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How will I know if a pair of Sennheiser CX300-II is fake?

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How will I know if a pair of Sennheiser CX300-II's are fake? There are 2 stores here that sell these, one is so much cheaper than the other. Converting local currency to dollar wouldn't help that much because prices here are too high. lol.

+rep to anyone who can help.
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Spotting such products is difficult if you do not have to opportunity to try them on. Can you test both? Can you see the original boxes and the accessories?
 
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Thanks for that. Touches on some of what I said biggrin.gif
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I had once bought 2 pair of sennheiser px-100 (they were very cheap, like 10 dollars each). So I know they were fake, but nontheless the soundquality came very close to its original. However, I spend less than 2 weeks with both!, because they broke down very quick. Conclusion: The build quality of those headphones must be very poor.

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Ask if you can listen to them in the shop.
    
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If you look at the little metal ring around the earphones theres a line on them... if the line is off-centred then they are genuine, if the line is in the centre then they are replicas
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