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Hiya!

I am looking to buy a headphone.

It will be used for gaming,YouTube,movies(rarely),music.

I need the best bang for buck.

An inbuilt mic is necessary.Mic should be long enough and adjustable.Mic is only used for online gaming and VOIP.

I am looking at Creative HS-390 ~10$.

Strong and long cable is a plus.

Ahhh..any wireless ones?

Thanks.
Edited by pteek - 10/15/11 at 6:14am
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*puke*

where do you live?
current sound setup?
Music taste?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by chinesekiwi View Post
*puke*

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*puke*
where do you live?
current sound setup?
Music taste?
India.
Games/MP3s/YouTube>On board Audio>Headphone
Rock,Pop,Classic.Lots of bass.
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jvc harx700. very nice sound for the price, can easily be modded, and are $33 at amazon.
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jvc harx700. very nice sound for the price, can easily be modded, and are $33 at amazon.
^ this.
They are an amazing deal for the price. (I own a set)
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Thanks!

They are available for 53$ .

How good is the build quality.I drop things a lot .

Do they have a mic?
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porta pros. Ugly as sin but they're quite comfy and have pretty awesome sound.
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porta pros. Ugly as sin but they're quite comfy and have pretty awesome sound.
Thanks!

They are 45$ here.

So its between jvc and portapros now.
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@9Chiba,dude120
Thanks!

They are available for 53$ .

How good is the build quality.I drop things a lot .

Do they have a mic?
tbh, i don't think very many full size headphones will break when dropped. but even then, these are very durable and very comfortable. even at $53, i'd still say go for it. at that price, there are other headphones, but i'm guessing you live in a different country where most electronics are more expensive, so i still recommend the JVC HARX700.

the portapros are NOT durable. they may not break if you drop them, but i doubt they would last long enough for you to have a chance to. They're made of fairly cheap plastic and the drivers are constantly on the verge of popping out of their sockets at any given time. i had to toss mine after about 2 months. Also, if you have any hair at all, don't get the portapros; for some reason, no matter how carefully you put them on, your hair always manages to get stuck in them. the sound is decent for a portable mini headphone, but dollar for dollar, full sized headphones tend to sound better (bigger soundstage, better isolation, etc.), and the jvc's are no exception.

with the portapros, you get portability and you save a few bucks. but you sacrifice sound, durability, and comfort.
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