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post #11 of 21
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Originally Posted by RallyMaster View Post

If you're located in the US, just get it from Amazon.

Thanks!
Yeah I can get the RX700 from amazon for $41 $36.24.
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Originally Posted by usmcz View Post

http://www.amazon.com/JVC-HARX700-Precision-Sound-Headphones/dp/B0013OWPV4/ref=sr_1_1?s=electronics&ie=UTF8&qid=1321453186&sr=1-1
I have the 900's (which are only $16 more) and I love them. Was thinking about upgrading and checked out a few different pairs, but I ended up feeling that the extra $150+ spent wasn't worth the sq difference. 700's should be a solid choice, especially if you're using on-board sound still. If you can spare it, an extra $16-19 would get you an ASUS Xonar DG sound card which has a headphone amp built-in. Compliments them nicely.

Yeah I'm on onboard sound, cant get a sound card yet. Looks like I'll pull the trigger on 700s
Edited by lurkingdevil - 11/16/11 at 6:38am
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post #12 of 21
Do it, bro. If I were to get a cheap headphone at the $40 price point, the RX700 would be my one of my first choices (but then again, I also have RX900 leather pads to put on them for good measure).

<- Has owned two RX700s.
Edited by RallyMaster - 11/16/11 at 6:44am
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post #13 of 21
i can't really comment on a good set since i've only used one, but i can recommend the Panasonic PR-HT560. it's what i use, and it's pretty cheap. i like them.
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post #14 of 21
I asked the same question on here a little while ago, and this is something that was suggested to me for some open back headphones. I am very happy with them. They are wonderful.
http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000VTGZA4
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post #15 of 21
get the JVC's they are great budget cans and can be modded to sound even better. I would say buy them at newegg, but they are out of stock. use coupon code newcustomer10 and you can have a pair of 900's though for $47.99... you will not find a better set for that price.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826262103&Tpk=ha-rx900
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So it comes down to jvc rx700 for $36 vs samson rh600 for $49 ?

Are the rh600 worth the extra $14? I'm trying to stay under $40..
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So it comes down to jvc rx700 for $36 vs samson rh600 for $49 ?
Are the rh600 worth the extra $14? I'm trying to stay under $40..

go with the JVC, for the price there is nothing better. you can do some cheap mods to make them sound like $150 headphones. google "HA-RX700 (or HA-RX900) Mod" and see all your options.
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post #18 of 21
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Yep. I pulled the trigger on the JVCs.
Thanks all for your suggestions. +REP given to all who helped.
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post #19 of 21
Some choice the JVC over 150$ headphone. I don't think you will regret it.
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I bought these 6 days ago for $37 shipped. Yesterday the price dropped to $33.24 with free shipping from amazon.
What a bummer..

Same happened with my when I bought my G9x for $50 shipped. few days later it goes on sale for $37.. again amazon grr
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