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As the title states can you please help me? and if you have a better option for under 120$ please share it and tell me why its better


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What are you going to be driving them with and do you need the inline controls?

Edit

Might want to check out this thread: http://www.head-fi.org/t/541204/concise-multi-iem-comparison-hifiman-re400-added-march-1st-2013
Edited by liquidzoo - 3/22/13 at 2:22pm
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Originally Posted by liquidzoo View Post

What are you going to be driving them with and do you need the inline controls?

Portable devices and no i care for the quality first,the inline controls are an extra luxury,and would use for trance,house,techno,electro music!
     
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post #4 of 10
I edited my post near the same time you posted. Check out the IEM shoot-out over at head-fi. You'll find a lot of good impressions there.
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Saw that one before but that one just made it harder :S
     
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post #6 of 10
Might want to take a look at the Shure SE-215

High end seems to roll off a bit based on the graph (although, I could be reading it WAY wrong).

Review

Edit

Or the HiFiMAN RE-400

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Edited by liquidzoo - 3/22/13 at 3:01pm
post #7 of 10
For a $120 budget, I vote for the Sennheiser CX 880. I had the Klipsh image, but switched them out for the CX 880 and love them.
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Will check those three out!
     
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will have to say the se215, I have them and they are nice, you could always check for the se215ltd witch have a bit more bass, and if you have a Idevice you could always get the inline remote/mic wire at a later time, and for other than idevice it's only inline mic cord
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If you want something more neutral, Shure is the way to go. They do tend to get uncomfortable (and this is coming from someone who used to have Shure E2C & SE115).

Also try out the Westone 1 if you can. The Westone series is consumer oriented, and sounds warmer than Shure. I find them a lot more comfortable too.

Westone UM IEMS are their counter to the Shure SE215/315/425/535. The UM and SE will be more neutral, and veiled when compared to the Westone line.
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