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I'm looking for a nice inexpensive set of headphones and of course I checked the best of the best to see if they had any in my price range. Well I found the 202's for $32 on Dell.ca and I checked out some reviews on other sites and YouTube and everyone said they're great. But they also said that they can be uncomfortable... So I'm not sure. Nobody really elaborated on the comfort factor. Also I have a question about the range... Am I missing out if these head phones only go from a 18Hz to 18000Hz?

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Thanks

EDIT: Link to them: http://www.ncix.com/products/index.p...%20Electronics
Edited by BlankThis - 12/23/08 at 1:26pm
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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...5&Tpk=hd%20201
    
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What's up with those? There a model down right?

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I own a pair. I know nothing of frequencys and the such. I know I love mine. Paired with an XtremeGamer sound card.
Music I can just "feel" the difference compared to onboard.
Gaming - In Counter Strike Source I can actually tell where footsteps are coming from. Really nice.
They are also really durable.
I got mine for $25 off Newegg. HD DJ 202 if there the same thing
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post #5 of 14
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Originally Posted by kaivorth View Post
I own a pair. I know nothing of frequencys and the such. I know I love mine. Paired with an XtremeGamer sound card.
Music I can just "feel" the difference compared to onboard.
Gaming - In Counter Strike Source I can actually tell where footsteps are coming from. Really nice.
They are also really durable.
I got mine for $25 off Newegg. HD DJ 202 if there the same thing
Great thanks

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post #6 of 14
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What's up with those? There a model down right?

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More like a model to the side. They are the circum-aural version of the HD 202. Where the HD 202 will sit on your ear, the HD 201s will sit around your ear. If you don't have large ears then I think you would find the HD 201s much more comfortable. There won't be as much sound leakage either.
    
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post #7 of 14
The 201's have a more natural sound. I listened to both, and the 202's seem have to over exaggerated bass which I didn't like too much.
Edited by bstew - 12/23/08 at 1:49pm
    
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post #8 of 14
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Greta guys +REP to you both!

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post #9 of 14
I had these headphones, and I loved them. I ended up selling them to get the Creative Fatality set with the built in mic and I totally regret it.

Sennheiser ftw.
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post #10 of 14
I love my HD201's, the bass is way too bloated with the HD202's and the HD201's are a lot more comfortable and I own both pair
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