New earphones?

Discussion in 'Headphones, Earphones & Portable Music' started by Kopacabana, Aug 16, 2006.

  1. Kopacabana

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    Hello there

    My Sennheiser MX500s are now consigned to the bin as the volume control literally melted while I was on holiday.

    What to replace them with?

    Should I go for the Sennheiser MX550s or the CX300s? The CX300s appear to offer better sound quality but I've read mixed reviews. The volume control on the 550s is a fantastic addition which I found extremely useful on my 500s and appears to be absent on the 300s.

    I don't want to pay any more than about £25 so don't give me the old 'Shure' line.

    Anyone used the 550s and the 300s? Advice needed!

    Cheers
     
  2. WhyAyeMan

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    Yes I've used both. The CX's are clearly better. They actually have bass for a start, and actually some isolation.

    You might want to look in to the Creative EP630 if you are on a tight budget though, as you will get much of the sound quality as the CX's.
     
  3. Kopacabana

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    Thanks fella, I'll give them a look.
     

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