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Bang&olufsen, worth the money?

Discussion in 'Headphones, Earphones & Portable Music' started by Stewtheking, Apr 10, 2005.

  1. Stewtheking

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    Hi

    I am a student, and considering buying a pair of B&O A8's that frankly look like they are the dogs proverbials, and am wondering whether they are, in fact, just woefully expensive and flashy, and in fact sound rubbish...

    I have at present a pair of sennheiser mx-500 that are very nice, and to be frank, the main thrust of my question is whether I would be getting any improvement in sound quality from these babies, or would my money purely be going on style?

    I also own a pair of Beyer DT 231's which I use for listening at home, which sound AMAZING... would the B&O's come up anywhere near this standard?

    Stew
     
  2. Justhandguns

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    Go for the Sennheiser. The B&O is just good looking, they are not sounding as good as the headphone specialists.
     
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    teh B&O do sound good but you pay alot for them very high quality with nices extras like the leather pouch...........
     
  4. Stewtheking

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    Well, frankly, this is just not true. As I said in my first thread, I already owned the sennheisers, and decided to go for the b&o regardless, after a brief trial in the shop.

    The sound quality improvement from the sennheisers to the b&o's was AMAZING, and they have got better with time, although I do agree I was spending extra on the look, but they are too cool for school.

    I would encourage anybody thinking of spending money on headphones to consider these babies, as although you spend money on style, you don't end up skimping on sound!

    Stew
     
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    glad your happy stew............. If B&O were just style over function they wouldn't have lasted as long as they have.
     

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