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Hello.

 

I listened to my brother's Beats by Dr Dre Solo on his ipod & off my PC with HQ CD rips & i was not that impressed by them. They sound a bit clearer at high volume then my cheap sony ear plugs. The bass is amazing & has comfort, style. But certainly not worth $2-300 imo. The audio from the speakers feel like their too far away from the ear, like you missing out on the big effect. Is this no surprise?

 

Would these get blasted out of the water by the Gredo SR225i for quality & clarity? thanks.:)


Edited by Dan_9 - 2/24/12 at 4:07am
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Beats by Dre are bad headphones. It's expected to sound like poo.
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Originally Posted by juryben View Post

Beats by Dre are bad headphones. It's expected to sound like poo.

That's an exaggeration. They aren't that bad, just terribly overpriced.
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Can't really speak too much for those headphones but they are universally reviled by everyone who has spent time and effort in the world of Head-Fi.

EDIT: If you tell us a budget and music preferences we can cook up a think-tank for you about what headphones you might like.
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post #5 of 9
Crappy headphones that arent worth 1/5 of their price
just because everyone has them doesnt mean they are good
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Crappy headphones that arent worth 1/5 of their price
just because everyone has them doesnt mean they are good

See fig.1

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That's an exaggeration. They aren't that bad, just terribly overpriced.

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This, you are mainly paying for the brand. Beats Solos are worth $50 at the most.
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thanks guys. lol my brother will be dissapointed.redface.gif
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post #9 of 9
I have Xtreme Xplosives by JVC currently, and the pair only cost me $25. I have owned Dr Dre Beats earphones (thanks to a rich friend of mine who likes techno) for a year, then the right plug was blasted somehow. I bought the XX phones. The winner is clearly XX. OH, and even looks like Dr. Dre's phones wink.gif
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