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Hi,

I'm really frustrate by this, first of all its hard to find a pair that meets your need and fits in your ear correctly.

Yesterday my second pair of skullcandy smokin buds stop working, left side.
And now i'm using my old Philps one, the sound ok, but they have that feel of cheapness.

I've started to look for new ones, but like a newbie i've got lost right away.
when i bought my smokin buds, i did it cos i've tried one of a friend, and i like how they sound and feel.

i went to check the mid-high end earbuds, those around 100 buck, but it like taking a shot in the dark, when i order from the internet.

i've seen on bestbuy, this models.
Soul by Ludacris
Beats By Dr. Dre Monster Tour (lots of bad reviews)
Klipsch - Image S4
Sennheiser MM70iP
Shure - SE215

is there a site that just reviews this types of things ?
has anyone had the smokn buds and then any of the list i've posted ?

Thanks and sorry about my english.
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Hmm head down to head-fi for IEM suggestions perhaps ^^
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i'm from Argentina, no place to try any of them
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did i post this in the wrong place ?
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Personally I use the Bose In-Ear buds
I have been using them for the past 2 years and I'm more than satisfied
All my friends want to borrow them just because they hear twice the range in both games and songs, they discover sounds they didn't hear with normal head/ear phones

Bose In-Ear buds

It's in your Price range and it's a known brand that's famous for surround sound and etc.
I own 2 pairs and I'll never go back to anything else but Bose ;3

Have fun and good luck on your quest for sound!
    
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post #6 of 19
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actually those are the only ones i've tried, at that time i was using the skullcandy smokin buds, and i wasn't sure why the bose sounded so bad, not sure if i tried broken ones, or that they didn't fit on my ears very well, but i remember saying "w.t.f, this is how the famous bose buds sound?" so i never looked for a bose bud again...
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post #7 of 19
pure 800 they are the best earbuds i have EVER had. IMO they sound even better than cans. AMAZING bass, mids and highs. I bought mine at costco for 37 bucks. I know they are available on amazon as well. Many people compare them to high end bose cans and other headphones. You will not be dissapointed with these.
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post #8 of 19
Meelectronics m9

Meelectronics m6

Brainwavez m1


I own the m9s and I must say I would be hard pressed to find better quality at that price. Before those I had smokin' buds and the m9s are soo much better in every possible way.

Apparently the m6s have a better sound stage and if you listen to music at the gym or when running the m6s are great due to their design (they stay in your ears well).
post #9 of 19

found the link for these


I use no other headphones after purchasing these. Best thing I have ever owned.
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post #10 of 19
I always thought Skullcandy was a brand only bought for the colours by fanboys and more as piece of clothing to hang around your neck, instead of for sound quality

I did a lot of comparing with friends between skullcandy and bose ;3
    
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