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hd 598 is the micless variant of pc 360. cheaper version is hd 558.

Awesome! Looking into these now smile.gif
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I bought the Sennheiser HD 518's from JB Hifi a few months back, they use velour sort of material (super comfy) and they sound wonderful.

What's your budget?

Also where abouts do you live?


My Budget is around $70NZD, as that the Orca's cost. But I'm willing to go up to $100NZD. I live in New Zealand.

EDIT: Sorry I meant Wellington, New Zealand. Damn Sennheiser are expensive here! The 598's are like $400nzd
Edited by Demoscraft - 2/7/13 at 4:29pm
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I hate to say it, but Sennheiser's are expensive everywhere.

But they are hands down some of the best headphones out there if your willing to pay the price.
     
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I hate to say it, but Sennheiser's are expensive everywhere.

But they are hands down some of the best headphones out there if your willing to pay the price.

How are the Sennheiser HD201's? Or the Sennheiser HD419's?

Those look like the best options atm
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Both of those have leather ear cups.

I hate to say it, but you'll be looking at about $300nzd for something with a better material then leather.

The cheapest headset I could find was HD518's @ $195nzd

But personally I'd go with HD 558's @ $295nzd

I have a set of these as my "Out and about" headset and love them, but leather for the cups HD280's @ $195nzd
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Both of those have leather ear cups.

I hate to say it, but you'll be looking at about $300nzd for something with a better material then leather.

The cheapest headset I could find was HD518's @ $195nzd

But personally I'd go with HD 558's @ $295nzd

I have a set of these as my "Out and about" headset and love them, but leather for the cups HD280's @ $195nzd

The cheapest, neoprene headphone I can find is actually the Razer Orca. Now probably not the best in terms of sound quality. But it's cheaper than all Sennheiser's that have neoprene or a different material. Which is pretty bad, I really hate this silly allergy.

The 518's look good, but I just cant justify $195 on a pair of headphones. I'm not really a massive Audiophile.

Thanks for taking the time to get NZ links though smile.gif +rep good sir.
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