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Southern Farmer
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what about the 780s?


I own the 580 and it works for me. Listening to them now.


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GeauxWarTigers
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Duane Dibbley
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I've heard good things about these. I have the S4i earbuds and the sound is amazing.
These have two drivers, a 40 mm for bass and mids, and a 15 mm for highs. It's a little more than you want to spend at 349.99, but worth a look.

Klipsch Mode M40 Noise Canceling Headphones


Powerman
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350 seems like a lot to drop on headphones

Although this is an audiophile thread so I should expect the ridiculous here


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TH03
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I got these a few months back. For $99.99 they are probably the best I've had, and I've had Skullcandy and Sony over the head and Bose in ear.


yurintroubl
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I love Skullcandy. I've got a pair of the aviators and they look and sound great.

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Image: http://www.shadedgrenade.co.za/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/SkullCandy-Roc-Nation-Aviator-Headphones.jpg
This post was edited on 11/29 at 10:58 pm


TH03
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I love skullcandy because I've had 3 pairs of them all for basically free.

one pair came with Entourage season 4 DVD, and I paid 15 bucks for a groupon for 2 more pair

My damn dog chewed up the ones I liked the most though


rob0710
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ClientNumber9
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Bose Noise Cancelling Quiet Comfort 15's. $299. Expensive, but worth every penny. Trust me on this. The Beats headphones are overpriced garbage.


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yurintroubl
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re: Headphone Audophiles: Need Advice
I think it's pretty funny that my mp3 player cost under $25 and my headphones were $150.

Of course I'm notorious for wearing $160 slacks and a $20 shirt.


Powerman
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re: Headphone Audophiles: Need Advice
So since I don't want to start another thread, does anyone have any good experiences with some over the ear bluetooth headphones?

I recently got some and they're ok but they fit around the back of the neck and my big arse ears make it a little uncomfortable


el duderino III
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virtually all the major brands have incorporated a bluetooth model in their over ear product lines nowadays, and often with identical specs to one of their mid-range non-wireless models, so it really comes down to your preference among those.




Powerman
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re: Headphone Audophiles: Need Advice
Yeah I keep hearing about these Sennheizer things but I'm not about to drop about 400 on earphones


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TimeAndTide
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The Promised Land
Member since Jun 2009
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re: Headphone Audophiles: Need Advice

Try Grado - definitely within your budget, and they make great stuff for the money:

Grado


Clutch T
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re: Headphone Audophiles: Need Advice
anything can hold songs well...not anything can play those songs well!


el duderino III
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lol grado's are even more expensive than senn's.

top tier: grado, ultrasone, denon

then senn, pioneer, sony, shure, AKG, and AudioTechnica...i wouldn't buy anything else



yurintroubl
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anything can hold songs well...not anything can play those songs well!

Bit rate's the same whether you have the headphones to hear it right or not.


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TimeAndTide
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lol grado's are even more expensive than senn's.



The OP mentioned that his budget is $300 tops.

The Grados below are $100, and there are plenty more in the same line to choose from. Have you ever owned any yourself?

Music Direct


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LaRon
Member since Mar 2012
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re: Headphone Audophiles: Need Advice
wow this is easy

objective 2 amp

pick up an ODAC as well, you won't regret it


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tokenBoiler
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Lafayette, Indiana
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576 posts

re: Headphone Audophiles: Need Advice
Sennheiser HD-280 Pro.

about $100, fill all your requirements, are comfortable, and have great passive noise reduction. And sound great.


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