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Help me choose pls!

Newegg or amazon
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Earbuds or headphones??
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Earbuds or headphones??

Earbuds
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Sorry for that confusion^


Are these good?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16826159257


I've always had extremely cheap ones lol so..
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He said earbuds, btw.

Whatever you do though, don't get skullcandy. Biggest mistake I ever made. I got the SKullcandy Ink'd for $20, and I hate thems o much. The sound is rather unexceptional, and to do that you need the earbud shoved way deep in your ear to isolate it from background noise. However, the biggest problem is that they DO NOT stay in my ears. I use the medium sized one, and the dang things keep sliding out. I put them in what I think is a good ammount, and then as I walk the earbuds begin to inch out. I have to adjust each ear probably like every 30 seconds or less, no exageration. I would use the included large ear buds, but I lost those, and these already feel kinda big in my ear.
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Audio Technica CKM-50's. They cost around $20 but sound like $70+ earbuds. Play around with the equalizer a little and in my opinion they sound better than any IEM in under $75.

And if you like Bass, these will blow you away. These have the punchiest bass I have ever heard for an IEM. They easily compare with my $150 Ultrasone PRO 550. The bass will not interfere with the midrange if you give it a good 50 hour burn in. These take a good 2 hours to get used to the sound signature as well.
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I got the Sennheiser CX200 from NewEgg - they go on sale all the time. I got the Sennheiser CX475 for about $25. Honestly, when they are on sale they are best earbuds BY FAR for the price.

I should note that after 14 months of rough use the CX200 developed a short in the wire. Luckily Sennheiser has a 2 year warranty smile.gif
    
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