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Any Reccomendations For A Quality Pair Of Headphones?

Discussion in 'Headphones, Earphones & Portable Music' started by lam1920, Jun 13, 2005.

  1. lam1920

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    Hi i have a nw-hd3 at the moment and was thinking about upgrading teh headphones. Read some reviews about the fontopia headphones and they said they were easily breakable. Anybody got any good reccomendations for a good quality durable pair of headphones???

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    I've got a pair of sennheiser px100 with my HD5. They're really good quality, nice bass and very comfortable.

    I am looking for some in-ear phones though. Any advice gratefully received!
     
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    There used to be quality issues with the cable of the Shure E2c, but I think they've largely got around it. Worth looking into IMO. The buds themselves are pretty durable. More refined than the Sony EX71, higher isolation (useful for those tube journeys) and higher efficiency, which means they're better driven by the relatively limited power (generally speaking, DAP-wise) of the HD5.
     
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    Fully agree with the Shure e2C. I got a pair after 3 pairs of 71s' failed (fontopia). You need to follow the Shure instruction carefully and let them 'bed in' for a few days. I agree the external noise cancellation is better than the Sony's. I bought mine from the US for $80 from amazon.com. Great headphones.
     
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    I use Sennheiser PX200 (closed back) headphones with my iPod and find them very good.
     
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    Sennheiser MX500 £15: great full sound for price. Good bass response with clear vocals

    Sony EX71 £25 (amazon cheapest 1st hand) canal 'phones - good fit, don't fall out but heavy on bass. It even finds bass when there isn't meant to be any! But for price, better than more expensive offereings from Shure, Etymotic etc. Oh, and the fit is really good - 3 earplug sizes inc to get best fit

    Panasonic RP-HJE50 £20-30. another pair of canal 'phones. Not as stylish but better sound - no over top bass. Not as good fit though - my opinion. Rare in UK high street or online so try ebay - just buy off someone with good ratings thats what I did
     
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    etymotic 6,,,,not 6i
     
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    sennheiser px100.... sennheiser sp25
     

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