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post #1 of 12
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My current headphones broke, 1 side is only working . So I want to replace it with something nicer. I found an ATH-SJ11 at 45$ in a local store. It is an audio technica so I expect it to be good. There is also a Sennheiser HD 218, which is 5$ more.

I am in the Philippines so I have limited selections.
TIA
Edited by adrian0729 - 10/30/11 at 10:22pm
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post #2 of 12
Which "one" are you talking about?
    
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Thread Starter 
oh sorry, ATH-SJ11 and Sennheiser HD 218
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post #4 of 12
I would go with the ATH. I saw many people using it and my friend's said they were very good as replacements for iPod earbuds. ATH tends to make better headphones for budget, mid-level consumers.
    
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post #5 of 12
Thread Starter 
Thanks, Ill wait for other opinions.

BTW, I'm using apple earphones from my itouch lol
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post #6 of 12
Audiotechnica forever! It's a shame you can't bite the bullet and get the ATH-AD700's. Their crazy wide sound stage makes them perfect for gaming, if that's what you're into.
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post #7 of 12
Personally, I prefer earbuds for portable usage over headphones lol. Cos they dun mess up your hair

@ ShtKck, I am pretty sure OP is looking for portable music over gaming :]
    
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post #8 of 12
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Yeah, ad700s here are not available.

Please read the quote of the headphones club "Perfect hair is Overrated"
Also, earbuds make my ears irritated for long hours of use

EDIT: I'll use it for both gaming and portable music
Edited by adrian0729 - 10/30/11 at 10:34pm
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post #9 of 12
Quote:
Originally Posted by sloppyjoe123 View Post
Personally, I prefer earbuds for portable usage over headphones lol. Cos they dun mess up your hair
earbuds have pretty much never gotten it right.

however, the closest i have been able to find with great range and comfort are marketed as "in-ear monitors". they're usually worn by musicians for use on stage (i'm a drummer and have been using them for many years)...they offer not only a more comfortable fit than typical store-bought earbuds, but a range more comparable to an over-the-ear headphone. Shure makes very good in-ears, and i'm sure they have something in the OPs price range.
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post #10 of 12
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Is superlux good? I found something inside my price range

Superlux HD668B
Superlux HD669

I don't want earbuds sorry
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