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post #11 of 19
Another vote for the PK3. I don't have a pair, but I hear they're amazing both for price and form factor.
    
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I actually wouldn't go for the PK3 these days. Music tastes?
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I don't know where you guys got the idea that I wanted "hang off my ear earbuds", but I checked out a picture of the Yuin PK3 and I will check them out later when I get home (at work right now, and no comp... on phone...).
     
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Sennheiser's earbuds sound freaking awesome. You won't be able to hear the outside world though. I have the CX 380s, and I love them. Full range including bass.

I'd expect any of the higher CX series are good.

http://www.google.com/products/catalog?q=CX-380&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-Address&oe=&um=1&ie=UTF-8&tbm=shop&cid=2457794706767492832&sa=X&ei=nwTYTcaqJMjXgQfdq4VY&ved=0CC4Q8wIwAQ&biw=1536&bih=795#

The 380 is for being outside etc, I use them for running, mowing etc.
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I actually wouldn't go for the PK3 these days. Music tastes?

Hmm, I listen to pretty much everything, so I need something really well-rounded for all types of music. Also, I love bass -- the more the better!
     
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Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx;13588759 
Hmm, I listen to pretty much everything, so I need something really well-rounded for all types of music. Also, I love bass -- the more the better!

So bass emphasised, but not bloated and earbuds only.

Looks like the Sennheiser MX880 to me for $60 shipped:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/672727-REG/Sennheiser_502869_MX_880_Stereo_Earbud.html

Yuins were good, but are outdated and are beaten by newer better products now such as 9wave products (hard to source atm) and the Sennheiser MX series.
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Originally Posted by chinesekiwi;13604382 
So bass emphasised, but not bloated and earbuds only.

Looks like the Sennheiser MX880 to me for $60 shipped:

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/672727-REG/Sennheiser_502869_MX_880_Stereo_Earbud.html

Yuins were good, but are outdated and are beaten by newer better products now such as 9wave products (hard to source atm) and the Sennheiser MX series.

I believe I have a pair of MX780's which I gave to my brother because they sounded very hollow and lacked bass... An amp fixed all of that, but didn't wantto carry around am amp for earbuds... So my take on the MX series from Sennheiser isn't that good. Would you know sound differencesbetween the two?
     
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post #18 of 19
I got the PK1's at the moment, and I used to love them a lot! However I have recently been moving to in-ears, (Phonak PFE, Etymotics MC5's, Brainwavs M1, Alpha's, Alpha Pro) and I will never go back to earbuds, maybe for some casual listening, but never for when walking outside and such, the greater isolation of the MC5 in-ears automatically makes them sound better than the PK1's, so why won't you have in-ears? I also were afraid at first, because I had tried some bad in-ears, which actually made my ears bleed, because of the bad comfort, however the MC5's and strongly the Phonak's are one of the most comfortable in-ears I've used...
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Quote:
Originally Posted by xxicrimsonixx;13605018 
I believe I have a pair of MX780's which I gave to my brother because they sounded very hollow and lacked bass... An amp fixed all of that, but didn't wantto carry around am amp for earbuds... So my take on the MX series from Sennheiser isn't that good. Would you know sound differencesbetween the two?

you would be mistaken. Um, do you mean the MX760?

Good compare here: http://www.head-fi.org/forum/thread/531063/quick-guide-comparison-and-ranks-top-10-earbuds
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