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post #6891 of 38344
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post #6892 of 38344
Hey guys,

I want a pair of closed headphones for Outdoor/Bus/Train use.
I don't want them to be overly pricey or bulky, preferably under $100 USD (Or close to) if possible.

The Headphones I am looking at are:
- Sennheiser HD 215's, HD 205's, HD 201's (If the cheaper ones are Good for the price I'd rather go with those, I just want a really good pair, not supreme sound for my first pair.)

Want:
- Near $100 USD (<$150 AUD)
- Closed
- Easily Driven (I have an iPod Nano and a Fiio E5)
- >2m single cable with 3.5mm End (With 3.5mm to 6.5mm Adapter)
- Single headband (Nothing fancy like the Audio Technica ATH-AD's)
- Sound Attenuation (I don't want to hear others, they don't want to hear me)

Use:
- For around house but mainly a pair I can take out with me when I'm in the city/shops/etc...
- Public Transport
- A pair that can sit around my neck, so nothing ridiculously huge.

What could you recommend I look for, Thank you.
- R34P3R

:: EDIT ::
After a quick re-think, reading some more reviews, and a serious think about my Budget. (And how much I've spent recently)

- I've decided to go with a pair of HD 205's.
- So, besides all the reviews I've read, anyone have anything to add? (Sound: Bass, Mid, High & Comfort)
 
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post #6893 of 38344
uh have you looked into the IEM market? you can get quite good ones for that price and they atenuate sound and they dont leak.. easy to drive also. unless you get the er4's that are 100 ohm. but i think their out of yoru price range.
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post #6894 of 38344
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Originally Posted by AUS.R34P3R View Post
Hey guys,

I want a pair of closed headphones for Outdoor/Bus/Train use.
I don't want them to be overly pricey or bulky, preferably under $100 USD (Or close to) if possible.

The Headphones I am looking at are:
- Sennheiser HD 215's, HD 205's, HD 201's (If the cheaper ones are Good for the price I'd rather go with those, I just want a really good pair, not supreme sound for my first pair.)

Want:
- Near $100 USD (<$150 AUD)
- Closed
- Easily Driven (I have an iPod Nano and a Fiio E5)
- >2m single cable with 3.5mm End (With 3.5mm to 6.5mm Adapter)
- Single headband (Nothing fancy like the Audio Technica ATH-AD's)
- Sound Attenuation (I don't want to hear others, they don't want to hear me)

Use:
- For around house but mainly a pair I can take out with me when I'm in the city/shops/etc...
- Public Transport
- A pair that can sit around my neck, so nothing ridiculously huge.

What could you recommend I look for, Thank you.
- R34P3R

:: EDIT ::
After a quick re-think, reading some more reviews, and a serious think about my Budget. (And how much I've spent recently)

- I've decided to go with a pair of HD 205's.
- So, besides all the reviews I've read, anyone have anything to add? (Sound: Bass, Mid, High & Comfort)
maybe think aobut some used A500/700s.. great headphones for the price.
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post #6895 of 38344
I'm selling my klipsch images when they get back from RMA, need the money...any recommendations on some cheap IEMs/earbuds? Been out the game for a while, how are yuin doing?
    
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Originally Posted by Niko-Time View Post
I'm selling my klipsch images when they get back from RMA, need the money...any recommendations on some cheap IEMs/earbuds? Been out the game for a while, how are yuin doing?
I really want to hear some Yuins ... I've heard really good things about them from folks I trust ...
    
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post #6897 of 38344
The YK2's were good when I had them (while back, sold them/lost them probably...), they released anything new since then?
    
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the uk3's is the only thing i can think off thats newer than the pk2's
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post #6899 of 38344
You can add me to the list just got some Sennheiser HD555s and they're so damn beautiful. Got an X-Fi Xtreme Gamer on the way as well to make the most out of them.
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uhoh... I found another Havana on Audiogon, brace for wallet impact :S
Haha, I saw that and thought the same thing. I'm thinking I need to go cheaper though for the time being, but it hasn't stopped my fingers from opening up firefox and going to audiogon to see if it's still available . The emu-0404 I have will be going back to my friend at the end of the week so I really need to make a source decision soon. I'm terribly indecisive when it comes to stuff like this.

Oh and my hd580s sold so its just the k501s and the jvcs for now. In other news, I have a beautiful blue kicas caliente on my desk that has about 2 hours on it atm. Initial impressions are that she sounds as good as she looks.

That's all you get for now though . I'll do an actual review once I've listened some more.
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