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Hey guys, lately I've been getting back into my using my psp all the time, for music, movies, and of course games

Around christmas time I bought the socom headset, which is really isn't cutting it, there fine for games but when it comes to movies, shows and music there is practically no bass, and of course they are way too low

I would like good quality headphones, (louder than norm if possible) but something that wouldn't make me look a bit silly walking around town (I live in the city). Maybe something to go around the back of my neck so I can wear a hat.

I was in circuit city and saw these http://www.skullcandy.com/shop/smokinbuds-p-10.html they caught my eye but most of the time you can't trust what the packages says so I figured I'd ask here
    
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the skullcandy's aren't going to be much better. my cousin has a pair of those and they sound remarkably mediocre compared to how my old KSC75's sounded before i killed them in a mod.

also the JVC Marshmallows i hear (pardon the pun) are pretty good, although i haven't had the chance to listen to them.

although for a bit more bass the KSC's might not be your cup of tea, they've got really awesome clear highs (great for techno and pop ) and rather subdued low-end, it's there but not booming (which sometimes isn't great for techno and pop ).
depends on your taste though.
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Kramer modded JVC Marshmallows(FX-33).
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Akg K81dj.
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Do you have any sort of budget?

And, I agree with the three guys above me. Any and all of those are solid choices.
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Originally Posted by Chipp View Post
Do you have any sort of budget?.
umm, i guess anything over $40 is outa the question fer me.

JVC Marshmallows look like the kinda thing for me, not only are the Akg K81dj's a bit too big, but also too pricey for me.

thx for all your help guys
    
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