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Good Earbuds for Music

post #1 of 11
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I'm looking for a pair of earbuds for portability only to be used for listening to music. I'd prefer something with similar sound quality to the Sennheiser CX-300's, but that'll last longer. Preferably around $50-$60 at the most.
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post #2 of 11
http://www.skullcandy.com/shop/smoki...06936cb456688e

I think that would suit you well.
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post #3 of 11
Eww skullcandy is junk sorry, the audio quality isn't that great.

I've got these:

http://www.sonystyle.ca/commerce/ser...n100128n100133

(in black) 20$ at bestbuy

Really good audio quality with nice bass.

Here's a page with the breakdown for headphones:

http://reviews.cnet.com/best-earbuds/?tag=lnav

Hope that helps
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JVC marshmallow + kramer mod work fine for me
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post #5 of 11
If you can find Shure E2C's around your price range, I would definitely get them. They're usually around $70, but who knows, you could find them on sale somewhere.
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post #6 of 11
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Originally Posted by Liability View Post
JVC marshmallow + kramer mod work fine for me
What's this kramer mod of which you speak?
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What's this kramer mod of which you speak?
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f4/jvc-fx33-mod-223642/
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post #8 of 11
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What's this kramer mod of which you speak?
http://www.head-fi.org/forums/f4/jvc-fx33-mod-223642/
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post #9 of 11
Thanks you 2, rep+ even tho it looks too hard for me x_X
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Thanks you 2, rep+ even tho it looks too hard for me x_X
Give it a shot - it's more than worth it. Took me less than 2 minutes from start to finish. Just take your time if you feel uncomfortable with it.
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