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hey guys,

This is more of a general question then anything (though recommendations are still welcome)... I was wondering if quality Wierles headphones exist... i will use them mainly for music, movies, and just general games (i dont FPS game so i dont need epic sound stage, though i do like a wide one)... i have a decent ear, but i am no audiophile by any means... i was just wondering if quality wierless headphones exist, and if they do, what is a general price range?

Thanks in advance,
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Well they cannot compete with wired headphones because you will theoretically have radio interference. Now considering you aren't an audiophile, you might not notice it if any. I can't give you recommendations though because I am not very knowledgeable in that field. I do know that Sennheiser makes some though.
    
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Some of Sennheiser's BT headphones do sound good, not sure about other companies,
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Thats good to hear... i just wanted to ask because the wire on mine is pissing me off and i have needed an upgrade for quite a wile
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The Sennheiser RS 220 is supposed to be excellent, being able to compete with a reasonably amped HD650. Albeit, it is $600.

In general though, there aren't very many good wireless headphones and even fewer that can compete with wired headphones in the same price range. The aforementioned RS220 is probably the only wireless headphone that has received significant positive review from serious audio people. The rest of the RS series should be solid as well if the 220 is too expensive (like it is for me), but not able to compete with any higher end headphones.

Basically, there is no reason to get wireless unless there are serious mobility/comfort reasons that prevent you from going wired.
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lol... ty for the info... unfortunately $600 is a bit out of my range... i was hoping to find something along the lines of $100-200 tbh tongue.gif... i understand that teh sound quality will be lower on wierless headphones as there will always be some interference... my main reason for wanting wierless headphones is that i like to watch movies on my computer from the other side of teh room, and it tends to bug people if i just leave the sound on... i also like to move around a bit when i am using my computer and listening to music, so they would be very helpful for that... the bigest thing i look for in headphones is good mids and a decent sound stage if im honest... i would asume that the sound stage is what would be effected the most by interference since it is most likely small bits of complicated pattrens and those tend to get messed up first
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