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Most of them are indeed crap, but the Aviators and Mix Masters are decent. Aviators are a bit overpriced, but the Mix Masters are competitive in their price range.

I tried the Aviators, I'd pay $25 for them, no more. I thought they sounded kind of...the best overall word I can think of to describe them is that they sound like cheap headphones. I honestly don't like the look either; might be something to do with the fact that I work on airplanes, and real 'aviator' headphones are high-end, high-impedence affairs that are also made to block engine noise. My E-150's sound better, and they can be had for $9 refurb.
I really don't even want to bother with the Mix Masters, but I will demo them if I get the chance.
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I tried the Aviators, I'd pay $25 for them, no more. I thought they sounded kind of...the best overall word I can think of to describe them is that they sound like cheap headphones. I honestly don't like the look either; might be something to do with the fact that I work on airplanes, and real 'aviator' headphones are high-end, high-impedence affairs that are also made to block engine noise. My E-150's sound better, and they can be had for $9 refurb.
I really don't even want to bother with the Mix Masters, but I will demo them if I get the chance.

on innerfidelity tyll said the Skullcandy Mix Master Mike Headphones sound like the best Celebrity headphones but that is his opinion as everyone hears things differently.



Plus isn't this thread going off topic as people are listing other Brands and other Headphones and not talking bout the Beats Executive ?


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please , whoever is reading ... do not touch beats headphones , there are better out there , and looks better too , if u still want to spend 300$ on a headphone , check it out

Sony MDR-X
Driver Unit : Closed, Dynamic
50 mm driver
Frequency Response : 3 to 29,000 Hz
Impedance : 24 ohms at 1 kHz
Sensitivity (db) : 106 dB/mW
some bass headphones and a "respectfull" brand lol and worthy of pulling them out on the streets lol , comes in black too ,
Those Simon Cowell Headphones look really cool and there Specs are great as well i bet they sound really great.
Edited by KRaZiGLiTcH - 10/19/12 at 2:13am
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"Specs" such as freq response almost meaningless when it comes to headphones.
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on innerfidelity tyll said the Skullcandy Mix Master Mike Headphones sound like the best Celebrity headphones but that is his opinion as everyone hears things differently.
Plus isn't this thread going off topic as people are listing other Brands and other Headphones and not talking bout the Beats Executive ?
Those Simon Cowell Headphones look really cool and there Specs are great as well i bet they sound really great.

I think we've Beat-en the dead horse enough.
Or maybe we are just Beat-ing around the bush too much.
It sure Beats just talking about the Beats, though.
So many kids just seem to go crazy and start Beat...never mind. Don't need to go there.
Edited by llamaboy - 10/19/12 at 3:51am
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"Specs" such as freq response almost meaningless when it comes to headphones.
But i have heard some audiophile's say that Specs do come into count as well ?
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"Specs" such as freq response almost meaningless when it comes to headphones.

not really, however measuring headphone frequency response is somewhat complicated based on they fit on your ear. for example, iems have to be measured differently because they sit closer to your ears (headphone makers also have to take this into account when designing headphones. iems for example should have more high roll off because they sit closer to your ears).

beyond this fact, measurements are just as relevant as with speakers. of course there are people that deny the importance of scientific audio measurements. but there are a lot of audiophiles hostile to science out there, which is pretty ironic actually
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It's important if you want to know how close what you're hearing is to what was actually recorded, not so much related to everyone's enjoyment.
So yea, it's important. Not something I'm thinking about while I'm listening to music, but it is a factor when I'm deciding on what to spend my money on. For me, personally, in my opinion and with my tastes, it matters; I want accuracy. So, I'm going to look at measurements when buying headphones of any kind of considerable cost. But that's just me.
You can even go as far as saying that one who doesn't think it is important doesn't really care so much about hearing their music the way the artist wants it heard. That's the way I, personally, in my opinion, see it.

And if there's a place to shove my opinion into, I'll shove my opinion into it. Even if it does get a little dirty.

This is one of the main reasons I won't spend anything on headphones like this.

Now, if it's of a reputable brand, and a good price, I'll take a plunge just to hear something different. I just spend $80 (just because they were availible) on some Beyerdynamics, because I've never had the chance to hear Beyerdynamic anything. And I like them, I don't regret it at all. Great addition to my collection.

But something $300+? Show me some measurements; these had better sound really, really good, be really accurate, and I had better be able to hook them up to my own, modest gear first. And get rid of that big b on the side. I'll know I'm wearing what all of the gym douches are wearing, but I don't want others to.
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People still buy these?
Lol. They're like backpacks at my college. Almost everyone has them...
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. Currently they are an under performing fashion accessory.

This article is about Beats, not Apple, can we please keep it on track?
    
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But i have heard some audiophile's say that Specs do come into count as well ?

The bit in between the end points does, the numbers at the end are rather meaningless.
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