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post #12311 of 38153
Got a pair of 5 year old beat up Sennheiser HD 595 and a pair of less beat up Sennheiser HD 598 which is 2 years old now

The Sennheiser HD 595 looks like they have been through a warzone or something
Edited by shilka - 12/8/12 at 2:24pm
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post #12312 of 38153
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LOL. Well, then.
And Monoprice has a lot of hidden gems. The next time I'm looking for a throw-around pair, I'll look at those. How do you think they'd withstand in a bag with a few college books?

smile.gif yes, they have some amazing hidden gems. These specific Cans are actually rebrand's of these KICKER cans, There is only one difference between them. The kicker's have Blue KICKER lableing on the back of the actual can and on the pad that covers the driver's. Everything else is identical, same cable's, same 1/4 plug adapter(all gold plated!)
See below for comments on durability.
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Originally Posted by HPE1000 View Post

They are 20$ and people say they are pretty solid headphones build wise, if they break, its not a huge deal tongue.gif

First off, THIS! They are $30 after shipping(I suggest buying more than a single pair) so it's NBD if they fall apart, however they are very well built. I tossed them at my brother in law(audio nut) and let him listen and poke at them (15-20 hrs of use/burn in if that's your thing). After he jammed for a few moments he said "Damn, those are nice! they had to set you back at least $80-$100". The look on his face was priceless. He promptly ordered 4 pairs:)
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Originally Posted by bumblebee1980 View Post

some replacement ear pads cost more than those headphones!

Depends on how you look at it.

Add in These ear pads and this
Lastly add
this bad boy

Your total will run in at $100(less if you got creative). I would be shocked if you could find a better set up for the same price. If you get the mod mic with mute option its almost impossible to beat the quality of it, And these can's are totally worth more money.

Or you could just drop the $30 and leave them stock, great pair of travel/loaner/backup can's to have around.
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post #12313 of 38153
Monoprice is definitely a nice way to go for CHEAP headphones. The Price to Performance ratio is very good. I don't understand the purpose of buying 4. Not like they'll fall apart.
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Monoprice is definitely a nice way to go for CHEAP headphones. The Price to Performance ratio is very good. I don't understand the purpose of buying 4. Not like they'll fall apart.

When I ordered I got 3. One for me and 2 as gift's for family members. The only reason I suggested ordering more than one pair is to midigate the shipping some... Sorry, I'm a cheap bastard biggrin.gif
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post #12315 of 38153
Shure SRH440





my ear fits nicely in the cup

at 68$ new it was a steal...

I almost kill my wallet and get the 1440 at 215$.....but no frown.gif
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post #12316 of 38153
I'm more interested in your keyboard.
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I'm more interested in your keyboard.

Sidewinder X6.

I've got the X4, solid keyboards.
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Audio-Technica ATH-M50S count? Just purchased those, still waiting for them to arrive in AFG with my FiiO E11 Amp.
    
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post #12319 of 38153
in addition to my HA-RX700s and ATH-AD700 headphones


I am now the proud and happy owner of Audio Technia ATH-M50 headphones

early xmas present enjoying them greatly..

post #12320 of 38153
A match made in heaven



this SHURE HP are nice to drive, the Vita drives them very easy
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