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I am in the process of furthering my music listening experience. I have come up with three options (found below) that meet my strict condition. If you could kindly direct in the right direction in terms of which of these you would recommend me then that would be greatly appreciated. I will be using these headphones to listen to my music (iPod and on my laptop) as I already have speakers and a gaming headset that I use for my PC.

Please feel free to recommend me another product as well if and only if it meets my condition. I am on a tight budget and want to upgrade from simple earphones. Thanks in advance

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  • Budget $70

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Sennheiser's best budget headphone is the HD201.

Other options:

- AKG K81DJ (newer version is the K581DJ)
- Grado SR60
- Alessandro MS-1 (might be a touch over $70 come to think of it)
- Koss KSC35 (hard to find though)
Edited by Aura - 7/6/08 at 9:07pm
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Which would you pick as being the best choice of the ones you just listed?
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Which would you pick as being the best choice of the ones you just listed?
What type of music will you be listening to?
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What type of music will you be listening to?
I listen mostly to Classical/Techno/Screamo/Emo
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Which would you pick as being the best choice of the ones you just listed?
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I listen mostly to Classical/Techno/Screamo/Emo
Alessandro MS-1, mostly because of the classical listening. It is similar in nature to the SR60, but a bit more laid back and as such better serves mellower genres. My second pick would be the AKG.
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Alessandro MS-1, mostly because of the classical listening. It is similar in nature to the SR60, but a bit more laid back and as such better serves mellower genres. My second pick would be the AKG.
Thanks I will look into it

Having a hard time finding it in Canada though.
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Having a hard time finding it in Canada though.
Ah yes, my mistake. They will be tough to find at a retailer; Head-Fi's sale forum and eBay would be your best bet.

Take a look at the AKG, it ought to be easier to find.
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