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So as of right now I have owned multiple cheap JVC ~$5 earphones and I'm tired of breaking them and needed to replace them. Id like a nice pair that are not to expensive ~$50 that have good sound quality and will last. These will be only connected to my Samsung Galaxy S3 also.

I realize this might not be the correct thread for this, maybe It should be if Hi-Fi instead idk? If so could a MOD move this and sorry! redface.gif
Edited by Chucklez - 6/20/13 at 2:00pm
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I've honestly never managed to break headphones or earbuds with normal use. Not even the $1.50 ones I bought in bulk from some chinese website.

I mean, I had a power source blow out a set that was hooked up to a computer during a storm, and I've had a couple ipod-style earbuds stepped on by classmates when I was in school, but I hardly think that counts.


That is all to say that perhaps, and I know you don't want to hear it, but just maybe you are "using them wrong". Seriously.


Although, you do mention JVC. You aren't talking about their terrible "jelly" earbuds are you? Those are just asking for trouble. There is absolutely nothing anchoring the cables and barely any strain relief. Those are the two things that really matter at all for durability.

Now specifically for working out and physical activity, you probably want something that loops around ear or otherwise has a more secure hold than just simply resting loosely in your ear canal.

Something like this is what you should be looking for: http://www.amazon.com/MEElectronics-M6-BK-MEE-Noise-Isolating-In-Ear-Headphones/dp/B0038W0K2K/ref=sr_1_18?ie=UTF8&qid=1371781452&sr=8-18&keywords=earbuds

Don't bother with anything too expensive for exercise. Even if you don't break them, you will get them all grimy with sweat and earwax. Probably some dirt too. The sound quality you might gain from a more expensive model is going to be lost due to all your physical movement anyway.
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Just bought a pair of these Klipsch s4i's and I love them.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00264GYMG

Very nice IMO, not as good as my ultrasones but then again no IEM is going to match those. Love going to the gym with them, and they never have given me a problem. Owned them for just over a month now and I use them 5-6 days a week. Very happy with this purchase, though it is on the higher end of your budget.
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That is all to say that perhaps, and I know you don't want to hear it, but just maybe you are "using them wrong". Seriously.

Although, you do mention JVC. You aren't talking about their terrible "jelly" earbuds are you? Those are just asking for trouble. There is absolutely nothing anchoring the cables and barely any strain relief. Those are the two things that really matter at all for durability.

Now specifically for working out and physical activity, you probably want something that loops around ear or otherwise has a more secure hold than just simply resting loosely in your ear canal.

Something like this is what you should be looking for: http://www.amazon.com/MEElectronics-M6-BK-MEE-Noise-Isolating-In-Ear-Headphones/dp/B0038W0K2K/ref=sr_1_18?ie=UTF8&qid=1371781452&sr=8-18&keywords=earbuds

Yes the JVC "Jelly" earbuds. I didnt care much because they were cheap and I knew I would probably break them anyway. Also yes I would love some the wrapped around my ear! This whole thing started when I saw a Lebron James Beats commercial for some new workout Beats; now don't start I'm not getting Beats the Idea for better work out headphones just came form the commercial. Also yeah I might be a little rough with my headphones but they always last 6-12 months before breaking and they were only like ~$5 at most so I didnt care to to much. At first I was thinking maybe some Sennheiser's or some BeyerDynamics like my Headphones are for games/music but I didnt want to spend that much and just have them get all "junked" up and or break. I just want decent sound quality at a price sub $50 and for them to be pretty durable.
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Just bought a pair of these Klipsch s4i's and I love them.

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00264GYMG

Very nice IMO, not as good as my ultrasones but then again no IEM is going to match those. Love going to the gym with them, and they never have given me a problem. Owned them for just over a month now and I use them 5-6 days a week. Very happy with this purchase, though it is on the higher end of your budget.
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Do you have any problems with them falling out of your Ear? That's a concern of mine.
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The Klipsch s4i is decent, I've got a pair myself although honestly I prefer my (admittedly uglier and clunkier) Etymotics as far as earbuds go. That said, I wouldn't dream of exercising with either.

You definitely either want some buds that wrap around the back of your ears, or some clip style bandless headphones (like these: http://www.amazon.com/Sony-MDR-Q68LW-Clip-Headphone-Retractable/dp/B000PCF7A6/ref=pd_sim_e_2). You also are going to want to make sure they are at least semi-open, and have solid construction.

Also, I know you want good audio quality, but I really suggest you don't get too picky about that for exercise phones. You're using you S3, which has good audio for a phone, but is still just a phone. You are probably going to be listening to MP3 or some other lossy compression format. You are going to have a TON of micro harmonics from movement of both the cables, and the earbuds/headphones in/on your ears themselves. You are going to have the sound of your own heavier breathing, and if they isolate well enough even your own heartbeat. And lastly, you don't really WANT to block out all external noises for safety reasons (assuming you don't exclusively exercise on a treadmill in your own house or something) so you are going to have a lot of external noises as well.

After all that, it is going to be hard to tell much difference between a good $20 unit and a $50 unit. What you WILL notice however is a well made design that doesn't constantly slip out of your ear, cut you off from the outside world, or transfer more movement noises than actual music audio.

You will also notice a smaller pit in your stomach (and wallet) when they get all grimey and/or broken wink.gif


EDIT: You may also consider a bluetooth option for exercise. You lose some audio quality for certain, but you more than make up for it by completely (or at least partially in certain setups) removing the cable. I'm not talking about those wanna-be executive type ear-usb sticks before you look at me crazy. Personally I use a semi-bluetooth setup which allows me to clip a tiny bluetooth adapter to my armband and use a pair of cheap earbuds with a short cable that plugs into that instead of my phone. Lets me keep the bulky SGS3 safely in my pocket without any risk of snagging the cable on something or dropping the phone while changing tracks etc. It also makes phone calls when i'm out running a lot easier. I no longer have to hold the phone on my head with one hand while trying to run, or out in front of me like a retard lol. If you're confused by what I mean, it is something like this, but a more expensive samsung model I couldn't find after a quick search: http://www.amazon.com/GOgroove-BlueSENSE-Bluetooth-Wireless-Streaming/dp/B009XJZ9VY/ref=pd_sim_cps_6
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@Zero4549 I definitely wont be picky at all with audio quality, I just would like to at least have audio obviously better then my current JVC "Jellys" haha. As I said I have a max budget of ~$50 as I found out with my Beyerdynamic DT880's good audio can cost a bit both build quality and sound quality wise. So if a $20 pair is as good as a $50 pair then of course ill go for the $20 pair! What do you think the best wrap around earbuds would be for that price range for heavy use and abuse of course just in case. Also if you could find that Bluetooth plug in adapter thing I would definitely consider getting it as well!
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I just took a look at my bluetooth deal. It says HS3000 on the back, which unfortunately looks to sell for about $60 these days. I don't remember if it was on sale or something, but I know I paid closer to $40 for it about a year, maybe year and a half ago. I'm unsure if it is still the best option now that new models may have hit the market, and the price has increased, so you might have to do a little homework there.

As for wanting better quality than the jellys, no problem there. Those are pretty awful tongue.gif

The question at this point is do you want a clip on, or a earbud style? If you prefer the wear around earbuds, the sennheiser sport series is probably the "best" inexpensive option, at least as far as brand names go, specifically the OMX 680 if you are going for that design, although there are other shapes to choose from. The mee electronics I linked earlier are also fairly decent, especially for the price.

At any rate, if you can find a local friend who has a set of this style earbud, you should really ask to have a look at them, because while they try to be "one size fits all", there are always exceptions and you might find that the ear clip, or some other style is better suited to your ears than those which wrap behind the ears.

If you are interested in an inexpensive but good clip type, koss makes the fairly renown KSC75, as well as a few newer "sportier" versions.
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Well I just found the Sennheiser OMX 680's on Amazon for $12.99 I just straight up bought them seeing as there was only one left for that price and seeing as they are $30-$40 elsewhere! I guess that solves my problem for now thumb.gif.
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