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Some may remember many months back about me making a thread about reviews and such.. here it is.

Over the past few months, i've been using a pair of Sony MDR-V150's I picked up at Wal-Mart for 20$ - not a bad price.

TL; DR - Excellent for the moneys. Just have to wear them in.

MR K gives a 4/5 Flame rating. [__}

First thoughts : When i first purchased these headphones, they sounded slightly tinny, with very reactive and dynamic voice and instruments middle-range frequencies. Bass was slightly underpowered, but it was present, not overpowered in any way. Voices crystal-clear, no distortion at a normal volume.

Worn-in : The tinny sounds seems to have worked itself out. The bass is more responsive, gives a deep groan(no sex jokes...), very tight and no sloppy sound at all on a lower end. I tried all ranges of music - from Korn to Hank Williams Jr, and Tupac to 4Him. These headphones are amazing. Excellent sound reproduction across the board, my only complaint being that they begin distorting heavily once the volume begins to get up there. Also, these headphones THRIVE! and I mean THRIVE on high-quality recordings. The headphones amplify every defect in a low-quality recording. A small con would be that my ears get hot after an hour of wearing, but I figure thats normal. Very lightweight and durable, with a long cord.

Worth every penny of 20$. Will recommend.

Some pics of box and specifications below.






    
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I had those headphones some time ago prior to becoming an audiophile. They lasted me a good three years before I moved onto the JVC HA-RX700. I might still have those somewhere but last I remember, I hated the cables on them and how much they hurt my ears. Too long for carrying around and too short for plugging into the back of the computer. Ugh.

2/5 stars for me.
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I had those headphones some time ago prior to becoming an audiophile. They lasted me a good three years before I moved onto the JVC HA-RX700. I might still have those somewhere but last I remember, I hated the cables on them and how much they hurt my ears. Too long for carrying around and too short for plugging into the back of the computer. Ugh.

2/5 stars for me.
The cables are irratating, i'll admit.
    
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