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Hey i am looking for a new pair of head phones for around $80 There is a pair of Sennheiser HD 429 for 79.99 at future shop and i was wondering if that was a good deal? I listen to Heavy metal, Technical death, Electronic, dubstep and basically a little of everything rolleyes.gif. I will use them while gaming, skype and at school ( so less leaking the better ) Also i live in Canada biggrin.gif
I'd prefer if the headphones where available at Future Shop as i can get a good deal from a friend wink.gif price limit for future shop is $99.99 other than that amazon.ca or newegg , ncix and tigerdirect are fine but should stick around the $80 dollar limit. All help is appreciated thank you thumb.gif

Edit: Also won't be using an amp
post #2 of 18
look at the TekNmotion Intruder...thats what i have and its awesome it has 2 detachable mics that it comes with.... a small one for when u are on the go and need to make a phone call and a boom mic for gaming ...it has an inline volume control and it works with iphone and android meaning that it has the mic and headphone on one connector, but then the if u want to use it on PC you plug that into the volume control and it splits it up into to connectors one for audio and one for the mic...here is a pic of it and here is a video review

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kbp_DPgDevQ

[EDIT]: Amazon has it for $59.99 here
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How good is the mic? Linus also mentioned there may be sound leakage. what is your experience with it? Also just to make it clear I'd like the headphones to be more music gaming is secondary. Thanks for the suggestion, keep them coming the more suggestions the better thumb.gif
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I like them a lot and I haven't really had any problems with sound leakage but I'm no audiophile...but I still think they sound better than my buddy's BEATS

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Quote:
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I like them a lot and I haven't really had any problems with sound leakage but I'm no audiophile...but I still think they sound better than my buddy's BEATS

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post #7 of 18
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NO WAY..
I looked at your guide but the headphones weren't quiet my "style" could you suggest anything else?
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I've been pretty happy with my 'ole HD 280's

http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-HD-280-Pro-Headphones/dp/B000065BPB

Great phones all round I think. Right around your price.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ltpenguin View Post

Quote:
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NO WAY..
I looked at your guide but the headphones weren't quiet my "style" could you suggest anything else?

You probably like this?
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post #10 of 18
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Simca View Post

You probably like this?

No these look great though and at that price why wouldn't it have great sound quaility?
Quote:
Originally Posted by coachmark2 View Post

I've been pretty happy with my 'ole HD 280's
http://www.amazon.com/Sennheiser-HD-280-Pro-Headphones/dp/B000065BPB
Great phones all round I think. Right around your price.
Are they sturdy? and how long is the cable :3 ? Edit: Damn they are 128 on the canadian amazon frown.gif
Edited by ltpenguin - 9/27/12 at 7:39pm
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