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I plan on getting the JVC RX900. For 58.99 is this a good buy? I am trying to stay under the sixty dollar mark.
 
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Yes! JVC makes the best budget headphones on the market, and those are some good cans.
If you can't afford anything higher, those are your best bet.
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That sounds like a good deal. I don't think you can find a better headset for 60 without going above that.
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post #5 of 9
depends on your music taste. I'd rather go for the Samson SR850 for that price.
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Well I listen to Rock, Classic Rock, some Rap (80-90s), and DnB.
 
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post #7 of 9
Then yeah go for the Samson SR850. More balanced sounding and sounds better than the RX900.

$50 free ship, Buy.com

http://www.buy.com/prod/samson-sr850...216396333.html
post #8 of 9
I would say either samson sr850, Superlux HD-668B (same as samson but a bit more bass i think), or the jvc rx700/900.
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post #9 of 9
The RX900 is ... a weird sounding headphone. It gets even weirder when you mod it. Starting out, it had sloppy bass, sucked out mids, muffled treble and then once you burn it in, it becomes more and more echoey with slightly tighter bass, more mids and sibilant treble. After you take out the foam discs in front of the drivers and get it burned in further, the bass kind of disappears and you're left with this weird, shrill sounding, in your face treble and upper mids monster with vocals that are distant. It's like a bad Grado or something. Yeah...it's a really odd headphone. I can't recommend it because it's just...so weird.
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