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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.
I went through 3 pairs of those, and 2 pair of the 71 models, the wire on them are crap. My experience with them is different from yours I take it.
    
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I went through 3 pairs of those, and 2 pair of the 71 models, the wire on them are crap. My experience with them is different from yours I take it.
Completely different lol..
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post #13 of 21
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My friend has the Sonys, I hate them, the bass sucks on them. $75-90 is a bit more then I wanted to spend, but I'll look into the Altec Lansings.
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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?
Are you using the older ipod headphones or the new ones? If the older ones you could break them and get them to replace it to the newer ones for free.
    
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You can probably find a pair of Shure e2c's for $60 somewhere. I have them and I love them.

http://www.amazon.com/Shure-E2c-Soun...&s=electronics

Err...that's $80, but if you keep looking you can probably find a better bargain.
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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.
I second that. I've used them for a loooong time until the mice decided to move into our house and eat the silicone :/
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Right now, I'm deciding between the Etynomic Research ER6i ($75), Shure E2C ($80), and Sennheiser CX300-B ($54 after instant rebate, normally $80)
post #18 of 21
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Right now, I'm deciding between the Etynomic Research ER6i ($75), Shure E2C ($80), and Sennheiser CX300-B ($54 after instant rebate, normally $80)
I listened to both the ER6i and the E2c's. I like the ER6i's more then the E2C's, its a personal preference really just had nice clarity, good bass, and and overal clean clean sound, Also with the ER6i's the freq. response is almost flat across the board so its a truer sound and you can adjust it to your liking.
    
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post #19 of 21
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My friend has the Sonys, I hate them, the bass sucks on them.
I found nothing wrong with Sony's, although mine came with my phone, but they're all practically the same, and AFAIK they've got great sound quality. The Sony Ericsson version is very convenient if you have an extension cord, in my case, the headset cord.

Especially if you live in the US you can go around Cingular stores asking if they have the Sony Ericssom Walkman headphones and most of the time they'll hand it over for free since they have no need for them. Oh, and just pretend you have a Walkman phone if you don't really have one just to make the job easier.

It doesn't hurt getting them if they're free anyway.
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I'm leaning towards the CX-300b, since they're so much cheaper, and then I could also get the Lite-On SATA DVD burner I've been wanting...
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