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Good earbuds?

post #1 of 21
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I'm looking for some fairly decent earbuds to use with my iPod, because I hate the stock ones, and I've become something of an audiophile. I'd love some Shure E2c earphones, but I'm not quite ready to spend that kind of money on headphones. I'm looking at the Sennheiser MX75, but I'm by no means sure. Does anyone have any suggestions on some good quality, comfortable, great-sounding earbuds for less than $60?
post #2 of 21
Do they have to be earbuds? The Koss KSC75's are definitely a good choice - they sit on the ear, however.
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I REALLY prefer earbuds... I hate having things wrap around my ears. =/
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Well, in-ear monitors are quite a leap. They're not just regular phones. The iPod in-ear phones are pretty darn good.
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Originally Posted by selectodude View Post
Well, in-ear monitors are quite a leap. They're not just regular phones. The iPod in-ear phones are pretty darn good.
My little $15 Koss ones are far more comfortable and sound alot better. But I'm looking for something even better.
post #6 of 21
skullcandy earbuds I heard are good. $30-40 and very nice bass.
 
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post #7 of 21
ask on head-fi.org I don't know much about IEMs

but I do know that the stock ipod earbuds SUCK!!!
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post #8 of 21
You can pick up a pair of Altec Lansing IM716's from amazon.com for about 90 bucks, and they are based on the Etymotic Research ER-4's which is their top model which sell for like $400. You could also go for ER's Er-6i's which are like budget IEM's which go for about $100.

For your price range I would say the Altec Lansing, as anything from Shure, ER or westone are gonna be alot more money, ie $100 to $1000 range. I own the IM716's and can personally recommend them after trying the ER-6i's and the Shure base model.

And yes the stock Ipod headphones suck... alot, like I mean alot alot.


Actually after looking the IM716's have been raised in price, you might beable to find them some where cheaper though. But after seeing that I would recommend the Ety's ER-6i they are selling for 75 buck on amazon
    
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post #9 of 21
I have some of these Sony Fontopia's

http://www.amazon.com/Sony-MDR-EX51L...&s=electronics

I think they have some GREAT quality for the price, but they could use a little more base I suppose.

They've lasted for around 8 months now, used for maybe 5-6 hours a week.

They are REALLY comfortable as well, it offers three different sizes. I use the medium ones and I can't even notice they're in my ears.
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WALMART! lol jk...

i have these for my mp3 player http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826159228
nice and comfy around the ears.
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