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Currently I use an Audio Technica ATH-M50 headphones... I am looking for something a little smaller (well, much smaller actually), and I would like to get a nice pair of earbuds (NO IN EAR STYLE PLEASE!).

So yeah, I am not sure what I should get. Budget is around $50...
     
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Yuin PK3s come to mind. They are truly great earbuds for the price.

They are $40, but well worth it. I wish I still had mine. I was even using them over my HD212 Pros.
    
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You should check head fi. They have two threads that reviews and lists out prices/value for pretty much all earbuds avail.
    
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Wouldn't happen to have the links?
     
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post #6 of 19
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Those are in ear though... I want earbuds, not in ear (I hate the way they feel).
     
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post #7 of 19
Ear buds are in ear though. If you mean ear phones like the ones that hook on your ear lobes and they kind of hang down into your ear drum as opposed to the ones that go into your hear canal then those are completely different. I am not aware of any good ones like that though, Brand wise though I used Shure for a couple of years before getting the Bose ear buds, both are of amazing sound quality, though the Shure ones I had were noise cancelling because the plugs had a rubbery material that could be squished to form in your ear to hold in place. I highly recommend looking at both brands if you can spare the extra cash as they are worth it.
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Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx View Post
Those are in ear though... I want earbuds, not in ear (I hate the way they feel).
I used to be the same way. Have you tried earbuds with high quality foam tips? Very comfortable. The sound with an earbud as apposed to the "hang off your ear" style is unbelievably different.

But if you HAVE to have them hang off your ear, try here: http://www.head-fi.org/products/category/sport
post #9 of 19
Yuin PK3s are indeed the perfect choice for non in ear format earbuds for under $50.

If you want to try your luck at some more expensive gear, do some reading on some of the more expensive Audio Technica earbuds, they have some nice ones that are not IEMs.
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I got these cuz they work on my iphone for a mic and has an adapter for the pc with mic. http://www.tigerdirect.com/applicati...169&CatId=6249
 
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