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I'm planning on buying a medium priced headphone or headset. If I buy a headphone, I'll also need to buy a clip on mic.
Here are the products I'm thinking of:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826106306
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826159419
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826159420
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826106152
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16826106157
Which one would you recommend? Also, if there is another headphone that you would recommend instead of these, could you please post it? Thanks.

I'm guessing my price range is 0~40USD.
Oh, and could you also recommend me a good quality clip-on mic and sound card?
Mic shouldn't be more than 10, sound card no more than 30.
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I'm thinking about getting one of these when they come back in stock:
http://www.geeks.com/details.asp?inv...&CJPID=1225267
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Headphones - Sennheiser HD201 (headphone.com)
Mic - Zalman Clip-On (www.newegg.com)
Soundcard - Chaintech AV-710 (www.ebay.com)

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Originally Posted by Aura View Post
Headphones - Sennheiser HD201 (headphone.com)
Mic - Zalman Clip-On (www.newegg.com)
Soundcard - Chaintech AV-710 (www.ebay.com)

do you have a direct link to any of those? I'd like to check out this zalman clip on mic.
post #5 of 12
I used to have sennheiser PC160's if you can find them anywhere, they are really nice. Very similar to the PC150/PC151's so also id recommend those.

If you need a clip on mic i used to have a Zalman ZM-MIC1 which i was impressed with the sound quality. But personally id try get a headset as 2 wires can get a bit messy!
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be more careful when you say you want a medium priced pair of headphones... to many of us here $40 is cheap and considered throw-away.

HD201's are nice for the money. If you want to use them soley for computer then the PC150etc series is nice as well.

If you can up the price a bit you can get a pair of icemat siberias or steelsound cans. They aren't the greatest for music, but are decent for games and movies.

If you can double your price you'll be looking into deals or used ATH A500 or Senn HD555
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What's the difference between HD201 and HD202?
Also, is the sound on the PC151 better or the HD202 better?
I'm not planning on using the headphones on anything other than my PC, since I'll be using earphones for my MP3.
Is this what you mean by Icemat Siberia? Seems pretty cheap to me...
http://www.provantage.com/soft-51010~7STNA016.htm
Which version of the steelsounds are you recommending? I see 3H, 4H, and 5H.
Is this a cheap price for HD555? 80USD? http://www.dakmart.com/itemdetails/31876/177/
ATH A500? http://www.musiciansfriend.com/produ...ELAID=26020248
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hd201 is better than hd202. I haven't heard the others
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