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  1. 1. headphones to get

    • shure e2c
    • entymotic er6
    • Ultimate Ears Super.fi 3
    • other (please specify)


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anyone know where I can cop good accessories not made by the manufacturers themselves?

replacement earpads for my senns cost £50 -_- likewise £30 for my beyers.

fucking racket.

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Maybe I am just too dirty and too poor but some tips from head-fi say that leaving the tips in boiling water for 30 min works. Does the trick for me.

How does that not melt them?

I just use rubbing alcohol. It sterilizes and picks up dirt and dries quick.

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good running/work-out headphones?

Hey there,

For running I'd try the Sennheiser Adidas PMX 680 neckband headphones... they won't fall out and sound good.

If you're like me and would like to switch it up to weightlifting, I'd try the Koss KSC 75... they're cheap, sound great, and if you're going to lie on a bench, there's no neckband to pop them out of your ears.

Hope that helps,

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purchased some soundmagic PL11's in Hong Kong for 130hkd , or less than 20 USD.

pretty good sound isolation and not overly bassy for the price range.

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How does that not melt them?

I just use rubbing alcohol. It sterilizes and picks up dirt and dries quick.

If they're silicone they aren't going to melt at 100C, think about how much heat silicone cooking utensils can take. (its basically the same stuff, so the melting point doesn't differ a whole lot)

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Anyone has Shure SE215s? Any opinions?

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I fuck with the etymotic hf5s and they're great

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Anyone has Shure SE215s? Any opinions?

i have the 315's and i still think they're great. pretty neutral, which is what i like. not bass heavy which is very shure..

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Shure SE115s for out and about.

Grado SR125s for home.

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This is definitely the wrong thread, but I can't find an audiophile thread anywhere. I want a basic speaker setup for my new apartment. It's only a one bedroom so huge volume isn't super important. I'm mainly just looking for good sound quality and crispness. I guess I'll need a receiver and some speakers? Any recommendations?

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This is definitely the wrong thread, but I can't find an audiophile thread anywhere. I want a basic speaker setup for my new apartment. It's only a one bedroom so huge volume isn't super important. I'm mainly just looking for good sound quality and crispness. I guess I'll need a receiver and some speakers? Any recommendations?

I'm think a 2.0 channel set-up with two nice mounted bookshelf speakers would be awesome.

Might need a 2.1 with the subwoofer if you also watch movies on the same system though.

And you may like to have a dedicated CD player too - I know a lot of guys who use cheap DVD players for that function, but it's just not the same :)

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anybody's shure in-ear headphones crap out after about a year? on mine the left channel spontaneously stopped working, apparently it happens fairly frequently

too bad, the sound is so crisp and detailed. can't fux with them now

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^^ dude just went to the store earlier today over my 2nd set of Shure's..... crapped out. 2 SETS WITHIN A YEAR. I need a new brand

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I switched to the apple in-ear headphones. really good for the money but I had to replace my first of those too when they started getting very very moody and then went on permanent strike

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while we're on the topic of iem's, anyone ever try the brainwavz m2 or m3s? thoughts?

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i've had my shures for nearly 3 years and they're fine. after use i roll them up loosely using the width of 3 fingers and into the case. had a brief problem where the cable was really straggly and thought they were on the verge of breaking but they've straightened out.

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just got a pair of etymotic mc3 from amazon for $56. pretty good deal. not as great as my old hf2 but still probably the best for that price.

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How are those Klipsch S4's? I have a pair of Shure 210s and the wire casing by the ear loop is shot to shit. Can't see myself plonking down another $150+ on new buds...

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S4 are nice overall with a fun bassy sound, but I wouldn't pay more than US $60 for them.

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S4 are nice overall with a fun bassy sound, but I wouldn't pay more than US $60 for them.

Fuckin had a pair sitting in my Amazon cart for $52... seller sold out and now they back to list at $80. Motherfucker.

What's a good option for a low-mid range in-ear phone w/ decent sound quality and durable wiring?

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Fuckin had a pair sitting in my Amazon cart for $52... seller sold out and now they back to list at $80. Motherfucker.

What's a good option for a low-mid range in-ear phone w/ decent sound quality and durable wiring?

give these a try. i've been using these pretty much daily and am pretty happy with them.

OK, ended up picking these up instead of the TMA-1s :

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after just listening to them for about an hour today, i can already tell that the bass is much heavier than the REzeros. i like it.

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i have $100CAD worth of sony card points to buy shit at the sony store.

looking for the best over the head headphones I can get for around that price

noise cancellation any good? wireless any good? or stick with the conventional stuff?

I want something that will last for a very long time, proper quality and well-made.

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ive had two pairs of s4's... had to grab a second pair after half a year of use. dont wrap them vertically on your ipod and you wont have the issue i did.

otherwise, good pair of headphones, id recommend getting some diff ear pieces tho.

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my fucking audio technica esw-9's just broke again. can't afford the 100some dollars it's gonna cost me to get them repaired. them shits sound real nice, but the build quality is so shoddy.

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I'd like to pick up a nice pair of earbuds from Amazon (have giftcards) in the $50-75 range that MUST have a mic (I never plan on using it, but regardless, there must be a mic.) Any recommendations?

Sound quality as a whole is paramount, durability isn't such a big concern, but they can't be obvious pieces of shit that will inevitably fall apart. The few pairs I've found just surfing around Amazon in that price range got some good reviews for sound quality, but a healthy number of poor reviews for breaking in mere months.

edit -- looks like my best bet in this price range, with a mic, is the nuforce ne-700m. has mostly great reviews but some poor ones...

Edited by blackfuture

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