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post #1 of 9
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Morning guys,

There is this guy at work who is about to go and spend £120 on some beats by dre headphones. Yes, I know they are shockingly crap but he isn't listening to me, can you recommend some headphones around the £120 mark which are better.

I'm not great with audio but even I know they suck.

Cheers

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post #2 of 9
At the end of the day, if he's willing to spend £120 on some Beats, he knows nothing about music quality anyway. Which means no matter what you tell him to buy, he will not see the benefit.

Even after your suggestions, he's just going to buy the Beats anyway. So just leave him to it. smile.gif
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post #3 of 9
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NEVAH!!! I WILL PROVE MY POINT TO THIS DICK! If I say his name is Richard I'm good biggrin.gif, ergo biggrin.gif

Either way, I know that's probably the case, but if I can argue my point it would be the world to me, he's a contractor and just needs to be punched in the face to be honest to put him in his place... That's a metaphorical punch btw biggrin.gif

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post #4 of 9
Good luck on your holy mission of enlightenment. tongue.gif
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Ultrasone Pro 550,Nuff said
     
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post #6 of 9
uh, what's their music taste? How are they going to use it?
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Best way to demonstrate him that he can get better headphones for the price, is to take him to a Shop and audition some headphones. If he likes bass, Ultrasone for example.
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post #8 of 9
Bit late here but anyway... I have these headphones myself. Much much much muuuuuuuch better than Beats; I've tried my mate's beats, ranging from their ridiculously overpriced £100 ones to the extortionate £300 ones. All are a complete load of rubbish compared to these without a doubt. The M-50's have exceptional sound quality, bass and well... let's just say that if any recording artist had to choose headphones to USE and not to LOOK AT, these would be taken hands down.

And don't take my T-Swizzle obsession to think that I only listen to her music... I listen to Dubstep, R&B, Classical, Country, Pop.. everything on these and the sound quality is exceptional biggrin.gif

Audio Technica ATH-M50


I do hope that your colleague sees sense, unfortunately so many have been taken in by their falsely advertised "Premium Sound Experience" which isn't worth the box it came in.
Edited by The Marv Dog - 12/6/12 at 4:14pm
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http://www.headphone.com/ the best thing i've ever found on the internet in regards to headphone shopping!
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