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I had $50 drop into my lap, so I decided to get a decent set of headphones... I can't decide between the Sennheiser DJ HD212s and the EH250s. I don't really know a whole lot about headphones, I just want something that will sound good with my X-Fi, go around my ears, not on them (I hate that pinching feeling, and I have a big head), and cost no more than $50, including shipping. Does anyone have experience, a preference, or suggestions for an alternative?
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I would reccomend the icemat ones. I have them and they are great, plus come with a removable mike thing. When I was in new york a 5 months ago I bought them for $60, you should be able to buy it in your budget.
    
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I would reccomend the icemat ones. I have them and they are great, plus come with a removable mike thing. When I was in new york a 5 months ago I bought them for $60, you should be able to buy it in your budget.
BigvaL uses those too, and i'm using the "opponent" of the Siberia, the almighty 5H.
Though, if you can solder and that stuff, the 5H is great. It seems to mess up after a long times use, by one of the solder points breaking.
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His head can fit on them? Wow, they must be extendable if they can fit round his face.
    
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post #5 of 13
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The Icemats are about $65 including shipping... I've got a strict limit of $50.
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http://www.buy.com/retail/product.as...mp&dcaid=17379
Thats the usb one, I have the other one, not sure if there is a sound difference.
    
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Well, since the normal would be going through my X-Fi, there would definently be a sound difference. =/
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Augh. I'l keep hunting.
    
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post #10 of 13
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Hah, talked to my dad, ordering the Siberias from newegg, he doesn't want to mess around with signing up at buy.com, so I get to pay the extra $12 to get them from Newegg. Oh well, hope they're worth it.
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