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Hi guys. I don't know if I should be asking this question here, but I guess you guys know a lot about headphones.

I found some headphones in my budget and just need to know which one is the best.
http://www.frys.com/product/2574581?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
http://www.frys.com/product/5578890?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
http://www.frys.com/product/2574601?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
http://www.frys.com/product/6085128?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

And here another set of headphones that are a little out of my budget, but I might deiced to get one of these if I can wait long enough.
http://www.frys.com/product/5851583?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
http://www.frys.com/product/120234?s...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG
http://www.frys.com/product/2574561?...H:MAIN_RSLT_PG

I will be using these to listen to hip-hop/rap and r&b.

If you have any other recommendation please tell me. I prefer to get them from frys or newegg.

Thanks a lot for your help.
Out of all those, the MDR-V6 is the most respectable. All the lower-end MDR series headphones are atrocious. The V150 was just painful to wear. The V6 actually is used by a lot of radio stations and studios as a standard. The two gripes I have about the V6 is the use of the coiled cable and the fact that it doesn't fit my ears correctly because I have elf ears, other than that it sounds pretty good.
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Out of all those, the MDR-V6 is the most respectable. All the lower-end MDR series headphones are atrocious. The V150 was just painful to wear. The V6 actually is used by a lot of radio stations and studios as a standard. The two gripes I have about the V6 is the use of the coiled cable and the fact that it doesn't fit my ears correctly because I have elf ears, other than that it sounds pretty good.
OK so if I go for heaphones that are $50+ I will get the V6.
What about less than $30?
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Just buy the JVC RX700 for a few dollars extra....
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Just buy the JVC RX700 for a few dollars extra....
They are $30 at newegg, I might get them or the V6.
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OK so if I go for heaphones that are $50+ I will get the V6.
What about less than $30?
Finding a good headphone less than $30 is hard. I've heard the Sennheiser HD201 and the HD202 and they both were...crappy, for lack of a better word, not to mention uncomfortable. Now for $29.99 + $2.99 shipping, you can get the JVC HA-RX700. It's VERY big so it's not something you wear outside your room but it's a great headphone that's well-built. If you want something for portable use, the JVC HA-S700 from what I've read is decent. Amazon is a departure from your two stores but it's not like Amazon's a bad retailer.
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Are the MDRV6 really big? Or are they portable?
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Are the MDRV6 really big? Or are they portable?
They're actually pretty portable. They fold up and come with a carrying bag. It's much smaller compared to the RX700.
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ATH-AD700s from me
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What I have (off the top of my head)
Ultimate Ears TripleFi 10
Audio Technica ATH-AD700
Bose QuietComfort 2
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OK so if I go for heaphones that are $50+ I will get the V6.
What about less than $30?
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Finding a good headphone less than $30 is hard. I've heard the Sennheiser HD201 and the HD202 and they both were...crappy, for lack of a better word, not to mention uncomfortable. Now for $29.99 + $2.99 shipping, you can get the JVC HA-RX700. It's VERY big so it's not something you wear outside your room but it's a great headphone that's well-built. If you want something for portable use, the JVC HA-S700 from what I've read is decent. Amazon is a departure from your two stores but it's not like Amazon's a bad retailer.
Stay away from the low end sony's. I used to have some v250's and they were uncomfortable, and had terrible isolation. Even my hd202's were better. The hd202 have loads of bass which would be good for the genres you listen to (compared to the hd201 which I've heard have very little bass). I'd agree with RallyMaster though, if you can afford it try to get something better. The hd202 are just ok.
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