace my open backed Sennheisers. Both under $100. I use them for studio monitoring. But all my buds are worn out. Good call.

    I'll check out newegg.
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  7. CRUDS

    CRUDS The Pending Space Invaders Champion! Tip Jar Donor

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    I can't do earbuds at all..
    Colored sound phones aren't ideal for studio monitoring. I have a pair of Beyerdynamic 770 HPs that I use for studio stuff and the hated Bose o-t-e QC15s for iPod listening.
    For Rock and instrument music they sound very nice to me.
    Hate phones like Beats that pump artificial bass into your brain.. arg
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  8. Tuckfro42

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    NuForce makes a nice inner-ear bud. Nice flat response at a reasonable price. Check them out here.
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  9. JCBRAVE

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    Eaten? Who's eating your headphones???
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