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I have the S4s, and the build quality is meh. The sound quality is good all-around while remaining bass-heavy.

If build quality is your priority, the Monster Jamz are for you. Indestructible. If SQ is priority, the S4s or the Shure SE215s are what I suggest.
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i know you dont want over ear but still...........these will change you.....im just saying
Edited by Squeeker The Cat - 8/20/11 at 10:32am
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Originally Posted by Spykerv View Post
BINGO, you're one of the first people to truly comment on that and I thank you. No I don't like over the ears that much, since I look like a goof outside and they aren't comfortable for me. I've recently ran out of the cash since iver gone on an upgrading spree, but I was thinking of either the SHURE 115s at $60 or the Klispch s4s for $60. The monsters are great too but isn't it's price $200?
The normal turbines would do fine for you and stay within your budget. The turbine pros have better sound quality, but for the genres you listen to, i think the normal turbines will be perfect. They are characterized by their sheer impact, and a natural quality to their exorbitant amounts of bass.

I would get the pros if your music tastes branched out a bit into classical, jazz, and rock, but if we are talking purely bass driven hiphop and rap, the normal ones would work for you.

As to the beyerdynamic dt770 pro 80 OHM suggestion, thats a pretty poor choice for commuting. That impedance is seriously pushing what a portable mp3 player can output, you would need a seperate amp to get decent volume (which i assume you like ), and the OP seems to care about portability as well.

I would also not get the M50s for commuting, as their pleather earcups are uncomfortable IMO, and when i am taking the bus, i dont want to have to fidget around with big headphones trying to get comfotable while everyone looks at me


$130

EDIT: If you care about budget, i would also recommend the Brainwavz M2s. You can pick them up for $60, and they have incredible bass extension for the price, but not quite as good as the turbines.

Make sure you pick up a set of comply foam eartips with your purchase, as they create a great seal inside your ears, meaning the bass is intensified and tightened. Its a revelatory experience Those give one of the biggest boosts in sound quality and comfort that i have ever experienced.
Edited by pangolinman - 8/20/11 at 10:42am
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Originally Posted by Squeeker The Cat View Post
Audio Technica-ATH-M50

i know you dont want over ear but still...........these will change you.....im just saying
Really.. this. Stay far, far away from Beats or Logitechs or whatever else.
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post #46 of 58
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Originally Posted by pangolinman View Post
The normal turbines would do fine for you and stay within your budget. The turbine pros have better sound quality, but for the genres you listen to, i think the normal turbines will be perfect. They are characterized by their sheer impact, and a natural quality to their exorbitant amounts of bass.

I would get the pros if your music tastes branched out a bit into classical, jazz, and rock, but if we are talking purely bass driven hiphop and rap, the normal ones would work for you.

As to the beyerdynamic dt770 pro 80 OHM suggestion, thats a pretty poor choice for commuting. That impedance is seriously pushing what a portable mp3 player can output, you would need a seperate amp to get decent volume (which i assume you like ), and the OP seems to care about portability as well.

I would also not get the M50s for commuting, as their pleather earcups are uncomfortable IMO, and when i am taking the bus, i dont want to have to fidget around with big headphones trying to get comfotable while everyone looks at me

Amazon.com: Monster Turbine High-Performance In-Ear Speakers: Electronics

$130

EDIT: If you care about budget, i would also recommend the Brainwavz M2s. You can pick them up for $60, and they have incredible bass extension for the price, but not quite as good as the turbines.

Make sure you pick up a set of comply foam eartips with your purchase, as they create a great seal inside your ears, meaning the bass is intensified and tightened. Its a revelatory experience Amazon.com: Comply Tx-100 Foam Tips (Black) 3-Pair Pack, Medium: Electronics Those give one of the biggest boosts in sound quality and comfort that i have ever experienced.
Thanks for the response! Will look into buying them, the brainwaz or the turbines seem more my thing. Appreciate the effort put forth and understanding.


Update: just purchased
Edited by Spykerv - 8/20/11 at 10:52am
     
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post #47 of 58
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Originally Posted by Narzon View Post
Really.. this. Stay far, far away from Beats or Logitechs or whatever else.
^This.
I used to own logitech headphones. They were awful.
I have listened to beats. They were awful.

Quote:
Originally Posted by unimatrixzero View Post
LOL @ Balanced sound

Are you kidding me? That was the funniest review i have watched in a long time. Everything she said was completely untrue
post #48 of 58
Image S4s, nearly 500 hours on mine and I absolutely love them. I convinced 4 of my "OMG BEETS R SO L33T" friends to buy them after they listened to them. Seal is great with the stock eartips, aluminum case included. Come in white and black. They blow all my old skullcandy's out of the water...
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I loved it.
It was much better than Cats.
I'm going to buy the Beats again and again.
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JVC HA-RX700s. Great headphones good solid bass without distortion. Now$100 either. about $40 on Amazon.
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